Jun 03 2018

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

Pondering the Punditsis an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important.

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” is: President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.

ABC News Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) discuss the latest in the Mueller investigation, and the president’s use of his pardon power.

Former Trump Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Tom Bossert; former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson; and former CIA Senior Analyst Sue Mi Terry discuss the nuclear summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.

The roundtable guests are: ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl; Republican Strategist Sara Fagen; Democratic Strategist  Karen Finney; Open Society Foundations President Patrick Gaspard; and Former House Speaker Nveewt Gingrich.

Face the Nation: Host Margaret Brennan’s guests are: Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich; and Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX).

Ms. Brennan will discuss the latest news on the North Korea summit with Dr. Jung Pak, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former senior CIA analyst ; Amb. Robert Gallucci, chairman of the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University and former top Clinton administration negotiator with Pyongyang.

Her panel guests are: Susan Page, USA Today; Ed O’Keefe , CBS News; Michael Crowley, Politico; and  David Nakamura, The Washington Post.

Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: The guests on this week’s “MTP” are: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; and President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.

The panel guests are: NBC commentator Katy Tur; Joshua Johnson, NPR; Rich Lowrey, National Review; and Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal.

State of the Union with Jake Tapper: Mr. Tapper’s guests are: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA); and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland; and former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara.

His panel guests are: Democratic strategist Karine Jean-Pierre; former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA); Democratic strategist Bakari Sellers; and Conservative commentator Linda Chavez.