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Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, said on Sunday she thinks a deal can be reached with the White House on a coronavirus relief package and that talks were continuing, Reuters reports.
“We are having our conversations. And when I have a conversation with the administration, it is in good faith,” Pelosi said on CNN. “I trust (Treasury) Secretary (Steve) Mnuchin to represent something that can reach a solution. And I believe we can come to an agreement.”
The White House has announced Donald Trump will hold a news conference in the Brady briefing room at 5pm as the US senate prepares to begin the confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett. Republican lawmakers have floated 12 October as a possible start date for Senate judiciary committee hearings.