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Sunday shows - Trump's positive coronavirus test reverberates

Sunday shows - Trump's positive coronavirus test reverberates
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President TrumpDonald TrumpWhat blue wave? A close look at Texas today tells of a different story Democrats go down to the wire with Manchin Trump's former bodyguard investigated in NY prosectors' probe: report MORE's positive coronavirus test dominated discussions on the Sunday morning political talk shows.

He is expected to stay at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., for treatment for "another period of time," his national security adviser said.

New polls were also released showing the state of the presidential race.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

 

National security adviser says Trump will stay a Walter Reed for 'another period of time'
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
President Trump will stay at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for “another period of time” as he is treated for the coronavirus, White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said Sunday. 

“I spoke with the chief of staff this morning, and the good news is that the president feels very well and he actually wants to go back home to the White House and get back to work, but I think he’s going to stay at Walter Reed for at least another period of time,” O’Brien said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” 
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Stephanopoulos pushes Trump campaign adviser on president's limited mask wearing
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
ABC News’s George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosSullivan: Comments by North Korea's Kim an 'interesting signal' Facebook VP says 2-year suspension of Trump from platform 'justified' Commerce secretary on cyberattacks against corporations: 'This is the reality' MORE on Sunday pressed President Trump’s senior campaign adviser, Jason Miller, on the president’s limited mask wearing following Trump's positive coronavirus test late last week. 
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Chris Wallace, Trump campaign adviser spar over first family's refusal to wear masks at debate
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceChuck Todd reluctant to 'ban' election deniers from 'Meet the Press' Sunday shows - Biden foreign policy in focus Pompeo defends Trump on Russia in Chris Wallace interview MORE and Steve Cortes, an adviser to President Trump's reelection campaign, had a heated exchange Sunday about the first family’s refusal to wear masks at last week’s presidential debate, which the Fox News anchor moderated.
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Biden will participate in next debate with 'necessary' safety precautions, campaign aide says
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenMilitary must better understand sexual assaults to combat them The Hill's Equilibrium — Presented by NextEra Energy — Tasmanian devil wipes out penguin population On The Money: Democrats make full-court press on expanded child tax credit | White House confident Congress will raise debt ceiling MORE’s deputy campaign manager said Sunday that the former vice president will participate in the next presidential debate with the “necessary” safety precautions in place.
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Biden adviser: 'We are not concerned, because we are being safe'
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
An adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said the campaign is not concerned about continuing events after President Trump tested positive for COVID-19 because it has been following public health guidelines.
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Miller accuses Biden of using masks as a 'prop'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
“I’d say that with regard to Joe Biden, I think too often he’s used the mask as a prop,” Jason Miller said on ABC's “This Week.” “A mask is very important, but even if he's -- he could be 20, 30 feet away from the nearest person and still have the mask on. That's not going to change anything that's out there.”
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Ohio governor: I hope Trump's positive coronavirus test serves as 'cautionary tale' to those who don't wear masks
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWineMike DeWineOhio GOP governor comes out against controversial state anti-vaccine bill Overnight Health Care: Biden says US donation of 500 million vaccines will 'supercharge' global virus fight | Moderna asks FDA to clear COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents FDA extends shelf life of J&J vaccine amid concern over expiring doses MORE (R) said Sunday that he hopes President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis serves as a “cautionary tale” and pushes people who have been reluctant to wear face masks to start following public health guidelines.
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Public health expert: 'Large gatherings like rallies shouldn't be happening at this point for any purpose'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
The director of the Center for Health Security at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on Sunday said that the president’s diagnosis with coronavirus was further indication large public events should not be occurring.
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Poll shows majority of Americans believe Trump did not take COVID-19 risk seriously
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Almost three-quarters of American adults think President Trump did not take the risk of contracting COVID-19 seriously, according to a poll released Sunday.
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Biden opens 14-point national lead over Trump after debate
By KYLE BALLUCK
 
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds a 14-point lead over President Trump in a national poll taken right after their first debate.
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Klobuchar calls for postponement of Supreme Court hearing: 'We don't know how many other Republican senators had' COVID-19
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharBottom Line This week: Senate set for voting rights fight Democrats scramble to unify before election bill brawl MORE (D-Minn.) said Sunday that three Republican senators testing positive for the coronavirus indicated hearings for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee should be postponed.
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Ron Johnson says November election is 'for all the marbles' amid court fight
By CELINE CASTRONUOVO
 
Republican Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonOvernight Defense: Senate panel delays Iraq war powers repeal | Study IDs Fort Hood as least-safe base for female soldiers | Pentagon loosens some COVID-19 restrictions Senate panel delays war authorization repeal after GOP push Maria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' MORE (Wis.) said Sunday that “America would change forever" if Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins the presidential election next month, adding that, in his view, “this election is for all the marbles.” 
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