Politics The Shows: Sunday listings for April 4, 2021
Pope on pandemic's second year: Weariness, economic hardship
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Celebrating Palm Sunday Mass for a second time in the pandemic without crowds of faithful, Pope Francis said while shock dominated the first year of the COVID-19 health emergency, now people are more weary, with the economic crisis growing heavier. Traditionally, the pope leads a Palm Sunday procession through St. Peter’s Square in front of tens of thousands of pilgrims and tourists clutching olive branches and braided palms before celebrating an outdoor Mass.
ABC “This Week”: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg … Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.). Panel: Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel, Sarah Isgur and Yvette Simpson.
FOX “Fox News Sunday”: NEC Director Brian Deese … Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) … Michael Osterholm. Panel: Doug Heye, Kristin Soltis Anderson and Juan Williams. Power Player: Barry Black.
MSNBC “The Sunday Show”: Philonise Floyd … Benjamin Crump … Martin Luther King III … Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.) … Maya MacGuineas … Andrea Jenkins … David Henderson.
CBS “Face the Nation”: CEA Chair Cecilia Rouse … Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.) … Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez … Seth Berkley … Norma Pimentel … Scott Gottlieb.
Capitol Police officer, suspect dead after driving into barrier: What we know
One Capitol Police officer has died and another is hospitalized after Noah Green allegedly drove his car into a barrier outside the Capitol.The incident triggered a lockdown of the Capitol complex while both chambers were out of session and most lawmakers in their home districts, and came nearly three months after the Capitol Building was under attack by a mob of mostly Donald Trump supporters in the deadly Jan. 6 riot.
CNN “State of the Union”: Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm … Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) … Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves … Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).
CNN “Inside Politics”: Lauren Fox, Ryan Lizza and Catherine Rampell … Ken Frazier … Ken Chenault … Kizzmekia Corbett.
NBC “Meet The Press”: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg … Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) … Michael Osterholm. Panel: Yamiche Alcindor, María Teresa Kumar, Rich Lowry and Amy Walter.
Gray TV “Full Court Press”: Gene Smith … Tom McMillen … Karen Weaver.
MSNBC “PoliticsNation”: Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) … Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) … Ray McGuire.
Fox News “Sunday Morning Futures”: Texas A.G. Ken Paxton … Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) … Chad Wolf … Candace Owens.
MSNBC “American Voices”: Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.) … Hassan Ahmad … Marilyn Mosby.
Fox News “MediaBuzz”: Liz Claman … Griff Jenkins … Kat Timpf … Glenn Greenwald … Hogan Gidley.
MSNBC “The Mehdi Hasan Show”: Zeynep Tufekci … Cornel West.
MSNBC “The Week”: Anthea Butler.
CNN “Fareed Zakaria GPS”: Peter Daszak … Niall Ferguson and Jon Meacham … Melissa Eddy.
CNN “Reliable Sources”: Sara Sidner and Kethevane Gorjestani … Jim Acosta and Annie Karni … Abigail Tracy and David Zurawik … Derek Thompson.
Sunday shows - Infrastructure dominates .
President Biden's infrastructure package dominated the political talk shows Sunday morning, with multiple Cabinet members saying he is open to negotiation on the legislation.Elements of the measure that are not traditionally thought of as infrastructure were also in the spotlight.Read The Hill's complete coverage below.Buttigieg: Biden will have 'open mind' toward changes to infrastructure billBy JOHN BOWDEN Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that President Biden would have an "open mind" toward changes to the size and funding of his infrastructure blueprint, but would that he would not accept inaction.