WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24:  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addresses reporters following a lunch with Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, October 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.  Trump joined the senators to talk about upcoming legislation, including the proposed GOP tax cuts and reform. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Winners and losers of the Senate tax bill
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Deadline is Friday to pass a spending bill

Republicans are expected to pass a two-week extension

Trump and congressional leaders meet Thursday at the White House

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The prognosis to avert a government shutdown looks promising for now as the House and the Senate voted Thursday for a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running for another two weeks.

But all eyes will be on the White House, where