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Sunday shows preview: Trump COVID-19 diagnosis rocks Washington, 2020 election

Sunday shows preview: Trump COVID-19 diagnosis rocks Washington, 2020 election
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President TrumpDonald TrumpProject Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report Cheney: Fox News has 'a particular obligation' to refute election fraud claims The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? MORE’s coronavirus diagnosis and questions surrounding its potential impact on the 2020 election are expected to dominate this weekend’s Sunday talk shows. 

The president remains at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after his hospitalization Friday. The president was hospitalized less than 24 hours after the announcement that he and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpJill Biden a key figure in push to pitch White House plans Petition calls for Jill Biden to undo Trump-era changes to White House Rose Garden Fox News's Bret Baier posts vaccination selfie MORE had contracted the virus. 

White House physician Sean Conley said at a press conference early in the afternoon Saturday that Trump was doing “very well,” while also avoiding some questions about the president's diagnosis. 

A source familiar with the president’s health told reporters that the president’s vitals over the past 24 hours were “very concerning” and described the next 48 hours as “critical in terms of his care.” 

Conley also raised new questions when he said that the president was “72 hours” into his diagnosis. However, the White House reported Trump’s positive test in the early hours of Friday morning, which was less than 48 hours ago.

Several top Republican officials in Trump’s orbit have also tested positive for the virus, including senior White House adviser Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE and former special assistant to the president Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayPence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign Mark Zuckerberg, meet Jean-Jacques Rousseau? MORE. Republican Sens. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeOvernight Energy: Colonial Pipeline says it has restored full service | Biden urges people not to panic about gasoline shortages | EPA rescinds Trump-era cost-benefit rule Senate panel advances Biden's deputy Interior pick Hillicon Valley: Global cybersecurity leaders say they feel unprepared for attack | Senate Commerce Committee advances Biden's FTC nominee Lina Khan | Senate panel approves bill that would invest billions in tech MORE (Utah), Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisSenate hears from Biden's high-profile judicial nominees for first time Senate Democrats take aim at 'true lender' interest rate rule Former North Carolina chief justice launches Senate campaign MORE (N.C.) and Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonImmigration experts say GOP senators questioned DHS secretary with misleading chart GOP split on counteroffer to Biden's spending Rand Paul clashes with Fauci over coronavirus origins MORE (Wis.) have also tested positive for the disease. Johnson was the latest GOP senator to do so.  

Trump’s campaign manager Bill StepienBill StepienTrump adds veteran organizer to help run political operations: report Trump likely to form new super PAC Trump ready to make McConnell's life miserable MORE was diagnosed with coronavirus on Saturday after traveling with the president to Tuesday’s debate. 

Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFauci says school should be open 'full blast' five days a week in the fall Overnight Defense: Military sexual assault reform bill has votes to pass in Senate l First active duty service member arrested over Jan. 6 riot l Israeli troops attack Gaza Strip Immigration experts say GOP senators questioned DHS secretary with misleading chart MORE announced Friday that he and his wife Jill Biden had tested negative, adding that he wished the president and first lady a speedy recovery. Biden had appeared in his first presidential debate with Trump on Tuesday, although the two stood several feet apart throughout the evening and did not shake hands. 

Biden's campaign adviser Symone SandersSymone SandersSymone Sanders 'hurt' at being passed over for press secretary: report Harris to speak with Mexican president about tree-planting initiative, poverty, migration Harris puts DC condo up for sale MORE is scheduled to make an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. 

The new diagnoses of top officials comes as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country, with more than 7.3 million confirmed cases and 208,118 recorded deaths as of Saturday. 

Tom Inglesby, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, is set to appear on “Fox News Sunday.” In August, Inglesby raised questions on the progress of coronavirus vaccine testing, saying on NBC’s “Meet the Press” at the time that a 50 percent effective coronavirus vaccine would be “better than what we have now.” 

Trump’s diagnosis has also created more pressure on congressional leadership to pass a new coronavirus stimulus bill, with Trump tweeting Saturday afternoon, “OUR GREAT USA WANTS & NEEDS STIMULUS. WORK TOGETHER AND GET IT DONE. Thank you!”

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Defense: Military sexual assault reform bill has votes to pass in Senate l First active duty service member arrested over Jan. 6 riot l Israeli troops attack Gaza Strip Hillicon Valley: Colonial pipeline is back online, but concerns remain | Uber, Lyft struggle with driver supply | Apple cuts controversial hire Ocasio-Cortez on Taylor Greene: 'These are the kinds of people that I threw out of bars all the time' MORE (D-Calif.) said on MSNBC on Friday that Trump’s positive test “kind of changes the dynamic because here they see the reality of what we have been saying all along: This is a vicious virus, and it spreads.” 

Pelosi is scheduled to appear on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday. 

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

ABC’s “This Week” — To be announced.

NBC’s “Meet the Press” — To be announced.

CBS’s “Face the Nation” — Pelosi; Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGretchen WhitmerCompany continues operating pipeline through Michigan despite governor's order Michigan Republican offers bill to fine fact-checkers for errors Michigan to end remote work after reaching 55 percent vaccination rate MORE, (D-Mich.); former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb; Adam H. Schechter, president and CEO LabCorp.

CNN’s “State of the Union” — Sanders; Whitmer; Richard Gates, deputy chairman of Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

“Fox News Sunday” — Inglesby. 

Fox News’s “Sunday Morning Futures” — Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonTim Scott sparks buzz in crowded field of White House hopefuls Opposition to refugees echoes one of America's most shameful moments White House defends CDC outreach to teachers union MORE (R-Ariz.), Senate Armed Services Committee, Senate Intelligence Committee; Ric Grenell, former acting Director of National Intelligence; Rep. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesStefanik shake-up jump-starts early jockeying for committee posts McCarthy unveils House GOP task forces, chairs Former GOP operative installed as NSA top lawyer resigns MORE (R-Calif.), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee. 

"America This Week” with Eric Bolling — Megyn Kelly; Peter Navarro, an adviser to the president on U.S. trade; Rep. Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyRoy to challenge Stefanik for Cheney's old position Stefanik shake-up jump-starts early jockeying for committee posts Why Cheney was toppled, and what it says about the GOP and Trump's claims MORE (R-Calif.); Carrie Severino, president of the Judicial Crisis Network; Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiThe Memo: The mystery of post-presidency Trump Trump frustrated with pace of super PAC Dozens of Trump appointees 'burrow' into Biden government MORE, former Trump campaign manager; David Bossie, president and chairman of Citizens United.