“We’re getting our information the way everyone else is, in the media,” Pelosi said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
As for talks over another pandemic bailout, Pelosi likewise said she is awaiting word from the White House, indicating the administration owes her answers on whether it will accept the latest terms from House Democrats. “We want to see that they will agree on what we need to do to crush the virus so that we can open the economy and open our schools safely,” the speaker said.
Trump, tweeting from the hospital on Saturday, indicated he wants to reach a deal.
It was arguably his strongest endorsement yet of another round of economic relief for a faltering recovery.
Significant hurdles remain.
The two sides remain at odds over the price tag for the whole measure. House Democrats approved a $2.2 trillion package late Thursday; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, one of