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Sunday shows - Mail-in voting controversy dominates

Sunday shows - Mail-in voting controversy dominates
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The expansion of mail-in voting ahead of the November election dominated the political talk shows on Sunday.

President TrumpDonald TrumpSenators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House Georgia secretary of state withholds support for 'reactionary' GOP voting bills MORE and his allies have opposed the expansion amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying it would lead to widespread fraud. 

Experts, however, have said there is no evidence to support that claim.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Meadows denies reports that postal sorting machines were decommissioned
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsHow scientists saved Trump's FDA from politics Liberals howl after Democrats cave on witnesses Kinzinger calls for people with info on Trump to come forward MORE on Sunday denied reports that several U.S. Postal Service (USPS) letter-sorting machines were decommissioned after orders from the postmaster general.
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Trump adviser knocks universal mail-in voting, says US Postal Service won't be ready
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
An adviser to President Trump predicted Sunday that the White House would not reach a deal with congressional Democrats on U.S. Postal Service (USPS) funding ahead of the November election, claiming that nothing could be done to prepare it for the massive undertaking that universal mail-in voting would require.
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ABC's Stephanopoulos spars with Trump adviser on mail-in voting: 'When the votes are thrown out, that shows the system's working'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
ABC’s George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosBrooke Baldwin to leave CNN Fauci: Stimulus bill needs to be passed for schools to reopen Coons blames McConnell for Trump acquittal: We needed 'more Republican courage' MORE pushed back on Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller’s assertions about mail-in voting, a frequent target of the president and his campaign.
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NJ governor: 'We've got checks and balances' to ensure votes are counted properly in November
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Sunday reassured voters of the work his administration is doing to ensure votes are counted accurately in November.
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Sanders labels Postal Service funding dispute a 'crisis for American democracy'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersKlain says Harris would not overrule parliamentarian on minimum wage increase Romney-Cotton, a Cancun cabbie and the minimum wage debate On The Money: Senate panels postpone Tanden meetings in negative sign | Biden signs supply chain order after 'positive' meeting with lawmakers MORE (I-Vt.) labeled the dispute over the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) funding and ability to handle mail-in voting “a crisis for American democracy” ahead of the presidential election.
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Sanders says his first priority is to defeat Trump
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday that his first priority is to defeat President Trump and then focus on promoting the progressive agenda once presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenKlain on Manchin's objection to Neera Tanden: He 'doesn't answer to us at the White House' Senators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Overnight Defense: New Senate Armed Services chairman talks Pentagon policy nominee, Afghanistan, more | Biden reads report on Khashoggi killing | Austin stresses vaccine safety in new video MORE is elected.
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Sanders: 'We have made enormous progress' with down-ballot progressive primary victories
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) expressed confidence in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party even with former Vice President Joe Biden at the top of its presidential ticket, saying Sunday that the party’s progressives are “making enormous progress.”
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Poll: Biden leads Trump by 9 points nationally
By JUSTIN WISE
 
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Trump by 9 points nationally with the less than three months before the 2020 election, according to an NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll released on Sunday.
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Majority approves of Biden's selection of Harris as running mate: poll
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
More than half of Americans said in a new poll that they believe that former Vice President Joe Biden (D) made a good decision by selecting Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisEmhoff reflects on interracial marriage case: Without this 'I would not be married to Kamala Harris' WHO: Coronavirus deaths down 20 percent worldwide last week Collins: Biden's .9T coronavirus package won't get any Senate GOP votes MORE (D-Calif.) as his running mate for the 2020 election.
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Kushner 'absolutely' sending his own children back to school
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
White House adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerBiden to speak with Saudi king 'soon' as pressure builds for Khashoggi report Biden to speak with Saudi king ahead of Khashoggi report: report Former Trump officials eye bids for political office MORE said Sunday that he is not concerned about his young children returning to school during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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National security adviser: White House 'hopeful' more nations will follow UAE on Israel
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said Sunday that the White House is “hopeful” more nations in the Middle East will join the United Arab Emirates and formalize ties with Israel.
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