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On Sunday mornings we present a preview of the guests on the morning talk shows so you can choose which ones to watch or some do something more worth your time on a Sunday morning.
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The Sunday Talking Heads:
This Week with George Stephanopolis: The guests on Sunday’s “This Week” are: Incoming acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney; and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR).
The roundtable guests are: Otherwise unemployable former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ); Democratic strategist Donna Brazile; New York Times Washington Bureau Chief Elisabeth Bumiller; and National Review Editor Rich Lowry.
Face the Nation: Host Margaret Brennan’s guests are: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE); and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY).
Her panel guests are: Major Garrett, CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent; David Martin, CBS News National Security Correspondent; Jeff Pegues, CBS News Chief Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent; and Paula Reid, CBS News Correspondent.
Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: The guests on this week’s “MTP” are: Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL); Pat Toomey (R-PA); and former Obama Housing Secretary Julian Castro.
State of the Union with Jake Tapper: Mr. Tapper’s guests are: Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN); Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY); and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA).
His panel guests are: Democratic strategist Nina Turner; unemployable former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA); Democratic strategist Paul Begala; and conservative commentator Mary Katherine Ham.