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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.

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Episodes

Officials: Four officers and multiple civilians struck by gunfire in Illinois mass shooting; suspect "apprehended"; White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders interviewed by Mueller

2/15/2019
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Awaiting police news conference on mass shooting in Illinois; Source: At least one dead in Illinois mass shooting; Judge issues gag order for Trump ally Roger Stone; Special Counsel prosecutors say they have Roger Stone's communications with Wikileaks; House Oversight Chairman: New documents contradict Trump attorney's statements over hush-money payments via Knit

Duration:00:52:34

White House: Trump will sign spending bill averting shutdown and will declare national emergency to fund border wall; William Barr sworn in as Attorney General, gains broad control over Mueller probe; Friend describes alleged Russian agent's life in U.S.

2/14/2019
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Democrats threaten lawsuit after Trump says he will declare a national emergency to fund border wall; White House releases results of Trump's annual physical; Former Acting FBI Director confirms talks inside Justice Dept. about invoking 25th amendment to remove Trump from office via Knit

Duration:00:48:13

FEMA Director Brock Long resigns; Awaiting judge's decision on whether Manafort lied to Mueller team violating plea deal; Trump repeatedly avoids saying whether he will sign bill to avoid government shutdown

2/13/2019
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Congressional aides drafting final pieces of bill to avert shutdown; Trump still not saying if he'll sign it; Senators introduce bipartisan bill to hold Russia accountable for election meddling, aggression in Ukraine; Feds: Former Air Force Intelligence Specialist spied for Iran via Knit

Duration:00:45:30

FEMA Director Brock Long resigns; Awaiting judge's decision on whether Manafort lied to Mueller team violating plea deal; Trump repeatedly avoids saying whether he will sign bill to avoid government shutdown

2/13/2019
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Congressional aides drafting final pieces of bill to avert shutdown; Trump still not saying if he'll sign it; Senators introduce bipartisan bill to hold Russia accountable for election meddling, aggression in Ukraine; Feds: Former Air Force Intelligence Specialist spied for Iran via Knit

Duration:00:45:30

Russia probe split revealed: Senate Intelligence GOP Chair and Democratic Vice Chair disagree on question of collusion, Millions hit by severe winter storms

2/12/2019
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Trump stirs confusion on deal to avoid shutdown, declares he's "Not happy" as a White House official says he's likely to sign it, Angry Senate Intelligence Chair on ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen postponing his testimony: "We may help him go to prison", Top Senate Intelligence Democrat Warner splits with GOP Chair Burr, says too soon to declare no evidence of collusion, Trump won't say if he'll sign a bipartisan deal to avoid shutdown, Senate Intelligence Chairman: Any goodwill between...

Duration:00:50:43

Trump heading to border to press case for wall as lawmakers struggle to reach deal to avert shutdown; Democratic lawmaker apologizes after backlash over Israel tweets; Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen postpones congressional testimony for a third time

2/11/2019
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House Intel Chair concerned Mueller isn't probing Trump ties to Deutsche bank and possible money laundering; Congressional negotiators to meet during next hour after talks to avoid a government shutdown collapsed Sunday; Sen. Warren suggests Trump "may not even be a free person" by 2020 election; Jailed gun activist denies she's a Russian spy via Knit

Duration:00:46:15

Acting AG Whitaker testifies he hasn't talked to Trump about Mueller probe; Virginia Lt Governor denies new sexual assault claim

2/9/2019
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Clashes with Dems in fiery hearing; Prosecutors reviewing if National Enquirer violated non-prosecution deal with alleged extortion of Bezos; Whitaker won't say if he talked about Cohen case with Trump: "I'm not going to discuss my private conversations with Pres"; House judiciary chair renews threat to subpoena Whitaker, calls him "arrogant"; Trump back at White House after annual physical; Doctor says Trump "in very good health" after physical via Knit

Duration:00:45:09

Acting AG refusing to appear before house panel unless he's guaranteed within next hour that he won't face subpoena; Acting AG refusing to appear before house panel unless he's guaranteed within next hour that he won't face subpoena; CNN: Trump furious af

2/8/2019
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Acting AG refusing to appear before house panel unless he's guaranteed within next hour that he won't face subpoena; CNN: Trump furious after house intel chair hires former white house aides to help oversee his administration; Prosecutors still probing Cohen campaign finance crimes; other individuals also under investigation; Mueller sees significance in Manafort's meeting during campaign with business colleague linked to Russian intel; Justice department VS judiciary committee; Question of...

Duration:00:50:46

House Intel Chair Schiff announces sweeping investigation into Trump's finances and Russia; Virginia Attorney General apologizes for blackface incident in latest scandal rocking state's top elected Democrats; Sources: Acting Attorney General Whitaker maki

2/6/2019
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House Intel Committee votes to send 50+ transcripts from its Russia investigation interviews to Special Counsel Mueller; Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony to House Intel Committee postponed until end of February; Trump slams new House Intel probe as "presidential harassment", calls Schiff "a political hack trying to build a name for himself"; CNN Poll: More than half of voters are not likely to support Trump's re-election bid; Bipartisan House & Senate negotiators get...

Duration:00:42:37

Sources: Trump will try to hit reset button with unity appeal as border dispute casts shadow over State of the Union address, Feds seek interviews with Trump organization executives and subpoena Trump inaugural committee documents

2/5/2019
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Speaker Pelosi talks about Trump's upcoming speech, Pelosi discusses her last conversation with Trump, U.N. report details North Korea's efforts to conceal nuclear and missile capabilities via Knit

Duration:00:42:24

Source: Virginia Governor Northam begs Cabinet for more time, says he doesn't want to leave office as "a racist for life"; CNN Poll: Majority of Americans oppose another government shutdown; CNN Poll: Pelosi favorability up eight points since government s

2/4/2019
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Trump nominates acting Interior Secretary to replace Zinke; David Bernhardt represented energy, water clients; Trump preps for State of the Union address, will tout his record as CNN poll shows approval of just 40%; Axios: Trump spent 60% of working hours in "executive time"; Source: Virginia Governor Northam tells staff he needs more time to make a decision on his future; CNN Poll: Most Americans oppose declaring emergency for wall; CNN Poll: Pelosi favorability up eight points since...

Duration:00:42:09

Judge considers issuing gag order in Roger Stone case; warns Trump ally not to contact potential witnesses, Senator Cory Booker joins 2020 presidential race, Suspending landmark nuclear arms treaty with Russia, Moscow violated pact by developing new miss

2/1/2019
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Trump: "good chance" I'll declare emergency for a wall; hints at announcement tied to State of the Union Address, Judge to Stone: don't argue case "on the talk show circuit"; warns Trump ally not to treat run-up to trial like "book tour", Trump: wall is "getting built, one way or another" says congressional talks are a "waste of time", Trump claims intel chiefs misquoted during public testimony in which they clearly contradicted him, Senator Booker joins presidential race "to bring people...

Duration:00:43:24

Trump meets intelligence chiefs after publicly insulting them; Now claims they were misquoted...in public testimony, CNN Exclusive: Senate Investigators were told Trump Jr.'s mysterious calls weren't with his father, Death toll rising in widespread, bruta

1/31/2019
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Trump: Deal without wall money "Doesn't work'; Says "Nancy Pelosi will be begging for a wall", Mueller: Evidence against Roger Stone includes multiple hard drives, bank and financial records, Trump claims DNI Coats and CIA's Haspel said "They were totally misquoted and totally taken out of context", NRA emails show group may have been more involved in Moscow trip than it has admitted via Knit

Duration:00:47:02

Special counsel: Russians altering evidence in Mueller probe to discredit investigation, Report: Trump and Putin met in November without U.S. staff,

1/30/2019
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Trump fires back after intelligence chiefs contradict him; Says "They are wrong" and "Should go back to school", Trump slams intelligence chiefs "Extremely passive and naive" after they contradict him on ISIS, Iran, North Korea, Trump warns that any spending deal include "Wall or physical barrier" as lawmakers begin talks, Swalwell: "Close to making a decision" on 2020 run, 80% of U.S. below freezing as deadly cold wave peaks, New signs that Putin and Kim Jong Un are drawing closer; Russian...

Duration:00:43:05

U.S. intelligence chiefs contradict Trump on ISIS, Russia, Iran; testimony reveals break with president on global threats; U.S. intelligence chiefs contradict Trump on Isis, Russia, Iran and more; Mueller team signals to Roger Stone associate that another

1/29/2019
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Trump ally Roger Stone pleads not guilty to criminal charges stemming from Mueller's Russia investigation; Intelligence chief: ISIS is still plotting attacks on U.S.; FBI director: Russia meddled in 2018 U.S. election; In sharp rebuke of Trump, GOP's McConnell announces amendment urging U.S. Troops stay in Syria and Afghanistan; Roger Stone pleads not guilt seven charges in Mueller probe, will appear in court again on Friday; Mueller team signals to Roger Stone associate that another...

Duration:00:43:12

Pelosi invites Trump to deliver state of the union next week; Acting attorney general reveals he's been "fully briefed" on Mueller investigation and it's "Close to being complete; Acting attorney general reveals he's been "fully briefed" on Mueller invest

1/29/2019
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Pelosi invites Trump to deliver state of the union next week; Kamala Harris launches presidential campaign; meets Iowa voters in CNN town hall tonight at 10pm; White house won't rule out pardon for Roger Stone; Acting attorney general: Mueller probe "Close to being complete"; Acting attorney general reveals he's been "fully briefed" on Mueller investigation and it's "Close to being complete; Sen. Kamala Harris launches presidential campaign; meets Iowa voters in CNN town hall tonight at...

Duration:00:43:13

Trump caves on wall, agrees to reopen government after Mueller indicts his long-time ally Roger Stone, says he coordinated with Trump campaign officials about Wikileaks' stolen emails, Indictment: Stone sought stolen emails from Wikileaks at the direction

1/26/2019
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Stone released on $250,000 bond; denounces "crack of dawn" FBI raid that "terrorized" his wife and dogs, Indictment: "multiple occasions" of communication between Roger Stone and Trump campaign officials, Stone claims he's been "falsely accused" of lying, says the charges against him "in no way" relate to Russian collusion via Knit

Duration:00:47:07

Dueling bills to reopen government are both defeated after Trump loses State of Union showdown with Pelosi, Trump pushes for "Prorated down payment" on wall funding as lawmakers discuss bipartisan plan to end shutdown

1/24/2019
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Bipartisan effort to find a shutdown compromise after dueling bills to reopen government are defeated, Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee a day after he postponed House testimony citing Trump threats, Standing by for Trump to speak as bipartisan effort to find a shutdown compromise is under discussion, White House: Temporary deal on shutdown could work only with "A large down payment on the wall", Trump speaks to reporters, CNN Exclusive: White House preparing a draft...

Duration:00:53:19

Michael Cohen postpones Congressional testimony citing "Threats against his family" by Trump, Giuliani, Five dead in bank shooting; Alleged gunman captured

1/23/2019
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Pelosi: State of the Union speech in House chamber is off; Responds to Trump's letter that he's showing up Tuesday, Source: Trump considering executive action on border wall, After Trump announces he'll show up for State of Union, Pelosi tells him speech is off until government reopens, Trump: Pelosi's move on State of Union is "Great blotch" on America, Democratic Chairmen: Won't let Trump "Intimidate" witnesses; They "Expect" Cohen to appear, Venezuela's Maduro breaks relations with U.S....

Duration:00:42:49

Ex-Trump aide: Special counsel Mueller's team asking about Trump campaign's ties to NRA; Giuliani says "I've been through all the tapes" before claiming "I shouldn't have said tapes";

1/22/2019
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GOP and Democrats to vote on dueling bills to reopen government, but both measures appear headed to failure; Supreme Court says public may soon know more about mystery company in Mueller-related case; Democrats open 2020 presidential bids with apologies; Self-declared "sex-coach" goes silent on Russian meddling; via Knit

Duration:00:40:46