Sunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US

Sunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US
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The upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenExpanding child tax credit could lift 4 million children out of poverty: analysis Maria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' The Memo: The center strikes back MORE and the looming Senate impeachment trial for President TrumpDonald TrumpMaria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' The Memo: The center strikes back Republicans eye Nashville crack-up to gain House seat MORE amid surges in U.S. coronavirus infections are expected to dominate this week’s Sunday talk shows. 

All eyes are on Washington, D.C., this week as security officials and law enforcement prepare for Wednesday’s inaugural ceremonies in the aftermath of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. 

The FBI has warned of planned protests that have the potential to turn violent in the days surrounding the inauguration, prompting the closure of major Metro stations around the National Mall and Capitol building. Amtrak has also announced that it is suspending some service south of D.C.

The National Park Service on Friday announced it would temporarily close most parts of the National Mall to restrict the number of people allowed in the area. 

As Biden prepares to take the oath of office amid heightened political division, members of the incoming administration are expected to appearances on some of this Sunday’s talk shows, including incoming White House Communications Director Kate BedingfieldKate BedingfieldBiden, Putin begin high-stakes summit in Geneva Psaki signals she'll step down next year Fauci vs. Rogan: White House works to stomp out misinformation MORE on ABC’s “This Week,” and Ron KlainRon Klain'It's still a BFD': Democrats applaud ruling upholding ObamaCare Vermont governor lifts restrictions as state becomes first to reach 80 percent vaccinated Biden's no-drama White House chief MORE, Biden’s chief of staff, scheduled to appear on CNN’s “State of the Union.” 

Just one day before Biden enters the White House, the Senate is scheduled to reconvene for its new session. The upper chamber will wait to receive the House resolution of impeachment against President Trump, almost guaranteeing the Senate will take up proceedings during Biden's administration. 

The House this week voted along bipartisan lines to impeach Trump, charging him with inciting the violent mob at the Capitol. The vote made Trump the only president in U.S. history to be impeached twice. 

Pelosi this week also named several impeachment managers to argue the House’s case during the Senate trial, including Rep. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben Raskin House Democrats to Schumer: Vote again on Jan. 6 probe Democrats claim vindication, GOP cries witch hunt as McGahn finally testifies Trump DOJ seized phone records of New York Times reporters MORE (D-Md.) as the lead impeachment manager, as well as others such as Rep. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroTexas walkout sets up epic battle over voting rights Democrats call on Blinken to set new sexual misconduct policies at State Department USAID 'redirects' El Salvador funds from government to civil society MORE (D-Texas). 

Raskin will appear on “State of the Union,” while Castro is scheduled to be on ABC’s "This Week." 

Amid the chaos in Washington, the previously anticipated post-holiday coronavirus surge has now arrived, leading to several pandemic milestones this week. 

On Tuesday alone, a record 4,327 people in the U.S. died from the virus, according data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Over the past week, the New York Times coronavirus database has recorded an average of more than 230,000 new infections per day, a 19 percent jump from just two weeks prior. 

On Sunday, Anthony FauciAnthony FauciFauci says he puts 'very little weight in the craziness of condemning me' Beware language and the art of manipulation The Hill's Morning Report - ObamaCare here to stay MORE, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will be interviewed on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” and Rochelle WalenskyRochelle WalenskyOvernight Health Care: Biden touts 300 million vaccine doses in 150 days | Biden warns of 'potentially deadlier' delta variant | Public option fades with little outcry from progressives Biden warns of 'potentially deadlier' delta variant, urges public to get vaccine Watch live: White House COVID-19 response team holds briefing MORE, Biden's pick to lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is set to appear on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” 

Below is the full list of guests scheduled to appear on this week’s Sunday talk shows:

ABC’s “This Week” — Bedingfield; Reps. Castro and Peter Meijer (R-Mich).

NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Fauci; Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerCongress must act to correct flaws in the First Step Act Democrats introduce resolution apologizing to LGBT community for government discrimination Zombie Tax punishes farmers to fill DC coffers MORE (D-N.J.); Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.)

CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffSunday shows - Voting rights, infrastructure in the spotlight Schiff calls Iranian presidential election 'predetermined' Centrists gain foothold in infrastructure talks; cyber attacks at center of Biden-Putin meeting MORE (D-Calif.); Walensky; Gov. Jim Justice (R-W.Va.); Mayor Melvin Carter of St. Paul, Minn.; Scott Gottlieb, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner.

CNN’s “State of the Union” — Klain; Raskin; Sen. Dick DurbinDick DurbinOvernight Health Care: Takeaways on the Supreme Court's Obamacare decision | COVID-19 cost 5.5 million years of American life | Biden administration investing billions in antiviral pills for COVID-19 COVID-19 long-haulers press Congress for paid family leave Joe Manchin keeps Democrats guessing on sweeping election bill MORE (D-Ill.); H.R. McMaster, a former national security adviser to President Donald Trump.

“Fox News Sunday” — Gov. Asa HutchinsonAsa HutchinsonDemocrat Chris Jones enters Arkansas governor race with dramatic, viral video DOJ to states: Bans on transgender youth health care are unconstitutional The states taking steps to ban critical race theory MORE (R-Ark.), Brian DeeseBrian DeeseThe Hill's Morning Report - After high-stakes Biden-Putin summit, what now? On The Money: Breaking down Biden's .8T American Families Plan | Powell voices confidence in Fed's handle on inflation | Wall Street basks in 'Biden boom' Biden proposes tax hikes for high-income Americans MOREIncoming Director of the National Economic Council

Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures”— Ric Grenell, former Acting Director of National Intelligence; Glenn Greenwald, journalist and The Intercept co-founder; Alan DershowitzAlan Morton DershowitzWe should recognize the progress we've made on discrimination Mandated vaccinations have historic — and legal — precedent Dershowitz files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Netflix over portrayal in Epstein series MORE, Harvard Law Professor Emeritus

“America This Week With Eric Bolling”— Megyn Kelly; Raz Simone - Leader, Seattle C.H.O.P.; Dan Lippman, Politico; Peter Navarro, White House trade adviser.