Sunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate

Sunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate
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Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoWarren wants probe into whether former U.S. soldiers worked as assassins for UAE Slain Saudi columnist upends 'Davos in the Desert' Koreas, UN Command pulling weapons, guard posts inside DMZ MORE and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyIn midst of political violence, America greatly needs unity Trump prefers woman for UN post, interviewing 5 candidates Mary Kissel expected to join State Department MORE both will hit the Sunday news shows circuit this weekend in anticipation of the U.N. General Assembly in New York this week.


President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn’t heard of Trump's new tax cut: report MORE released a video via Twitter this Saturday in anticipation of the event, noting the "tremendous potential" of the organization.

Trump is slated to speak Monday at an event about world drug issues and address the General Assembly at the official opening Tuesday. After that he is set to lead a Security Council meeting on Wednesday focusing on Iran and broader efforts to limit nuclear proliferation.

Trump will also meet with leaders from South Korea, Egypt, France, Israel, Japan and the United Kingdom throughout the week.

Pompeo will appear on both "Fox News Sunday" and NBC's "Meet the Press." This will be Pompeo's first general assembly meeting since replacing Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonWatchdog org: Tillerson used million in taxpayer funds to fly throughout US Trump administration rigging the game, and your retirement fund could be the loser Haley’s exit sends shockwaves through Washington MORE as secretary in April.

Pompeo previously focused his interactions with the U.N. on efforts toward North Korean denuclearization. 

“The countries of the Security Council are united on the need for final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea, as agreed to by Chairman Kim,” he urged in July at the U.N.

Haley will appear on CBS's "Face the Nation." Haley has been instrumental in coordinating U.S.-U.N. relations when the State Department has experienced turnover.

Allegations from Christine Blasey Ford that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party while the two were in high school in the 1980s will also be heavily featured in discussions.

Rep. Anna EshooAnna Georges EshooHeritage: Repealing GOP tax law would raise taxes in every district This week: Rosenstein set to meet with House GOP Timeline: Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court MORE (D-Ca.), who passed the letter detailing allegations to Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinPoll: Feinstein holds 18-point lead over challenger Durbin to Trump: ‘We’re the mob? Give me a break’ Sen. Walter Huddleston was a reminder that immigration used to be a bipartisan issue MORE (D-Ca.), will also appear on "Face the Nation."

Here's the full lineup:

CNN's "State of the Union": U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley and Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoKavanaugh tensions linger after bitter fight Chris Cuomo: Presumption of innocence didn't apply to Kavanaugh because it wasn't a court case Lindsey Graham hits Dem senator: 'The Hirono standard is horrific' MORE (D-Hawaii)

"Fox News Sunday": Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamCongress raises pressure on Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's myopia is the cause of the Khashoggi blunder Graham on Saudi Arabia: 'I feel completely betrayed' MORE (R-S.C.)

NBC's "Meet the Press": Mike Pompeo and Sens Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayOvernight Health Care: House passes funding bill | Congress gets deal on opioids package | 80K people died in US from flu last winter Wilkie vows no 'inappropriate influence' at VA Dems push back on using federal funds to arm teachers MORE (D-Wash.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.)

ABC's "This Week": former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R)

CBS's "Face the Nation": Reps Trey GowdyHarold (Trey) Watson GowdyConservatives fume over format of upcoming Rosenstein interview Rosenstein to appear for House interview next week House GOP sets deposition deadline for Fusion GPS co-founder MORE (R-S.C.) and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), Nikki Haley