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Sunday shows - Bolton's bombshell book reverberates

Sunday shows - Bolton's bombshell book reverberates
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Multiple guests on the Sunday morning political talk shows were questioned about a new book by former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonAfter insurrection: The national security implications McConnell won't reprise role as chief Trump defender Cyber czar to draw on new powers from defense bill MORE, who claims that President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-Trump lawyer Cohen to pen forward for impeachment book Murkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again Man known as 'QAnon Shaman' asks Trump for pardon after storming Capitol MORE solicited help from Chinese President Xi Jinping in winning reelection.

Trump's first campaign rally since the coronavirus pandemic began three months ago was also in the spotlight.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Schiff says committee chairs, Pelosi discussing potential Bolton testimony
By REBECCA KLAR
 
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffPelosi names 9 impeachment managers Democrats, GOP face defining moments after Capitol riot Wall Street Journal: 'Best case' is for Trump to resign amid calls for his removal MORE (D-Calif.) said Sunday that House committee chairs and Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump seeks to freeze .4 billion of programs in final week of presidency Dozens on FBI's terrorist watchlist were in DC day of Capitol riot Porter loses seat on House panel overseeing financial sector MORE (D-Calif.) are discussing whether to have John Bolton testify before Congress in light of new allegations about President Trump in the former White House national security adviser’s forthcoming memoir.
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Nadler: 'We're not interested in Bolton's testimony'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerPelosi names 9 impeachment managers Republicans gauge support for Trump impeachment Clyburn blasts DeVos and Chao for 'running away' from 25th Amendment fight MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that he is “not interested” in having John Bolton testify about allegations the former White House national security adviser made in his forthcoming book about President Trump’s actions. 
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Tim Scott: 'I do wish that Mr. Bolton would have come into the House under oath and testified'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottMcConnell says he's undecided on whether to vote to convict Trump McConnell won't reprise role as chief Trump defender GOP Sen. Tim Scott opposes impeaching Trump MORE (R-S.C.) said Sunday that he wished former national security adviser John Bolton had testified before the House in its impeachment inquiry of President Trump so lawmakers could have cross-examined him over the claims he later included in his forthcoming book.
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Wolf: Trump 'bombs' tweet about Bolton was 'from a humor standpoint'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad WolfChad WolfICE acting director resigns weeks after assuming post Ex-DHS chief says Trump bears some responsibility for Capitol riots: 'What he says matters' Security concerns mount ahead of Biden inauguration MORE defended President Trump’s tweet saying former White House national security adviser John Bolton would “have bombs dropped on him” in the legal battle over his memoir, saying the comment was both “from a humor standpoint” and made in frustration.
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White House trade adviser: 'Whatever Bolton is saying about China is just silly'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Sunday dismissed allegations about President Trump’s actions made by  John Bolton in the former White House national security adviser's forthcoming memoir.
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Atlanta mayor calls Trump rally an 'embarrassment': 'Absolutely what the nation does not need right now'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said Sunday President Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma late Saturday was an “embarrassment” and yet another example of how she said the president is seeking to divide Americans.
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Symone Sanders: 'Appalling' testing comment was 'most damning thing' from Trump rally
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Symone SandersSymone Sanders7 surprise moments from a tumultuous year in politics The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Mastercard - Congress inches closer to virus relief deal Harris taps women of color for key senior staff positions MORE, a senior adviser to presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenConfirmation hearing for Biden's DNI pick postponed Biden's Sunday inauguration rehearsal postponed due to security concerns: report Murkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again MORE’s presidential campaign, said on Sunday that President Trump’s quip that he had ordered coronavirus testing scaled back was the “most damning thing” from his rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Public health expert: Trump Tulsa rally met 'all' of criteria for 'highest-risk gatherings'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
“I thought the rally was concerning in terms of public health risk,” Tom Inglesby, the director of the Center for Health Security at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, said on “Fox News Sunday.” “The highest-risk gatherings are those that are large, indoors and where people can’t stay apart from each other six feet and where people travel from out of town and this rally met all of those criteria.”
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Jeffries says he hopes Berman will testify before Congress 'because I think he has a lot to say'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Rep. Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesUS Chamber of Commerce to stop supporting some lawmakers following the Capitol riots Lawmakers mount pressure on Trump to leave office Sunday shows - Capitol siege, Trump future dominate MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday he hopes that former Southern District of New York U.S. Attorney Geoff Berman will testify before Congress “because I think he has a lot to say.”
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Nadler says calls to impeach Barr 'waste of time' because of 'corrupt' GOP-controlled Senate
By REBECCA KLAR
 
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said on Sunday that calls to impeach Attorney General William BarrBill BarrActing attorney general condemns Capitol riots, warns 'no tolerance' for violence at Biden inauguration Barr, White House counsel told Trump not to self-pardon: report Trump condemns riots, says he will focus on transition in taped remarks MORE are a “waste of time,” since the “corrupt” Republican-controlled Senate would not consider an impeachment trial.
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Tim Scott: Police 'need more resources, not less resources' to compel reform
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
“We believe that you actually need more resources, not less resources,” Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said. “If you want officers to be trained effectively, you have to give them the tools called training to get there. That requires more resources.”
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Navarro says coronavirus 'was a product of the Chinese Communist party'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday the coronavirus was a “product of the Chinese Communist party” and suggested without evidence that the potentially fatal virus may have been purposefully created by the Chinese government.
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Trump ally Stephen Moore thinks the president will ask China to pay reparations over COVID-19
By J. EDWARD MORENO
 
Economist Stephen MooreStephen MooreEconomist Moore says he's not sure US needs 'massive stimulus bill' Sunday shows - Trump's COVID-19 relief bill opposition dominates Moore calls for tax cuts in latest COVID-19 relief bill MORE said Sunday that it's likely President Trump will ask China to pay reparations to the United States over the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
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