The latest news on BP
The meeting will be on Obama's turf and, he vowed to an angry nation, on his terms.
Several Democrats have put forward a bill to get rid of the liability cap.
Members of Congress chastised large oil companies, accusing them of being no better prepared than BP.
Polls show new interest from voters in tackling carbon pollution.
"Cut and cap" shows promise but oil likely to continue to leak through the summer.
Democrats propose legislation for an increase in the tax oil companies pay into a spill liability fund.
The geyser of oil spewing from the sea floor is tapering off, but there's no quick fix.
Obama says it's "way too early to be optimistic" about BP's latest control effort.