No end to US aid deadlock despite Pelosi, Mnuchin meeting

Washington (AFP) – A meeting between US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday failed to resolve a deadlock on additional aid to the US economy, but the two sides agreed to keep talking.The failure to reach a compromise sets the stage for potentially thousands of job cuts in the airline industry as a deal expires Thursday under which US carriers that received billions in aid promised not to lay off workers.President Donald Trump’s administration and Democratic leaders have been at a stalemate for months on a follow-up to the $2.2 trillion CARES…

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