House Speaker Pelosi sees ‘real optimism’ for coronavirus deal in next few hours: CNBC


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that later on Tuesday Congress could soon reach a deal to pass an economic relief package for the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

“I think there is a real optimism that we could get something done in the next few hours,” she said in an interview with CNBC.

Reporting by Doina Chiacu and Lisa Lambert; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama