Sunday show preview: Gates's exit interviews and Senate showdowns

Outgoing Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will kick off this weekend's talk shows when he sits down for exit interviews on "Fox News Sunday" and CNN's "State of the Union."

Comedian John Stewart follows on Fox, and Obama adviser David Axelrod is on CNN.

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Sen. John McCainJohn McCainOvernight Defense: Trump scolds NATO allies over spending | Flurry of leaks worries allies | Senators rip B Army 'debacle' | Lawmakers demand hearing on Saudi arms deal The case for protecting America's intelligence agency whistleblowers Overnight Cybersecurity: Senate Intel chiefs get subpoena power in Russia probe | Trump orders probe of leaks | Lawmaker unveils 'hacking back' bill MORE (R-Ariz.), the ranking member of the Armed Services Committee, will be on ABC's "This Week" to continue the debate over U.S. plans in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya.

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellOvernight Energy: Trump energy nominees face Congress | OPEC to extend production cuts Senate confirms Trump's first lower-court nominee Top GOP senators tell Trump to ditch Paris climate deal MORE (R-Ky.) and Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles SchumerOvernight Finance: Dems introduce minimum wage bill | Sanders clashes with Trump budget chief | Border tax proposal at death's door Sanders, Democrats introduce minimum wage bill Top House, Senate Dems ask Interior not to eliminate national monuments MORE (D-N.Y.) are on CBS's "Face the Nation," and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) follows.

Two more senators, Dick DurbinDick DurbinTop House, Senate Dems ask Interior not to eliminate national monuments Dem senators accuse Trump of purposefully holding back information The GOP must fight against the Durbin amendment's price controls MORE (D-Ill.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamSenate panel could pass new Russia sanctions this summer Overnight Cybersecurity: Bad Russian intel may have swayed Comey's handling of Clinton probe | Apple sees spike in data requests | More subpoenas for Flynn | DOJ's plan for data warrants Overnight Finance: GOP bill would leave 23M more uninsured, says CBO | Trump aides defend budget | Mnuchin asks for clean debt hike before August | Ryan says House could pass bill without border tax MORE (R-S.C.), will square off on NBC's "Meet the Press."