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Fox News alert for you because government shutdown has been averted just moments ago the white not the house I say I should say.
Approved a one trillion dollar spending bill to avoid a partial shut down -- was set to take effect just ten hours from now.
It's a brand new hour of America live on -- -- brought it in from making Kelly.
Now attention turns to whether lawmakers can come together on two other major questions that loom large.
Will the government take more money from your paycheck in the new year.
And will America move quickly to build a new oil pipeline she congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel is live on Capitol Hill with the latest what do we know -- -- -- in the vote in the house first ball was to 96 to 121 we expect the -- will likely vote.
-- -- on the government funding issue and even though that is after midnight tonight -- technically the government runs out of money.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says it shouldn't be a problem Nicholas.
But the administration I'm told by the majority it takes to do.
So that if it's pass one house would not be a government shutdown so I think everybody.
Be reassured that's not gonna happen.
Still be worked out is the payroll tax holiday issue Republicans are demanding.
The keystone XL pipeline which would run from Canada at a Port Arthur, Texas.
Must be included they argue it would create tens of thousands of jobs.
And it is privately financed -- wouldn't cost the taxpayers.
A dime while not showing his hand.
The senate majority leader seemed hopeful.
Final issues would be resolved.
-- com I have just got finished a meeting.
How we are making really good progress.
On being good penalty issues that everyone knows where else -- you are not there yet but we're very very close.
Now -- -- dynamic is the speaker of -- of the house and senator McConnell have made clear Republicans will not accept an extension of the payroll tax holiday.
Without the Keystone Pipeline included.
President Obama has been against including the pipeline in this payroll tax holiday issue so all -- here.
We'll be on the White House briefing with Jay Carney later this hour to see.
Where things stand from their perspective.
-- -- any of the keeping aisle that as we will and we'll bring everyone the developments that.
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