Sunday shows preview: White House, Democratic leaders struggle for deal on coronavirus bill

Sunday shows preview: White House, Democratic leaders struggle for deal on coronavirus bill
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Ongoing negotiations between lawmakers and the Trump administration on the coronavirus stimulus bill are expected to dominate the Sunday Show circuit this week, as talks spill over into next week. 

Trump administration officials, including Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven MnuchinSuspect in Khashoggi murder arrested The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden to tackle omicron risks with new travel rules Mnuchin and McConnell discuss debt limit during brief meeting MORE, met with Democratic leaders on Saturday saying they made “progress” but have still not reached an agreement. 

The main dispute is about the amount of money to spend: Senate Republicans have introduced a roughly $1 trillion package, while the bill passed by House Democrats in May rang in at roughly $3 trillion. 

They also disagree about providing additional money for cash-strapped state and local governments who have depleted their budgets fighting the coronavirus. The final issue, and perhaps the most urgent, is how to replace beefed up unemployment benefits, which expired Friday night. 

A handful of negotiators are scheduled to appear on cable talk shows this week, with both Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse approves bill to ease passage of debt limit hike Ocasio-Cortez: 'Embarrassment' that Democratic leaders are delaying Boebert punishment Overnight Health Care — Biden mandate faces Dem resistance MORE (D-Calif.) booked on ABC’s “This Week” and White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsJan. 6 panel threatens Meadows with contempt Trump considered withdrawing Kavanaugh nomination over beer comments, being 'too apologetic': Meadows book Meadows reverses, won't agree to Jan. 6 panel deposition MORE booked on CBS' “Face the Nation.” 

Anthony FauciAnthony FauciOvernight Health Care — Biden mandate faces Dem resistance First study of omicron shows Pfizer vaccine may be less effective Edie Falco join PETA in pitching animal experimentation reforms MORE, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, along with other top health officials testified before Congress on Friday where they discussed the state of vaccine production and reopening schools, among other topics.

Adm. Brett Giroir, the health official leading the Trump administration’s testing strategy, told Congress that test results continue to be delayed but improvements are coming. He is booked on NBC's “Meet the Press” on Sunday.

Friday night, President TrumpDonald TrumpSenate rejects attempt to block Biden's Saudi arms sale Crenshaw slams House Freedom Caucus members as 'grifters,' 'performance artists' Senate confirms Biden's nominee to lead Customs and Border Protection MORE announced that he will ban the social media platform TikTok from operating in the United States. TikTok is owned by a larger Chinese tech company ByteDance.

Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoTo advance democracy, defend Taiwan and Ukraine Haley has 'positive' meeting with Trump No time for the timid: The dual threats of progressives and Trump MORE, who said earlier last month that the Trump administration was considering banning Chinese apps due to national security concerns, is booked on Fox News “Sunday Morning Futures.”

Below is the full list of guests who will appear on this weekend’s Sunday talk shows. 

ABC's “This Week" — Pelosi; Mnuchin.

NBC's “Meet the Press” — Giroir; Dr. Nahid Bhadelia of Boston University; Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassFor Democrats it should be about votes, not megaphones Proposed California maps put incumbents in jeopardy Bass calls 'Black pastors' comment during Arbery trial 'despicable' MORE (D-Calif.).

CBS' “Face the Nation” — Meadows; Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.); Scott Gottlieb, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner; Neel Kashkari, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

CNN’s “State of the Union” — Clyburn; Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.); Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force; Georgia politician Stacey Abrams.

“Fox News Sunday" — Sen. Tammy DuckworthLadda (Tammy) Tammy DuckworthWe must learn from the Afghanistan experience — starting with the withdrawal As democracy withers, Bob Dole and other American soldiers must be remembered Overnight Defense & National Security — Austin mandates vaccine for Guardsmen MORE, D-Ill.; Bass; Jason Miller, adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign.

FOX News “Sunday Morning Futures” — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonFauci calls Ron Johnson's AIDS comment 'preposterous': 'I don't have any clue of what he's talking about' Wisconsin senators ask outsiders not to exploit parade attack 'for their own political purposes' It's time to bury ZombieCare once and for all MORE, (R-WI); Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsJan. 6 panel releases contempt report on Trump DOJ official ahead of censure vote Lobbying world Sunday shows preview: Biden administration confronts inflation spike MORE, (R-GA); Rep. Jeff Van DrewJeff Van DrewLawmakers who bucked their parties on the T infrastructure bill Republicans hit Biden over Afghanistan, with eye on midterms GOP lawmaker called on Biden to 'resign immediately' after 'botched withdrawal' from Afghanistan MORE (R-NJ)

“America This Week" with Eric Bolling Eric TrumpEric TrumpJan. 6 organizers used burner phones to communicate with White House: report Mary Trump calls Donald Trump Jr. her 'stupidest' relative Eric Trump lawyer in New York attorney general's fraud case quits MORE; Ken Cuccinelli- Deputy Secretary Homeland Security; Michael Solan, Seattle Police Officers Assn Rep; Jose Aristimuño, former DNC National Press Secretary; Charlie Kirk, chairman TPUSA