- The White House is open to a broader coronavirus stimulus plan, communications director Alyssa Farah said Thursday.
- President Donald Trump pulled out of stimulus talks on Tuesday and called for standalone bills for certain sectors, such as the airline industry.
- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said she would not agree to airline relief without a wider stimulus bill.
- Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke about a comprehensive relief package in a 40-minute phonecall on Thursday afternoon.
- Mnuchin made it clear President Donald Trump was open to a “comprehensive” funding package, Pelosi’s spokesman said.
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The Trump administration indicated on Thursday night that it was open to a broader coronavirus stimulus package — despite President Donald Trump pulling out of funding talks on Tuesday and calling for standalone relief bills.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had a 40-minute phone call