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Pelosi Says She Will Run for Speaker Again as Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Remain Stalled

Added 10-25-20 12:04:03pm EST - “Disagreements persist among House Democrats, Senate Republicans, and the Trump administration over what the next relief package should contain.” - Nationalreview.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nationalreview.com: “Pelosi Says She Will Run for Speaker Again as Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Remain Stalled | National Review”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she plans to run for speaker again as Democrats and Republicans struggle to reach a deal on another coronavirus stimulus package before the election in November.

“If Democrats keep the House, are you going to run for another term as Speaker?” CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Pelosi during an interview on State of the Union.

Talks on another stimulus bill to offset the economic damage of the pandemic remain sluggish as differences remain among House Democrats, Senate Republicans, and the Trump administration.

The White House offered to support a nearly $1.9 trillion stimulus bill, less than the $2.2 trillion bill House Democrats passed earlier this month. Two of the biggest sticking points are how much supplemental unemployment insurance to provide as well as Democrats’ request to send more aid to states and localities.

“I’ll never give up hope. I’m optimistic,” Pelosi said, adding that she sent the administration a list of concerns that she was informed she would receive feedback about on Monday.

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