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The Lead with Jake Tapper

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The Lead with Jake Tapper will draw not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seek to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines will come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.

The Lead with Jake Tapper will draw not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seek to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines will come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.
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The Lead with Jake Tapper will draw not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seek to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines will come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.

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Episodes

Trump under pressure over Comey, Cohen, collusion probe; Reporter: Trump lied to me to get on Forbes 400 list; Comey memos renew questions over Trump's behavior; Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's personal legal team

4/20/2018
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Trump claims Comey memos show no obstruction, collusion; DNC sues Trump campaign & Russia, alleging conspiracy; Roger Stone to NYT: Trump treats Cohen "like garbage"; NYT: Trump lawyers resigned to strong chance Cohen cooperates; Michael Cohen's lawyer: Cohen could be indicted soon; Putin in Jan. 2017: Russian prostitutes "best in the world"; Comey: Trump has "a hunger for affirmation"; Reporter: Trump's wealth was closer to $5M than $100M; Reporter: Trump posed as spokesman, lied to...

Duration:00:42:12

Fired FBI Director speaks to CNN as Trump feud escalates; Comey: I could be a witness in case against McCabe; WH Officials: Trump has "weathered Comey," but "wildcard" Cohen is "consuming him"

4/19/2018
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Justice dept. submits criminal referral on Andrew McCabe; CNN: Justice Dept. to give Comey's memos to congress; Report: Rosenstein told Trump he's not a target in Mueller probe"; Comey: Trump "clearly not" adhering to our values; Comey on possible Trump obstruction, Russia probe; Comey: "unlikely" but "possible" Trump compromised by Russia; Ex-Trump lawyer warns president: Cohen likely to flip; Comey: I definitely don't hate President Trump; What would Comey have done differently in Clinton...

Duration:00:52:10

"Con job"? Multiple reports of past threats by Trump associates; Trump contradicts himself on why he fired Comey; Pompeo meets with Kim Jong Un during secret trip; Russia: U.S. will not impose new sanctions against Moscow; Former First Lady passes away

4/18/2018
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CNN: government to start showing seized docs to Cohen this week; Comey: I don't know why I was fired; Comey: the Republican Party left me; McCabe pushes back against Comey, reasons for his firing; Trump confirms CIA director met with Kim Jong Un this month; Corker: Pompeo meeting with Kim Jong Un shows he has "stature"; Trump expresses confidence in Pompeo nomination; Rand Paul to meet with Pompeo after Trump call; Trump on Pompeo confirmation: Rand Paul has never let me down; Wash Post:...

Duration:00:42:16

Stormy Daniels unveils sketch of man she says threatened her; Comey slams Trump's jail threat: "this is not normal"; WH blames Amb. Haley, says she may have been confused; Eyewitness: woman was sucked into broken plane window

4/17/2018
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Source: Trump more troubled by Cohen than Comey; Stormy team offers $100k reward for info on man in sketch; Stormy Daniels asks public to help "ID the thug" who threatened her; Judge: Cohen's legal team can review seized records; Michael Cohen's mystery client is Sean Hannity; Stormy Daniels' lawyer: Michael Cohen will flip on Trump; Comey: Trump's leadership "threatening some of our values"; Trump lashes out at Comey; implies he should be in jail; Comey: we're numb to Trump accusing people...

Duration:00:42:09

Michael Cohen's mystery third client is Sean Hannity; Comey: Trump is "morally unfit to be president"; Albright: Trump is most "undemocratic" U.S. president in modern era; Stormy Daniels & her attorney speak after Cohen raid hearing

4/16/2018
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Trump lawyer in court over FBI raid, Stormy also appears; Feds: Cohen investigation is "fast-moving"; DOJ: Cohen has been under criminal investigation for months; Avenatti: Cohen will be indicted within 90 days; Source: Hannity never asked Cohen to assert attorney-client privilege; WH aides, not Trump, take lead on countering Comey INTV; Trump: "disgruntled" Comey "lied," "committed many crimes"; Comey on Trump: "some evidence of obstruction of justice"; Comey: "it's possible" Russians have...

Duration:00:46:10

Michael Cohen's mystery third client is Sean Hannity; Comey: Trump is "morally unfit to be president"; Albright: Trump is most "undemocratic" U.S. president in modern era; Stormy Daniels & her attorney speak after Cohen raid hearing

4/16/2018
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Trump lawyer in court over FBI raid, Stormy also appears; Feds: Cohen investigation is "fast-moving"; DOJ: Cohen has been under criminal investigation for months; Avenatti: Cohen will be indicted within 90 days; Source: Hannity never asked Cohen to assert attorney-client privilege; WH aides, not Trump, take lead on countering Comey INTV; Trump: "disgruntled" Comey "lied," "committed many crimes"; Comey on Trump: "some evidence of obstruction of justice"; Comey: "it's possible" Russians have...

Duration:00:46:10

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Under Criminal Investigation; Comey Goes To War in Devastating Takedown of Trump; RNC Accepts Resignation of GOP Fundraiser Who Impregnated Model

4/13/2018
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NY Times: Trump Talked to Cohen by Phone Today; WH Echoes Trump: Fired FBI Chief Comey "Liar & Leaker"; Publisher Printing 850,000 Copies of Comey Book;

Duration:00:40:50

Trump: Decision on Syria Coming "Fairly Soon"; CIA Director Mike Pompeo Admits He Was Interviewed By Mueller; Former Trump Doorman Confirms Details of Leaked Story; Trump Allies to Attack "Lying Comey" As He Launches Book Tour; Missouri Gov Facing Mountin

4/12/2018
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Pompeo Confirms Mueller Has Interviewed Him; Trump: I Am Fully Cooperating With Special Counselor Mueller; Sources: WH Prepares Talking Points to Undermine Rosenstein; Pompeo Refuses to Discuss Conversations He Had With Pres Trump; Trump: If I Wanted to Fire Mueller I Would Have; FMR Trump Doorman Stands By (Unproven) Trump Love Child Story; Reports: Tabloid Paid Doorman To Bury Salacious Trump Rumor; GOP Using Democrats to Discredit Comey ; Trump Promotes Fox Show Pushing Conspiracy...

Duration:00:41:34

Speaker Ryan Speaks To CNN About Not Seeking Re-Election; NYT: Cohen Raid Sought Info On "Access Hollywood" Tape; Judge In Stormy Daniels Case to All Parties: Meet & Work Out Differences

4/11/2018
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Ryan: Trump and I "Very Different" People; WH Briefing as Trump Taunts Russia About Syria Strike; WH: All Options Still On The Table on Syria; Trump Warns "Get Ready Russia", Missiles Coming to Syria; Trump Self Imposed Syria Deadline Expires Soon

Duration:00:45:34

WH: Trump Thinks Mueller Probe Has "Gone Too Far"; Trump Vows Those Behind Gas Attack Will "Pay A Price"; Zuckerberg Reveals Facebook Is Working With Mueller Probe

4/10/2018
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FBI Raid Targeted Records of Payments to Porn Star, Playmate; WH: Trump Believes He Has Power to Fire Mueller; Trump Angrier With Sessions & Rosenstein Than Mueller; Trump: FBI Raid on Lawyer "An Attack On Our Country"; Trump Attacks His Own Justice Dept, FBI for Cohen Raids; Trump Fumes As He Debates "Major" War Decision; Pres Trump Expected to Decide on Syria Response Within 24 Hours; Trump Goes On Tirade About His Lawyer During Syria Meeting

Duration:00:49:04

Amb. Haley Rips Assad After Suspected Chemical Weapon Attack; FBI Raids Office of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

4/9/2018
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Amb. Haley Rips Assad After Suspected Chemical Weapon Attack; FBI Raids Office of Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Duration:00:53:00

Dow tumbles on Trump's tariff threat, weak jobs report; U.S. sanctions Putin's inner circle; Trump calls Pruitt "a good man" as scandals grow; Judge grants Trump attorney's extension in lawsuit

4/6/2018
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WH: Trump standing up to Russia's destabilizing "activities"; Trump sanctions Putin cronies, inner circle; Newly-sanctioned oligarch has ties to Paul Manafort; WH: Trump believes Pruitt has done "a good job at EPA"; RPT: couple had to change locks on Pruitt; Trump stands by Pruitt as ethics questions mount; Source: oil magnate & Trump donor urges him to spare Pruitt; Trump threatens China with new $100 billion tariff plan; GOP Sen. Sasse on Trump tariff threat: "this is nuts"; Daniels'...

Duration:00:41:08

How Trump's Trouble With Truth Could Put Him in Peril; Trump Admin Sending National Guard Troops to Border; Trump Doubles Down on China Tariffs With Tweet

4/4/2018
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Sources: Trump's Lawyer Told He's Not A Criminal "Target"; Trump Admin Sending National Guard Troops to Border; Trump Doubles Down on China Tariffs With Tweet; China Hits Back With Tariffs on U.S. Planes, Cars, Soybeans; Did Police Miss Warning Signs About Gunwoman; Governor Warns of "Blue Wave" After Dem Blowout Win; Dwayne Johnson on Trump and Why He Probably Won't Run; DHS Confirms Evidence of "Mobile Snooping Devices"

Duration:00:41:15

How Trump's Trouble With Truth Could Put Him in Peril; Trump Admin Sending National Guard Troops to Border; Trump Doubles Down on China Tariffs With Tweet

4/4/2018
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Sources: Trump's Lawyer Told He's Not A Criminal "Target"; Trump Admin Sending National Guard Troops to Border; Trump Doubles Down on China Tariffs With Tweet; China Hits Back With Tariffs on U.S. Planes, Cars, Soybeans; Did Police Miss Warning Signs About Gunwoman; Governor Warns of "Blue Wave" After Dem Blowout Win; Dwayne Johnson on Trump and Why He Probably Won't Run; DHS Confirms Evidence of "Mobile Snooping Devices"

Duration:00:41:15

Alex van der Zwaan sentenced to 30 days, $20k fine; Trump: nobody has been tougher on Russia than me; Police responding to possible shooting at YouTube HQ

4/3/2018
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DOJ memo: Mueller authorized to investigate Manafort's alleged collusion with Russia; Trump on whether Putin is friend or foe: going to find out; Trump: military will guard border until there's a wall; Mexico asks U.S. for clarification on Trump's border comments; Trump: "I want to get out" of Syria; Trump: Obama's immigration moves led to "no border"; Trump: I think I could get along with Putin; Trump on Syria: I want to bring our troops home; GOP congressman: Pruitt needs to resign or be...

Duration:00:55:05

Trump blames Democrats, declares "DACA is dead"; WSJ: Mueller's team looking into Trump advisor's claim he met with Wikileaks founder; British source: Russian gov't likely approved poisoning; TV giant made dozens of anchors read media-bashing promo

4/2/2018
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Dow plunges as trade war fears rise, Trump trashes Amazon; WH: Trump, Putin discussed meeting at White House; Sources: allies told Trump his base thinks he's softening on immigration; Trump unleashed: President ramps up rhetoric on Twitter; Trump spends time with Fox hosts, Don King at Mar-A-Lago; Trump hears from immigration hardliners at Mar-A-Lago; Trump on DACA: "our country is being stolen"; Shulkin says he was fired, WH says he resigned; U.S. soldier killed was on ISIS "kill or...

Duration:00:43:29

Russia test-fires "Satan 2" long-range missile; CNN: Mueller pushed for ex-Trump aide's help on collusion; WH social media director to take Hicks' old office; Independent autopsy: Stephon Clark was shot 8 times; Parkland teen refusing Fox host apology

3/30/2018
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Russia ups tit-for-tat, expels more diplomats; State Dept: no advance notice of missile test; Kremlin: Russia was "forced" to expel U.S. diplomats; Russia State News: missile can wipe out areas as big as Texas; Trump stuns his own administration with plans to exit Syria; U.S. & Russia expel each other's diplomats in tit-for-tat; Dan Scavino may be Hicks' successor as Trump confidant; Clark family attorney: independent autopsy contradicts police; Dem congresswoman kept top aide despite abuse...

Duration:00:42:00

Trump being told by outside advisers he doesn't need a communications director or chief of staff; Judge denies Stormy Daniels' request to depose Trump; Russia closing U.S. consulate, expelling U.S. diplomats

3/29/2018
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Trump fires VA secretary, taps WH doctor to replace him; New WH turnover, turmoil as Trump heads for FL; Trump on VA shakeup: now vets can "run to a private doctor"; Source: Dr. vouching for Trump's health helped him get job; veterans groups fear Jackson is unqualified to run VA; "Trump whisperer" Hope Hicks officially leaves WH; Cohen's attorney: Cohen didn't tell Trump about hush money or signed agreement; Cohen's spokesman: Stormy's ex-lawyer approached Trump attorney first with hush...

Duration:00:42:19

NYT: Trump lawyer floated idea of pardons for Flynn, Manafort; Daniels' attorney wants to depose Trump & his lawyer; Kim unexpectedly meets with China's Xi ahead of Trump meeting; Audit: 6,200 VA staff worked without background checks

3/28/2018
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Special counsel: Trump campaign aide knowingly talked with former Russian intel officer during 2016 campaign; Facebook CEO Zuckerberg invited to testify to Congress; Daniels' attorney: Trump team has "told bucket of lies"; DOJ watchdog looking at claims of FBI surveillance abuses; China throws Trump curveball ahead of Kim meeting; Trump: Kim Jong Un looking forward to meeting me

Duration:00:41:44

WH on Trump's stormy silence: he has a country to run; Trump administration toughens stance on Russia and Putin; States, civil rights groups vow to fight census plans; Nassar's ex-boss facing groping, porn, assault charges

3/27/2018
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WH on Trump's Stormy silence: won't punch back on everything; White House: we're applying pressure on Russia; More star layers decline to President Trump; Source: Trump floats pentagon paying for border wall; WH on Trump silence: still "incredibly engaged"; WAPO: Trump privately griped Stormy Daniels not his type; WSJ ed. board on Stormy: "may be the cause of his downfall"; NYT: Trump talks of bringing back aide accused of abuse; Ambassador Haley scolds Russia: "this should be a day of...

Duration:00:41:11

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