Dodgers officials met with Harper on Sunday in Las Vegas.
Sources told ESPN and The Athletic that the Dodgers first contracted Harper's camp a couple of weeks ago regarding the short-term deal. Sources confirmed to MLB.com that the Dodgers are interested in Harper.
The 26-year-old from Las Vegas hit .249 last season with 34 home runs and a career-high 100 RBIs in 159 games for the Nationals. Harper has made nearly $48 million during his seven-year Major League Baseball tenure.