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 MnuchinTrump asserts power to decide info inspector general for stimulus gives Congress Trump signs T coronavirus relief package Pelosi not invited by Trump to White House coronavirus relief bill's signing MORE, who worked with House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDC argues it is shortchanged by coronavirus relief bill Overnight Health Care — Presented by PCMA — US coronavirus cases hit 100,000 | Trump signs T stimulus package | Trump employs defense powers to force GM to make ventilators | New concerns over virus testing Hillicon Valley: Apple rolls out coronavirus screening app, website | Pompeo urged to crack down on coronavirus misinformation from China | Senators push FTC on price gouging | Instacart workers threaten strike 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 BlasioTrump to travel to see naval hospital ship deploy to NYC Photo shows NY hospital staff using trash bags as protective gear Pentagon grapples with coronavirus outbreak 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 SandersHillicon Valley: Apple rolls out coronavirus screening app, website | Pompeo urged to crack down on coronavirus misinformation from China | Senators push FTC on price gouging | Instacart workers threaten strike Overnight Energy: Court upholds Trump repeal of Obama fracking rule | Oil price drop threatens fracking boom | EPA eases rules on gasoline sales amid coronavirus The Hill's Campaign Report: Sanders pushes on in 2020 race MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFighting a virus with the wrong tools Trump bucks business on Defense Production Act Overnight Health Care — Presented by PCMA — US coronavirus cases hit 100,000 | Trump signs T stimulus package | Trump employs defense powers to force GM to make ventilators | New concerns over virus testing 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 NunesTrump steps up intensity in battle with media Nunes urges Americans to 'stop panicking': 'It's a great time to just go out' if you're healthy Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for another week fighting the coronavirus, seek to curb fallout MORE (R-Calif.); House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyLysol, disinfecting wipes and face masks mark coronavirus vote in House Trump signs T coronavirus relief package Pelosi not invited by Trump to White House coronavirus relief bill's signing 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