Pelosi anticipates bipartisan support for coronavirus bill in U.S. House

Speaker of the House Pelosi speaks to news reporters ahead of a vote on the coronavirus relief bill on Capitol Hill in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi expects that her chamber will approve the coronavirus economic relief bill passed by the Senate late on Wednesday in a strong bipartisan vote on Friday.

Pelosi told reporters on Thursday that the bill is about "mitigation" of the effects of the deadly global pandemic.

(Reporting by David Morgan and Doina Chiacu; Writing Lisa Lambert, Editing by Franklin Paul)