Sunday shows preview: Russian developments take spotlight

A number of Democratic, Republican and national security heavyweights will be making the rounds this week to discuss the newest developments over Russia’s interference in the election.

Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will hit the Sunday show circuit.

The Washington Post reported Friday that the FBI supports the CIA’s assessment that Russia intervened in the election to help Donald Trump. The president-elect has dismissed concerns about Russian involvement

{mosads}President Obama this week promised retaliation for Russia’s meddling in the election, though he also defended himself for not responding earlier, saying he wanted to avoid appearing as though he was trying to help Clinton.

The leak of breached emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) over the summer is expected to be a major topic of discussion Sunday.

Here’s the full lineup:

ABC’s “This Week”: Interim DNC chair Donna Brazile makes an appearance. Former CIA Director James Woolsey, who is advising the transition team, discusses Trump’s response to the intelligence community’s position on Russia. U.S. Ambassador to NATO Douglas Lute talks about the international response to Russia. Two members of the House Intelligence Committee, Reps. Peter King (R-N.Y.) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) also join.

CBS’s “Face the Nation”: Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will weigh in on Trump’s foreign policy. Trump campaign manager and transition adviser Kellyanne Conway will discuss the president-elect’s Cabinet picks and allegations of Russian interference. Former National Security Adviser Tom Donilon makes an appearance.

CNN’s “State of the Union”: Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) both give exclusive interviews.

“Fox News Sunday”: Reince Priebus, the incoming White House chief of staff, will discuss the Russia developments. Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) will discuss why he wants the Electoral College vote to be delayed. Clay Pell, a Democratic elector from Rhode Island, will also weigh in.

NBC’s “Meet the Press”: Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta makes an appearance. Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates discusses Russia’s meddling in the election. West Virginia’s senators Shelley Moore Capito (R) and Joe Manchin (D) both make an appearance.

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