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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 US Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown on the Christchurch terror attack; Interview with Rep. Rashida Tlaib one of the only Muslims in Congress on the rise of white nationalism and the President's response. Interview with 2020 candidate a

3/17/2019
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First, Jake speaks with the US Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown about the latest details on the Christchurch attack and the President's response to the tragedy. Then, Jake speaks with Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, one of only three Muslims in Congress, about her reaction to Trump's comments on White Nationalism and the ongoing controversy surrounding Rep. Ilhan Omar. Next, Jake interviews 2020 Democratic candidate and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar on the Christchurch shooting,...

Duration:00:52:47

Interview with 2020 presidential candidate and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro on controversial comments from Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and his plans for slavery reparations; Interview with Texas Rep. Will Hurd on Presiden

3/10/2019
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First, Jake interviews 2020 presidential hopeful Julián Castro about divisions in the Democratic Party on reparations for slavery, the response to controversial comments by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and a new CNN/Des Moines Register poll in Iowa. Next, Jake sits down with Texas Rep. Will Hurd on the President's national emergency declaration to build his border wall and his thoughts on his fellow Texan Beto O'Rourke's possible 2020 bid. Then, Jake interviews 2020 presidential contender and...

Duration:00:42:18

Interview with National Security Adviser John Bolton; Interview with Senate Intelligence Vice Chair Mark Warner; Interview with Louisiana GOP Senator John Kennedy; Interview with Michigan Representative Justin Amash; State of the Cartoonion: Michael Cohen

3/3/2019
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First, Jake sits down with the National Security Adviser John Bolton to discuss the fallout from the North Korea summit, negotiations with the Taliban, and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. Then, the Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee Mark Warner joins to address reports that President Trump intervened in Jared Kushner's security clearance, Michael Cohen's testimony, and the ongoing controversies in his home commonwealth of Virginia. Next, Louisiana Republican Senator John...

Duration:00:54:44

Interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on American involvement with Venezuela and negotiations over North Korean denuclearization; Interview with Preet Bharara and Lisa Monaco on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation; State of the Cartooni

2/24/2019
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First, Jake interviews Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the Trump administration's plans to handle the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela as well as next steps to achieve North Korean denuclearization. Next, Jake talks about the latest from the Special Counsel's investigation with former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, and Lisa Monaco, who served as counsel and chief of staff for Robert Mueller at the FBI. Then, Jake sits down with Mike...

Duration:00:44:59

Interview with potential Presidential contender and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown; Interview with House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff on Trump's emergency and the latest Russia developments; Dana Bash takes a look at how women are shaping the political disc

2/17/2019
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First, Dana Bash talks to Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown about the President's national emergency declaration, medicare for all, whether he's running for President and more. Then, Dana speaks with the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff about the constitutionality of the national emergency and the latest on the Special Counsel investigation. Next, our panel of Jennifer Granholm, Rick Santorum, Rep. Anthony Brown, and Linda Chavez discuss how Republicans will...

Duration:00:42:49

Interview with South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg on his campaign for President in 2020; Interview with Rep. Liz Cheney on the shutdown negotiations and Syria troop withdrawal; Interview with Sen. Chris Murphy on the Virginia scandals and the Green New Deal;

2/10/2019
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First, Jake interviews 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg about his run for the White House, the scandals plaguing top Democrats in Virginia and plans for a Green New Deal. Next, Jake talks with Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming about President Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria and the latest in the efforts to find a compromise on the President's border wall. Plus, Jake sits down with Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy about possible sanctions against Saudi Arabia over the murder of...

Duration:00:45:56

Interview with Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Northam photo controversy and his potential 2020 run; interview with Senate Appropriations Chair Richard Shelby on the ongoing border wall negotiations; Panel discussion on Northam's changing stor

2/3/2019
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First, Jake talks with former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe about the racist photo controversy involving the current VA governor Ralph Northam including whether Northam should resign. Then, Jake speaks with the chair of the Senate Appropriations committee and one of lead Congressional negotiators trying to strike an immigration deal on the state on the negotiations and Trump's feud with his intelligence chiefs. Then our panel of Karen Finney, Scott Jennings, Bakari Sellers, and Linda...

Duration:00:44:43

Interview with Florida Senator Marco Rubio on the end of the shutdown, the Roger Stone indictment, and Venezuela; Interview with Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi; Interview with former Housing and Urban Development Secretary on his 2020 presidential ru

1/27/2019
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First, Jake interviews Florida Senator Marco Rubio on whether the GOP gained anything from the shutdown, the implications of the Roger Stone indictment, and the ongoing power struggle in Venezuela. Next, Jake talks with Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi about the details of the Roger Stone indictments and his connections to Wikileaks. Then, Jake interviews former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro on the border wall, the impact of a possible independent running in 2020...

Duration:00:44:26

Interview with President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the special counsel's Russia investigation; Interview with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on the government shutdown and her 2020 bid; Interview with Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

1/20/2019
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First, CNN's Jake Tapper interviews President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Trump's involvement in a potential deal for a Trump Tower in Moscow during the campaign. Next, Jake talks with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about a possible deal to get out of the government shutdown, plus her conservative views on immigration from her past in light of her 2020 presidential bid. Finally,...

Duration:00:55:11

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