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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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Episodes

Interview with 2020 Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar; Interview with Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren; Who is the Obama 2.0 of the 2020 campaign?

12/1/2019
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First, Dana sits down with 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota to talk about the latest in the impeachment inquiry, attacks over her opposition of free four-year college and progressive criticism of her health care plan. Then, Dana talks with Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California about her House panel's key impeachment hearing on Wednesday and how the impeachment of President Trump compares to her work on the impeachment process for President Nixon and President...

Duration:00:46:13

Interview with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff; Interview with Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin

11/24/2019
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First, Jake sits down with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to break down the latest in the House impeachment inquiry and the public testimony this week about President Trump's demand for Ukraine investigations. Then, Jake talks with Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin of New York about the President's defense in the impeachment inquiry and the Navy's military review of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Next, Jake breaks down the latest on impeachment with Jennifer Granholm, Rick...

Duration:00:58:14

Interview with Intel committee member Republican Congressman Mike Turner; Interview with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy; What Mr. Rogers might teach us about the cruelties and divisions of today

11/17/2019
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First, Jake speaks to Republican Rep. Mike Turner of the Intelligence Committee about this week's testimony in the impeachment inquiry and President Trump's conduct in the Ukraine scandal. Then, Jake talks to Democratic Senator Chris Murphy about Ambassador Sondland's future testimony and the President's view of Ukraine. Next, our panel of Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Scott Jennings, Jen Psaki and Mia Love discuss Pete Buttigieg's rise to the top in Iowa and the Republican response to the...

Duration:00:45:05

Interview with Republican Senator Ron Johnson; 2020 presidential candidate, Senator Amy Klobuchar

11/10/2019
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First, Jake talks with Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson to discuss the July 25th phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelensky, the fact that witnesses say there was a Ukraine quid pro quo connected to Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, and Johnson's role in advocating for military aid to be released to Ukraine. Then, Jake talks with 2020 presidential candidate. Senator Amy Klobuchar about House GOP's demands for Hunter Biden to testify in the impeachment...

Duration:00:41:43

Interview with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; Interview with House Democratic Whip Jim Clyburn; Interview with 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his wife, Evelyn.

11/3/2019
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First, Dana sits down with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to talk about the President's request that Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, testimony from administration officials indicating a quid pro quo over military aid, and new Mueller memos showing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pushed a conspiracy theory about Ukraine during the 2016 election. Then, Dana talks with House Democratic Whip Jim Clyburn about the impeachment inquiry...

Duration:00:44:15

Interview with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on the U.S. raid to kill ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; Interview with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy on the Baghdadi raid and the impeachment inquiry; Interview with former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McC

10/27/2019
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First, Jake sits down with the Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper, to discuss the details of the daring U.S. Special Forces raid to kill ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Then, Jake talks with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy about Baghdadi and Ukraine, as he recounts his meeting with the Ukrainian President in September. Next, Jake breaks down the Presidents statement on Baghdadi and the raids national security implications with former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and Former Pentagon...

Duration:00:45:11

Interview with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Interview with Senator Amy Klobuchar; Interview with retired General David Petraeus; Jake on the legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings

10/20/2019
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First, Jake sits down with Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg about the latest on the conflict in Syria, his attacks on 2020 opponents over Medicare for All and Secretary Hillary Clinton's swipe at 2020 candidate Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard. Next, Jake talks with Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar about the impeachment inquiry and her health care attacks at the Democratic debate. Then, retired Gen. David Petraeus joins Jake to talk about the latest...

Duration:00:40:50

Interview with Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg; Interview with Senator Kevin Cramer; Interview with Former Governor John Kasich

10/13/2019
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First, Jake speaks with Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg about President Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria, the impeachment inquiry and Beto O'Rourke's proposal to strip religious institutions of their tax-exempt status if they don't support LGBTQ rights. Then, Jake talks to Republican Senator Kevin Cramer about the conflict in northern Syria and whether or not it is acceptable for a President to ask a foreign leader to investigate political rivals. Then,...

Duration:00:41:39

Interview with Republican Presidential Candidates Mark Sanford and Joe Walsh; Interview with Democratic Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar; Jake looks at how history will judge Republican lawmakers for their response to President Trump's recent actions.

10/6/2019
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First, Jake speaks with two of President Trump's Republican challengers -former Congressmen Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford -who debate impeachment and whether they would vote for Trump over a Democrat. Then, Jake talks to Democratic Senator and Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar about Democrats' handling of the impeachment inquiry and the next steps if it reaches the Senate. Then, our panel of Amanda Carpenter, Karen Finney, Linda Chavez, and former Mayor Mitch Landrieu discuss the...

Duration:00:40:24

Interview with House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on the impeachment inquiry into President Trump; Interview with Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio on the whistleblower's complaint on Ukraine; Interview with 2020 presidential candidate

9/29/2019
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First, Jake talks with House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Hakeem Jeffries about their impeachment inquiry into President Trump and Democrat. Then, Jake sits down with Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio to lay out the facts about the President's conversation with Ukraine, the whistleblower's complaint and whether it was appropriate to store the transcript in a tightly-held classified system. Next, Jake interviews 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker about how the impeachment inquiry...

Duration:00:44:20

Interview with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Trump's Ukraine call, Iran sanctions, and the Trump administration's record on the climate crisis; Interview with House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff on Trump pushing Ukraine to investigate Biden and th

9/22/2019
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First, Jake sits down with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and presses him on President Trump's Ukraine call, new Iranian sanctions, and the Administration's lack of action on the climate crisis. Then, Jakes talks with House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff about the implications of Trump pushing Ukraine to investigate Biden, renewed calls for impeachment, and the whistleblower complaint being blocked from Congress. Then, our panel discusses CNN's brand new Iowa poll showing no clear...

Duration:00:41:15

Interview with Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on health care and 2020 politics; Interview with Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on foreign policy and gun control; Interview with Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on his freedom dividen

9/15/2019
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First, Jake sits down with South Bend Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to talk about his health care plan, plans for gun control in the Democratic Party and recent criticisms of Vice President Joe Biden. Then, Jake interviews Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul about his feud with Rep. Liz Cheney, the latest in Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia, and the possibility of gun control legislation in Congress. Next, Jake talks with Democratic presidential candidate entrepreneur Andrew...

Duration:00:42:50

Interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on the cancelled Camp David Taliban meeting; Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar, on Afghanistan peace talks and gun control; Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candid

9/8/2019
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First, Jake sits down with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, to talk about Trump's cancelled meeting with the Taliban and Afghan leaders and what it would take for the U.S. to come back to the negotiating table. Next, Jake talks to Senator Amy Klobuchar about the Taliban being invited to Camp David so close to 9/11, when she would negotiate with the terror group if she were President, and her priority on confronting gun violence. Then, Jake sits down with Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro...

Duration:00:42:07

Interview with the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on the shooting in Texas; Interview with acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor on Hurricane Dorian updates; Interview with Senator Rick Scott of Florida on preparations for Hurricane

9/2/2019
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First, Dana sits down with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke to talk about the tragic mass shooting in his home state of Texas, his proposal for mandatory gun-buybacks and what he thinks the best strategy for beating Trump is. Next, Dana talks to acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor for updates on Hurricane Dorian's recent upgrade to a Category 5 hurricane and what that means for people in its path. Then, Dana sits down with Senator Rick Scott of Florida and discusses...

Duration:00:42:47

Interview with the Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow on the the state of the economy and the G7 meetings; Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders; Interview with the late former Sen. McCain's wife, Ci

8/25/2019
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First, Brianna speaks with Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow about President Trump's refusal to back down on tariffs, the likelihood of a trade deal with China by 2020 and the cost of tariffs on US families. Next, Brianna talks with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders about his most recent tweak to his Medicare for All Plan, and he says that President Trump's trade policies are irrational. Then Bill Kristol, Rick Santorum, Gov. Jennifer Granholm...

Duration:00:45:01

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