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 TrumpChelsea Clinton announces birth of third child Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Trump attacks 'the Squad' as 'racist group of troublemakers' MORE's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanWebb: Questions for Robert Mueller A brief timeline of Trump's clashes with intelligence director Dan Coats Trump critic Brennan praises his Iran decision: I 'applaud' him 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 ClapperA brief timeline of Trump's clashes with intelligence director Dan Coats New study suggests Trump's 2016 poll numbers rose after increased Russian troll farm tweets Trump raises 2020 stakes by elevating North Korea, China on agenda 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 MulvaneyPelosi, Mnuchin reach 'near-final agreement' on budget, debt ceiling This week: Mueller dominates chaotic week on Capitol Hill Trump telling aides to look at potential spending cuts if he wins reelection: report MORE, Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonMystery surrounds elusive sanctions on Russia Trump may intervene in Pentagon cloud-computing contract: report Hillicon Valley: Lawmakers struggle to understand Facebook's Libra project | EU hits Amazon with antitrust probe | New cybersecurity concerns over census | Robocall, election security bills head to House floor | Privacy questions over FaceApp MORE (R-Wis.), former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen.

CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandHarris faces pressure to define policy proposals Democratic strategist predicts most 2020 candidates will drop out in late fall The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump hits media over 'send her back' coverage MORE (D-N.Y.), Rep. Kristi NoemKristi Lynn NoemTrump: If I say I should be on Mt. Rushmore, 'I will end up with such bad publicity' Transportation Department seeks to crack down on pipeline protests: report Trump touts 'BIG FIREWORKS' returning to Mt. Rushmore for July 4 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 BassHere are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment 'Orange is the New Black' author to Congress: Reform 'patriarchal' criminal justice system Top Democrat: Mass incarceration in US is 'an embarrassment' MORE (D-Calif.).

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