Sunday shows preview: Focus back on Trump
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After cutting into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Armageddon elections to come Poll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' MORE’s lead in recent weeks, Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDeputy AG: DOJ investigating fake Trump electors Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame Overnight Health Care — Senators unveil pandemic prep overhaul MORE seemed to turn into his old self again by inciting a series of controversies.


He insulted a black pastor, called for Clinton’s bodyguards to be disarmed and angered the media with a publicity stunt that was meant to walk back the “birther” conspiracy he had peddled for years.

It remains to be seen how the week’s events will affect his standing in the polls, but they will surely be the topic of discussion on the Sunday circuit.

Clinton’s running mate Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDemocrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Manchin, Sinema join GOP to sink filibuster change for voting bill Desperate Dems signal support for cutting Biden bill down in size MORE (D-Va.) makes five appearances this week.

Here’s the full lineup:

ABC’s “This Week:” Vice presidential candidates Kaine and Gov. Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSen. Tim Scott rakes in nearly million in fourth quarter Press: Newt says lock 'em up – for doing their job!  Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law MORE (R-Ind.) both appear separately.

CBS’s “Face the Nation:” Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway discusses her candidate’s latest controversies. Kaine makes another appearance. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus discusses the state of the race. And Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), an icon of the civil rights movement, talks about the new National Museum of African American History.

CNN’s “State of the Union:” Kaine gives an interview. Trump surrogate Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) discusses the race.

“Fox News Sunday:” Kaine and Christie both make an appearance.

NBC’s “Meet the Press:” Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio), who this week visited the White House to promote trade, makes an appearance. Conway and Kaine give interviews.