By Jamie Klatell - 03/19/11 01:18 PM EDT
Update: After U.S. and international forces began military strikes on Libya, Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been added to the top of the guest list on ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox and NBC.
Steven Chu will be the lead guest on all five major Sunday talk shows this week. The secretary of Energy and Nobel Prize winning scientist will talk about the nuclear crisis in Japan and will likely be asked about the future of nuclear power in the United States.
A former energy secretary will be on ABC’s “This Week,” as well. Bill Richardson, who served in that position in the Clinton administration, will join former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff.
Rep. Edward MarkeyEd MarkeyTim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense FCC chief pushes phone companies to offer free robocall blocking Markey floats bill bringing internet to developing world MORE (D-Mass.) follows Chu on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” Markey has long been a critic of domestic nuclear power and has been sounding alarm bells over safety issues since the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan.
On CNN, NBC and Fox, the fighting in Libya — and the proper stance for the U.S. to take — will also be a topic of discussion. Each show will have a pair of senators on to give their opinions.
Sens. John McCainJohn McCainFULL SPEECH: Hillary Clinton closes out Democratic convention Republican foreign policy advisers call on Congress to probe DNC hack Trump’s minimum wage two-step confuses business groups, advisers MORE (R-Ariz.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) will talk on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamTrump: 'I hope' Russia is able to get Clinton's emails Syria activists cheer Kaine pick Vulnerable GOP senators praise Kaine MORE (R-S.C.) and Jack ReedJack ReedDems to GOP: Admit Trump is 'unfit' to be president Armed Services leaders encouraged after first conference meeting US urges China to be calm in wake of South China Sea ruling MORE (D-R.I.) are scheduled for “Fox News Sunday.”
Sens. Carl LevinCarl LevinAs other regulators move past implementing Dodd-Frank, the SEC falls further behind Will partisan politics infect the Supreme Court? Fight for taxpayers draws fire MORE (D-Mich.) and Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsOur children, our future – bridging the partisan divide Trump starts considering Cabinet Trump tweets: 'Such a great honor' to be GOP nominee MORE (R-Ala.) will be on “Meet the Press.”