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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 TrumpNoem touts South Dakota coronavirus response, knocks lockdowns in CPAC speech On The Trail: Cuomo and Newsom — a story of two embattled governors McCarthy: 'I would bet my house' GOP takes back lower chamber in 2022 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 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 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) WallaceBill Gates: Goal of eliminating emissions by 2030 'completely unrealistic' Fox News's Chris Wallace praises Biden's discipline Klobuchar: Impeachment trial 'was about not hiding history' 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 BidenNoem touts South Dakota coronavirus response, knocks lockdowns in CPAC speech On The Trail: Cuomo and Newsom — a story of two embattled governors Biden celebrates vaccine approval but warns 'current improvement could reverse' 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 DeWineStates paying billions in fraudulent unemployment claims Governors mark 'Ronald Reagan Day' Reports of unemployment fraud increase as states mail out tax forms 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 KlobucharOpen-ended antitrust is an innovation killer FBI, DHS and Pentagon officials to testify on Capitol riot Five big takeaways on the Capitol security hearings 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 JohnsonGraham: Trump will 'be helpful' to all Senate GOP incumbents Partisan headwinds threaten Capitol riot commission Cruz hires Trump campaign press aide as communications director 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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