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Pelosi Shifts Deadline If Trump Wants Pre-Election Stimulus

  • Trump confident he could persuade GOP to back ‘good’ deal
  • Sides have been at impasse for months as election looms
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Watch: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is saying that Tuesday is now the deadline for an agreement on stimulus before the election. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Nancy Pelosi set a Tuesday deadline for more progress with the White House on a fiscal stimulus deal before the Nov. 3 election, while President Donald Trump renewed his offer to go beyond the dollar amounts now on the table.

The flurry of weekend developments, raising optimism about progress on an aid package, boosted U.S. stock index futures in early Asian trading. S&P 500 futures rose 0.4% in early Tokyo trading.