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Pelosi "optimistic" about relief deal with White House, but Senate GOP remains resistant

CBS News Tuesday, 20 October 2020
House speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's "optimstic" about the prospect of a coronavirus relief deal with the White House, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is advising the Trump administration against a comprehensive deal. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang, and Politico White House reporter Tina Nguyen spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about whether any of the much-needed aid is likely to be coming soon.
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