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House passed the bill to fund the government. until February

The sun sets at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, December 2, 2021, with the deadline for government funding approaching.  Senate Republicans are poised to block a funding bill from passing as they are forced to debate the Biden administration's rollback of a COVID-19 vaccine regulation for some workers.  (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

The sun sets at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, December 2, 2021, with the deadline for government funding approaching. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

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UPDATE 5:33 PM PT – Thursday, December 2, 2021

The House of Representatives passed a bill extending government funding until February 18.

The measure passed on Thursday and is now making its way to the Senate, where it faces a partisan fight. Several Republicans in the Senate said they would push for the shutdown in an effort to counter Joe Biden’s OSHA vaccine authorization. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.) told reporters he expects the bill to pass the senate by Thursday night.

Meanwhile, Biden said he doesn’t believe the government will shut down this weekend.

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Biden hinted that there would be no federal shutdown unless someone decided to do something erratic. This comes after lawmakers in the House of Representatives agreed on a bill that would fund government agencies through February 18.

While Biden seems confident the shutdown won’t happen, again, some Republican senators have threatened not to support the measure unless they can vote on repeal. regulations on COVID-19 vaccines for businesses.

Lawmakers in the Senate have Friday midnight to act.

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