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Sunday shows preview: With coronavirus cases surging, lawmakers and health officials weigh in

Sunday shows preview: With coronavirus cases surging, lawmakers and health officials weigh in
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The surge in coronavirus cases in certain U.S. states is expected to dominate the Sunday talk show circuit this weekend as state and federal lawmakers continue to address the pandemic and its economic consequences.

States like California, Texas, Arizona, Florida and Oklahoma have seen record-high spikes in cases as they began reopening this month.

The increases come as the president begun hosting in-person campaign rallies, which took place in Oklahoma and Arizona this month. 

Vice President Pence, who leads the White House coronavirus task force and has been criticized for the campaign’s rejection of public health guidelines, is booked on CBS' “Face the Nation.” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, also a member of the task force, is booked on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

As a result of the spike in cases, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut have issued a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone visiting from states experiencing an influx of infections. Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoKatie Hill says 'it would take a lot' to convince her to run again for House New York City moving thousands of people from hotels back to shelters Bank of America: All vaccinated workers to return to office after Labor Day MORE (D-N.Y) is booked on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

On Friday the House passed Historic legislation that would make Washington, D.C., its own state, granting the city equal representation in the Congress. Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes NortonEleanor Holmes NortonSenate to hold hearing on DC statehood bill Shakespeare gets a congressional hearing in this year's 'Will on the Hill' Constitutional scholars say congressional proclamation could make DC a state MORE (D.C.), who introduced the legislation, is booked on “Fox News Sunday.” 

The bill faces significant opposition from Republicans in the Senate.

Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonJon Stewart shows late-night conformity cabal how political comedy is done The Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? Court fines baker 0 for refusing to make gender transition cake MORE (R-Ark.), who gave a controversial speech on the floor of the Senate on Thursday opposing the legislation, said that Washington wouldn’t be a “well-rounded working-class state.”  He is booked on Fox News’s “Sunday Morning Futures.”

Former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonUS drops lawsuit, closes probe over Bolton book John Bolton: Biden-Putin meeting 'premature' Republicans request documents on Kerry's security clearance process MORE this week released a tell-all memoir, "The Room Where It Happened," despite the Trump administration's efforts to block it. Bolton is booked on NBC's “Meet the Press.”

Below is the full lineup of Sunday show guests:

ABC's “This Week" — House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiMaria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' Democratic clamor grows for select committee on Jan. 6 attack GOP increasingly balks at calling Jan. 6 an insurrection MORE, D-Calif.; Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark.

NBC's “Meet the Press” — Bolton; Azar; Cuomo

CBS' “Face the Nation" — Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceIf you care about the US, root for China to score a win in space Pence heckled with calls of 'traitor' at conservative conference The Hill's Morning Report - ObamaCare here to stay MORE; Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottSen. Manchin paves way for a telehealth revolution Kerry Washington backs For the People Act: 'Black and Brown voters are being specifically targeted' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Bipartisan group reaches infrastructure deal; many questions remain MORE, R-S.C.; Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeBeyond California, a record year for recalls Seattle is first major US city to see 70 percent of residents fully vaccinated, mayor says Rivers, hydropower and climate resilience MORE, D-Wash.; Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

CNN’s “State of the Union” — Azar, Scott, Bolton.

FOX's News' “Fox News Sunday" — Dr. Tom Frieden, a former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Norton; Hawk Newsome, Chairperson of Black Lives Matter, Greater New York Chapter

FOX News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” — Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President for Trade and Manufacturing; Cotton; Rep. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesTech privacy practices under scrutiny after DOJ subpoenas GOP's Stefanik defends Trump DOJ secret subpoenas CNN reporter's phone and email records secretly obtained by Trump administration: report MORE (R-CA);

Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsLoeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run Georgia agriculture commissioner launches Senate campaign against Warnock Poll shows tight GOP primary for Georgia governor MORE (R-GA); Michael Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute 

“America This Week With Eric Bolling” — Raz Simone- CHOP Seattle; Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKaren Pence confirms move back to Indiana: 'No place like home' Pence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign MORE, White House advisor; Navarro; Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiThe wild card that might save Democrats in the midterms Court sets Smartmatic dismissal date on Giuliani, Bartiromo, others Ukraine sanctions two businessmen tied to Giuliani MORE,  former Mayor of New York City; Ja’ron Smith, White House advisor; Tim Murtaugh, Trump 2020.