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.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Kudlow: 'There's no recession on the horizon'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
White House economic adviser Larry KudlowLawrence (Larry) Alan 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 ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegWarren overtakes Biden in Iowa for first time: poll The polls are asking the wrong question Booker aide sounds alarm about campaign's funding 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 John TrumpAlaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary Ukrainian official denies Trump pressured president Trump goes after New York Times, Washington Post: 'They have gone totally CRAZY!!!!' 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 GillibrandBooker aide sounds alarm about campaign's funding O'Rourke gun confiscation talk alarms Democrats Gillibrand relaunches PAC to elect women 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 ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinO'Rourke gun confiscation talk alarms Democrats Clarence Thomas, Joe Manchin, Rudy Giuliani among guests at second state visit under Trump Schumer: I don't know any 'Democrat who agrees' with O'Rourke on gun seizures 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 BullockIowa Steak Fry to draw record crowds for Democrats The Hill's Campaign Report: De Blasio drops out | Warren gains support from black voters | Sanders retools campaign team | Warning signs for Tillis in NC New poll finds Biden, Warren in virtual tie in Iowa 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 PutinMaher: Republicans 'right' to say Democrats 'never got over Trump's behavior' We, the People: A radical idea that must persist Trump's 'soldier of fortune' foreign policy 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 Yang2020 Democrats defend climate priorities in MSNBC forum Yang: 'Cancel culture' has become source of 'fear' for Americans Hundreds of thousands turn out in New York, other major cities for climate marches 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 SanfordMarshall (Mark) Clement SanfordAlaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary Trump challenger Bill Weld: 'My goal is to win' The Hill's Morning Report - Pompeo condemns Iran for 'act of war' while Trump moves with caution 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 R. LewandowskiThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump's new controversy Cruz endorses GOP candidate for Senate in New Hampshire Democrats press Nadler to hold Lewandowski in contempt MORE expressed confidence he could unseat Sen. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenCruz endorses GOP candidate for Senate in New Hampshire Meghan McCain: Lewandowski Senate run would be 'an absolutely ridiculous crap show' Super PAC targets Lewandowski with ad amid Senate speculation MORE (D-N.H.) if he decides to challenge her in New Hampshire’s Senate race next year.
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