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

Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.), expressed hope on CNN Wednesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump knocks BuzzFeed over Cohen report, points to Russia dossier DNC says it was targeted by Russian hackers after fall midterms BuzzFeed stands by Cohen report: Mueller should 'make clear what he's disputing' 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 Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiOn The Money: Trump teases 'major announcement' Saturday on shutdown | Fight with Dems intensifies | Pelosi accuses Trump of leaking trip to Afghanistan | Mnuchin refuses to testify on shutdown impacts Ellen DeGeneres buys cheesecakes from furloughed federal workers who were baking to make ends meet Trump teases 'major announcement' about shutdown on Saturday 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 McConnellTSA agents protest government shutdown at Pittsburgh airport The case for Russia sanctions Pompeo planning to meet with Pat Roberts amid 2020 Senate speculation MORE (R-Ky.) have both expressed optimism about potential avenues for bipartisan cooperation following the midterm elections.

Lamb beat Rep. Keith RothfusKeith James RothfusTrump's most memorable insults and nicknames of 2018 Pennsylvania New Members 2019 Pennsylvania Dem: Trump has proven he's 'interested in negotiating' 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.