Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she was “certain” the House would pass the Senate’s $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill Friday with strong support from both parties.
“We have the legislation that will come to the floor tomorrow. I anticipate, I feel certain we will have a strong bipartisan vote. We take some pride in the fact,” the California Democrat said at the Capitol during her weekly press briefing.
Pelosi, who turned 80 Thursday — said that Democrats had to perform “jiu jitsu” on the Republicans’ initial proposal, which she said favored corporations over workers.
“We did jiu jitsu on it. It went from a corporate-first proposal that the Republicans put forth in the senate to a workers’ first — Democratic workers’ first legislation,” she said.
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