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Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers, state governors talk coronavirus, stimulus package and resources as pandemic rages on

Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers, state governors talk coronavirus, stimulus package and resources as pandemic rages on
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The $2.2 trillion stimulus package President TrumpDonald TrumpCaitlyn Jenner says election was not 'stolen,' calls Biden 'our president' Overnight Health Care: FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for adolescents | Biden administration reverses limits on LGBTQ health protections Overnight Defense: US fires 30 warning shots at Iranian boats | Kabul attack heightens fears of Afghan women's fates | Democratic Party leaders push Biden on rejoining Iran deal MORE signed into law Friday and the on-the-ground response to the pandemic by state and local governments is expected to dominate the Sunday talk show lineup this weekend. 

The stimulus bill, signed into law by President Trump on Friday, gives $1.25 billion in direct funding for each state and billions more in indirect aid through government programs.

However, several governors from states hardest-hit by the virus — New York, California, Washington and Michigan — have sparred with the president, calling his response inadequate.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), who told Trump on Thursday to stop the “political attacks” and work on replenishing her state’s medical supplies, is booked on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeWashington state to provide free menstrual hygiene products in school bathrooms Cuomo signs legislation restoring voting rights to felons upon release from prison Colorado legislature passes bill to allow human composting MORE (D), whose state saw one of the earliest surges of the virus, is booked on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D), whose state has seen a sudden rise in cases, is booked on both  ABC's “This Week" and NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) will also appear in the Sunday news lineup this weekend. The governor will speak to Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceSunday shows - White House COVID-19 response coordinator says US is 'turning the corner' House Republican: Cheney has 'failed' GOP conference Facebook oversight board member on Capitol rioters: Trump was 'egging them on' MORE on Fox News' "FOX News Sunday." 

This week the U.S. became the country with the highest amount of recorded coronavirus cases as the hospitals across the country scramble to find adequate resources, such as ventilators. 

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is booked on CNN’s “State of the Union” and Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, is booked on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Birx and Fauci are two of the most prominent public health officials in the White House coronavirus task force and both make regular appearances at White House briefings. 

Even with the multi-trillion dollar aid package, the lasting economic effects are expected to ripple beyond the bill’s scope. 

White House National Economic Council Director Larry KudlowLarry KudlowMORE is booked on ABC's “This Week" and Fox News’s "Sunday Morning Futures,” while Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven MnuchinDemocrats justified in filibustering GOP, says Schumer Yellen provides signature for paper currency Biden's name will not appear on stimulus checks, White House says MORE, who is tasked with overseeing the disbursement of stimulus checks and the growing unemployment claims, is booked on CBS' “Face the Nation.”

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who played an active role in the stimulus package negotiations will appear on "FOX News Sunday." 

Before the president's signing on Friday, the House first passed the $2 trillion stimulus bill earlier that day, but not without last-minute drama on the chamber floor. To pass the bill, leaders in both parties had to unite to foil an attempted blockade by Rep. Thomas MassieThomas Harold MassieOvernight Health Care: WHO-backed Covax gets a boost from Moderna Vaccine hesitancy among lawmakers slows return to normalcy on Capitol Hill Gaetz, House Republicans introduce bill to defund Postal Service covert operations program MORE, a Kentucky Republican who had driven to Washington for the vote and requested a recorded tally, which requires the participation of at least half of all sitting House members.

House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden reverses Trump limits on transgender protections The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Infrastructure, Cheney ouster on deck as Congress returns This week: Congressional leaders to meet with Biden amid GOP reckoning MORE (D-Calif.) is booked on CNN’s “State of the Union,” and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyTop female GOP senator compares Cheney ousting to 'cancel culture' Kinzinger plotted to oust McCarthy after Jan. 6 attack Romney: Removing Cheney from House leadership will cost GOP election votes MORE (R-Calif.) is booked on Fox News’s “Sunday Morning Futures.”

Republican Sens. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonTim Scott sparks buzz in crowded field of White House hopefuls Opposition to refugees echoes one of America's most shameful moments White House defends CDC outreach to teachers union MORE (Ark.), Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHouse conservatives take aim at Schumer-led bipartisan China bill There will be no new immigration law under Biden, unless he changes course McConnell safe in power, despite Trump's wrath MORE (S.C.) and John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (LA) — all of whom played a major role in the drafting of the aid package — are booked on Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures."

The pandemic also comes amid the height Democratic primary, throwing a curveball at the campaigns of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Outrage rises among liberals over Israel On The Money: Biden says workers can't turn down job and get benefits | Treasury launches state and local aid | Businesses jump into vax push Symone Sanders 'hurt' at being passed over for press secretary: report MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCaitlyn Jenner says election was not 'stolen,' calls Biden 'our president' Manchin, Biden huddle amid talk of breaking up T package Overnight Energy: 5 takeaways from the Colonial Pipeline attack | Colonial aims to 'substantially' restore pipeline operations by end of week | Three questions about Biden's conservation goals MORE, who have had to adjust their campaigns to comply with recommendations from public health experts. 

Biden is booked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and Sanders is booked on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

ABC's “This Week" — Kudlow; Edwards; former White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert.

NBC's “Meet the Press” — Edwards; Biden; Birx; Whitmer

CBS' “Face the Nation" — Mnuchin; Scott Gottlieb, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner; Dr. David Heymann, who led the World Health Organization’s response to the SARS outbreak; Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, president and CEO, Mayo Clinic

CNN's “State of the Union" — Pelosi; Fauci; Sanders; New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio3 shot, including 1 child, in Times Square New York area will lift capacity restrictions May 19 NYC 24-hour subway service resumes May 17 MORE; Inslee; Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts (R), and Whitmer.

Fox News’s "Sunday Morning Futures" McCarthy; Kudlow; Cotton; Graham ; Kennedy

FOX News Sunday: Mnuchin, Hogan, Dr. Thomas Inglesby, Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine // Director of the Center for Health Security