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

Administration officials on Sunday stressed that President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest 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 Terner MnuchinOvernight Defense: Trump hits Iranian central bank with sanctions | Trump meeting with Ukrainian leader at UN | Trump touts relationship with North Korea's Kim as 'best thing' for US Trump says he's sanctioning Iran's national bank Lawmakers run into major speed bumps on spending bills 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) WallaceAmash says Sanford presidential bid won't impact decision on whether he runs in 2020 Trump labels GOP challengers the 'Three Stooges' Pompeo: Taliban talks are dead 'for the time being' 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 KudlowLawrence (Larry) Alan 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 - Guns dominate after Democratic debate Cruz on reported Kavanaugh allegations: There's nobody Democrats don't want to impeach Klobuchar: Investigation into Kavanaugh 'a sham' MORE. "He lies every time he opens his mouth."
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Walsh says employing 25th Amendment 'should be looked at'
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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) WeldOvernight Energy: California, 23 other states sue Trump over vehicle emissions rule | Climate strike protests hit cities across globe | Interior watchdog expands scope of FOIA investigation | Dems accuse officials of burying climate reports Bill Weld: 'I wouldn't take money from the oil and gas companies' Bill Weld on climate change: Let the market decide 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 SandersSanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest Krystal Ball tears into 'Never Trump' Republicans 2020 Democrats defend climate priorities in MSNBC forum 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 Jean KlobucharMSNBC Climate Change Forum draws 1.3M viewers in 8 pm timeslot The two most important mental health reforms the Trump administration should consider Sanders searches for answers amid Warren steamroller 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 BidenJulián Castro: It's time for House Democrats to 'do something' about Trump Warren: Congress is 'complicit' with Trump 'by failing to act' Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest 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 PriebusPoliticon announces lineup including Comey, Hannity, Priebus Sunday shows - White House stresses Trump's determination in China trade fight as GOP challenger emerges Priebus: Left's 'wacko ideas' are opportunity for Republicans in 2020 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 McCainAmerica's newest comedy troupe: House GOP Michelle Malkin knocks Cokie Roberts shortly after her death: 'One of the first guilty culprits of fake news' Arizona Democratic Party will hold vote to censure Sinema 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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