Sunday shows preview: Biden foreign policy in focus as Dem tensions boil up back home

Sunday shows preview: Biden foreign policy in focus as Dem tensions boil up back home
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President BidenJoe BidenThe Supreme Court and blind partisanship ended the illusion of independent agencies Missed debt ceiling deadline kicks off high-stakes fight Senate infrastructure talks spill over into rare Sunday session MORE’s foreign policy is expected to take center stage during this week’s Sunday talk shows as Democratic tensions in Washington boil up over immigration, Israel and other domestic issues.

Biden is in the United Kingdom this weekend for the Group of Seven (G-7) summit, his first foreign trip as president.

He met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a bilateral meeting ahead of the summit on Thursday. On Friday, he held an informal meeting with French President Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Jean-Michel MacronFrench parliament approves COVID-19 passes for restaurants, domestic travel WhatsApp chief: US allies' national security officials targeted with NSO malware US athletes chant 'Dr. Biden' as first lady cheers swimmers MORE and met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Johnson, Macron and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday.

One of the administration’s focuses this week was on China. Biden pressed G-7 leaders to call out China’s forced labor practices during the summit Saturday in Cornwall, England.

The G-7 leaders also unveiled the “Back Better World” initiative, a global infrastructure proposal meant to counter China’s “Belt and Road Initiative.”

As Biden was pressing the G-7 on China, Secretary of State Antony BlinkenAntony BlinkenBiden ramps up pressure on Iran as it grapples with protests Bipartisan governors press Biden administration on Canadian border restrictions More than 180 local employees working at US embassy, consulates in Russia laid off MORE spoke with Chinese diplomats on Friday over a range of issues that have divided the two countries.

In the call with diplomat Yang Jiechi, the two got into heated exchanges over the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, democracy in Hong Kong, China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims and Taiwan.

Blinken will appear on ABC’s "This Week," CBS’ “Face the Nation” and "Fox News Sunday."

Back home, however, Democratic tensions are showing signs of boiling over amid conflicts over a host of issues.

The latest clash featured Rep. Illhan Oman (D-Minn.), who feuded with fellow Democrats after she sought to condemn the U.S. military’s support of Israel after 11 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas.

Omar appeared to compare the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban while discussing war crimes and lamenting “unthinkable” human rights “atrocities” committed by a series of actors.

The statement drew the ires of Jewish Democratic lawmakers, who dubbed Omar’s statements “offensive” and misguided.”

By Thursday afternoon, Omar clarified that she was “in no way equating terrorist organizations with democratic countries with well-established judicial systems.”

In a rare move, Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Justice Department says Trump's tax returns should be released | Democrats fall short of votes for extending eviction ban House adjourns for recess without passing bill to extend federal eviction ban Photos of the Week: Olympic sabre semi-finals, COVID-19 vigil and a loris MORE (D-Calif.) issued a statement with her full leadership team promoting the right to “legitimate criticism,” but denouncing “false equivalencies” between nations and terrorist groups.

Pelosi, who will appear on CNN’s “State of the Union,” later said she doesn’t believe further action should be taken against Omar.

Progressives also took aim at Vice President Harris during her first foreign trip as vice president to Guatemala and Mexico.

Harris took the trip amid the administration’s efforts to curb the flow of migrants heading to the southern border. While in Guatemala, Harris drew backlash after telling would-be migrants “do not come, do not come.”

“I want to emphasize that the goal of our work is to help Guatemalans find hope at home. At the same time I want to be clear to folks in this region who are thinking about making that dangerous trek to the United States Mexico border: Do not come, do not come," Harris said.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-N.Y.) hit back at Harris, saying on Twitter “we can’t help set someone’s house on fire and then blame them for fleeing.”

Here's the full lineup of Sunday show guests this week:

ABC’s “This Week” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; Rep. Michael McCaulMichael Thomas McCaulAfghan evacuees to be housed at Virginia base Passport backlog threatens to upend travel plans for millions of Americans US lawmakers express shock at Haitian president's assassination MORE (R-Texas).

CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Blinken; Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSunday shows preview: Delta concerns prompt CDC mask update; bipartisan infrastructure bill to face challenges in Senate Top Democrat: 'A lot of spin' coming from White House on infrastructure Bill would honor Ginsburg, O'Connor with statues at Capitol MORE (R-Maine); Andy Slavitt, former White House senior adviser on coronavirus response.

CNN’s “State of the Union” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

Fox News Sunday” — Blinken; Sen. Bob MenendezRobert (Bob) MenendezLobbying world This week: Congress starts summer sprint The Innovation and Competition Act is progressive policy MORE (D-N.J.); former Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoNoem to travel to South Carolina for early voting event Poll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis Pence v. Biden on China: Competing but consistent visions MORE.

FOX News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures” — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisFlorida reports record 21,000 cases in single day, highest since start of pandemic Sunday shows preview: Delta concerns prompt CDC mask update; bipartisan infrastructure bill to face challenges in Senate Meadows says Trump World looking to 'move forward in a real way' MORE (R); Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanJordan acknowledges talking to Trump on Jan. 6 AP Fact Check rates GOP claim Pelosi blocked National Guard on Jan. 6 'false' Officers' powerful Capitol riot testimony underscores Pelosi's partisan blunder MORE (R-Ohio)

NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of the French Open tennis tournament.