Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY Published 10:20 a.m. ET Oct. 8, 2020 | Updated 12:52 p.m. ET Oct. 8, 2020CLOSE House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump is “putting himself first at the expense of the country” by halting negotiations over a new coronavirus aid package from Congress. (Oct. 6) AP DomesticThe airline industry says jobs are being held hostage while House and Senate leaders bicker over the terms of a new aid package.In a letter published Wednesday, a dozen industry trade groups and unions said they all agree that a stand-alone deal is necessary and urged the majority and minority leaders of both legislative bodies to reconcile their differences as soon as possible.”There continues to be strong, broad, and bipartisan willingness to protect jobs and livelihoods in the airline industry by extending the successful Payroll Support Program (PSP), which was part of the CARES Act,” read the letter, which was signed by Airlines for America, which represents the carriers, and unions representing pilots, flight attendants and other front-line workers.Time is running out: The House adjourned last week without passing a comprehensive new stimulus bill, and the Senate is scheduled to leave town Friday. Neither is due back for until mid-November.”Both the Senate and

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