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Sunday shows - Migrant surge dominates

Sunday shows - Migrant surge dominates
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The migrant surge at the southern border, where the detention of thousands of children has threatened to spark a humanitarian crisis and undermine Democratic promises to tackle the dilemma with more compassion than former President TrumpDonald TrumpProject Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report Cheney: Fox News has 'a particular obligation' to refute election fraud claims The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? MORE, dominated the Sunday morning political talk shows.

Democrats rallied to defend President BidenJoe BidenFauci says school should be open 'full blast' five days a week in the fall Overnight Defense: Military sexual assault reform bill has votes to pass in Senate l First active duty service member arrested over Jan. 6 riot l Israeli troops attack Gaza Strip Immigration experts say GOP senators questioned DHS secretary with misleading chart MORE's handling of the surge, with Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Defense: Military sexual assault reform bill has votes to pass in Senate l First active duty service member arrested over Jan. 6 riot l Israeli troops attack Gaza Strip Hillicon Valley: Colonial pipeline is back online, but concerns remain | Uber, Lyft struggle with driver supply | Apple cuts controversial hire Ocasio-Cortez on Taylor Greene: 'These are the kinds of people that I threw out of bars all the time' MORE (D-Calif.) saying the new administration inherited a "broken system" from its predecessor.

Republican Sen. Bill CassidyBill CassidyUtah county GOP censures Romney over Trump impeachment vote Amazon blocks 10B listings in crackdown on counterfeits Cassidy on pipeline cyberattack: Congress must equip businesses with defenses against incursions MORE (La.), however, blamed President Biden for the surge.

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Pelosi says Biden administration inherited 'a broken system at the border'
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday said the Biden administration inherited “a broken system at the border,” as the number of unaccompanied minors crossing into the U.S. has steadily increased in recent weeks.

“What the administration has inherited is a broken system at the border, and they are working to correct that in the children's interest,” Pelosi told George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosFauci: 'Other countries need to chip in' to help India Harris: I don't think America is a racist country, but we need to speak truth about history Biden meets with TV anchors ahead of joint address MORE on ABC’s “This Week.”

She called the unaccompanied children coming over the border a “humanitarian challenge to all of us.”
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Murphy: Immigration surge began under Trump
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
"This president inherited a mess from [President] Donald Trump in terms of immigration, and he’s trying to fix it in a humane way," Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphySweeping election reform bill faces Senate buzz saw Kabul attack spurs fears over fate of Afghan women as US exits Sen. Murphy calls for Yemen's Houthis to accept ceasefire following trip to Middle East MORE (D-Conn.) said. "The surge at the border began last fall, in the last four months of Donald Trump’s presidency there was an 80 percent surge in apprehensions at the border," he added.
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GOP senator: Biden 'entirely' responsible for surge of migrants
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on Sunday blamed President Biden for a surge of migrants including unaccompanied children at the southern border.
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Fauci warns of another COVID-19 surge, urges Trump to tell supporters to be vaccinated
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
The nation's top infectious disease expert warned Sunday that a new wave of COVID-19 infections could be on the way while urging former President Trump to tell his supporters to be vaccinated.
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Pelosi says Republicans who didn't vote for COVID-19 aid package 'vote no and take the dough'
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL 
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday criticized congressional Republicans who did not vote for the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill despite its strong support across the country, saying they “vote no and take the dough.”
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Pelosi: Cuomo should 'look inside his heart' to see if he can 'govern effectively'
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
“The governor should look inside his heart, he loves New York, to see if he can govern effectively,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told host George Stephanopoulos on ABC's “This Week” adding that resigning is “going to be one of the considerations that he has.”
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De Blasio says Cuomo is 'literally in the way of us saving lives right now'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioYang: 'Defund the police is the wrong approach for New York City' Overnight Health Care: CDC says vaccinated people can take masks off indoors and outdoors | Missouri abandons voter-approved Medicaid expansion | White House unveils B plan to hire public health workers De Blasio eats Shake Shack during briefing to promote vaccine deal: 'Mmm, vaccinations' MORE (D) on Sunday said Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo accuser blasts governor's 'Trumpian gaslighting' over harassment allegations Cuomo defends himself, pushes back amid harassment probe Bipartisan Senate bill introduced to give gyms B in relief MORE (D) is “literally in the way of us saving lives right now” as the New York governor deals with growing calls to resign in light of multiple sexual misconduct allegations.
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Stacey Abrams: 'I don't believe that it's necessary to wholly eliminate the filibuster'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said on Sunday she didn’t believe it was necessary to “wholly eliminate the filibuster” in order to pass bills supported by Senate Democrats.
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Hogan: Rise in attacks on Asian Americans is 'unacceptable'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said on Sunday that the rise in attack against Asian Americans is “unacceptable,” praising President Biden for addressing the issue during his recent primetime address.
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Top Georgia Republican says he won't run for Senate
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan (R) announced on Sunday that he will not challenge Sen. Raphael WarnockRaphael WarnockDC statehood bill picks up Senate holdout Georgia senators introduce measure allowing voters to have access to water while waiting Cruz outspending other senators on Facebook ads: report MORE (D-Ga.) for one of the state's Senate seats next year.
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Pompeo: Reentering Iran deal would make Middle East 'less secure'
By JORDAN WILLIAMS
 
“The Iranians understand strength. They understand power. They understand resolve. We demonstrated that. And when we did, the Iranians backed down,” former secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoUS Olympic Committee urges Congress not to boycott Games in China Pompeo on CIA recruitment: We can't risk national security to appease 'liberal, woke agenda' DNC gathers opposition research on over 20 potential GOP presidential candidates MORE  said. “We didn’t get all the way to where we would’ve hoped we could get in respect to getting Iran to stand down and enter an agreement that would’ve actually avoided them having a nuclear weapon, but we made an awful lot of progress.”
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