President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama had dinner with former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the White House last week.
The four dined together last Friday, according to th White House.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest confirmed the dinner Friday but said it was "private" and he could not reveal any further details. He denied that the former president advised Obama to meet with congressional Republicans, and said Obama's engagement began earlier than that.
The event was not listed on Obama's public schedule.