Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: President Trump today welcomed Congress's top Democrats and Republicans to the White House. They are trying to work out a deal to keep the government open. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We're all here as a very friendly, well-unified group. It's a well-knit-together group of people, and we hope that we're going to make some great progress for our country. I think that will happen. KELLY: This evening, Congress passed a bill to fun the government for another two weeks. Now that sets up a new showdown just a few days before Christmas. NPR congressional reporter Kelsey Snell joins us from the Capitol. Hey there, Kelsey. KELSEY SNELL, BYLINE: Hi there. KELLY: So...
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Congressional Leaders Visit The White House Seeking To Avert A Government Shutdown