Sunday shows - Biden foreign policy in focus

Sunday shows - Biden foreign policy in focus
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President BidenJoe BidenThe Supreme Court and blind partisanship ended the illusion of independent agencies Missed debt ceiling deadline kicks off high-stakes fight Senate infrastructure talks spill over into rare Sunday session MORE's foreign policy was in the spotlight during the Sunday morning political shows as the G-7 summit concluded.

Biden will now travel to a gathering of NATO leaders and will meet with Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinIs Ukraine Putin's Taiwan? Democrats find a tax Republicans can support Biden officials pledge to confront cybersecurity challenges head-on MORE later this week.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Blinken downplays Biden-Putin meeting
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL 
 
Secretary of State Antony BlinkenAntony BlinkenBiden ramps up pressure on Iran as it grapples with protests Bipartisan governors press Biden administration on Canadian border restrictions More than 180 local employees working at US embassy, consulates in Russia laid off MORE on Sunday downplayed the upcoming meeting between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the event “is not going to be a flip-the-light switch moment.”

When asked by host Dana BashDana BashKey Biden ally OK with dropping transit from infrastructure package Klobuchar: If Breyer is going to retire from Supreme Court, it should be sooner rather than later Sunday shows - Surgeon general in the spotlight as delta variant spreads MORE on CNN’s “State of the Union” how he defines success out of the meeting with Putin, Blinken said Biden will “make clear” to the Russian president that “we seek a more stable, predictable relationship with Russia.”
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Blinken dismisses reports of G-7 divisions over China
By KYLE BALLUCK
 
“What we have is largely agreement on the need to offer a much more attractive alternative to the model that China is proposing for the world.” Secretary of State Antony Blinken  said on ABC’s “This Week.” “And the communique coming out of this summit is going to reflect that.”
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Blinken calls on China to be transparent, share information for probe into COVID-19 origins
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday called on China to provide transparency, access for internal experts and information sharing, as investigators continue their investigations into the origins of COVID-19.
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Blinken dodges on Biden, Trump comparison: 'I'm resolutely looking forward, not backward'
By CAROLINE VAKIL
 
“We’re focused on the future, moving forward. We’ve had a very good couple of days with the G-7 in actually demonstrating that democracies can come together and deliver for people in real ways, real outcomes, a billion shots in arms,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
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Majority of Americans trusts Biden to negotiate well with foreign leaders: poll
By DOMINICK MASTRANGELO
 
An ABC News/Ipsos poll released this weekend found 52 percent of Americans have confidence President Biden will represent the U.S. well when making deals and discussing challenges with leaders of other countries around the world. 
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Pelosi: 'I don't give up on Joe Manchin'
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Justice Department says Trump's tax returns should be released | Democrats fall short of votes for extending eviction ban House adjourns for recess without passing bill to extend federal eviction ban Photos of the Week: Olympic sabre semi-finals, COVID-19 vigil and a loris MORE (D-Calif.) on Sunday said she doesn’t “give up on [Sen.] Joe ManchinJoe ManchinSunday shows preview: Delta concerns prompt CDC mask update; bipartisan infrastructure bill to face challenges in Senate Democrats warn shrinking Biden's spending plan could backfire Top Democrat: 'A lot of spin' coming from White House on infrastructure MORE [D-W.Va.],” after the senator announced last week that he will vote against a sweeping bill to overhaul elections, putting the future of the legislation in question in the evenly split Senate.
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Trump DOJ seizure of House Democrats' data goes 'even beyond Richard Nixon,' Pelosi says
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
“In terms of the data mining, what the Republicans did, what the administration did, the Justice Department under the leadership of the former president, goes even beyond Richard Nixon,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)  told host Dana Bash on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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Ocasio-Cortez says Breyer should retire from Supreme Court
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSunday shows preview: Delta concerns prompt CDC mask update; bipartisan infrastructure bill to face challenges in Senate House adjourns for recess without passing bill to extend federal eviction ban Democrats warn shrinking Biden's spending plan could backfire MORE (D-N.Y.) on Sunday said she thinks liberal Justice Stephen BreyerStephen BreyerSenate panel votes to make women register for draft Biden's belated filibuster decision: A pretense of principle at work Klobuchar: If Breyer is going to retire from Supreme Court, it should be sooner rather than later MORE should retire at the end of the court's term, which could allow President Biden to nominate his successor and a Democratic Senate to confirm a nominee.
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Pompeo defends Trump on Russia in Chris Wallace interview
By CAROLINE VAKIL
 
Former Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoNoem to travel to South Carolina for early voting event Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis Pence v. Biden on China: Competing but consistent visions MORE pushed back against assertions that President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump PACs brought in over M for the first half of 2021 Chicago owes Trump M tax refund, state's attorney mounts legal challenge Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement MORE was not tough on Russia during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”
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Pompeo: Decline of free speech on college campuses keeps me up at night
By SARAH POLUS
 
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday blasted what he sees as censorship of speech and ideas on college campuses, calling it one of his biggest concerns.
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Giuliani accuses Biden of 'caving in to Iran'
By JORDAN WILLIAMS
 
Former New York City Mayor Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiCapitol insurrection hearing exposes Trumpworld delusions DOJ declines to back Mo Brooks's defense against Swalwell's riot lawsuit Bob Dole: 'I'm a Trumper' but 'I'm sort of Trumped out' MORE lamented a series of foreign policy decisions by President Biden while accusing the president of "caving into Iran" on its nuclear program.
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