Pelosi says administration reviewing U.S. COVID-19 aid bill: CNN interview

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrives for her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters in Washington, U.S., October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said the Trump administration was reviewing the latest proposal for further COVID-19 relief over the weekend and that she expected a response on Monday, adding that she was still optimistic a deal could be reached.

In an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” program, Pelosi said she would still pursue an agreement after the Nov. 3 election regardless of its outcome. But, she added, she wanted to see a deal for another round of federal financial aid amid the novel coronavirus pandemic as soon as possible.

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