Sunday shows: 5 clips you missed

Chris Wallace grills Eric Cantor on the attempts to repeal Obamacare, and more from the Sunday shows

By Jillian Rayfield
August 4, 2013 9:50PM (UTC)
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In case you missed it, here are the video highlights from this week’s Sunday shows:

On "Fox News Sunday," Chris Wallace asked House Majority Leader Eric Cantor about the several dozen failed House Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare, wondering, "Is this the best time to spend your time, passing bills that won’t become law?”:

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On NBC's "Meet the Press," Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., discussed the  U.S. decision to close over two dozen embassies abroad due to terrorist threats, saying that the "chatter" is "very reminiscent of what we saw pre-9/11":

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., also weighed in on the terror threats on ABC's "This Week," but dismissed a theory that the Obama White House had issued the warning to bolster its case for the NSA's phone surveillance program. “It’s absolutely crazy to say there’s any conspiracy here,” he said. Skip to the 4:15 mark:

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Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., said on "Fox News Sunday" that "as far as Congress is concerned, [Edward Snowden is] a whistleblower." Watch, via Mediaite

On "Meet the Press," Rick Santorum said he'd be "open" to another bid for president in 2016. Skip to the 11:40 mark:

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Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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