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Trump Joins Chorus Saying Agreement on New Virus Aid is Close

  • Pelosi says ‘common ground’ will propel deal toward conclusion
  • McConnell, Trump, others talk about terms of deal on Sunday
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Trump: Getting Close to Deal on Additional Aid for Small Businesses
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Democratic leaders and the White House are close to an agreement for as much as $450 billion to top a loan program aimed at helping small businesses stay afloat and provide funds for hospitals and coronavirus testing.

“We have a good chance of getting a deal,” President Donald Trump said Sunday evening at a White House press briefing, mentioning both the small-business element and “helping our hospitals,” including in rural areas.