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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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Episodes

Pentagon: New images show that Iran attacked tankers; Pompeo: Military options on the table to deal with Iran; Trump says constitution gave him power to fire Mueller

6/17/2019
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Iranian official: U.S. and Iran headed for confrontation; Biden says if he's nominated he'll beat Trump in the south; Trump falsely denies existence of dismal internal polls; Campaign fires pollsters after leaks show Biden ahead; NYT: Intel officials hesitant to fully brief Trump on escalating U.S. cyberattacks on Russia; Trump scolds his Chief of Staff: "You just can't cough" in the middle of an interview; New poll shows growing support among Dems for impeachment; Ocasio-Cortez: Pressure to...

Duration:00:38:44

DOJ releases legal opinion backing treasury secretary's refusal to hand over Trump tax returns; Department of Justice Legal Opinion: Democrats' demand for Trump taxes "Unprecedneted" and "Serious risk of abuse"

6/14/2019
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DOJ releases legal opinion backing treasury secretary's refusal to hand over Trump tax returns; Trump on foreign dirt: "Of course you have to look at it" but he'd report to FBI if info was "Incorrect, badly stated"; McConnell dismisses outrage over Trump's comments about accepting foreign dirt on opponents; U.S: Drone spotted Iranians closing in on tankers; Pentagon Chief: "We have an international situation"; Department of Justice Legal Opinion: Democrats' demand for Trump taxes...

Duration:00:38:18

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to leave the White House; Pompeo blames Iran for attacks on tankers

6/13/2019
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Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to leave the White House; Senior GOP Source: Trump's foreign dirt comment is "Really, really bad... it would be impeachable"; Cummings wants Kellyanne Conway to testify after watchdog says she's violated Hatch Act; Pompeo blames Iran for attacks on tankers; CNN: U.S. Navy saw unexploded mine attached to one of the tankers hit by explosives in the Gulf of Oman; Oil prices jump after tanker explosions in Gulf of Oman; Saudi Official: Nobody wants war but it's up...

Duration:00:42:57

House panel votes to hold Attorney General Barr, Secretary Ross in contempt as Trump asserts executive privilege on census documents; Trump Jr. Meets again with Senate Intel Committee, says there was "Nothing to change" about his testimony;

6/12/2019
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House panel votes to hold Attorney General Barr, Secretary Ross in contempt as Trump asserts executive privilege on census documents; Trump Jr: "Not at all" worried about perjury after meeting again with Senate intel panel; Source: Former White House aide Hope Hicks will testify behind closed doors before house judiciary; Poll: Biden leads fellow democrats in key early state of Nevada; Trump Baselessly accuses reporters of making up sources and calls much of news media in the United States...

Duration:00:38:35

Trump and Biden hammer each other as they hold series of dueling campaign events in Iowa, Trump: Biden is a "Different guy...slower than he used to be", Biden: "Trump is an existential threat to America"

6/11/2019
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House Democrats authorize going to court to enforce subpoenas as Nadler says he wants to move "As quickly as possible", Source: Senate Intelligence Committee to question Trump Jr. Wednesday; Closed door session to focus on a half dozen topics, House votes to take Attorney General, former White House counsel to court over subpoenas, New national poll: Biden leads Trump 53% to 40%, Clues emerge about deadly helicopter crash on New York skyscraper, Trump: I just received a "Beautiful letter"...

Duration:00:38:42

Pilot killed in chopper crash on top of New York skyscraper, Trump defends Mexico deal as skepticism intensifies, Nadler: Department of Justice agrees to provide key Mueller report documents on possible obstruction

6/10/2019
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New York Mayor: No indication chopper crash is act of terrorism, New York Mayor on crash: "There's something mysterious here", Ex-Nixon aide John Dean testifies on parallels between Watergate and Mueller investigation, Trump: "You can't impeach somebody when there's never been anything done wrong", Department of Justice: Barr's review of the beginnings of the Russia probe will be "Broad in scope and multifaceted", Watergate witness John Dean testifies on Capitol Hill as Democrats begin...

Duration:00:40:43

Trump arrives in U.S. facing deadline to act on Mexico tariffs; Trump returns to U.S. after escalating feud with Pelosi en route, calling her "A Disgrace"; Sources: Biden abortion policy flip came after pressure from his staff, direct appeals from promine

6/7/2019
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Trump arrives in U.S. facing deadline to act on Mexico tariffs; Trump returns to U.S. after escalating feud with Pelosi en route, calling her "A Disgrace"; House Democrats set more hearings on Mueller report; AG Barr faces two possible contempt votes next week; Nadler privately pushes for impeachment inquiry as democrats set more hearings on Mueller report; Sources: Biden abortion policy flip came after pressure from his staff, direct appeals from prominent supporters; U.S. and Russian...

Duration:00:39:12

Audio released of voicemail from Trump lawyer to Flynn lawyer, seen as attempt to deter cooperation with Mueller; Politico: Pelosi tells Democrats she wants to see Trump "in prison"

6/7/2019
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Trump pays solemn tribute to D-Day heroes as he slams Mueller and Pelosi on that same hallowed ground; Source: Nadler says he will subpoena Mueller "within weeks"; Nadler: Decision to move on impeachment won't be made "by any one individual"; U.S. ignores Putin event to protest detention of Americans via Knit

Duration:00:43:37

Audio released of voicemail from Trump lawyer to Flynn lawyer, seen as attempt to deter cooperation with Mueller; Politico: Pelosi tells Democrats she wants to see Trump "in prison"

6/7/2019
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Trump pays solemn tribute to D-Day heroes as he slams Mueller and Pelosi on that same hallowed ground; Source: Nadler says he will subpoena Mueller "within weeks"; Nadler: Decision to move on impeachment won't be made "by any one individual"; U.S. ignores Putin event to protest detention of Americans via Knit

Duration:00:43:37

Vice President Pence meets Mexican Foreign Minister amid GOP revolt against Trump's planned tariffs; Judiciary Chairman Nadler: "It may very well come to a formal impeachment inquiry"; CNN exclusive: Sources say Trump administration withheld intel from la

6/6/2019
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Vice President Pence meets Mexican Foreign Minister amid GOP revolt against Trump's planned tariffs; Pelosi: "Not feeling any pressure" as more democrats push impeachments; Judiciary Chairman Nadler: "It may very well come to a formal impeachment inquiry"; CNN exclusive: Sources say Trump administration withheld intel from lawmakers about expanded Saudi Missile Program; Biden taking flack from his 2020 rivals over backing limit on federal funds for abortions; Trump still wants a deal with...

Duration:00:43:52

McConnell: "Not Much Support" in GOP for Mexico tariffs; Trump Says Republicans would be "Foolish" to block him, DOJ: Will work with house judiciary to produce limited documents if Barr contempt resolution is withdrawn, White House directs Hope Hicks and

6/4/2019
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McConnell: "Not Much Support" in GOP for Mexico tariffs; Trump Says Republicans would be "Foolish" to block him; DOJ: Will work with house judiciary to produce limited documents if Barr contempt resolution is withdrawn; White House directs Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to withhold documents form house judiciary panel; Report: Ex-British Spy behind Trump-Russia Dossier agrees to talk to justice department investigators, Prosecutors want Manafort transferred to NY's notorious Rikers Island to...

Duration:00:38:50

Queen Elizabeth hosts President & First Lady at state banquet; Key Mueller probe witness arrested on child porn allegation; Kushner struggles with birther conspiracy questions

6/3/2019
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Pageantry and ceremony of London visit follow Trump's dishing of insults and political advice; Judiciary panel announces new hearings of Mueller report amid growing calls by House Dems for impeachment inquiry; House Oversight to vote to hold AG Barr and Secy Ross in contempt for defying subpoena on census inquiry; CNN: At least 56 House Dems favor starting impeachment inquiry; Kushner not sure he would alert the FBI if Russians offered campaign support again; House panel launches antitrust...

Duration:00:40:01

Transcript released of voicemail from Trump lawyer to Flynn lawyer showing possible attempt to obstruct; Active shooter situation in Virginia Beach; Sources: "Frustrated" Trump worried about impeachment

5/31/2019
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Trump's new tariffs warning sends stocks plunging; Tariffs on Mexico would hit U.S. consumers hard; White House "Enthusiastic" about Attorney General Barr's interview defending Trump's attacks on government institutions; Justice Department fails to release transcripts of Flynn calls with Russian ambassador; Multiple injuries after shooting incident in Virginia Beach; Thousands threatened by historic flooding, levy breaches; U.S. checking reports that North Korea executed senior official...

Duration:00:39:29

Attorney General Barr: Mueller "could have reached a decision" on obstruction; Trump spews torrent of insults and lies after Mueller statement; Trump: impeachment is a "dirty, filthy, disgusting word"

5/30/2019
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Trump slams Mueller as "conflicted," falsely claims "no obstruction" after Mueller refuses to clear him; CNN exclusive: Mueller attended McGahn questioning but did not participate; rarely spoke with Trump lawyers; Cohen op-ed: After Mueller's report and statement, "It now falls to lawmakers to take the next steps"; Trump attacks McCain; claims he "didn't know anything" about blocking warship USS McCain from his view; Trump denies Russia helped get him elected after tweeting "I had nothing to...

Duration:00:38:48

Mueller: If we had "confidence that the President clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so"; Mueller breaks silence: refuses to clear President, says charging Trump "not an option" under Justice Dept rules; Israel faces new election as Prime

5/29/2019
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Pelosi on impeachment: "Nothing is off the table"; Trump on Mueller Report: "The case is closed"; Mueller: "Charging the President with a crime was not an option we could consider" due to DOJ policy; Mueller breaks silence, refuses to clear Trump of obstruction; Mueller breaks with Attorney General, says Justice Department regulations did not allow him to charge Trump with a crime; White House: "Always prepared" for potential impeachment inquiry; Pelosi on impeachment: "Nothing is off the...

Duration:00:41:21

Millions in U.S. bracing for severe storms as tornadoes, flooding cause catastrophic damage, Biden resumes campaigning after 10-day break as his team blasts Trump for remarks in Japan

5/28/2019
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Democrats tell judge they want Trump's financial records to see if he's profiting from businesses as President, Department of Justice agrees to make public Mueller court activity, with redactions, Trump takes bipartisan heat for backing Kim Jong-un; Biden camp: Remarks "Beneath the dignity of the office", Democrats say they may want to ask Trump limited questions about his personal finances, Trump campaign calls Biden criticism "Rich" and points to time Biden slammed Trump in Germany, New...

Duration:00:39:55

Trump says North Korea's missile tests don't bother him, sides with Kim Jong Un over his own advisers and ally; Trump praises North Korea's dictator but rips Joe Biden; GOP's Kinzinger slams Trump for "taking a shot at Biden while praising a dictator"

5/27/2019
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Trump's lawyers strike deal with House Committees on subpoenas; After fight with Pelosi, Trump says he'll work with Dems; Trump says he's "not looking for regime change" in Iran; Severe weather threatens millions across U.S.; Feds: El Chapo's request for outdoor exercise could be part of a new escape ploy by drug kingpin via Knit

Duration:00:38:29

Trump says North Korea's missile tests don't bother him, sides with Kim Jong Un over his own advisers and ally; Trump praises North Korea's dictator but rips Joe Biden; GOP's Kinzinger slams Trump for "taking a shot at Biden while praising a dictator"

5/27/2019
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Trump's lawyers strike deal with House Committees on subpoenas; After fight with Pelosi, Trump says he'll work with Dems; Trump says he's "not looking for regime change" in Iran; Severe weather threatens millions across U.S.; Feds: El Chapo's request for outdoor exercise could be part of a new escape ploy by drug kingpin via Knit

Duration:00:38:29

Trump defends move giving Attorney General Barr extraordinary power to declassify Russia probe intelligence; Trump declassifies "millions" of secret documents; Democrats accuse president of "weaponizing" intelligence; Trump attacks Pelosi's mental fitness

5/24/2019
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Schiff: House Intelligence will vigorously oversee any moves "to selectively reveal and distort classified information"; Trump slams Pelosi after tweeting edited video of her; Trump: Sending 1,500 troops to Mideast as "protective" measure; Trump administration will bypass Congress to expedite arms sales to Saudis and UAE; One GOP lawmaker stalls $19 billion disaster relief bill; Trump orders intelligence community to declassify information on Russia Probe; Democrats say he is going after...

Duration:00:40:53

Trump insults "Crazy Nancy" Pelosi, saying "she's a mess"; Trump melts down to reporters, calls himself "stable genius" after Pelosi gets under his skin

5/24/2019
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Trump lashes out wildly after Pelosi again gets under his skin; Trump unravels during White House event, asks staff to vouch for how calm he was during meeting with Pelosi; Wikileaks founder Assange hit with new charges; faces 17 counts under the Espionage Act; Trump loses cool during event with farmers, calls Pelosi "crazy" and "a mess" after she says he needs an intervention; CNN: Tillerson told lawmakers Putin more prepared than Trump in Germany, Trump calls Tillerson "dumb as a rock";...

Duration:00:38:35