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 Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary 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 PelosiOvernight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — California monitoring 8,400 people for coronavirus | Pence taps career official to coordinate response | Dems insist on guardrails for funding Overnight Energy: Murkowski, Manchin unveil major energy bill | Lawmakers grill EPA chief over push to slash agency's budget | GOP lawmaker accuses Trump officials of 'playing politics' over Yucca Mountain Hillicon Valley — Presented by Facebook — Federal court rules tech giants can censor content | Trump upends surveillance fight | Senate passes bill barring federal funds for Huawei equipment 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 McConnellOvernight Energy: Murkowski, Manchin unveil major energy bill | Lawmakers grill EPA chief over push to slash agency's budget | GOP lawmaker accuses Trump officials of 'playing politics' over Yucca Mountain Lawmakers race to pass emergency coronavirus funding Trump upends controversial surveillance 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 gets 2020 challenger touted by Trump The 31 Trump districts that will determine the next House majority Trump's most memorable insults and nicknames of 2018 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.