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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 CuomoCardinal Dolan hails Supreme Court decision on churches, COVID-19 Cuomo blames new conservative majority for high court's COVID-19 decision Vaccine skepticism emerges as early test for Biden 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 NortonRecord number of Black women elected to Congress in 2020 Lawmakers say infrastructure efforts are falling victim to deepening partisan divide The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Trump, Biden blitz battleground states 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 CottonThe Memo: GOP mulls its future after Trump O'Brien on 2024 talk: 'There's all kinds of speculation out there' Loeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection 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 BoltonPressure grows from GOP for Trump to recognize Biden election win Sunday shows - Virus surge dominates ahead of fraught Thanksgiving holiday Bolton calls on GOP leadership to label Trump's behavior 'inexcusable' 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 PelosiGovernors take heat for violating their own coronavirus restrictions Spending deal clears obstacle in shutdown fight Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation 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 PenceTrump set for precedent-breaking lame-duck period Trump pardons Michael Flynn O'Brien on 2024 talk: 'There's all kinds of speculation out there' MORE; Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottDemocrats lead in diversity in new Congress despite GOP gains The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Capital One - Pfizer unveils detailed analysis of COVID-19 vaccine & next steps GOP senators congratulate Harris on Senate floor MORE, R-S.C.; Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeWashington county warns of at least 17 positive tests after 300-person wedding The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by UAE - US records 1 million COVID-19 cases in a week; governors crack down Washington state issues sweeping restrictions to combat coronavirus surge 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 NunesOvernight Defense: Trump loyalist to lead Pentagon transition | Democrats ask VA for vaccine distribution plan | Biden to get classified intel reports Ex-Nunes aide linked to Biden conspiracy theories will lead Pentagon transition Sunday shows preview: Biden transition, COVID-19 spike in spotlight MORE (R-CA);

Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsMajority say they want GOP in control of Senate: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Trump, Biden clash over transition holdup, pandemic plans Georgia secretary of state says wife has received threatening texts about recount MORE (R-GA); Michael Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute 

“America This Week With Eric Bolling” — Raz Simone- CHOP Seattle; Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayWomen set to take key roles in Biden administration Lara Trump mulling 2022 Senate run in North Carolina: report Press: Where is Jim Baker when we need him? MORE, White House advisor; Navarro; Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiKrebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'  Trump campaign loses appeal over Pennsylvania race Krebs: I'm 'most upset' I didn't get to say goodbye to my team MORE,  former Mayor of New York City; Ja’ron Smith, White House advisor; Tim Murtaugh, Trump 2020.