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Pelosi Reacts to Virus Stimulus Deal, Declines to Say When House Will Vote

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said staffers and representatives are reviewing the stimulus deal reached in the Senate overnight Tuesday while declining to commit to a vote in the House on Wednesday.

“We have our staff and our chairman reviewing the bill. Im optimistic but well see,” Pelosi told reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

Asked if the House could vote as early as today, Pelosi said: “No, we havent seen the bill yet. The Senate will vote first.”

“Well see the bill and see when the Senate votes,” she added. “So theres no decision about timing until we see the bill.”

The House went into session at 10 a.m. for a brief session before adjourning in less than two minutes. Theres nothing on the schedule until 11 a.m. Thursday.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (C) leaves the offices of Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) as negotiations continued into the night on a $2 trillion economic stimulus in response to the coronavirus pandemic at the U.S. Capitol on March 24, 2020. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), center, leaves a meeting in Washington on March 24, 2020. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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