Presidential politics will dominate the Sunday talk shows as the leading candidates are scheduled to make their pitches for their party’s nomination.
Days after Republican rivals took shots at frontrunnerDonald Trump, they’ll take to the shows to try to make up ground in the polls.
Trump will be making the rounds at several shows, talking about the debate and an exchange at a town hall meeting in which he failed to correct a man who calledPresident Obama a Muslim.
Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton, the leader among Democrats, will make her first Sunday talk show appearance in nearly four years.
• Meet the Press: Trump appears on the NBC show and will be joined by Republican rivals Ben Carson and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Jamie Diamon, the CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase, will also talk Trump, China and the 2016 campaign.
• CNN’s State of the Union: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be joined by fellow presidential hopeful Kasich. Trump, too, is scheduled to drop by.
• Fox News Sunday: Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett Packard CEO who performed well by most accounts during last week’s debate and has been gaining ground in polls, will be interviewed. The U.S. visit of Pope Francis will be previewed by the Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, and Father Thomas Rosica.
• ABC’s This Week: Trump will be appear with another GOP contender, FloridaSenator Marco Rubio.
• CBS’ Face the Nation: Hillary Clinton will be interviewed. That show will also feature an appearance by Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, another Republican hopeful.
• WUSA9 Capital Download: USA TODAY’S Susan Page and WUSA’s Derek McGintywill interview David O’ Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the United States, and Ben Domenech, publisher of TheFederalist.com. Their political roundtable will feature Jeff Mason of Reuters and Janet Hook of The Wall Street Journal.