Democrats' push to secure funding for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) amid a projected increase in mail-in voting and the Democratic National Convention are topics expected to dominate the Sunday talk show circuit this weekend.
Democrats have proposed $25 billion in additional funding for the USPS in House's latest coronavirus stimulus package passed in May. The funding would help with the large influx of mail expected around the November election.
However, President TrumpDonald TrumpJan. 6 panel plans to subpoena Trump lawyer who advised on how to overturn election Texans chairman apologizes for 'China virus' remark Biden invokes Trump in bid to boost McAuliffe ahead of Election Day MORE has repeatedly claimed, without evidence, that increased mail-in voting could lead to fraud. Trump said Thursday that he wouldn't sign a bill with funding for the Postal Service because it would allow for the expansion of mail-in voting in November.
On Friday, Trump changed course slightly, saying he would approve money for USPS as part of the coronavirus relief package, but only if Democrats made concessions on certain White House priorities. White House Chief of Staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsAt least five Trump administration staffers have spoken with Jan 6 committee: CNN Democrats say GOP lawmakers implicated in Jan. 6 should be expelled Report: Rally organizers say GOP lawmakers worked on Jan. 6 protests MORE, a former congressman whose been involved in coronavirus relief bill negotiations, is booked on CNN's "State of the Union."
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D), who announced this week that his state will move to predominantly mail-in voting, is booked on "Fox News Sunday."
Next week marks the start of the Democratic National Convention, which will take place predominantly online and feature speakers from all corners of the party's ideological spectrum.
Progressive firebrand Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight On The Money — Senate Democrats lay out their tax plans Overnight Health Care — Presented by Altria — FDA advisers endorse Pfizer vaccine for kids Manchin: 'I think we'll get a framework' deal MORE (I-Vt.) is one of several former White House hopefuls speaking at the convention. He is booked on ABC’s “This Week,” NBC’s “Meet the Press” and CNN’s “State of the Union.”
This week former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden invokes Trump in bid to boost McAuliffe ahead of Election Day Business lobby calls for administration to 'pump the brakes' on vaccine mandate Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by Boeing — Afghanistan reckoning shows no signs of stopping MORE announced that Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisRNC targets McAuliffe, Biden campaign event with mobile billboard Obama looks to give new momentum to McAuliffe Kamala Harris engages with heckler during New York speech MORE (D-Calif.) would be his running mate. The announcement sparked attacks from the Trump campaign and supporters, who have pushed the racist "birther" theory that Harris is not qualified to run for the office of vice president.
White House adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerTrump attacks Meghan McCain and her family McCain: Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner had 'no goddamn business' attending father's funeral Hillicon Valley — Presented by LookingGlass — Hackers are making big money MORE, who has defended the president on his comments about Harris, is booked on CBS' “Face the Nation” and Fox News’s “Sunday Morning Futures.”
The president is booked on "America This Week" with Eric Bolling.
Below is the full list of guests who will appear on this weekend’s Sunday talk shows:
ABC's “This Week" — Sanders; Jason Miller, an adviser to President Donald Trump's reelection campaign.
NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sanders; national security adviser Robert O'BrienRobert O'BrienLawmakers pay tribute to Colin Powell Trump's last national security adviser endorses JD Vance in Ohio Senate race Huawei says sales rose in 2020, but growth slowed amid US sanctions MORE.
CBS' “Face the Nation” — White House adviser Jared Kushner; Gov. Tate Reeves, R-Miss.; Mayor Lori LightfootLori LightfootIt's time for Fauci to go — but don't expect it to happen Biden's 'Come on, man' defense will not fly on religious freedom Toronto police say unvaccinated officers to be placed on leave at end of November MORE of Chicago.
CNN’s “State of the Union” — Sanders; White House chief of staff Mark Meadows; Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerBlack Caucus pushes for priorities in final deal Cory Booker to campaign for McAuliffe in Virginia Senate Democrats call for diversity among new Federal Reserve Bank presidents MORE, D-N.J.
FOX's “Fox News Sunday" — Gov. Phil Murphy, D-N.J.; Trump campaign adviser Steve Cortes.
Fox News’s “Sunday Morning Futures” — Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin BannonAt least five Trump administration staffers have spoken with Jan 6 committee: CNN Press: No excuse for Garland to not prosecute Bannon Report: Rally organizers say GOP lawmakers worked on Jan. 6 protests MORE, Former White House Chief Strategist; Jared Kushner, Senior Adviser to President Donald Trump; Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonA pandemic of hyper-hypocrisy is infecting American politics Sen. Ron Johnson hoping for Democratic 'gridlock' on reconciliation package Republicans' mantra should have been 'Stop the Spread' MORE (R-Wis.), Chairman, Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs; Dr. Steven Schrage, Former State Department and White House official
"America This Week" with Eric Bolling — President Donald Trump; Michael Solan- Seattle Police Officers Guild; Jose Aristimuno- Frm Deputy Comms Democratic Party; Hogan Gidley- Trump Campaign; Madeleine Westerhout- Former Director Oval Office Operations