FILE - The motorcade for U.S. President Donald Trump heads back to the White House from his trip to Camp David, Sunday, June 3, 2018, near Thurmont, Md.
FILE - The motorcade for U.S. President Donald Trump heads back to the White House from his trip to Camp David, Sunday, June 3, 2018, near Thurmont, Md.

White House senior staff will be gathering over the weekend at the Camp David presidential compound for a "staff retreat" to discuss the administration's priorities for 2019. And White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump will be joining them and leading meetings Sunday.

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Vice President Mike Pence talk as they walk down the steps of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Jan. 5, 2019, in Washington....
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The gathering comes as Mick Mulavney assumes his new role as acting chief of staff following John Kelly's departure earlier this week.

Meanwhile, Trump has tasked Vice President Mike Pence, senior adviser Jared Kushner and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen with meeting with House and Senate leadership staff to continue trying to hash out a deal to end the partial government shutdown.

It is now in its 14th day.