House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday’s negotiators have two days to reach agreement on the next coronavirus stimulus plan.
Negotiators are expected to reach an agreement within 48 hours to ensure President Donald Trump can sign it before the November elections, which are just weeks away.
Negotiations remain stalled in Congress as Republicans and Democrats continue to work out the details.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave a 48-hour deadline on Sunday which said negotiators must meet to be able to reach agreement on the next coronavirus stimulus package ahead of the November 3 election.
In an interview with ABC̵
7;s “This Week,” the California Democrat said the next two days will be crucial in terms of timing for the bill to be signed by President Donald Trump ahead of the presidential election.
Just over two weeks before the election, pressure is mounting to produce a second round of stimulus checks for Americans and small businesses whose finances and economic outlook have been troubled by the coronavirus pandemic.
In recent weeks, the Trump administration has made an aggressive push to get the next stimulus package out before the election.
Asked Sunday whether the Americans can expect to get a second round of aid within this time frame, Pelosi said, “Well, that depends on the administration.”