COMING UP ON “MEET THE PRESS” -- SUNDAY, JUNE 29
THIS SUNDAY: The interview that created headlines around the world this week -- David Gregory’s exclusive one-on-one conversation with former President Bill Clinton at the 2014 CGI America conference in Denver, CO. The country’s 42nd President weighs in on the conflict in Iraq, recent comments by Dick Cheney, legalizing marijuana, and what his role would be in a potential presidential campaign by his wife, Hillary.
Former President Bill Clinton
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THE REPUBLICAN RESPONSE: Reaction to Bill Clinton’s defense of Hillary’s “dead broke” comments. Plus: a fiery week for the GOP with House Speaker John Boehner’s threat to sue the President, the controversy with the IRS scandal and now missing emails, and the continued strife to fight off Tea Party candidates in primaries leading up to the midterm elections.
Reince Priebus Chair, Republican National Committee
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POLITICAL ROUNDTABLE: A narrow re-election win by GOP establishment Senator Thad Cochran in Mississippi; a new potential lawsuit from Speaker Boehner against President Obama, and big time Supreme Court decisions cap off a whirlwind of a week in politics.
Kathy Ruemmler Former White House Counsel
Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI)
Andrea Mitchell NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent
Nia-Malika Henderson National Political Reporter, The Washington Post
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-- NBC News political director and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd unveils an exclusive new poll showing the public perception of Hillary Clinton’s recent comments about wealth.
-- NBC News senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden gains rare access behind the scenes of a day in the west wing with Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett on the heels of this week’s White House Working Families Summit.
-- Highlights from this week’s 2014 CGI America panel on economic justice and social mobility. How does poverty impact mobility for American families? How can businesses take action to increase economic opportunity among low-income Americans? David moderates a discussion with former Pres. Bill Clinton, founding chairman of the Clinton Global Initiative; Carly Fiorina, Chairman and CEO of Carly Fiorina Enterprises and Chairman of Good360; Sara Horowitz, Founder and Executive Director of the Freelancers Union; Monty Moran, co-CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill; and Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation.
PROGRAMMING NOTE: The extended CGI America panel discussion will air on MSNBC this Sunday at 3pm ET.
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