Sunday show wrap-up: 2016 race in spotlight

Sunday show wrap-up: 2016 race in spotlight
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2016 RACE

Trump predicts 'a lot of unhappy people' if he's not GOP nominee   "I don't know what's going to happen," he told ABC's "This Week."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273689-trump-there-are-going-to-be-a-lot-of-unhappy-people-if-im

Trump: Campaign aide accused in altercations is 'spirited'   Trump said Lewandowski wanted protesters to take down "horrible, profanity-laced signs."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273690-trump-campaign-aide-accused-in-altercations-is-spirited

Trump: Protesters should take some of the blame   "These are professional agitators," he said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273688-trump-protestors-should-take-some-of-the-blame

Trump on Romney faith remark: It was a joke   “I don’t think Mitt Romney is a smart person,” Trump added on Sunday.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273695-trump-on-romney-faith-remark-it-was-a-joke

Kasich: 'Maybe Ted ought to get out' of race   Cruz said Friday that "there's no good reason" for Kasich to stay in the race.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273684-kasich-maybe-ted-ought-to-get-out-of-race

Kasich calls Trump's riot prediction 'outrageous'   "When he says that there could be riots, that's inappropriate," Kasich said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273679-kasich-trumps-riot-prediction-outrageous

Graham: Kasich is the most electable, but can't win nomination   Graham called on Kasich to work with Cruz to deny Trump the nomination.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273694-graham-kasich-is-the-most-electable-but-cant-win

Priebus: 'You let the process play out'   The RNC chairman was questioned over Trump's claims about delegate counts.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273687-priebus-you-let-the-process-play-out

GOP nominee likely to be one of current candidates, RNC chairman says   “I think it would be highly unlikely if it’s not."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273693-gop-nominee-likely-to-be-one-of-current-candidates-rnc

RNC chairman weighs in on Lewandowski incident: 'Violence isn't the answer'   "I think you leave these things up to the professionals."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273686-rnc-chairman-on-lewandowski-incident-violence-isnt-the

Sanders: The concept of superdelegates is 'problematic'   Sanders said superdelegates should listen to the voters in their states.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273691-sanders-the-concept-of-super-delegates-is-problematic

Sanders: 'We think that the path forward is a pretty good path'   Sanders said he expects to do well in the states voting on Tuesday.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273692-sanders-we-think-that-the-path-forward-is-a-pretty-good

 

SCOTUS BATTLE

Reid: Republicans will lose Senate seats over SCOTUS nominee   “I’m kind of glad they're doing it, but it's so foolish,” he said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/273681-reid-republicans-will-lose-senate-seats-over-scotus-nominee

McConnell: Garland is not a moderate   "Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaFeehery: Betting on Trump Pew study finds Americans can’t tell fact from opinion Should President Trump, like President Obama, forsake human rights in pursuit of the deal with a tyrant? MORE calling this judge a moderate doesn't make him a moderate," he said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/273682-mcconnell-garland-is-not-a-moderate

McConnell dismisses criticism from George Will over SCOTUS nominee   The columnist said the GOP stance "radiates insincerity."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/273683-mcconnell-dismisses-criticism-from-george-will-over-scotus

Kasich: Senate Republicans should meet with Garland   The presidential candidate said he would consider Garland if elected.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/273667-kasich-senate-republicans-should-meet-with-garland

White House chief of staff sees 'progress' in Garland nomination   Denis McDonoughDenis Richard McDonoughEx-Obama chief of staff: Obama's Russia response was 'watered down' Former Obama officials launch advocacy group aimed at Trump's foreign policy Obama: Bannon, Breitbart shifted media narrative in 'powerful direction' MORE said Garland is "unbelievably qualified."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/273685-mcdonough-the-president-will-stand-by-garland-until-the-end-of

 

RUSSIA

Former UN ambassador: Putin is 'up to something'   Bill Richardson said he thinks the Kremlin may have overextended in Syria.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/273670-former-un-ambassador-putin-is-up-to-something