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 PelosiOn The Money: Breaking down the June jobs report | The biggest threats facing the recovery | What will the next stimulus bill include? Military bases should not be renamed, we must move forward in the spirit of reconciliation Pelosi: Trump 'himself is a hoax' 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 John TrumpProtesters tear down statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore 'Independence Day' star Bill Pullman urges Americans to wear a 'freedom mask' in July 4 PSA Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trump's July Fourth address 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 InsleeBarr praises Seattle police chief as officers clear protest zone OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House Democrats chart course to 'solving the climate crisis' by 2050 | Commerce Department led 'flawed process' on Sharpiegate, watchdog finds | EPA to end policy suspending pollution monitoring by end of summer House Democrats chart course to 'solving the climate crisis' by 2050 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 CuomoReopening schools seen as vital step in pandemic recovery Chicago mayor issues emergency travel advisory for those coming from states with coronavirus surges Chamber of Commerce, trade groups call for national standard on requiring masks 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 BoltonSunday shows preview: Lawmakers to address alarming spike in coronavirus cases Trump administration planning pandemic office at the State Department: report Bolton book sells 780,000 copies in first week, set to surpass 1M copies printed 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 ScottSenators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents The Memo: Trump grows weak as clock ticks down GOP senators debate replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday 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 MooreSunday shows - Coronavirus resurgence dominates Trump economist says that voting for Biden is a 'scary proposition' Sunday shows - Bolton's bombshell book reverberates MORE, an ally of President Trump, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that it's a “scary proposition” if former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump hits 'radical left,' news media, China in Independence Day address Kaepernick on July Fourth: 'We reject your celebration of white supremacy' Jaime Harrison seeks to convince Democrats he can take down Lindsey Graham MORE, the presumptive Democratic nominee, wins the Nov. 3 election.
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