Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for another week fighting the coronavirus, seek to curb fallout

Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for another week fighting the coronavirus, seek to curb fallout
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Both Congress and the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. is expected to dominate the Sunday talk show lineup this weekend as the virus continues to spread in the U.S. 

On Friday Trump declared a national emergency and is expected to expand travel restrictions to the United Kingdom and Ireland Sunday. As of Saturday afternoon, 2,496 people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and 51 have died, though many testing kits have not yet become widely available, leading some experts to estimate the caseload is much higher. 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the administration’s coronavirus task force, is booked on nearly every cable TV network Sunday: ABC's “This Week,” NBC's “Meet the Press,” CNN's “State of the Union” and “Fox News Sunday.”

Fauci, whose messaging on the virus has differed from the president, said Friday that disruptions to everyday life in the U.S. could last up to eight weeks.

Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinOn The Money: Supreme Court upholds NY prosecutors' access to Trump's tax returns, rebuffs Congress | Trump complains of 'political prosecution' | Biden rebukes Trump, rolls out jobs plan Mnuchin: Next stimulus bill must cap jobless benefits at 100 percent of previous income Why Trump can't make up his mind on China MORE, who worked with House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiAs coronavirus surges, Trump tries to dismantle healthcare for millions Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus poses questions about school safety; Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence Pelosi plans legislation to limit pardons, commutations after Roger Stone move MORE (D-Calif.) to try to hammer out a deal on the stimulus package the House passed in a 363-40 vote early Saturday morning, is booked on ABC's “This Week" and “Fox News Sunday.” Meanwhile, White House economic adviser Larry KudlowLawrence (Larry) Alan KudlowMORE, who was also involved in negotiating the stimulus package, is booked on CBS' “Face the Nation." 

The Senate is expected to take up the legislation sometime next week, though no senators were booked on any cable TV Sunday talk shows as of Saturday afternoon. 

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the administration has imposed travel bans and airlines have seen a reduction in flight numbers as dozens of events and conferences around the world are canceled or postponed. The decline in economic activity caused the stock market to dip to historically low levels in previous weeks.

As questions about the economic impact of the virus rise, Brian Moynihan, chief executive of Bank of America CEO, is booked on CBS' “Face the Nation.”

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R), who declared a state of emergency this week, is booked on NBC's “Meet the Press” and CNN's “State of the Union." New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Fauci says focus should be on pausing reopenings rather than reverting to shutdowns; WHO director pleads for international unity in pandemic response Trump calls New York City 'hellhole' after court upholds subpoena from city prosecutors NYPD retirements surge over 400 percent amid tensions with mayor MORE, who also declared a state of emergency this week, is also booked on CNN's “State of the Union.”

On 5 p.m. Sunday, CNN will host its Democratic Presidential Debate, with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden wins Louisiana primary Oh, Canada: Should the US emulate Canada's National Health Service? Trump glosses over virus surge during Florida trip MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDonald Trump Jr. to self-publish book 'Liberal Privilege' before GOP convention Tom Price: Here's how we can obtain more affordable care The Memo: Democrats feel rising tide in Florida MORE. The debate was originally scheduled to take place in Phoenix, but was moved to a Washington, D.C. studio to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. 

The Sunday talk show lineup is as follows: 

ABC's “This Week" — Fauci;Mnuchin.

NBC's “Meet the Press" — Fauci; Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio.)

CBS' “Face the Nation" — Fauci; Kudlow; Scott Gottlieb, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner; Brian Moynihan, chief executive of Bank of America CEO

CNN's “State of the Union" — Fauci; DeWine; Bill de Blasio.

“Fox News Sunday" — Fauci; Mnuchin.

Fox News’s "Sunday Morning Futures" Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President for Trade and Manufacturing Policy; Michael Milken, Chairman of The Milken Institute; Rep. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesSunday shows preview: Coronavirus poses questions about school safety; Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence How conservative conspiracy theories are deepening America's political divide Lawmaker-linked businesses received PPP loans MORE (R-Calif.); House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthySupreme Court rulings reignite Trump oversight wars in Congress The Hill's Campaign Report: Florida's coronavirus surge raises questions about GOP convention McCarthy calls NY requests for Trump tax returns political MORE (R-Calif.);Griff Jenkins, Fox News Correspondent;Buck SextonFormer CIA Officer // Host, "The Buck Sexton Show"; Jared Max, Fox News Headlines 24/7 Sports Reporter