The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer-logo

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

CNN

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

Twitter:

@CNNSitroom

Language:

English

Contact:

One CNN Center Atlanta, GA 30303 404-827-1500


Episodes

Voting underway in Michigan, key battleground primary

2/27/2024
Critical primary races in the swing state of Michigan. How Republicans vote could reveal more about Donald Trump’s chances in November and Democrats voting “uncommitted” could send a powerful message to Biden. Also, a partial governmental shutdown deadline is approaching as Biden meets with congressional leaders for talks on funding, tightening the border, and helping Ukraine. Plus, a key witness testifies in the defense effort to remove the district attorney and lead prosecutor in the case against Donald Trump in Georgia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:39:16

Biden: “hopeful” for temporary Gaza ceasefire by next Monday

2/26/2024
All eyes are on Michigan just ahead of tomorrow's critical primaries. A lot is at stake for both parties as democratic voters are angry over the war in Gaza and are trying to send a message to Biden. Does the uncommitted vote pose a threat to his campaign? On the Republican side, Nikki Haley is vowing to soldier on after Saturday's blowout loss to Donald Trump in her home state of South Carolina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:40:41

U.S. sanctions 500+ Russian targets as Ukraine

2/23/2024
As Russia's war against Ukraine hits THE two-year mark, President Biden unveils new sanctions, vowing to punish Vladimir Putin for his aggression abroad and for the death of opposition leader Alexey Navalny. Plus, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joins to discuss his talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky in Ukraine. Also, Donald Trump now has 30 days to pay up after a $454 million judgment against him in the New York civil fraud case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:00

Nikki Haley sides with Alabama Supreme Court embryo ruling

2/21/2024
We're tracking all the fallout from the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos are babies as a major provider is now pausing IVF treatments in Alabama, fearing prosecution. Also, House Republicans are trying to push the Biden impeachment inquiry forward, grilling the president's brother behind closed doors despite the very damning indictment of a former FBI informant accused getting bogus dirt on the Bidens from the Russians. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:01

Protests and backlash against Putin after Navalny’s death

2/20/2024
The former FBI informant charged with lying about the Biden's dealings in Ukraine told investigators that Rusisan intelligence officials were involved passing false information to him about Hunter Biden. Plus, President Biden is set to impose major new sanctions against Russia aimed at holding the Kremlin accountable for the death of opposition leader Alexey Navalny and for nearly two years of war in Ukraine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:05

Russians risk arrest to mourn Navalny’s death; hundreds detained

2/19/2024
Russians risk arrest to mourn the death of opposition leader Alexey Navalny. His widow is now publicly accusing the Kremlin of hiding Navalny's body to cover up his killing. Also, Donald Trump's refusal to criticize Putin over Navalny's death is giving Nikki Haley new ammunition against the GOP front runner. Plus, Russia advances in Ukraine after capturing an eastern town at a vulnerable moment with U.S. aid in limbo. We're getting new indications of where Russian forces may be planning to strike next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:23:40

Trump speaks after judge orders him to pay nearly $355 million

2/16/2024
Donald Trump speaks out after a New York judge found that Trump was liable for fraud after he issued false financial statements and falsified business records, finding that he should pay $355 million plus interest. In addition, the judge also found that his sons, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., who run the Trump Organization, are also liable and must pay $4 million. The judge did step back from cancelling their business certificates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:49:57

DA’s defiant testimony ends for day in hearing threatening Trump case

2/15/2024
A high-stakes hearing threatens to derail the Georgia election subversion case against Donald Trump. Fulton County District Attorney Willis angrily pushed back against allegations that she financially benefited from her romantic relationship with the lead prosecutor that she hired during her testimony. Also, former President Trump's historic first criminal trial is now set to begin on March 25, 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:34

KC Police: one dead; 10 to 15 hurt in Super Bowl rally shooting

2/14/2024
A deadly shooting occurred at the Kansas City Chiefs parade in Kansas City. We just got new information from the police on the victims and the investigation. According to the White House, President Biden has been briefed on the the shooting. Plus, the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee announces a “serious national security threat” and sources say it’s related to Russia. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) who was briefed on the threat, joins to express that there is no cause for anybody to panic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:31:41

Voting underway in New York election to replace Santos

2/13/2024
New Yorkers brave snow and sleet to vote on who replaces disgraced former Congressman George Santos. How what they decide may give the country a window into what could happen in November's presidential election. Plus, serious progress in Cairo as Americans tell CNN that the CIA director and Middle East negotiators are moving closer and closer to striking a deal that would pause Israel's war in Gaza and get Israeli hostages home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:54

Trump asks Supreme Court to block ruling rejecting his immunity claim

2/12/2024
Donald Trump just asked the U.S. Supreme Court to get involved in another one of his legal battles. He's attempting to block a lower court ruling that flatly rejected his claim of presidential immunity in the federal election subversion case. Also, President Biden publicly warns Israel against the ground offensive in the Gaza city of Rafah unless there's a credible plan to protect Palestinian civilians. This just hours after deadly airstrikes on Rafah in connection with an Israeli rescue operation that freed two Israeli hostages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:53

WH on damage control over Biden age, memory after scathing report

2/9/2024
A scathing special counsel report describes President Biden as an elderly man with a poor memory as voters' concerns about the president's age weigh on his re-election bid. Also, fresh tension between the United States and Israel after President Biden calls the Israeli military's operation in Gaza over the top. This as Israel is facing backlash over a planned evacuation and ground offensive in the refugee-packed city of Rafah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:59

Justices appear to side with Trump in Colorado ballot dispute

2/8/2024
Donald Trump appears to be on the verge of a major victory at the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices voice deep skepticism with efforts to remove him from the ballot. We'll bring you the latest details from inside the courtroom. Also, a damning special counsel report finds President Biden willfully retained classified information after leaving the vice presidency, but will not face charges. The report lays out key differences between Biden's cooperation with the investigation and Trump's alleged obstruction of his own documents case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:16

U.S. strike kills commander responsible for attacks on Americans

2/7/2024
The United States conducts another retaliatory strike in the wake of a deadly attack on American forces in Jordan. U.S. officials confirmed the operation successfully targeted and killed an Iran-backed militia commander in Baghdad. Also, the United States Senate rejected the bipartisan border bill despite months of negotiations. What the failure can also mean for aid to Ukraine and Israel. Plus, final preparations for tomorrow's unprecedented U.S. Supreme Court arguments on Donald Trump's Colorado ballot ban are under way. We have exclusive new reporting on the Trump team's strategy just ahead of the historic hearing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:02

House votes on impeaching DHS Secretary Mayorkas

2/6/2024
We're awaiting two key votes in the House of Representatives, including a truly historic vote to impeach the Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, and a separate vote on a standalone bill on sending aid to Israel. This as federal appeals court deals a huge blow to Donald Trump's legal defense ruling he does not have immunity in the federal election subversion case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:55:19

Trump makes final pitch to Supreme Court ahead of arguments on ballot challenge

2/5/2024
Donald Trump makes a final plea to the United States Supreme Court ahead of critical arguments on Colorado's ballot ban. This hour, we have exclusive new polling on the controversial case and how Americans feel about Trump's legal troubles. Plus, an historic storm is slamming southern California, unleashing dangerous flooding, hurricane-force winds, and heavy snow. Records are falling across the state as forecasters warn of more to come. Plus, in the United Kingdom, Buckingham Palace reveals that King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:58

CNN exclusive poll: Trump maintains slim lead over Biden nationwide

2/1/2024
CNN's exclusive new poll shows Donald Trump maintaining a narrow lead over President Joe Biden nationwide as Biden fights for votes in the pivotal battleground state of Michigan. Stand by for our revealing snapshot of the race and new reaction. Also breaking, sources say the former chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, is in talks to potentially plead guilty to a perjury charge tied to a civil fraud investigation. We'll tell you what that could mean for him and possibly for Trump. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:39:32

Social media CEOs grilled at tense hearing on dangers to kids online

1/31/2024
Powerful tech CEOs are grilled by senators and berated for failing to protect young people from grave dangers on social media with angry victims' relatives in the room. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal, a senator that co-sponsored legislation aimed at keeping kids safe online, joins. Also, Donald Trump meets with the Teamsters union, hoping to drive a wedge between president Joe Biden and his traditionally loyal allies in organized labor. Plus, a dire new warning from the FBI director that Chinese hackers are preparing to wreak havoc on the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:02

Biden: I’m not looking for a wider war in the Middle East

1/30/2024
The world is awaiting President Biden's next move after he says he's decided how to respond to the drone attack that killed three U.S. soldiers in Jordan. We're breaking down the military options. Also, Israeli special forces conduct a deadly raid on a West Bank hospital disguised as medical staffers and other civilians. We'll take you inside the operation. Plus, there is breaking news on a huge controversy hanging over Donald Trump's election interference case in Georgia. The top prosecutor just entered an agreement that means he won't be questioned in court tomorrow about his alleged affair with the district attorney. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:06

Source: framework for ceasefire in Gaza being presented to Hamas

1/29/2024
The United States has identified U.S. soldiers killed in a drone attack Jordan as Biden vows a response. Plus, a new broad framework for a potential release of hostages and a ceasefire in Gaza proposal is being given to Hamas amid a warning that nailing down the details may be difficult. Also, a new bipartisan deal on border security is moving forward right now in the Senate as Donald Trump and House Republicans are trying to kill it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:35