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The scandal surrounding Veterans Affairs hospitals - leading to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki - dominates the lineup on Sunday talk shows.
Other topics include President Obama's new climate change plan and his foreign policy approach.
Obama accepted Shinseki's resignation Friday amid reports that long wait times at VA facilities may have contributed to the deaths of patients and that officials may have altered reports to cover up the lengths of wait times.
The Sunday lineup:
â?¢ NBC's Meet the Press features Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., a veteran, and Paul Rieckhoff, founder and CEO of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. The VA problems also figure as a topic with another Meet the Press guest, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg.
â?¢ CBS' Face the Nation will include interviews with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., a frequent critic of the VA; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who chairs the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee; and Robert E. Wallace, executive director of the VFW.
â?¢ Fox News Sunday has Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs; Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who has been involved in veterans' issues; Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus; and Sam Foote, a VA whistle-blower.
â?¢ CNN's State of the Union interviews national security adviser Susan Rice days after a foreign policy address by Obama in which he stressed the role of global alliance. Rice will likely discuss Obama's trip this week to Poland, Brussels and France. The president and European allies are scheduled to discuss ways to confront Russian aggression in Ukraine. CNN will also feature Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., who chairs the House Intelligence Committee.
â?¢ ABC's This Week also talks to Rice and plans a segment on the Obama administration's new climate change plan with Frances Beinecke, president of the National Resources Defense Council, and Hal Quinn, president and CEO of the National Mining Association. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, may be asked about the new carbon emission restrictions when he appears on the ABC program. On Monday, officials will formally announce new restrictions on carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. Business groups oppose the regulations, saying they would cut economic growth and cost jobs.
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