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Sunday shows - Leaked audio of Trump's sister reverberates

Multiple figures close to President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden prepares to confront Putin Biden aims to bolster troubled Turkey ties in first Erdoğan meeting Senate investigation of insurrection falls short MORE appeared on the Sunday political talk shows and dismissed leaked audio in which his sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, said the president "has no principles" and lies.

A $25B Democratic bill that passed the House on Saturday to fund the U.S. Postal Service and this week's Republican National Convention were also discussed

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Meadows on leaked audio from Trump's sister: 'Just another day and another attack'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsBiden's no-drama White House chief Ex-Trump aide Meadows pushed DOJ to probe multiple election theories: report Trump working with Gingrich on policy agenda: report MORE said Sunday that the leaked audio from President Trump’s sister is “just another day and another attack” on the commander-in-chief.

Meadows told ABC’s “This Week” that the recording of Maryanne Trump Barry slamming her younger brother, which was obtained by The Washington Post, represents “politics as usual.” 
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Trump campaign adviser dismisses leaked Maryanne Trump Barry recording as 'sibling rivalry'
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
"Sibling rivalries are nothing new in the world. It’s been going on since the beginning of time, in fact, we heard some pretty pointed commentary from Malik Obama about former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaEnding the same-sex marriage wars Arizona election audit draws Republican tourists Biden tries to erase Trump's 'America First' on world stage MORE," Jason Miller said. "And so, this is something unfortunately when you get to the White House you have family members who sometimes decide to voice their sibling rivalries or frustrations."
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Trump coronavirus therapeutic announcement intended to put the 'heat' on bureaucrats, Meadows says
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that President Trump’s planned announcement regarding a "breakthrough" coronavirus therapeutic Sunday evening is intended to put the “heat” on bureaucrats.
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Meadows: Democrats' Postal Service funding bill meant to make a political statement
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Sunday decried Democratic leaders’ legislation on U.S. Postal Service funding, calling it a “political statement.”
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Scaramucci says Trump will display 'classic narcissism' at Republican convention
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Former White House communications director Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciInfluential Republicans detail call to reform party, threaten to form new one Anthony Scaramucci joining CNBC as a contributor Biden doubles down on normal at White House MORE said Sunday that his former boss will display his "classic narcissism" by dominating the stage every night during this week's Republican National Convention.
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Buttigieg says differences between Biden and Trump are 'almost punching us in the face'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegButtigieg: Bipartisan deal on infrastructure 'strongly preferred' OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican | Colonial Pipeline CEO grilled over ransomware attack | Texas gov signs bills to improve power grid after winter storm Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican MORE said Sunday that the differences between Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden prepares to confront Putin Ukrainian president thanks G-7 nations for statement of support Biden aims to bolster troubled Turkey ties in first Erdoğan meeting MORE and President Trump are so stark that they are "almost punching us in the face.”
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GOP chairwoman dismisses health concerns stemming from Republican convention
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
“We tested everybody before they came to Charlotte, we tested everybody onsite,” Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby - Deal or no deal? Biden, Capito continue infrastructure talks RNC warns it will advise presidential candidates against future debates if panel doesn't make changes RNC, NRSC intervene in Democratic lawsuits against Florida election law MORE said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “We are doing things that allow people to live their lives, have a convention and do it in a healthy and safe way, which most Americans are doing.”
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Pelosi hits Trump, White House over stalled coronavirus negotiations
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi: 'No intention' of abandoning Democrats' infrastructure goals Senate investigation of insurrection falls short Ocasio-Cortez: 'Old way of politics' influences Manchin's thinking MORE (D-Calif.) ripped President Trump on Sunday over the lack of progress made on negotiations for another coronavirus relief package, accusing him of being uninterested in the plan's larger details.
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Economist Moore predicts 'exuberance' in financial markets if coronavirus cases decline, schools reopen
By J. EDWARD MORENO 
 
Economist Stephen MooreStephen MooreStates push back against federal unemployment policies delaying economic recovery Former Trump economic adviser to Biden: 'Stop taxing. Stop spending. Stop borrowing.' trillion in taxes, trillion in spending, trillion in borrowing — what could go wrong? MORE said a potential decline in coronavirus cases and the reopening of schools could lead to an “exuberance” in financial markets.
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Deputy campaign manager says Biden has not been tested for COVID-19
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Kate Bedingfield told ABC’s “This Week” that Biden has not been tested after the campaign declined to answer this week whether or not he received a test. 
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Acting DHS chief says he has no authority to send agents to polling stations after Trump comments
By JUSTIN WISE
 
Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad WolfChad WolfLawmakers slam DHS watchdog following report calling for 'multi-year transformation' Intel heads to resume worldwide threats hearing scrapped under Trump Sunday shows preview: Democrats eye passage of infrastructure bill; health experts warn of fourth coronavirus wave MORE said Sunday that DHS has no authority to send federal agents to oversee polling locations in November, despite President Trump's vow to have a federal law enforcement presence at the polls on Election Day.
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Top DHS official denies Trump avoided Russian election interference talks
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf fired back against reports indicating that President Trump had avoided conversations about or pressured aides not to bring up Russian election meddling during White House briefings.
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Top Senate Intel Democrat worried Americans may 'unwittingly' promote Russian disinformation campaign
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerThe tale of the last bipartisan unicorns Pelosi: 'No intention' of abandoning Democrats' infrastructure goals McConnell seeks to divide and conquer Democrats MORE (D-Va.), the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Sunday he is worried that Americans may “unwittingly” be promoting a Russian disinformation campaign designed to interfere with the 2020 presidential election.
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Comey: Bannon in 'a world of trouble'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Former FBI director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMystery surrounds Justice's pledge on journalist records NYT publisher: DOJ phone records seizure a 'dangerous incursion' on press freedom Trump DOJ seized phone records of New York Times reporters MORE said Sunday that former White House strategist Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin Bannon'So interesting': Trump pitched on idea to run for House, become Speaker Democrats claim vindication, GOP cries witch hunt as McGahn finally testifies Hillicon Valley: Parler's return to Apple store poses new challenges | Biden revokes Trump-era order targeting shield for website operators MORE was in “a world of trouble” following his indictment on fraud charges.
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