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Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for Senate impeachment trial

Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for Senate impeachment trial
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Congressional leadership of both parties will be out in full force on this week's Sunday network talk shows as both the Senate and the White House prepare for the impeachment trial that begins Tuesday.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffGreenwald slams Schiff over Biden emails on Fox Hillicon Valley: DOJ accuses Russian hackers of targeting 2018 Olympics, French elections | Federal commission issues recommendations for securing critical tech against Chinese threats | House Democrats slam FCC over 'blatant attempt to help' Trump Federal commission issues recommendations for securing critical tech against Chinese threats MORE (D-Calif.) will appear on ABC's "This Week," while House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerMarijuana stocks see boost after Harris debate comments Jewish lawmakers targeted by anti-Semitic tweets ahead of election: ADL Democrats shoot down talk of expanding Supreme Court MORE (D-N.Y.) will be on CBS's "Face the Nation." Both lawmakers are impeachment managers, though Schiff is the lead manager on the prosecutorial team. 

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard ShelbyRichard Craig ShelbyOn The Money: GOP cool to White House's .6T coronavirus price tag | Company layoffs mount as pandemic heads into fall | Initial jobless claims drop to 837,000 GOP cool to White House's .6T coronavirus price tag The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Republicans lawmakers rebuke Trump on election MORE (R-Ala.) will join Schiff on "This Week," and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHillicon Valley: Threatening emails raise election concerns | Quibi folds after raising nearly B | Trump signs law making it a crime to hack voting systems Trump signs legislation making hacking voting systems a federal crime Jaime Harrison on Lindsey Graham postponing debate: 'He's on the verge of getting that one-way ticket back home' MORE (R-S.C.) will appear on "Fox News Sunday."

The biggest debate surrounding the Senate impeachment trial is whether more witnesses will be called for testimony. 

Democrats have pushed for Lev Parnas, an associate of President TrumpDonald John TrumpJudge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida MORE's personal lawyer Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiGiuliani responds to reports on 'Borat' scene, says he was 'tucking in' his shirt Fort Bragg deletes Twitter account after attributing explicit tweets to hacker Biden: Johnson should be 'ashamed' for suggesting family profited from their name MORE, to testify after documents released by the House this week revealed further information about the White House's involvement with Ukraine.

Parnas, during an interview with MSNBC's Rachel MaddowRachel Anne MaddowLast hurrah for the establishment media Biden seeks contrast with Trump after aide tests positive for COVID-19 NYT columnist: Pressure mounting on NBC to make town hall a 'nightmare for Trump' MORE that aired earlier this week, also implicated several allies close to the president, including former Energy Secretary Rick PerryRick PerryIs Social Security safe from the courts? Trump, Biden set for high-stakes showdown President Trump faces Herculean task in first debate MORE, in the alleged pressure campaign to get Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to announce investigations into Trump's political rivals. 

He also said the president was fully aware of what he was doing in Ukraine and that Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Brazil's OECD candidacy is best chance for reform Watch live: Pompeo news conference MORE were in the loop as well.

Parnas said he was a direct component of Giuliani's "shadow diplomacy" in Ukraine, including the former New York City mayor's efforts to have Trump recall then-U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie YovanovitchMarie YovanovitchGrand jury adds additional counts against Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and and Igor Fruman Strzok: Trump behaving like an authoritarian Powell backs Biden at convention as Democrats rip Trump on security MORE from her post.

Late last year, Parnas and Igor Fruman, another Giuliani associate, were arrested on campaign finance charges.

Giuliani's former associate also said former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonJohn Kelly called Trump 'the most flawed person' he's ever met: report Bolton: North Korea 'more dangerous now' Demand for Trump-related titles sparks expected record year for political books MORE would be able to shed light on the allegations against Trump if he was allowed to testify.  

GOP lawmakers argued that Parnas's evidence should have been transmitted to the House earlier, but Parnas has claimed that all of his relevant documents had been seized by the Justice Department and were only recently released back to him.

Sen. John CornynJohn CornynThe Hill's Campaign Report: Obama to hit the campaign trail l Biden's eye-popping cash advantage l New battleground polls favor Biden Quinnipiac poll finds Biden, Trump tied in Texas Biden endorses Texas Democratic House candidate Julie Oliver MORE (R-Texas) has condemned the Soviet-born businessman and told reporters that Parnas "looks kind of like a shady character."

Graham added, “I wouldn't trust [Parnas] as far as I can throw him.”

The White House has chosen its impeachment trial defense team, which includes high-profile lawyers such as Alan DershowitzAlan Morton DershowitzThe Hill's 12:30 Report: War over the Supreme Court Dershowitz suing CNN for 0 million in defamation suit Bannon and Maxwell cases display DOJ press strategy chutzpah MORE and Ken Starr. 

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The full lineup of the shows is below:

ABC's "This Week" — Schiff, Shelby, Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerDemocratic senators unveil bill to ban discrimination in financial services industry Obama endorses Espy in Mississippi Senate race Durbin signals he isn't interested in chairing Judiciary Committee MORE (D-N.J.), Dershowitz

NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. David Perdue (R-Ga.) and Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Goldman Sachs - Pelosi, Mnuchin push stimulus talks forward, McConnell applies brakes Schumer says he had 'serious talk' with Feinstein, declines to comment on Judiciary role Durbin signals he isn't interested in chairing Judiciary Committee MORE (D-Ill.)

CBS's "Face the Nation" — Nadler, Cornyn

CNN's “State of the Union" — Dershowitz, Reps. Jason CrowJason CrowGiffords launches national Gun Owners for Safety group to combat the NRA House approves .2T COVID-19 relief bill as White House talks stall Lawmakers grill Pentagon over Trump's Germany drawdown MORE (D-Colo.) and Mike Waltz (R-Fla.), Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownPlaintiff and defendant from Obergefell v. Hodges unite to oppose Barrett's confirmation Congress must repeal tax breaks for the wealthy passed in CARES Act Democratic senators unveil bill to ban discrimination in financial services industry MORE (D-Ohio)

"Fox News Sunday" — Graham, Rep. Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesA tearful lesson of 2016: Polls don't matter if people don't vote Overnight Health Care: House Democrats slam pharma CEOs for price hikes driven by revenue, executive bonuses | Ex-FDA employees express worries to Congress over politicization of vaccines | Fauci said his mask stance was 'taken out of context' by Trump Top House Democrat: Parties 'much closer' to a COVID deal 'than we've ever been' MORE (D-N.Y.)

Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" — Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzQuinnipiac poll finds Biden, Trump tied in Texas China could cut our access to critical minerals at any time — here's why we need to act The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Goldman Sachs - Two weeks out, Trump attempts to rally the base MORE (R-Texas); Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanMcCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republicans over interview comments McCarthy: 'I would think I already have the votes' to remain as House GOP leader Jordan vows to back McCarthy as leader even if House loses more GOP seats MORE (R-Ohio); Donald Trump Jr., executive vice president of the Trump Organization; Rep. Jefferson Van Drew (R-N.J.); Robert Ray, one of the newest members of President Trump’s impeachment defense team