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From the country’s major political and policy issues to diplomacy on the global stage, State of the Union with Jake Tapper brings in the world’s top newsmakers and analysts to deliver the smartest, most comprehensive look at what matters most to you.

From the country’s major political and policy issues to diplomacy on the global stage, State of the Union with Jake Tapper brings in the world’s top newsmakers and analysts to deliver the smartest, most comprehensive look at what matters most to you.
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From the country’s major political and policy issues to diplomacy on the global stage, State of the Union with Jake Tapper brings in the world’s top newsmakers and analysts to deliver the smartest, most comprehensive look at what matters most to you.

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Interview with Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Mark Warner on stunning new developments in the Russia investigation; Interview with Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Ron Johnson on the longest-ever government shutdown; Interview with New Y

1/13/2019
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First, CNN's Jake Tapper interviews Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Mark Warner on reports of the FBI's investigation into whether President Trump was working on behalf of the Russians and the President's concealing details of his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, plus how Congress can get out of the government shutdown. Next, Jake talks with Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Ron Johnson about President Trump's push for his border wall and this week's...

Duration:00:47:12

Interview with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on the deaths on the government shutdown and the President Trump's border wall; Interview with Alabama Sen. Doug Jones on border security and Democratic politics ahead of the 2020 presidential

1/6/2019
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First, CNN's Jake Tapper sits down for a wide-ranging interview with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, diving into the government shutdown and the standoff over President Trump's calls for border funding. Next, Jake talks with Alabama Sen. Doug Jones about how Democrats are navigating the shutdown, plus Democratic politics as his party takes over the House and prepares for the 2020 presidential campaign. Then, Jake interviews House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff...

Duration:00:50:10

Interview with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on the deaths of two migrant children and the border wall; Interview with South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham on the government shutdown; Interview with former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe on a

12/30/2018
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First, CNN's Dana Bash talks with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on President Trump pointing the blame at Democrats for the deaths of two migrant children at the US border, plus Day 9 of the government shutdown and Trump's demand for border wall funding. Then, Bash talks with South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham about possible solutions to the stalemate on immigration in Congress, as well as President Trump's decision to withdraw American troops from Syria. Bash also talks with...

Duration:00:46:10

Interview with Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Bob Corker on the shutdown and Trump's Syria decision; Interview with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul on his support of the President's Syria decision and the shutdown; Interview with incoming House Intel

12/23/2018
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First, Jake sits down with Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Bob Corker to discuss the partial government shutdown, the resignations of Defense Secretary James Mattis and top diplomat in the ISIS fight Brett McGurk, and Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria. Then, Trump talks to Senator Rand Paul, who supports the President's decision on Syria about that and the ongoing partial government shutdown. Next, incoming House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff joins Jake to discuss the...

Duration:00:50:08

Interview with Maine Senator Susan Collins on Healthcare and latest on the investigations into the President; Interview with incoming House Oversight chair Rep. Elijah Cummings on his investigative priorities; Panel breaks down judge's controversial Obama

12/16/2018
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First, Jake sits down with Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins to discuss the Federal judge ruling Obamacare unconstitutional and the latest development in the investigations into President Trump. Then, Jake is joined by Rep. Elijah Cummings, the incoming chair of the House Oversight committee to discuss his investigative priorities, the ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign, and the possibility of a government shutdown. Next, our panel of Symone Sanders, David Urban, Jen Psaki,...

Duration:00:41:48

Interview with expected House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler on the latest Trump investigation developments; Interview with Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Mueller and Saudi Arabia; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's late night phone habits

12/9/2018
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First, Jake talks to the expected head of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler about the Mueller investigation and whether the Southern District of New York alleging Trump directed Cohen to commit felonies is an impeachable offense. Then, Jake is joined by Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio to discuss John Kelly leaving the White House, the Mueller investigation, Saudi Arabia, the alleged election fraud in North Carolina. Next, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Adam...

Duration:00:42:40

Remembering George H.W. Bush with James Baker and Colin Powell; Interview with the Vice-chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee Mark Warner; Interview with Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown on Trump's trade maneuvering; Journalists and former aides remember P

12/2/2018
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First, Jake Tapper is joined by James Baker, President George H.W. Bush's best friend and former Chief of Staff and Secretary of State, about the former President's final days and lasting legacy. Then, Vice-chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee Mark Warner joins to discuss a week of major revelations in the Mueller probe. Next, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown joins Jake to discuss President Trump's trade maneuvering with China and the new NAFTA replacement deal. Then, former top military...

Duration:00:54:55

Interview with Iowa GOP Senator Joni Ernst; Interview with expected House Intelligence chair Adam Schiff; Panel with Rick Santorum, Jen Psaki, Bill Kristol, and Symone Sanders; Dana Bash's "Badass women" interview with Nancy Pelosi

11/25/2018
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First, Dana Bash talks to the incoming Vice Chair of the Senate Republican Conference, Joni Ernst about a potential government shut down, Trump's latest Khashoggi response, climate change, and the GOP's messaging toward women. Dana is then joined by the expected head of the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, to discuss President's relationship with the Saudi's, acting AG Whitaker's role in the Mueller investigation, and his opinion on Nancy Pelosi's Speaker chances. Next, Dana speaks...

Duration:00:42:18

Interview with Iowa Senator Joni Ernst; Interview with the expected head of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff; Panel with Rick Santorum, Jen Psaki, Bill Kristol, and Symone Sanders; Dana Bash's "Badass women" interview with Nancy Pelosi

11/25/2018
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Dana Bash talks to Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, the Incoming Vice Chair of the Senate Republican Conference, about a potential government shut down, Trump's Khashoggi responce, climate change, and the GOP's messaging toward women. Then, Dana is joined by the expected head of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff, as they discuss the President's response to Khashoggi, Whitaker's role in the Mueller investigation, and Schiff's opinion on Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House. Following, Dana...

Duration:00:42:18

Interview with Arizona Senator Jeff Flake; Interview with former Georgia gov. candidate Stacey Abrams; Panel discussions with New Members of Congress Deb Haaland, Dan Crenshaw, and Chrissy Houlahan; State of the Cartoonion: HQ2 Hunger Games

11/18/2018
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Jake talks to Arizona Senator Jeff Flake about the CIA assesment that the Saudi Crown Prince likely ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Mueller investigation, and his potential 2020 presidential run. Jake is then joined by former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams to discuss her allegations of voter suppression and her next steps in politics. Next, Jake speaks with three new members of the congress, New Mexico Democrat Deb Haaland, Texas Republican Dan Crenshaw,...

Duration:00:42:56

Interview with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer; Interview with National Republican Senatorial Committee Cory Gardner; Interview with top House judiciary Democrat Jerry Nadler; How Trump's wild week is breaking from the norm

11/11/2018
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First, Jake talks Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer about the ongoing recounts in Florida, healthcare, and future of democratic party. Jake spars with the chairman on the NRSC, Senator Gory Gardner, over claims of voter fraud in Florida and Arizona. Next, Jake speaks to the expected head of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerry Nadler about the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general and the possibility of impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Next, our...

Duration:00:51:04

Interview with Georgia Democratic candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams; Interviews with RNC chair Ronna McDaniel and DNC chair Tom Perez ahead of Tuesday's election; Plus: key races to watch on Tuesday

11/4/2018
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First, Jake talks to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams about Trump's attacks on her, health-care policy, gun control, and the investigation launched by her opponent into the Georgia Democratic Party for hacking. Jake is then joined by the Chair of the Republican Committee Ronna McDaniel to discuss immigration and Trump's rhetoric. Next, Jake speaks to Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez about the economy and the domestic abuse allegations against his deputy chair, Keith...

Duration:00:48:54

Interview with Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto on the horrific synagogue shooting; Interview with Congressman Adam Schiff; Interview billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer; Interview with former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci; a clos

10/28/2018
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First, Jake talks to Pittsburgh mayor, Bill Peduto about the violent shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue. Jake is then joined by the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, Adam Schiff to discuss anti-Semitism and if Trump plays a role in the recent violence. Then, Jake speaks to billionaire Democratic donor, Tom Steyer about the shooting in Pittsburgh and the bombs sent to prominent democrats this week -including him. Jake then talks to former White House Communications...

Duration:00:58:43

Interview with Tennessee Senator Bob Corker on Saudi Arabia's explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi; Interview with Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse on his new book; Interview with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; State of the Cartoonion, Donald Trump

10/21/2018
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Live from Tampa, Florida ahead of tonight's gubernatorial debate, Jake talks to Tennessee Senator Bob Corker about Jamal Khashoggi's death, the U.S. response, and if the Saudi story is credible. Jake is then joined by Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, as they discuss his new book "Them: Why We Hate Each Other - and How to Heal." Next, Jake speaks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on immigration policy, the Los Angeles homelessness problem, and his potential run for President in 2020. Next, our...

Duration:00:47:34

Interview with Florida Senator Marco Rubio on Hurricane Michael and the missing Saudi Journalist; Interview with Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor, Stacey Abrams on reports of voter suppression in her race; Interview with Vermont Senator, Bernie S

10/14/2018
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First, Jake talks to Florida Senator Marco Rubio about Hurricane Michael, the effects of climate change, and the diplomatic fallout over the missing Saudi Journalist. Jake is then joined by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss healthcare, Trump's response to the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, and who will run for the Democrats in 2020. Next, our panel of Paul Begala, Scott Jennings, Amanda Carpenter, and Symone Sanders joins to discuss new CNN polling on the 2020 race and their...

Duration:00:49:30

Interview with Maine Senator Susan Collins on her landmark Kavanaugh vote; Interview with Senate Judiciary Democrat Mazie Hirono; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich on Kavanaugh and the midterms; Melania's travels through Africa... but can't escape

10/7/2018
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First, Dana talks to Maine Senator Susan Collins about her decision to vote yes on Kavanaugh and her vote's implication. Then, Dana is joined by the Hawaii Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono to respond to Collins' and discuss what's next after Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. Next, our panel of Van Jones, Rick Santorum, Amanda Carpenter, and Jen Psaki joins to discuss Kavanaugh's confirmation and the implications for November's election. Finally, we take a look inside Melania Trump's first solo...

Duration:00:48:12

Interview with Kellyanne Conway about the Kavanaugh testimony and FBI investigation; Interview with Senate Judiciary Democrat Amy Klobuchar; State of the Cartoonion: is gut-wrenching testimony a marketing opportunity?

9/30/2018
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First, Jake talks to the Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway about the Brett Kavanaugh hearing and the ongoing F.B.I investigation. Jake is then joined by Amy Klobuchar, a Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's hearing from this past week. Next, our panel of Carrie Severino, Jennifer Granholm, Nina Turner, and Linda Chavez joins to discuss the FBI investigation and the cultural implications of Brett Kavanaugh's...

Duration:00:46:57

Interview with U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley; Interview with Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono on the Kavanaugh allegations; State of the Cartoonion: Is Donald Trump Making America Read Again?

9/23/2018
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In this episode, Jake talks to the Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley about Brett Kavanaugh, North Korea's nuclear program, and the recent attack in Iran. Then, Jake is joined by the Democratic Senator from Hawaii, Mazie Hirono as they discuss the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's. Next, our panel of Michael Caputo, Jennifer Granholm, Amanda Carpenter, and Karine Jean-Pierre join to discuss Christine Blasey Ford's upcoming testimony about...

Duration:00:42:36

Interview with Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; Interview with Alabama Democratic Senator Doug Jones; Interview with former Special Counsel and author of the new book "Contempt" Ken Starr; Jake's take on Trump and Puerto Rico.

9/16/2018
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In this Sunday's episode, Jake talks to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about the President's denial of the death toll in Puerto Rico, the anonymous sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh, and the cost of her proposed programs. Next, Senator Doug Jones joins to discuss Manafort's plea deal, the Mueller investigation, and the allegation against Brett Kavanaugh. Then, Ken Starr joins to talk to Jake about the Mueller investigation, the possibility of impeachment, and his thoughts on Brett...

Duration:00:43:09

Interview with Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway; Interview with Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse; Interview with Virginia Senator Mark Warner; State of the Cartoonion, Trump's hunt for the NYT op-ed author.

9/9/2018
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This Sunday on State of the Union, Jake interviews Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway to discuss the anonymous New York Times op-ed which criticizes President Trump as well as Bob Woodward's new book "Fear." Next, Jake is joined by Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse to discuss the state of the Republican Party and why he considers leaving it. Following this, Jake interviews Virginia Senator Mark Warner to discuss the Mueller investigation and the George Papadopoulos sentencing. Jake is then...

Duration:00:49:28