State of the Union with Jake Tapper

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

Episode Date
Interview with Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the Russia investigation; Interview with Texas Senate Candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke on families separated at the border; State of the Cartoonion: Trump/Kim blockbusters
00:39:05
First, Jake talks with the President's lawyer Rudy Giuliani about the Washington Post's new reporting that Trump confidant Roger Stone met with a Russian national offering dirt on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign and if the President is considering anyone connected to the Russia investigation. Then, Jake is joined by Texas Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke from the Mexican border to discuss the Trump administration's separation of migrant families. Next, our panel of Ana Navarro, Jennifer Granholm, Rick Santorum, and Rep. Gregory Meeks discuss the President's immigration policy and the state of the Republican party. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, after the White House produced a fake movie trailer for Trump and Kim, Jake imagines how they might look in some of our favorite films. via Knit
Jun 17, 2018
Interview with Larry Kudlow on the President's G7 feud; Senator Dianne Feinstein on North Korea and Immigration; State of the Cartoonion: Celebrity Apprentice Pardon Edition
00:42:41
First, Jake sits down with White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow about the President's trip to the G7 conference in Canada and the burgeoning feud between Trump and Trudeau. Then, California Senator Dianne Feinstein joins Jake to discuss the President's trip to Canada, his upcoming North Korea summit and immigration. Next, our panel of David Urban, Karine Jean-Pierre, S.E. Cupp, and Paul Begala discuss the Trump-Trudeau feud, the President's conduct on the world stage, and the upcoming North Korea summit. Then, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake imagines the Celebrity Apprentice... pardon edition. via Knit
Jun 10, 2018
Interview with former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Trump lawyer memo: Interview with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy; Interview with Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland
00:42:57
First, Dana Bash speaks with CNN senior legal analyst Preet Bharara about the recently released memo from Trump's legal team and the President's pardon powers. Then, Dana talks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy about the claims made by the President's legal team and this weeks bombshell tariffs. next, Dana speaks with the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Christia Freeland about President Trump's tariffs on her country and where the Canada-U.S. relationship goes from here. Finally, the panel of Rick Santorum, Karine Jean-Pierre, Bakari Sellers and Linda Chavez discuss the ongoing culture wars and President Obama's legacy on race. via Knit
Jun 03, 2018
Interview with Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani; Interview with James Clapper; State of the Cartoonion: Kim Jong Un taking Trump 101
00:40:57
First, Dana Bash speaks to President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani about the special counsel investigation. Next, James Clapper joins Dana to discuss Giuliani calling him a "clown" and the potential North Korea summit. Then, our panel of Rick Santorum, Patti Solis Doyle, Bill Kristol and Nina Turner talk about President Trump's policy of separating families at the border. Finally, this week's the State of the Cartoonion on how Kim Jong Un may be preparing for a summit with President Trump. via Knit
May 27, 2018
Interview with Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick; Interview with Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner; Interview with Jack Kennedy Schlossberg
00:39:35
First, Jake sits down with Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to discuss the Santa Fe high school shooting and what steps should be taken to prevent another shooting. Next, Sen. Mark Warner joins Jake to talk about gun control and the Russia investigation. Then, our panel of David Urban, Jennifer Granholm, Linda Chavez and Rep. Robin Kelly discuss gun control policy and the GOP revolt over immigration. Finally, Jake sits down with Jack Kennedy Schlossberg to talk about awarding Mayor Mitch Landrieu the "Profile in Courage" award and his grandfather's legacy. via Knit
May 20, 2018
Interview with National Security Adviser John Bolton; Interview Senator Bernie Sanders; Mother's Day advice from former first ladies
00:39:17
First, Jake sits down with National Security Adviser John Bolton to discuss the President's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, the President's preparation for his meeting with Kim Jong Un, and the controversy over a White House staffer's comments about John McCain. Then, Senator Bernie Sanders responds to Bolton, talks about the Trump administration's immigration policy, and discusses his plans for 2020. Then our panel of Rep. Val Demings, Amanda Carpenter, Michael Caputo, and Jeff Weaver discuss the White House's refusal to apologize for a staffer's controversial McCain remarks. Finally, Jake takes a look at what Mother's Day advice Melania can take from former first ladies. via Knit
May 13, 2018
Interview with White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway on White House credibility; Interview with top Republican Senator Roy Blunt; Interview with top House Intelligence Democrat Adam Schiff; State of the Cartoonion: How Trump picks a doctor
00:43:07
First, Jake sits down with White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway to discuss when Trump learned of the Stormy Daniels payment and if there is a credibility crisis in the White House. Then, Jake asks Missouri Republican Roy Blunt if the Presidents' lies bother him and if the embattled Governor of Missouri needs to resign. Next, Jake discusses the latest developments int he Cohen and Russia investigations with the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff. Then, our panel of S.E. Cupp, Rep. Gregory Meeks, Rick Santorum, and Patti Solis Doyle discuss Rudy Giuliani's latest bombshell statements and the legacy of John McCain. Finally, Jake takes a look at how Trump picks his doctor in the State of the Cartoonion. via Knit
May 06, 2018
Interview with Sen. James Lankford; Interview with Gov. John Kasich; Interview with Stormy Lawyer Michael Avenatti; "The Hellfire Club"
00:38:41
On State of the Union, Jake Tapper talks to Sen. James Lankford about North Korea and the Russia investigation. Next, Jake sits down with Gov. John Kasich to discuss the Republican Party and midterm elections. Then, Jake talks to Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti about his case and Michael Cohen. Then our panel of David Urban, Patti Solis Doyle, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Amanda Carpenter discuss Kanye West and President Trump's midterm strategy. Finally, Jake gives a preview of his new political thriller, "The Hellfire Club." via Knit
Apr 29, 2018
Interview with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; Interview with Tennessee Senator Bob Corker; Trump's Secret Weapon
00:42:48
Guest anchor Dana Bash sits down with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a presidential tweet storm. She says the tweets explain themselves. Then, Dana is joined by outgoing Tennessee Senator Bob Corker. The two discuss the upcoming summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, as well as Corker's tepid endorsement of Marsha Blackburn, the Republican party's choice for his seat. Next, the panel of Linda Chavez, Rick Santorum, Bakari Sellers, and Nina Turner sit down with Dana to discuss the drama surrounding the FBI investigation into Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen and the 2018 midterm elections. Finally, as the White House readies for its first state dinner, Melania Trump is taking a leading role -- much like the first ladies before her. via Knit
Apr 22, 2018
Interview with Maine Senator Angus King; Interview with Preet Bharara; Interview with Stormy Daniels' Attorney Michael Avenatti; State of the Cartoonion: Comey's TV takeover
00:39:17
First, Jake discusses the coalition strikes on Syria and President Trump's claim that it was "mission accomplished" with Maine Independent Senator Angus King. Then, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins Jake to discuss the President's response to James Comey and the new developments in the Michael Cohen investigation. Next, Stormy Daniels' Attorney Michael Avenatti tells Jake that he believes Cohen will be indicted and that Daniels will be in Court on Monday. Then, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Nina Turner, and Bill Kristol discusses the President's tweets to James Comey and Saturday Night Live's take on the Cohen investigation. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake looks at how James Comey may be intruding on the President's "executive time." via Knit
Apr 15, 2018
Interview with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow; Interview with Senator Susan Collins; State of the Cartoonion: Trade Wars
00:38:47
Following his first week on the job, President Trump's new chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow sat down with Jake Tapper to discuss the possibility of new tariffs against China and his thoughts on Chief of Staff John Kelly. Then, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joins Jake to talk about the suspected chemical attack in Syria as well as what tariffs may mean for Mainers. Next, our panel of Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki, Dr. Kelli Ward, and Karine Jean-Pierre join Jake to discuss whether a Democratic blue wave can be expected this midterm election season and the reports saying Chief of Staff John Kelly is losing his influence in the White House. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, a twist on the well-known galactic saga, 'Trade Wars: Chinese Empire Strikes Back' as if President Trump is writing the script. via Knit
Apr 08, 2018
Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders; Interview with former Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin; Interview with author Ronald Kessler
00:39:23
First, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joins Jake for a wide-ranging interview on topics including President Trump's recent announcement that the US would "be coming out of Syria like very soon," the conflict in Gaza, and Trump's pick to head the VA. Then, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin joins Jake to discuss his tumultuous tenure at the VA and whether he'll back his replacement. Next, author Ronald Kessler sits down to discuss his new book, "The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game." Finally, the panel of Rick Santorum, Nina Turner, Bakari Sellers, and Amanda Carpenter discuss Hillary Clinton's recent remarks on being told to "go away," as well as Fox News host Laura Ingraham's attack on Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg. via Knit
Apr 01, 2018
Interview with Senator Tim Kaine; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich; Kate Bennett on Melania Trump's silence amidst affair allegations
00:38:45
First, Brianna Keilar talks to Virginia Senator Tim Kaine about the March for Life movement and his 'yes' vote on the Omnibus spending bill -- which didn't include funding for DACA recipients. Next, Ohio Governor John Kasich joins Brianna to discuss what impact the marches yesterday may have on Washington and whether he has his sights set on 2020. Then, our panel of CNN's Van Jones, Rep. Nanette Barragan, Rick Santorum, and Linda Chavez pick up the conversation on gun reform and the President's new pick for National Security Adviser, John Bolton. Finally, Kate Bennett shares her insight on the first couple's relationship amidst public allegations by two women of what they say were private affairs with the President. via Knit
Mar 25, 2018
Interview with Senator Jeff Flake; Interview with Senator Rand Paul; Interview with Senator Lindsey Graham
00:38:59
First, Senator Jeff Flake joins Jake Tapper to discuss his plans, if any, for 2020 and the Mueller investigation. Next, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul shares why he will be opposing President Trump's choice for secretary of state Mike Pompeo, and his pick for CIA director, Gina Haspel. Senator Lindsey Graham then joins Jake to explain why he fully supports Pompeo and Haspel, as well as to share a warning to the President: Don't fire Mueller. This week's panel includes Rick Santorum, Jen Psaki, Nina Turner, and Rep. Mike Gallagher and they share their thoughts on Hillary Clinton's recent comments on the 2016 election and whether a blue wave should be expected in November. Finally, Jake shares his State of the Cartoonion. It's March Madness in the White House and the question is, "Who's out next?" via Knit
Mar 18, 2018
Interview with Senator Ron Johnson; Interview with Senator Elizabeth Warren; Van Jones previews his Oprah interview
00:39:25
First, Jim Acosta talks North Korea and tariffs with Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. Then, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren discusses Trump's North Korea meeting and a controversial banking bill. Next, our panel of Anthony Scaramucci, Bakari Sellers, Amanda Carpenter, and Neera Tanden discuss Trump's freewheeling rally on Saturday night and the Stormy Daniels saga. Finally, CNN host Van Jones joins Jim to preview his sit down interview with Oprah Winfrey. via Knit
Mar 11, 2018
Interview with White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro; Interview with Senator Joe Manchin; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich; State of the Cartoonion: Sessions or Mr. Magoo?
00:39:29
First, Jake talks with the White House adviser who was behind President Trump's tariff announcement: Peter Navarro. Next, Jake discusses the ongoing gun debate and West Virginia teacher strikes with Senator Joe Manchin. Then, Ohio Governor John Kasich joins Jake to discuss the backlash of Trump's tariffs and a possible 2020 presidential run. Next, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jen Psaki, Linda Chavez and Bakari Sellars discuss a chaotic week in the West Wing. Finally in State of the Cartoonion, Jake takes a look at what President Trump may have meant when he reportedly refers to Attorney General Jeff Sessions as "Mr. Magoo." via Knit
Mar 04, 2018
Interview with Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on the response to the Parkland shooting; Interview with Senator Chris Murphy; Interview with Adam Schiff on the Democratic memo
00:52:00
First, Jake discusses the law enforcement response to the Parkland shooting in a contentious interview with the Sheriff of Broward County, Scott Israel. Then, Senator Chris Murphy joins Jake to discuss the law enforcement failings and the potential for future gun control legislation. Next, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiiff talks with Jake about being insulted by the President and the newly released Democratic memo. Finally, the panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Bryan Lanza, and Karine Jean-Pierre discuss the President's response to Parkland and a new CNN poll showing a stunning shift in attitudes about guns. via Knit
Feb 25, 2018
Interview with survivors of Florida shooting; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich; Interview with Congressman Adam Schiff; Interview with Former DNI James Clapper
00:41:35
First, Dana Bash speaks with survivors of the Florida School shooting about the launching of their 'Never Again' movement and their upcoming march on Washington. Then, Dana talks with an emotional John Kasich about gun control and school shootings. Then, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff joins from Munich to discuss the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then, the former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper joins Dana to discuss the explosive revelations in the grand jury indictment of Russian nationals for election interference. Then, our panel of Bakari Sellers, Amanda Carpenter, Jennifer Granholm, and Andre Bauer discuss the President's response to the shooting and how Washington can come together to take action. via Knit
Feb 18, 2018
Interview with Kellyanne Conway on the Porter scandal; Interview with Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson; Interview with Bannon author Joshua Green; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's reality TV White House
00:39:30
First, White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway joins Jake to defend the White House's handling of the Porter scandal and discuss the President's response. Then, Former DHS Secretary and friend of John Kelly Jeh Johnson talks about whether or not Kelly should keep his job as Chief of Staff, the President's decision not to declassify the Democratic memo, and North Korea. Next, Jake talks with the author who wrote the book "Devil's Bargain" on Steve Bannon about Bannon's take on the MeToo movement. Then the panel of Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki, Rick Santorum, and Karine Jean-Pierre discuss the White House response to the Porter scandal and the President's tweet on due process. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Omarosa's return to TV highlights how this is the reality TV White House. via Knit
Feb 11, 2018
Interview with Senator Dick Durbin on the Nunes memo and immigration; Interview with Congressmen Jim Himes (D) and Brad Wenstrup (R) of the Intelligence committee; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's Super Bowl pick
00:39:41
First, Jake talks with the number two Democrat in the Senate, Dick Durbin about the controversial Republican memo and the ongoing immigration debate. Then, Congressmen Jim Himes (D) and Brad Wenstrup (R) of the Intelligence Committee join to debate the memo released by their committee and discuss it's impact on the Russia investigation. Next, our panel of Mike Rogers, Rick Santorum, Rep. Karen Bass, and Jennifer Granholm discuss the Trump response to the memo and the significance of Carter Page. Finally, Jake (a big time Eagles fan) takes a look at President Trump's Super Bowl pick in the State of the Cartoonion. via Knit
Feb 04, 2018
Interview with Senator Susan Collins on Mueller; Interview with Senator Joe Manchin on immigration; State of the Cartoonion: Presidential Secret Societies
00:39:28
First, Jake sits down with Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Intelligence Committee, to discuss the report that President Trump ordered the firing of Robert Mueller in June. Then, Democratic Senator Joe Manchin joins Jake to discuss the White House's immigration framework and the Russia investigation. Next, the panel of Nina Turner, Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki and David Urban discuss Trump's attack on Jay-Z, the chances of an immigration deal, the Stormy Daniels story, and Hillary Clinton's response to a report alleging there was sexual harassment on her 2008 campaign. Finally, Jake takes a look at Presidential Secret Societies in the State of the Cartoonion. via Knit
Jan 28, 2018
Interview with OMB Director Mick Mulvaney on the government shutdown; Interview with Senator Rand Paul; Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders; Cartoon: Trump's new diet
00:39:19
First, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget joins Jake to give an update on the status of negotiations to end the shutdown and blames Democrats for failing to fund the government. Then, Republican Senator Rand Paul sits down with Jake to discuss his 'no' vote on the spending bill and who is to blame for the shutdown. Next, Senator Bernie Sanders talks with Jake about the new Trump campaign ad attacking Democrats and the need for a DACA fix. Then, the panel of Bakari Sellers, Rep. Nanette Barragán, Amanda Carpenter, and Rick Santorum discusses the Democrats previous statements on shutdowns and the White House's negotiating tactic. Finally, Jake examines Trump's new diet in the State of the Cartoonion. via Knit
Jan 21, 2018
Interview with Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on the false missile alert; Interview with GOP Haitian-American Rep. Mia Love on Trump's comments; Interview with former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe; Cartoon: has Trump been watching All in the Family?
00:40:21
First, Jake sits down with Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to discuss the alert mistakenly sent to Hawaiians that a ballistic missile attack was imminent. Then, GOP Rep. Mia Love, the first Haitian-American elected to Congress, respond to Trump's remarks on Haitian immigrants and if the President's comments were racist. Then, Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe discusses how the Democrats should proceed with DACA negotiations and to hint at a 2020 bid. Then, the panel discusses whether Trump's remarks were racist and the future of a DACA deal. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion Jake takes a look at Archie Bunker's eerie similarity to President Trump. via Knit
Jan 14, 2018
Interview with White House Adviser Stephen Miller; Interview with Rep. Adam Schiff; Interview with David Axelrod and Mark McKinnon; Trump's nickname game
00:44:18
White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller joins Jake Tapper for a contentious interview discussing the split between the White House and Steve Bannon as well as the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff joins Jake to talk about the President's tweet that he is a "very stable genius" and the re-opening of the Clinton investigation. Next, Former Bush Adviser Mark McKinnon and former Obama Adviser David Axelrod tell Jake about their experience handling tell-all books in the West Wing. Then, the panel of Van Jones, Amanda Carpenter, Michael Caputo, and Jen Psaki discuss the President's response to the "Fire and Fury" book. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion Jake looks at how the President comes up with his infamous nicknames. via Knit
Jan 07, 2018
Interview with Anthony Scaramucci; Interview with Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward; Melania Trump's first year as First Lady
00:41:45
Dana Bash is joined by former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci to discuss President Trump's first year in office. Next, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward join Dana to discuss the special counsel investigation and President Trump's attack on the press. Then, our panel discusses the future of the Democratic and Republican party going into 2018. Finally, Dana looks back at Melania Trump's first year as First Lady of the United States. via Knit
Dec 31, 2017
Interview with Bernie Sanders; Interview with David Axelrod and Mark McKinnon; Trump's need for praise; Disney adds Trump robot to 'Hall of Presidents'
00:39:10
Jake Tapper sits down with Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss the passage of the Republican tax bill, whether President Trump should resign and the Russia investigation. Then, Former Obama Adviser David Axelrod and former Bush Adviser Mark McKinnon join Jake to break down the last year of Trump. Next. the panel discusses Trump's need for praise and if the GOP gamble on the tax bill will pay off in 2018. Finally, Jake takes a look at Disney's latest addition to its "Hall of Presidents," a Trump robot! via Knit
Dec 24, 2017
Interview with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the Republican tax plan; Alabama Senator-elect Doug Jones on his election win; Will Trump fire Mueller?
00:39:22
Jake sits down with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to discuss the final Republican tax proposal and if Trump is considering firing the Special Counsel. Then, Alabama Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones joins Jake to discuss his unlikely victory, whether or not the President should resign, and address whether he should consider voting with Republicans to truly represent his state. Next, the panel discusses whether President Trump will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and if the Democrats should have a "zero-tolerance" policy for elected officials on sexual harassment. Finally, Jake takes a look at Trump's use of his favorite phrase in the State of the Cartoonion. via Knit
Dec 17, 2017
Interview with Senator Richard Shelby, Interview with UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Interview with Congressman Adam Schiff, Trump's naughty or nice list
00:39:02
Ahead of the Alabama special election on Tuesday, Senator Richard Shelby joins Jake to discuss Roy Moore. Next, Jake interviews U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley about the President's Jerusalem decision and the ongoing North Korea crisis. Then, House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff joins Jake to discuss the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then our panel discusses President Obama's comments on Nazi Germany and Roy Moore. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake imagines Trump's naughty or nice list. via Knit
Dec 10, 2017
Interview with Senate Intelligence Vice Chairman Mark Warner, Interview with Senator Tim Scott, State of the Cartoonion: Trump's bizarro world
00:38:50
Jake Tapper sits down with the Democratic Senator from Virginia and Vice Chairman of the Intelligence Committee Mark Warner about the Russia investigation, Michael Flynn's plea deal, and Trump's tweets about James Comey. Then, South Carolina Republican Senator Tim Scott joins to discuss the criticisms and challenges facing the GOP tax bill now that it's cleared the Senate. Next, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Mike Rogers discuss the latest on Trump's comments about the Russia investigation and the tax reform bill. Finally, the State of the Cartoonion this week features Donald Trump's bizarro world. via Knit
Dec 03, 2017
Interviews with Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Lindsey Graham on taxes and DACA, Preet Bharara on Michael Flynn, Tom Steyer on impeachment and Trump's Christmas promise
00:39:06
Dana Bash is joined by Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Lindsey Graham in a bipartisan interview on the GOP tax plan and protection for Dreamers. Next, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara talks about the Bob Mueller investigation and Michael Flynn. Then, Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer talks to Dana about his impeachment campaign against President Trump. Finally, we take a look at the ways in which President Trump will "make Christmas great again." via Knit
Nov 26, 2017
Interviews with Sen. Susan Collins, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and Sen. Bernie Sanders on GOP tax plan, and State of the Cartoonion: Thankful for pardons?
00:38:54
Jake Tapper is joined by Senator Susan Collins to discuss the allegations against Judge Roy Moore as well as her position on the GOP tax bill. Then, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney joins Jake to discuss the response to the GOP tax bill and President Trump's plan for passing it. Next, Senator Bernie Sanders talks to Jake about his concerns with the tax bill and weighs in on the sexual misconduct allegations against Senator Al Franken. Finally, in this week's State of the Cartoonion Jake imagines what President Trump's first turkey pardon may look like this Thanksgiving. via Knit
Nov 19, 2017
Interviews with James Clapper and John Brennan, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, and Ohio Governor John Kasich
00:52:04
Former DNI James Clapper and Former CIA Director John Brennan join Jake to address President Trump's comments on believing Putin when he says Russia didn't meddle in the 2016 election and address the President's personal attacks on them. Then, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin joins Jake to talk Russia, taxes, and Roy Moore. Next, Jake interviews the number two Democrat in the Senate Dick Durban and Ohio Governor John Kasich. Then, a panel discussion with Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Van Jones and Mary Katharine Ham, followed by the State of the Cartoonion, Presidential conspiracies edition. via Knit
Nov 12, 2017
Interview with Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Dianne Feinstein on the Russia investigation and North Korea, and the picky eating President goes abroad
00:39:41
Jake sits down with Nancy Pelosi to discuss the President's Asia trip, the Republican tax plan, and the possibility of impeachment. Then, Senator Dianne Feinstein joins Jake to discuss the latest in the Russia investigation and the possibility of war in North Korea. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake imagines how picky eater President Trump will handle his trip to Asia. via Knit
Nov 05, 2017
Interviews with Governor Chris Christie and Senator Angus King, Preet Bharara on the charges filed in the Russia investigation, and a very Trump Halloween.
00:39:30
On this week's State of the Union, Jake Tapper interviews former U.S. Attorney and CNN Senior Legal Analyst Preet Bharara about charges being filed in Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Then, Chris Christie joins to give his reaction to the news and discuss Superstorm Sandy, 5 years later. Next, Senator Angus King of Maine breaks down the latest Russia developments and discusses Trump's tax plan. Finally, Jake takes a look at creative Trump Halloween costumes in the State of the Cartoonion. via Knit
Oct 29, 2017
Interview with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. Sherrod Brown on Trump's Tax plan, and Ex-Presidents speaking out
00:39:32
On this weeks State of the Union, Dana Bash spoke with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the GOP tax plan and Trump's attacks on Republicans. Senator Sherrod Brown joins to discuss whether the tax plan could get Democratic support and address the controversy over Trump's call to the widow of a fallen soldier. Then, a discussion on ex-presidents speaking out about Trump. via Knit
Oct 22, 2017
Interview with Rex Tillerson, Susan Collins on Trump health care moves, State of the Cartoonion: Trump's Ex-Wives
00:39:12
On this week's State of the Union, Jake Tapper interviews Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about Trump's Iran Deal move and possible friction between him and President Trump. Maine Senator Susan Collins joins Jake to discuss Trump's health care moves and her colleague Senator Bob Corker's critiques of the White House. via Knit
Oct 15, 2017
Tapper to GOP senator: Will you vote against NRA?, Charlottesville mayor slams white supremacists after another torch rally is held, The Las Vegas massacre
00:39:22
Tapper to GOP senator: Will you vote against NRA?, Charlottesville mayor slams white supremacists after another torch rally is held, The Las Vegas massacre via Knit
Oct 08, 2017
O.J. Simpson freed from prison after serving 9 years, Fatal stabbings in Marseille treated as terrorism, Trump's tweets on Puerto Rico make things worse
00:39:16
O.J. Simpson freed from prison after serving 9 years, Fatal stabbings in Marseille treated as terrorism, Trump's tweets on Puerto Rico make things worse via Knit
Oct 01, 2017
The dark racial sentiment in Trump's NBA and NFL criticism, Under Armour sticks up for athletes with tweet, Trump's latest North Korea threat
00:39:14
The dark racial sentiment in Trump's NBA and NFL criticism, Under Armour sticks up for athletes with tweet, Trump's latest North Korea threat via Knit
Sep 24, 2017
Three storms rage in the Atlantic, Nikki Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat', North Korean defectors, resettled in the US, torn as tensions escalate
00:39:05
Three storms rage in the Atlantic, Nikki Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat', North Korean defectors, resettled in the US, torn as tensions escalate via Knit
Sep 17, 2017
Hurricane Irma makes landfall over the Florida Keys, Miami-Dade police no longer responding to calls, Former presidents team up for hurricane relief
00:51:07
Hurricane Irma makes landfall over the Florida Keys, Miami-Dade police no longer responding to calls, Former presidents team up for hurricane relief via Knit
Sep 10, 2017
North Korea H-bomb? Part 1
00:52:38
North Korea claims H-bomb test via Knit
Sep 03, 2017
North Korea H-bomb? Part 2
00:34:35
North Korea claims H-bomb test via Knit
Sep 03, 2017
'Catastrophic' flooding traps Houston residents, Secret Service to fire shots near White House while Trump is away, Trump makes a mess for Arizona GOP with Arpaio pardon
01:04:38
'Catastrophic' flooding traps Houston residents, Secret Service to fire shots near White House while Trump is away, Trump makes a mess for Arizona GOP with Arpaio pardon via Knit
Aug 27, 2017
John Kasich: We're all rooting for Trump to 'get it together', Counterprotesters dwarf controversial rally in Boston, Sierra Leone mudslide survivors remember day the mountain moved
00:40:53
John Kasich: We're all rooting for Trump to 'get it together', Counterprotesters dwarf controversial rally in Boston, Sierra Leone mudslide survivors remember day the mountain moved via Knit
Aug 20, 2017
How a white nationalist rally turned deadly in Charlottesville, Charlottesville car crash suspect ID'd as 20-year-old Ohio man, Trump -- once again -- fails to condemn the alt-right, white supremacists
00:53:00
How a white nationalist rally turned deadly in Charlottesville, Charlottesville car crash suspect ID'd as 20-year-old Ohio man, Trump -- once again -- fails to condemn the alt-right, white supremacists via Knit
Aug 13, 2017
Strong reaction in New Hampshire to Trump's 'drug-infested den' remarks, Christie: Everybody knows now Trump Jr.'s meeting was a 'bad idea', Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt in Jamaican's last solo race
00:38:16
Strong reaction in New Hampshire to Trump's 'drug-infested den' remarks, Christie: Everybody knows now Trump Jr.'s meeting was a 'bad idea', Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt in Jamaican's last solo race via Knit
Aug 06, 2017
US tests defense system after North Korea missile launch, Sessions: Trump's criticism is 'hurtful', Venezuela: How paradise got lost
00:39:58
US tests defense system after North Korea missile launch, Sessions: Trump's criticism is 'hurtful', Venezuela: How paradise got lost via Knit
Jul 30, 2017
Can Trump stop Mueller?, 8 people found dead in sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio, European officials probe claims of huge German car cartel
00:56:10
Can Trump stop Mueller?, 8 people found dead in sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio, European officials probe claims of huge German car cartel via Knit
Jul 23, 2017
Pence: We will end the Obamacare nightmare, Senate Dems on Kid Rock run: We can't afford to treat this as a joke, Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. in Sunday morning tweetstorm
00:39:45
Pence: We will end the Obamacare nightmare, Senate Dems on Kid Rock run: We can't afford to treat this as a joke, Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. in Sunday morning tweetstorm via Knit
Jul 16, 2017
Iraq's PM claims Mosul victory, but state TV says ISIS fighters remain, Donald Trump puts US in a club of one, Shooter allegedly fires at shoreline and officers in Seattle suburb
00:39:39
Iraq's PM claims Mosul victory, but state TV says ISIS fighters remain, Donald Trump puts US in a club of one, Shooter allegedly fires at shoreline and officers in Seattle suburb via Knit
Jul 09, 2017
How Congress is taking back power from Trump on national security, Trump to get China, Japan leaders on the phone, US destroyer sails close to disputed island in the South China Sea
00:39:54
How Congress is taking back power from Trump on national security, Trump to get China, Japan leaders on the phone, US destroyer sails close to disputed island in the South China Sea via Knit
Jul 02, 2017
Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings, South of the border, US expats have a different take on Mexico, Police transcript in shooting of Seattle mom: 'I don't have a Taser'
00:39:40
Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings, South of the border, US expats have a different take on Mexico, Police transcript in shooting of Seattle mom: 'I don't have a Taser' via Knit
Jun 25, 2017
Trump lawyer: Trump not under investigation, Sanders Urges Dems to Play Hardball on Health, Rubio: Trump talked Russia probe in private
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Trump lawyer: Trump not under investigation CNN's Jake Tapper and Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team, discuss whether President Trump confirmed that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice. Sanders: I Have Not Been Contacted Re: Scalise U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-MN), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Amy Globuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) attend a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats annouced legislation to ensure American workers receive paid medical and family leave. Sanders Urges Dems to Play Hardball on Health Subcommittee chairman Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) listens during a hearing of a subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill February 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee called the hearing to discus the effects of the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba. Rubio: Trump will not fire Mueller, Rosenstein Rubio 'fine' with closed health deliberations Rubio: Trump talked Russia probe in private Sekulow: POTUS has power to fire FBI director via Knit
Jun 18, 2017
Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel, 'Dead woman walking': UK's May clings to power, James Comey told senators Sessions may have met Russia's ambassador a third time
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Food shortages, threats, and political upheaval have made Venezuelans the top asylum seekers to the US. 'Dead woman walking': UK's May clings to power, James Comey told senators Sessions may have met Russia's ambassador a third time via Knit
Jun 11, 2017
London terror attack: Theresa May vows to battle 'Islamist extremism', Horrified diners hid from attacker with 'massive knife', Theresa May: Internet must be regulated to prevent terrorism
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London terror attack: Theresa May vows to battle 'Islamist extremism', Horrified diners hid from attacker with 'massive knife', Theresa May: Internet must be regulated to prevent terrorism via Knit
Jun 04, 2017
Looming Trump budget cuts deepen distress on Pine Ridge, Graham: It's 'stunning' Comey never told Congress about fake email, British police in race to find Manchester terror network
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Looming Trump budget cuts deepen distress on Pine Ridge, Graham: It's 'stunning' Comey never told Congress about fake email, British police in race to find Manchester terror network via Knit
May 28, 2017
Trump reaches out to Muslims, calls for sharing 'burden' in terror fight, Venezuela: Mass rally, violent clashes in 50th day of protests, Dershowitz: Trump has no constitutional barrier
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Trump reaches out to Muslims, calls for sharing 'burden' in terror fight, Venezuela: Mass rally, violent clashes in 50th day of protests, Dershowitz: Trump has no constitutional barrier via Knit
May 21, 2017
Political earthquake, Next FBI director?, Warm welcome
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Political earthquake, Next FBI director?, Warm welcome via Knit
May 14, 2017
French elections: Will it be Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen?, US citizen detained in North Korea, Emmanuel Macron's marriage proves politics is different in France
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French elections: Will it be Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen?, US citizen detained in North Korea, Emmanuel Macron's marriage proves politics is different in France via Knit
May 07, 2017
Trump rallies his base on his 100th day, Reagan adviser: Trump speech deeply disturbing, Inside 'freedom's safest place'
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Trump rallies his base on his 100th day, Reagan adviser: Trump speech deeply disturbing, Inside 'freedom's safest place' via Knit
Apr 30, 2017
CNN's Alisyn Camerota: Roger Ailes sexually harassed me, Why you should care about the French election, Trump on Earth Day: 'Rigorous science is critical to my administration'
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CNN's Alisyn Camerota: Roger Ailes sexually harassed me, Why you should care about the French election, Trump on Earth Day: 'Rigorous science is critical to my administration' via Knit
Apr 23, 2017
Trusted aide Keith Schiller is Trump's press wrangler, private muscle and sounding board, Trump White House to keep visitor logs private, Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show
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Trusted aide Keith Schiller is the President's press wrangler, private muscle and sounding board, Trump White House to keep visitor logs private, Trump campaign raking in money for 2020, disclosures show via Knit
Apr 16, 2017
Jake Tapper presses Nikki Haley on Syria strike, ISIS claims deadly bombings at Egyptian churches, US sends carrier strike group toward Korean Peninsula
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Jake Tapper presses Nikki Haley on Syria strike, ISIS claims deadly bombings at Egyptian churches, US sends carrier strike group toward Korean Peninsula via Knit
Apr 09, 2017
Trump Targets Freedom Caucus, Chinese President to Mar-a-Lago, Flynn To Testify For Immunity?
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Trump Targets Freedom Caucus, Chinese President to Mar-a-Lago, Flynn To Testify For Immunity? via Knit
Apr 02, 2017
Trump 'didn't care or particularly know about health care,' a GOP congressional aide says, Kasich: Where is it safe to go?, Trump rally turns violent
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Trump 'didn't care or particularly know about health care,' a GOP congressional aide says, Kasich: Where is it safe to go?, Trump rally turns violent via Knit
Mar 26, 2017
Senator Tom Cotton, Sources: DOJ report does not confirm Trump's wiretap claim, Jake Tapper takes on Trump
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Senator Tom Cotton, Sources: DOJ report does not confirm Trump's wiretap claim, Jake Tapper takes on Trump via Knit
Mar 19, 2017
Sen. McCain on Trump U.S. Attorney Firings, Trump on Health Care: Going to Get It Done, State of the Cartoonion
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Sen. McCain on Trump U.S. Attorney Firings, Trump on Health Care: Going to Get It Done, State of the Cartoonion via Knit
Mar 12, 2017
Trump Accuses Obama of Wiretapping, Marco Rubio Talks to Jake, Exclusive: Nancy Pelosi on State of the Union
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Trump Accuses Obama of Wiretapping, Marco Rubio Talks to Jake, Exclusive: Nancy Pelosi on State of the Union via Knit
Mar 05, 2017
New DNC Chair: Donald Trump Worst Pres. in History, Sen. Sanders on DNC Election, Gov. Chris Christie on Trump, Russia Relations
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Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Elected DNC Chairman, Sen. Sanders on DNC Election, Gov. Chris Christie on Trump, Russia Relations, New DNC Chair: Donald Trump Worst Pres. in History, White House Priebus Asked GOP to Knock Down Russia Stories via Knit
Feb 26, 2017
James Comey Secret Briefing, Trump Meets With Security Adviser Candidates, Are Dems Taking Trump Opposition Too Far?, Trump Invites Supporter on Stage at Rally
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James Comey Secret Briefing, Trump Meets With Security Adviser Candidates, Are Dems Taking Trump Opposition Too Far?, Trump Invites Supporter on Stage at Rally via Knit
Feb 19, 2017
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on ICE Raids, Senator Al Franken Talks to Jake, Congressman Jason Chaffetz Booed After Praising Vice-President Mike Pence
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on ICE Raids, Senator Al Franken Talks to Jake, Trump Leaves Option Open for Another Executive Order, Congressman Jason Chaffetz Booed After Praising Vice-President Mike Pence via Knit
Feb 12, 2017
Trump Attacks Travel Ban Judge, Sen. Bernie Sanders: "We're not a business run by Donald Trump", Sen. Mitch McConnell on SOTU
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Trump Attacks Travel Ban Judge, Sen. Bernie Sanders: "We're not a business run by Donald Trump", Sen. Mitch McConnell on SOTU, Protests Against Trump Continue via Knit
Feb 05, 2017
Trump Ban Causes Chaos Across Government, Republican Senator: Travel Ban "Too Broad", Trump: Going to Help Persecuted Christians
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Trump Ban Causes Chaos Across Government, Republican Senator: Travel Ban "Too Broad", Sen Rob Portman on Trump, Russia Relations, NYC Mayor Calls JFK Detentions "Shameful",Trump: It's Not a Muslim Ban, Trump: Going to Help Persecuted Christians via Knit
Jan 29, 2017
Senator Chuck Schumer on Trump Inauguration, Trump to CIA: "I Love You, I Respect You", WH Press Secretary Goes After Media
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Senator Chuck Schumer on Trump Inauguration, Trump to CIA: "I Love You, I Respect You", WH Press Secretary Goes After Media, Elizabeth Warren: I'm Here to Fight Back, Trump Trades Private Fleet for Air Force One via Knit
Jan 22, 2017
Sen. Rand Paul on Obamacare Repeal, WH Chief of Staff on Trump Transition, John Lewis Questions Trump's Legitimacy
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Sen. Rand Paul on Obamacare Repeal, WH Chief of Staff on Trump Transition, Paul Releases Health Law Replacement Details, Rep. John Lewis Questions Trump's Legitimacy, Trump: Good Relationship With Putin an Asset via Knit
Jan 15, 2017
Kellyanne Conway Russia Hacking Intel, Obamas Throw Final White House Bash, Trump to Hold Post-Election News Conference
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Kellyanne Conway Russia Hacking Intel, FL Airport Shooter to Be Charged Monday, Trump to Hold Post-Election News Conference, Hillary for NYC Mayor?, Obamas Throw Final White House Bash via Knit
Jan 08, 2017
Democrats Suffer Big Losses Under Obama, Trump's 2017 Agenda, Will the GOP Buck Trump's Agenda?
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Democrats Suffer Big Losses Under Obama, Trump's 2017 Agenda, Will the Gop Buck Trump's Agenda?, How Trump Will Change Washington, Wanted: Leader of the Democratic Party, Moving Day at the White House via Knit
Jan 01, 2017
Obama: "Reagan Would Roll Over in His Grave", AG Lynch Responds to Comey's Election Letter, Exclusive Interview with John McCain
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Exclusive Interview with John McCain, AG Loretta Lynch Responds to Comey's Election Letter, Exclusive: Attorney General On Russia Hacking, Obama: "Reagan Would Roll Over in His Grave", Celebrities Ask Electors Not to Select Trump, State of the Cartoonion via Knit
Dec 18, 2016
Report: Russia Intervened in U.S. Election, Will Biden Run Against Trump in 2020?, Jake Tapper Sits Down with VP Biden
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Report: Russia Intervened in U.S. Election, Will Biden Run Against Trump in 2020?, Jake Tapper Sits Down with VP Biden, Exxon CEO Tillerson Frontrunner for Secretary via Knit
Dec 11, 2016
Campaign Managers Discuss the Election, Conway: Clinton was a "Joyless" Candidate, Clinton Campaign Blames Loss on Comey Letter
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Campaign Managers Discuss the Election, Conway: Clinton was a "Joyless" Candidate, Clinton Campaign Blames Loss on Comey Letter via Knit
Dec 04, 2016
Bernie Sanders on Fidel Castro's Death, Recount, Kellyanne Conway Talks Donald Trump Transition, New Security Measures Near Trump Tower
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Bernie Sanders on Fidel Castro's Death, Election Recount, Kellyanne Conway Talks Donald Trump Transition, New Security Measures Near Trump Tower via Knit
Nov 27, 2016
Pence: No offense taken by what cast did, 'SNL' mocks Trump, Pence and Conway, Race allegations cost Sessions a job
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Pence: No offense taken by what cast did, 'SNL' mocks Trump, Pence and Conway, Race allegations cost Sessions a job via Knit
Nov 20, 2016
Paul Ryan: 'We are not planning on erecting a deportation force', Rudy Giuliani and Michael Moore on the next 100 days
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Paul Ryan: 'We are not planning on erecting a deportation force', Rudy Giuliani and Michael Moore on the next 100 days via Knit
Nov 13, 2016
Sen. Al Franken on Minnesota going Red, Kellyanne Conway promotes trade, Expert panel on Tuesday's election
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Sen. Al Franken on Minnesota going Red, Kellyanne Conway promotes trade, Expert panel on Tuesday's election via Knit
Nov 06, 2016
Podesta turns up heat on FBI, Kellyanne Conway: Man who shouted 'Jew-S-A' is 'deplorable', Full email access sought,
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Podesta turns up heat on FBI, Kellyanne Conway: Man who shouted 'Jew-S-A' is 'deplorable', Full email access sought,. via Knit
Oct 30, 2016
Mook: No evidence of Clinton pay-to-play, Trump says he'll sue sexual misconduct accusers, John Podesta emails: Latest Wikileaks release
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Mook: No evidence of Clinton pay-to-play, Trump says he'll sue sexual misconduct accusers, John Podesta emails: Latest Wikileaks release via Knit
Oct 23, 2016
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump advisor Rudy Giuliani, Expert panel takes on 2016 campaign
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Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump advisor Rudy Giuliani, Expert panel takes on 2016 campaign via Knit
Oct 16, 2016
Tim Kaine, Rudy Giuliani and our expert panel
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Tim Kaine, Rudy Giuliani and our expert panel. via Knit
Oct 09, 2016
Trump's $916 million loss, Sanders: Trump's taxes prove system rigged, Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani
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Trump's $916 million loss, Sanders: Trump's taxes prove system rigged, Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani. via Knit
Oct 02, 2016
Both Clinton and Trump campaign managers, Debate prep challenges, Police and policy addressed by our expert panel.
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Both Clinton and Trump campaign managers, Debate prep challenges, Police and policy addressed by our expert panel. via Knit
Sep 25, 2016
Chris Christie, Tim Kaine and an All-star panel address this week's campaign
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Chris Christie, Tim Kaine and an All-star panel address this week's campaign. via Knit
Sep 18, 2016
Clinton says 9/11 was closest thing to hell she's ever seen, Scenes from all memorials
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Fifteen years later, the scene is still seared into Hillary Clinton's memory. "We saw this curtain of black smoke that was stretched across the island," Clinton recalled. "Occasionally it would be broken by a firefighter coming out. I remember one image so indelibly, dragging his ax, and it was as close to depiction of hell that I've ever personally seen." Those were the things Clinton saw as she approached Ground Zero on September 12, 2001 -- the day after the country's worst terrorist attacks brought down New York City's World Trade Center and left thousands dead. In an exclusive interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo, Clinton -- at the time New York's junior senator -- described the "sickening experience" of 9/11 and how she coped with the national tragedy by getting right to work. via Knit
Sep 11, 2016
Giuliani: Trump no longer wants mass deportations, FBI releases Clinton investigation report, Expert panel on the 2016 race.
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Donald Trump in a recent speech was actually backing away from one of his most controversial GOP primary-season immigration proposals -- mass deportations -- former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Sunday. Giuliani, a top Trump ally, said the GOP nominee's shift got largely lost amid Trump's hard-line anti-immigration rhetoric in a major speech in Phoenix last week -- an assertion later contradicted by a prominent Senate Republican critic of Trump, Jeff Flake of Arizona. Giuliani told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" that Trump "would find it very, very difficult to throw out a family that has been here for 15 years and they have three children, two of whom are citizens. That is not the kind of America he wants." Giuliani cited a report on the speech by The Associated Press, which characterized Trump's remarks as "a sharp retreat" from his primary pledge to remove all 11 million undocumented immigrants from the United States. Agreeing with that characterization, Giuliani said a careful reading of Trump's speech "leaves a very big opening for what will happen with the people who remain here in the United States after the criminals are removed and after the border is secure." Hillary Clinton repeatedly told the FBI she couldn't recall key details and events related to classified information procedures, according to notes the bureau released Friday of its July interview with the Democratic presidential nominee, along with a report on its investigation into her private email server. Clinton told the FBI she "could not recall any briefing or training by State related to the retention of federal records or handling classified information," according to the bureau's notes of their interview with Clinton. The documents indicate Clinton told investigators she either does not "recall" or "remember" at least 39 times — often in response to questions about process, potential training or the content of specific emails. via Knit
Sep 04, 2016
Pence doesn't reaffirm Trump on mass-deportation or "anchor babies," Clinton Foundation: "A Lot of Smoke" But "No Fire"?
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Exclusive Mike Pence interview: Pence deflects on use of 'deportation force', Hits Kaine over KKK values remark via Knit
Aug 28, 2016
Trump campaign manager on a deportation force: "To be determined," Clinton campaign manager: Foundation contributions will take 'time to adjust,' and Louisiana Governor: "We really need help."
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Trump campaign manager on a deportation force: "To be determined," Clinton campaign manager: Foundation contributions will take 'time to adjust,' and Louisiana Governor: "We really need help." via Knit
Aug 21, 2016
Paul Manafort defends Trump comments, Carlos Gutierrez talk support for Clinton, Expert panel on the presidential race
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Manafort: Trump 2nd Amendment comments were not a threat. Former United States Secretary of Commerce under George W. Bush, Carlos Gutierrez talk support for Hillary Clinton. Expert panel on the presidential race. via Knit
Aug 14, 2016
"Out" with the baby, Expert panel on Trump v. Clinton, Obama's birthday Cartoonion
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Kasich: Trump Jr. called aide to float VP offer. Ohio Gov. John Kasich still isn't ready to support Donald Trump for president -- but he confirmed that one of his aides was contacted about possibly joining the real estate mogul's ticket as his vice president. Kasich told CNN's Jake Tapper that he didn't receive a call himself. But he said one of his aides confirmed to him a New York Times report last month saying Donald Trump Jr. tried to entice Kasich with a position as the most powerful vice president in history -- putting him in charge of all domestic and foreign policy -- was accurate. "That's what one of them has told me, yes," Kasich told Tapper in an interview aired Sunday on "State of the Union." The Trump campaign has previously denied the details of the Times' report. When it was published late last month, Trump campaign spokesman Jason Miller told CNN "it's completely ridiculous" and that an offer was never made. Trump Jr. also denied making such an offer. The Ohio governor, however, told Tapper he was never interested in serving as vice president. "I never considered it ... I'd be the worst vice president. I have too many opinions," said Kasich, the last Republican challenger left standing amid ahead of Trump's nomination. via Knit
Aug 07, 2016
Khizr Khan: Trump has a 'black soul', Tim Kaine exclusive, Experts take on Russian hack
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Khizr Khan: Trump has a 'black soul'. Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim US soldier slain in Iraq in 2004, said Sunday that Donald Trump has a "black soul," indicating he lacks empathy and compassion. Khan told CNN's Jim Acosta on "State of the Union" that he hopes Trump's family will "teach him some empathy." "He is a black soul, and this is totally unfit for the leadership of this country," Khan said. "The love and affection that we have received affirms that our grief -- that our experience in this country has been correct and positive. The world is receiving us like we have never seen. They have seen the blackness of his character, of his soul." via Knit
Jul 31, 2016
Proof DNC thwarted Sanders campaign, DNC chair 'quarantined', Democratic National Convention
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DNC chair 'quarantined'. Party chief won't speak at convention after email leak. DNC chair won't speak at Dem convention following Wikileaks fallout. The head of the Democratic National Committee will not speak at the party's convention this week, a decision reached by party officials Saturday after emails surfaced that raised questions about the committee's impartiality during the Democratic primary. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whose stewardship of the DNC has been under fire through most of the presidential primary process, will not have a major speaking role in an effort "to keep the peace" in the party, a Democrat familiar with the decision said. The revelation comes following the release of nearly 20,000 emails. One email appears to show DNC staffers asking how they can reference Bernie Sanders' faith to weaken him in the eyes of Southern voters. Another seems to depict an attorney advising the committee on how to defend Hillary Clinton against an accusation by the Sanders campaign of not living up to a joint fundraising agreement. Wasserman Schultz is expected to gavel the convention in and out, but not speak in the wake of the controversy surrounding the leaked emails, a top Democrat said. "She's been quarantined," another top Democrat said, following a meeting Saturday night. This is seen as a concession to Sanders, who has been furious at Wasserman Schultz for what he believed was favoritism to Clinton. The Democrat familiar with the decision said it was done in hopes of preventing chaos on the convention floor among Sanders supporters. The decision was blessed by Clinton and Sanders officials, this Democrat said. via Knit
Jul 24, 2016
Kerry: ISIS on the run, Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan rounds up suspected plotters, Trump-Pence: The unlikely duo
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Donald Trump has finally hired someone he can't fire. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee ended days of intense speculation and political drama on Friday, officially announcing via Twitter that he has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to be his vice presidential nominee -- a decision that pairs up two men whose personalities are day and night. Famously brash and unfiltered, Trump has shocked the country throughout the election with his boisterous, and at times, colorful rhetoric. A former reality TV star, Trump's flair for showmanship has been evident at every turn of the campaign -- particularly this week, when he held a flurry of last-minute auditions with several VP contenders that sent the political media scrambling. And now, the billionaire businessman is poised to head into the general election with a political partner who -- by all outward appearances -- appears to be his polar opposite. Two days after a failed military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on those behind it -- and those perceived to have been involved -- is gathering pace. In the hours since Friday's uprising -- which left nearly 200 people dead in a chaotic night of violence -- thousands of soldiers have been arrested and hundreds of judiciary members removed. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has vowed that "they will pay a heavy price." Around 6,000 people have been detained so far, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told the state-run Anadolu Agency, adding that number is expected to rise. They include Gen. Bekir Ercan Van, commander of the Incirlik Air Base, according to the Turkish President's office. The United States uses the airbase to launch airstrikes on ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Speaking Sunday at the funeral of one of those killed in the uprising, Erdogan did not rule out bringing back the death penalty for the coup's perpetrators. Kerry: ISIS 'is on the run' despite recent terror attacks. Secretary of State John Kerry insisted Sunday that a recent spate of terrorist attacks reflects that ISIS is "on the run" in Iraq and Syria. Kerry downplayed attacks like the shooting at an Orlando nightclub, a driver's rampage through a crowd in Nice and the Istanbul airport attack, saying they don't reflect the strength of the group in its home bases. Those attacks "the desperate actions of an enemy that sees the noose closing around them," he told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." John Kerry: The recent terror attacks mean #ISIS is "on the run" https://t.co/6OZtrfIwim #CNNSOTU https://t.co/opJa38w4x6 — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) July 17, 2016 Tapper pressed Kerry about the assertion that ISIS "is on the run" given the recent string of attacks reportedly inspired by them. "If people are inspired, they are inspired," Kerry said. "But ISIL, which is based in Iraq and Syria, is under huge pressure, and that's a fact." "If you're saying that one person standing up one day and killing people is an example of ISIS moving in Iraq and Syria, I think you're dead wrong," he said. via Knit
Jul 17, 2016
Exclusive: David Brown, Dallas Police Chief with Jake, Dallas police chief's storied career marked by tragedies
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Dallas police chief's storied career marked by tragedies. In his six years as police chief, David Brown has endured profound tragedy -- in many different ways. On Thursday night, a sniper gunned down four of his Dallas police officers and killed an additional officer. Shortly after he earned the rank of chief, Brown lost his own son in a police-related shooting -- after his son shot and killed an officer. As Brown prepares for several police funerals, he faces yet another grueling challenge: trying to lead a grieving department amid anti-police tensions across the country. "We're hurting. Our profession is hurting. Dallas officers are hurting. We are heartbroken," Brown said. "There are no words to describe the atrocity that occurred to our city. All I know is that this: This must stop, this divisiveness between our police and our citizens." via Knit
Jul 10, 2016