Pelosi Claims ‘Great Progress’ on Bailout Deal
Just a day after negotiations seemed to break down, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struck a confident tone. So did Rep. Barney Frank, who threw in some of his patented sass: “Now that Sen. McCain is safely in Mississippi, we can get to serious work.”
Wait, before you go…
REP. FRANK: Says he expects the Paulson plan, rather than the Republicans’ alternative, to remain the essence of the bill.
“We’re back on the progress track. Now that Sen. McCain is safely in Mississippi, we can get to serious work.”
Plus: ABC’s George Stephanopoulos reports Senate sources say a Senate vote on a bailout bill “unlikely” before Wednesday.
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