The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, said yesterday that a deal on a pandemic bailout package was getting closer.
"We are making progress," Pelosi said yesterday. She was in talks with Treasury Secretary Steven Minuchin over a new a new bipartisan aid package every day last week, meeting face-to-face on Wednesday.
Pelosi urged airlines not to lay off workers as the rescue package was on the way.
The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a $2.2 trillion fiscal stimulus package last week, but it likely will not pass in the Republican-controlled Senate