That primal scream you hear is me yelling to the universe,
Hillary Clinton was right about everything.
So now, we have in black and white, in the nation's "paper of record," reporting that not only is Russia being investigated for interfering in our election and whether the Trump campaign conspired with them, but whether Donald Trump himself has been functioning as a Russian agent from the beginning. The media, too lazy to actually do journalism (because, let's face it, all the stuff that was out in the public sphere--changing the RNC platform to benefit Russia, Jared trying to establish a non-American-based back channel to Russia immediately, giving the Russian ambassador classified information in the Oval Office, the private Helsinki meeting, surprising our Defense Department by stating we were pulling out of Syria, et al., was pretty obvious prima facie case that he was on Putin's payroll) decided to normalize this president and gas light Americans just as much as the Trump administration has.
So today is their opportunity. Today they can hold politicians accountable.
It's not hyperbole to say that national security is at great risk if the Fourth Estate does not do their job. We need to have these lawmakers and influences state once and for all: what loyalties to they hold: to America or to Trump and Russia?
What do you think will happen?
ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La.; John Delaney, Democratic candidate for president. Panel: Jonathan Karl of ABC News; former Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J.; former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.; Alicia Menendez, co-host of PBS’ “Amanpour & Company”; National Review Executive Editor Reihan Salam.
NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Ted Cruz, R-Tx; Michael Schmidt of The New York Times; Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare editor-in-chief. Panel: Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher, Republican strategist Al Cardenas, Carol Lee of NBC News and Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal.
CBS' "Face the Nation" — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.; former Obama housing chief Julian Castro, Democratic candidate for president; Jeh Johnson, former Secretary of Homeland Security. Panel: Michael Crowley of Politico, Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic and David Nakamura and Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post.
CNN's "State of the Union" — Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis.; New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Panel: former Congressman Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill.; S.E. Cupp; Karen Finney; and Scott Jennings, former special assistant to President George W. Bush.
CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" — Martin Indyk of the Council on Foreign Relations; Tarek Masoud, professor of public policy and Sultan of Oman professor of international relations; Robin Wright of The New Yorker; Elizabeth Goitein, co-director, liberty & national security program, Brennan Center for Justice; John Yoo, professor of law, University of California Berkeley School of Law; Obiageli Ezekwesili, women’s rights activist and Nigerian presidential candidate.
CNN's "Reliable Sources" — Shutdown panel: Katie Rogers of The New York Times, Gabby Orr of Politico and Carl Bernstein, CNN political analyst. Indira Lakshmanan, executive editor, Pulitzer Center; Mark Lukasiewicz, dean, Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University; Joanne Lipman, author of “That's What She Said” and former editor in chief at USA Today; Oliver Darcy of CNN.
"Fox News Sunday" — Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Chris Coons, D-Del. Panel: Karl Rove, former Bush White House senior adviser; Josh Holmes, former chief of staff to Sen. Mitch McConnell; Jane Harman, president of Woodrow Wilson Center and former congresswoman; and Juan Williams.
So, what's catching your eye this morning?