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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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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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As new recession warning signs flash, Trump zigzags on policy while insisting the economy is "doing really well"; NYT: Ex-Trump officials concerned about his recent behavior; Trump threatens to release ISIS detainees in Germany, France and other countries

8/22/2019
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Overstock CEO resigns after revealing his romance with accused Russian agent Maria Butina; Sources: Ivanka Trump and Jaren Kushner staying under the radar after President Trump calls Jews who vote Democrat "disloyal"; Top Trump economic adviser says no near-term tax cuts; Trump preparing to leave for G7 Summit after new jabs and insults of key allies; Trump preparing to leave for G7 Summit as he pushes for Russia to rejoin the alliance; Trump's shifting comments on background checks raise...

Duration:00:41:29

As new recession warning signs flash, Trump zigzags on policy while insisting the economy is "doing really well"; NYT: Ex-Trump officials concerned about his recent behavior; Trump threatens to release ISIS detainees in Germany, France and other countries

8/22/2019
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Overstock CEO resigns after revealing his romance with accused Russian agent Maria Butina; Sources: Ivanka Trump and Jaren Kushner staying under the radar after President Trump calls Jews who vote Democrat "disloyal"; Top Trump economic adviser says no near-term tax cuts; Trump preparing to leave for G7 Summit after new jabs and insults of key allies; Trump preparing to leave for G7 Summit as he pushes for Russia to rejoin the alliance; Trump's shifting comments on background checks raise...

Duration:00:40:26

Trump: "I'm the chosen one" to confront China on trade, retweets a quote likening him to "second coming of God"; Trump zig-zags on guns & background checks; Trump jokes about awarding himself the Medal of Honor

8/21/2019
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Trump says it was "very nasty" of Danish PM to call his interest in buying Greenland "absurd"; Trump Admin. announces new plan that would allow migrant families to be detained beyond 20-day limit; Trump: Russia should be let back into G8; Says Putin outsmarted Obama in Crimea; Trump: Jews who vote for Dems are "very disloyal" to Israel; Indefinite detention of migrant families to be allowed under new Trump administration rule; South Korean K-Pop music lures defectors from north via Knit

Duration:00:40:33

Amid recession fears, Trump says he's weighing payroll tax cut; New CNN Poll: Biden regains double-digit lead over 2020 Democrats; Trump seems to backpedal on gun background checks

8/21/2019
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Pompeo admits ISIS is "more powerful" in some places now than it was four years ago; Trump on gun legislation: There are "very, very strong background checks" in place already; Trump: "Any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat" show "great disloyalty"; Trump: Would "certainly" back Russia's return to G8; Pentagon: ISIS regaining strength in Iraq and Syria; New CNN Poll: Beating Trump is Democrats' top priority; New CNN Poll of Democrats: Biden leads double-digits, then Sanders & Warren....

Duration:00:40:49

NYPD fires officer in Eric Garner chokehold death case, Trump lashes out over economic concerns, while slamming Google and FOX News in latest outbursts, Man charged with threatening Jewish center pleads not guilty

8/19/2019
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Trump lashes out over economic concerns, while slamming Google and FOX News in latest outbursts, Trump and his advisers downplay recession threat, Trump appears to backtrack on tougher gun restrictions saying, "we already have a lot of background checks", Trump attacks Federal Chairman over economic concerns, Trump claims Google "manipulated" votes for Hillary Clinton, potential mass shootings thwarted in three states, Representatives Omar and Tlaib slam Trump, Netanyahu for Israel ban,...

Duration:00:40:34

Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski says he's "happy to come" testify in House impeachment probe; U.S. Customs computers crash at some big airports causing major delays for thousands of travelers; Trump calls Representative Tlaib's canceled trip t

8/16/2019
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After being banned by Israel, Democratic Congresswoman targeted by Trump rejects new conditions for visiting West Bank; As Trump worries about recession, he warns voters have "no choice" but to vote for him because of the economy; Trump calls a supporter he bullied as overweight, but doesn't apologize; House Judiciary to vote on gun bills before the end of Congressional recess; Booker: Trump's support for Israel banning two U.S. Congresswomen amounts to "moral vandalism"; Booker unveils plan...

Duration:00:49:52

House panel subpoenas Corey Lewandowski and former white house aide as possible impeachment inquiry ramps up; Trump speaks to reporters before New Hampshire rally

8/15/2019
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House panel subpoenas Corey Lewandowski and former white house aide as possible impeachment inquiry ramps up; Melania Trump's former friend subpoenaed in inaugural probe; New details about Trump inauguration spending concerns; Trump speaks to reporters before New Hampshire rally; Trump heading to New Hampshire rally; Applauds Israel's decision to ban visit by Democratic congresswomen; Police: Man accused of wounding six Philadelphia officers had an assault-style rifle and handgun; Russia...

Duration:00:54:01

Markets plunge over recession fears as Trump blames Federal Reserve instead of his trade war; Steyer close to qualifying for next democratic debate; Police in Standoff with apparent gunman in Philadelphia

8/14/2019
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Markets plunge over recession fears as Trump blames Federal Reserve instead of his trade war; Trump insists "We are winning, big time against China" after seeming to admit his tariffs hurt U.S. Consumers; Democrats slam Trump for trade war, soaring deficit; 2020 Democrat to Trump: El Paso victims were shot "because they look different from you... They look like me", White House and Senate staffers talking about legislation to expand gun background checks; Steyer close to qualifying for next...

Duration:00:49:47

Dayton Police release new surveillance video and give detailed timeline of mass shooting; Trump praises new regulations limiting legal immigration; Trump praises new regulations limiting legal immigration

8/14/2019
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Trump tweets China "moving troops" to Hong Kong border after protesters shut down airport, clash with riot police; Trump backs down in trade war, delays tariffs on smartphones, laptops, toys imported from China; Trump praises new regulations limiting legal immigration; Trump continues feud with Scaramucci: "Not a fan"; Trump uses official speech to tout case for re-election; Source: Ivanka Trump calling lawmakers on gun reforms; Democratic leaders demand action on guns as Trump claims...

Duration:00:41:29

Feds charge friend of Dayton mass shooter, say he bought 100-round magazine, body armor used in attack, Trump escalates feud with ex-loyalist Scaramucci, who accuses president of giving people a "license to hate", New York Times: El Paso shooter parroted

8/12/2019
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Trump administration rule change could deny citizenship to legal but low-income immigrants who use federal assistance, Trump provokes outrage by promoting conspiracy theory linking Clintons to Epstein's death in jail, Trump administration threatens more workplace immigration raids; Mississippi sweep resulted in hundreds of arrests, Attorney General Barr: "serious irregularities" at jail where Epstein died, any co-conspirators "should not rest easy", Trump says "skyfall" missile caused deadly...

Duration:00:42:56

Police: El Paso suspect said he was targeting "Mexicans"; Wal-Mart Manager: El Paso gunman "Very focused" as he fired "Direct shots" at his targets; Gun control debate unites Democratic candidates as 2020 campaign heats up

8/9/2019
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Source: White House tells ICE to conduct more raids on undocumented workers after arresting hundreds; Trump claims "Tremendous support" for background checks, but aides warn GOP Senate Leader hasn't endorsed anything; U.S. official: North Korea launches more short range missiles; CNN: Major EPA environmental reversal after Trump meeting; After a painful week, funerals for shooting victims begin via Knit

Duration:00:40:57

Trump aides say visits to grieving cities didn't go well; Video surfaces showing him bragging about crowd size; Trump aides say visits to grieving cities didn't go well; Video surfaces showing him bragging about crowd size; McConnel says he will not call

8/9/2019
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Hospital Official: Baby who survived El Paso shooting brought to hospital after eight patients declined to meet with Trump; National Rifle Association warns Trump on background checks, tweets opposition to "red flag" gun laws; Sources: Acting Homeland Security Secretary was prepared to resign in June, felt undermined by hardliners; Hospital Official: "Absence of empathy" from Trump during visit; Mother of El Paso suspect warned police about son's assault-style gun weeks before massacre; FBI...

Duration:00:38:37

Trump in El Paso now amid protests over his visit; Trump visiting hospital in El Paso; Biden slams Trump for "deafening silence" in the face of white supremacist violence

8/7/2019
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Trump in El Paso now amid protests over his visit; Trump visiting hospital in El Paso; Biden slams Trump for "deafening silence" in the face of white supremacist violence via Knit

Duration:00:39:56

FBI: Dayton Shooter was exploring violent ideologies but no indication of a racial motivation for attack; Democrats demand action on gun laws after latest mass shooting in Dayton and El Paso; Senate GOP scrambles for legislative response after dual massac

8/6/2019
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Police: El Paso gunman drove up to motorcycle officer after the attack and turned himself in; White House dodges questions on the impact of Trump's rhetoric as president plans visit to Dayton and El Paso; Dayton investigators seek gunman's motive as newly-released videos reveal details of attack; Witnesses describe horror of El Paso mass shooting as investigators learn new details of suspect's travels; Witness says El Paso shooter targeted Latinos; Statement from accused El Paso gunman's...

Duration:00:45:34

Death toll rises to 31 in mass shootings after two additional deaths in El Paso, El Paso police: shooter had "stone cold look" when arrested, "it was nothing short of evil", Biden: Trump playing a "dangerous game" with rhetoric

8/6/2019
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El Paso police: shooter has been "cold" in interactions with them, shows no regret, Trump condemns "racist hate" and white supremacy but doesn't acknowledge his own divisive rhetoric, Dayton Police: at least 41 spent shell casings recovered, shooter may have had up to 250 rounds in his possession, Obama: reject language from "any of our leaders" that feeds a climate of fear or normalizes racist sentiments, Investigators: El Paso shooter posted a racist, anti-immigrant "manifesto" just before...

Duration:00:46:40

Trump: No longer picking GOP's Ratcliffe for intelligence chief; Officials say Trump was concerned about confirmation

8/2/2019
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Trump: No longer picking GOP's Ratcliffe for intelligence chief; Officials say Trump was concerned about confirmation; Sources: GOP Senators voiced concerns to White House about Ratcliffe and administration officials also had reservations; CNN: Majority of house democrats now support impeachment inquiry; GOP Rep. Will Hurd won't seek reelection after this term; He's the only Black Republican currently serving in house; Trump continues to cast doubt on Russia's election interference; After...

Duration:00:38:15

Trump heading to Ohio rally, says he doesn't know if he can stop crowd from chanting "Send her back"; Biden calls Democrats debate criticism of Obama "Bizarre"; Trump: "No problem" with latest North Korean launches as U.S. officials say North fired two sh

8/1/2019
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Trump heads to Ohio rally after slamming 2020 Democrats; Stocks plunge as Trump announces new China tariff; Biden: "Bizarre" that debate rivals attacked Obama's legacy; Democrats question whether Trump's pick for Intelligence Chief padded his resume as federal terrorism prosecutor; Democrat's Warner: if Trump's pick for Intelligence Chief padded his resume, that raises "Enormous red flags"; CNN: 116 Democrats now support an impeachment inquiry, two shy of a majority of the caucus; Senior...

Duration:00:43:40

Biden and Harris set for rematch hours from now; Guest entering now; Awaiting arrival of candidates

7/31/2019
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Biden and Harris set for rematch hours from now; Campaign: Biden prepared for "Flat-out lies and distortions"; Campaign: Biden's "Primary Goal" is to take on Trump; CNN debates last chance for some democrats to break through; Debates highlight split between progressives and moderates; Democrats divided on how to address economy, health care, climate; Guest entering now; Awaiting arrival of candidates; Booker, Biden likely to spar over policing, criminal justice; via Knit

Duration:00:40:50

Warren and Sanders to share stage with moderates

7/30/2019
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Warren and Sanders to share stage with moderates; O'Rourke, Buttigieg aim to recapture lost momentum; CNN debates last chance for some democrats to break through; Debate highlights split between progressives and moderates; Poll: Biden top choice of democrats in new national poll via Knit

Duration:00:40:46

Trump steps up attacks on Baltimore and Cummings after calling congressman's district "infested"; Trump names congressional loyalist for Intel Chief but pick draws tepid response from GOP Senators; Harris releases "Medicare for All" plan, drawing criticis

7/29/2019
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Trump calls activist Al Sharpton a "con man"; Trump picks a loyalist, GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, to replace Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats; 107 House Dems support an impeachment inquiry into Trump; Trump's lawyers ask Federal Court to bar House Dems from obtaining his New York state tax returns; New poll: Biden recovers, Harris slips as CNN debates near; Police: Gunman used assault-type rifle to attack festival; Police: Gunman killed a boy, teen and man in his twenties; Russian...

Duration:00:43:59