Our presidential candidates are taking a break this Sunday, but their surrogates will still be out in force on the political talk shows this weekend. The best thing Drumpf's advisors could have told him to do after that fiasco at his golf course the other day was just to stop talking, but we all know that's not going to happen any time soon.
The man has some property to rent in Scotland, and by God he's going to plug it one way or the other, Brexit and potential economic meltdown be damned.
We'll see if any of the talking heads hold his surrogates' feet to the fire over the latest Trumpster fire masquerading as a presser, or if he gets a pass and it's blown over as just one more item on the list that they want to pretend doesn't matter because his supporters could care less if he's a know nothing buffoon and grifter of the highest order.
Here's the lineup for this weekend courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel (check your local listings for times and stations in your area):
UPDATED: Sen. Marco Rubio will discuss his change of mind in seeking re-election on "Face the Nation." The Florida Republican will be on the CBS show at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6.
A panel on Great Britain's exit from the European Union features David Ignatius of The Washington Post, Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics, David Rennie of The Economist and Rana Foroohar of Time. Anthony Salvanto of CBS News discusses Florida poll results. Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, is another guest. The political panel will be Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal, Tavis Smiley of PBS, Susan Page of USA Today and Mark Leibovich of New York Times Magazine.
Also on the Sunday morning guest list:
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., talks to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. Another guest is Paul Manafort, convention manager of the Trump campaign. The panel will be presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Kimberley Strassel of The Wall Street Journal, Helene Cooper of The New York Times and Chris Cillizza of The Washington Post.↓ Story continues below ↓
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talk to ABC's "This Week" at 10 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panel will be GOP strategist Alex Castellanos, Stephanie Cutter of Obama's 2012 campaign, Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren and Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University professor and author of "The Black Presidency."
Robby Mook, campaign manager of Hillary for America, is a guest on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a Trump supporter, talks to the program. The panel will be Brit Hume, George Will, Julie Pace of The Associated Press and Kirsten Powers of USA Today.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., are guests on "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. The panel will be former Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md.; former state Sen. Nina Turner, D-Ohio; former Gov. Jan Brewer, R-Ariz.; and former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, R-Va.
Stephen Miller, a Trump campaign policy adviser, talks to "Sunday Morning Futures" at 10 a.m. on Fox News Channel. Other guests are Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Jacqueline Kay Swinburne, member of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group. The panel will be GOP strategist Ed Rollins, Democratic strategist Jessica Tarlov and Steve Moore, economic adviser to Trump.
"Fareed Zakaria GPS" offers a panel on Great Britain and the European Union at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The guests are Anne Applebaum of The Washington Post, Zanny Minton Beddoes of The Economist and British historian and journalist Andrew Roberts. Other guests are Philip Gordon of the Council on Foreign Relations; Hamza Yusuf of Zaytuna College; and Andrew Solomon, professor of psychology at Columbia University and a contributor to The New Yorker.
Simon Rosenberg, president and founder of New Democratic Network, is a guest on "MediaBuzz" at 11 a.m. on Fox News Channel. The program also features Susan Ferrechio of The Washington Examiner, Caitlin Huey Burns of Real Clear Politics, Megan Murphy of Bloomberg, Lisa Boothe of The Washington Examiner, Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast and Katrina Pierson, Trump campaign spokeswoman.
Dan Rather is a guest on "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. on CNN. A panel on Trump features Angie Drobnic Holan of Politifact, David Zurawik of The Baltimore Sun, Katherine Mangu-Ward of Reason magazine and Jeffrey Lord, a Trump supporter. Other guests are Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif, who Periscoped the House sit-in on guns; Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times Co.; and Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Cosmopolitan.
"Inside Politics," at 8 a.m. on CNN, will feature Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Lisa Lerer of The Associated Press and Jeff Zeleny and Nia-Malika Henderson, both of CNN.