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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 TrumpHouse passes voting rights and elections reform bill DEA places agent seen outside Capitol during riot on leave Georgia Gov. Kemp says he'd 'absolutely' back Trump as 2024 nominee 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 GinsburgBill introduced to create RBG monument on Capitol Hill Kavanaugh dismays conservatives by dodging pro-Trump election lawsuits McConnell backs Garland for attorney general MORE

Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGarland's AG nomination delayed by GOP roadblocks DOJ declined to take up Chao ethics probe Trump was unhinged and unchanged at CPAC 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 GrahamHere's who Biden is now considering for budget chief House Democratic leaders back Shalanda Young for OMB after Tanden withdrawal The Memo: Is Trump mounting a comeback — or finally fading? MORE (R-S.C.) blocked former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHere's who Biden is now considering for budget chief Pentagon issues report revealing ex-White House doctor 'belittled' subordinates, violated alcohol policies The Reagan era is over MORE's court pick, Merrick GarlandMerrick Brian GarlandGarland's AG nomination delayed by GOP roadblocks National Sheriffs' Association backs Biden pick for key DOJ role Why do we still punish crack and powder cocaine offenses differently? 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) ManchinOn The Money: Democrats deals to bolster support for relief bill | Biden tries to keep Democrats together | Retailers fear a return of the mask wars Democrats cut deals to bolster support for relief bill Progressives grumble but won't sink relief bill over fewer stimulus checks 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 PelosiOn The Money: Democrats deals to bolster support for relief bill | Biden tries to keep Democrats together | Retailers fear a return of the mask wars Here's who Biden is now considering for budget chief Biden urges Democrats to advocate for rescue package MORE (D-Calif.) and Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonGarland's AG nomination delayed by GOP roadblocks National Sheriffs' Association backs Biden pick for key DOJ role The Memo: Is Trump mounting a comeback — or finally fading? MORE (R-Ark.), who was previously included in Trump's Supreme Court nominee shortlist.

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerSenate panel splits along party lines on Becerra House Democrats' ambitious agenda set to run into Senate blockade A Biden stumble on China? 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 LeeGarland's AG nomination delayed by GOP roadblocks Biden reignites war powers fight with Syria strike Bipartisan group of senators introduces bill to rein in Biden's war powers MORE, R-Utah, and Dick DurbinDick DurbinGarland's AG nomination delayed by GOP roadblocks National Sheriffs' Association backs Biden pick for key DOJ role Senate coronavirus bill delayed until Thursday MORE, D-Ill.

NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntFive takeaways from dramatic Capitol security hearing Biden convenes bipartisan meeting on cancer research Pentagon prevented immediate response to mob, says Guard chief MORE, R-Mo., and Cory BookerCory BookerHillicon Valley: High alert as new QAnon date approaches Thursday | Biden signals another reversal from Trump with national security guidance | Parler files a new case Senators question Bezos, Amazon about cameras placed in delivery vans Why do we still punish crack and powder cocaine offenses differently? MORE, D-N.J.; former national security adviser H.R. McMaster.

CBS' "Face the Nation" — White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsHow scientists saved Trump's FDA from politics Liberals howl after Democrats cave on witnesses Kinzinger calls for people with info on Trump to come forward MORE; Sen. Chris CoonsChris Andrew CoonsBipartisan group of senators introduces bill to rein in Biden's war powers Democrats worry Senate will be graveyard for Biden agenda Khashoggi fiancée: Not punishing Saudi crown prince would be 'stain on our humanity' 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 BidenThe West needs a more collaborative approach to Taiwan Abbott's medical advisers were not all consulted before he lifted Texas mask mandate House approves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act MORE; Pelosi Cotton, Manchin, and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate Dems face unity test; Tanden nomination falls Gillibrand: Cuomo allegations 'completely unacceptable' Democrats push Biden to include recurring payments in recovery package MORE, (D-N.Y.)

"Fox News Sunday" — Sens. John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (R-La.), and Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowDemocrats cut deals to bolster support for relief bill Senate Democrats offer fresh support for embattled Tanden Watch live: Schumer, Senate Democrats hold press briefing MORE (D-Mich.); Labor Secretary Eugene ScaliaEugene ScaliaBiden should keep the new commonsense independent contractor rule Demolition at the Labor Department, too AFL-CIO calls on Trump to resign or be removed from office 'at once' MORE.

Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures" — Candace Owens, Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonSenate coronavirus bill delayed until Thursday Democrats cut deals to bolster support for relief bill Senate GOP will force clerks to read bill to delay COVID-19 relief vote MORE R-Wis., Chairman, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Gov. Affairs, Graham, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee; Rep. Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyHouse passes voting rights and elections reform bill Parliamentarian strikes down Pelosi priority in aid package Democrats snipe on policy, GOP brawls over Trump MORE (R-Calif.), House Minority Leader

"America This Week with Eric Bolling" — Kayleigh McEnany- WH Press Secretary, Sen Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioDeSantis's rising GOP profile fuels 2024 talk GOP senators question Amazon on removal of book about 'transgender moment' CPAC, all-in for Trump, is not what it used to be MORE R-Fla., Rep Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzBipartisan bill would ban lawmakers from buying, selling stocks Some Republicans say proxy voting gives advantage to Democrats Wray says no evidence of 'antifa' involvement in Jan. 6 attack MORE R-Fla., Hank Newsome- Co-Founder, Greater NY BLM; Ilya Shapiro- Cato Institute;Tom Fitton- Judicial Watch, Kimberly Klacik