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Sunday shows - Fauci dominates with remarks on vaccines, boosters, masks and Jordan

Anthony FauciAnthony FauciOvernight Health Care: Supreme Court takes case that could diminish Roe v. Wade | White House to send US-authorized vaccines overseas for first time The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Israel-Hamas carnage worsens; Dems face SALT dilemma Schools face new pressures to reopen for in-person learning MORE, President BidenJoe BidenBiden's quiet diplomacy under pressure as Israel-Hamas fighting intensifies Overnight Defense: Administration approves 5M arms sale to Israel | Biden backs ceasefire in call with Netanyahu | Military sexual assault reform push reaches turning point CDC mask update sparks confusion, opposition MORE's chief medical adviser, dominated the Sunday morning political talk shows with appearances on multiple networks. 

Fauci discussed the return of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and continued guidance for mask usage among vaccinated people as well as other topics. 

Administration officials also discussed the cap on refugees allowed to enter the U.S. and Biden's plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. 

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Fauci predicts Johnson & Johnson vaccine will return this week in 'some manner or form'
By JOSEPH CHOI 
 
Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, on Sunday said he believed the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine would return this week in “some manner or form” after it was paused due to concerns over a possible link to rare blood clots.
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Fauci: Public will know if booster vaccine dose is needed by fall
By OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN
 
The nation's top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said Sunday that Americans should know if they need to get a booster COVID-19 vaccine shot by this upcoming fall.
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Fauci on mask usage: Vaccinated people can still 'inadvertently infect' others
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that vaccinated Americans could still be infected with COVID-19 and pass the virus on to others "inadvertently," thereby necessitating mask usage until more Americans receive the vaccine or the level of confirmed infections significantly drops.
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Fauci says comments like Rep. Jim Jordan's are 'quite frustrating'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that combative comments like those from Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanSunday shows preview: House GOP removes Cheney from leadership position; CDC issues new guidance for fully vaccinated Americans GOP votes to replace Cheney with Stefanik after backing from Trump Roy to challenge Stefanik for Cheney's old position MORE (R-Ohio), who last week accused the nation's leading infectious disease expert of promoting pandemic guidelines that violate Americans' "liberties," are "quite frustrating."
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Sullivan: White House 'absolutely committed' to raising refugee cap
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
President Biden's national security adviser, Jake SullivanJake SullivanHouse lawmakers roll out bill to invest 0 million in state and local cybersecurity Blinken speaks with Israeli counterpart amid escalating conflict Biden sent letter to Palestinian president over 'current situations' MORE, confirmed on Sunday that the U.S. would raise the cap on refugees allowed to enter the U.S. but would not specify a target number. 
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Boehner: 'America First Caucus is one of the nuttiest things I've ever seen'
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Former Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerBipartisanship has become a partisan weapon The Memo: Lawmakers on edge after Greene's spat with Ocasio-Cortez What's a party caucus chair worth? MORE (R-Ohio) on Sunday derided plans reportedly spearheaded by Rep. Marjorie Taylor GreeneMarjorie Taylor GreeneThe Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she's meeting with Trump 'soon' in Florida QAnon site shutters after reports identifying developer MORE (R-Ga.) to form a nativist anti-immigration America First Caucus in the House.
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Blinken pushes back on criticism to Afghanistan withdrawal: 'We achieved the objectives that we set out to achieve'
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Secretary of State Antony BlinkenAntony BlinkenBiden's quiet diplomacy under pressure as Israel-Hamas fighting intensifies Overnight Defense: Administration approves 5M arms sale to Israel | Biden backs ceasefire in call with Netanyahu | Military sexual assault reform push reaches turning point Psaki won't say if Biden has seen Israeli intel on AP Gaza building MORE in an interview broadcast Sunday pushed back on criticism of President Biden's plan to remove U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan, arguing that the U.S. had fulfilled its mission to end al Qaeda's ability to strike at the U.S.
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Blinken says US will 'have the means' to monitor terrorist threats after troops leave Afghanistan
By OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN 
 
“We will have the means to see if there is a resurgence, a reemergence of a terrorist threat from Afghanistan,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. “We'll be able to see that in real time with time to take action. And we're going to be repositioning our forces and our assets to make sure that we guard against the potential reemergence.” 
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