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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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@cnnsotu

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Episodes

Interview with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on the the state of the economy and the US-China trade war; Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg; State of the Cartoonion: Making over the Statue of Liberty.

8/18/2019
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First, Jake sits down with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro to talk about growing recession fears, the Federal Reserve's decision to lower interest rates and whether or not American consumers will bear the brunt of the additional China tariffs. Next, Jake talks with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg about how his efforts to break through with black voters, his plan to reduce gun violence, and the Trump administration's peace talks with the Taliban. Then...

Duration:00:42:40

Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on white supremacy and gun control in the wake of the El Paso attack; Interview with Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan on the Mississippi ICE raids; Intervi

8/11/2019
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First, Jake talks with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke who says that President Trump was trying to shift focus from mass shootings by retweeting conspiracy theories and that he is now willing to embrace gun licensing laws. Then, Jake sits down with the acting head of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan to react to the Mississippi ICE raids and the pleas of a child separated from her father, plus the decrease in apprehensions at the border. Then, Jake speaks with...

Duration:00:46:45

SPECIAL EDITION: 2020 Democratic presidential candidates discuss El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio mass shootings; Beto O'Rourke, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Tim Ryan.

8/4/2019
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First, Jake talks to former Texas Representative Beto O'Rourke live from El Paso about the recent mass shooting and white nationalism. Then, Jake talks to Mayor Pete Buttigieg about the the two shootings and his calls to for gun reform. Then, Jake talks to former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, who says the two shootings point towards the effects of President Trump on the rise of bigotry. Then, Jake talks to former Mayor Cory Booker, who blames President Trump for...

Duration:01:15:26

Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on President Trump's attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings; Interview with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on the Mueller hearing and impeachment proceedings; Interview wi

7/28/2019
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First, Jake sits down with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders about President Trump's recent attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore, fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's criticism of Sanders' health care plan, Sanders' comparison of American pharmaceutical executives to murderers, his plan to get rid of all student loan debt, and his regret over supporting the 1994 crime bill despite voicing reservations at the time. Next, Jake...

Duration:00:53:49

Interview with 2020 presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker on President Trump attacking democratic Congresswomen; Interview with Chairman of Homeland Security Committee Ron Johnson on Trump's continued twitter attacks and the ongoing crisis at the bor

7/21/2019
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First, Dana talks with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker on President Trump attacking four progressive Congresswomen, the chance to face off against fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on the next debate stage, and the recent criticism of the Newark New Jersey police department. Next, Dana talks with Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, on President Trump's continued twitter attack of democratic Congresswomen, the...

Duration:00:43:24

Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Bill de Blasio on deportation raids in New York City; Interview with acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli on deportation raids; State of the Cartoonion on the

7/14/2019
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First, Jake talks with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Bill de Blasio on the deportation raids in New York City, the Obama-Biden deportation rate, President Trump's tweets on progressive congresswomen and the electricity blackout in New York City. Next, Jake sits down with acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli on the condition of the detention centers at the border, the people targeted in the deportation raids and President Trump's tweets on...

Duration:00:42:07

Interview with Michigan Rep. Justin Amash on his recent departure from the Republican Party; former Vice President Joe Biden on his 2020 campaign; a look at women in US sports and the World Cup

7/7/2019
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First, Jake Tapper sits down with Michigan Rep. Justin Amash to talk about leaving the Republican Party, his future as an independent and possible plans to run for president in 2020. Then, former Vice President Joe Biden's exclusive interview with CNN on his political record, and the future of his 2020 campaign. Next, former Rep. Mia Love, Scott Jennings, Jennifer Psaki and Abdul El-Sayed join Jake to talk about the 2020 primary race and Amash leaving the Republican Party. Finally, Jake sits...

Duration:00:43:11

Interview with Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and CNN's Fareed Zakaria on President Trump's last minute Kim Jong Un meeting; Interview with 2020 Presidential candidate, Senator Amy Klobuchar on North Korea, Immigration, and Russian

6/30/2019
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First, Brianna Keilar, filling in for Jake, talks with Fareed Zakaria and Director James Clapper about President Trump's meeting with Chairman Kim Jong Un, his invitation to Kim Jong Un to Washington. Next, Brianna talks with 2020 Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar about President Trump conducting foreign diplomacy by tweet, the idea that Russia could be behind the twitter bot attacks on fellow 2020 Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris, and the most recent House Border bill....

Duration:00:43:34

Interview with Vice President Mike Pence on escalating Iranian tensions and the crisis at the southern border; Interview with Rep. Adam Schiff on Democratic investigations; Interview with Julián Castro on the southern border.

6/23/2019
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First, Jake sits down with Vice President Mike Pence on the escalating tensions with Iran and President Trump's decision to pull back a retaliatory strike, as well as the conditions for migrant children at the border and his run for re-election with President Trump in 2020. Next, Jake talks with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff about how President Trump is handling tensions with Iran and rising support within the Democratic caucus for impeachment proceedings. Then, Jake...

Duration:00:56:22

Interview with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on his 2020 campaign for President; Interview with former Congressman Beto O'Rourke on his 2020 campaign for President; State of the Cartoonion on the 2020 candidates carpooling on the campaign trail.

6/16/2019
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First, Jake sits down with 2020 presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on President Trump's willingness to accept foreign election interference, the latest tensions in Iran and starting a family in the White House. Next, Jake talks with former Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas about the crisis at the border, calls for impeachment against President Trump and his stalled poll numbers in the 2020 race. Then, Amanda Carpenter, former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, former Sen. Rick...

Duration:00:43:17

Interview with Sen. Bernie Sanders on health care and his plan for 2020; A look at Melania Trump's fashion during the UK trip.

6/9/2019
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First, Dana interviews 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on his current second place polling in a new CNN/Des Moines Register Iowa poll, his plan for a free college, his views as a Democratic socialist and what that means for his campaign. Dana also talks about trade and the President's deal to avoid tariffs with Mexico, as well as immigration, the Hyde Amendment, his efforts to pressure Walmart to raise the minimum wage and his foreign policy goals with Iran and Iraq. Then,...

Duration:00:42:54

Interview with Sen. Cory Booker on gun violence; Interview with acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan on immigration; Interview with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on impeachment; Interview with 2020 candidate Seth Moulton on post-traumat

6/2/2019
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First, Jake interviews 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on the mass shooting in Virginia Beach, his proposal for federal gun licenses and his new call to being impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Then, Jake sits down with acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan to talk about the humanitarian crisis at the border with Mexico and the President's new tariffs on Mexican goods. Next, Jake talks with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn about growing calls for...

Duration:00:44:02

Interview with Sen. Joni Ernst on President Trump's tweet on North Korea and his tariffs against China; Interview with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on his 2020 presidential campaign; Record number of black female graduates at West Point.

5/26/2019
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First, Dana interviews Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on the President's recent tweet that he's not disturbed by North Korean missile tests, how his tariffs are hurting Iowa farmers and a new GOP plan for paid family leave. Next, Dana interviews New York City Bill de Blasio on the launch of his 2020 presidential campaign, how Democrats should handle impeachment and criminal justice. Then, Alexandra Rojas, Scott Jennings, Bakari Sellers and Kristen Soltis Anderson join Dana to talk about the...

Duration:00:43:29

Interview with Utah Senator Mitt Romney on impeachment, Iran, and China; Interview with new 2020 Democratic candidate Montana Governor Steve Bullock; State of the Cartoonion: Game of Thrones...Trump style

5/19/2019
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First, Jake sits down with Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney about Michigan Republican Justin Amash laying out the case for impeachment, heightened tensions with Iran, and the President's trade war with China. Then, Jake is joined by Montana Governor and 2020 Democratic candidate Steve Bullock to discuss the strong economy, abortion, and his 2020 run. Next, our panel of Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Mia Love, Bakari Sellers, and Rick Santorum discuss Amash saying the President committed...

Duration:00:43:04

Interview with Sen. Kamala Harris of California on her 2020 presidential campaign; Political drama in "Veep" mirrors real-life DC

5/12/2019
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Jake travels to Oakland, California for an exclusive one-on-one interview with 2020 presidential candidate and California Sen. Kamala Harris. Harris talks about the latest news, including a potential constitutional crisis in Washington and escalating trade tensions with China. She defends her positions on Medicare for All and her truancy initiative in California. And she talks about her "modern family" and why her stepchildren call her "Momala." Then, Rep. Michael Waltz, former Gov. Jennifer...

Duration:00:43:09

Interview with Sen. Amy Klobuchar on the economy and her 2020 presidential campaign; Interview with Sen. Cory Booker in Newark, New Jersey on his record as mayor and his 2020 presidential campaign; State of the Cartoonion on the feud between Trump and Bid

5/5/2019
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First, Jake interviews Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota on the strong economy, her plan to fight addiction and fund mental health services, and her 2020 presidential campaign. Next, Jake travels to Newark, New Jersey to talk with Democratic Sen. Cory Booker about his record on charter schools, his health care policies, how to stop gun violence and his strategy for taking on Trump in 2020. Then, David Urban, Abdul El-Sayed, S.E. Cupp and Karen Finney join Jake to break down the...

Duration:00:41:56

Interview with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on the shooting at a California synagogue and the rise of hate crimes in the United States; Interview with Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton about his 2020 run for the White House; State of the Cartoonion o

4/28/2019
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First, Jake sits down with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to talk about the attack on a California synagogue and President Trump's defense of his Charlottesville comments, plus new economic numbers and the Russia investigation. Next, Jake interviews Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton about his run for President in 2020 and his views on health care. Then, Former Mayor Andrew Gillum, former Utah Rep. Mia Love, David Urban and Kirsten Powers talk about the rise of hate crimes in the United...

Duration:00:42:31

Interview with the President's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the Mueller report's findings; Interview with Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara to respond to Giuliani and dive into the legal implications of the report; Interview with 2020 candidate Congressman Ti

4/21/2019
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First, Jake speaks with CNN's Nic Robertson about the terror attacks in Sri Lanka. Next, the President's attorney Rudy Giuliani sits down with Jake to discuss the credibility of the Mueller report and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, respond to criticism from Senator Mitt Romney, and look at the case for Obstruction of Justice. Then, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins Jake to respond to Giuliani and lay out his thoughts on the Muller report. Then, Jake speaks with 2020 contender...

Duration:00:54:24

Interview with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on President Trump's recent controversial moves on immigration and the imminent release of the special counsel report; Interview with Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida on the President's b

4/14/2019
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First, Jake talks with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler about Trump's offer to pardon a top border official if he went to jail to blocking asylum-seekers from entering the country, Trump's plan to transport undocumented migrants from the border into sanctuary cities and the imminent release of the Mueller report. Next, Jake interviews Sen. Rick Scott of Florida about the President's latest moves on the border, the potential for military intervention in Venezuela and stalled...

Duration:00:42:30

Interview with House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff on the special counsel report; Interview with White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board; Interview with Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet on his like

4/7/2019
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First, Jake interviews the House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff about the pending release of the special counsel report and Democratic requests for President Trump's taxes. Next, Jake sits down with White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on the latest jobs numbers and the President's two new picks for the Federal Reserve board. Then, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet talks with Jake about his likely run for President in 2020 and the state of Democratic politics. Then, Democratic...

Duration:00:44:27