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 John TrumpSteele Dossier sub-source was subject of FBI counterintelligence probe Pelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' Trump 'no longer angry' at Romney because of Supreme Court stance 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 Randall MeadowsAnxious Democrats amp up pressure for vote on COVID-19 aid Pelosi hopeful COVID-19 relief talks resume 'soon' The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - GOP closes ranks to fill SCOTUS vacancy by November 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 StephanopoulosColbert implores Pelosi to update 'weaponry' in SCOTUS fight: 'Trump has a literal heat ray' Murkowski: Supreme Court nominee should not be taken up before election Cruz says Senate Republicans likely have votes to confirm Trump Supreme Court nominee 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 SandersThe Hill's Campaign Report: Trump faces backlash after not committing to peaceful transition of power Bernie Sanders: 'This is an election between Donald Trump and democracy' The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump stokes fears over November election outcome 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 BidenPelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' Hillicon Valley: Subpoenas for Facebook, Google and Twitter on the cards | Wray rebuffs mail-in voting conspiracies | Reps. raise mass surveillance concerns Fox News poll: Biden ahead of Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Ohio 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 HarrisHundreds of lawyers from nation's oldest African American sorority join effort to fight voter suppression Biden picks up endorsement from progressive climate group 350 Action 3 reasons why Biden is misreading the politics of court packing 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 KushnerAbraham Accords: New hope for peace in Middle East Tenants in Kushner building file lawsuit alleging dangerous living conditions Trump hosts Israel, UAE, Bahrain for historic signing 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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