President Donald Trump says that empowering and promoting women in business are priorities in his administration.


In a round-table discussion, the president is telling a group of female business owners that his team will work on barriers women face. He says the administration is also trying to make childcare more affordable and accessible.


WATCH: Trump’s comments during roundtable discussion

The gathering comes on the first work day since the Republican-led plan to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law was pulled before a House vote, a major setback for the Trump administration.


The White House is trying to focus this week on another campaign priority: creating jobs and economic issues.

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