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

Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.), expressed hope on CNN Wednesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpUSAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year DOJ appeals ruling preventing it from replacing Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation lawsuit 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 PelosiGovernors take heat for violating their own coronavirus restrictions Spending deal clears obstacle in shutdown fight Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation 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 McConnellHarris says she has 'not yet' spoken to Pence Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year Feinstein departure from top post sets stage for Judiciary fight MORE (R-Ky.) have both expressed optimism about potential avenues for bipartisan cooperation following the midterm elections.

Lamb beat Rep. Keith RothfusKeith James RothfusConor Lamb defeats Trump-backed challenger for reelection in Pennsylvania CNN's Tapper tried to talk GOP candidate out of running against Democratic incumbent: report Lobbying world 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.