Sunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike

Sunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike
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The Sunday talk shows will be dominated by President TrumpDonald John TrumpHannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate MORE's decision to authorize military strikes in Syria this weekend.

United Nations Ambassador Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyTrump Jr. to Dem Senator: 'You admitted to hitting your wife so hard it gave her a black eye!' Haley wasn’t invited to key White House meeting on refugee policy: report Nikki Haley: New York Times ‘knew the facts’ about curtains and still released story MORE will appear on CBS News' "Face the Nation and "Fox News Sunday" to discuss tensions with Syria, Russia and Iran over the strikes.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will join ABC's "This Week." 

Both will likely face questions on Trump's decision to authorize strikes without congressional approval and next steps. The administration has emphasized that the mission to cripple chemical weapons in Syria was a success, but that the U.S. is ready to maintain pressure in order to prevent future use. Retaliation by Syria or its allies over the strike may be yet to come. 


Leaders in Congress will also make the rounds on Sunday, after another tumultuous week in Washington. 

Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanHow does the 25th Amendment work? Sinema, Fitzpatrick call for long-term extension of Violence Against Women Act GOP super PAC drops .5 million on Nevada ad campaign MORE (R-Wis.) will appear on NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd, where he will likely discuss his announcement this week to retire in 2019, opening a power vacuum in the GOP-held House of Representatives. 

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffThe Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh and his accuser will testify publicly Russia probe accelerates political prospects for House Intel Dems Trump to declassify controversial text messages, documents related to Russia probe MORE (D-Calif.), who criticized Trump over making the Syria decision without bringing it to Congress first, will also join ABC's "This Week." 

CNN's "State of the Union" will also feature Preet BhararaPreetinder (Preet) Singh BhararaBudowsky: If Dems win control of Congress The Hill's Morning Report: Trump’s allies turn against him The Hill's Morning Report — Battle lines drawn as Trump and Cohen dig in MORE, a former U.S. attorney in New York, who is likely to weigh in on the ongoing investigation by Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE as well as the FBI's criminal probe into Trump's personal attorney. The FBI raided Michael Cohen's offices this week and Bharara said the chance of Trump's personal lawyer facing criminal charges is "high." 

Here's the full lineup, courtesy of The Associated Press

ABC's "This Week": White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders; Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsGrassley panel scraps Kavanaugh hearing, warns committee will vote without deal Collins 'appalled' by Trump tweet about Kavanaugh accuser Poll: More voters oppose Kavanaugh’s nomination than support it MORE, (R-Maine), Rep. Adam Schiff, (D-Calif.)

NBC's "Meet the Press": House Speaker Paul Ryan, (R-Wis).

CBS' "Face the Nation": U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineSherrod Brown says he's 'not actively considering' running for president The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — GOP again has momentum on Kavanaugh rollercoaster Poll: Kaine leads GOP challenger by 19 points in Va. Senate race MORE, (D-Va.)

CNN's "State of the Union": Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bhara

"Fox News Sunday": U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, Rep. Trey GowdyHarold (Trey) Watson GowdyGowdy requests FEMA administrator’s travel records amid allegations Nunes: Russia probe documents should be released before election Gowdy: House Intel panel should release all transcripts from Russia probe MORE, (R-S.C.)