Sunday shows preview: Washington braces for Trump's Supreme Court pick

Sunday shows preview: Washington braces for Trump's Supreme Court pick

Talk of President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE's highly anticipated nomination to the Supreme Court will take the main stage on the Sunday show circuit this week ahead of Trump's expected announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy's potential replacement.

The president attempted to drum up enthusiasm for his Monday evening announcement in a tweet on Saturday morning, hyping his "big decision" about the nomination.

Leonard Leo, Trump's outside adviser on the judicial nomination process will make an appearance on ABC's "This Week" after previously telling reporters that Trump's pick likely would not focus on overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that is viewed as a top target by many conservative judicial activists.

"I don’t think at the end of the day it’s about Roe v. Wade, it’s about having judges on the court who are going to interpret the Constitution the way it’s written,” Leo told Fox News. “And part of interpreting the Constitution is taking into account major precedents, and that’s going to happen.”

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Leading the Democrats' charge against conservative efforts to push Trump toward a nominee who would favor overturning Roe v. Wade, is NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue, who will appear on “Fox News Sunday."

Several senators involved with the nomination process on the Senate Judiciary Committee will also make appearances Sunday. Sens. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstTrump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's job approval erodes among groups that powered his 2016 victory Senate outlook slides for GOP MORE (R-Iowa) and Chris CoonsChristopher (Chris) Andrew CoonsThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: The Hill's Reid Wilson says political winners are governors who listened to scientists and public health experts; 12 states record new highs for seven-day case averages Hillicon Valley: Facebook takes down 'boogaloo' network after pressure | Election security measure pulled from Senate bill | FCC officially designating Huawei, ZTE as threats Democrats, voting rights groups pressure Senate to approve mail-in voting resources MORE (D-Del.) will both appear on CBS News's "Face the Nation," while Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) will appear on "Fox News Sunday."

Other senators appearing on Sunday shows include Sen. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinHillicon Valley: Facebook takes down 'boogaloo' network after pressure | Election security measure pulled from Senate bill | FCC officially designating Huawei, ZTE as threats Overnight Defense: Democrats blast Trump handling of Russian bounty intel | Pentagon leaders set for House hearing July 9 | Trump moves forward with plan for Germany drawdown Democrats, voting rights groups pressure Senate to approve mail-in voting resources MORE (D-Ill.), who will appear on NBC's "Meet the Press," Sen. Richard Blumenthal, (D-Conn.), who will appear alongside Leo on ABC, and Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeCheney clashes with Trump Sessions-Tuberville Senate runoff heats up in Alabama GOP lawmakers stick to Trump amid new criticism MORE (R-Ariz.), who will appear on CNN's "State of the Union."

The full lineup for this week's Sunday shows is as follows:

NBC's "Meet the Press": Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntClash looms over next coronavirus relief bill Senate Democrats urge Pompeo to ensure Americans living overseas can vote in November Russian bounties revive Trump-GOP foreign policy divide MORE (R-Mo.), President Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani will also appear.

"Fox News Sunday": Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGraham challenger Harrison raises record-shattering .9 million for SC Senate bid Trump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge Bubba Wallace responds to Trump: 'Even when it's HATE from the POTUS.. Love wins' MORE (R-S.C.); NARAL president Ilyse Hogue, NATO U.S. representative Kay Bailey Hutchison.

CBS's "Face the Nation": Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Chris Coons (D-Del.), Hutchison will also appear.

CNN's "State of the Union":  Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.); Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassHouse eyes votes to remove symbols of Confederates from Capitol Black Caucus unveils next steps to combat racism Susan Rice 'humbled and honored' by rumors Biden considering her for VP MORE (D-Calif.).

ABC's "This Week": Leonard Leo, adviser to President Trump on judicial nominations; Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Giuliani will appear.