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 PompeoGOP-controlled Senate breaks with Trump on Saudi vote Hillicon Valley — Presented by AT&T — Officials warn of threat from Chinese spying | China blamed for Marriott hack | Trump open to intervening in Huawei case | FCC mulls ending merger ban on 'Big Four' networks | California floats tax on texts Russia plans to pull bombers from Venezuela on Friday, White House says MORE and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyHaley: I used Trump’s ‘unpredictable’ behavior to my advantage at UN Haley: Russia making it ‘impossible’ to have relationship with US Haley: ‘We need to have a serious, hard talk with the Saudis’ MORE both will hit the Sunday news shows circuit this weekend in anticipation of the U.N. General Assembly in New York this week.

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President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpActivists highlight Trump ties to foreign autocrats in hotel light display Jose Canseco pitches Trump for chief of staff: ‘Worried about you looking more like a Twinkie everyday’ Dershowitz: Mueller's report will contain 'sins' but no 'impeachable offense' 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 TillersonAxelrod: Trump's Tillerson insults 'continue a disturbing portrait' Overnight Defense: Nauert tapped for UN envoy | Trump teases changes to Joint Chiefs of Staff | Trump knocks Tillerson as 'dumb as a rock' | Scathing report details Air Force failures before Texas shooting Trump: Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' 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 EshooRepresenting patients’ voices Dem lawmaker: 'There's plenty of competent females' that can be Speaker instead of Pelosi Heritage: Repealing GOP tax law would raise taxes in every district MORE (D-Ca.), who passed the letter detailing allegations to Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinSenate Intel leaders ask judge not to jail former aide amid leak investigation Dems demand Pompeo brief Congress on whether he discussed Assange with Ecuadorian official Cohen saga reaches dramatic climax in federal court 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 HironoRubio: ‘I don’t know’ if Nauert has 'detailed knowledge' to succeed as UN ambassador Overnight Defense: Nauert tapped for UN envoy | Trump teases changes to Joint Chiefs of Staff | Trump knocks Tillerson as 'dumb as a rock' | Scathing report details Air Force failures before Texas shooting Dem senator slams Nauert's lack of 'qualifications' for UN ambassador MORE (D-Hawaii)

"Fox News Sunday": Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGOP-controlled Senate breaks with Trump on Saudi vote Senators prepare for possibility of Christmas in Washington during a shutdown Dem senator: Trump 'seems more rattled than usual' MORE (R-S.C.)

NBC's "Meet the Press": Mike Pompeo and Sens Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayVA senior adviser forced out amid concerns that he was 'getting paid to sit on his couch': report The Year Ahead: Drug pricing efforts to test bipartisanship Overnight Health Care: Manchin pitched Trump on reviving bipartisan ObamaCare fix | 4 in 10 don’t plan to get flu shots | Survey finds more than a quarter have pre-existing conditions 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 Year Ahead: Pressure mounts on election security as 2020 approaches House GOP set to grill Comey GOP, Dems locked in fight over North Carolina fraud probe MORE (R-S.C.) and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), Nikki Haley