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 TrumpPaul Ryan defends Navy admiral after Trump's criticism Trump discussing visit overseas to troops following criticism: report Retired Army General: Trump is ‘acting like an 8th grader’ in attacking ex-Navy SEAL who led bin Laden operation MORE's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanPaul Ryan defends Navy admiral after Trump's criticism Ex-CIA chief rips into Trump: You’d need ‘an extremely tall ladder’ to reach intellect and integrity of McRaven Retired lieutenant general tears into Trump over attacks against Navy SEAL: 'Disgusting' 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 ClapperClapper: Killing of Saudi journalist displays that Trump will ‘accept the words of autocrats’ Overnight Defense — Presented by Raytheon — Trump's Armistice Day trip marked by controversy | US ends aerial refueling to Saudi coalition in Yemen | Analysts identify undeclared North Korean missile bases Pipe bomb suspect to be held without bail 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 MulvaneyOn The Money: Why the tax law failed to save the GOP majority | Grassley opts for Finance gavel, setting Graham up for Judiciary | Trump says China eager for trade deal | Facebook reeling after damning NYT report Mulvaney positioning himself to be Commerce Secretary: report Top House Budget Dem predicts a 'nonconfrontational' committee under Dem leadership MORE, Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonOvernight Health Care: Top Trump refugee official taking new HHS job | Tom Price joins new Georgia governor's transition | FDA tobacco crackdown draws ire from the right FDA tobacco crackdown draws fire from right Overnight Health Care — Presented by The Partnership for Safe Medicines — FDA restricts sales of flavored e-cigs | Proposes ban on menthol in tobacco | Left wants vote on single-payer bill in new Congress | More than 12k lost Medicaid in Arkansas MORE (R-Wis.), former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen.

CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandSome of us Midwesterners think maybe Amy Klobuchar would do OK as president Banking panel showcases 2020 Dems Dems wonder if Sherrod Brown could be their magic man MORE (D-N.Y.), Rep. Kristi NoemKristi Lynn NoemGovernors helping governors South Dakota New Members 2019 The Hill's Morning Report — Split decision: Dems take House, GOP retains Senate majority 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 BassDem women rally behind Pelosi Pelosi, potential challenger Fudge hold 'candid' discussion Marcia Fudge under spotlight as Pelosi Speaker fight heats up MORE (D-Calif.).

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