Rep. Mike Rogers (R) Michigan said Sunday that the NSA is not listening to calls without a court order/warrant.
The White House will boost support for rebel groups after Syria crossed a “red line” by using chemical weapons. Republicans want more decisive action. We’ll look at the game plan for U.S. involvement in Syria with two key decision makers: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) and an exclusive interview with Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ).
Then, our political panel on the remaining hurdles to immigration reform with Peter Baker of “The New York Times,” Nia-Malika Henderson of “The Washington Post,” Ray Suarez of PBS’ “The NewsHour” and A.B. Stoddard from “The Hill” newspaper.
Plus, an update on those elusive IRS transcripts we were promised.
Sunday 9a & 12p ET
Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) talk ongoing sequestration talks, presidential nominees, and drones.
The President takes his push for gun control, jobs and universal preschool to the people and away from the gridlock in the Capitol. Can Democrats in the Senate help push his political laundry list? John Boehner says the ball is in their court. We’ll talk to the President’s man on Capitol Hill, New York Senator Chuck Schumer.
From nominees to the budget, Republicans are angling for a fight. Are they overplaying their hand? We’ll ask Republican Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming.
And dire warnings if the sequester goes through, just 11 days from now. Can Congress agree to a plan to avoid the cuts, while still fighting over gun control, immigration and the president’s nominees? We have Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island, and Intelligence Committee Chairman, Michigan Congressman Mike Rogers.
Congress goes on an extended holiday with a looming deadline. That and more with our political roundtable: Former Republican Congressman Steven LaTourette, former Biden chief of staffRon Klain, Jeff Zeleny from the New York Times, and C-N-N Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash.
Watch it Sunday 9am and noon ET.
Rep. Mike Rogers said the attacks on the U.S. embassy in Libya were "designed" to kill the face of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.
Another jam-packed show this week. Leading off, the now-former Republican presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich talked to Candy about his victorious opponent, Mitt Romney and how he plans to help him in his general election campaign. He also discussed Tuesday's Indiana GOP Senate primary. Former Republican Virginia Congressman, Tom Davis and Ohio’s former governor, Democrat Ted Strickland joined Candy to discuss the politics of the crucial battleground states. Following their meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Candy talked to Rep. Mike Rogers and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the heads of the House and Senate Intelligence committees about the challenges the United States still faces in Afghanistan. Finally, National Journal correspondent Major Garrett and economists Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin dissected the April unemployment numbers and their impact on the 2012 campaign.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Mike Rogers weigh in on the future of Afghanistan as Afghan troops prepare to take the lead.
FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER NEWT GINGRICH; how fiercely will he fight to get his one-time rival Mitt Romney elected president? Also, will the Tea Party flex its muscles in Tuesday’s Indiana GOP Senate primary?
President Obama’s Strategic Partnership Agreement with Afghan President Karzai relies on Afghan Security Forces taking the lead; will they be ready? And what’s the United States fall-back plan? We’ll talk to the leaders of Congress’s Intelligence committees, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI); they’ve just returned from Afghanistan.
And then, the newly released jobs numbers paint a picture of a staggering economy. The unemployment rate fell, but the pace of hiring did too; and many workers dropped out of the labor force. What does it mean for the 2012 race and President Obama’s approval? National Journal’s Major Garrett and budget experts Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Alice Rivlin weigh in.
Tune in Sunday at 9 a.m. & NOON ET.
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger (D) Maryland and Rep. Mike Rogers (R) Michigan, assess the unrest in Syria and around the world.
An exclusive interview with Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky). He’ll weigh in on the blame game over rising gas prices and what president Obama’s improving poll numbers mean for campaign 2012.
Then, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) on his Republican-backed budget, his decision to endorse Mitt Romney, and Tuesday’s Republican Primary in Wisconsin.
It promises to be a great show. Tune in Sunday at 9AM & NOON ET.