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From the country’s major political and policy issues to diplomacy on the global stage, State of the Union with Jake Tapper brings in the world’s top newsmakers and analysts to deliver the smartest, most comprehensive look at what matters most to you.

From the country’s major political and policy issues to diplomacy on the global stage, State of the Union with Jake Tapper brings in the world’s top newsmakers and analysts to deliver the smartest, most comprehensive look at what matters most to you.
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Washington, DC

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From the country’s major political and policy issues to diplomacy on the global stage, State of the Union with Jake Tapper brings in the world’s top newsmakers and analysts to deliver the smartest, most comprehensive look at what matters most to you.

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@cnnsotu

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English


Episodes

Interview with survivors of Florida shooting; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich; Interview with Congressman Adam Schiff; Interview with Former DNI James Clapper

2/18/2018
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First, Dana Bash speaks with survivors of the Florida School shooting about the launching of their 'Never Again' movement and their upcoming march on Washington. Then, Dana talks with an emotional John Kasich about gun control and school shootings. Then, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff joins from Munich to discuss the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then, the former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper joins Dana to discuss the...

Duration:00:45:22

Interview with Kellyanne Conway on the Porter scandal; Interview with Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson; Interview with Bannon author Joshua Green; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's reality TV White House

2/11/2018
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First, White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway joins Jake to defend the White House's handling of the Porter scandal and discuss the President's response. Then, Former DHS Secretary and friend of John Kelly Jeh Johnson talks about whether or not Kelly should keep his job as Chief of Staff, the President's decision not to declassify the Democratic memo, and North Korea. Next, Jake talks with the author who wrote the book "Devil's Bargain" on Steve Bannon about Bannon's take on the MeToo...

Duration:00:43:17

Interview with Senator Dick Durbin on the Nunes memo and immigration; Interview with Congressmen Jim Himes (D) and Brad Wenstrup (R) of the Intelligence committee; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's Super Bowl pick

2/4/2018
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First, Jake talks with the number two Democrat in the Senate, Dick Durbin about the controversial Republican memo and the ongoing immigration debate. Then, Congressmen Jim Himes (D) and Brad Wenstrup (R) of the Intelligence Committee join to debate the memo released by their committee and discuss it's impact on the Russia investigation. Next, our panel of Mike Rogers, Rick Santorum, Rep. Karen Bass, and Jennifer Granholm discuss the Trump response to the memo and the significance of Carter...

Duration:00:43:28

Interview with Senator Susan Collins on Mueller; Interview with Senator Joe Manchin on immigration; State of the Cartoonion: Presidential Secret Societies

1/28/2018
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First, Jake sits down with Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Intelligence Committee, to discuss the report that President Trump ordered the firing of Robert Mueller in June. Then, Democratic Senator Joe Manchin joins Jake to discuss the White House's immigration framework and the Russia investigation. Next, the panel of Nina Turner, Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki and David Urban discuss Trump's attack on Jay-Z, the chances of an immigration deal, the Stormy Daniels story, and Hillary...

Duration:00:42:07

Interview with OMB Director Mick Mulvaney on the government shutdown; Interview with Senator Rand Paul; Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders; Cartoon: Trump's new diet

1/21/2018
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First, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget joins Jake to give an update on the status of negotiations to end the shutdown and blames Democrats for failing to fund the government. Then, Republican Senator Rand Paul sits down with Jake to discuss his 'no' vote on the spending bill and who is to blame for the shutdown. Next, Senator Bernie Sanders talks with Jake about the new Trump campaign ad attacking Democrats and the need for a DACA fix. Then, the panel of Bakari Sellers,...

Duration:00:42:25

Interview with Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on the false missile alert; Interview with GOP Haitian-American Rep. Mia Love on Trump's comments; Interview with former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe; Cartoon: has Trump been watching All in the Family?

1/14/2018
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First, Jake sits down with Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to discuss the alert mistakenly sent to Hawaiians that a ballistic missile attack was imminent. Then, GOP Rep. Mia Love, the first Haitian-American elected to Congress, respond to Trump's remarks on Haitian immigrants and if the President's comments were racist. Then, Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe discusses how the Democrats should proceed with DACA negotiations and to hint at a 2020 bid. Then, the panel discusses...

Duration:00:41:52

Interview with White House Adviser Stephen Miller; Interview with Rep. Adam Schiff; Interview with David Axelrod and Mark McKinnon; Trump's nickname game

1/7/2018
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White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller joins Jake Tapper for a contentious interview discussing the split between the White House and Steve Bannon as well as the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff joins Jake to talk about the President's tweet that he is a "very stable genius" and the re-opening of the Clinton investigation. Next, Former Bush Adviser Mark McKinnon and former Obama Adviser David...

Duration:00:46:28

Interview with Anthony Scaramucci; Interview with Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward; Melania Trump's first year as First Lady

12/31/2017
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Dana Bash is joined by former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci to discuss President Trump's first year in office. Next, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward join Dana to discuss the special counsel investigation and President Trump's attack on the press. Then, our panel discusses the future of the Democratic and Republican party going into 2018. Finally, Dana looks back at Melania Trump's first year as First Lady of the United States.

Duration:00:44:44

Interview with Bernie Sanders; Interview with David Axelrod and Mark McKinnon; Trump's need for praise; Disney adds Trump robot to 'Hall of Presidents'

12/24/2017
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Jake Tapper sits down with Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss the passage of the Republican tax bill, whether President Trump should resign and the Russia investigation. Then, Former Obama Adviser David Axelrod and former Bush Adviser Mark McKinnon join Jake to break down the last year of Trump. Next. the panel discusses Trump's need for praise and if the GOP gamble on the tax bill will pay off in 2018. Finally, Jake takes a look at Disney's latest addition to its "Hall of Presidents," a...

Duration:00:42:05

Interview with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the Republican tax plan; Alabama Senator-elect Doug Jones on his election win; Will Trump fire Mueller?

12/17/2017
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Jake sits down with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to discuss the final Republican tax proposal and if Trump is considering firing the Special Counsel. Then, Alabama Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones joins Jake to discuss his unlikely victory, whether or not the President should resign, and address whether he should consider voting with Republicans to truly represent his state. Next, the panel discusses whether President Trump will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and if the...

Duration:00:42:43

Interview with Senator Richard Shelby, Interview with UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Interview with Congressman Adam Schiff, Trump's naughty or nice list

12/10/2017
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Ahead of the Alabama special election on Tuesday, Senator Richard Shelby joins Jake to discuss Roy Moore. Next, Jake interviews U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley about the President's Jerusalem decision and the ongoing North Korea crisis. Then, House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff joins Jake to discuss the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then our panel discusses President Obama's comments on Nazi Germany and Roy Moore. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion,...

Duration:00:40:52

Interview with Senate Intelligence Vice Chairman Mark Warner, Interview with Senator Tim Scott, State of the Cartoonion: Trump's bizarro world

12/3/2017
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Jake Tapper sits down with the Democratic Senator from Virginia and Vice Chairman of the Intelligence Committee Mark Warner about the Russia investigation, Michael Flynn's plea deal, and Trump's tweets about James Comey. Then, South Carolina Republican Senator Tim Scott joins to discuss the criticisms and challenges facing the GOP tax bill now that it's cleared the Senate. Next, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Mike Rogers discuss the latest on Trump's...

Duration:00:41:29

Interviews with Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Lindsey Graham on taxes and DACA, Preet Bharara on Michael Flynn, Tom Steyer on impeachment and Trump's Christmas promise

11/26/2017
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Dana Bash is joined by Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Lindsey Graham in a bipartisan interview on the GOP tax plan and protection for Dreamers. Next, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara talks about the Bob Mueller investigation and Michael Flynn. Then, Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer talks to Dana about his impeachment campaign against President Trump. Finally, we take a look at the ways in which President Trump will "make Christmas great again."

Duration:00:40:17

Interviews with Sen. Susan Collins, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and Sen. Bernie Sanders on GOP tax plan, and State of the Cartoonion: Thankful for pardons?

11/19/2017
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Jake Tapper is joined by Senator Susan Collins to discuss the allegations against Judge Roy Moore as well as her position on the GOP tax bill. Then, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney joins Jake to discuss the response to the GOP tax bill and President Trump's plan for passing it. Next, Senator Bernie Sanders talks to Jake about his concerns with the tax bill and weighs in on the sexual misconduct allegations against Senator Al Franken. Finally, in this week's State of the Cartoonion Jake imagines...

Duration:00:41:12

Interviews with James Clapper and John Brennan, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, and Ohio Governor John Kasich

11/12/2017
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Former DNI James Clapper and Former CIA Director John Brennan join Jake to address President Trump's comments on believing Putin when he says Russia didn't meddle in the 2016 election and address the President's personal attacks on them. Then, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin joins Jake to talk Russia, taxes, and Roy Moore. Next, Jake interviews the number two Democrat in the Senate Dick Durban and Ohio Governor John Kasich. Then, a panel discussion with Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm,...

Duration:00:53:32

Interview with Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Dianne Feinstein on the Russia investigation and North Korea, and the picky eating President goes abroad

11/5/2017
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Jake sits down with Nancy Pelosi to discuss the President's Asia trip, the Republican tax plan, and the possibility of impeachment. Then, Senator Dianne Feinstein joins Jake to discuss the latest in the Russia investigation and the possibility of war in North Korea. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake imagines how picky eater President Trump will handle his trip to Asia.

Duration:00:42:54

Interviews with Governor Chris Christie and Senator Angus King, Preet Bharara on the charges filed in the Russia investigation, and a very Trump Halloween.

10/29/2017
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On this week's State of the Union, Jake Tapper interviews former U.S. Attorney and CNN Senior Legal Analyst Preet Bharara about charges being filed in Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Then, Chris Christie joins to give his reaction to the news and discuss Superstorm Sandy, 5 years later. Next, Senator Angus King of Maine breaks down the latest Russia developments and discusses Trump's tax plan. Finally, Jake takes a look at creative Trump Halloween costumes in the State of the Cartoonion.

Duration:00:42:00

Interview with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. Sherrod Brown on Trump's Tax plan, and Ex-Presidents speaking out

10/22/2017
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On this weeks State of the Union, Dana Bash spoke with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the GOP tax plan and Trump's attacks on Republicans. Senator Sherrod Brown joins to discuss whether the tax plan could get Democratic support and address the controversy over Trump's call to the widow of a fallen soldier. Then, a discussion on ex-presidents speaking out about Trump.

Duration:00:41:15

Place holder, October 15th 2017

10/15/2017
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Place holder, October 15th 2017

Duration:00:41:12

Interview with Rex Tillerson, Susan Collins on Trump health care moves, State of the Cartoonion: Trump's Ex-Wives

10/15/2017
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On this week's State of the Union, Jake tapper interviews Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about Trump's Iran Deal move and possible friction between him and President Trump. Maine Senator Susan Collins joins Jake to discuss Trump's health care moves and her colleague Senator Bob Corker's critiques of the White House.

Duration:00:41:18

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