Sunday show preview: Public figures pay tribute to George H.W. Bush

Sunday show preview: Public figures pay tribute to George H.W. Bush
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Friends and colleagues of former President George H.W. Bush will join the Sunday news show circuit this week as news networks examine the life and legacy of America's 41st president.

The 94-year-old Republican died Friday, according to a late-breaking statement released through his son, former President George W. Bush, following his wife Barbara who died in April.


In the statement, the Bush family said it was “deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens."

Bush, the first incumbent vice president since Martin Van Buren in 1836 to be elected president, served just one term in office before an election defeat to former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonTrump will likely win reelection in 2020 Utah to impose nation's strictest DUI limit Ocasio-Cortez: By Lindsey Graham's 1999 standard for Clinton, Trump should be impeached MORE in 1992.

His son, George W. Bush, would later become president as well, while another son Jeb Bush (R) served two terms as Florida's governor.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who served in his son's administration, will make three appearances on Fox News, NBC and CBS this week to discuss the elder Bush's legacy, for whom Cheney served as secretary of defense.

Bush's former secretary of state, James Baker, will appear on every network, while Colin Powell, who was the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Bush 41's presidency, will appear on ABC as well.

Also making a rare Sunday news show appearance on ABC is Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneRoger Stone challenges Dems to produce WikiLeaks evidence Google chief defends company during Capitol Hill grilling Alex Jones heckles Google CEO heading into House hearing MORE, former adviser to the Trump campaign, who is said to be a person of interest in Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's special counsel investigation and who saw an associate, Jerome Corsi, claim this week that Mueller's team had offered him a plea agreement.

Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownDem senator: Trump 'seems more rattled than usual' GOP rep: If Mueller had found collusion, ‘investigation would have wrapped up very quickly’ O’Rourke is fireball, but not all Dems are sold MORE (D-Ohio), floated by some Democrats in recent days as a potential 2020 presidential contender, will also make an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union."

Here's the full lineup:

ABC's "This Week": Former Secretary of State James Baker, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffOn The Money: Trump leaves GOP in turmoil with shutdown looming | Trump names Mulvaney acting chief of staff | China agrees to 3-month freeze of auto tariffs | Dem to seek Deutsche Bank records of Trump's personal finances Schiff plans to obtain Deutsche Bank records of Trump's personal finances The Hill's Morning Report — Trump maintains his innocence amid mounting controversies MORE (D-Calif.), former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone.

NBC's "Meet the Press": Baker, former Vice President Dick Cheney, Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoThe Year Ahead: Dems under pressure to deliver on green agenda White House jumps into fight over energy subsidies Clock ticks down on GOP Congress MORE (R-Wyo.), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.).

CBS's "Face the Nation": Baker, Cheney, Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerThe Year Ahead: Tech braces for new scrutiny from Washington Senate Intel leaders ask judge not to jail former aide amid leak investigation The Year Ahead: Pressure mounts on election security as 2020 approaches MORE (D-Va.).

CNN's "State of the Union": Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Mark Warner (D-Va.).

"Fox News Sunday": Cheney, Baker.