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Sunday shows - Spotlight shifts to positive tests among Pence aides

Sunday shows - Spotlight shifts to positive tests among Pence aides
© getty: Vice President Mike Pence participates in the vice presidential debate against Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) at the University of Utah on October 7, 2020.

Multiple guests on the Sunday morning political talk shows weighed in on news that aides to Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceOn The Money: Biden to fire FHFA director after Supreme Court removes restriction | Yellen pleads with Congress to raise debt ceiling Biden to fire FHFA director after Supreme Court removes restriction If you care about the US, root for China to score a win in space MORE have tested positive for COVID-19 and discussed whether he should continue campaigning.

Interviews also focused on Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE's comments about oil, and the state of stimulus negotiations.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

White House chief of staff defends decision to keep Pence on road
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsGOP governors embrace culture wars with White House in mind Tech industry pushes for delay in antitrust legislation Head of firms that pushed 'Italygate' theory falsely claimed VA mansion was her home: report MORE declined to say how many people in Vice President Mike Pence’s office have contracted the coronavirus during a contentious CNN interview, while defending the decision to keep Pence on the road in the presidential campaign's final stretch.
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Christie 'surprised' Pence to campaign after aides test positive for COVID-19
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris ChristieChris ChristieGOP governors embrace culture wars with White House in mind Murphy holds big lead over GOP rival in NJ governor's race: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden support, gas tax questions remain on infrastructure MORE, a top GOP ally of President TrumpDonald TrumpIran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' Ivanka Trump, Kushner distance themselves from Trump claims on election: CNN Overnight Defense: Joint Chiefs chairman clashes with GOP on critical race theory | House bill introduced to overhaul military justice system as sexual assault reform builds momentum MORE, said he's surprised that Vice President Mike Pence is hitting the campaign trail after the vice president's chief of staff and other aides tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Lewandowski points to Harris team when asked if Pence should campaign after aides test positive
By JORDAN WILLIAMS
 
Trump campaign adviser Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiPoll: 30 percent of GOP voters believe Trump will 'likely' be reinstated this year Lewandowski says Trump has not spoken to him about being reinstated Sunday shows preview: Infrastructure expected to dominate as talks continue to drag MORE defended Vice President Pence for campaigning after his chief of staff tested positive for COVID-19, noting that Democrat Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisRick Scott blocks Senate vote on top cyber nominee until Harris visits border Head of Border Patrol resigning from post Migrant children face alarming conditions in US shelter: BBC investigation MORE continued to campaign for her ticket after a staffer tested positive. 
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Republican National Committee chair warns of 'most progressive, radical takeover of our country' if Biden wins
By JORDAN WILLIAMS
 
Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielRNC's McDaniel launches podcast highlighting Republicans outside of Washington The 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 MORE, the chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC), warned during an interview on Sunday of the most “progressive, radical takeover of our country” if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins in November. 
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Kudlow says Biden wouldn't be able to replace fossil fuels in 15 years
By CELINE CASTRONUOVO 
 
White House economic adviser Larry KudlowLarry KudlowMORE argued in an interview broadcast on Sunday that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s plan to end fossil fuels in 15 years would not be feasible, adding that “you couldn’t do it even if you wanted to.” 
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Biden campaign aide: Trump trying to distort former vice president's position on oil
By JORDAN WILLIAMS
 
“Donald Trump is trying to distort Joe Biden’s position on this because he’s desperate to be running against anyone but Joe Biden," Kate Bedingfield said on NBC's "Meet the Press." "That’s been true from the start of this primary.” 
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Ocasio-Cortez says Democrats must focus on winning White House for Biden
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHouse Democrats unveil spending bill to boost staff pay, maintain lawmaker pay freeze Five takeaways from New York's primaries Ocasio-Cortez says she ranked Wiley first, Stringer second in NYC mayoral vote MORE (D-N.Y.) said on Sunday that Democrats need to focus on winning the election before pushing for specific policies from a potential Joe Biden administration. 
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Pelosi commits to running for Speaker if Democrats retain House
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Senators say White House aides agreed to infrastructure 'framework' Tim Cook called Pelosi to say tech antitrust bills were rushed MORE (D-Calif.) on Sunday committed to running for the leadership position again if Democrats retain their House majority in November's election.
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Outgoing Va. Republican: Two-party system is failing Americans
By JOSEPH CHOI 
 
Outgoing Rep. Denver RigglemanDenver RigglemanDemocrats plot next move after GOP sinks Jan. 6 probe Cheney calls Greene's comments on House mask policy 'evil lunacy' Greene under fire for comparing mask policy to the Holocaust MORE (R-Va.) said on Sunday that being a politician with any party right now is “difficult” and expressed doubts over whether the two-party system is benefitting Americans.
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White House security adviser: 'Nothing' foreign adversaries 'can do to change your vote or to stop you from voting'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said Sunday that there is “nothing” foreign adversaries “can do to change your vote or stop you from voting.”
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Pelosi dismisses talk of White House compromise on stimulus: They 'keep moving the goal post'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is dismissing talk that the White House has compromised during COVID-19 stimulus talks, saying administration officials “keep moving the goal post.”
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Trump's former Homeland Security adviser on COVID-19: 'We could have saved more lives with a different, faster approach'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
President Trump’s former Homeland Security adviser, Tom Bossert, said on Sunday that not enough has been done to fight COVID-19 in the U.S, calling for a coordinated response to the pandemic.
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