Pennsylvania Dem: Trump has proven he's 'interested in negotiating'

Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.), expressed hope on CNN Wednesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch To ward off recession, Trump should keep his mouth and smartphone shut Trump: 'Who is our bigger enemy,' Fed chief or Chinese leader? MORE and the new Democratic majority in the House could negotiate.

“I think the president has proven that he’s interested in negotiating on a number of issues, he has talked a lot about prescription drugs recently and infrastructure,” Lamb said, referring to a phone call Trump made to Rep. Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiMoulton drops out of presidential race after struggling to gain traction Conservatives push Trump tariff relief over payroll tax cuts Democrats press FBI, DHS on response to white supremacist violence MORE (D-Calif.) Wednesday night.

“He’s clearly interested and there’s no Democratic or Republican way to build a bridge or a road.”


Lamb also reaffirmed to CNN that he will not support Pelosi for Speaker of the House.

Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDemocrats press FBI, DHS on response to white supremacist violence The Hill's 12:30 Report: Democratic field narrows with Inslee exit McConnell rejects Democrats' 'radical movement' to abolish filibuster MORE (R-Ky.) have both expressed optimism about potential avenues for bipartisan cooperation following the midterm elections.

Lamb beat Rep. Keith RothfusKeith James RothfusThe 31 Trump districts that will determine the next House majority Trump's most memorable insults and nicknames of 2018 Pennsylvania New Members 2019 MORE (R-Pa.) in Pennsylvania's newly drawn 17th District. He previously won a surprise victory in a special election the state's old 18th District.