House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said staffers and representatives are reviewing the stimulus deal reached in the Senate overnight Tuesday while declining to commit to a vote in the House on Wednesday.
“We have our staff and our chairman reviewing the bill. Im optimistic but well see,” Pelosi told reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Asked if the House could vote as early as today, Pelosi said: “No, we havent seen the bill yet. The Senate will vote first.”
“Well see the bill and see when the Senate votes,” she added. “So theres no decision about timing until we see the bill.”
The House went into session at 10 a.m. for a brief session before adjourning in less than two minutes. Theres nothing on the schedule until 11 a.m. Thursday.
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