Sunday shows - Mnuchin: Tentative coronavirus package will include average of $3,000 to a family of four

A massive stimulus package and a shortage of medical supplies amid the global coronavirus pandemic dominated the political talk shows on Sunday morning.

Multiple governors also weighed in on efforts in their states to slow the spread of the deadly disease.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Mnuchin: Tentative coronavirus package will include average of $3,000 to a family of four
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
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 said Sunday that a tentative stimulus package in response to the coronavirus outbreak will include two weeks of loans to small businesses and an average payment of $3,000 to a family of four.
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Ocasio-Cortez: Give stimulus checks to everyone now, collect next year from those who don't need them
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOvernight Energy: Court upholds Trump repeal of Obama fracking rule | Oil price drop threatens fracking boom | EPA eases rules on gasoline sales amid coronavirus Ocasio-Cortez blasts coronavirus stimulus package as 'shameful' on House floor Oil price drop threatens US fracking boom MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that stimulus checks should be sent to all Americans and then collected next year in taxes from Americans who don’t need the assistance.
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FEMA administrator: Shortage of health-care supplies a 'global problem'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor is calling the shortage of health-care supplies “a global problem” as the coronavirus outbreak around the world increases demand.
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Illinois governor said states are 'competing' for equipment shipments: 'It's a wild, wild West out there'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) said Sunday he’s competing with states across the country for medical equipment needed to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Ocasio-Cortez: Need to start production of medical supplies now to prepare for 'surge'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said Sunday the Trump administration needs to order the production of medical equipment needed to respond to the coronavirus outbreak now in order to prepare for a "surge" in cases that she predicted is two or three weeks away. 
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Fauci: US 'not necessarily' on same trajectory as Italy due to travel restrictions
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Sunday that the United States is “not necessarily” on the same trajectory as Italy, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe.
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De Blasio says April and May 'are going to be a lot worse'
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) said Sunday the coronavirus outbreak will get worse in the next two months, adding that he does not think President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump orders US troops back to active duty for coronavirus response Trump asserts power to decide info inspector general for stimulus gives Congress Fighting a virus with the wrong tools MORE is doing enough to mitigate the pandemic.
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Former Trump adviser: Three states 'have a problem that is going to grow' and could 'overwhelm' their health-care systems
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
A former  homeland security adviser to President Trump said Sunday that three U.S. states “have a problem that is going to grow” and could “overwhelm” their health-care systems amid the coronavirus outbreak. 
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Michigan governor criticizes federal coronavirus response: 'Lives will be lost because we weren't prepared'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) criticized the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying on Sunday that “lives will be lost because we weren’t prepared.”
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Frieden: I'd feel a lot safer if CDC's role in coronavirus response was clear
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head Tom Frieden on Sunday expressed concern over what he perceived as the CDC’s relative lack of involvement in the public response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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NJ governor says he issued stay-at-home order because 'folks needed to be jolted'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) said Sunday that he issued a stay-at-home order for his state in the midst of the coronavirus crisis because “folks needed to be jolted.”
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Michigan governor says state doesn't 'have the ability to directly enforce and control' religious gatherings amid coronavirus outbreak
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) on Sunday said she exempted religious services from a statewide ban on gatherings of 50 or more people amid the coronavirus outbreak at the behest of the Republican legislature but said she strongly discouraged such gatherings.
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