The White House and congressional leaders may be near a deal on a new wave of coronavirus relief funding. The proposal would replenish a small business loan program that ran out of money.
NOEL KING, HOST:
The White House and congressional leaders are working on a new wave of coronavirus relief funding. It’s to help replenish the small-business loan program that ran out of money in less than two weeks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on ABC News yesterday that an agreement is close.
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NANCY PELOSI: Everything we’ve done – three bills in March were all bipartisan. This interim package will be, too. And the businesses will have the money in a timely fashion.
KING: NPR congressional reporter Kelsey Snell has been following this one. Hey, Kelsey.
KELSEY SNELL, BYLINE: Hi there. Good morning.
KING: So the bill that’s being discussed now, what Speaker