The Situation Room-logo

The Situation Room

CNN

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer is the command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. Your world: raw, unfiltered and live. You see it when we see it.

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer is the command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. Your world: raw, unfiltered and live. You see it when we see it.
More Information

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer is the command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. Your world: raw, unfiltered and live. You see it when we see it.

Twitter:

@CNNSitroom

Language:

English

Contact:

One CNN Center Atlanta, GA 30303 404-827-1500


Episodes

AG Barr to hold news conference about Mueller Report to accompany release of redacted version of report; NY Times: Justice Department has been consulting with White House for days about Mueller Report; After tough talk at U.S., Kim Jong Un shows off milit

4/17/2019
More
Trump predicts "You'll see a lot of very strong things come out" when Mueller Report is released tomorrow; Attorney General Barr to take questions on Mueller Report tomorrow at 9:30AM ET; Justice Department reveals a less-redacted version of the Mueller Report will go to some members of Congress via Knit

Duration:00:49:06

Current and former White House officials say they fear Trump's wrath if Mueller report exposes their testimony, House Democrats zero in on Trump's finances with subpoenas for bank records and tax returns

4/16/2019
More
Parisians crowd streets in vigil outside Notre Dame as French President vows to rebuild it in five years, Prosecutors think Notre Dame blaze likely accidental; Inspectors say structure is sound despite fire damage, Democrats House Intelligence Chairman and top Republican request counterintelligence materials from Mueller investigation, House Committees subpoena Trump-connected banks; Eric Trump: "Unprecedented abuse of power" by Democrats, House Judiciary Chair poised to issue subpoena for...

Duration:00:42:42

Fire engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris; Iconic spire has fallen, roof has collapsed; Barr due to release redacted Mueller Report Thursday as President Trump's legal team prepares to push back; Dems demand documents on White House plan to place detaine

4/15/2019
More
Firefighters battling to save at least part of Notre Dame as flames engulf iconic cathedral; French official says both towers of Notre Dame Cathedral are safe despite devastating fire; French official says one firefighter seriously injured battling blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral; Dems' House Intel Chairman and top Republican request counterintelligence materials from Mueller investigation via Knit

Duration:00:55:43

Trump: "Strongly looking" at the possibility of bringing detained migrants to sanctuary cities; Trump says he can send sanctuary cities an "unlimited supply" of undocumented immigrants

4/12/2019
More
Officials: Trump promised then-CBP Chief a pardon if he went to jail for violating immigration law; Trump admits plan to dump detained immigrants in sanctuary cities as retribution against democrats; Trump: We're going to put more troops on the border; Cheating scandal forces crackdown in college entrance exams; Ecuador: "Close collaborator" of Assange under arrest; looking for Russians who may have worked with Assange via Knit

Duration:00:19:08

United States charges Wikileaks founder in hacking conspiracy; Julian Assange allegedly plotted to steal military secrets; After saying "I love Wikileaks" during 2016 campaign Trump now says "I know nothing about Wikileaks"; Ex-Obama white house counsel

4/12/2019
More
United States charges Wikileaks founder in hacking conspiracy; Julian Assange allegedly plotted to steal military secrets; After saying "I love Wikileaks" during 2016 campaign Trump now says "I know nothing about Wikileaks"; Praised by Trump, Barr faces backlash from democrats and some in GOP for remarks about "spying" on campaign; Source: DOJ expected to bring more charges against Assange; Trump praises AG Barr's "Spying" remarks before congress; After saying "I love Wikileaks" during 2016...

Duration:00:44:38

Attorney General William Barr says government spying occurred against the Trump campaign, but offers no proof

4/10/2019
More
Spy Claims: AG William Barr says government spying occurred against the Trump campaign but offers no proof; is actress Lori Loughlin being pressured to take plea deal in college entrance scandal; Federal investigators questioned two former Trump aids about hush money payments; Trump: IRS will not comply with today's deadline to hand over 6 years of Trump's tax returns, and What's In A Name? Trump criticizes George Washington for not naming Mount Vernon after himself. via Knit

Duration:00:44:16

Nadler says he will subpoena unredacted Mueller report as Attorney General Barr says to expect declassified report "Within a week"

4/9/2019
More
Trump: No plan to restart family separations at border, blames Obama for the separations and use of "Cages", Democrats' Nadler: "Disturbing" that Attorney General Barr won't say if White House has been briefed on full Mueller report, Actress Lori Loughlin among 16 parents facing additional charges in college entrance scandal, New York Times: Senator Sanders says he is now a millionaire; Will release 10 years of tax returns before Monday, Senator Gillibrand takes questions at CNN Town Hall...

Duration:00:44:26

Trump firing Secret Service Director after the ouster of Homeland Security Secretary; House Judiciary Chairman says he'll call Mueller to testify; 2020 Dem blasts VP Pence over sexual orientation issues

4/8/2019
More
Prosecutor: Chinese Mar-A-Lago trespasser had device that can detect hidden cameras, 9 USB drives, 5 SIM cards; Trump purging top Homeland Security Officials as immigration hardliners hold sway at White House; Sources: Trump ordered Nielsen & Pompeo to immediately shut down part of border two weeks ago, but backed down; Sources: Trump has been pushing to not only reinstate, but expand family separation policy; AG Barr to testify before House and Senate Appropriations; Barr to face tough...

Duration:00:45:54

Lawyers for Trump send letter to Treasury Dept. pushing back on Democrats' demands for tax returns; Biden attempts to defuse controversy over women's complaints of unwanted contact; Trump visits border after threats to Mexico; touts "new wall" as he says

4/5/2019
More
Trump visits border after threats to Mexico; touts "new wall" as he says "our country is full"; Biden jokes he had permission to hug UN official; Biden: Not my intention to make light of anyone's discomfort; Wikileaks: Founder Julian Assange could soon be expelled from London embassy where he's taken refuge since 2012 via Knit

Duration:00:40:57

House Judiciary approves subpoena for full Mueller Report; Source: FBI investigating security breach at Trump's Mar-a-lago Resort, looking for possible espionage; Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin make court appearances in college entrance scan

4/3/2019
More
Oversight Chairman: Will subpoena Trump's former accounting firm to obtain financial documents; Trump flip-flops on health care and immigration, makes false claims as he tries to get the story straight; Biden: "Social norms are changing," says he'll be "more mindful about respecting personal space"; Biden responds to women who say he made them uncomfortable; Trump falsely claims his father was born in Germany, windmills cause cancer, 2018 midterms were rigged via Knit

Duration:00:41:51

Trump lashes out at Intelligence Chair Schiff and Judiciary Chair Nadler; They're in the Situation Room to respond

4/2/2019
More
House oversight authorizes subpoena for ex-White House official in security clearance probe; Judiciary panel to subpoena full Mueller report, Trump: "Ridiculous" to subpoena full Mueller report, Anything we give Democrats will "Never be good enough", Oversight Chairman: Trying to understand why White House official overruled whistleblower's concerns, House Judiciary Committee to authorize subpoenas for Mueller report tomorrow; Won't issue them immediately, Feds: Woman with Chinese passports...

Duration:00:53:01

Supporters defend Biden as a second woman complains she was bothered by his touching; Oversight Chairman: Whistleblower says White House overturned about 25 security clearance denials; Judiciary Democrats to authorize subpoena for full Mueller Report

4/1/2019
More
House Intel Chairman defends Democrats demands on Mueller Report; House Judiciary Committee to vote Wednesday to authorize subpoenas for five former White House staffers; White House officials: "It's anyone's guess" if Trump will follow through on threat to close border with Mexico; Administration official: Border closures would be "catastrophic"; Source: White House considering "border or immigration czar" to contain a surge in migrants crossing the Mexican border; GOP's McCaul: Sealing...

Duration:00:40:32

AG Barr: Mueller report is nearly 400 pages, expects release "by mid-April, if not sooner"; Trump says "very good likelihood" he will close the border with Mexico next week

3/30/2019
More
Trump: Will close border next week and keep it closed "If Mexico doesn't immediately stop all illegal immigration"; Barr: "No plans" to submit report to the White House for an executive privilege review; Barr: Mueller assisting DOJ in redacting his report; Barr: Will make report public after sending to Congress; says "everyone will soon be able to read it on their own"; House Judiciary Chairman Nadler still insisting on full Mueller report "without redactions" by April 2; Trump voices "great...

Duration:00:44:27

Source: Grand jury info is "primary obstacle" to release of Mueller report; will require a court order; Trump calls Smollett case "Absolute embarrassment" to our country" as Chicago request actor pay $130,000; Trump insists "no obstruction" and "No collus

3/29/2019
More
Source: Grand jury info is "primary obstacle" to release of Mueller report; will require a court order; Trump insists "no obstruction" and "No collusion," demands that house intel chairman Schiff resign; Source: Grand jury info is "primary obstacle" to release of Mueller report; will require a court order; House intel republicans call on chairman Adam Schiff to resign; Jared Kushner interviewed behind closed doors by senate intel; Trump on Mueller: "Beautiful conclusion" but concedes he...

Duration:00:39:41

Trump defends support for fully eliminating Obamacare without a backup plan, source says Pence raised concerns about strategy; Two police investigative reports released in Smollett case; CNN Exclusive Poll: 86% say Mueller findings won't affect their 2020

3/27/2019
More
House Intel Chair: Panel's Russia probe will continue, but scope depends on learning more from Mueller Report; CNN Exclusive Poll: 56% believe Mueller Report does not exonerate Trump of collusion with Russia; Former FBI Director Comey: I thought Trump answer to NBC on Russia was "potentially obstruction of justice"; Special Counsel briefly interviewed Maria Butina in January; Cook County State's Attorney: Smollett's court file wasn't supposed to be sealed; Clerk may have made an error; CNN...

Duration:00:40:49

Chicago Mayor condemns "Whitewash of justice" after all charges against actor Jussie Smollett are dropped, DOJ: Will take "Weeks not months" to release Mueller report; Trump: Mueller's report "Great, could not have been better"

3/26/2019
More
Trump falsely claims special counsel found "No obstruction", DOJ says entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down; Pelosi: White House waging "all-out war" on health care, Papadopoulos: Lawyers have applied for a pardon and "If offered one, it would be an honor to accept", Giuliani: I wouldn't agree Mueller acted honorably, Giuliani: Mueller should not have "Punted" the decision on obstruction to the Attorney General via Knit

Duration:00:54:51

Trump: Releasing Mueller Report "wouldn't bother me at all", now concedes Mueller acted honorably during investigation; Feds arrest porn star's ex-attorney Michael Avenatti in cases alleging bank fraud, attempt to extort Nike; Trump says Mueller acted hon

3/25/2019
More
Israel strikes targets in Gaza after rocket hits house in Israel; CNN: Mueller told Justice Department three weeks ago he wouldn't reach a conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice; White House official: Trump team still hasn't seen full Mueller Report; Democratic lawmakers insist on seeing full Mueller Report, vow to push on with their own investigations; Celebrity attorney Mark Geragos identified as the unnamed co-conspirator in Avenatti case; In wake of Mueller Report summary,...

Duration:00:45:22

Attorney general spends hours reviewing Mueller report as House Democrats hold emergency conference call; Attorney General Barr spends hours reviewing Mueller report; sources say Trump taking wait and see approach to its release;

3/23/2019
More
Trump golfing, lying low as sources say he is taking a wait and see approach to release of Mueller report; Prosecutors suggest Manafort may be secretly trying to hide $1 million being seized by the government for his crimes; House Democrats hold emergency conference call, demand full transparency on final Mueller report; Democrats tell Trump administration to preserve documents related to the Mueller investigation; via Knit

Duration:00:41:24

Special Counsel delivers Russia report to Attorney General

3/23/2019
More
Attorney General says he may notify Congress of Special Counsel's "principal conclusions as soon as this weekend"; DOJ Official: Special Counsel Russia report is "comprehensive"; DOJ Official: Special Counsel conclusions "expected to be made public"; DOJ Official: No additional indictments coming from Mueller via Knit

Duration:00:55:38

Special Counsel delivers Russia report to Attorney General

3/23/2019
More
Attorney General says he may notify Congress of Special Counsel's "principal conclusions as soon as this weekend"; DOJ Official: Special Counsel Russia report is "comprehensive"; DOJ Official: Special Counsel conclusions "expected to be made public"; DOJ Official: No additional indictments coming from Mueller via Knit

Duration:00:55:38