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Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election

Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election

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 Supreme Court nomination and their subsequent confirmation hearing in the Senate are the topics expected dominated of this weekend's Sunday talk shows.

Sources with knowledge of the nomination told The Hill Friday that the president is slated to choose Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to fill the high court vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgDemocrats to boycott committee vote on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination Mitt Romney did not vote for Trump in 2020 election The Senate should evoke RBG in its confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett MORE

Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOn The Money: Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi bullish, Trump tempers optimism | Analysis: Nearly 1M have run out of jobless benefits Trump casts doubt on hopes for quick stimulus deal after aides expressed optimism Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid MORE's (R-Ky.) decision to push through a Supreme Court Justice pick before a presidential election has caused outrage among Democrats who say that Republicans are being hypocritical. 

The Senate GOP, including Sen. 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.) blocked former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama to campaign for Biden in Florida Jaime Harrison on Lindsey Graham postponing debate: 'He's on the verge of getting that one-way ticket back home' Quinnipiac poll reports Biden leading Trump by 8 points in Pennsylvania MORE's court pick, Merrick GarlandMerrick Brian GarlandDemocrats to boycott committee vote on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination The Senate should evoke RBG in its confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett Democrats seem unlikely to move against Feinstein MORE in 2016, stating that a nominee should not be pushed through before an election. 

Graham is slated to appear on Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures." 

A conservative and a Catholic, Barrett is the first and only woman to occupy an Indiana seat on the Seventh Circuit to date. Previously, she clerked for the late conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. She is also a law professor at the University of Notre Dame. 

The news of Barrett's likely nomination has raised questions about whether her religious beliefs would affect her decision making as a Supreme Court justice.

Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinSusan Collins and the American legacy Democrats seem unlikely to move against Feinstein Push to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw MORE (D-W.Va.) defended Barrett over her religious background Wednesday, saying, "It's awful to bring in religion. It truly is." Manchin, however, does not support filling a Supreme Court vacancy before Election Day.

Manchin is slated to appear on CNN's "State of the Union" among other guests like House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo On The Money: Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi bullish, Trump tempers optimism | Analysis: Nearly 1M have run out of jobless benefits Overnight Health Care: CDC expands definition of 'close contact' after COVID-19 report | GOP coronavirus bill blocked in Senate | OxyContin maker agrees to B settlement with Trump administration MORE (D-Calif.) and Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonCotton mocks NY Times over claim of nonpartisanship, promises to submit op-eds as test Barrett fight puts focus on abortion in 2020 election COVID outbreak threatens GOP's Supreme Court plans MORE (R-Ark.), who was previously included in Trump's Supreme Court nominee shortlist.

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerTrump casts doubt on hopes for quick stimulus deal after aides expressed optimism Schumer says he had 'serious talk' with Feinstein, declines to comment on Judiciary role Democrats seem unlikely to move against Feinstein MORE (D-N.Y.) has criticized Barrett, saying in 2018 she would be an "activist" on the Supreme Court and would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will start a four-day hearing for Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Oct. 12, allowing Democrats a public opportunity to question the presumptive nominee Barrett over issues such as health care, as her confirmation could determine the fate of the Affordable Care Act.

Below is the full list of guests who will appear on this weekend's Sunday talk shows: 

ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeEnd the American military presence in Somalia Ted Cruz won't wear mask to speak to reporters at Capitol Michigan Republican isolating after positive coronavirus test MORE, R-Utah, 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.

NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntPower players play chess match on COVID-19 aid GOP to Trump: Focus on policy Low-flying helicopters to measure radiation levels in DC before inauguration MORE, R-Mo., and 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.; former national security adviser H.R. McMaster.

CBS' "Face the Nation" — White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsJudge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo On The Money: Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi bullish, Trump tempers optimism | Analysis: Nearly 1M have run out of jobless benefits MORE; Sen. Chris CoonsChristopher (Chris) Andrew CoonsSchumer says he had 'serious talk' with Feinstein, declines to comment on Judiciary role Durbin signals he isn't interested in chairing Judiciary Committee Push to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw MORE, (D-Del.); American Airlines CEO Doug Parker; former White House Counsel Don McGahn; former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.

CNN's "State of the Union" — Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida Supreme Court reinstates ban on curbside voting in Alabama MORE; Pelosi Cotton, Manchin, and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandInternal Democratic poll: Desiree Tims gains on Mike Turner in Ohio House race Hillicon Valley: Facebook, Twitter's handling of New York Post article raises election night concerns | FCC to move forward with considering order targeting tech's liability shield | YouTube expands polices to tackle QAnon Democrats question Amazon over reported interference of workers' rights to organize MORE, (D-N.Y.)

"Fox News Sunday" — Sens. John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (R-La.), and Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowHealthcare, retirement security seen as top issues for older voters, lawmakers say Dems to focus on issues, not character, at Barrett hearings Lobbying world MORE (D-Mich.); Labor Secretary Eugene ScaliaEugene ScaliaBusiness groups, universities file lawsuit over new rules targeting H-1B visas Baldwin calls for Senate hearing on CDC response to meatpacking plant coronavirus outbreak Labor secretary's wife tests positive for COVID-19 MORE.

Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures" — Candace Owens, Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Biden: Johnson should be 'ashamed' for suggesting family profited from their name Graham wants to review ActBlue's source of small-dollar contributions MORE R-Wis., Chairman, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Gov. Affairs, Graham, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee; Rep. Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyMcCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republicans over interview comments McCarthy: 'I would think I already have the votes' to remain as House GOP leader Conservatives seize on New York Post story to push Section 230 reform MORE (R-Calif.), House Minority Leader

"America This Week with Eric Bolling" — Kayleigh McEnany- WH Press Secretary, Sen Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioIntel officials say Iran, Russia seeking to influence election Senate Intel leaders warn of election systems threats Trump remarks put pressure on Barr MORE R-Fla., Rep Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzCongressional antitrust report rips tech firms for stifling competition Loeffler tweets edited video showing Trump taking down coronavirus in wrestling match Why is Florida screaming about the pay-to-vote system it created? MORE R-Fla., Hank Newsome- Co-Founder, Greater NY BLM; Ilya Shapiro- Cato Institute;Tom Fitton- Judicial Watch, Kimberly Klacik