Sunday shows preview: Leaders weigh in as country erupts in protest over George Floyd death

 Sunday shows preview: Leaders weigh in as country erupts in protest over George Floyd death
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Outrage and discourse that has arisen in response to the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn., on Monday, is expected to dominate the Sunday show circuit. 

Demonstrations erupted as news broke about Floyd's death in over 30 cities across the country this week, some have turned violent as protestors clash with police.

Floyd was arrested and handcuffed by Minneapolis police on Monday after they responded to reports of a forgery.

Bystander footage captured of the situation shows former officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for over eight minutes, with Floyd pleading for air, saying that he couldn't breath.

Chauvin continued to kneel on Floyd's neck after Floyd was unresponsive. Floyd died in police custody.

Protests erupted in the Powderhorn neighborhood where Floyd was killed.

The four officers involved in Floyd's death were fired from the Minneapolis Police Department, but Chauvin wasn't arrested until Friday morning.

Later that day, he was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter by Hennepin County attorney Mike Freeman. Lawmakers weighed in on the situation throughout the week as protests escalated and the Minnesota  National Guard was mobilized.

Protests have also escalated in cities across the country, including Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., Louisville, Ky., New York City and Chicago.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi70 progressive groups call for next Foreign Affairs chair to reflect 'progressive realism' House to vote next week on ridding Capitol of Confederate statues Eye on gavel, Wasserman Schultz proposes panel on racial inequality in spending MORE (D-Calif.), who will appear on ABC's "This Week," said that Floyd was "murdered on TV." 

Also appearing on "This Week" will be Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarAnalysis: 23 million families could face eviction by October due to pandemic Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' The Hill's Campaign Report: Colorado, Utah primary results bring upsets, intrigue MORE (D-Minn.) who helped author a House resolution on Friday that condemned "all acts of brutality" by law enforcement and called for "the end of militarized policing practices."

Rep. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita DemingsSusan Rice sees stock rise in Biden VP race Liberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP Democrats seize on Florida pandemic response ahead of general election MORE (D-Fla.), a former police chief, wrote a scathing op-ed in The Washington Post Friday.

"We all know that the level of force must meet the level of resistance," she wrote. "We all can see that there was absolutely zero resistance from George Floyd. He posed no threat to anyone, especially law enforcement."

Demings will appear on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Fox's "Fox News Sunday" will feature two Minnesota officials: State Attorney General Keith EllisonKeith Maurice EllisonMinnesota lawmakers blast pharmaceutical industry lawsuit over insulin affordability law OVERNIGHT ENERGY: DOJ whistleblower says California emissions probe was 'abuse of authority' | EPA won't defend policy blocking grantees from serving on boards | Minnesota sues Exxon, others over climate change Minnesota sues Exxon, others over climate change MORE (D) and Andy Skoogman, the executive directors of Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association.

Also appearing on the morning circuit is national security adviser Robert O'Brien, U.S. trade representative Peter Navarro, Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielRepublican National Convention attendees to be tested every day for coronavirus Trump to hold in-person fundraiser with wealthy donors in Florida Biden campaign raised M more than Trump in the month of June MORE and Rep. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesSunday shows preview: Coronavirus poses questions about school safety; Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence How conservative conspiracy theories are deepening America's political divide Lawmaker-linked businesses received PPP loans MORE (R-Calif.).

Below is a full lineup of the shows.


ABC's “This Week" — Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.); Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.); White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien.

NBC's “Meet the Press” — Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.).

CBS' “Face the Nation" — Benjamin Crump, a lawyer for the family of George Floyd; Scott Gottlieb, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner; David Brown, superintendent of the Chicago Police Department; Tom Wyatt, CEO of KinderCare Education.

CNN’s “State of the Union” — O'Brien; Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Koch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads MORE (D-N.J.)

“Fox News Sunday" — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison; Andy Skoogman, executive director of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association; Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump takes on CDC over schools Finger-pointing, gridlock spark frustration in Senate Tim Scott says he's talking with House Democrats about reviving police reform bill MORE (R-S.C.); Cornel West, Harvard University professor.

Fox's "Sunday Morning Futures": Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoOvernight Defense: US formally rejects Beijing's South China Sea claims | House set to consider defense policy bill next week | 57 injured as firefighters battle warship blaze Pompeo formally rejects Beijing's claims in South China Sea Wells Fargo told employees to delete TikTok from work phones MORE, Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonSenate GOP hedges on attending Trump's convention amid coronavirus uptick Koch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads Romney, Collins, Murkowski won't attend GOP convention MORE (R-Wis.), Florida Governor Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Argentum - All eyes on Florida as daily COVID-19 cases hit 15K Florida records more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day, the highest single-day increase in any state Teachers union president casts doubt on schools reopening full-time MORE (R), former Senior White House Chief Strategist Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin BannonCoronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Chris Christie FBI investigating Chinese media tycoon linked to Bannon: report Mueller investigation witness George Nader sentenced to a decade in prison in child sex case MORE

"America This Week with Eric Bolling" — Peter Navarro, U.S. trade rep; Jerry Falwell, president of Liberty University; Mark Lamont Hill, BET News Host; Ronna McDaniel, RNC Co-Chair; KT McFarland, former deputy national security adviser; Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.).