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Sunday shows - Trump Michigan rally grabs the spotlight

Sunday shows - Trump Michigan rally grabs the spotlight
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A Trump campaign event in Michigan dominated the Sunday morning political talk shows, with multiple guests addressing the crowd's chants of “lock her up” after President Trump demanded Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGretchen WhitmerTrump says he doesn't actually want Whitmer, Biden and Obama to be locked up despite chants The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Goldman Sachs - Tipping point week for Trump, Biden, Congress, voters Rally crowd chants 'lock him up' as Trump calls Biden family 'a criminal enterprise' MORE (D) re-open the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The event on Saturday night came just a little more than one week after the FBI announced that it had foiled a plan to kidnap the governor.

“Lock ‘em all up,” Trump responded to the chants.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Whitmer: Trump inciting 'domestic terrorism'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) on Sunday accused President TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump, Jared Kusher's lawyer threatens to sue Lincoln Project over Times Square billboards Facebook, Twitter CEOs to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on Nov. 17 Sanders hits back at Trump's attack on 'socialized medicine' MORE of inciting "domestic terrorism” in the wake of an alleged plot to abduct her.

"It's incredibly disturbing that the president of the United States, 10 days after a plot to kidnap, put me on trial, and execute me … is at it again … inciting this kind of domestic terrorism," Whitmer said on NBC’s “Face the Nation.”
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Pelosi chastises Trump for promoting 'fear tactics' at Michigan rally
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
“The president has to realize that the words of the president of the United States weigh a ton,” Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Health Care: Following debate, Biden hammers Trump on coronavirus | Study: Universal mask-wearing could save 130,000 lives | Finger-pointing picks up in COVID-19 relief fight On The Money: Finger-pointing picks up in COVID-19 relief fight | Landlords, housing industry sue CDC to overturn eviction ban Finger-pointing picks up in COVID-19 relief fight MORE (D-Calif.) told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “And in our political dialogue, to inject fear tactics into it, especially a woman governor and her family, is so irresponsible.” 
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Miller on whether Trump regrets 'Lock her up' chant about Whitmer: 'Not at all'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Senior Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller said the president stood by attacking Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) in the wake of an alleged plot by a militia group to kidnap her.
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Lara Trump defends president's rhetoric after 'lock her up chants' about Whitmer at rally: 'He was having fun'
By ARIS FOLLEY 
 
President Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara TrumpLara Lea TrumpDemocrats condemn Trump's rhetoric against Michigan governor as allies defend rally Sunday shows - Trump Michigan rally grabs the spotlight Lara Trump defends president's rhetoric after 'lock her up' chants about Whitmer at rally: 'He was having fun' MORE, defended him on Sunday after he drew criticism over “lock her up” chants his crowd directed toward Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) at his rally the night before.
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Lara Trump denies mocking Joe Biden's stutter, suggests cognitive decline
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Lara Trump on Sunday denied mocking Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFacebook, Twitter CEOs to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on Nov. 17 Sanders hits back at Trump's attack on 'socialized medicine' Senate GOP to drop documentary series days before election hitting China, Democrats over coronavirus MORE's speech, and instead suggested that the former vice president may be experiencing a cognitive decline.
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Pelosi says chances of passing COVID-19 stimulus before election depend on Trump administration
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Democrats want to get an agreement before the election, but added that “we have to freeze the design” of the language. 
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Democratic Delaware senator says he is open to expanding the Supreme Court
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Sen. Chris CoonsChristopher (Chris) Andrew CoonsBipartisan group of senators call on Trump to sanction Russia over Navalny poisoning Schumer says he had 'serious talk' with Feinstein, declines to comment on Judiciary role Durbin says he will run for No. 2 spot if Dems win Senate majority MORE (D-Del.) said on Sunday he was open to expanding the number of justices that sit on the Supreme Court should Democratic nominee Joe Biden be elected president.
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Biden ahead of Trump in Wisconsin, Arizona: surveys
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Democratic nominee Joe Biden is ahead of President Trump in Wisconsin and Arizona, both states won by the president in 2016, according to polls released Sunday.
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RNC chairwoman: Republicans should realize distancing themselves from Trump 'is hurting themselves in the long run'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielTrump's scorched earth style overshadows campaign's message in final weeks Sunday shows - Trump Michigan rally grabs the spotlight RNC chairwoman: Republicans should realize distancing themselves from Trump 'is hurting themselves in the long run' MORE said Sunday that GOP senators should realize that distancing themselves from President Trump in their campaigns “is hurting themselves in the long run.”
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Moore: Trump has to be on 'best behavior' for final presidential debate
By TAL AXELROD
 
Stephen MooreStephen MooreSunday shows - Trump Michigan rally grabs the spotlight Moore: Trump has to be on 'best behavior' for final presidential debate If the election depends on the economy, the results favor Trump MORE, an economist and adviser to President Trump, said Sunday that the president needed to be "on his best behavior" going into the final presidential debate Thursday against former Vice President Joe Biden.
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HHS secretary: Avoiding large gatherings 'a difficult message for all Western democracies'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar is defending the federal government’s progress on the coronavirus pandemic, saying on Sunday “all Western democracies” are having trouble avoiding large gatherings.
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