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 TrumpFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Lindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight Democrats sharpen their message on impeachment 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 MnuchinNew book questions Harris's record on big banks On 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 Democrats ramp up oversight efforts over 'opportunity zone' incentive 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) WallaceRepublicans, Democrats brace for first public testimony in impeachment inquiry Intelligence panel Democrat: 'I think we will end up calling' some witnesses on GOP list Intelligence panel Republican: 'How we treat this whistleblower will impact whistleblowers in the future' 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 StephanopoulosSenate Republicans can acquit Trump — but they cannot defend his conduct Scalise doesn't directly say whether it's OK for Trump to ask Ukraine to investigate political opponents White House officials work to tamp down controversies after a tumultuous week 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) WeldThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump demands Bidens testify Pence files paperwork for Trump to be on New Hampshire ballot Trump primary challengers to be excluded from Minnesota ballot 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 SandersTech firms face skepticism over California housing response Press: Another billionaire need not apply Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick mulling 2020 run: report 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 KlobucharPress: Another billionaire need not apply Saagar Enjeti dismisses Warren, Klobuchar claims of sexism Warren on winning over male voters: I was told to 'smile more' 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 BidenFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Democrats sharpen their message on impeachment Biden: 'I'm more of a Democrat from my shoe sole to my ears' than anyone else running 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 PriebusFounder of veterans group says Trump Jr. can join the military if he 'really wants to understand what sacrifice is all about' Mulvaney faces uncertain future after public gaffes Politicon announces lineup including Comey, Hannity, Priebus 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 McCainLindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight Sanders proposes expanded Veterans Affairs services, B to rebuild infrastructure Cindy McCain says husband John McCain would be 'disgusted' by state of GOP 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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