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Sunday shows - Infrastructure dominates

Sunday shows - Infrastructure dominates
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Negotiations on President BidenJoe BidenObama: Ensuring democracy 'continues to work effectively' keeps me 'up at night' New Jersey landlords prohibited from asking potential tenants about criminal records Overnight Defense: Pentagon pulling some air defense assets from Middle East | Dems introduce resolution apologizing to LGBT community for discrimination | White House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine MORE's proposed infrastructure package dominated the Sunday morning political talk shows.

Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinHollywood goes all in for the For the People Act The Hill's Morning Report - ObamaCare here to stay Centrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle MORE (D-W.Va.) said he is "very confident" a compromise will be reached, while Transportation Secretary Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegHigh-speed rail getting last minute push in Congress Buttigieg: Bipartisan deal on infrastructure 'strongly preferred' OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican | Colonial Pipeline CEO grilled over ransomware attack | Texas gov signs bills to improve power grid after winter storm MORE said there is "lots of daylight" between negotiators and Energy Secretary Jennifer GranholmJennifer GranholmCleaner US gas can reduce Europe's reliance on Russian energy Overnight Energy: Schumer to trigger reconciliation process Wednesday | Bipartisan bill would ban 'forever chemicals' in cosmetics | Biden admin eyes step toward Trump-era proposal for uranium reserve Biden administration eyes step toward Trump-era proposal for uranium reserve MORE stressed that any agreement has to come "soon."

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

 

Manchin says he is 'very confident' there will be compromise on infrastructure
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Sunday said he is “very confident” that Republicans and the White House will reach an agreement on an infrastructure bill.

“There's a lot that's been done with the COVID bills that we put out that basically overlap in some areas of infrastructure, but there's a lot more that needs to be done. And I think we can come to that compromise to where we'll find a bipartisan deal. I'm very, very confident of that,” Manchin told host Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceSunday shows - Biden foreign policy in focus Pompeo defends Trump on Russia in Chris Wallace interview Lewandowski says Trump has not spoken to him about being reinstated MORE on “Fox News Sunday.”
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Buttigieg: 'Still lots of daylight' between GOP, White House on infrastructure
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
“There are a lot of conversations going on among a lot of members of the Senate and over on the House side. On Wednesday there's going to be a markup for a key element of infrastructure policy. So lots going on right now, but still lots of daylight, honestly, between us and our Republican friends,” Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told host John Dickerson on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
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Infrastructure plan 'has got to be done soon,' Granholm says
By OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN
 
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm (D) said on Sunday that a deal on President Biden's infrastructure plan "has got to be done soon," adding that it is "perplexing" and "frustrating" that one has not been reached.
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Manchin: Election overhaul bill 'the wrong piece of legislation' to unite country
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL 
 
“I think it will divide us further. I don't want to be in a country divided any further than I'm in right now. I love my country and I think my Democrat and Republican colleagues feel the same," Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) told host Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday."
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Commerce secretary on cyberattacks against corporations: 'This is the reality'
By REMA RAHMAN 
 
Commerce Secretary Gina RaimondoGina RaimondoTime to tackle the pandemic's economic disruptions Chinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden executive order: report US, EU establish trade and technology council to compete with China MORE said Sunday that companies should brace for the reality that cyberattacks have become the norm, but stopped short of proposing that the Biden administration require businesses to secure their technology.
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Debate on making it illegal to pay ransoms 'worth having,' Warner says
By KYLE BALLUCK
 
Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerOn The Money: Centrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle | White House rules out gas tax hike Democrats introduce resolution apologizing to LGBT community for government discrimination Centrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle MORE (D-Va.), the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Sunday that it is worth debating whether to make paying ransoms illegal after cyberattacks disrupted operations at energy and meat production firms in the U.S.
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King: 'There has to be trust' between government, companies following cyberattacks
By OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN
 
Sen. Angus KingAngus KingCentrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle Senate confirms Chris Inglis as first White House cyber czar The Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? MORE (I-Maine) said on Sunday that there should be a “new relationship” between private sectors and the federal government after recent cyberattacks on energy and food sectors.
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GOP senator: Trump should focus on 2022 elections instead of relitigating 2020
By KYLE BALLUCK
 
Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntOvernight Health Care: Takeaways on the Supreme Court's Obamacare decision | COVID-19 cost 5.5 million years of American life | Biden administration investing billions in antiviral pills for COVID-19 Five takeaways on the Supreme Court's Obamacare decision GOP senator: I want to make Biden a 'one-half-term president' MORE (R-Mo.) said in an interview on Sunday that former President TrumpDonald TrumpWhite House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine Poll: 30 percent of GOP voters believe Trump will 'likely' be reinstated this year Black Secret Service agent told Trump it was offensive to hold rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth: report MORE should focus on the 2022 midterm elections instead of relitigating 2020.
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Facebook VP says 2-year suspension of Trump from platform 'justified'
By REMA RAHMAN 
 
“We understand that making a decision like this is controversial, it’s shouted out, if you like, from both sides, from those people who feel that Donald Trump should be back on the platform immediately and from those who say he should be banned forever. It receives criticism from all sides,” Facebook’s vice president of global affairs, Nick Clegg, said.
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