House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday confirmed that she has not spoken to President Trump for more than a year -- but said working with intermediaries has brought results, and talks don't have to be "person-to-person."
Pelosi was asked by MSNBC host Nicole Wallace if, a year after she walked out of a contentious Oct. 16 meeting at the White House and stopped speaking with Trump, if she would be open if Trump ever reached out to “open that channel of conversation.”
"Well, it would depend on what the purpose is," Pelosi said.
She then suggested that she had in fact been more productive negotiating with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and others in the White House.
“Let me say, without the two of us speaking person-to-person, but, either through the airwaves or through the President's intermediaries, we were able, in that period of time, to pass a huge omnibus bill to keep government open, working with Secretary Mnuchin then,” she said.
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