Sunday shows - Recession fears dominate

Recession fears dominated the Sunday morning political talk shows, with top White House officials offering assurances while 2020 Democratic presidential candidates pushed back on their optimism.

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Kudlow: 'There's no recession on the horizon'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
White House economic adviser Larry KudlowLarry KudlowMORE on Sunday sought to allay fears of an economic downturn, saying “I don’t see a recession at all.”
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White House trade adviser predicts 'with certainty' a strong economy through 2020
By REGINA ZILBERMINTS 
 
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday predicted that a combination of domestic and international economic factors would drive a strong U.S. economy through 2020.
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Buttigieg: We 'probably are' on cusp of recession
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegJD Vance takes aim at culture wars, childless politicians Poll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary The Hill's Morning Report - High-profile COVID-19 infections spark new worries MORE said on Sunday that the U.S. is "probably" on the cusp of a recession.
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O'Rourke: Trump driving global, US economy into recession
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Sunday slammed President TrumpDonald TrumpRonny Jackson, former White House doctor, predicts Biden will resign McCarthy: Pelosi appointing members of Jan. 6 panel who share 'pre-conceived narrative' Kinzinger denounces 'lies and conspiracy theories' while accepting spot on Jan. 6 panel MORE's tariffs on China, which he said were unsuccessful and have hurt Americans.
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Gillibrand: Rosy economic outlook not 'reflected in everyday, kitchen-table issues families are facing'
By REGINA ZILBERMINTS
 
Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandEquilibrium/ Sustainability — Presented by NextEra Energy — Clean power repurposes dirty power Senators hail 'historic changes' as competing proposals to tackle military sexual assault advance Overnight Defense: Military justice overhaul included in defense bill | Pentagon watchdog to review security of 'nuclear football' | Pentagon carries out first air strike in Somalia under Biden MORE (D-N.Y.), a 2020 presidential candidate, on Sunday dismissed a White House adviser's optimistic economic outlook, saying people she has met on the campaign trail "don't share his view."
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Navarro says Chinese tariffs are not hurting US
By REBECCA KLAR
 
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Sunday that the Trump administration's tariffs on China are not hurting U.S. consumers or famers, despite widespread warnings from other economists. 
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Support for free trade hits all-time high: poll
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Support in the U.S. for free trade has hit an all-time high, according to a poll released Sunday.
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Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinTo break the corporate tax logjam, tax overinflated CEO pay Six months in, two challenges could define Biden's presidency DACA court ruling puts weight of immigration reform on Democrats MORE (D-W.V.) said Sunday that President Trump has a “golden opportunity” to secure meaningful gun reforms in the wake of two deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
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Kudlow: Trump 'wants to take a look' at buying Greenland
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow confirmed on Sunday that the Trump administration is “looking at” purchasing Greenland following reports of its interest last week.
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Bullock: Putting Cuccinelli in charge of immigration 'like putting Putin in charge of election security'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve Bullock65 former governors, mayors back bipartisan infrastructure deal Arkansas, New Jersey governors to head National Governors Association Biden 'allies' painting him into a corner MORE (D), a 2020 White House hopeful, on Sunday blasted acting United States Citizenship and Immigration Services head Ken Cuccinelli, saying putting the immigration hardliner in charge of immigration is similar to tasking Russian president Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinFox News: 'Entirely unacceptable' for 'NSA to unmask Tucker Carlson' Overnight Defense: US launches another airstrike in Somalia | Amendment to expand Pentagon recusal period added to NDAA | No. 2 State Dept. official to lead nuclear talks with Russia No. 2 State Dept. official to lead nuclear talks with Russia next week MORE with monitoring elections.
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Yang: Universal basic income will free up the resources for Americans to 'work even harder'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Entrepreneur and Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangPoll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Kings launch voting rights effort honoring John Lewis Eric Adams to meet with Biden on curbing gun violence MORE touted his proposal to provide a universal basic income, saying it would result in economic stimulus.
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Possible GOP challenger says Trump doesn't deserve reelection, but would vote for him over Democrat
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Former South Carolina Rep. Mark SanfordMark SanfordTop cyber Pentagon official overseeing defense contractor project placed on leave Cheney set to be face of anti-Trump GOP GOP braces for wild week with momentous vote MORE (R), who is weighing a primary bid against President Trump, said on Sunday that he would vote for the president over a Democrat even though he said Trump doesn't deserve reelection.
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Lewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, 'I'm going to win'
By TAL AXELROD
 
Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiPentagon chief to restore advisory panels after purge of Trump loyalists Trump denies fighting with Pence for hiring Lewandowski The Memo: Dangers intensify for Trump as Vance brings charges MORE expressed confidence he could unseat Sen. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenEquilibrium/ Sustainability — Presented by NextEra Energy — Clean power repurposes dirty power CIA watchdog to review handling of 'Havana syndrome' cases Frustration builds as infrastructure talks drag MORE (D-N.H.) if he decides to challenge her in New Hampshire’s Senate race next year.
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