Sunday shows - Coronavirus resurgence dominates

Sunday shows - Coronavirus resurgence dominates
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The reemergence of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. dominated the Sunday morning political shows, with multple Trump administration officials and state governors appearing. 

The global tally of coronavirus infections surpassed the 10 million mark on Sunday, according to a Johns Hopkins University database, as countries such as the U.S. experience another surge in confirmed cases.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

HHS secretary: 'The window is closing' to stop coronavirus spread
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar said Sunday the “window is closing” to stop the spread of coronavirus, as cases across the South and West surge.
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Ex-CDC director: 'No doubt' coronavirus 'has the upper hand'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) head Tom Frieden warned Sunday that despite an optimistic tone from the White House, there is “no doubt” the coronavirus “has the upper hand.”
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Pelosi: Nationwide mask mandate 'definitely long overdue'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTim Ryan slams McCarthy for mocking Capitol physician, mask mandate McCarthy knocks Pelosi, mask mandate: 'This House has broken the country's trust' Senate votes to take up infrastructure deal MORE (D-Calif.) said Sunday a nationwide mandate to wear face coverings to prevent the spread of coronavirus is “definitely long overdue.” 
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Pence: 'We want to defer to local officials' on requiring masks
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Vice President Pence defended the lack of encouragement from President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt MORE for all Americans to wear masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus, saying the White House “want[s] to defer to governors.”
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Inslee: 'Maddening' to hear Pence 'talk about how things are just hunky-dory'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeThe Hill's Morning Report - Pelosi considers adding GOP voices to Jan. 6 panel Biden administration stokes frustration over Canada Here's what Congress is reading at the beach this summer MORE (D) blasted the White House’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, accusing President Trump of politicizing mitigation measures and saying Vice President Pence has created an overly optimistic picture of the situation.
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Cuomo: Trump administration 'in denial' about coronavirus 'problem'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo ordering all New York state workers to be vaccinated or face testing Want to improve vaccine rates? Ask for this endorsement Scarborough pleads with Biden to mandate vaccines for teachers, health workers MORE (D) said Sunday the Trump administration is “in denial” about the coronavirus pandemic and has failed in mitigating the spread of the virus.
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Arkansas governor: States 'can't be putting restrictions on each other across the country'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) said Sunday that states “can’t be putting restrictions on each other” after New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced a 14-day quarantine for travelers from states hit hard by coronavirus.
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Pelosi on reported bounties on US troops: 'I don't know what the Russians have on the president'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Sunday that she doesn’t know “what the Russians have on” President Trump but suggested that information influenced his administration response to U.S. intelligence that Russia offered bounties on American troops in Afghanistan.
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Bolton on Trump denying he was briefed on bounties on US troops: 'Just another day at the office in the Trump White House'
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Former White House national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonWant to evaluate Donald Trump's judgment? Listen to Donald Trump Will Pence primary Trump — and win? Bolton: Trump lacked enough 'advance thinking' for a coup MORE said Sunday that a tweet from President Trump denying he had been briefed on reported Russian bounties placed on U.S. troops in Afghanistan was typical behavior for the president.
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Activist: Stop vilifying protesters and try to understand why they are fighting
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Activist Walter “Hawk” Newsome on Sunday urged Americans to consider the reasons for the protests against police brutality and racial inequality that have swept the nation rather than “trying to vilify” the participants.
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DC delegate: Congress took up police reform due to 'impatience in the streets'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Washington, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D) said Sunday that the Black Lives Matter movement’s concerns could be addressed with legislative solutions, pointing to police reform bills in both chambers of Congress.
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Tim Scott says Trump should take down 'offensive' Twitter video of protester shouting 'white power'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottSenate passes bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to first Black NHL player Scott: 'There is hope' for police reform bill Sunday shows preview: Bipartisan infrastructure talks drag on; Democrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe MORE (R-S.C.) said President Trump should take down the “offensive” video he retweeted Sunday morning praising people who can be heard saying “white power.”
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Trump economist says that voting for Biden is a 'scary proposition'
By J. EDWARD MORENO 
 
Economist Stephen MooreStephen MooreWant to improve vaccine rates? Ask for this endorsement IRS controversies of the present, past haunt lawmaker talks Conservatives say bipartisan infrastructure deal shouldn't include IRS funding MORE, an ally of President Trump, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that it's a “scary proposition” if former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBriahna Joy Gray: White House thinks extending student loan pause is a 'bad look' Biden to meet with 11 Democratic lawmakers on DACA: report Former New York state Senate candidate charged in riot MORE, the presumptive Democratic nominee, wins the Nov. 3 election.
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