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 PompeoOvernight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall Dems demand briefing, intel on North Korea nuclear talks Pompeo: US will not share information with countries using Huawei systems MORE and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyMcConnell recommending US ambassador to Canada as new UN ambassador Nikki Haley slams media for Smollett coverage: 'He played them all for fools' Four names emerge for UN position: report 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 TrumpSchiff urges GOP colleagues to share private concerns about Trump publicly US-China trade talks draw criticism for lack of women in pictures Overnight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall 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 TillersonHeather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN ambassador job Trump administration’s top European diplomat to resign in February Pompeo planning to meet with Pat Roberts amid 2020 Senate speculation 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 EshooFemale Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations Dems urge regulators to reject T-Mobile, Sprint merger House Dems to mull bills to overturn Trump ObamaCare actions MORE (D-Ca.), who passed the letter detailing allegations to Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinFeinstein says she thinks Biden will run after meeting with him Trump judicial nominee Neomi Rao seeks to clarify past remarks on date rape Bottom Line 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 HironoFemale Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations Trump tweets video mocking Dems not cheering during State of the Union New battle lines in war over Trump’s judicial picks MORE (D-Hawaii)

"Fox News Sunday": Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamActing Defense chief calls Graham an 'ally' after tense exchange Five takeaways from McCabe’s allegations against Trump FBI’s top lawyer believed Hillary Clinton should face charges, but was talked out of it MORE (R-S.C.)

NBC's "Meet the Press": Mike Pompeo and Sens Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayJohnson & Johnson subpoenaed by DOJ and SEC, company says Top Dems blast administration's proposed ObamaCare changes Overnight Health Care — Sponsored by America's 340B Hospitals — Dems blast rulemaking on family planning program | Facebook may remove anti-vaccine content | Medicare proposes coverage for new cancer treatment 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 GowdyThe family secret Bruce Ohr told Rod Rosenstein about Russia case Trey Gowdy joins Fox News as a contributor Congress must take the next steps on federal criminal justice reforms MORE (R-S.C.) and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), Nikki Haley