Sunday shows preview: Washington gears up for next round of impeachment hearings

Sunday shows preview: Washington gears up for next round of impeachment hearings
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As the impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpMilitary personnel to handle coronavirus patients at facilities in NYC, New Orleans and Dallas Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort has total of 20 patients: report Fauci says that all states should have stay-at-home orders MORE shifts to the hands of the House Judiciary Committee, several of its members are slated to appear during this week's Sunday talk show lineup. 

The committee's top Republican, Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsJustice IG pours fuel on looming fight over FISA court Loeffler traded .4M in stocks as Congress responded to coronavirus pandemic Georgia makes it easier to get mail-in ballots after delaying primary MORE (Ga.), and Democratic member Rep. Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesPelosi says House will review Senate coronavirus stimulus package Pelosi says House will draft its own coronavirus funding bill Senate closes in on trillion-dollar coronavirus stimulus bill MORE (N.Y.) will appear on "Fox News Sunday," according to The Associated Press

Rep. Zoe LofgrenZoe Ellen LofgrenHillicon Valley: FCC chief proposes 0M telehealth program | Twitter takes down posts promoting anti-malaria drugs for coronavirus| Whole Foods workers plan Tuesday strike Trump says election proposals in coronavirus stimulus bill would hurt Republican chances Democratic lawmakers demand government stop deporting unaccompanied children MORE (D-Calif.), also a member of the Judiciary Committee, will appear on CNN's "State of the Union."

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffPelosi forms House committee to oversee coronavirus response 5 reasons Democrats fear Trump's coronavirus briefings Democrats introduce bill to set up commission to review coronavirus response MORE (D-Calif.) told Democratic lawmakers Monday that the committees leading the impeachment inquiry are are putting together a report for the Judiciary Committee that they hope to send after members return from Thanksgiving.

"Over the course of our inquiry, we have uncovered a months-long effort in which President Trump again sought foreign interference in our elections for his personal and political benefit at the expense of our national interest," he wrote. 

Rep. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita DemingsBiden associates reach out to Holder about VP search Biden confirms he's considering Whitmer for VP Biden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much MORE (D-Fla.), who is a member of Schiff's panel, is slated to appear Sunday on ABC's “This Week.” 

The Judiciary Committee is expected to hold a hearing featuring constitutional lawyers on Dec. 4 after the Intelligence Committee transmits a memo with its findings following weeks of both public and private witness testimony, according to House Democratic aides.

The hearing, titled "The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment," will have a panel of experts Democrats say will apply constitutional law "to the facts that have been found."

Collins wrote a letter on Saturday to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerHouse Judiciary Committee postpones hearing with Barr amid coronavirus outbreak House Democrats plead with key committee chairman to allow remote voting amid coronavirus pandemic Pelosi rejects calls to shutter Capitol: 'We are the captains of this ship' MORE (D-N.Y.) saying that the panel should expand the witness list for the Wednesday hearing. 

Sunday's full lineup, according to the AP, is below. 

ABC’s “This Week” — Demings, Rep. Tom McClintockThomas (Tom) Milller McClintockHispanic Caucus campaign arm unveils non-Hispanic endorsements Overnight Energy: Panel gives chairman power to subpoena Interior | House passes bill to protect wilderness | House Republicans propose carbon capture bill | Ocasio-Cortez introduces bill to ban fracking House Natural Resources gives Grijalva power to subpoena Interior MORE (R-Calif.)

NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (R-La.), former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryUS inaction is hurting the chance for peace in Libya Poll: More Republican voters think party is more united than Democratic voters Biden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much MORE, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: Zoom draws new scrutiny amid virus fallout | Dems step up push for mail-in voting | Google to lift ban on political ads referencing coronavirus Democrats press Trump, GOP for funding for mail-in ballots HuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden MORE (Minn.)

CBS’s “Face the Nation” — Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerMaryland Legislative Black Caucus pushes for state to release racial breakdown of coronavirus impact Democrats eye additional relief checks for coronavirus Lawmakers, labor leaders ramp up calls to use Defense Production Act MORE (N.J.)

CNN’s “State of the Union” — Klobuchar, Lofgren

“Fox News Sunday” — Collins, Jeffries