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Pelosi: US relief package talks “making progress”

5 Oct 2020 02:57 PM

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

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