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Mnuchin, Pelosi Keep Communications Going on Debt Ceiling Deal

  • The pair spoke twice on Saturday and will speak again Sunday
  • Congressional leaders seek to pair budget plan with debt limit
Nancy Pelosi on July 18.
Nancy Pelosi on July 18.Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin kept the lines of communication open on Saturday in a bid to reach a deal on the U.S. debt ceiling, and plan to do so again on Sunday morning.

The pair spoke for some 15 minutes around 4:10 p.m. Washington time on Saturday, after talking earlier in the day and on Friday afternoon, according to a Pelosi aide. No further details were provided.