WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday morning a deal on federal coronavirus aid needs to be struck within 48 hours to get relief to Americans before Election Day.
Pelosi spoke on ABC’s “This Week” saying she and the White House are at an “impasse” over a bipartisan deal that’s expected to send $1,200 checks to most Americans.
“We don’t have agreement on the language yet,” Pelosi said.
That language centers around testing requirements and contract tracing for coronavirus infections as well as ensuring the bill addresses “disproportionate impact on communities of color,” according to the New York Times.
As negotiations between Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin make little movement, the Senate is set to vote this week on a $500 billion “skinny”…