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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 PenceCPAC, all-in for Trump, is not what it used to be Democrats don't trust GOP on 1/6 commission: 'These people are dangerous' The Memo: CPAC fires starting gun on 2024 MORE have tested positive for COVID-19 and discussed whether he should continue campaigning.

Interviews also focused on Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden offers support to union organizing efforts Senate Democrats nix 'Plan B' on minimum wage hike Kavanaugh dismays conservatives by dodging pro-Trump election lawsuits 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 MeadowsHow scientists saved Trump's FDA from politics Liberals howl after Democrats cave on witnesses Kinzinger calls for people with info on Trump to come forward 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 ChristieBiden administration buys 100,000 doses of Lilly antibody drug Cancun fallout threatens to deal lasting damage to Cruz On The Trail: The political perils of Snowmageddon MORE, a top GOP ally of President TrumpDonald TrumpSacha Baron Cohen calls out 'danger of lies, hate and conspiracies' in Golden Globes speech Sorkin uses Abbie Hoffman quote to condemn Capitol violence: Democracy is 'something you do' Ex-Trump aide Pierson planning run for Congress 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 LewandowskiTrump likely to form new super PAC Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief ousts hundreds from advisory panels | Defense pick discusses Trump transition hurdles | Aircraft carrier returning home after 10-month deployment Defense secretary removes hundreds of advisory board members in sweeping review MORE defended Vice President Pence for campaigning after his chief of staff tested positive for COVID-19, noting that Democrat Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBrown vows Democrats will 'find a way' to raise minimum wage Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson vs. Donald Trump: A serious comparison Exclusive: How Obama went to bat for Warren 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 chair on censures of pro-impeachment Republicans: 'Overwhelmingly, our party agrees with each other' Sunday shows preview: 2024 hopefuls gather at CPAC; House passes coronavirus relief; vaccine effort continues Trump to attend private RNC donor retreat 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-CortezOcasio-Cortez: Detailed sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo 'painful to read' The GOP's uncertain future Democrats don't trust GOP on 1/6 commission: 'These people are dangerous' 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 PelosiTrump shows he holds stranglehold on GOP, media in CPAC barnburner Biden brings back bipartisan meetings at the White House McCarthy: 'I would bet my house' GOP takes back lower chamber in 2022 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 RigglemanEx-Trump press secretary criticized for stirring up QAnon on Twitter House GOP lawmaker unexpectedly shakes up Senate trial 'Trump in heels' emerges as problem for GOP in Virginia 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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