“I hope not. People will die,” she said.
The House of Representatives is currently scheduled to return to the next vote in mid-September, though Democratic leaders have told room members to return to earlier if they can reach a deal. with the White House about the previous stimulus. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said he would give lawmakers 24-hour notice to go to Washington to pick up the ballots.
The negotiators Pelosi points out that negotiators remain far apart in negotiations.
“We have a huge difference in our values,” she said in an interview with MSNBC.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, meanwhile, blamed Democrats for the delay.
“Democrats seem to have been properly executed,”; the Kentucky Republican said on Wednesday.
Pelosi hit Republicans over the stalemate, saying they were “disorganized, disorganized and disbelief in governance or science.”
“Let’s meet in the middle, we said all of that,” said Pelosi. “But until they’re ready to do that, it’s no use sitting in a room and letting them tell us states should go bankrupt.”
Pelosi on Wednesday forecast confidence that Republicans would return to talks.
“As a matter of fact, they’ll have to discuss it,” she said.
CNN’s Manu Raju contributed to this report.