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 ClintonHarris off to best start among Dems in race, say strategists, donors For 2020, Democrats are lookin’ for somebody to love A year since Parkland: we have a solution 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 StoneNew filing suggests Mueller has evidence Stone communicated with WikiLeaks Judge in Roger Stone case restricts public comments Stone takes shot at Mueller's office in new filing 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 BrownGOP Green New Deal stunt is a great deal for Democrats Sherrod Brown pushes for Medicare buy-in proposal in place of 'Medicare for all' High stakes as Trump, Dems open drug price talks 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 SchiffWhite House, GOP defend Trump emergency declaration Schiff: Evidence of collusion between Trump campaign, Russia 'pretty compelling' Schiff: 'Hard to imagine a poorer case' than Trump's on emergency declaration MORE (D-Calif.), former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone.

NBC's "Meet the Press": Baker, former Vice President Dick Cheney, Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoDems slam EPA plan for fighting drinking water contaminants Overnight Energy: Zinke joins Trump-tied lobbying firm | Senators highlight threat from invasive species | Top Republican calls for Green New Deal vote in House Senators highlight threat from invasive species MORE (R-Wyo.), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.).

CBS's "Face the Nation": Baker, Cheney, Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerSchiff: Evidence of collusion between Trump campaign, Russia 'pretty compelling' The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Lawmakers scramble as shutdown deadline nears Steel lobby's PR blitz can't paper over damaging effects of tariffs MORE (D-Va.).

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

"Fox News Sunday": Cheney, Baker.