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 ButtigiegDemocrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Saagar Enjeti rips Buttigieg for praising Obama after misquote Krystal Ball credits Gabbard's upswing in 2020 race to 'feckless' Democratic establishment 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 TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdo─čan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report 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 GillibrandSenate panel clears controversial Trump court pick Advocates step up efforts for horse racing reform bill after more deaths Harris proposes keeping schools open for 10 hours a day 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) ManchinFormer coal exec Don Blankenship launches third-party presidential bid Centrist Democrats seize on state election wins to rail against Warren's agenda Overnight Energy: Senate eyes nixing 'forever chemicals' fix from defense bill | Former Obama EPA chief named CEO of green group | Senate reviews Interior, FERC nominees criticized on ethics 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 BullockPress: Another billionaire need not apply Obama's former chief economist advising Buttigieg The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump says Dems shouldn't hold public hearings 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 PutinTrump says he'll meet with dictators if it helps the US Biden expresses shock that Trump considers attending Russia May Day event Harris swipes at Trump on Russia: 'Always nice to spend time with supporters on the campaign trail' 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 YangOutsider candidates outpoll insider candidates Is Andrew Yang's pivot working? New Quinnipiac poll finds Biden leading in New Hampshire 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 SanfordThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems, GOP dig in for public impeachment hearings Mark Sanford exits GOP presidential primary Pence files paperwork for Trump to be on New Hampshire ballot 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. LewandowskiDemocrats face make-or-break moment on impeachment The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump demands Bidens testify Pence files paperwork for Trump to be on New Hampshire ballot MORE expressed confidence he could unseat Sen. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenOn The Money: US paid record .1B in tariffs in September | Dems ramp up oversight of 'opportunity zones' | Judge hints at letting House lawsuit over Trump tax returns proceed Overnight Energy: EPA watchdog slams agency chief after deputy fails to cooperate in probe | Justices wrestle with reach of Clean Water Act | Bipartisan Senate climate caucus grows Overnight Defense: Trump, Erdogan confirm White House meeting | Public impeachment hearings set for next week | Top defense appropriator retiring MORE (D-N.H.) if he decides to challenge her in New Hampshire’s Senate race next year.
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