Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for final vote on impeachment; 2020 Democrats make final push before Iowa causes

Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for final vote on impeachment; 2020 Democrats make final push before Iowa causes
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The Sunday talk show circuit will be dominated by two topics this week: The looming conclusion of the Senate impeachment trial and Monday's Iowa caucuses.

After Senate Democrats failed to get the four GOP votes needed to allow witnesses and additional documents to be introduced into the trial Friday, Senate Republicans, along party lines, passed a resolution outlining the final stage of the trial.

Both the Democratic House managers and President TrumpDonald TrumpMore than two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden's coronavirus response: poll Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor Mexico's president tests positive for COVID-19 MORE's defense team will give closing arguments Monday and then the floor will open up for Senators to give their opinions. The final vote on whether to convict Trump, which is expected to fail, is scheduled for Wednesday.

Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden takes office, calls for end to 'uncivil war' Senate confirms Biden's intel chief, giving him first Cabinet official Democrats torn on impeachment trial timing MORE (R-Iowa) will appear on CNN's “State of the Union" while Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenators spar over validity of Trump impeachment trial Trump selects South Carolina lawyer for impeachment trial Democrats formally elect Harrison as new DNC chair MORE (R-S.C.) and Rep. Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyBiden attends first church service as president in DC, stops at local bagel shop House GOP leader says he has 'concerns' over Cheney's impeachment vote McCarthy says he told Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene he disagreed with her impeachment articles against Biden MORE (R-Calif.) will be on Fox News Channel's “Sunday Morning Futures."

Alan DershowitzAlan Morton DershowitzDershowitz: Senate should dismiss impeachment article since Trump is private citizen Giuliani won't be part of Trump defense at Senate trial Sunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US MORE, a member of Trump's defense team, will go on “Fox News Sunday," with Sen. Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderCongress addressed surprise medical bills, but the issue is not resolved Trump renominates Judy Shelton in last-ditch bid to reshape Fed Senate swears-in six new lawmakers as 117th Congress convenes MORE (R-Tenn.) appearing on NBC's “Meet the Press."

The talk shows will also feature several Democratic presidential primary candidates as the Iowa caucuses kickoff the primary season on Monday.

Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden's crisis agenda hits headwinds Biden signs order to require masks on planes and public transportation Senators vet Buttigieg to run Transportation Department MORE will be on ABC's “This Week" and "Meet the Press," and CBS' “Face the Nation" and "State of the Union."

Entrepreneur and businessman Andrew YangAndrew YangYang to quarantine after campaign staffer tests positive for COVID-19 Andrew Yang sparks Twitter uproar with pro-bodega video Yang announces run for New York City mayor MORE will join Buttigieg on "This Week," and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharSenators spar over validity of Trump impeachment trial Sunday shows - Biden agenda, Trump impeachment trial dominate Klobuchar says Senate impeachment trial of former official is constitutional: 'We have precedent' MORE (D-Minn.) will be on “Fox News Sunday."

Monmouth's latest Iowa poll shows Buttigieg at 16 percent, five points behind Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBoycott sham impeachment Sunday shows - Biden agenda, Trump impeachment trial dominate Sanders: Senate may use budget reconciliation to pass Biden agenda MORE (I-Vt.) and seven points behind former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFive examples of media's sycophancy for Biden on inauguration week Drastic measures for drastic times — caregiver need mobile health apps Boycott sham impeachment MORE. In the poll, Klobuchar and Yang are both behind Buttigieg, polling at 10 and three percent, respectively.


Here's the full Sunday show lineup:

ABC's “This Week" — Democratic presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg and Andrew Yang

NBC's “Meet the Press" — Buttigieg; Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)

CBS' “Face the Nation" — Buttigieg; White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien; Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffBiden to keep Wray as FBI director Biden urged to reverse Pompeo-Trump move on Houthis Angus King warns of 'grave danger' of Trump revealing classified information MORE (D-Calif.); Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielDemocrats formally elect Harrison as new DNC chair GOP in bind over Trump as corporate donations freeze The Memo: Democrats scorn GOP warnings on impeachment MORE

CNN's “State of the Union" — Buttigieg; Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa.); Rep. Cindy AxneCindy AxneWill Pelosi bail out the GOP on election controversy Iowa losses underscore Democrats' struggles with attracting rural voters Democrats face increasing pressure to back smaller COVID-19 stimulus MORE (D-Iowa)

“Fox News Sunday" — Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.); Alan Dershowitz, a member of President Donald Trump's legal team.

Fox News Channel's “Sunday Morning Futures” — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell; Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.); Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.); Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin BannonTrump's pardons harshly criticized by legal experts Romney: Founders didn't intend pardons to be used for 'cronies' China sanctions Pompeo and more than two dozen US figures MORE, a former Trump adviser.