WASHINGTON - D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday that she will travel to New York City Tuesday to meet with President-elect Donald Trump.
The two will meet at Trump Tower at 11 a.m. in New York. Bowser is expected to talk with Trump about a number of issues, including infrastructure, and statehood.
Mayor Bowser released the following statement Monday:
"I am pleased the President-elect accepted our request for a sit down meeting to discuss Washington, DC's priorities. It is a longstanding point of pride for Washingtonians to be gracious hosts for Presidents and the federal government.
Tomorrow, I will speak with the President-Elect on how we can work together to continue Washington, DC's growth. Washington, DC has passed 21 consecutive budgets, has a healthy cash reserve, a falling unemployment rate, improving schools, our population grows by nearly 1,000 per month, as well as record numbers of visitors and business interests looking to invest in Washington, DC from around the world.
We have an opportunity to continue this growth in partnership with the next Administration, and I look forward to sharing our priorities with the President-Elect."
Chief of Staff John Falchiccio and Senior Adviser Beverly Perry will also accompany Mayor Bowser for the meeting.