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 ClintonThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress 20 years after Columbine: What has changed? Impeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent 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 StoneEnd of Mueller shifts focus to existing probes Heavily redacted Mueller report leaves major questions unanswered The Hill's Morning Report — Category 5 Mueller storm to hit today 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 BrownOnly four Dem senators have endorsed 2020 candidates Budowsky: 2020 Dems should debate on Fox Overnight Health Care: How 2020 Dems want to overhaul health care | Brooklyn parents sue over measles vaccination mandate | Measles outbreak nears record 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 SchiffSchiff rips Conway's 'display of alternative facts' on Russian election interference Schiff: Mueller report 'far worse' than Watergate Schiff: Democrats 'may' take up impeachment proceedings MORE (D-Calif.), former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone.

NBC's "Meet the Press": Baker, former Vice President Dick Cheney, Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoOvernight Energy: Gillibrand offers bill to ban pesticide from school lunches | Interior secretary met tribal lawyer tied to Zinke casino dispute | Critics say EPA rule could reintroduce asbestos use GOP senator issues stark warning to Republicans on health care Judd Gregg: In praise of Mike Enzi MORE (R-Wyo.), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.).

CBS's "Face the Nation": Baker, Cheney, Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerDems reject Barr's offer to view Mueller report with fewer redactions GOP senators divided on Trump trade pushback Hillicon Valley: Trump unveils initiatives to boost 5G | What to know about the Assange case | Pelosi warns tech of 'new era' in regulation | Dem eyes online hate speech bill MORE (D-Va.).

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

"Fox News Sunday": Cheney, Baker.