Ongoing tensions over a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Republican National Committee’s recent censure of two GOP lawmakers are expected to dominate this week’s Sunday show circuit.

President Bidenwarned Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinUS, allies warn time running out for diplomacy with RussiaUS orders evacuation of embassy in Kyiv amid threat of Russian invasion Overnight Defense & National Security WH: Russia could invade Ukraine ‘any day’MORE on the phone Saturday that Russia would face “swift and severe costs” if it chooses to invade Ukraine.

This comes after White House national security adviser Jake SullivanJake SullivanOvernight Defense & National Security WH: Russia could invade Ukraine ‘any day’Five things to know as US warns Russia could invade Ukraine ‘any day now’Nonprofit involved in Afghan evacuations prepares for rescue operations in UkraineMORE on Friday told reporters that “the Russians are in a position to be able to mount a major military action in Ukraine any day.”


“It could begin any day now, and it could occur before the Olympics have ended,” Sullivan said. The Beijing Olympics are scheduled to end on Feb. 20.

Sullivan is scheduled to appear on CBS’s “Face the Nation” and CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. Pentagon Press Secretary John KirbyJohn KirbyTaliban detains journalists working with UN in AfghanistanPentagon under fire for blocking journalist embeds around UkraineUS fighter jets land in PolandMORE is set to appear on “Fox News Sunday.”

Tensions surrounding the Republican National Committee’s censure of Republican Reps. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyKlobuchar on 2 GOP lawmakers censured: ‘To me, they’ve been patriots’Kinzinger says ‘Nothing surprises me anymore’ after RNC censures him GOP divisions delight discouraged DemocratsMORE (Wyo.) and Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerKlobuchar on 2 GOP lawmakers censured: ‘To me, they’ve been patriots’Kinzinger says ‘Nothing surprises me anymore’ after RNC censures him GOP divisions delight discouraged DemocratsMORE (Ill.) earlier this month are also expected to be discussed on this week’s Sunday talk show circuit.

On Feb. 4, the RNC voted to formally censure the lawmakers for their criticism of former President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWisconsin Supreme Court allows ballot boxes to be banned for April electionOn The Money: Border blockade hits US economyOvernight Health Care  COVID-19 vaccine for young kids delayed MORE and their service on the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiStock ban faces steep hurdles despite growing support This week’s must-watch moments on Capitol Hill Pelosi extends House proxy voting until March 30MORE (D-Calif.), who will appear on ABC’s “This Week,” criticized the committee’s apparent use of the phrase “legitimate political discourse” to describe the Jan. 6 attack in the censure resolution.

You’ve heard me say again and again that the Republicans seem to be having a limbo contest with themselves to see how low they can go,” she said on Wednesday. “They seem to have reached rock bottom with their statement that what happened on Jan. 6 was normal political discourse.”

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHillicon Valley Panel advances controversial tech billSenate passes bill ending forced arbitration in sexual misconduct casesSenate panel advances controversial bill aimed at protecting children onlineMORE (R-S.C.), who will also appear on ABC’s “This Week,” said the GOP was headed in the “wrong direction” when not talking about taking back control of Congress, Politico reported.

Sen. Bill CassidyBill CassidyBipartisan group of lawmakers introduce coastal resilience legislationEnergy panel Republicans grill Biden Interior nominee on leasing in rare second hearingPress: Clubbing cops is not ‘legitimate political discourse’MORE (R.-La.), one of seven Republican senators who voted to convict Trump following the Jan. 6 attack, questioned the RNC’s move to censure Cheney and Kinzinger. 

“The RNC is censuring Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger because they are trying to find out what happened on January 6th,” Cassidy wrote in a tweet. “HUH?”

Cassidy is set to appear on “Fox News Sunday.”

Kinzinger, who is scheduled to appear on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” said when asked about the censure this week  that “nothing surprises me anymore,” but added that he was “saddened.”

“I’ve been a member of the Republican Party before Donald Trump entered the field,” he had previously said in a statement about the RNC’s move. “My values and core beliefs remain the same and have not wavered. I’m a conservative who believes in truth, freedom, and upholding the Constitution of the United States.” 

Below is the full list of guests scheduled to appear on this weeks Sunday talk shows:

ABCs This Week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.

NBCs Meet the Press Preempted by coverage of the Winter Olympics.

CBSs Face the Nation” National security adviser Jake Sullivan; Gov. Phil MurphyPhil MurphyOvernight Health Care  White House under pressure over masks White House faces new pressure to back lifting mask rulesHere are the states that are lifting their indoor mask mandatesMORE, D-N.J.; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; Mary Daly, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

CNNs State of the Union Sullivan; Gov. Larry HoganLarry HoganThe Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Americans struggle with soaring pricesHogan calls for end to statewide school mask mandateGOP falters in effort to recruit star governors for SenateMORE, R-Md.

Fox News Sunday Pentagon press secretary John Kirby; Gov. Jared PolisJared Schutz PolisDemocrats eager to fill power vacuum after Pelosi exitColorado trucker’s case provides pathways to revive pardon powerBiden addresses Coloradans after wildfires: ‘Incredible courage and resolve’MORE, D-Colo.; Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La.

Fox News Channels “Sunday Morning Futures” Rep. Mike TurnerMichael Ray TurnerLobbying worldGOP faces divisions over siding with Ukraine against RussiaHouse GOP members introduce legislation targeting Russia over UkraineMORE (R-Ohio); Virginia Lt. Gov Winsome Sears (R); Sen. Roger MarshallRoger W. MarshallOvernight Energy & Environment EPA advisers back tighter soot standardsAgriculture Department to put billion toward climate-friendly farmingSwalwell slams House Republican for touting funding in bill she voted downMORE (R-Kan.); former Georgia Sen. David PerdueDavid PerdueGOP falters in effort to recruit star governors for SenateKemp looks to make masking optional in Georgia schoolsGOP governor’s group launches ad for Kemp against Trump-backed primary challengeMORE (R), Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate