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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

Special episode: Facing the hard questions after Parkland's school shooting

2/21/2018
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On February 14, a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17. One week after the horrific mass shooting, the victims' classmates, parents and community members attended a nationally televised CNN town hall moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper. Listen to "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" in full here.

Duration:01:54:53

Students, Politicians & NRA Participate in CNN Town Hall Tonight; Student Survivors to Lawmakers: "We Will Not Be Silenced"; Trump Hears From Students, Families & Teachers About School Shootings

2/21/2018
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Trump: We Must Now Focus On Background Checks; Any Moment: WH Listening Session With Gun Violence Survivors; FL Gov: We Must Come Up With Solution to Keep Students Safe; Trump Holds Listening Session On Mass Shootings

Duration:00:57:22

Trump Directs Atty General to Propose Bump Stock Ban; Lawyer Linked to Ex-Trump Aide Pleads Guilty to Lying; Trump Claims He's Been Tougher on Russia than Obama; Shooting Survivors Bus to State Capital to Demand Action; Trump Jr's Trip to India Raises Eth

2/20/2018
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Trump Directs Atty General to Propose Bump Stock Ban; WH Holds First Briefing Since Shooting, Russia Indictments; WH: "Very Clear" Russia Meddled in the Election; WH Tries to Walk Back Trump's Tweet on FBI Mistake on Parkland; WH: Would Like FBI "Not to be Focused on a Hoax"; Poll: Most Say Congress, Trump not Doing Enough on Shootings; Support for Stricter Gun Laws Highest Ever in Quinnipiac Poll; Lawyer Linked to Ex-Trump Aide Pleads Guilty to Lying; Mueller has Charged 22 People and...

Duration:00:42:59

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2/20/2018
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2/20/2018
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Asking About Jared Kushner's Business Discussions During Transition; Unleashed: Trump Goes After Everyone Except Russia; CNN Visits Russian "Troll Farm" From Mueller Indictment; Shooter Had Obtained At Least 10 Rifles

2/19/2018
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Mueller's Interest in Kushner Grows to Include Foreign Financing Efforts; Special Counsel Mueller Inquiring About Jared Kushner's Talks with Potential Chinese Investor; Ex-Trump Campaign Aid to Plead Guilty, Cooperate; LA Times: Gates to Plead Guilty, Testify Against Manafort; Trump Departs Florida As Students Stage WH Protest; Trump Spent Weekend Watching News, Venting on Russia; Trump Slams FBI's Handling of Tip on School Killer; WH: Media and Democrats Sowed More Discord Than Russians;...

Duration:00:43:10

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Asking About Jared Kushner's Business Discussions During Transition; Unleashed: Trump Goes After Everyone Except Russia; CNN Visits Russian "Troll Farm" From Mueller Indictment; CNN Source: Shooter Had Obtained At Least 10 R

2/19/2018
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Mueller's Interest in Kushner Grows to Include Foreign Financing Efforts; Special Counsel Mueller Inquiring About Jared Kushner's Talks with Potential Chinese Investor; Ex-Trump Campaign Aid to Plead Guilty, Cooperate; LA Times: Gates to Plead Guilty, Testify Against Manafort; Trump Departs Florida As Students Stage WH Protest; Trump Spent Weekend Watching News, Venting on Russia; Trump Slams FBI's Handling of Tip on School Killer; WH: Media and Democrats Sowed More Discord Than Russians;...

Duration:00:53:21

Mueller Indicts 13 Russians For U.S. Election Meddling; FBI Never Acted On Tip About High School Shooter; New Yorker Details Trump System For Covering Up Affairs;

2/16/2018
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American Pleads Guilt In Connection To Russian Interference; FBI Admits Information Should Have Been Provided Before Shooting; Sessions: FBI Failures "Tragic," Orders Immediate Review; FL Gov Calls On FBI Chief To Resign After Missed Tip; FBI Never Acted On Tip About High School Shooter; FBI Admits It Failed To Act On Tip In January On Killer; First Lady Skips Walk To Marine One With Pres Trump;

Duration:00:42:55

17 Dead, At Least 14 Hurt In Florida High School Massacre; Doctor Describes Haunting Scene in Emergency Room; Trump: Will "Tackle The Difficult Issue of Mental Health"; Trump Doesn't Mention Guns Once In Remarks On Shooting; Shooting Survivor To Lawmakers

2/15/2018
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Anti-Defamation League: Shooter Tied To White Supremacist Group; Sources: FBI Received At Least 2 Warning About Suspect; Police: Suspect Hard " Very, Very Disturbing" Online Profile; FBI On Suspect's Online Threat: We Couldn't Identify Him; Public Defender: Suspect Is Broken Child; Foot Coach Dies Shielding Students From Gunfire; Suspect's Social Media Postings Indicate Extremist Views; Suspect Bought AR-15-Style Weapon, Passed Background Check; A Student's Powerful Plea; Trump Addresses...

Duration:00:42:51

High School Shooting in Parkland, FL

2/14/2018
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Broward Sheriff: High School Shooter Still At Large; Broward Schools: "Multiple Injuries" In High School Shooting; Mayor: High School Gunman May Still Be At Large; Sen. Nelson: "Number of Fatalities" In FL High School Shooting; Sen. Nelson: Police Think They Know Who The Gunman Is; Broward Sheriff: Suspect Now In Custody; Superintendent: "Numerous Fatalities" in School Shooting; Broward Sheriff: At Least 14 Victims in School Shooting; Sources: At Least Two Killed in School Shooting; Law...

Duration:01:02:43

FBI: Porter's Background Check Completed In July; Intel Chiefs: Moscow Still Interfering In Elections; How The White House Plans To Spend Your Money

2/13/2018
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Kelly To WSJ On Porter Dismissal: "It Was Done Right"; WH: Personnel Security Office Was Still Checking Porter; FBI Chief Contradicts WH Timeline On Porter Allegations; Sources: Porter Met Off-The-Record With Reporters Wednesday; Sanders Tells Press: I Give The Best Information I Have; Intel Chief: Security Clearance Process Is "Broken"; GOP Senators Criticize WH Response To Scandal; Is Anyone Trying To Stop Russian Meddling;?; FBI Chief: I Still Have "Grave Concerns" About Nunes Memo; WH...

Duration:00:42:10

WH: President Supports Victims Of Domestic Violence; WH: "Not Going To Get Into" Security Clearance Process; Trump: The Future Of DACA Depends On Democrats;

2/12/2018
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WH: Admin Take Abuse Allegations "Very Seriously"; WH Blames Media, Dodges Question On Security Clearances; WH On Trump's $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan; WH On West Wing's Handling Of Allegations Against Ex-Aide; WH Won't Say Whether Trump Believes Ex-Aides' Accusers; WH: "Mere Allegation" Shouldn't Be "Determining Factor"; WH Aides Baffled By Trump's Conflicting Takes On Porter; WH Can't Get Story Straight On Handling Of Porter Scandal; WH: Blames Media, Dodge Question On Security...

Duration:00:41:54

WH: "We All Could Have Done Better" Dealing With Porter; Omarosa On Trump Presidency: "Not Gonna Be Ok";

2/8/2018
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Dow Nosedives 1,000+ Points As Slide Continues; WH Briefing Amid Growing Questions Over Porter Scandal; Source: John Kelly Knew Of Abuse Claim For Months; WH Officials Knew About Porter & Scrambled To Protect Him; WH: Trump "Saddened" By Allegations; WH: Hope Hicks Recused Herself "From Some Matters"; WH Porter Abuse Allegations "Serious And Disturbing"; Source: John Kelly Knew Of Abuse Claims For Months; WH On Omarosa: She Was Fired Three Times On "Apprentice"; Raisman: W.S. Olympic...

Duration:00:51:49

WH Staff Secy Resigns Amid Domestic Abuse Allegations; Senate Reaches Major budget Deal;Fate In House Unclear; Trump Tells Pentagon To Plan A Military Parade; Source: N. Korea Diplomatic Efforts "Almost Zero";

2/7/2018
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Hatch Changes Tone On Ex-Wives' Claims Against Porter; Pelosi Won't Support Deal Without Commitment To DACA Vote; Mattis Backs Budget Deal:"America Can Afford Survival"; CNN: Trump Wants To Talk To Mueller Despite Lawyers' Advice; WH:Trump To Rely On FBI, DOJ In Releasing Dem Memo; Schiff: Bannon, Lewandowski Refuse To Return To Intel Cmte; Graham: Christopher Steele Was Biased Against Trump; Kim Jong Un's Sister Attends Olympics In Surprise Move; First Openly Gay U.S. Winter Olympian...

Duration:00:42:33

Dow Regains Ground After Monday's Record Drop; NYT: Lawyers Urge Trump To Refuse Mueller Interview; Blame Machines For Wall Street's Volatile Swings;

2/6/2018
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Trump: "I'd Love To See A Shutdown" If No Immigration Deal; Kelly: Dreamer Not On DACA "Too Afraid" Or "Too Lazy"; Menendez: Trump WH Continues To Demonize Immigrants; Scaramucci: Trump "Exuding Toughness" With Shutdown Threat; Scaramucci On Kelly Remark: Let's Be "Less Sensitive"; Dem Rep: I Didn't Serve To Be Called Treasonous For Disagreeing; Scaramucci On Trump "Treason" Change: "Take Him For What He Is"; NYT: Trump Lawyers Worry Mueller Could Catch Him Lying; Scaramucci: I Wouldn't...

Duration:00:43:47

WH: Won't Pledge Trump Will Release Dem Memo; Market Meltdown:DOW Plunges 1,100+ Points;

2/5/2018
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Dow Closes At Lowest Point Of Year In Major Selloff; Dow Suffered Largest Point Drop In History;Trump Targets Schiff Ahead Of Push to Release Dem Memo; Rep Schiff Denies WH Claims Of Leaking Confidential Info; Schiff: Time For Gen Kelly To Give "The President A Time Out"; Rep Schiff: President Trump Has His "Own Enemies List"; Trump: Dems Were "Treasonous" & "Unamerican" During Speech; Rep Nunes: Schiff Tired To Force Me Off The Intel Committee; Schiff: W.H. Suppression Of Dem Memo Not...

Duration:00:47:02

Disputed GOP/Nunes Memo Is Released; FBI Has Grave Concerns about Memo, Says Material Facts Omitted; Comey: Memo Release Inexcusable, Destroys Relationship;

2/2/2018
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GOP Memo Blames Steele Dossier For Surveillance; Top Dems Warn Trump: Using Memo To Fire Rosenstein Or Mueller Would Spark Constitutional Crisis; WH Official: Trump "Unlikely" To Get Beyond Rosenstein Anger; GOP Memo: FBI Abused Surveillance Power; Trump On If He's Likely To Fire Rosenstein After Memo: "You Figure That One Out"; Sen McCain: Undermining "Rule If Law" Helps Putin;

Duration:00:41:52

WH: Trump's Ok With Memo, Doubts There Will Be Redactions;CNN: Trump Sees GOP Memo As Way To Discredit Russia Probe;Poll: 71% Say Trump Should Sit Down With Mueller;

2/1/2018
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WH Official: Trump Reviewed And Read Nunes Memo; FBI Director Frustrated White House Is Not Listening To Memo Concerns; Source: Accommodations Made To Memo After Intel Community Concerns; Rep Duncan:Memo Could "Shake" FBI "To Its Core"; Dems Call on Paul Ryan To intervene In Memo Release; CNN: WH Worries FBI Chief Could Quit Over Memo Release; NYT: Mueller Zeroes In On Trump Tower Story; NYt: Ex-Trump Legal Spokesman To Tell Mueller About Hicks' Call; Hope Hicks' Lawyer Denies NYT Report On...

Duration:00:41:41

Sources: President Trump, During December Meeting, Asked Deputy AG Rosenstein If He Was "On My Team"; FBI Expresses "Grave Concerns" About "Material Omissions Of Fact" In GOP Memo;

1/31/2018
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FBI Chief Clashes With Trump Over Release Of GOP Memo; Sources: Trump Asked Rosenstein If He Was "On My Team"; WH Chief Of Staff: Memo To Be Release "Pretty Quick"; One Dead After Train Carrying GOP Members Hits Truck; GOP's Trey Gowdy Not Running For Re-Election; CNN Exclusive: FBI Agent Who Sent Texts Mocking Trump Co-Wrote Draft Letter Reopening Clinton Email Probe;

Duration:00:41:46

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