Sunday shows preview: Trump, Haley battle it out for South Carolina

The upcoming South Carolina Republican presidential primary will likely be the focus of this week’s Sunday news shows.

The South Carolina Republican presidential primary will be held next Saturday, with former President Trump and former Palmetto Governor Nikki Haley facing off in Haley’s hometown. Despite Haley’s home state advantage in the primary, the Decision Desk Headquarters/The Hill polling average gave her 32.5% of the vote, more than a 30-point difference to her former boss’s 62.5%. It’s attached.

Sen. Tim Scott (RS.C.), a former Republican presidential primary candidate and Trump campaign surrogate, has appeared on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” “Fox News Sunday,” and CNN’s “State of the Union.” He is scheduled to appear on the show. on Sunday. Scott, who has faced speculation that Trump would choose him as his running mate, appeared alongside the former president at a rally in North Charleston, South Carolina, earlier this week. .

Haley recently used the Republican National Committee (RNC) to pay for legal fees during the former president’s multiple legal issues, and will continue to do so if she returns to office. I warned you that it would be.

“My biggest issue is I don’t want the RNC to become his legal defense fund,” Haley told CNN’s Caitlan Collins on Friday. “I don’t want the RNC to become his personal lawsuit piggy bank.”

Haley’s comments came after Trump was ordered on Friday to pay about $355 million in fines in a New York civil fraud case for inflating and underwriting business assets for tax and insurance benefits. There are also things.

Haley’s own representative, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R), will also appear on “Fox News Sunday,” and Haley herself will appear on ABC’s “This Week.”

Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio), who sparked controversy in Washington with his statement Wednesday about a “national security threat,” will appear on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday.

“Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released information to all Members of Congress regarding significant national security threats,” Turner said.

“We urge President Biden to declassify all information regarding this threat so that Congress, the Administration, and our allies can openly discuss the actions needed to address this threat.”

The threat was later revealed to be Russia’s development of an anti-satellite weapon, which House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana) said Thursday that Congress had known about for “weeks.” .

“This is an issue we’ve known about for several weeks. We requested a meeting with the president. I did, and we did so in writing in January,” Johnson said. He spoke at a press conference.

Congress is also fighting over aid to Ukraine in the face of the Russian threat, with the Senate already passing a $95 billion emergency defense spending bill on Tuesday that would send $60 billion to Ukraine. However, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana) said he would not go to the full House for a vote.

Below is the complete list of guests scheduled to appear on this Sunday’s talk show.

ABC’s “This Week” — Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Republican presidential candidate. Governor Josh Shapiro (Democrat of Pennsylvania)

NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). Congressman Mike Turner (R-Ohio).

CBS’s “Face the Nation”— Sen. Tim Scott (RS.C.), Sen. Lindsey Graham (RS.C.). Congressman James Clyburn (DS.C.).

CNN’s “State of the Union” — Scott; Sen. Joe Manchin (D-Virginia). Former Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.).

“Fox News Sunday” — Scott; Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colorado). Governor Chris Sununu (RN.H.)

FOX News “Sunday Morning Special” — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). George Papadopoulos, former Trump campaign aide. Lara Trump, host of “The Right View Podcast.” Congressman Michael Walz (R-Florida).

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