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Sunday shows - Trump's COVID-19 relief bill opposition dominates

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 opposition to a COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress dominated the Sunday morning political talk shows.

The president is pushing for $2,000 in direct payments for Americans, instead of the $600 payments currently in the legislation.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

 

Republican senator: Trump will be 'remembered for chaos and misery and erratic behavior' if he lets COVID relief expire
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyPhilly GOP commissioner on censures: 'I would suggest they censure Republican elected officials who are lying' Toomey censured by several Pennsylvania county GOP committees over impeachment vote Toomey on Trump vote: 'His betrayal of the Constitution' required conviction MORE (R-Pa.) on Sunday urged President Trump to sign the coronavirus aid package that has passed Congress, warning the president’s legacy is at stake.

“You don’t get everything you want, even if you’re president of the United States,” Toomey said on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think the COVID relief measures are really, really important.”
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Sanders on Trump's COVID stimulus response: 'What the president is doing right now is unbelievably cruel'
By JOSEPH CHOI 
 
“Many millions of people are losing their extended unemployment benefits. They're going to be evicted from their apartments because the eviction moratorium is ending. We are looking at a way to get the vaccine distributed to tens of millions of people. There's money in that bill,” Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHouse Democrats pass sweeping .9T COVID-19 relief bill with minimum wage hike House set for tight vote on COVID-19 relief package On The Money: Democrats scramble to save minimum wage hike | Personal incomes rise, inflation stays low after stimulus burst MORE (I-Vt.) said.
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Hogan: Trump should sign COVID-19 relief bill
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) urged President Trump on Sunday to sign the COVID-19 relief package currently awaiting his signature after it passed both chambers of Congress last week.
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Moore calls for tax cuts in latest COVID-19 relief bill
By CELINE CASTRONUOVO
 
Economist Stephen MooreStephen MooreAs nation freezes, fossil fuels are keeping the lights and heat on Economist Moore says he's not sure US needs 'massive stimulus bill' Sunday shows - Trump's COVID-19 relief bill opposition dominates MORE on Sunday called for tax cuts for businesses to be included in the latest COVID-19 relief and government funding bill advanced by Congress this week.
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Fauci: Biden is correct that worst of COVID pandemic yet to come
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
The U.S. is headed for the worst of the coronavirus pandemic in the weeks ahead as Americans see the effects of the holiday travel boom, Anthony FauciAnthony FauciNoem touts South Dakota coronavirus response, knocks lockdowns in CPAC speech Sunday shows preview: 2024 hopefuls gather at CPAC; House passes coronavirus relief; vaccine effort continues Underfunding classics and humanities is dangerous MORE said early Sunday.
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White House testing czar: More infectious COVID strain is no more dangerous
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Adm. Brett Giroir, the White House coronavirus testing czar, expressed confidence that a new, more infectious strain of the vaccine detected in the U.K. is no more deadly than the more common strain.
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Surgeon general on medical racism: 'We need to acknowledge these things'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Surgeon General Jerome AdamsJerome AdamsThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden argues for legislative patience, urgent action amid crisis Biden to name nurse as acting surgeon general: report Judge drops case against former surgeon general over alleged virus restrictions violation MORE said on Sunday that the history of medical racism in the U.S. has to be addressed in order to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the Black community.
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GOP lawmaker calls Trump's election fraud allegations a 'scam'
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
GOP Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerSunday shows preview: 2024 hopefuls gather at CPAC; House passes coronavirus relief; vaccine effort continues Trump Jr.: There are 'plenty' of GOP incumbents who should be challenged Trump endorses former aide against pro-impeachment Republican MORE (Ill.) called on President Trump and his allies to drop their push to overturn the results of 2020 election, referring to the effort as a "scam" during an interview Sunday with CNN's "State of the Union."
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Nashville mayor: 'I expect a lot of questions' about bombing 'will have answers relatively soon'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Nashville, Tenn. Mayor John Cooper (D) said Sunday that he anticipated answers “relatively soon” relating the Christmas morning bombing in the city.
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