Sunday shows preview: Fallout over Trump's 's---hole' comment

Sunday shows preview: Fallout over Trump's 's---hole' comment
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Key lawmakers are expected to offer up insight on President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE's hectic week in the White House on the Sunday talk show circuit this week, including the fallout over Trump's "shithole countries" comment.

Trump shocked U.S. lawmakers and foreign governments this week when he called Haiti, El Salvador and certain African nations "shithole countries" during a closed-door Oval Office meeting on immigration Thursday. 

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, while discussing protections for immigrants from several countries.

Trump then reportedly said the U.S. should bring in more immigrants from countries like Norway.

In a statement, the White House did not deny Trump’s “shithole” comments.

But Friday morning, Trump denied saying “anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country” and said that while he used “tough language” in the meeting with lawmakers, “this was not the language used.”

Longtime Georgia Democratic Rep. John LewisJohn LewisHoyer blasts Trump for 'racist rhetoric' Fifth Dem announces plan to boycott Trump's State of the Union GOP leaders face most difficult shutdown deadline yet MORE, a prominent leader of the civil rights movement of the 1960's, announced this week that he "cannot in all good conscience" attend Trump's first State of the Union address this month because of the comments he said were tone deaf. 

Sen. Tom CottonTom CottonMcCarthy: ‘No deadline on DACA’ DHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Lawmakers see shutdown’s odds rising MORE (R-Ark.), a conservative senator present at the immigration meeting will appear on CBS's "Face the Nation." Cotton issued a  statement with Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) on Friday saying they "do not recall" Trump explicitly making the remarks. 

But the senators said Trump did "call out" issues in the current U.S. immigration system. Perdue will also appear on ABC's "This Week." 

Here's a list of this weekend's must-watch shows, courtesy of The Associated Press

ABC's "This Week" - Republican Sens. David Perdue (Ga.), Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeMcCain rips Trump for attacks on press Bipartisan group to introduce DACA bill in House Flake's anti-Trump speech will make a lot of noise, but not much sense MORE (Ariz.), Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.)

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulNSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Fix what we’ve got and make Medicare right this year Despite amnesty, DACA bill favors American wage-earners MORE (R-Ky.)

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Cory GardnerCory Scott GardnerDurbin: Senators to release immigration bill Wednesday GOP senators eager for Romney to join them Gardner: Bipartisan DACA solution possible despite Trump's 's---hole countries' comment MORE (R-Colo.)

CNN's "State of the Union" - Rep. Mia LoveLudmya (Mia) LoveConan to film show in Haiti in response to Trump's 's---hole' comments Haitian-American GOP lawmaker meets with Trump House GOP chair blasts media for saying 's---hole' while reporting on Trump MORE (R-Utah), Gov. Terry McAuliffe, (D-Va.)

"Fox News Sunday" - Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Overnight Cybersecurity: Bipartisan bill aims to deter election interference | Russian hackers target Senate | House Intel panel subpoenas Bannon | DHS giving 'active defense' cyber tools to private sector Hoyer blasts Trump for 'racist rhetoric' MORE and California Attorney General Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraOvernight Tech: States sue FCC over net neutrality repeal | Senate Dems reach 50 votes on measure to override repeal | Dems press Apple on phone slowdowns, kids' health | New Android malware found States sue FCC over net neutrality repeal Justice Department to appeal court's DACA ruling MORE.