Sunday morning talk shows

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Conway: 'That's Not Altered. That's Sped Up'

And more around the Sunday dial

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway may have cleared up whether President Trump knows acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker—after Trump called Whitaker "a great guy" in October, made him acting AG last week, and claimed not to know him Friday , the Washington Post reports. "The president does know Matt Whitaker, has... More »

Nate Silver: Here's What I See

And more talk around the Sunday dial

(Newser) - FiveThirtyEight forecaster Nate Silver has made his election prediction perfectly clear—more or less. "So in the House we have Democrats with about a 4 in 5 chance of winning," he says on ABC's This Week, per ABC News . But he adds that "polls aren't... More »

Pittsburgh Mayor to Trump: No Way

Bill Peduto resists the idea that houses of worship need armed guards

(Newser) - President Trump's answer to the mass murder Saturday at a Pittsburgh synagogue: They needed armed guards . Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's response: Not so fast. "I don't think that the answer to this problem is solved by having our synagogues, mosques and churches filled with armed guards... More »

Rand Paul Has a Plan for the Saudi Crown Prince

And other comments around the Sunday dial

(Newser) - Sen. Rand Paul unloaded Sunday on Saudi Arabia and said the nation's leader should be shown the exit door, per Fox News . "I think it's insulting to anyone who’s analyzing this with any kind of intelligent background to think that, oh, a fistfight led to a... More »

Bernie: 'It's Just Hard to Believe'

And other strong remarks around the Sunday dial

(Newser) - On ABC's This Week, White House adviser Larry Kudlow questioned the latest UN climate report —and Sen. Bernie Sander's wasn't letting it go. "The comments ... that Larry Kudlow made are so irresponsible, so dangerous that it's just hard to believe that a leading government... More »

Collins: Christine Ford Believes It, But I Don't

And more around the Sunday morning talk shows

(Newser) - Christine Blasey Ford has a decent memory for sexual assault but a bad memory for faces, at least according to Sen. Susan Collins. "I found Dr. Ford's testimony to be heart-wrenching, painful, compelling, and I believe that she believes what she testified to," says Collins on CNN'... More »

Lawmaker: We're Hearing 'Reports' About FBI Probe

Brett Kavanaugh gets top billing on the Sunday talk shows

(Newser) - First came the fiercely partisan hearings . Now, the FBI probe : "What we are hearing are reports that they are trying to limit this," says Sen. Amy Klobuchar on CNN's State of the Union about reports that President Trump is trying to limit the FBI investigation into Brett... More »

Kellyanne Conway Says She Was Sexually Assaulted

Presidential counselor says 'let's not compare Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby' to Kavanaugh allegations

(Newser) - Kellyanne Conway's boss has taken no small amount of heat over his Supreme Court nominee, but the presidential counselor gave her perspective on Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against Brett Kavanaugh some deeper context on Sunday. "I feel very empathetic for victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and... More »

Lindsey Graham: 'I Feel Sorry for Her'

The senator airs his feelings on Brett Kavanaugh's accuser

(Newser) - Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Sen. Lindsey Graham describes the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault as a victim of the Democrats: "I want to listen to Dr. [Christine] Ford. I feel sorry for her," he says, per Fox News . "I think she's being used... More »

FEMA Chief: 'You Can't Blame Spousal Abuse After a Disaster'

Brock Long also responds to the "extra" Puerto Rico deaths

(Newser) - Embattled FEMA Administrator Brock Long made a side remark on the Sunday talkies that kinda outshone the main conversation, the Hill reports. Suggesting that the reported 3,000 extra Puerto Rico deaths —a number President Trump is heavily disputing —may have been byproducts of Hurricane Maria beyond anyone'... More »

Mike Pence: 'Why Would We' Use the 25th Amendment?

The vice president also offers to take a lie-detector test

(Newser) - Think Vice President Pence penned the anonymous New York Times op-ed that set Washington on fire this week? Well, he's willing to take a lie-detector test: "I would agree to take it in a heartbeat and would submit to any review the administration wanted to do," he... More »

Hillary Clinton: Here's What McCain Found 'Heartbreaking'

And other thoughts around the Sunday talk show dial

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton appeared on NBC's Meet the Press with praise for her longtime colleague and political rival, the late Sen. John McCain—who "really understood in the marrow of his bones what it meant to be an American," she says, per the Hill . "He knew that... More »

Giuliani: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

And more around the Sunday talk show dial

(Newser) - There's a reason President Trump hasn't sat down yet for an interview with Robert Mueller, says Rudy Giuliani—and it's all about "truth." The president's personal lawyer in the Russia probe dueled with anchor Chuck Todd over a clear definition of the word Sunday... More »

GOP Strategist: Trump's an 'Anchor Around Your Neck'

And the president's attorney Jay Sekulow defends his "witch hunt" tweet

(Newser) - A Republican strategist had harsh words Sunday for GOP candidates who take their pro-Trump primary message into this year's general elections, the Hill reports. "Now you come out ... from the 'Trump church' in the Republican primary with a big Trump halo," says Mike Murphy on NBC'... More »

GOP Senator on Latest Trump Threat: 'Let's Hope Not'

Ron Johnson pushes back over possible government shutdown

(Newser) - With President Trump tweeting about a possible government shutdown, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson appeared Sunday on CBS's Face the Nation with a little pushback: "I certainly don't like playing shutdown politics," he says, per the Hill . "I don't think it'd be helpful, so... More »

John Kerry Uses Words Like 'Disgraceful' and 'Dangerous'

Carter Page and Nicaragua also light up the Sunday dial

(Newser) - John Kerry took a hard line Sunday in describing President Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week, Politico reports. Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation, Kerry called the private, unrecorded sit-down "one of the most disgraceful, remarkable moments of kowtowing to a foreign leader by an... More »

Bolton Skips Talk Show as Trump Punishes CNN

But he does appear on ABC to talk Putin

(Newser) - John Bolton grabbed headlines Sunday for appearing and not appearing on morning talk shows. The White House nixed his planned appearance on CNN's State of the Union after President Trump apparently felt disrespected by a CNN journalist Friday, Bloomberg reports. "Actually a @CNN reporter disrespected @POTUS & PM... More »

Giuliani: Mueller Probe Is Totally 'Corrupt'

North Korea and Trump's upcoming Supreme Court pick also heat up the Sunday dial

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani continued knocking special counsel Robert Mueller on Sunday, calling his probe "the most corrupt investigation I have ever seen." Short on specific evidence, President Trump's lawyer didn't hold back: "We can't find an incriminating anything, and we need a basis for this... More »

Surprise Dem Nominee: 'I'm Not Trying to Impose an Ideology'

The Supreme Court, North Korea, and tax reform also sizzle on Sunday talk shows

(Newser) - So just who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? The Democratic congressional nominee—who stunned incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the Democratic primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District—appeared Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press in part, it seems, to answer that question, per Politico . "It’s part of... More »

Barbara Lee: 'When You See It in Person It's Horrific'

The family-separation policy takes center stage on Sunday talk shows

(Newser) - While US officials scrambled to rectify the migrant-separation policy and heated discussions erupted at the White House, immigration talk heated up the Sunday dial. "It was heart-wrenching. The images that we seen on the media really speak volumes to what’s taking place but when you see it in... More »

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