Sunday shows preview: Trump, top Republicans recover from COVID-19; stimulus bill remains in limbo

Sunday shows preview: Trump, top Republicans recover from COVID-19; stimulus bill remains in limbo
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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 and Republicans’ recovery from COVID-19 and stalemates around a stimulus bill are expected to headline this week’s Sunday talk shows. 

The president, who is scheduled to appear on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Features,” returned home from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday after spending four days there for treatment. 

While in the hospital, the president received steroids, treatment with antiviral remdesivir and a double antibody cocktail from Regeneron. Leonard Schleifer, president and CEO of Regeneron, is scheduled to appear on CBS’ Face the Nation. 

Upon his return home, Trump threw several curveballs in coronavirus stimulus talks, the first of which came Tuesday when he abruptly halted negotiations between Treasury Secretary Steve Mnunchin and 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.) until after Election Day, accusing the Democratic leader of not negotiating in “good faith.” 

He later signaled that he was willing to sign a series of smaller bills aimed at airline assistance, stimulus checks and money for a small business loan program, but Pelosi had rejected this approach. Finally, on Friday, Trump offered up a $1.8 trillion coronavirus relief package

Trump has also been eager to get back on the campaign trail in the final weeks of the 2020 election, and hosted a rally at the White House on Saturday

Also in coronavirus recovery, former New Jersey Gov. Chris ChristieChris ChristieSocially-distanced 'action figure' photo of G7 leaders goes viral Just 10 percent in NJ poll would like to see Christie run for White House in 2024 Christie says he won't defer to Trump in 2024 MORE (R) was released from the hospital Saturday after staying there for a week due to his own positive diagnosis. Christie was at the White House Rose Garden event that Anthony FauciAnthony FauciThe tale of the last bipartisan unicorns Delta variant's UK dominance sparks concerns in US Overnight Health Care: FDA says millions of J&J doses from troubled plant must be thrown out | WHO warns Africa falling far behind in vaccinations | Top CDC official says US not ready for next pandemic MORE, the nation’s top disease expert, later deemed a “superspreader event,” and assisted the president with preparations for the first presidential debate. 

Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee is slated to begin a week of hearings to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Committee chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamProgressives want to tighten screws beyond Manchin and Sinema GOP senators applaud Biden for global vaccine donation plans Lindsey Graham: Dismissal of Wuhan lab leak theory cost Trump 2020 election MORE (R-S.C.), who will appear on Fox News’ Sunday Morning Features, scheduled four days of hearings beginning Oct. 12, paving the way for her confirmation by Oct. 22.  

Senate Minority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinThe tale of the last bipartisan unicorns Ex-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Trump DOJ demanded metadata on 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses, Apple says MORE (D-Ill.), who will appear on NBC’s “Meet the Press” has suggested that Democrats can ‘slow’ Barrett’s confirmation “perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at most.”

Sens. Ben SasseBen SasseGOP senators applaud Biden for global vaccine donation plans Pence: Trump and I may never 'see eye to eye' on events of Jan. 6 White House: Biden will not appoint presidential Jan. 6 commission MORE (R-Neb.) and Chris CoonsChris Andrew CoonsBiden prepares to confront Putin Concerns grow over China's Taiwan plans Progressives want to tighten screws beyond Manchin and Sinema MORE (D-Del.), also members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, are slated to appear on “Fox News Sunday.” Meanwhile, Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzBiden tries to erase Trump's 'America First' on world stage Cotton, Pentagon chief tangle over diversity training in military GOP senators press Justice Department to compare protest arrests to Capitol riot MORE (R-Texas) will appear on “Meet the Press” 

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

ABC’s “This Week”Eric TrumpEric TrumpFlorida city bans gambling amid prospects of Trump-owned casino Lara Trump on Senate bid: 'No for now, not no forever' Lara Trump disputes report that father-in-law is discussing reinstalment MORE, President Trump's son; Rep. Cedric RichmondCedric RichmondTrey Gowdy sets goal of avoiding ideological echo chamber with Fox News show The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden faces pressure amid infrastructure negotiations Buttigieg acknowledges 'daylight' between White House, GOP on infrastructure MORE (D-La.)

NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Cruz; Durbin; Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.

CBS’ “Face the Nation”— Republican National Committee Chair 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; Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGretchen WhitmerWhitmer vetoes bill exempting graduations from crowd limits Whitmer proposes using 0M of virus aid to boost minimum wage Women are saving our democracy — and being attacked for it MORE (D-Mich.); Leonard Schleifer, president and CEO of Regeneron; Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

CNN’s “State of the Union” — White House economic adviser Larry KudlowLarry KudlowMORE; Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDemocrats mull overhaul of sweeping election bill White House gets back to pre-COVID-19 normality Biden signs anti-Asian hate crimes bill into law MORE (D-Hawaii); Gov. Asa HutchinsonAsa HutchinsonThe states taking steps to ban critical race theory Overnight Health Care: Biden asks intel community to 'redouble' efforts probing COVID-19 origins | Democrats announce plan to begin crafting public option insurance bill | Lawsuit challenges Arkansas abortion ban Advocacy groups sue Arkansas over abortion ban MORE (R-Ark.); Kate Bedingfield, deputy campaign manager for former Vice President 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's presidential campaign.

“Fox News Sunday” — Sasse; Coons; Lara TrumpLara TrumpLara Trump calls on Americans at border to 'arm up and get guns and be ready' Clear signs Trump intends to run in 2024 Lara Trump lost her best opportunity — if she ever really wanted it MORE, President Trump's daughter-in-law.

Fox News Channel's “Sunday Morning Futures” — President Donald Trump; Richard GrenellRichard GrenellGrenell still interested in California recall bid Cleveland businessman jumps into Ohio Senate race: Trump 'victories' need to be protected Tanden withdraws nomination as Biden budget chief MORE, former acting director of national intelligence; Graham

"America This Week" with Eric Bolling: Jason Miller, Trump 2020; Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiSunday shows - Biden foreign policy in focus Giuliani accuses Biden of 'caving in to Iran' Giuliani endorses Republican Curtis Sliwa for NYC mayor MORE, former NYC mayor; Michael Knowles, The Daily Wire; Rob Smith, PUSA; Bob Unanue, CEO Goya Foods