Sunday shows preview: Virginia lawmakers talk Charlottesville, anniversary protests

Sunday shows preview: Virginia lawmakers talk Charlottesville, anniversary protests
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A group of Virginia lawmakers will hit the Sunday news circuit this week to discuss the protests between white nationalists and counter-protesters that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Va., last year, hours before similar demonstrations will take place in Washington, D.C.

CBS's "Face the Nation" will host a special episode focused on race in the U.S. one year after Charlottesville, featuring Charlottesville's first black female mayor Nikuyah Walker, Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineTrump plans to pick Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg on court Hillicon Valley: Subpoenas for Facebook, Google and Twitter on the cards | Wray rebuffs mail-in voting conspiracies | Reps. raise mass surveillance concerns Democrats call for declassifying election threats after briefing by Trump officials MORE (D-Va.) and Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottAuthor Ryan Girdusky: RNC worked best when highlighting 'regular people' as opposed to 'standard Republicans' Now is the time to renew our focus on students and their futures GOP lobbyists pleasantly surprised by Republican convention MORE (R-S.C.).

Walker and Kaine are expected to discuss the challenges facing the Charlottesville community and the state of Virginia as they continue to grapple with last year's deadly protest. Scott, whom The Washington Post called "the GOP's conscience on race issues," will likely discuss issues of race.

Meanwhile, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.), who served as Virginia's governor during last year's rallies, will join CNN's "State of the Union." McAuliffe might also discuss a potential 2020 presidential run. 

Another potential 2020 nominee, Michael Avenatti, the attorney of adult-film star Stormy Daniels in her case against President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick MORE, will join ABC's "This Week."

Meanwhile, former White House aide Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Onee Manigault NewmanTrump hurls insults at Harris, Ocasio-Cortez and other women Pelosi makes fans as Democrat who gets under Trump's skin The Memo: Impeachment's scars cut deep with Trump, say those who know him MORE will go on NBC's "Meet the Press" to discuss her salacious new book "Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House." Explosive claims from the book have emerged throughout the week, including unflattering anecdotes about Trump. 

Trump on Saturday called Manigault Newman a "lowlife." 

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwaySpecial counsel investigating DeVos for potential Hatch Act violation: report George and Kellyanne Conway honor Ginsburg Trump carries on with rally, unaware of Ginsburg's death MORE, who will appear on ABC's "This Week," is likely to field questions about Manigault Newman's claim that the president has a history of using racial slurs.

Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani will also go on CNN's "State of the Union" and ABC's "This Week."

Here's the full Sunday show lineup:

ABC's "This Week": White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsBlack GOP candidate accuses Behar of wearing black face in heated interview Overnight Health Care: US won't join global coronavirus vaccine initiative | Federal panel lays out initial priorities for COVID-19 vaccine distribution | NIH panel: 'Insufficient data' to show treatment touted by Trump works House Oversight Democrats to subpoena AbbVie in drug pricing probe MORE (D-Md.), Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and adult-film star Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti

NBC's "Meet the Press": Former White House communications director Omarosa Manigault Newman, Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio)

CBS's "Face the Nation": Charlottesville, Va., Mayor Nikuyah Walker, Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Tim Scott, (R-S.C.)

CNN's "State of the Union": Giuliani, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) 

"Fox News Sunday": Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamLincoln Project mocks Lindsey Graham's fundraising lag with Sarah McLachlan-themed video The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Republicans lawmakers rebuke Trump on election Trump dumbfounds GOP with latest unforced error MORE (R-S.C.) and Jack ReedJohn (Jack) Francis ReedOvernight Defense: Appeals court revives House lawsuit against military funding for border wall | Dems push for limits on transferring military gear to police | Lawmakers ask for IG probe into Pentagon's use of COVID-19 funds Democrats push to limit transfer of military-grade gear to police When 'Buy American' and common sense collide MORE (D-R.I.)