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Sunday shows - Trump impeachment trial, stimulus dominate

Sunday shows - Trump impeachment trial, stimulus dominate
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President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS McConnell, GOP slam Biden's executive order on SCOTUS US raises concerns about Iran's seriousness in nuclear talks 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 CheneyTrump faces test of power with early endorsements Budowsky: Great for Dems: Trump dominates GOP The Hill's Morning Report - Biden's infrastructure plan triggers definition debate 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 MurphyPassage of FASTER Act is critical for food allergy community Sunday shows: Biden's border woes, gun control dominate Murphy, Toomey say background check bill could pass Senate 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 GrahamOvernight Defense: Biden proposes 3B defense budget | Criticism comes in from left and right | Pentagon moves toward new screening for extremists Biden defense budget criticized by Republicans, progressives alike Sanders expresses 'serious concerns' with Biden's defense increase 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 WickerBattle lines drawn on Biden's infrastructure plan GOP senator hammers Biden proposal to raise corporate tax rate Sunday shows preview: Democrats eye passage of infrastructure bill; health experts warn of fourth coronavirus wave 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 YellenFive takeaways from Biden's first budget proposal Biden defense budget criticized by Republicans, progressives alike Biden proposes .2B increase in IRS budget 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 ButtigiegButtigieg hopes cruises will return by mid-summer Biden to host bipartisan talks on infrastructure next week The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - World mourns the death of Prince Philip 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 ToomeySasse rebuked by Nebraska Republican Party over impeachment vote Philly 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 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 McCarthyRepublican House campaign arm rakes in .7 million in first quarter McCarthy asks FBI, CIA for briefing after two men on terror watchlist stopped at border Harris in difficult starring role on border 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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