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Pelosi Cites Progress on Stimulus With Two Sides Still Far Apart

  • Self-imposed Friday deadline for agreement looms over talks
  • Trump aide says president is prepared to use executive action
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WATCH: House Speaker Pelosi says we have to think big about stimulus.Source: Bloomberg)
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said negotiations on a new virus relief package are making progress, but the two sides remained at an impasse on major issues with their self-imposed Friday deadline for an agreement looming.

With no deal immediately in the offing, President Donald Trump said Thursday he is ready to sign orders extending enhanced unemployment benefits for the jobless and imposing a payroll tax holiday for employers and workers.