Sunday shows - Coronavirus relief, stimulus talks dominate

 

 
 
Pelosi suggests House could stay in session longer to complete COVID-19 relief bill
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSusan Collins asks postmaster general to address delays of 'critically needed mail' Trump says he'd sign bill funding USPS but won't seek changes to help mail voting On The Money: Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief agreement | Weekly jobless claims fall below 1 million for first time since March | Trump says no Post Office funding means Democrats 'can't have universal mail-in voting' MORE (D-Calif.) said the House could stay in session longer if necessary to arrive at a deal with Senate leaders for a new coronavirus relief package.
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Mnuchin: It 'wouldn't be fair to use taxpayer dollars to pay more people to sit home'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinOvernight Health Care: Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief deal | US records deadliest day of summer | Georgia governor drops lawsuit over Atlanta's mask mandate Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief deal Federal agencies seize, dismantle cryptocurrency campaigns of major terrorist organizations MORE took a hard line Sunday against the $600 increase in unemployment benefits that was a part of the last coronavirus relief measure, saying, “It just wouldn’t be fair to use taxpayer dollars to pay more people to sit home than they would working and get a job.”
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Meadows defends US COVID-19 testing amid criticism
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Meadows said the country is testing more than 1 million people every day, and that additional quick testing at nursing homes, long-term care facilities, schools, health care providers and child care “may help.” 
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Kudlow on economic recovery: 'On the whole the picture is very positive'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
White House economic adviser Larry KudlowLarry KudlowMORE doubled down on his claim that the U.S. economy is recovering, despite coronavirus surges across the country. 
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Meadows says White House is 'hopeful' it can announce new coronavirus therapies 'in the coming days'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsOvernight Health Care: Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief deal | US records deadliest day of summer | Georgia governor drops lawsuit over Atlanta's mask mandate Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief deal Pelosi: COVID talks will resume when GOP offers T MORE said Sunday the administration is “hopeful” that it can announce new therapies to treat coronavirus “in the coming days.”
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Coronavirus testing czar: Nobody on task force 'afraid to bring up anything' to Trump
By REBECCA KLAR
 
“Everyone at the administration understands the importance of testing. Nobody in the task force is afraid to bring up anything either to the vice president or president,” Giroir said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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Pelosi unveils new nickname for Trump 'Mr. Make Matters Worse'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday dubbed President TrumpDonald John TrumpUSPS warns Pennsylvania mail-in ballots may not be delivered in time to be counted Michael Cohen book accuses Trump of corruption, fraud Trump requests mail-in ballot for Florida congressional primary MORE "Mr. Make Matters Worse," bestowing him with the new nickname over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Azar: If we wear masks, we can avoid further shutdowns
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
“The most important thing we’ve got to do right now is each of us act responsibly as individuals,” he added. “We know this works if we just will do this as individuals.”
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New Mexico governor says her state is 'at mercy of what's going on around the country'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
“There is no national strategy,” she said. “I still spend most of my days chasing testing supplies for our state. It is the worst abdication of a national response and responsibility to protect Americans I have ever seen in my government career.”
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Rep. Bass says LA opened 'a little too quickly'
BY REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassBlack women are ambitious — that's why we need more in office Bass on filling Harris's Senate spot: 'I'll keep all my options open' Newsom says he has already received a number of pitches for Harris's open Senate seat MORE, a California Democrat representing the Los Angeles area, said Sunday she thinks local officials reopened Los Angeles County too quickly. 
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Kansas City mayor: White House 'dogwhistles' give city residents 'grave concerns' about federal presence
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
“I was pretty frustrated this week [that] the president mentioned the George Floyd protests, mentioned the Black Lives Matter movement” with regard to increases in violent crime, Lucas said on “Fox News Sunday.” “That is not the case in Kansas City, we’ve had year over year increases [but] what we need help on is actually clearing some of the unsolved murders.”
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Chicago mayor: We can't let federal officials 'play police' in our city
By REBECCA KLAR
 
“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, no troops, no agents that  are coming in outside of our knowledge, notification, and control that are violating people's constitutional rights. That’s the framework,” Lightfoot said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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Ex-CDC director on US, COVID-19: 'We are a laggard'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden on Sunday said the U.S. had been a “laggard” in addressing the coronavirus pandemic, specifically pointing to lack of centralized information.
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Cruz: COVID-19 has opened eyes to dangers from China
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“They arrested, they silenced the heroic Chinese whistleblowers that tried to stop this, and because of that, over 600,000 people are dead," he said, "because the Chinese communist government lied.”
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Stephen Moore: Republicans need to focus on negotiating with Pelosi on coronavirus stimulus
By KAELAN DEESE
 
Economist Stephen MooreStephen MooreSunday shows - Trump coronavirus executive orders reverberate Moore expresses cautious optimism for 'v-shaped' recovery following jobs report Trump embraces jobs report signaling slowdown MORE advised Republicans to focus on negotiating with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) ahead of the next coronavirus stimulus plan to be introduced by the Senate GOP on Monday. 
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