Sunday shows - Trump impeachment trial, stimulus dominate

Sunday shows - Trump impeachment trial, stimulus dominate
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President TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — Presented by Boeing — Milley warns of 'Sputnik moment' for China WSJ publishes letter from Trump continuing to allege voter fraud in PA Oath Keeper who was at Capitol on Jan. 6 runs for New Jersey State Assembly MORE's second impeachment trial and a new round of economic stimulus dominated the political talk shows on Sunday morning. 

Multiple guests discussed Trump's trial, which is set to begin this week in the Senate, as well as coronavirus relief. Senate Democrats early Friday approved a budget resolution that will allow them to pass coronavirus relief without GOP support. 

Read The Hill's complete coverage below. 

Cheney on Trump impeachment vote: 'The oath I took ... doesn't bend to partisanship'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyEquilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — What a leading biologist says will save humans Anti-Trump Republicans target McCarthy, Scalise, other high-profile conservatives Democrats push for boost in wildland firefighter pay, increased mental health benefits MORE (R-Wyo.) is standing by her vote to impeach former President Trump, saying on Sunday that despite Republican backlash, she felt “compelled” to support impeachment.

“I think people all across Wyoming understand and recognize that our duty is to the Constitution,” Cheney said on “Fox News Sunday” in response to the Wyoming Republican Party voting to censure her on Saturday.
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Murphy: 'I don't think any of our job ends just because the president has left office'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyProgressives scramble to save top priorities from chopping block Democratic senator: Methane fee could be 'in jeopardy' Democrats ready to put a wrap on dragged-out talks MORE (D-Conn.) on Sunday defended the constitutionality of an impeachment trial for former President Trump after he has left office.
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Graham says Trump will have 'a place in history' for Capitol riots
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
“He’s going to have a place in history for all of this, but the point of the matter is that we're in Congress, we're not prosecutors. Impeachment was never meant to be a prosecution," Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamMcConnell backs Herschel Walker in Georgia Senate race After 35 years, Congress should finally end the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine McCain blasts Graham for refuting funeral remark about Kushner, Ivanka Trump MORE (R-S.C.) said.
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GOP senator: Trump impeachment a 'meaningless messaging partisan exercise'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Republican Sen. Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerLawmakers split on next steps to secure transportation sectors against hackers Infrastructure bill carves out boosts to first responders, wildland firefighters Pennsylvania Republican becomes latest COVID-19 breakthrough case in Congress MORE (Miss.) on Sunday rejected the second impeachment trial of former President Trump while saying punishment the “court of public opinion” or “some criminal charge” may be “another avenue.”
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Yellen: Biden stimulus plan fastest way to bring economy back to pre-pandemic levels
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Treasury Secretary Janet YellenJanet Louise YellenUnsecured fossil fuel investment risks a global financial crisis: letter Biden and Democrats lie about wealth tax, and so much more Elon Musk rips Democrats' billionaire tax plan MORE said Sunday that she supports President Biden's plan for a large stimulus package, currently proposed at $1.9 trillion, calling it the best way to get the U.S. economy back to pre-pandemic levels.
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Buttigieg says 'time is of the essence' on stimulus bill
By JOSEPH CHOI 
 
Transportation Secretary Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden, Democrats inch closer to legislative deal Republican spin on Biden is off the mark Unanswered questions remain for Buttigieg, Biden on supply chain catastrophe MORE left open the idea on Sunday that the administration would consider lowering the income threshold for eligibility for Americans to receive individual stimulus checks under the latest coronavirus relief proposal. 
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Toomey: Economy is 'roaring back,' another stimulus package would be 'inappropriate'
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyBlack women look to build upon gains in coming elections Watch live: GOP senators present new infrastructure proposal Sasse rebuked by Nebraska Republican Party over impeachment vote MORE (R-Pa.) touted the strength of the U.S. economy on Sunday and said that a new stimulus package would be "inappropriate," given that Congress passed a bipartisan aid package in December.
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Cheney says Republican Conference should have decided Greene's fate
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wis.) said on Sunday that she believed the Republican Conference "should have dealt" with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), who was stripped of her committee assignments last week by the full House.
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Schiff knocks McCarthy: 'He has no values'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
"Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyAnti-Trump Republicans target McCarthy, Scalise, other high-profile conservatives Congress may be right to cite Bannon for contempt — but Justice would be wrong to prosecute Juan Williams: Trump is killing American democracy MORE stands for nothing except the perpetuation of his own position. He has no values, and in my view cares about little except for hoping to be Speaker one day, God forbid," he said.
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Biden predicts 'extreme competition' with China
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
The U.S. and China will experience "extreme competition" on the global economic stage, but will not be drawn into direct conflict with one another, President Biden said on Sunday.
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