Jun 16 2019

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview EditionPondering 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” are: Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos’ exclusive interview with Donald Trump; and Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl speaks exclusively with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

The roundtable guests are: ABC News Political Director Rick Klein; former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ); Democratic strategist Stefanie Brown James; and Associated Press Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace.

Face the Nation: Host Margaret Brennan’s guests are: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR); Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA); South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg (D); and CBS News Elections & Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto

Her panel guests are:

  • Amy Walter, Cook Political Report; CBS News Political Contributor Leslie Sanchez; and Antjuan Seawright, Democratic Strategist.


Meet the Press with Chuck Todd: The guests on this week’s “MTP” are: South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg (D); and House Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA).

The panel guests are: Helene Cooper, New York Times Pentagon correspondent; Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine; Danielle Pletka, American Enterprise Institute; and George Will, Washington Post columnist.

State of the Union with Jake Tapper: Mr. Tapper’s guests are: Democratic 2020 hopefuls South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX)

His panel guests are: Democratic strategist Karen Finney; otherwise unemployable former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA); Conservative commentator Amanda Carpenter; and former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI).