Sunday shows preview: One week to Iowa
With just over one week to go until the Iowa caucuses, the presidential races will be the talk of the town on the Sunday shows this week.
The shows will feature appearances from some of 2016’s top contenders, who will try to shore up support heading into the first-in-the-nation voting.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning tech Bharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal charges Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open MORE, who is neck and neck with rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWhatever you think the Alabama special election means, you’re probably wrong This week: Congress gets ball rolling on tax reform Week ahead: Senators work toward deal to fix ObamaCare markets MORE in Iowa, will make two appearances on the day.
The businessman on Saturday said he was so confident heading into Iowa, that he could “shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters.”
Sanders recently overtook Clinton in Iowa according to a CNN-ORC poll, but other surveys still show him trailing the former secretary of State by a narrow margin.
Here are the rest of Sunday’s expected guests:
ABC’s “This Week”: GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush, who has concentrated most of his efforts on New Hampshire, headlines the program, followed by Sanders.
CBS’ “Face the Nation”: Trump will call into the show to gauge his chances in the Iowa caucus, with Sanders speaking afterwards.
CBS will also release new Battleground Tracker polls from Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.
CNN’s “State of the Union”: Bush makes his second appearance of the day, followed by fellow GOP presidential contender Chris Christie, who has recently slipped in New Hampshire polls.
He will be followed by Rep. Adam SchiffAdam SchiffOvernight Tech: Facebook, Twitter to testify before Senate | EU orders Amazon to pay 0M in back taxes | Reddit hires first lobbyists Facebook, Twitter will testify at Senate hearing Schiff: Almost all RT ads on Twitter designed to push negative coverage of Clinton MORE (D-Calif.) and Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), who both sit on intelligence committees in Congress and will discuss recent developments in international affairs.
NBC’s “Meet the Press”: Clinton rounds out the day with an appearance on the program, followed by Sanders, Trump and former Defense secretary Robert Gates.