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 TrumpWhere do we go from here? Conservation can show the way Gov. Ron DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump Sotomayor accuses Supreme Court of bias in favor of Trump administration 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 MnuchinThe Hill's Morning Report — Sanders, Dems zero in on Super Tuesday Bloomberg proposes financial transaction tax GOP senators offering bill to cement business provision in Trump tax law 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) WallaceFox News to host Klobuchar town hall next week Conway: Reported sexist Bloomberg remarks 'far worse' than what Trump said on 'Access Hollywood' tape Candidates make electability arguments, talk Bloomberg as focus turns to more diverse states 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 StephanopoulosKatie Hill: 'Biphobia' led to resignation from Congress While Klobuchar surges, Warren flounders The Hill's Morning Report - Sanders, Buttigieg do battle in New Hampshire 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) WeldOvernight Energy: EPA moves to limit financial pressure on 'forever chemical' manufacturers | California sues Trump over water order| Buttigieg expands on climate plan Buttigieg expands on climate plan with new proposals GOP governor endorses Weld in Vermont primary 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 SandersRussian interference reports rock Capitol Hill The Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Fox's Ingraham mocks DNC over Nevada voting malfunctions: 'Are we a Third World country?' 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 KlobucharThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen At Democratic debate, missed opportunities on immigration Surging Sanders looks for decisive win in Nevada 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 BidenThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Fox's Ingraham mocks DNC over Nevada voting malfunctions: 'Are we a Third World country?' At Democratic debate, missed opportunities on immigration 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 PriebusMick Mulvaney's job security looks strong following impeachment CNN's Harwood on Trump acquittal speech: 'This is somebody in deep psychological distress' Reince Priebus joins CBS News as political analyst 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 McCainOvernight Defense: GOP lawmaker takes unannounced trip to Syria | Taliban leader pens New York Times op-ed on peace talks | Cheney blasts paper for publishing op-ed GOP lawmaker makes unannounced trip to northeastern Syria Meghan McCain after Gaetz says Trump should pardon Roger Stone: 'Oh come on' 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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