Sunday shows - White House stresses Trump's determination in China trade fight as GOP challenger emerges

Administration officials on Sunday stressed that President TrumpDonald TrumpMan sentenced to nearly four years for running scam Trump, Biden PACs Meadows says Trump's blood oxygen level was dangerously low when he had COVID-19 Trump endorses David Perdue in Georgia's governor race MORE is determined to win a trade war with China after  the president made comments earlier at the Group of Seven summit that White House said were misinterpreted. 

The development came on the same day that a Republican challenger announced that he will mount a primary campaign against Trump. 

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Mnuchin: Trump's 'as determined as ever' on China trade fight
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven MnuchinThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden to tackle omicron risks with new travel rules Mnuchin and McConnell discuss debt limit during brief meeting Major Russian hacking group linked to ransomware attack on Sinclair: report MORE said Sunday that President Trump is “as determined as ever” in the ongoing trade war with China after Trump suggested he had regrets about escalating the standoff in comments the White House insists were misinterpreted.

“The president is determined to have fair and reciprocal trade,” Mnuchin, speaking from the Group of Seven (G-7) Summit in France, told Fox’s Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceMurthy calls for people to be 'more vigilant' on omicron, but not to panic Ernst on Russian buildup on Ukraine border: 'We must prepare for the worst' Fauci to appear on Fox Business Friday for rare interview on the network MORE on “Fox News Sunday.” “He’s as determined as ever on this issue, he wants a good deal.”
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Kudlow rejects international criticism of Trump tariffs: G-7 'has gone very well'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
President Trump's national economic adviser, Larry KudlowLarry KudlowMORE, said Sunday that reports that international leaders are warning that U.S. tariffs may lead to a global recession are wrong.
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Graham: America must 'accept the pain that comes in standing up to China'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that the “pain that comes with standing up to China” is a necessary aspect of the ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing.
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Joe Walsh announces Republican challenge to Trump
By REGINA ZILBERMINTS
 
"We've got a guy in the White House who is unfit, completely unfit to be president and it stuns me that nobody stepped up, nobody in the Republican Party stepped up, because I'll tell you what George, everybody believes in the Republican party, everybody believes he's unfit," former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.)  told ABC's George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosSunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant Baldwin says he doesn't feel guilty for 'Rust' shooting: Someone else 'is responsible' Baldwin details how gun misfired on 'Rust' set despite trigger never being pulled MORE. "He lies every time he opens his mouth."
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Walsh says employing 25th Amendment 'should be looked at'
By REGINA ZILBERMINTS
 
Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who announced on Sunday that he would challenge President Trump in the GOP primary, said that invoking the 25th Amendment and removing him from office "should be looked at."
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Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker won't seek reelection Youngkin should blaze a post-Trump trail for the GOP The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? MORE, the first Republican to mount a primary campaign against President Trump, encouraged even more GOP challengers to announce White House bids.
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Sanders doubles down on 'Medicare For All' defense: 'We have not changed one word'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersStudy: Test detects signs of dementia at least six months earlier than standard method The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Omicron tests vaccines; Bob Dole dies at 98 Democrats see Christmas goal slipping away MORE (I-Vt.), a 2020 White House hopeful, on Sunday dismissed criticism that he is backtracking on his "Medicare For All" plan.
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Klobuchar knocks Trump: 'This negotiating by tweet hasn't been working'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
“He creates chaos and I don’t think that’s good for getting an agreement with a country like China,” Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharGOP Sen. Braun says abortion laws should be left up to states Klobuchar says 'best way' to protect abortion rights is to codify Roe v. Wade into law Sunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant MORE (D-Minn.), a 2020 presidential hopeful, said on “Fox News Sunday.” “You’ve got to keep your promises and you’ve got to keep your threats and he has done neither… this negotiating by tweet hasn’t been working.” 
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Rendell: Biden 'baked in' as Democratic nominee
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Former Democratic National Committee chairman Ed Rendell said in a new interview that he believes former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMan sentenced to nearly four years for running scam Trump, Biden PACs Dole in final column: 'Too many of us have sacrificed too much' Meadows says Trump's blood oxygen level was dangerously low when he had COVID-19 MORE has locked in the Democratic Party's 2020 nomination for president.
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Priebus: Left's 'wacko ideas' are opportunity for Republicans in 2020
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Former Republican National Committee chairman Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusTim Scott says he'd support Trump reelection bid Hill: Trump reelection would spur 'one constitutional crisis after another' Wisconsin GOP quietly prepares Ron Johnson backup plans MORE said in a new interview that the Democratic Party's leftward push ahead of the 2020 elections presents an opportunity for Republicans.
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Cindy McCain says late husband would be 'very disappointed' with politics today
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
On the one-year anniversary of Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainDole to lie in state in Capitol Rotunda Bob Dole: A great leader of the 'Greatest Generation' The bully who pulls the levers of Trump's mind never learns MORE's (R-Ariz.) death, his wife, Cindy McCain, said her husband would be disappointed by the state of politics today.
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