According to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats and the White House are closer to reaching an agreement on a stimulus plan. On Sunday, Pelosi stated there was agreement on some subjects, like testing, but noted there’s still work to be done on the language of the legislation.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin recently criticized Nancy Pelosi for her unwillingness to reach a compromise on a COVID relief bill. The secretary and House speaker held yet another round of stimulus talks on Wednesday, but could not reach an agreement.
White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow has said he believes a stimulus deal is still on the table. During a recent interview, Kudlow voiced his optimism for a stimulus package getting through Congress.
President Trump has reversed his position on another round of coronavirus stimulus. On Friday, the President called for a bigger relief package with higher spending and stated he would like to see a deal.