Sunday shows preview: Trump stokes intel feud over clearances

Sunday shows preview: Trump stokes intel feud over clearances
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanBrennan hits Trump for calling Mueller probe a 'coup': These are 'sociopathic ramblings' Brennan: Imagine if we had a president 'who did not have to obstruct justice' How I learned to love the witch hunt MORE will take center stage this Sunday as Brennan and several former intelligence officials battle Trump surrogates on the weekend news shows.

Trump's move Wednesday to revoke the clearance for Brennan, a vocal critic of the president, sent shockwaves through Washington and led to accusations that the president was trying to retaliate against those who speak out against him.

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A collection of former intelligence officials including CIA directors dating back to the 1980s condemned the move in a letter this week, while the Trump administration has indicated that other former officials are currently under review to have their clearances revoked.

The White House has defended the move by accusing Brennan and other former officials of "monetiz[ing] their public service and security clearances." Brennan denied the claims, calling the decision part of a "broader effort by Mr. Trump to suppress freedom of speech & punish critics."

Brennan will appear this Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press," while fellow former CIA Director Michael Hayden and former Director of National Intelligence James ClapperJames Robert ClapperComey: 'The FBI doesn't spy, the FBI investigates' How I learned to love the witch hunt 10 factors making Russia election interference the most enduring scandal of the Obama era MORE will appear on CNN’s “State of the Union." Both Hayden and Clapper signed the letter condemning Trump's decision to punish Brennan this week.

Lisa Monaco, a former homeland security adviser to the Obama administration, will also appear on CNN this weekend, while Trump White House national security adviser John Bolton will appear on ABC's "This Week."

Also making a rare Sunday show appearance this week is a member of Pennsylvania's Catholic Church, Bishop Lawrence Persico, who will face questions over a grand jury report that found six Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses had allegedly protected hundreds of "predator priests" and covered up more than 1,000 victims of sexual abuse and molestation.

Here's the full Sunday show lineup:

NBC's "Meet the Press": Former CIA Director John Brennan, Bishop Lawrence Persico.

"Fox News Sunday": White House budget director Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyActing DHS secretary threatened to quit after clashing with Miller: report On The Money: Treasury rejects Dem subpoena for Trump tax returns | Companies warn trade war about to hit consumers | Congress, White House to launch budget talks next week | Trump gets deal to lift steel tariffs on Mexico, Canada Trump knocks Mulvaney for casting doubt on chances of infrastructure deal MORE, Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonBarr throws curveball into Senate GOP 'spying' probe Bipartisan group of senators introduce legislation designed to strengthen cybersecurity of voting systems Trump Jr. subpoena spotlights GOP split over Russia probes MORE (R-Wis.), former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen.

CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandOvernight Health Care — Presented by Campaign for Accountability — Momentum builds for federal laws enshrining abortion rights | Missouri lawmakers approve bill banning abortions at 8 weeks | Warren unveils plan to protect abortion rights 2020 Dem Seth Moulton calls for expanding cannabis access for veterans Momentum builds behind push to pass laws enshrining abortion rights MORE (D-N.Y.), Rep. Kristi NoemKristi Lynn NoemTrump touts 'BIG FIREWORKS' returning to Mt. Rushmore for July 4 American Indian tribe bans GOP governor from reservation over opposition to Keystone protestors New governors chart ambitious paths in first 100 days MORE (R-S.D.), Democratic congressional candidate Jennifer Wexton (Va.).

CNN's "State of the Union": Former DNI James Clapper, former CIA Director Michael Hayden, former White House homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco, Gov. Steve Bullock (D-Mont.), Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassMueller mystery: Will he ever testify to Congress? Dems probe DOJ's handling of civil rights violations by law enforcement The Hill's Morning Report - Barr held in contempt after Trump invokes executive privilege, angering Dems MORE (D-Calif.).

ABC's "This Week": White House national security adviser John Bolton.