Congress this week is tasked with negotiating a deal to avoid a shutdown of some federal agencies. Current government funding runs out Friday, though House Republican leaders are proposing a two-week extension through a "continuing resolution" that would keep the government funded until Dec. 22. Democrats are demanding a deal on protecting young undocumented immigrants as part of a budget agreement, but Republicans don't want to include the immigration fix, suggesting a possible deadlock. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that they agreed to meet with President Trump at the White House on Thursday — one day before funding is set to elapse — to "discuss the year-end agenda."
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