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WH budget meeting planned with Trump, congressional leaders

With shirts saying "fight poverty not the poor," people with the "Poor People's Campaign" gesture the group to remain quiet as the group leaves the Capitol Rotunda after praying in an act of civil disobedience in protest of the GOP tax overhaul, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 05, 2017 - 12:21 AM

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have scheduled a summit to begin sorting out their budget differences. That's from top lawmakers and the White House.

And a clash that could produce a partial government shutdown by the weekend hangs in the balance.

The meeting, set for Thursday at the White House, comes just a day before federal spending expires that's needed to keep agencies functioning beyond midnight Friday night.

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