Sunday shows to focus on national security

Lawmakers from both parties will appear on the Sunday shows as the Obama administration weighs taking military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria.

The lawmakers are also likely to be asked about Russia’s repeated incursions into Ukraine.

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinDems urge Obama to release info on Russian links to DNC hack Hotel lobby cheers scrutiny on Airbnb GOP platform attempts middle ground on encryption debate MORE (D-Calif.) will appear on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to discuss the threat posed by ISIS, while her House counterpart, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) will go on “Fox News Sunday.”

Meanwhile, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (Md.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence panel, will appear on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” 

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sen. Robert MenendezRobert MenendezTim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense GMO labeling bill advances in the Senate over Dem objections Overnight Finance: Trump threatens NAFTA withdrawal | Senate poised for crucial Puerto Rico vote | Ryan calls for UK trade deal | Senate Dems block Zika funding deal MORE (D-N.J), on a trip to Estonia, Poland, and Ukraine, goes on CNN’s “State of the Union” to weigh in on Russia’s aggressive posture toward Kiev.

 Here's the lineup:

NBC's "Meet the Press": Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) will talk about ISIS as the White House considers taking military action against fighters with the group operating in Syria.

CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. John McCainJohn McCainFULL SPEECH: Tim Kaine accepts Democratic VP nomination Retired admiral: It would be a disaster if Trump were the face of the U.S. Panetta's Trump attack thrown off course MORE (R-Ariz.) will discuss ISIS as well. McCain, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, believes the president should move faster to confront the group with a military response.

Rep. Adam SmithAdam SmithThe case for moral capitalism Armed Services leaders encouraged after first conference meeting Dems urge treaty ratification after South China Sea ruling MORE (D-Wash.), the ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, will also discuss the topic. 

CNN's "State of the Union": Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-N.J) will appear via video from Kiev to discuss Moscow’s recent moves against Ukraine.

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Calif.) the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will also weigh in.

Former Rep. Tom Delay (R-Texas) will address the indictment against Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R). 

“Fox News Sunday”: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) will appear to talk about the latest developments on ISIS.

ABC’s “This Week”: “Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) and former New Mexico governor and presidential candidate Bill Richardson will analyze the latest threat warnings over ISIS.

 

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