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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 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

Interview with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on the Mueller probe, health care and the situation at the border; Interview with former Nevada assemblywoman Lucy Flores on her allegation against then-Vice President Joe Biden in 2014; Inter

3/31/2019
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First, Jake spars with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney over the Trump administration's lack of legislation to replace Obamacare and the President's threat to close the US-Mexico border, as well as the conclusions of the Mueller report. Next, Jake talks with former Nevada assemblywoman Lucy Flores in her first TV interview on her allegation of "inappropriate" behavior by then-Vice President Joe Biden in 2014. Then, Jake interviews Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton about a...

Duration:00:50:34

Interview with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on the pending release of the main conclusions of the Mueller report; Interview with Senator Ted Cruz of Texas on the Russia investigation and President Trump's recognition of Israel's soverei

3/24/2019
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First, Dana interviews House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on what to expect from Attorney General Bill Barr's summary of the Mueller report, how he plans to obtain the full Mueller report and what the latest information means for possible impeachment. Next, Dana talks with Senator Ted Cruz of Texas about the latest in the Russia investigation, as well as President Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty in the Golan Heights and ongoing federal investigation into Boeing after...

Duration:00:42:15

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