Sunday shows preview: GOP moves toward tax reform

Sunday shows preview: GOP moves toward tax reform
© Greg Nash

Key Republicans including White House budget director Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyProtect the Military Lending Act On The Money: Midterms to shake up House finance panel | Chamber chief says US not in trade war | Mulvaney moving CFPB unit out of DC | Conservatives frustrated over big spending bills Warren suggests Mulvaney broke law by speaking to GOP donors MORE will appear on the Sunday shows as Congress determines the next steps for sending the 2018 fiscal year budget to President Trump's desk and prepare for tax reform.


The Senate narrowly passed a budget resolution earlier this week, with a last-minute amendment adopting technical and procedural language from the House budget passed earlier in October that may expedite the budget's final passage.

A House GOP source told The Hill earlier this week that the language may allow the House to directly pass the Senate bill without heading to conference committee.

Mulvaney will be joined by Sen. James LankfordJames Paul LankfordConservatives left frustrated as Congress passes big spending bills Outdated global postal system hurts US manufacturers Tech mobilizes to boost election security MORE (R-Okla) on CBS' "Face The Nation" this week to talk about the GOP's upcoming plan for tax reform. Mulvaney will also appear on Fox News Sunday, where he will be joined by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP, Kavanaugh accuser struggle to reach deal GOP making counteroffer to Kavanaugh accuser The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump questions Kavanaugh accuser's account | Accuser may testify Thursday | Midterm blame game begins MORE (R-Ky.).

McConnell will appear as well on CNN's "State Of The Union," where he will discuss tax reform in the face of criticism from Democratic Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownSherrod Brown says he's 'not actively considering' running for president Election Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls Overnight Health Care: Senators target surprise medical bills | Group looks to allow Medicaid funds for substance abuse programs | FDA launches anti-vaping campaign for teens MORE, (D-Ohio) the show's other guest.

Also appearing on Fox News Sunday is White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who this week raised eyebrows in the media when she claimed it was "inappropriate" to question White House Chief of Staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE, a retired four-star general.

Those comments are expected to be rebuked by Gold Star father Khizr Khan, who will appear on CBS. Earlier this week, Khan attacked President Trump over his treatment of families of fallen service members.

“He does not have the capacity to understand what it takes to serve this nation in harm's way,” Khan said.


The full lineup for the Sunday news shows is as follows:

ABC's "This Week" - Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus.

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Sens. Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump, GOP regain edge in Kavanaugh battle READ: President Trump’s exclusive interview with Hill.TV The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump slams Sessions in exclusive Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation MORE, (D-N.Y.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamKim, Moon toss ball to Trump in ‘last, best chance’ for Korean peace GOP senator: Kavanaugh accuser 'moving the goalposts' Collins: Kavanaugh accuser should 'reconsider,' testify on Monday MORE (R-S.C.).

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Mulvaney; Lankford and Gold Star father Khizr Khan.

CNN's "State of the Union" - Sens. Mitch McConnell, (R-Ky.), and Brown.

Fox's "Fox News Sunday" - McConnell; Mulvaney; Huckabee Sanders; California Attorney General Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraIndustry wins big in methane rules rollback Overnight Energy: Watchdog to investigate EPA over Hurricane Harvey | Panel asks GAO to expand probe into sexual harassment in science | States sue over methane rules rollback Some states back plaintiff suing DHS over Haitians' protected status MORE.