Leading tomorrow's Sunday shows will be a variety of leaders who will focus
on the economy, prospects for the midterm elections, the state of
President Obama's agenda, and the war in Afghanistan in light of a
major leak of classified reports about its progress.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will appear on ABC's "This Week" on the debut show of new anchor and former CNN international reporter Christiane Amanpour. The two will discuss Democrats' outlook for the midterm elections as they begin August recess, as well as whether the documents released by Wikieaks will sway the course of the war.
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin (R) will appear on "Fox News Sunday," followed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellOvernight Finance: Trump takes US out of Pacific trade deal | WH says Trump has left his businesses | Lobbyists expect boom times McConnell to Dems: Work with us on GOP's 'formidable' challenges McCain: Trump's withdrawal from TPP a 'serious mistake' MORE and House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerLobbyists expect boom times under Trump Last Congress far from ‘do-nothing’ Top aide: Obama worried about impeachment for Syria actions MORE. Palin will be asked about her political future. All three will weigh in on Republican prospects for the midterm elections, and comment on the notable events of Obama's week: his appearance on "The View," and his stops at high-profile Democratic fundraisers in New York.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen will be seen on both NBC's "Meet the Press" and CBS' "Face the Nation," talking about Wikileaks.
CBS will also feature Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), while NBC will cover the economy with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell (D).
CNN's "State of the Union" will include Sen. Carl LevinCarl LevinObama to preserve torture report in presidential papers 'Nuclear option' for Supreme Court nominees will damage Senate McCain's Supreme Court strategy leads to nuclear Senate MORE (D-Mich.), who chairs the Armed Services Committee, along with Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamSenate panel votes to confirm Tillerson Overnight Defense: Trump nominates Air Force secretary | Senate clears CIA director | Details on first drone strike under Trump Rubio to vote for Tillerson MORE (R-S.C.). Graham said during an appearance on Fox News on Friday that Wikileaks should be prosecuted for "undermining the war effort."