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State of the Union with Jake Tapper

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.
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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

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Interview with President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani; Interview with former Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe one year after Charlottesville; State of the Cartoonion, Donald Trump's swamp creatures

8/12/2018
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In this Sunday's episode, Jake talks to former Mayor of New York and President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani about the ongoing Russia investigations and the possibility of Special Counsel Robert Mueller interviewing the President. Jake is then joined by former Governor of Virginia and possible 2020 candidate Terry McAullife to discuss race in America and the Democratic Party on the one-year mark since the Charlottesville rally. Next, our panel of Bakari Sellers, Michael Caputo, Nina Turner...

Duration:00:41:39

Interview with former Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick; Interview with Republican Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ed Royce of California; State of the Cartoonion, Manafort's style on trial.

8/5/2018
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Jake talks to former Governor of Massachusetts and potential 2020 candidate, Deval Patrick about racism in Trump's world, his view on the abolishing ICE, the Democratic cry for impeachment and his future 2020 aspirations. Jake is then joined by Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs committee, Ed Royce of California about the Russia investigation and the country's relationship with North Korea. Next, our panel of Karen Finney, Rick Santorum, Bill Kristol and Rep. Nanette Barragan joins to...

Duration:00:43:44

Interview with former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci; Interview with White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow; Interview with former mayor of New Orleans and potential 2020 candidate, Mitch Landrieu; State of the Cartoonian, Trump

7/29/2018
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In this Sunday's episode, Jake follows the week's explosive development in the Trump-Cohen saga - former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci weighs in and the President's strained relationship with the press. Jake is then joined by White House National Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow to talk about the impressive economic growth figure that has led to a presidential victory lap. Former Mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu joins next, to discuss the direction the Democratic...

Duration:00:40:33

Washington backlash over US-Russia relations and new FISA application revelations; exclusive interview with former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page; Interview with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; Interview with Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton; State of the Ca

7/22/2018
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Following the release of the controversial FISA surveillance documents last night, CNN's Jake Tapper is joined by the subject of the application and former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page to comment on his alleged Russia connections and if, in fact, he is a Russian agent. Second, Florida Senator Marco Rubio weighs in on the controversy, plus Trump's evolving relationship with Putin amid raging domestic controversy. Jake is then joined by Rep. Seth Moulton, a Democrat of Massachusetts,...

Duration:00:51:09

Special Helsinki edition; Interview with Virginia Senator Mark Warner; followed by a reporters and panels analyzing Trump's overseas adventure live from set; Putin's relationship with past Presidents and Melania Trump's European adventures.

7/15/2018
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State of the Union travels to Helsinki, Finland this week to report live from the venue of the historic Trump-Putin summit. This episode opens with an analysis of Putin and Russia's relationship with past U.S. presidents and how it varies from Trump's new relationship. Then, Virginia Senator Mark Warner talks to Jake about the Senate Intelligence Committee's view on the recent indictment and the President's reaction to them. Putin reporters Masha Gessen and Julia Ioffe join to weigh in...

Duration:00:45:46

Updates on Thai cave rescue mission; Interview with Arizona Senator Jeff Flake; Interview with Alabama Senator Doug Jones; The curious relationship between President Trump and Elton John.

7/8/2018
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Dana Bash anchors for Jake Tapper this week. First, Dana brings updates from Chiang Rai in Thailand, where divers work to rescue 12 boys and their coach from the Tham Luang caves. Correspondents Matt Rivers and David McKenzie join, followed by CNN correspondent Tom Foreman, who explains the intensity of the operations and subsequent impact of heavy monsoon rainfall on the divers' rescue mission. Dana then switches gears back to Washington and ongoing politics, and is joined by Republican...

Duration:00:43:38

Interview with Maine Senator Susan Collins on the Supreme Court; Interview with Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth on Immigration and the Democratic party; State of the Cartoonion: President Trump's wild SCOTUS nominees.

7/1/2018
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First, Jake talks with Maine Senator and member of the Senate Intelligence Committee Senator Susan Collins about President Trump's upcoming SCOTUS nominees, the possible implication on Roe v. Wade, and North Korea. Then Jake is joined by Senator Tammy Duckworth to discuss Democratic Senators' call to abolish ICE, the reunification of families separated at the border, and President Trump's SCOTUS pick. Next, our panel of David Urban, Karine Jean-Pierre, Amanda Carpenter and Congresswoman...

Duration:00:44:58

Interview with Chair of the Homeland Security Committee, Senator Ron Johnson; Interview with Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, State of the Cartoonion: President Trump's Space Force

6/24/2018
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First, Jake talks with Chair of the Homeland Security Committee, Senator Ron Johnson about border separation, reunification of families after President Trump's executive order this past week and the role the Committee would play in the process. Then Jake is joined by Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss the role the Democratic Party is playing in passing immigration legislation in Congress, and how this varies from policies under the Obama administration. Next, our panel of David Urban,...

Duration:00:40:28

Interview with Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the Russia investigation; Interview with Texas Senate Candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke on families separated at the border; State of the Cartoonion: Trump/Kim blockbusters

6/17/2018
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First, Jake talks with the President's lawyer Rudy Giuliani about the Washington Post's new reporting that Trump confidant Roger Stone met with a Russian national offering dirt on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign and if the President is considering anyone connected to the Russia investigation. Then, Jake is joined by Texas Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke from the Mexican border to discuss the Trump administration's separation of migrant families. Next, our panel of Ana Navarro,...

Duration:00:41:12

Interview with Larry Kudlow on the President's G7 feud; Senator Dianne Feinstein on North Korea and Immigration; State of the Cartoonion: Celebrity Apprentice Pardon Edition

6/10/2018
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First, Jake sits down with White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow about the President's trip to the G7 conference in Canada and the burgeoning feud between Trump and Trudeau. Then, California Senator Dianne Feinstein joins Jake to discuss the President's trip to Canada, his upcoming North Korea summit and immigration. Next, our panel of David Urban, Karine Jean-Pierre, S.E. Cupp, and Paul Begala discuss the Trump-Trudeau feud, the President's conduct on the world stage, and the...

Duration:00:44:48

Interview with former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Trump lawyer memo: Interview with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy; Interview with Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland

6/3/2018
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First, Dana Bash speaks with CNN senior legal analyst Preet Bharara about the recently released memo from Trump's legal team and the President's pardon powers. Then, Dana talks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy about the claims made by the President's legal team and this weeks bombshell tariffs. next, Dana speaks with the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Christia Freeland about President Trump's tariffs on her country and where the Canada-U.S. relationship goes from here. Finally,...

Duration:00:45:04

Interview with Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani; Interview with James Clapper; State of the Cartoonion: Kim Jong Un taking Trump 101

5/27/2018
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First, Dana Bash speaks to President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani about the special counsel investigation. Next, James Clapper joins Dana to discuss Giuliani calling him a "clown" and the potential North Korea summit. Then, our panel of Rick Santorum, Patti Solis Doyle, Bill Kristol and Nina Turner talk about President Trump's policy of separating families at the border. Finally, this week's the State of the Cartoonion on how Kim Jong Un may be preparing for a summit with President Trump.

Duration:00:43:04

Interview with Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick; Interview with Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner; Interview with Jack Kennedy Schlossberg

5/20/2018
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First, Jake sits down with Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to discuss the Santa Fe high school shooting and what steps should be taken to prevent another shooting. Next, Sen. Mark Warner joins Jake to talk about gun control and the Russia investigation. Then, our panel of David Urban, Jennifer Granholm, Linda Chavez and Rep. Robin Kelly discuss gun control policy and the GOP revolt over immigration. Finally, Jake sits down with Jack Kennedy Schlossberg to talk about awarding Mayor Mitch...

Duration:00:41:42

Interview with National Security Adviser John Bolton; Interview Senator Bernie Sanders; Mother's Day advice from former first ladies

5/13/2018
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First, Jake sits down with National Security Adviser John Bolton to discuss the President's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, the President's preparation for his meeting with Kim Jong Un, and the controversy over a White House staffer's comments about John McCain. Then, Senator Bernie Sanders responds to Bolton, talks about the Trump administration's immigration policy, and discusses his plans for 2020. Then our panel of Rep. Val Demings, Amanda Carpenter, Michael Caputo, and...

Duration:00:41:24

Interview with White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway on White House credibility; Interview with top Republican Senator Roy Blunt; Interview with top House Intelligence Democrat Adam Schiff; State of the Cartoonion: How Trump picks a doctor

5/6/2018
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First, Jake sits down with White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway to discuss when Trump learned of the Stormy Daniels payment and if there is a credibility crisis in the White House. Then, Jake asks Missouri Republican Roy Blunt if the Presidents' lies bother him and if the embattled Governor of Missouri needs to resign. Next, Jake discusses the latest developments int he Cohen and Russia investigations with the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff. Then, our panel...

Duration:00:45:14

Interview with Sen. James Lankford; Interview with Gov. John Kasich; Interview with Stormy Lawyer Michael Avenatti; "The Hellfire Club"

4/29/2018
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On State of the Union, Jake Tapper talks to Sen. James Lankford about North Korea and the Russia investigation. Next, Jake sits down with Gov. John Kasich to discuss the Republican Party and midterm elections. Then, Jake talks to Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti about his case and Michael Cohen. Then our panel of David Urban, Patti Solis Doyle, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Amanda Carpenter discuss Kanye West and President Trump's midterm strategy. Finally, Jake gives a preview of his...

Duration:00:40:48

Interview with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; Interview with Tennessee Senator Bob Corker; Trump's Secret Weapon

4/22/2018
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Guest anchor Dana Bash sits down with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a presidential tweet storm. She says the tweets explain themselves. Then, Dana is joined by outgoing Tennessee Senator Bob Corker. The two discuss the upcoming summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, as well as Corker's tepid endorsement of Marsha Blackburn, the Republican party's choice for his seat. Next, the panel of Linda Chavez, Rick Santorum, Bakari Sellers, and Nina Turner sit down with...

Duration:00:44:55

Interview with Maine Senator Angus King; Interview with Preet Bharara; Interview with Stormy Daniels' Attorney Michael Avenatti; State of the Cartoonion: Comey's TV takeover

4/15/2018
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First, Jake discusses the coalition strikes on Syria and President Trump's claim that it was "mission accomplished" with Maine Independent Senator Angus King. Then, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins Jake to discuss the President's response to James Comey and the new developments in the Michael Cohen investigation. Next, Stormy Daniels' Attorney Michael Avenatti tells Jake that he believes Cohen will be indicted and that Daniels will be in Court on Monday. Then, our panel of Rick...

Duration:00:41:24

Interview with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow; Interview with Senator Susan Collins; State of the Cartoonion: Trade Wars

4/8/2018
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Following his first week on the job, President Trump's new chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow sat down with Jake Tapper to discuss the possibility of new tariffs against China and his thoughts on Chief of Staff John Kelly. Then, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joins Jake to talk about the suspected chemical attack in Syria as well as what tariffs may mean for Mainers. Next, our panel of Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki, Dr. Kelli Ward, and Karine Jean-Pierre join Jake to discuss whether a Democratic...

Duration:00:40:54

Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders; Interview with former Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin; Interview with author Ronald Kessler

4/1/2018
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First, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joins Jake for a wide-ranging interview on topics including President Trump's recent announcement that the US would "be coming out of Syria like very soon," the conflict in Gaza, and Trump's pick to head the VA. Then, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin joins Jake to discuss his tumultuous tenure at the VA and whether he'll back his replacement. Next, author Ronald Kessler sits down to discuss his new book, "The Trump White House:...

Duration:00:41:30