Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill before President Donald Trump's speech to the nation, in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill before President Donald Trump's speech to the nation, in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill before President Donald Trump's speech to the nation, in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. J. Scott Applewhite AP

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