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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 Bolton, who claims that President Trump 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 Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that House committee chairs and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (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 Nadler (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 Scott (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 Wolf 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 Sanders, a senior adviser to presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’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 Jeffries (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 Barr 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 Moore 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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