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

Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.), expressed hope on CNN Wednesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Countdown clock is on for Mueller conclusions Omar: White supremacist attacks are rising because Trump publicly says 'Islam hates us' 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 PelosiHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Omar controversies shadow Dems at AIPAC Five things to watch as AIPAC conference kicks off MORE (D-Calif.) Wednesday night.

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

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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 McConnellLessons from the 1999 U.S. military intervention in Kosovo Five things to watch as AIPAC conference kicks off Romney helps GOP look for new path on climate change 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.