Previewing The Sunday Shows
As Americans watch the celebration of the royal wedding in the United Kingdom and celebrities arrive in D.C. for the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, the weekend political affairs shows will address unresolved issues and the ever changing political environment as well as the tornado devastation in the South.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will be on NBC's "Meet the Press" to talk about the GOP's leading 2012 candidates as well as the GOP budget plan and the effect of the Tea Party on the general election. White House senior adviser David Axelrod, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) will have a conversation about the 2012 landscape and the effect that businessman Donald Trump (R) is having on it. Finally, Saturday Night Live's head writer and WHCA Dinner host Seth Meyers will talk about hosting the event.
On CBS' "Face the Nation," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is returning to the United States from Libya and will discuss the situations in the Middle East as well as politics at home. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) will provide an update on the destruction in Alabama. Following Bentley, moderator Bob Schieffer will talk about the rise of birtherism and racism with the roundtable.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will join ABC's "This Week" to address his controversial budget plan with host Christiane Amanpour.
On cable with CNN, Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) will talk about budget plans and former Bush Administration National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley and former Rep. Jane Harman (D-Calif.) will discuss security concerns.
On Fox News Sunday, as the 2012 Republican field takes shape, host Chris Wallace will talk to Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) about her role as a Tea Party favorite. Sens. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will discuss the prospect of several Democrats voting against the debt limit.
And on Sunday at 9 pm, CNN will air "Unthinkable: The Alzheimer's Epidemic" hosted by Larry King. King will be joined by people who have been impacted by Alzheimer's disease in their lives like former First Lady Laura Bush and son of President Ronald Reagan, Ron Reagan.
Get the full listings after the jump.