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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

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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 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom
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Nikki Haley: “I Will Be Voting For Trump”

Nikki Haley declares she will vote for Trump in the upcoming presidential election after fiercely attacking him during her 2024 presidential bid. We are breaking down her announcement and the timing of this development in the upcoming election. Also, the judge in the Trump classified documents case holds the first hearings since delaying the trial and a shouting match erupts.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/23/202443 minutes, 12 seconds
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Trump Doesn’t Testify In His Own Defense After Saying He Would

The judge and lawyers in Donald Trump’s criminal trial just wrapped up pivotal talks on jury instructions that could potentially influence the final outcome. Closing arguments are now set for next week followed by jurors’ deliberations on the former president’s fate. Plus, new details on a commercial flight that turned deadly.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/22/202447 minutes, 31 seconds
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Judge Briefly Clears Courtroom After Tense Exchange With Witness

Fireworks in the courtroom as the defense begins presenting its case in the New York hush money cover up trial. The defense is calling a witness who was reprimanded by the judge for snide remarks and eye-rolling. This after star prosecution witness Michael Cohen admitted on the stand to stealing from the Trump Organization. Plus, the United States is denouncing the International Criminal Court as it seeks war crimes arrest warrants for the leaders of Israel and Hamas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/21/202443 minutes, 46 seconds
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2016 Video Shows Sean “Diddy” Combs Assaulting His Then-Girlfriend

New reaction to video obtained exclusively by CNN show rapper and producer Sean “Diddy” Combs physically assaulting his then-girlfriend Cassie Venture back in 2016. Hear what Ventura’s husband is now saying about it. Also, President Biden wraps up his outreach to Black voters who could potentially make or break his reelection bid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/18/202443 minutes, 19 seconds
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Defense Gets Cohen To Admit He Didn’t Fully Remember Key Phone Call

The bruising cross-examination of Michael Cohen by Donald Trump’s lawyer wraps up for the day after the defense repeatedly hammered the prosecution’s star witness for his past lies and aggressively tried to catch him in new lies under oath. Trump’s team scored major points in its bid to undercut Cohen’s credibility. We take you inside the courtroom from gavel to gavel with new testimony transcripts and look ahead to what’s next.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/17/202442 minutes, 30 seconds
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Trump Team Prepares To Attack Cohen’s Memory Of Events

The first Biden-Trump debate of 2024 is now set for June 27th on CNN. Plus, Michael Cohen is bracing for round two of his fiery cross-examination in Donald Trump’s hush money cover up trial. Also, a CNN exclusive look inside the illegal gun trade in Haiti as the country is devastated by gang violence.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/16/202442 minutes, 49 seconds
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Cohen Testifies Trump Knew Records Were Falsified

In the Trump trial, Michael Cohen wraps his second day of incriminating testimony against Donald Trump. He was grilled by the defense in a sometimes testy cross-examination. Trump’s lawyers seized on Cohen’s past lies and recent attacks on the former president in hopes of discrediting the prosecution’s star witness. We take you inside the courtroom from gavel to gavel with all the latest developments.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/15/202442 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cohen: Trump “Wasn’t Even Thinking About Melania” When Daniels Came Forward

In the New York hush money cover up trial, star witness Michal Cohen is wrapping up his first day of blockbuster testimony, detailing the Stormy Daniels hush money deal and how Donald Trump was allegedly involved in covering up his relationship with the adult film star and her $130,000 payoff.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/14/202442 minutes, 12 seconds
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New Testimony Sets Stage For Star Witness Michael Cohen Next Week

New testimony in the New York hush money cover up trial sets the stage for the star witness against Doanld Trump. His longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is now expected to take the stand on Monday. The judge is warning Cohen should not speak publicly about the case as Trump fumes about his gag order. We take you inside the courtroom from gavel to gavel breaking down all the latest.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/11/202442 minutes, 30 seconds
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Former WH Aide Known As Trump’s Gatekeeper Testifies

The judge in the New York hush money cover up case denies Donald Trump’s request for a mistrial and refuses to modify Trump’s gag order. The Trump team is urging the judge to intervene after Stormy Daniels’ salacious testimony about her alleged sexual encounter with Trump. This as a new transcript of Daniels’ combative cross-examination has just been released.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/10/202442 minutes, 23 seconds
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House Kills Rep. Greene’s Effort to Oust Speaker Johnson

An exclusive new CNN interview with President Joe Biden where he explains his decision to pause some U.S. bomb shipments to Israel. Plus, on Capitol Hill, the House kills an effort led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to oust Speaker Mike Johnson.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/9/202442 minutes, 15 seconds
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Stormy Daniels Says She “Hates” Trump

A very dramatic and contentious day in court as Stormy Daniels begins testifying in the Trump hush money trial. The adult film star detailed her alleged sexual encounter with Donald Trump and the hush money agreement to buy her silence. Defense attorneys wasted no time, hitting back during a combative cross-examination, attacking Daniels’ credibility and prompting her to testify under oath that she hates Trump and wants to see him held accountable.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/8/202443 minutes, 20 seconds
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Axios: Israeli Forces To Take Over Palestinian Side of Rafah Crossing in Next Few Hours

Prosecutors cut straight to the heart of the case against former President Trump, grilling two Trump Organization employees about the alleged scheme to disguise hush money money payments as legal fees. Plus, Hamas accepts a ceasefire proposal brokered by Egypt and Qatar. But, Israel says there are still significant gaps between the two sides.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/7/202442 minutes, 56 seconds
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Longtime Trump Aide Hope Hicks Wraps Blockbuster Testimony

A longtime trusted aide to Donald Trump takes the stand in the hush money money cover trial, wrapping her blockbuster testimony just a short while ago. Hope Hicks took jurors inside Trump world as the Stormy Daniels story broke and described how Trump feared allegations of sexual misconduct would hurt his 2016 presidential campaign. Hicks teared up at one point as she faced cross-examination with her former boss only a few feet away.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/4/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 52 seconds
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Stormy Daniels’ Ex-Lawyer Wraps Key Testimony In Trump Trial

CNN just received a new court transcript on the critical testimony by Stormy Daniels’ former lawyer who revealed new details about the hush money payment he negotiated for the adult film star. The defense seized on the lawyer’s history of celebrity clients with sensational cases in hopes of undermining his credibility. We break down all the latest in the trial.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/3/202443 minutes, 21 seconds
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New Campus Protests Across U.S.

Police in riot gear are now on the scene of escalating protests at Fordham University in New York. Law enforcement is making arrests at multiple U.S. college campuses after days of student demonstrations against the Israel-Hamas war. This as pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian groups violently clash at UCLA. We cover the protests live and from every angle.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/2/202445 minutes, 6 seconds
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New Transcript of Today’s Trump Trial Testimony Just Released

We just got a transcript of today’s testimony inside Trump’s trial, including new details from Stormy Daniels’ former lawyer about the adult film star’s hush money deal and a prediction that if her affair allegations goes public it could be the final nail in the coffin for Trump just weeks before the 2016 election. The explosive testimony wrapped up shortly after Trump was forced to take down inflammatory posts, complying with the judge’s ruling that he’s violated his gag order. Trump is now on notice that he could be jailed if he is found in contempt again.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/1/202443 minutes, 9 seconds
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Protests Escalate At Colleges Across The Country

Campus unrest boils over as colleges across the United States attempt to crack down on protests against the Israel-Hamas war. Police are confronting and arresting demonstrators at the University of Texas at Austin. In New York, Columbia University announced they have begun suspending students who have defied an ultimatum to clear encampments.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/30/202442 minutes, 46 seconds
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Trump Seems Animated During Testimony By His Longtime Assistant

The Trump trial follows the money trial. After two full weeks in the courtroom, the hush money case against Donald Trump begins to zero-in on the payoff to adult film star Stormy Daniels with testimony from Michael Cohen’s banker. Also on the stand is Donald Trump’s longtime assistant known for her appearances on The Apprentice.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/27/202446 minutes, 27 seconds
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Cross-examination of Key Witness Expected to Resume Tomorrow

Double courtroom drama in the Trump trial and at the Supreme Court. In New York, sensational testimony against Donald Trump just wrapped up for the day, focusing for the first time on the hush money deal with adult star Stormy Daniels that’s central to the case. In Washington, Trump’s bid for criminal immunity has played out before the nation’s highest court. The justices offered some clues on how they may rule.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/26/202442 minutes, 21 seconds
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Tense Campus Protests Over Israel-Hamas War Erupting Across U.S.

New protests erupt across college campuses in the United States as student demonstrations against the Israel-Hamas war are growing. We track the confrontations and rising tensions with police and the political impacts. Also, the judge Donald Trump’s hush money trial could decide anytime if the former president violated his gag order.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/25/202442 minutes, 23 seconds
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Pecker testifies about first time he paid to kill a story on Trump

Explosive new testimony in the Trump trial after heated clashes between the judge and the former president’s lawyer. We take you inside the courtroom from gavel to gavel as the historic hush money criminal case unfolds. Tabloid executive David Pecker has wrapped up a second day on the stand as we await the judge’s ruling on whether Trump violated his gag order.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/24/202442 minutes, 30 seconds
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Trump Trial Today

The transcript of the opening statements in Trump's hush money trial has just been released. Prosecutors laid out their case as a criminal conspiracy and the defense argued that there is "nothing wrong with trying to influence an election." The first key witness, tabloid executive David Pecker, is set to resume his testimony in the trial tomorrow and one of Trump's former lawyer weighs in. Plus, a hearing is set for tomorrow morning on whether Trump violated a gag order and his legal bills are draining his leadership PAC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/23/202442 minutes, 22 seconds
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Full jury and six alternates seated in Trump trial

Opening statements are now set for Monday in Trump’s hush money trial. This after a New York panel of twelve jurors and six alternates is completed. Also, we are keeping a close eye on the Middle East after Israel launched an overnight strike inside Iran. American officials tell CNN the U.S. government was briefed ahead of the attack but did not endorse the response.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/20/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 25 seconds
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Trump trial judge: “we now have our jury”

We take you inside the courtroom from gavel to gavel in the Trump hush money cover up case. The twelve jurors plus one alternate juror who will decide Donald Trump’s fate have now been selected. Also, Trump complains he can’t campaign after the jury is selected as Biden hits the campaign trail in Pennsylvania with the Kennedy family. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/19/202442 minutes, 24 seconds
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Johnson sets vote for aid bills despite conservative revolt

House Speaker Mike Johnson says the House will vote on bills for Ukraine, Taiwan, and Israel this Saturday. The speaker is moving ahead despite deepening anger among conservatives and efforts to take away his gavel. Plus, Senate Democrats move to dismiss impeachment charges against Homeland Secretary Mayorkas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/18/202442 minutes, 30 seconds
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Trump hush money wraps for day, seven jurors seated

The second day of Donald Trump’s hush money trial comes to a close with seven jurors now seated after another contentious day in court including a stern warning from the judge to the former president. Plus, in another case that could impact Trump, the Supreme Court hears arguments from January 6th defendants who say federal prosecutors overstepped.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/17/202442 minutes, 29 seconds
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Donald Trump’s historic criminal trial is now under way

Donald Trump’s unprecedented hush money case begins. It’s the first time a former U.S. president has ever stood trial on criminal charges. Jury selection is now underway as the judge, the defense attorneys, and the prosecutors narrow down a massive list of potential jurors who will consider Trump’s fate. Plus, the Middle East is on edge after Israel vows to exact a price for an Iranian attack.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/16/202442 minutes, 16 seconds
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Trump asks judge to amend jury questions on eve of hush money trial

Donald Trump just threw another wrench into his hush money trial. Attorneys for the former president are asking the judge to change the jury questionnaire only three days before selection is set to begin. Trump said he would take the stand. Plus, Vice President Harris hammers Republicans on the issue of abortion rights for women. A southwestern state is now the latest backdrop in the battle over reproductive rights with an extremely restrictive Civl War era law soon to take effect.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/13/202440 minutes, 45 seconds
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O.J. Simpson dead at 76 after cancer battle

O.J. is dead at the age of 76. Simpson’s family says the NFL legend, whose career was eclipsed by the double murder trial and his high-controversial acquittal, died after a battle with cancer. In Washington, the FBI director delivered a stark warning amid Republican infighting over a key surveillance law. Plus, the former interpreter for MLB player Shohei Ohtani is now charged with stealing $16 million from the star’s bank account.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/12/202442 minutes, 35 seconds
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Trump: states should decide if doctor who performs an abortion should be punished

Donald Trump just lost his newest bid to delay his first criminal trial, the third time this week he has tried and failed to put the hush money case on hold. Plus, Trump and Biden are weighing in on the bombshell Arizona Supreme Court ruling reinstating a century old abortion ban. Also, tornados and torrential rains are sweeping through the south, leaving a trail of destruction and flooding.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/11/202442 minutes, 38 seconds
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Arizona’s top court reinstates century-old ban on nearly all abortions

A historic new flashpoint in the legal and political battle over abortion rights after Arizona’s highest court ruled the state must adhere to a century-old ban on nearly all abortions. Arizona’s attorney general joins with her reaction. Also, an unprecedented sentencing as the parents of the Michigan school shooter are ordered to serve 15 years in prison. Plus, the city of Chicago released disturbing body cam video of a traffic stop that resulted in the drivers death with police firing more than 90 shots in 41 seconds.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/10/202439 minutes, 20 seconds
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Pence: Trump’s abortion stance a “slap in the face”

As a historic solar eclipse draws crowds and excitement across the United States, former astronaut Mae Jemison joins to share lessons from the solar eclipse. Plus, Trump sues the New York judge overseeing the hush money case amid his efforts to delay the trial. Also, Donald Trump weighed in the hot button issue of abortion, specifying that states should decide abortion legislation.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/9/202442 minutes, 38 seconds
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U.S. preparing for “significant” attack by Iran, possibly within days

Just days after a deadly airstrike on the Iranian consulate in Syria, a senior U.S. official now reveals active preparations are underway for a significant revenge attack by Iran possibly within the week. Also, the Northeast is rattled by a rare 4.8 magnitude earthquake. Plus, a historic night for women’s college basketball as the women’s Final Four is generating unprecedented excitement.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/6/202442 minutes, 37 seconds
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“Angry” Biden gives Netanyahu ultimatum after aid workers’ deaths

Amid growing anger over the deaths of aid workers in Gaza, President Biden gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an ultimatum: take concrete steps to protect civilians or face consequences. How serious is this U.S. threat to change Israel policy? Plus, Donald Trump loses his bid to dismiss the criminal charges he faces for retaining classified documents.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/5/202442 minutes, 8 seconds
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José Andrés speaks out on aid workers killed by Israeli strike

Chef José Andrés is speaking out about the killing of seven aid workers for his food charity in Gaza, accusing Israel of systematically targeting them. The World Central Kitchen founder is sharing powerful warnings about the war and the humanitarian crisis he is likening to a real life Hunger Games. Plus, one of Donald Trump’s newest attempts to delay his first criminal trail is denied.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/4/202442 minutes, 42 seconds
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World Central Kitchen: seven workers killed in Israeli strike

The United States expresses outrage over the airstrike that killed seven aid workers for the Central Food Kitchen organization in Gaza. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling the attack unintentional and is vowing an investigation. We get reaction from an aid group director. Plus, as parts of the United States are already reeling from destructive storms, millions of Americans are at risk for severe weather in the midwest and south.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/3/202442 minutes, 40 seconds
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Iran: 7 killed in Damascus attack, including two top Iranian commanders

The Manhattan district attorney is asking the judge overseeing the Trump hush money trial to expand the gag order on the former president to include relatives of people involved in the case. Plus, an SUV rams into the gate of an FBI field office in Atlanta attempting to gain entry. Also, Iran is blaming Israel for a deadly airstrike on a consulate in Syria.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/2/20241 hour, 18 minutes, 35 seconds
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WSJ reporter Evan Gershkovich detained in Russia for one full year

American journalist Evan Gershkovich is marking one full year of imprisonment in Russia. The U.S. is condemning his wrongful detention while offering hope for his release. Two of his friends join to share how Evan is doing right now. Plus, Donald Trump just appealed a judge’s ruling allowing district attorney Fani Willis to remain on the election subversion case in Georgia. Also, an in-depth look at the migrant crisis at the border where families live in makeshift camps and often face dire and dangerous conditions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/30/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 25 seconds
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Biden camp: “historic” $25 million haul from event with Obama and Clinton

The judge in the Georgia election subversion case is weighing Donald Trump’s newest attempt to try to avoid criminal prosecution. We break down the first hearing since district attorney Fani Willis was allowed to stay on the case and why she was a no show today. Also, federal investigators are back onboard the cargo ship that crashed into a bridge in Baltimore causing it to collapse. Plus, the Biden campaign is touting a historic $25 million haul from a fundraiser featuring former President Obama and former President Clinton.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/29/20241 hour, 24 minutes, 56 seconds
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Former Senator and VIP candidate Joe Lieberman has died

Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-Md.) joins to discuss local and federal efforts to provide emergency relief to Baltimore after a cargo ship struck a major bridge, causing it to collapse. Plus, according to sources, Obama will remain mostly behind the scenes until Biden’s campaign kicks into high gear this fall. Also, former Sen. Joe Lieberman has died at the age of 82.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/28/202454 minutes, 28 seconds
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Critical Baltimore bridge collapses after ship rams into it

The Maryland governor says an active search and rescue mission is ongoing at the site of the Baltimore bridge collapse. At least six people are unaccounted for after a huge cargo ship rammed the bridge and destroyed it. The Baltimore fire chief joins with an update. Plus, the fate of a widely used abortion pill is now up to the United States Supreme Court after oral arguments today for and against a nationwide ban.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/27/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 18 seconds
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Trump hush money trial set for April 15

Donald Trump’s first criminal trial is set to begin April 15th. This as an appeals court hands Trump a win in the fraud case by slashing his bond to $173 million. Plus, new tensions between the United States and Israel over the war in Gaza after Israel cancelled a delegation trip to Washington due to the United States abstention in a UN Gaza ceasefire vote.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/26/20241 hour, 27 minutes, 1 second
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ISIS claims responsibility for concert hall attack in Russia

Princess Kate reveals she has been diagnosed with cancer after weeks of widespread speculation, announcing she is in the early stages of chemotherapy and recounted an incredibly tough time for her family. Plus, ISIS has claimed responsibility for a terror attack at a concert hall in Moscow which killed at least 40 and injured dozens and dozens more. We learning the United States may have tipped off Russia that a terror attack might be coming.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/23/202443 minutes, 50 seconds
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Sen. Melendez says he won’t seek re-election amid bribery charges

Donald Trump’s private real estate outside Manhattan could be one step closer to being seized. The New York attorney general just laid new ground work to potentially take some of Trump’s prized assets with the deadline to cover his multimillion dollar bond just four days away. Plus, New Jersey Senator Bob Melendez says he won’t seek re-election in the Democratic primary as he faces federal bribery charges.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/22/202440 minutes, 28 seconds
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Why Dems hopeful in rare competitive House race in deep-red state

Donald Trump’s lawyer hits back after the New York attorney general casts doubt on Trump’s claim that he can’t secure a nearly half-billion dollar bond. Also, an appeals court could rule at any time on the fate of a controversial Texas immigration law after putting it back on hold only hours after the Supreme Court gave it the green light. Plus, CNN is on the trail in deep-red Alabama where the fight for reproductive rights is figuring into an unusually competitive election.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/21/202442 minutes, 13 seconds
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Supreme Court lets Texas enforce aggressive immigration law for now

The state of Texas is now allowed to enforce an aggressive and controversial immigration law after the Supreme Court did an about face and lifted a hold on the measure for now. We’re tracking the impact at the southern border where many migrants may now be at risk of getting arrested. Also, former White House adviser Peter Navarro just became the latest Trump ally to wind up behind bars. Plus, Donald Trump is doubling down on his efforts to drive a wedge between American Jewish voters and Democrats as he continues to feed into ugly anti-semitic views and stereotypes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/20/202439 minutes, 26 seconds
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Lawyers: Trump can’t make $464 million bond in NY civil fraud case

Donald Trump could soon be at risk of having his properties and other assets seized. His lawyers are declaring it impossible for him to post a nearly half-billion dollar bond in the New York civil fraud case with the court deadline just days away. Plus, President Biden personally warns Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against the offensive in Rafah as the leaders speak on the phone for the first time in a month amidst their deepening rift over the war in Gaza.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/19/202438 minutes, 48 seconds
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Pence says he “cannot in good conscience” endorse Trump

Donald Trump’s former vice president, Mike Pence, publicly refuses to endorse Trump for the 2024 presidential bid. He said that Trump’s agenda is at odds with the conservative agenda. Plus, Fulton County district attorney Fani Willis accepts the resignation letter of one the top prosecutors in the Georgia election interference case.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/16/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 20 seconds
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Judge denies one of Trump’s motions to dismiss classified documents case

Two major developments in Trump’s legal cases. The federal judge overseeing his classified documents trial denied one of his motions to throw out the indictment. Also, prosecutors announced they are not opposed to pushing back Trump’s hush money trial in New York until April. Plus, President Biden makes another stop on his tour of battleground states as Vice President Kamala Harris pays a historic visit to an abortion provider, being the highest ranking official to do so.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/15/202442 minutes, 15 seconds
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Trump now facing fewer charges in GA after judge dismisses counts

Donald Trump is now facing fewer charges in the Georgia election subversion case after the judge dismissed some of the counts against him. What does this mean for the prosecution as district attorney Fani Willis waits to learn if she will be thrown off the case? Also, Sen. Joe Manchin joins to discuss updates in the 2024 presidential race after Biden and Trump officially clinch the nomination of their respective party.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/14/202442 minutes, 32 seconds
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Republicans blast Hur’s decision not to charge Biden

The special counsel in the Biden classified documents probe defends his decision not to pursue charges and stands by his characterizations of the president's age and memory. A key Democrat who questioned Robert Hur about his testimony joins. Also, the Biden-Trump rematch is about to get even more intense as they're both expected to officially clinch their party's nominations within hours. Plus, Biden just wrapped up important talks with Poland's top leaders as the U.S. is unveiling a new $300 million weapons package for Ukraine.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/13/202442 minutes, 33 seconds
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Key witness speaks out about unknowingly helping to move Trump classified documents

A central witness in the Trump classified documents case is speaking publicly for the first time. Plus, a dire warning from the FBI director that the terrorism threat against the United States is at a whole new level after the October 7 attack on Israel and the war in Gaza. Also, the Princess of Wales now says she's responsible for editing a family photo that was supposed to ease speculation about her health after abominal surgery. Instead, the image and the controversy are now raising even more questions about what's going on with the British royals.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/12/202442 minutes, 37 seconds
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Biden wraps remarks in crucial 2024 battleground Pennsylvania

After President Biden gave a forceful speech, with frequent ad-libs, highlighting his work on economic issues for the middle class in his State of the Union speech Thursday night, Biden dialed up attack on Trump at a speech in Pennsylvania. Plus, Trump posts nearly $92 million bond as he appeals his E. Jean Carroll case.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/9/202432 minutes, 32 seconds
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Uvalde massacre report released

We are learning some of what President Biden will say tonight about the state of the union. Details on that and why there's so much focus on how he delivers his message to Congress and to the country. Also, there's breaking news on Donald Trump's $83 million defamation judgment and what a judge just ruled on Trump's request for a temporary delay. Plus, in Uvalde, Texas, parents of murdered children erupted in grief and anger at a new report on the massacre at Robb Elementary, where 19 children and two teachers were shot and killed.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/8/202442 minutes, 57 seconds
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Haley: it’s up to Trump to earn the votes of my supporters

Donald Trump tightens his grip on the Republican Party as his last remaining GOP rival Nikki Haley exits. Also, Biden is preparing to address the nation and the many challenges he's facing right now. A key member of the Biden camp joins to answer what the president needs to accomplish in his State of the Union address tomorrow night. Plus, a terrifying close call for the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. A Russian missile strikes not far from his convoy and kills five people.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/7/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 27 seconds
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Supreme Court: states can’t unilaterally remove Trump from ballot

Colorado’s top election official responds to the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling keeping Donald Trump on the ballot in her state and others. Secretary of State Jenna Griswold joins. The huge stakes of the 2024 election are on vivid display this week as Trump aims to sweep Super Tuesday contests tomorrow and President Biden prepares for his critical State of the Union address Thursday while also facing dismal new poll numbers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/5/202442 minutes, 30 seconds
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Georgia DA's fate now up to the judge

First: It's now up to the judge in the Georgia election interference case to decide whether to disqualify the DA Fani Willis following a final, high-stakes hearing. The fate of the criminal case against Donald Trump on the line.  Plus: Trump's trial date in the classified documents case is still up in the air after a crucial hearing in Florida.  And: President Biden announces US airdrops of humanitarian aid for Gaza, urging an immediate temporary ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/2/202442 minutes, 30 seconds
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Immigration duel at the border

President Biden and former President Trump put the immigration crisis front and center during dueling stops in Texas, right near the border with Mexico. Both see openings to use the politically charged issue against one another. Our correspondents are on the scene and tonight's coverage begins with Priscilla Alvarez with Biden.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/1/202442 minutes, 28 seconds
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Supreme Court to hear Trump presidential immunity case

The United States Supreme Court says it will hear Donald Trump’s claims of presidential immunity. It’s a major decision that certain to further delay his federal election subversion trial. We’re breaking down the massive impact of the high court’s decision. It is a temporary but significant victory for the former president.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/29/202447 minutes, 37 seconds
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Voting underway in Michigan, key battleground primary

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
2/28/202439 minutes, 16 seconds
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Biden: “hopeful” for temporary Gaza ceasefire by next Monday

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
2/27/202440 minutes, 41 seconds
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U.S. sanctions 500+ Russian targets as Ukraine

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
2/24/202443 minutes
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Nikki Haley sides with Alabama Supreme Court embryo ruling

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
2/22/202443 minutes, 1 second
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Protests and backlash against Putin after Navalny’s death

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
2/21/202443 minutes, 5 seconds
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Russians risk arrest to mourn Navalny’s death; hundreds detained

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
2/20/20241 hour, 23 minutes, 40 seconds
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Trump speaks after judge orders him to pay nearly $355 million

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
2/17/202449 minutes, 57 seconds
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DA’s defiant testimony ends for day in hearing threatening Trump case

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
2/16/202442 minutes, 34 seconds
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KC Police: one dead; 10 to 15 hurt in Super Bowl rally shooting

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
2/15/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 41 seconds
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Voting underway in New York election to replace Santos

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
2/14/202442 minutes, 54 seconds
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Trump asks Supreme Court to block ruling rejecting his immunity claim

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
2/13/202442 minutes, 53 seconds
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WH on damage control over Biden age, memory after scathing report

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
2/10/202442 minutes, 59 seconds
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Justices appear to side with Trump in Colorado ballot dispute

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
2/9/202431 minutes, 16 seconds
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U.S. strike kills commander responsible for attacks on Americans

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
2/8/202443 minutes, 2 seconds
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House votes on impeaching DHS Secretary Mayorkas

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
2/7/202455 minutes, 19 seconds
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Trump makes final pitch to Supreme Court ahead of arguments on ballot challenge

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
2/6/202442 minutes, 58 seconds
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CNN exclusive poll: Trump maintains slim lead over Biden nationwide

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
2/2/202439 minutes, 32 seconds
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Social media CEOs grilled at tense hearing on dangers to kids online

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
2/1/202443 minutes, 2 seconds
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Biden: I’m not looking for a wider war in the Middle East

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
1/31/202443 minutes, 6 seconds
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Source: framework for ceasefire in Gaza being presented to Hamas

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
1/30/202443 minutes, 35 seconds
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Jury awards E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million in damages from Trump

A huge legal and financial blow to Donald Trump as a jury says he should pay more than $83 million in damages to writer E. Jean Carroll for defamatory statements he made about her. We're breaking down the verdict and the message it sends to the former president and the clear front-runner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/27/202442 minutes, 46 seconds
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Defense rests after Trump briefly takes the stand in E. Jean Carroll trial

Donald Trump takes the stand in the civil defamation trial against him and we break down what he said under oath and why the judge struck down some of his testimony as the case is now heading into closing arguments. Also, the RNC is considering an unprecedented move to declare Trump the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, siding with the former president and against his remaining opponent, Nikki Haley. Plus, a record close on Wall Street after evidence of a booming U.S. economy with growth beating expectations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/26/202442 minutes, 57 seconds
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RNC chair calls for party to unite behind “eventual nominee” Trump

Donald Trump is powering toward the Republican nomination after his big win in New Hampshire and seething at rival Nikki Haley for refusing to drop out. Also, President Biden just won a key endorsement from the United Auto Workers union. Plus, an exclusive interview with Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, on the dangerous rise in antisemitism across the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/25/202443 minutes, 24 seconds
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Trump and Haley in two-person race for Republican nomination

Donald Trump and Nikki Haley are making final appeals in New Hampshire with the Republican presidential race now a two-person showdown. The first primary votes are just hours away. We're following the candidates and the contest that could effectively decide the GOP nomination. Plus, a CNN exclusive interview with Vice President Kamala Harris. She is speaking out about the Biden campaign, threats to democracy, and whether she's personally worried about a repeat of violence on January 6th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/23/202442 minutes, 58 seconds
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GOP candidates zero in on NH in final push to primary

The high stakes New Hampshire primary is now just four days away. Donald Trump is getting ready to rollout an endorsement that could rattle Nikki Haley's campaign. Also, court records now show the Trump special prosecutor in Georgia paid for trips he took with the district attorney who hired him. Standby for details on what if anything this could mean for the case against Trump. Plus, more than two years after the fatal shooting on the "Rust" movie set, actor and producer Alec Baldwin was just charged with involuntary manslaughter. We're breaking down the indictment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/20/202442 minutes, 53 seconds
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DOJ report: law enforcement response to Uvalde a “failure”

Donald Trump files a new brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse Colorado's decision kicking him off the ballot. Our legal experts are standing by with details on the filing and what it could mean for the truly historic oral arguments next month. Also, Nikki Haley sharpens her attacks on her rivals just five days out from the New Hampshire primary. Plus, the U.S. Justice Department releases a scathing report on the law enforcement response to the Uvalde elementary school massacre. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks exclusively with CNN about fatal mistakes made by police. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/19/202442 minutes, 47 seconds
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Court wraps after judge admonishes “disruptive” Trump

Donald Trump just unleashed a tirade against the judge who threatened to throw him out of a courtroom today. Stand by for the latest on E. Jean Carroll's defamation damages trial against Trump and why the former president was nearly given the boot. Also, Trump is escalating his attacks on GOP presidential rival Nikki Haley referring to her birth name and Indian heritage in an online rant. Plus, President Biden has wrapped up an urgent meeting with top lawmakers. Did they find any common ground on the divisive issues of Ukraine and border security? House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries joins.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/18/202442 minutes, 55 seconds
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Haley says U.S. has “never been a racist country”

Donald Trump, Nikki Haley, and Ron DeSantis are all hunting for votes in New Hampshire just hours after Trump's Iowa landslide. Also, former President Trump detours from the campaign trial, returning to court to face his accuser E. Jean Carroll, again, in a second defamation trial. Plus, after two U.S. strikes against Iran-backed militants, the U.S. military central command confirms a third retaliatory attack on Houthi rebel targets inside Yemen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/17/202442 minutes, 43 seconds
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Update for January 15th

Tonight’s The Situation Room showcast has been pre-empted for coverage of the Iowa caucuses. For recent news updates, be sure to visit CNN’s ‘5 Things’ at: https://edition.cnn.com/audio/podcasts/5-things Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/15/20241 minute, 46 seconds
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Iran-backed militants vow retaliation after U.S. strikes

U.S.-led airstrikes inside Yemen trigger a vow of retaliation by Iran-backed militants. Mass protests erupt in Yemen and fears of a full-scale regional war intensify. Also, a potential blizzard and bitter cold are disrupting the final push to the Iowa caucuses. We're tracking the candidates and severe weather with only three days to go before the first presidential votes of 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/13/202442 minutes, 52 seconds
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Closing arguments wrap in Trump’s New York civil fraud trial

Closing arguments just wrapped up in Donald Trump's New York civil fraud trial. The former president took his campaign to the courtroom, launching into a rambling speech before being cut off by the judge who urged Trump's attorneys to control their client. Plus, we're now in the final stretch before the Iowa caucuses. Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis are trying to capitalize on last night's heated CNN debate and close the gap with Republican front-runner Donald Trump. A key Haley supporter, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, joins to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/12/202447 minutes, 8 seconds
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Chris Christie suspends presidential campaign

Chris Christie suspends his presidential campaign just days before the Iowa caucuses. The former New Jersey governor is declining to endorse any of his Republican rivals as he urges he supporters to choose a candidate with character. This comes as we're just now a few hours away from CNN's Republican presidential debate later tonight where Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis will come face to case for the final time before the Iowa caucuses. It's a critically important test as both candidates try to close the gap with Donald Trump. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/11/202451 minutes, 16 seconds
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Pentagon acknowledge transparency “shortfalls” as doctors revel Secy. Austin’s diagnosis

Doctors for Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reveal that he has prostate cancer. We have details on his condition and the surgery complications behind this controversial hospitalization. Plus, three federal judges hearing Trump's argument for presidential immunity appear deeply skeptical of the theory. We are breaking down all of the courtroom drama and what comes next for the case. Also, as presidential candidates sprint towards the finish in Iowa, we have a new poll on the race in New Hampshire. Is Nikki Haley closing the gap with front runner Donald Trump? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/10/20241 hour, 23 minutes, 49 seconds
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Biden ramps up re-election bid with plea to Black voters

President Biden delivers an impassioned plea to African American voters in South Carolina, hoping the state that propelled him to the democratic nomination in 2020 can recharge his reelection campaign. This as top Republican hopefuls hit the final stretch with just one week until the Iowa caucuses. Plus, in Georgia, Donald Trump is asking a judge to throw out the state's election subversion case against him. Also, updates on the terrifying mid-flight fuselage blowout aboard an Alaska Airlines plane.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/9/202443 minutes, 1 second
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Supreme Court to hear Trump Colorado ballot ban appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court just agreed to hear Donald Trump's appeal of his removal from the Colorado primary ballot. The justices are now poised to decide whether or not Trump is eligible for office under the 14th Amendment's insurrectionist ban. Also, President Biden comes out swinging at Trump in his first campaign speech of 2024, warning the former president is a real and present danger to American democracy three years after January 6th.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/6/202452 minutes
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DeSantis slams Haley’s Iowa comments as “incredibly disrespectful”

Republican presidential candidates Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley are preparing to take questions from Iowa voters live here on CNN. We're setting the stage for our back-to-back town halls with Donald Trump's top GOP rivals. Chris Christie joins to discuss this hour. Also, newly released documents reveal that China and other foreign governments spent millions at various Trump-owned property while he was president. Plus, ISIS is now claiming responsibility for a pair of deadly explosions in Iran. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/5/202444 minutes, 3 seconds
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Iran media: 100+ dead in blast near tomb of general killed by U.S.

Donald Trump appeals Colorado's decision to remove him from the state's Republican primary ballot. He's asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide disputes about eligibility for his office under the U.S. constitution’s insurrectionist ban. Also, Iran is warning of a harsh response after deadly explosions near the tomb of a top Iranian general exactly four years after he was killed in a U.S. air strike. Plus, House Speaker Mike Johnson and dozens of GOP lawmakers visit the southern border turning up the pressure on President Biden to cut a deal on immigration. New York's democratic mayor Eric Adams joins to discuss the migrant crisis.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/4/202444 minutes, 3 seconds
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Trump appeals decision removing him from Maine primary ballot

Donald Trump just appealed his removal from the Republican primary ballot in Maine. The secretary of state who made the decision to ban Trump joins us with her reaction this hour. Also, another federal indictment of Senator Bob Menendez, accusing the Democrat of accepting bribes from a second foreign country. Plus, there's new audio of air traffic controllers giving instructions shortly before the fiery crash at a Tokyo airport. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/3/202443 minutes, 17 seconds
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Russia launches biggest air attack on Ukraine since start of war

Death and destruction occur in multiple cities across Ukraine after the biggest Russian air bombardment since the start of the war. President Volodymyr Zelensky is now pleading with the international community for help to respond to what he is calling an act of terror. Also, the Trump campaign is promising a quick appeal after the former president was removed from the 2024 primary ballot in Maine. Plus, in just 17 days before the Iowa caucuses, the fallout is continuing tonight for Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley after her answer, or non-answer, about the cause of the Civil War. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/30/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 29 seconds
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Audio reveals frantic 11th hour efforts to keep Trump in office

New revelations about the 11th hour efforts to keep Donald Trump in office. Recordings detail how Trump operatives scrambled to get fake elector ballots to Washington in time for January 6th. Also this hour, Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley is trying to clarify her comments about the Civil War after she failed to mention slavery as a cause for the conflict. The backlash tonight is growing as her Republican opponents are pouncing. Plus, Paul Whelan speaks exclusively with CNN as he marks five years of being wrongfully detained in Russia.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/29/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 34 seconds
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Michigan Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Trump from ballot

Donald Trump remains on the GOP primary ballot in Michigan after the state Supreme Court rejected a bid to disqualify him under the 14th Amendment’s insurrectionist ban. Will this ruling have any impact on Trump's legal fight in Colorado? Also, we're standing by for a readout on critical talks that just ended between Biden cabinet officials and the president of Mexico. Plus, we're following disturbing new images out of Gaza of Palestinian men and at least two boys apparently stripped down to their underwear while being detained by the Israeli military. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/28/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 23 seconds
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U.S. strikes Iran-backed groups in Iraq after U.S. troops attacked

New fuel for growing fears of a broader war in the Middle East after U.S. air strikes inside Iraq target Iran-backed militants. The Pentagon says it's payback for attacks on American troops who are increasingly being targeted in the region. Plus, an update on the southern border where more than 11,000 migrants are waiting to enter the United States.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/27/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 11 seconds
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Supreme Court denies request to expedite review of Trump’s immunity claim in election subversion case

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to fast-track a review of Donald Trump's presidential immunity claim, rejecting the request from the special counsel. We'll take a look at the potential impact on Trump's trial date in the federal election subversion case as the former president seeks a delay until after the 2024 election. Also, new details on Trump's attempt to overturn the 2020 election results in Michigan. Plus, a CNN analysis reveals Israel dropped hundreds of 2,000-pound bombs on Gaza in the first month of the war. Experts say the extensive use of such heavy and destructive bombs hasn't been seen since Vietnam. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/23/202342 minutes, 49 seconds
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At least 14 killed in shooting at university in Prague

Residents flee in terror as a gunman killed at least 14 people in the heart of a major European city. We're learning more about the shooter who opened fire at a university in Prague and how he was “eliminated.” Plus, the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether to weigh in on the federal election subversion charges. The special council urges the justices to put the case on a fast track after Trump asked them to stay out of the dispute for now. Also tonight, Rudy Giuliani files for bankruptcy after being ordered to pay more than $148 million in damages to two election workers he defamed. We're getting a new window his troubled finances and ongoing legal peril. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/22/202342 minutes, 54 seconds
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Trump’s GOP rivals slam ruling that bars him from CO ballot

Donald Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay out of the legal dispute over his claim of immunity from federal election subversion charges, at least for now. The Trump team is opposing the special counsel's request for the justices to immediately review the case. Trump is planning to take a very different matter to the high court. We are awaiting his formal appeal of the historic decision barring him from the Republican primary ballot in Colorado. Tonight, Trump's GOP rivals are taking his side and slamming the ruling. Plus, President Biden says the United States is pushing Israel and Hamas to reach a new deal to free more hostages held in Gaza. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/21/202343 minutes
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Colorado Supreme Court removes Trump from 2024 primary ballot

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Trump should not appear on the ballot in 2024. This is surprising in part because they are reversing a lower court that found, while Trump did engage in an insurrection on January 6th, that Section Three of the 14th Amendment did not apply to presidents, and therefore, he should not be kept off the ballot. This as the Trump campaign expects to clinch the GOP nomination by March. Plus, a major legal challenge to a strict and sweeping new immigration law in Texas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/20/202346 minutes, 54 seconds
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Four weeks to Iowa: Trump’s rhetoric going to dark extremes

With the leadoff Iowa caucuses only four weeks away, Donald Trump is taking his campaign rhetoric to dark extremes. We're getting new reaction to Trump's immigrant-bashing that's invoking comparisons to Nazi Germany. The GOP governor of New Hampshire Chris Sununu joins us live this hour. Also, two former Georgia election workers are suing Rudy Giuliani again after he was ordered to pay the women nearly $150 million in damages. We're going to tell you what they want now. Plus, Hamas releases video of three elderly Israelis its holding captive in Gaza.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/19/202342 minutes, 44 seconds
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Nearly $150M verdict against Giuliani in defamation damages trial

Rudy Giuliani has been ordered by a jury to pay $150 million in damages to two Georgia election workers he defamed. We're breaking down the huge verdict against the former Trump lawyer tied to his lies about the 2020 presidential election and speak live to an attorney for the two election workers. Plus, protests in Tel Aviv, calling for a ceasefire as the IDF says it mistakenly killed three Israeli hostages in Gaza.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/16/202340 minutes, 31 seconds
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CNN gets rare, independent access to war-torn southern Gaza

A CNN team gets rare independent access to war-torn southern Gaza, sharing an extraordinary firsthand look at the humanitarian crisis there. This as the U.S. is ramping up pressure on Israel to limit civilian casualties. Also tonight, it's now up to a jury to decide how much Rudy Giuliani must pay two former Georgia election workers for the harm he caused by spreading conspiracy theories about them. The first day of deliberations wrapped up a short while ago after Giuliani opted not to take the stand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/15/202343 minutes, 9 seconds
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House votes to formalize Biden impeachment inquiry

The full House of Representatives just formalized the impeachment inquiry of President Biden as Republicans seek to move the probe forward. The vote comes hours after Hunter Biden defied a GOP subpoena to testify behind closed doors, accusing Republicans of lying over and over about him and his father. Also breaking, a federal judge is pausing Donald Trump's 2020 election interference case. The order could delay Trump's scheduled March trial date potentially pushing it closer to election day. Plus, President Biden meets with the families of American hostages held by Hamas amid new fractures in his relationship with the Israeli Prime Miinister Netanyahu over the war in Gaza. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/14/202343 minutes, 17 seconds
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Zelensky: giving up territories to end war is “insane”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was in Washington on Tuesday to make an in-person plea for the military and economic aid he said is necessary to continue Ukraine’s defense against Russia’s invasion. Plus, President Biden is warning that Israel is losing international support for its war against Hamas, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu openly rejects American plans for postwar Gaza. Also, CNN has learned that Donald Trump contacted a former Mar-a-Lago employee who witnessed his alleged mishandling of classified documents, repeatedly calling him in the months before trump's criminal indictment. We get reaction to CNN's exclusive new reporting from legendary journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/13/202342 minutes, 14 seconds
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Supreme Court to rule on Trump immunity claims

The United States Supreme Court just agreed to weigh in for the first time on Donald Trump’s historic criminal prosecution. The justices are now set to quickly decide whether to accept the special counsel’s request to rule on Trump’s claims of immunity. Also, CNN’s new polling in Michigan and Georgia finds Trump is leading President Biden in both those pivotal swing states. Plus, Ukrainian President Zelensky is in Washington right now to meet with key lawmakers about stalled U.S. aid to Ukraine.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/202342 minutes, 41 seconds
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Trump gag order mostly upheld in federal election subversion case

Donald Trump's gag order is mostly upheld in his federal election subversion case. An appeals court admonishes the former president while giving him a green light to attack the special counsel, Jack Smith. Also, a look at the new criminal indictment of Hunter Biden and the legal and political fall-out. The president's son accused of spending millions on a lavish lifestyle instead of paying his taxes. Plus, the Michigan gunman who killed four classmates at a school back in 2021 is now sentenced to life in prison without parole.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/9/202342 minutes, 45 seconds
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Trump exits court defiant after attending civil fraud trial

A defiant Donald Trump leaves his civil fraud trial in New York after hearing a key defense witness try and poke holes in the case against him. Also tonight, some of Trump’s GOP rivals hit the campaign trail in Iowa and New Hampshire after their fourth debate without him. Plus, smoke in the air over Gaza and fierce fighting on the ground as new images show Israeli soldiers detaining dozens of men stripped to their underwear.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/8/202342 minutes, 58 seconds
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Police: at least three victims in UNLV campus shooting

Police say at least three victims were taken to hospitals and the shooter is dead after a shooting on the UNLV campus in Las Vegas. We're standing by for new details. Also, six more allies in Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election were just indicted. Nevada becoming the third state where pro-Trump fake electors now face criminal charges. Plus, new warning signs for Biden as he faces a potential rematch with Trump. His approval rating is sinking to a new low in CNN's new poll. This as Trump claims he won't be a dictator if re-elected, except on his first day in office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/7/202337 minutes, 22 seconds
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Biden: “not sure I’d be running” in 2024 if Trump wasn’t in race

President Biden says he's not sure he'd seek re-election if Donald Trump wasn't running for the White House. We're breaking down the stark revelation about Biden's decision making and what it says about the state of the 2024 presidential race. Also, after Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville finally backs down on his nearly year-long blockade of U.S. military promotions, hundreds of nominees have been confirmed tonight. Also, the Israeli military is claiming new advances across Gaza as the U.N. chief warns conditions in Gaza are apocalyptic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/6/202340 minutes, 16 seconds
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New warnings of Trump’s threat to democracy with 2024 weeks away

New warnings that Donald Trump's re-election could pose a grave threat to American democracy with Republican Liz Cheney sounding the alarm about a potential dictatorship. The urgency heightened with the nation on the brink of 2024 and the lead off Republican contest in Iowa just six weeks away. Also, U.S. aid to Ukrainian forces is about to run out. Plus, the Israeli military now says it's objective in northern Gaza is nearly completed as the ground assault against Hamas expands in the south. The United Nations says the number of civilian deaths is rapidly increasing in this new and intense phase of the war. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/5/202342 minutes, 58 seconds
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New warfare in Gaza after truce expires

Fierce new warfare breaks out in Gaza hours after the Israel-Hamas truce expires. Also tonight, defense lawyers in Donald Trump's election interference case in Georgia argue if Trump is re-elected president he can not be tried until after leaving office. Plus, Republican George Santos has been expelled from Congress as he leaves his divided party with an even slimmer majority in the house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/2/202342 minutes, 56 seconds
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New group of hostages freed as end of truce looms

Six more Israeli hostages were just released hours after two other captives were freed. This comes as Hamas forces have been alerted to be ready for combat as day seven of the Gaza truce is nearing an end. Will there be another last minute extension? Also breaking, indicted U.S. Congressman George Santos remains defiant as the House considers whether to expel him from Congress. Plus, Donald Trump is lashing out after an appeals court reinstated the gag order in his New York civil fraud trial.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/1/202339 minutes, 1 second
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Israel-Hamas truce due to end within hours

Qatar says 30 Palestinians, 16 minors and 14 women, are being released Wednesday as ten more Israeli hostages are now free and safe in Israel, including a woman who also is a U.S. citizen. We're standing by for new information about their release just a short while ago and their condition after more than seven weeks in captivity. All this comes as the truce between Israel and Hamas is due to end just a few hours from now following a six-day pause in the fighting. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is now in Israel amid urgent negotiations aimed at extending the truce and potentially allowing more hostages to be released. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/30/202342 minutes, 39 seconds
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30 Palestinians released from Israeli prisons, 12 Israelis freed from Hamas

The first group of hostages were released since the temporary pause was extended for two additional days. 12 more hostages are now back in Israel and 30 Palestinians were freed from Israeli prisons. Also, new revelations from Liz Cheney, who is revealing what her Republican colleagues really think of Donald Trump and his election lies.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/29/202343 minutes, 7 seconds
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Israel & Hamas agree to extend truce by two days

Hamas releases 11 more civilian hostages from Gaza. Hospitals in Israel are preparing to treat them after more than seven weeks in captivity. Israel also freed 33 Palestinians held in Israeli jails. So far, Hamas has released 69 hostages, primarily women and children. Israel has freed 150 Palestinians, mainly women and minors, many of whom were detained but never charged. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/28/202343 minutes, 7 seconds
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Special report: Israel-Hamas truce and hostage release hours away

Wolf Blitzer Anchors a The Situation Room special report live from Tel Aviv. Israel and Hamas appear to be on the cusp of a critical moment in the war, with 13-hostages just hours away from returning home from Gaza if the negotiated agreement holds firm. Plus, prominent celebrities are named in a wave of sexual assault lawsuits. And, Trump spends Thanksgiving posting attacks on social media. Also tonight: Qatar’s crucial role as a Middle East mediator. For information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/25/20232 hours, 6 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Situation Room update for Nov 24, 2023

Today's show was preempted by CNN's continuing live coverage of the Middle East hostage release. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/25/20231 minute, 46 seconds
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The agonizing wait for the hostage release

As today's show begins, we're just hours away from a truce between Israel and Hamas, with the end of hostilities set to end at 3am Eastern time, followed by the return of 50 captives. The Israeli government says the hostage release won't occur before Friday. Wolf Blitzer anchors live from Tel Aviv, with our coverage beginning with CNN's Jerry Diamond, who joins us not far from the Gaza border.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/23/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 30 seconds
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Netanyahu gives thumbs up to hostage deal

As today's show begins, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging his cabinet to approve a tentative deal to free some of the hostages held by Hamas. Hostage families are anxiously awaiting a final vote and official announcement that could come at any moment. CNN correspondents are in the region and in Washington covering this critical moment in the war. Our coverage begins with correspondent Matthew Chance in Tel Aviv, Israel.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/22/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 48 seconds
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New hope for Al-Shifa newborns

First: Those struggling newborns evacuated from Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital are now in Egypt receiving life-saving care. Meanwhile, as Israel releases video to try and bolster its case that Hamas used Al-Shifa as a command center.  Plus: An appeals court signals it may restore Donald Trump's gag order in the federal election subversion case but loosen some restrictions.  And: There's uncertainty at one of the biggest AI firms following the firing of their founder/CEO.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/21/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 28 seconds
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IDF: body of second Israeli hostage recovered near Al-Shifa

New explosions over Gaza as the Israeli military vows it will advance anywhere Hamas is found, sending new signals that a wider offensive in the south may be imminent. Tonight, we await a judge's ruling on whether to bar Donald Trump from the ballot in California. Plus, House Speaker Mike Johnson is promising to release nearly all of the January 6th video security footage at the U.S. Capitol. Will it accomplish his goal of pleasing right-wing lawmakers? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/18/202343 minutes, 12 seconds
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Israel: tunnel shaft found in raided Gaza hospital complex

The Israeli military says they found a tunnel shaft at the Gaza hospital it raided amid pressure to prove its claim Hamas used the complex as a command center. Also, all the damning details in the House ethics report on Rep. George Santos prompts a new push to expel him from Congress. The bipartisan panel concluded that the Republican used campaign funds for Botox, spa treatments, and other luxuries while telling a litany of lies. Plus, a guilty verdict is issued to the man who attacked Nancy Pelosi's husband, Paul, with a hammer in their San Francisco home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/17/202342 minutes, 58 seconds
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Israel releases video of weapons it claims were seized in hospital raid

The Israeli military says it uncovered Hamas weapons and a command center inside Gaza's largest hospital, releasing video as an attempt to defend the ground operation. Key world organizations are condemning the raid as we are getting dire new accounts from inside the hospital. Also tonight, a rare face-to-face meeting between President Biden and China's Xi Jinping in the United States. Plus, CNN presses Senator Joe Manchin about his next move now that he is not running for Senate reelection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/16/202343 minutes, 17 seconds
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House passes stopgap bill to avert government shutdown

The new House speaker just cleared a very significant hurdle--getting his plan to avoid a government shutdown approved with the help of Democrats. At the same time, anger amongst some House Republicans is clearly boiling over with one GOP lawmaker accusing another of elbowing him in the back. Plus, we’re following the rapidly worsening healthcare crisis in war-torn Gaza. The United Nations says there's now only one working hospital left in the north as fighting rages and civilians are dying. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/15/202343 minutes, 27 seconds
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Al-Shifa Hospital chief: “no more water, food, milk for children and babies”

President Biden says Gaza’s largest hospital should be protected as Israel insists it is striking medical centers Hamas is using as cover. Hospital officials are reporting catastrophic conditions and increasingly desperate measures to try to keep premature babies and others alive. Also, Donald Trump Jr. wraps up his testimony for the defense in the $250 million civil fraud trial against the Trump Organization.  For information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/14/202343 minutes, 4 seconds
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New Gaza bombardment as Blinken condemns Palestinian deaths

Gaza is bombarded from the air as Isreal’s war against Hamas takes an increasingly devastating toll on the ground. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken offers a new condemnation of the rising number of deaths in Gaza. Plus, FBI agents have seized cellphones and an iPad from New York City Mayor Eric Adams as we learn new details on the campaign fundraising investigation.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 37 seconds
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Key intel chiefs meet in Qatar for hostage negotiations

Influential Democratic Senator Joe Manchin reveals he is not seeking re-election, delivering a major blow to his party’s chances of keeping control of the U.S. Senate next year. Sen. Mark Warner joins to comment. Plus, the White House says Israel is moving forward with daily four-hour pauses in northern Gaza to allow Palestinian civilians to get out and humanitarian aid to get in.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 49 seconds
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Democrats deliver in election

As Democrats celebrate important new election wins, Republicans are about to hold another presidential debate without their front-runner. Plus, new evidence emerges that abortion rights is a winning issue for Democrats after Ohio voters approve the constitutional right to an abortion. Also, Ivanka Trump attempted to downplay her involvement in the Trump Organization after testifying in the New York civil fraud trial against Donald Trump.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/9/202343 minutes, 24 seconds
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Update for November 7th

Tonight’s The Situation Room showcast has been pre-empted by breaking news coverage of election day in America. For recent news updates, be sure to visit CNN’s ‘5 Things’ at: edition.cnn.com/audio/podcasts/5-Things Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/8/20231 minute, 46 seconds
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Trump trial turns chaotic

Donald Trump wrapped up a day of combative testimony in a New York civil fraud trial that could end his business empire. The former president was under oath for hours, sparring with the judge who pressed Trump’s lawyers to control her client. Despite Trump’s vast legal troubles, a new poll shows he’s leading President Biden in most of the six key battleground states. Plus, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Gaza is becoming a "graveyard for children.”  For information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/7/202343 minutes, 21 seconds
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Israel admits airstrike on ambulance outside Gaza hospital

Israel admits responsibility for an attack on an ambulance outside a Gaza hospital saying it was being used by Hamas. As the Israeli forces pound Gaza from the air and on the ground, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists there will be no ceasefire until Hamas hostages are freed. Plus, in an exclusive interview, CNN confronts Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) on an alleged campaign finance fraud scheme.  For information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ 
11/4/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 41 seconds
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Flares light up Gaza amid new explosions

Israel appears to launch a massive new air assault on northern Gaza with flares lighting up the sky while rockets fly and explosions boom. Also, an ominous new warning is made from Hamas as the Israeli military says it has Gaza City completely surrounded. Plus, President Biden sends a blunt warning to Israel that its war goals will be hampered by the global outcry over civilian deaths.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ 
11/2/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 58 seconds
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Gaza border opens for first evacuations since start of war

The first evacuations occur from Gaza into Egypt since the start of the Isreal-Hamas war with Americans among those going through the Rafah border crossing as part of a deal that could allow thousands of other people to escape the fighting. In Gaza, new scenes of destruction emerge after an Israeli air strike rocks the same refugee camp that was hit a day earlier. Also, Donald Trump Jr. take the stand in the $250 million civil fraud trial against the Trump family business.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ 
11/1/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 43 seconds
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IDF confirms strike on refugee camp in Gaza

An Israeli air strike hits the largest refugee camp in Gaza unleashing an enormous blast that one witness described as feeling like the end of the world. An IDF spokesman tells CNN Israeli forces were targeting a senior Hamas commander who was hiding behind civilians. As the Israel-Hamas war escalates, US officials are sounding the alarm that the threat of a terror attack against Americans is at a new level.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ 
11/1/202344 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hamas releases new hostage video of three women

Israeli tanks and troops push further into Gaza as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declares this is the time for war, rejecting calls for a ceasefire. The air and ground assaults on Hamas targets intensifies as Gazans face a new level of desperation and destruction. The Israeli military says it rescued a female soldier kidnapped by Hamas during ground operations in Gaza. This as we receive our first look at three women who are shown in a new Hamas hostage video.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ 
10/30/202343 minutes, 10 seconds
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Now: intense Gaza strikes as Israel expands ground operations

Israel is unleashing intense new air strikes on Gaza as Israel also expands its ground operations there was well. Phone lines and other communications have been largely cut off with civilians caught in the crossfire. The United States says it is in talks with Israel about a humanitarian pause to try to allow the potential release of more hostages held by Hamas. Plus, divers join the search for the mass shooter in Maine. Sources tell CNN the gun apparently used in the rampage was bought just days before the suspect had a mental health episode.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/28/202343 minutes, 35 seconds
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Officials: shooting suspect a certified firearms instructor

A manhunt is underway in Maine after a mass shooter’s rampage left at least 18 dead and 13 injured. Local officials provide an update on the status of the manhunt and details of the investigation. Robert Card, 40, is facing an arrest warrant for eight counts of murder and should be considered armed and dangerous. Plus, Israel claims airstrikes have killed a key Hamas intelligence official.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/26/202348 minutes, 12 seconds
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U.S. House elects new speaker

A fuming Donald Trump has been given a $10,000 fine in the civil fraud trial in New York for violating his gag order again. Plus, the U.S. House of Representatives have elected a new speaker, GOP Rep. Mike Johnson. Also, new rocket fire from Gaza hits an apartment building near Tel Aviv as vital fuel supplies are on the verge of running out in Gaza.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/26/202338 minutes, 8 seconds
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ABC: Meadows told investigators Trump was being “dishonest” with 2020 election claims

New reporting suggests former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows was granted immunity before testifying in the federal election interference case. Also, as the war between Israel and Hamas rages, intense talks aimed at freeing more hostages ensue. Plus, the House speaker crisis deepens as the latest GOP nominee for the job drops out only hours after being chosen. For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/25/202340 minutes, 18 seconds
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New footage shows two hostages released by Hamas

New footage shows two Israeli hostages just released by Hamas and we bring you the latest on their condition and the effort to rescue the dozens more who are being held. Plus, new scenes show far reaching destruction in Gaza as Israel widens its offensive against Hamas, intensifying its bombardment of Gaza, striking Hezbollah cells in Lebanon and targeting the West Bank.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/23/202339 minutes, 46 seconds
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First hostages freed by Hamas as dozens more remain captive

Two Americans were just freed by Hamas, a mother and daughter are now safe in Israel. We’re learning more about hits initial release of hostages as dozens of others are still being held by Hamas in war torn Gaza. This hour, trucks packed with life-saving aid to Gaza remain stuck in Egypt and may not get through the crossing for at least another 24 to 48 hours. The crisis in Gaza is at a desperate new level as angry crowds take the streets across the Middle East in protest.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/21/202339 minutes, 52 seconds
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Sources: Rafah crossing not expected to open Friday for Gaza aid

New airstrikes hit Gaza in the Israel-Hamas war as President Biden prepares to give a wartime address from the Oval Office tonight. In the war zone, Egypt is expected to open a critical border crossing into Gaza within hours and allow the first aid trucks to roll in with life saving supplies. But, will it actually happen? Also, Rep. Jim Jordan just wrapped up a tense meeting with fellow House Republicans refusing to support his bid to become the speaker of the House.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/19/202340 minutes, 10 seconds
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Biden: “no higher priority” than release of all hostages

The United States shared new details on its assessment that Israel was not responsible for the deadly hospital explosion in Gaza. US officials point towards intelligence that indicates a failed Palestinian rocket launch caused the blast, but some governmental leaders in the Middle East insist Israel is to blame. Also, in Washington, the US House remains paralyzed after Jim Jordan lost a second vote to become speaker of the House.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/19/202339 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hundreds believed to be dead in Gaza hospital blast

Palestinian officials say hundreds were killed after a deadly explosion hits a hospital in Gaza. Palestinian officials blame Israel and Israel denies that saying it has intelligence indicating the hospital was hit by a failed Islamic Jihad rocket. President Biden is on his way to Israel to offer a wartime show of support and to personally push for desperately needed humanitarian aid to Gaza. This as a key summit with Middle Eastern leaders was cancelled.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/17/202348 minutes, 11 seconds
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Hamas says its now holding 200-250 hostages in Gaza

There are new warnings that Gaza is on the brink of complete catastrophe amid horrific scenes of destruction and increasingly dire shortages of life-saving supplies. Civilians are desperate to leave Gaza but are trapped with a critical border crossing into Egypt remaining closed. Israeli forces declare they are ready to launch the next phase of their response to the Hamas terror attacks with troops appearing poised for a full-scale ground invasion of Gaza.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/16/202345 minutes, 48 seconds
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Now: Israeli evacuation order in Gaza; Hamas tells people to stay

Rising fear in Gaza as bombs fall and Israel tells 1.1 million people in the north to leave. Hamas is telling Palestinians to stay put while United Nations officials call the evacuation impossible and warn of devastating humanitarian consequences. This as more of Gaza is reduced to rubble and the Israeli military reveals it has been conducting local raids there and searching for hostages held by Hamas. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/14/202347 minutes, 23 seconds
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1,537 killed in Gaza as war intensifies

Israel now says it is unleashing a large scale strike on Hamas. The crisis is Gaza is deepening tonight amid mounting deaths and widespread destruction. Israel is vowing to cut off critical supplies to Gaza until Hamas frees dozens of hostages believed to be hidden underground. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is holding urgent talks in the region, showing US solidarity with Israel, and likening the brutality of Hamas to the worst of ISIS.  For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/13/202347 minutes, 54 seconds
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Israel steps up Gaza assault

Israeli leaders are renewing their vow to crush Hamas as the world is getting a fuller picture of the scope and horror of the Hamas attack. Our correspondents are covering the breaking news on multiple fronts. Plus, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) wins the Republican nomination for House speaker but still faces holdouts within his own party as he still needs 217 votes to win the speakership in a full vote on the House floor.For daily information on the Israel-Gaza conflict, check out CNN’s podcast ‘Tug of War: Attack on Israel’ here: https://link.chtbl.com/-lB8n-bJ To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/12/202347 minutes, 36 seconds
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U.S.: at least 14 Americans killed in Hamas attack, 20+ may be missing

Gaza is under fire as Israel unleashes new airstrikes and says Hamas has killed at least 1,000 people in Israel. The war is taking a toll on both sides with at least 900 now reported dead in Gaza. Hamas launched a new barrage of rockets toward Israel as gruesome new details emerge about the surprise attack. Tonight, President Biden condemned the attack as the White House confirmed at least 14 Americans are among the dead. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/10/202343 minutes, 28 seconds
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U.S.: at least 11 Americans among dead after Hamas attack

Israel warns its punishing air strikes on Gaza are just the beginning of its response to the unprecedented surprise attack by Hamas which left over 900 people in Israel dead. The death toll on both sides is climbing as more than 680 Palestinians have been killed according to Gaza’s health ministry. President Biden says some US citizens are likely being held hostage as Hamas is now threatening to execute civilians it captures. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/10/202345 minutes, 30 seconds
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McCarthy denies reports he plans to leave Congress

Kevin McCarthy is denying reports that he plans to resign from Congress after being ousted as House speaker. We have new details on McCarthy’s future and all the latest with the race to replace the speakership. Also, Donald Trump is trashing a bombshell report that alleges he shared nuclear submarine secrets with a foreign billionaire. Plus, one day after launching the deadliest attack against Ukrainian civilians in months, Putin's forces once again unleash terror on innocent people. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/7/202339 minutes, 35 seconds
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Citing presidential immunity, Trump asks judge to toss federal election case

Donald Trump is asking a judge to toss out the federal election case against him, citing presidential immunity and his impeachment acquittal in the US Senate after the January 6th insurrection. Could his new defense potentially set up a legal battle that goes all the way up to the Supreme Court? Plus, Rep. Anthony D’Esposito (R-N.Y.) joins to discuss the top contenders to replace Kevin McCarthy as House speaker.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/6/202339 minutes, 41 seconds
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Republicans jockey for position as speaker race heats up

The race is on to find a new House speaker after GOP hardliners dethrone Kevin McCarthy. Key Republican congressman Rep. Mike Lawler (R-N.Y.) joins to answer what comes next. Also, will the House fund the fight against Putin’s invasion or will Kyiv's counteroffensive face setback? Plus, former President Trump lashes out once again on the third day of his civil fraud trial. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/5/202339 minutes, 46 seconds
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Update for October 3, 2023

Today’s The Situation Room showcast has been pre-empted by breaking news coverage of the House vote to oust Kevin McCarthy as speaker. For recent news updates be sure to check out CNN’s ‘5 Things’ at: edition.cnn.com/audio/podcasts/5-things. Thanks for listening.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/3/202317 seconds
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Trump leaves NY court as day one of civil fraud trial ends

The first day of Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial wraps up with the former president in the courtroom to fight charges that could potentially decimate his family business. Also, Republican hardliner Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) takes his threat to oust House Speaker McCarthy to the House floor but stops short of any action. Plus, a look at Democratic activist Laphonza Butler, who is temporarily replacing the seat of the late Sen. Diane Feinstein. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
10/2/202339 minutes, 57 seconds
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NY, NJ declare states of emergency due to extreme rainfall

States of emergency are in effect right now in New York and New Jersey as millions are in danger from torrential rains and rapid flooding. Also, divided House Republicans meet behind closed doors as Congress is about to plunge the nation into a shutdown following a defeat for Speaker McCarthy. Plus, a Trump codefendant has agreed plead guilty and agrees to cooperate in the Georgia election subversion case after striking a deal with prosecutors. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/30/202341 minutes, 44 seconds
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Trump won’t try to move GA criminal charges to federal court

In a surprising update from the Georgia election subversion case, Donald Trump’s team has decided not to try to move the criminal charges against the former president from state to federal court. Also, President Biden attempts to sound the alarm about the threat to democracy here in the United States posed by Trump, MAGA Republicans, and GOP hardliners in Congress. Plus, tensions among House Republicans boil over with no solution in sight as two days remain before a government shutdown. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/28/202339 minutes, 54 seconds
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One-on-one with key Pence advisor

With the second GOP primary debate set to begin soon, Marc Short, the former Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence, joins for an exclusive interview to answer if Pence could win over Trump voters' support for the 2024 presidential election, provide his reaction to Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony, explain what drives loyalty to Trump, and more. Plus, Trump’s namesake business could be in jeopardy after a New York judge finds Trump liable for fraud. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/27/202340 minutes, 1 second
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Biden now first sitting president to join a picket line

President Biden offers an unprecedented show of support for striking autoworkers as the first sitting US president to join a picket line. We analyze the political impact of his visit to Michigan and the economic impact of the strike with the UAW president. Also, a New York judge has found Donald Trump and his adult sons liable for fraud in a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general. Plus, Cassidy Hutchinson sits down with CNN to warn that Trump remains a grave threat to American democracy.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/26/202339 minutes, 55 seconds
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Ukraine: “significant damage” from “massive” Russian strike on Odesa

Ukraine is reporting significant damage from a massive new Russian attack on the southern port city of Odesa. Key White House official John Kirby shares his assessment as the first US Abrams tanks arrive in Ukraine. Plus, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) speaks out for the first time since being indicted on bribery charges and rejects Democratic calls for him to resign. Also, the Pentagon is updating records of veterans who were discharged for being gay. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/26/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 44 seconds
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New Jersey governor calls for Sen. Menendez to resign

Hours after his federal indictment, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) is out as the Foreign Relations Committee chairman. The Democrat is accused of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars of cash, gold bars, and more, allegedly trading his influence to benefit business associates and Egypt. Also, a look at the security measures the star witness in the January 6th hearings undertook. Plus, Zelensky shores up support for Ukraine in Canada as his forces forces target Crimea. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/23/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 30 seconds
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Biden unveils new aid to Ukraine

President Biden is meeting with Volodymyr Zelensky as Biden assures him the world stands with Ukraine. Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) of the Armed Services Committee joins to answer what specific military aid Ukraine is requesting. Plus, as a government shutdown looms, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy accuses GOP hardliners of trying to burn the House down. Also, the Israeli Ambassador to the United State joins to discuss Israel and Saudi Arabia normalizing relations. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/21/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 41 seconds
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Garland: “I did not interfere with” Hunter Biden investigation

Attorney General Merrick Garland defended the Justice Department against a barrage of GOP attacks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the DOJ Hunter Biden probe. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) of the Progressive Caucus joins to summarize the hearing and if a looming government shutdown can be avoided. Plus, sources now say the Biden administration is not expected to grant Volodymyr Zelensky’s request for longer range missiles. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/20/202339 minutes, 49 seconds
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President Zelensky on US support for Ukraine

Powerful new condemnations of Russia’s aggression and brutality in Ukraine emerge from President Biden and Volodymyr Zelensky at the United Nations General Assembly. President Zelensky sits down with Wolf for a wide-ranging interview to discuss the dire consequences for all nations if Putin’s aggression is allowed to stand. Zelensky also answers what Ukraine needs from the United States and the West to win the war as he makes his appeal for support. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/19/202348 minutes, 12 seconds
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WH: U.S.-Iran relationship unchanged after Americans freed

Five Americans fly to freedom after being released by Iran and go back home to the United States. Top national security adviser to President Biden, Jonathan Finer, joins to discuss what can be done to stop adversaries from detaining American citizens for political gain. Plus, as Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russia drags on, Volodymyr Zelensky is now in the US, meeting at the United Nations to plead for more global support.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/18/202339 minutes, 17 seconds
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Special counsel seeks limited gag order on Trump

Federal prosecutors are asking the judge overseeing Donald Trump’s election subversion case to place limits on what he can say. The special counsel’s team is claiming the former president’s public statements have already led to witness harassment. Also, a ground breaking strike against major US automakers is now underway. Plus, CNN is on the ground in Libya as thousands are dead and thousands more are missing after catastrophic flooding. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/15/202340 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hunter Biden faces 3 charges stemming from 2018 firearms purchase

The US Justice Department has indicted Hunter Biden on three felony gun charges. The president’s son is now facing potential prison time for allegedly buying a firearm while addicted to cocaine and lying about his drug use. Also, the judge presiding over the Georgia 2020 presidential election interference case has rejected the district attorney’s plan to try Trump and all of his codefendants together next month. Plus, we are now just six hours away from a potential auto workers strike that could have devastating economic consequences in the United States. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/15/202345 minutes, 57 seconds
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Sen. Romney not seeking re-election in Senate

US Senator Mitt Romney opens up about his big decision to not seek reelection. The veteran Republican stressed his concerns about Donald Trump’s hold on the Republican Party and cited a need for a new generation of leaders. Plus, an armed and dangerous escaped murderer is back in prison after his dramatic early morning capture. Also, Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin discuss a potential arms deal, a military cooperation, and a fight against “evil forces.” To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/13/202339 minutes, 33 seconds
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White House: impeachment inquiry “extreme politics at its worst”

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is pushing ahead with an impeachment inquiry into President Biden even as some members of his own party raise serious doubts over a lack of evidence. Also, authorities in Pennsylvania are warning the manhunt for a fugitive killer is growing even more dangerous right now after he stole a rifle from a garage. Plus, Kim Jong Un is now in Russia amid fears the dictator could strike an arms deal with Vladimir Putin. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/13/202339 minutes, 40 seconds
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North Korea: Kim Jong Un headed to Russia for Putin meeting

A meeting between two US adversaries now appears imminent. Kim Jong Un is currently on the way to meet with Putin in Russia and American officials are warning both men against striking a weapons deal to shore up Putin’s war in Ukraine. Plus, Donald Trump is now asking the federal judge overseeing the 2020 election subversion case to recuse herself. Also, we are learning new information about the manhunt for an elusive killer in Pennsylvania. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/12/202339 minutes, 4 seconds
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Judge rejects Meadows’ bid to move case to federal court

A decision has just been reached in Mark Meadows’ bid to make his case in the sprawling Georgia election interference probe moved to a federal court. A federal judge has just rejected the former White House chief of staff’s arguments, dealing a major setback not only to Meadows but also potentially to former President Donald Trump, who just yesterday notified the judge overseeing the case that he too may try to move his case from state to federal court. Plus, newly released bodycam video shows a Philadelphia officer fatally shooting someone last month. That officer has now been charged with murder. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/8/202347 minutes, 57 seconds
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Former Trump adviser convicted of contempt

Former Trump adviser Peter Navarro has been found guilty of contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena in the House investigation of the January 6th attack. Will it send a message to potential witnesses in the multiple criminal trials Trump is now facing? Plus, CNN’s new poll is raising red flags for Joe Biden’s re-election campaign as his approval rating sinks. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/7/202339 minutes, 20 seconds
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Special counsel intends to indict Hunter Biden

Two of Donald Trump’s codefendants in Georgia are set to stand trial next month as the judge refuses to separate the cases of Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro. Also, a new court filing reveals that the special counsel investigating Hunter Biden intends to indict the president’s son on at least one gun charge within a matter of weeks. Plus, a Pennsylvania prison just release footage showing a fugitive killer’s brazen escape climbing up a wall.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/7/202339 minutes, 21 seconds
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Biden adviser: North Korea “will pay a price” if it provides weapons to Russia

The US warns North Korea it will pay a price if Kim Jong Un helps arm Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine. Key White House official John Kirby joins to discuss what the implications of a Russia-North Korea deal could be. Plus, former Chairman of the Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, was sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in the January 6th insurrection. Also, Dr. Anthony Fauci joins amidst a summer Covid-19 surge to discuss variants, infections, and vaccines. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/6/202341 minutes, 42 seconds
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U.S.: Kim Jong Un may meet with Vladimir Putin in Russia

A meeting between between two of the most dangerous US adversaries may be in the works. We bring you the latest on what the US is saying about Kim Jong Un’s efforts to engage with Vladimir Putin. Also, Progressive Caucus Deputy Whip Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) joins to discus Congress returning amid a new race to avoid a shutdown. Plus, tens of thousands of festival goers are finally able to leave the desert venue where they were trapped in a muddy mess after a rapid downpour. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/4/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 46 seconds
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Trump’s co-defendants in GA case struggling with legal bills

Rudy Giuliani just entered not guilty plea in the Georgia election interference case. We are following a busy day of new legal filings and awaiting a critical ruling that could come at any time. Also, one of the longest prison sentences yet connected to the January 6th riot as a Proud Boy who led members of that far-right group to the Capitol was just ordered to serve 18 years. Also, we are tracking a manhunt for a convicted murderer on the loose after escaping from a Pennsylvania prison. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/2/202338 minutes, 33 seconds
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Trump seeks split from GA codefendants after not guilty plea

Donald Trump is asking to sever his case from his codefendants in Georgia after pleading not guilty to election subversion charges. Our legal experts break down Trump’s strategy and what could mean for the timing of his trial. Plus, a day after Senator Mitch McConnell froze up in public again, the US Capitol physician is now declaring him medically clear for his duties. But, will it clam concerns about McConnell’s health and leadership role? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
9/1/202339 minutes, 53 seconds
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FL Gov. DeSantis gives update on tropical storm Idalia

Idalia is threatening Georgia and the Carolinas after unleashing its catastrophic impact on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis provides an update on the scope of damage and emergency operations now unfolding across the disaster zone. Our correspondents in Florida provide you the latest on what they are witnessing on the ground. Plus, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares his perspective after Mitch McConnell appears to freeze again while speaking to reporters. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/31/202341 minutes, 52 seconds
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Gov. DeSantis: FL already experiencing storm surge from Idalia

Hurricane Idalia is a powerful Category 2 storm and is still strengthening as it closes in on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Gov. Ron DeSantis provides an update as officials warn that catastrophic devastation and death are very possible. Parts of Florida are being lashed by Idalia right now. Plus, the Fulton County district attorney asked a Georgia judge for an October trial date for Trump and his 18 co-defendants. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/30/202348 minutes, 33 seconds
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Meadows testifies in bid to move GA case to federal court

Closing arguments just wrapped up in Mark Meadows' bid to move the Georgia election case to federal court. The former Trump White House chief of staff and the Georgia Secretary of State offer conflicting testimony. This comes as Donald Trump is now vowing to appeal his new trial date in the federal election interference case. The judge is ordering proceeding to start in March of 2024. Plus, we are learning more about the past of the gunman who opened fire with a swastika emblazoned assault rifle at a Jacksonville, Florida store. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/29/202339 minutes, 42 seconds
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Trump & all 18 co-defendants in GA have now surrendered

A day after Donald Trump’s historic jail surrender in Georgia, all 18 of his co-defendants have turned themselves in. We’re tracking what is next in the former president’s legal battles as he fundraises off his unprecedented mug shot. New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu Jonis to answer if Republicans should support Trump if he is the nominee and convicted in one of his criminal cases. Plus, Russia said it has recovered flight recorders from the plane crash believed to have killed mutiny leader Yevgeny Prigozhin. CNN is investigating the final moments of the flight as the Kremlin denies accusations that Putin was behind it all. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/26/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 18 seconds
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Soon: Trump lands in Georgia for historic fourth arrest

History is about to unfold in the Fulton County jail in Atlanta where Donald Trump will soon surrender for his efforts to overturn the state’s 2020 presidential election results. This will be Trump’s fourth criminal arrest in an unprecedented scene. Our analysts bring you the latest on the indictment and Trump’s arrest and pending trial.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/24/202345 minutes, 15 seconds
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Russia confirms failed mutiny leader Prigozhin was on plane that crashed

Russia confirms the leader of the failed Wagner mutiny was on a plane that crashed in flames with no survivors. We’ll have the latest on the crash and the possible cause as President Biden is suggesting Vladimir Putin may be to blame. Plus, Rudy Giuliani’s mugshot was just made public after the former Trump lawyer turned codefendant surrendered in Georgia. Also, Mark Meadows’ bid to avoid arrest has been rejected by a federal judge. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/23/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 25 seconds
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Some Trump co-defendants surrender as Meadows fights arrest

Multiple Trump co-defendants surrender in the Georgia elections subversion case as former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is now fighting his arrest. Also, Trump’s Republican presidential rivals are gearing up to debate without him tomorrow night. We’ll take a look at the stakes for the eight candidates who will be on stage and how Trump’s absence and alleged crimes may shape their strategies. Also, GOP presidential candidate Asa Hutchinson joins ahead of the debate to share his thoughts on the debate on Trump’s arrest.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/23/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 17 seconds
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Trump bond set at $200,000

Donald Trump’s lawyers just negotiated a $200,000 bond for the former president just ahead of his expected criminal arrest this week in the Georgia election interference case. We examine all the new legal maneuvers by Trump and his co-defendants. Plus, Trump’s Republican primary rivals are preparing to debate without him on Wednesday for the first GOP face-off. Also, the search in Maui continues for hundreds of missing people and questions remain about the administration’s emergency response. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/22/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 21 seconds
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Biden wraps summit with Asia allies

President Biden works to strengthen key alliances in Asia amid threats from China and North Korea. We get new reaction to the unprecedented US summit with Japan and South Korea. Plus, new details on the timing of Donald Trump’s arrest in Georgia with the deadline for his surrender now just one week away. Also, some US officials are now raising concerns about Ukraine’s ramped up attacks in Russian occupied Crimea, fearing that Kyiv’s forces are stretched too thin. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/18/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 3 seconds
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Trump grand jurors in GA facing threats after apparent personal info posted online

Authorities in Georgia are investigating threats against the grand jurors who indicted Donald Trump. We’re tracking security concerns tied to Trump’s legal battles just ahead of his expected surrender in Atlanta next week. Also, children are among the dead in Maui amid the slow and painful search for victims of catastrophic wildfires. Scrutiny of the disaster response intensifies after Hawaii’s governor said more than 1,000 people could still be missing. Plus, a warning that North Korea may be preparing for provocations. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/17/202339 minutes, 44 seconds
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Trump trial date proposed

Negotiations are underway on the details of Donald Trump’s arrest in Georgia as the district attorney there is now proposing a March 4th trial date for the former president and his 18 co-defendants. Also, CNN has learned that Secretary of State Antony Bliken just spoke by phone with Paul Whelan, an American wrongfully imprisoned in Russia. Plus, the death toll of the Maui wildfire climbs above 100 as questions grow concerning the cause of the disaster and the government's response. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/16/202339 minutes, 52 seconds
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Trump arrest warrant issued after historic fourth indictment

An arrest warrant for Donald Trump has been issued in Georgia after the historic fourth criminal indictment of the former president. We break down the sweeping new charges in the state’s election interference case and the district attorney’s strategy for putting Trump on trial. Also indicted in Georgia are 18 co-defendants, including former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/16/202340 minutes, 13 seconds
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Trump team: expect Georgia charges “imminently”

We’re told Donald Trump and his team expect charges to be filed in Georgia imminently. The grand jury apparently is moving at a rapid pace right now in his 2020 election interference probe. CNN is on the scene just ahead of a potential fourth Trump indictment. Plus, dozens of news organizations condemn a police raid on a Kansas newspaper and call for the seized materials to be returned. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/15/202339 minutes, 49 seconds
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Trump barred from disclosing sensitive info

First: The judge in Donald Trump's 2020 election interference case bars the former president and his lawyers from publicly disclosing sensitive information.   Plus: The death toll in Maui is expected to keep rising. We get the latest from our reporters on the ground and from Hawaii's governor, who joins the show live.  And: The top prosecutor in the Hunter Biden probe is elevated to special counsel as the president's son now appears headed to trial. We break down the legal implications and the political fallout. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/11/202339 minutes, 33 seconds
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At least 36 dead in catastrophic Hawaii wildfires

Parts of Hawaii are now officially a federal disaster area after wildfires strike multiple islands and the death toll rises. Hawaii Gov. Josh Green joins with an update on the crisis and urgent evacuations. Plus, the special counsel’s team is hoping to start Trump’s trial on January 2nd, days before the anniversary of January 6th and first Republican presidential contest. Also, five US citizens wrongfully held in Iran are now under house arrest in a potential step toward toward freedom. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/10/202339 minutes, 55 seconds
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911 services down in Maui as officials warn residents & tourist to flee deadly fires

We are tracking devastating and deadly wildfires across Hawaii as drought and hurricane-force winds fuel multiple blazes which have killed at least six people. Hawaii’s Lieutenant Governor joins to provide updates. Plus, in Utah, a man accused of threatening to kill President Biden has just been shot dead by FBI agents trying to arrest him. Also, in the Georgia 2020 election interference probe, the Fulton County district attorney is expected to seek indictments against more than a dozen people. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/10/202339 minutes, 42 seconds
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Western hopes fade as Ukraine counteroffensive stalls

We’re learning that Western hopes for Ukraine’s counteroffensive are fading as officials receive some sobering updates on the fight to retake territory from Russia. Also, the judge in the Trump election subversion case just scheduled a key hearing for this Friday, denying the former president’s request for a delay. This as the federal grand jury that indicted Trump was back at work today. Could charges against Trump’s alleged coconspirators be in the works? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/9/202339 minutes, 58 seconds
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Trump team responds to special counsel request in Jan 6 case

Donald Trump’s legal team is arguing against more restrictive rules on evidence in the January 6th prosecution of the former president. We speak with key witness in the Georgia election interference probe. Also, GOP presidential candidate Ron DeSantis toughens his message and says that Donald Trump lost the 2020 election. Plus, the skies in Washington, DC grow more ominous as millions of Americans in the eastern United States are at serious risk from severe storms and even tornadoes. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/8/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 30 seconds
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Damage to Russia after warship attacked by Ukraine

Donald Trump pleads not guilty to additional charges in the classified documents case in Florida, a day after his arrest and arraignment in the January 6th investigation. Also, dramatic footage capture a brazen Ukrainian drone attack on a major Russian naval base leaving a Kremlin warship badly damaged as it was towed from the Black Sea. Plus, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles returns to the spotlight, attempting to make a comeback this weekend. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/5/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 19 seconds
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Trump arrested for 3rd time in 4 months, pleads not guilty

Former President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty in a Washington, DC, federal courthouse to four criminal charges related to the investigation into attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Trump was placed under arrest and arraigned for the third time in four months. He was released pending trial and the next hearing is set for August 28. CNN’s team of legal analysts break down today’s events as Trump speaks out about this trial. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/4/202352 minutes, 28 seconds
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Trump’s third arrest and arraignment set for tomorrow

Donald Trump is set to be arrested an arraigned right here in Washington, D.C. on the most serious criminal charges yet against the former president of the United States. We provide the latest details on his court date tomorrow. Also, we track new security concerns and potential threats just ahead of Trump's expected court appearance. Republican presidential candidate and former congressman Will Hurd joins to discuss Trump’s latest indictment. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/3/202339 minutes, 53 seconds
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Update for August 1, 2023

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/1/202317 seconds
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Russia hits Zelenksy’s hometown after strikes on Moscow

As former President Trump’s codefendant appears in court for the first time, we learn more about new surveillance video in the Trump classified documents investigation. Plus, as Russia and Ukraine trade new attacks, we get word of an explosion in Kharkiv. The new ways that presidents Putin and Zelensky are trying to strike one another’s soil. Also, in Haiti, an American nurse and her child have been abducted. This as the US orders all citizens to leave Haiti immediately. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
8/1/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 6 seconds
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Trump charged with new crimes in classified documents case

The criminal charges against Donald Trump are piling up after serious new counts against him emerge in the classified documents case. At the same time, law enforcement officials in Atlanta, as well as in Washington D.C., are ramping up security as grand juries in both cities may be on the brink of indicting the former president. Plus, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is attempting to clarify what he said in his one-on-one interview here in The Situation Room yesterday. Critics were alarmed that he would not commit to abide by the Israeli Supreme Court if it were to knock down his controversial judicial overhaul. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/29/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 48 seconds
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Indictment: Trump team tried to delete Mar-a-Lago surveillance footage

Special counsel Jack Smith has brought additional charges against Trump in the Mar-a-Lago classified documents case. Prosecutors allege in the updated indictment that two Trump employees tried to delete security camera footage after the DOJ issued a subpoena for the footage. Plus, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joins to discuss military opposition to judicial overhaul and answer if Israel is less safe today because of the controversial judicial reform law that has sparked protests.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/28/20231 hour, 47 minutes, 42 seconds
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Irish singer Sinéad O’Conner dies at age 56

Irish musician Sinéad O’Conner, singer of “Nothing Compares 2 U” and more, has died at age 56. Plus, firsthand accounts from inside the Hunter Biden hearing as plans to finalize a plea deal fell apart and the agreement is put on hold. Also, Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office is trying to tamp down concerns after the Republican leader froze in the middle of remarks on Capitol Hill. We have the latest on the 81-year-old Senator’s condition. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/27/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 22 seconds
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Ex-U.S. Marine freed by Russia hurt fighting in Ukraine

A surprising fate for Trever Reed, a former US Marine who was wrongfully detained by Russia. Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper joins to give his take on why Reed was fighting in Ukraine more than a year after his hard-won release from Kremlin custody. Plus, Ron DeSantis drastically cuts his campaign staff as he aims for a reset against Trump. Also, Bronny James, LeBron James’ son, is now stable after suffering a cardiac arrest during basketball practice. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/26/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 27 seconds
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Sources: special counsel reviewing 2020 meeting where Trump praised US election security

New exclusive reporting of an Oval Office meeting in which then President Trump highly praised 2020 election security months before he falsely claimed the November presidential vote was rigged. It’s now a focus of the special counsel as the January 6th grand jury is set to reconvene tomorrow amid growing anticipation that Trump will be indicted. Plus, mass protests in Israel as parliament passes a divisive law to strip the nation’s highest court of critical oversight powers. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/25/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 48 seconds
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Devastated Odesa fears fifth night of Russian attacks

The devastated Ukrainian city of Odesa is on alert for a potential fifth night of Russian missile strikes as the CIA director issues ominous new warnings about where and who Putin might attack next. Plus, Donald Trump now has a trial date in the classified documents case that is deep into the 2024 presidential campaign season. The judge sets a May start time and denies Trump the post-election delay he wanted. But, will the timetable hold? Also, tributes are pouring in for the legendary signer Tony Bennett after his death at the age of 96. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/22/202339 minutes, 27 seconds
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Zelensky: Putin used almost 70 missiles in four days

Air raid sirens have been blaring across Ukraine as the battered city of Odesa braces for a fourth night of Russian retaliatory strikes. CNN is in the war zone where forces from Moscow and Kyiv are trading new attacks and threats. The Ukrainian ambassador to the US joins to discuss the latest developments in the war. Plus, House Republicans put the spotlight on a controversial Democrat who’s challenging President Biden. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. testified in a heated hearing in front of the House Judiciary Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/21/202339 minutes, 29 seconds
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WSJ: Trump target letter cites 3 statutes: witness tampering, deprivation of rights, conspiracy to defraud U.S.

The Trump team is on indictment watch after the former president’s new target letter from the special counsel. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joins to discuss the potential charges. Plus, the leader of the failed mutiny against Russia is apparently seen in public for the first time since the rebellion. We have a report on Yevgeny Prigozhin’s fate and the deal we’re told he cut with Putin. Also, new details on how a US soldier dashed through the DMZ into North Korea. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/20/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ex-Pence chief of staff on Trump target letter in Jan 6 probe

Donald Trump says he expects to be indicted and arrested again after being informed he’s a target of the special counsel’s January 6th criminal investigation. We break down the gravity and the timing of the potential criminal charges and discuss the latest in the investigation with the former chief of staff to former Vice President Mike Pence. Also, the judge in the Trump classified documents case signals the trial is likely to be pushed back from the December date proposed by the prosecution. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/19/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Putin calls Crimea bridge strike a “terrorist attack”

Ukraine is claiming responsibility for an attack on a bridge linking Crimea to Russia, a vital supply line for Vladimir Putin’s war. Key White House official John Kirby joins to discuss the strike and Putin’s vow to retaliate for what he’s calling a terrorist attack. Plus, the federal judge in the Trump classified documents case is now looking to push the ball forward on setting a trial date. Also, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) is attempting to walk back her remark that Israel is a racist state. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/18/202339 minutes, 30 seconds
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Trump seeks court order to upend GA election probe

The Trump legal team asked for a new court order that would upend the investigation into 2020 election interference in Georgia as potential indictments loom. Plus, actors are hitting the picket lines striking against the film and TV industry, effectively shutting down Hollywood. Also, after eluding police for over a decade, a suspect is charged with murder in the serial killings of women on Long Island. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/14/202339 minutes, 44 seconds
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One-on-one with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin

President Biden is on his way back to the United States after a final round of talks with allies in Europe. He is touting the NATO summit as a success and declaring that Vladimir Putin has already lost the war in Ukraine. Also, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin sits down with Wolf in Lithuania and shares that he has no doubt Ukraine will join NATO after the war ends. Plus, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and former adviser Jared Kushner has testified before the federal grand jury investigating 2020 election interference. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/13/202339 minutes, 33 seconds
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Biden, NATO allies offer Ukraine security assurances but no concrete measures

Wolf is live from the capital of Lithuania tonight as President Biden vows the United States and NATO allies will not waiver in their support of Ukraine. The critical summit in Lithuania ends in a show of unity as questions remain as to when Ukraine will be invited to join the NATO alliance. The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to answer what does this all mean for Ukraine’s defense against Russia in the war. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/12/202339 minutes, 30 seconds
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Zelensky takes fight for NATO membership to to summit

President Biden and NATO allies hold their high-stakes summit as tensions flare over Ukraine’s bid to join the alliance. President Volodymyr Zelensky takes his fight for membership directly to the summit and calls the uncertain timeline for Ukraine’s entry “absurd.” Also, a grand jury has been selected in Georgia to consider potential indictments against Donald Trump and others. Plus, CNN is on the scene of catastrophic flooding in Vermont. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/12/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Source: Zelensky to travel to Lithuania for NATO summit

President Biden is now set to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenksy during the NATO summit as Ukraine pushes to join the alliance. Plus, the Trump team is now facing a deadline to weigh in on the timing of the trial. This as the former president’s co-defendant is accused of unnecessary delay by the special counsel. Also, parts of the northeastern United States are swamped by historic flooding. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul joins to discuss the state’s emergency response. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/11/202339 minutes, 41 seconds
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Behind the chaos in Trump's Oval Office

First: Exclusive new CNN reporting on the special counsel's investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Prosecutors are probing witnesses about a heated Oval Office meeting just weeks after Donald Trump's loss, during which the former president considered desperate measures to stay in power.  Then: On the campaign trail, Donald Trump is once again trying to spin his legal problems in his favor, going after the Justice Department.  Plus: President Biden speaks exclusively to CNN on his decision to send cluster munitions to Ukraine, explaining that while he has concerns with the controversial weapons, they're crucial to Kyiv's counteroffensive. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/8/202338 minutes, 54 seconds
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New twist in Prigozhin drama

First: Stunning new developments on the whereabouts of Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko claims the mercenary is back in Russia, where police raided his homes, seizing guns, passports, cash, and wigs.  Next: At least six people are dead after a Russian strike on an apartment building in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, which had been a relative safe haven, largely spared by the war so far.   And: Indicted Trump aide Walt Nada finally pleads not guilty to all charges. We break down what it means for the special counsel's classified documents case against the former president. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/7/202340 minutes, 12 seconds
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Who brought cocaine to the White House?

First: The Secret Service is trying to determine who brought a bag of cocaine into the West Wing.  Also: The Philadelphia mass shooting suspect appears in court as we're learning about his disturbing social media posts. What might they reveal about a motive?  And: President Zelensky warns that Russia is ready for a potential attack on a Ukrainian nuclear power plant under the control of Russian forces. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/5/202340 minutes, 2 seconds
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Mass shootings mar July 4th celebrations

A pair of mass shootings interrupt the festivities in two major US cities. A gunman in Philadelphia is accused of killing five and injuring two children, one of the victims just 2 years old. Just hours later in Texas, three people were shot and killed in a fort worth parking lot. We bring you the latest on the investigations.   Plus, in Israel, eight people are injured after a man rams a pickup truck into a crowd of people gathered near a Tel Aviv shopping center. Police say the man then jumped out of his vehicle and began stabbing people before being killed by an armed civilian. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/5/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 24 seconds
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Explosions in the West Bank: Israel launches largest military operation there in over 20 years.

CNN's Hadas Gold reports on Israel's ongoing "counter-terrorism effort," strikes that Palestinian officials are calling "a war crime." Back in the USA, the Desantis campaign unloads on GOP front-runner Trump in a staunchly anti-LGBTQ video that is drawing criticism from GOP LGBT group Log Cabin Republicans. Also, "wrongfully detained" American journalist Evan Gershkovich receives a second visit from the US Ambassador to Russia. This and more as Alex Marquardt covers the Situation Room for Wolf Blitzer.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/4/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 7 seconds
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Supreme Court blocks Biden’s student debt forgiveness

President Biden just announced new action aimed at easing student debt after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his loan forgiveness program. We’re also following the high court’s other major decision today which put limits on LGBTQ protections. Plus, growing questions about the fate of the Russian mutiny leader Yvegeny Prigozhin. Are Kremlin spies plotting to kill him as Ukraine’s intelligence chief claims? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
7/1/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 51 seconds
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Supreme Court: race cannot be a specific basis for admission

The Supreme Court delivers a huge blow to affirmative action, ruling that race cannot be a specific basis for college admissions. We examine how this will impact higher learning in America. Also, CNN has new reporting on the top Russian general who appears to be missing after the mutiny. Documents indicate he was a secret VIP member of the Wagner mercenary group behind the rebellion. Plus, the former school deputy who failed to confront the Parkland mass shooter is found not guilty on all counts. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/30/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 12 seconds
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Zelensky: Wagner forces in eastern Ukraine are not posing a threat

Vladimir Putin puts on a show of public support amid new reporting that his top military leaders were targets of the Wagner mutiny. We discus new details about the rebellion and its impact on Putin’s war with the Ukrainian ambassador to the United States. Plus, prosecutors interview the Georgia secretary of state who was on the infamous call from Trump asking GOP officials to “find votes.” Also, President Biden tries to voters on his economic policies. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/29/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 23 seconds
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Ukraine: rescues underway after missile strike

Rescues are underway after another deadly Russian missile strike in eastern Ukraine. Locals officials are accusing Russian forces of deliberating targeting crowded civilian areas. Plus, Donald Trump is now responding to the audio obtained exclusively by CNN in which he acknowledges that he had documents that he did not declassify. Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, who served under Donald Trump, joins share the key question he has about the highly confidential, top secret information. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/28/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ukraine claims war gains after Russian mutiny

Vladimir Putin speaks publicly for the first time about the armed munity by Wagner mercenary forces. The Russian president shows his face and blasts rebel leaders as traitors amid questions about his own grip on power. This comes as Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin now claims that the aborted armed march to Moscow was not to oust Putin. In Washington, President Biden says the U.S. had nothing to do with the rebellion. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/27/202339 minutes, 56 seconds
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OceanGate sub operations under scrutiny after deadly expedition

A new mission is underway to investigate the debris of the imploded submersible. The company that owned the vehicle is under intense scrutiny as we learn about early warnings that the sub might be unsafe. Plus, sources reveal that at least two fake Trump electors were given limited immunity in exchange for their grand jury testimony. Also, the chief of the Russian private military Wagner Group makes a powerful claim, accusing Russian military leadership of killing a huge amount of its mercenary force. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/24/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 1 second
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Coast Guard: sub debris found 1,600 feet from the Titanic

After days of searching, the Coast Guard just announced the catastrophic loss of the missing submersible. Debris from the vessel was discovered not too far from the crew’s planned destination, the wreckage of the Titanic. Deep sea experts joins to analyze safety concerns amidst the tragic implosion and the recovery effort.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/23/202339 minutes, 41 seconds
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Coast Guard: searching area where noises detected

The search for a missing underwater tourist vessel intensifies as banging noises are heard in the area again today. As the oxygen supply is running out, we’ll show you what conditions are like inside the small submersible with five people on board. Plus, China is now lashing out at the United states after President Biden referred to Chinese leader Xi Jinping as a dictator. This as CNN is getting an exclusive look at the military drills preparing for a potential Chinese invasion of Taiwan.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/21/202339 minutes, 35 seconds
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Sources: DOJ to recommend probation for Hunter Biden

New reaction to Hunter Biden’s plea agreement in a long-running federal criminal probe. Sources say the Justice Department is expected to recommend probation for the president’s son as Republicans are blasting the deal made by a Trump-appointed prosecutor. Also, one of Trump’s GOP rivals says the former president just admitted to obstruction of justice on national television. Plus, the search for the missing “Titanic” tour submersible is growing more urgent.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/21/202339 minutes, 52 seconds
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U.S. Coast Guard: it’s a challenge to search for missing submersible 13,000 feet deep

A desperate search and rescue mission thousands of feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean after a submersible operated by a company running expeditions to the wreck of the Titanic is now missing. We have the latest information on the mission to find the sub and the five people on board. Also, Secretary of State Antony Blinken says progress was made in the high-stakes meeting between the U.S. and China. Plus, more than 50 million people across the southeast face the threat of severe weather including tornados this holiday weekend.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/20/202339 minutes, 12 seconds
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DOJ details racial discrimination by Minneapolis Police Department

Three years after the police murder of George Floyd, the DOJ now says excessive force and racial bias have been routine among Minneapolis police officers. Also, the gunman in the deadliest antisemitic attack has been convicted of 63 federal charges including capital offenses that could lead to the death penalty. Plus, amid fierce fighting in Ukraine, a senior military officer is warning that new Russian air and ground strikes are slowing Ukraine’s counteroffensive.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/17/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 58 seconds
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House conservatives outline plan to undermine DOJ investigation of Trump

The Trump-appointed judge in the classified documents case issues her first order since the former president was arraigned, jump starting her oversight of his looming trial. We’ll explain why she’s setting a deadline for new lawyers on both sides. Also, the Pentagon leak suspect was just indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly disclosing classified information. Plus, jurors have wrapped up their first day of deliberations in the federal trial of the gunman in the deadly 2018 attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/16/202339 minutes, 52 seconds
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Trump camp: $6.6 million raised since indictment

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland defends the special counsel who indicted Donald Trump a day after the former president’s historic arrest an arraignment. Garland praised Jack Smith’s integrity as Trump and his allies ramp up their attacks. Tonight, Trump’s presidential campaign says it has raised well over $6 million since his indictment last week and his political advisers sound confident as they settle on a playbook for the 2024 race. In New York, a grand jury has indicted the former U.S. Marine who held a homeless man in a fatal chokehold on the subway.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/15/202340 minutes, 3 seconds
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Trump formally arraigned on 37 counts relating to handling of classified docs

Donald Trump is en route to New Jersey after being arraigned for 37 charges in the indictment related to his alleged handling of classified documents. Trump appeared before a magistrate in Miami shortly after his arrival. He pleaded not guilty to all counts against him. CNN analyzes details of the indictment which have been made public. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/14/202343 minutes, 44 seconds
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Sources: Trump legal team searching for more lawyers

Donald Trump is on the ground in Florida on the eve of his historic arraignment on 37 federal criminal charges. The former president and his team make a last minute scramble to hire more lawyers to defend him against grave allegations of mishandling classified documents and concealing them from investigators. Also, authorities are raising new concerns about security at the Miami courthouse as Trump and his allies are encouraging supporters to protest there tomorrow. The mayor says the city is prepared but are federal and local law enforcement officials doing enough to keep everyone safe?To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/13/202339 minutes, 27 seconds
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Special counsel: will seek speedy trial in Trump case

37 criminal charges against Donald Trump have been revealed in a detailed federal indictment that is now public. The former president is accused of storing and hiding very sensitive, highly classified documents at Mar-a-Lago, allegedly conspiring with an aide to defy a subpoena for the material. This as special counsel Jack Smith is vowing a very speedy trial arguing laws must be enforced.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/10/202342 minutes, 34 seconds
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Former White House official told prosecutors Trump knew proper declassification process

The Trump team is bracing for a potential indictment in the classified documents investigation believing it could happen soon. This after the U.S. Justice Department informed the former president that he is a target of the probe. Also, Washington, D.C. monuments are shrouded in haze as wildfire smoke from Canada drifts to the nation’s capitol. We’re tracking this air quality emergency as it moves into the mid Atlantic and threatens the health of tens of millions of Americans.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/9/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Flights delayed in NYC due to poor visibility from wildfire smoke

A health emergency is in effect as skies over New York are shrouded with heavy, toxic smoke. Millions of Americans are at risk as wildfires in Canada create an air-quality crisis in the United States. Plus, Mike Pence is taking on Trump as he officially launches his 2024 bid for the White House. Pence is preparing to answer questions from Iowa voters at a live CNN town hall event later tonight. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/8/202339 minutes, 26 seconds
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Update for June 6, 2023

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/7/202317 seconds
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Mar-a-Lago pool flood raises prosecutors’ suspicions in Trump secret docs case

CNN’s exclusive story on the Trump classified documents investigation. Did a Trump employee accidentally or intentionally cause the flood in a room where surveillance video logs were kept? Also, former Vice President Mike Pence files his 2024 campaign paperwork as the Republican presidential field is clearly widening dramatically this week. Plus, a look at Ukraine’s preparations for its long-awaited counteroffensive against Russia.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/6/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Sources: attorneys unable to locate classified document Trump referred to in 2021 audiotape

Sources say former President Trump’s attorneys have not been able to find that document about a potential attack on Iran that Trump discussed on a 2021 audiotape. The search comes in response to a subpoena from federal investigators. Also, President Biden speaks directly to the nation from the Oval Office on the bipartisan debt deal which he could sign as soon as tomorrow. Plus, Ukraine says the gates of war have opened inside Russia as attacks rattled border regions and beyond.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/3/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 34 seconds
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Trump ignores CNN questions over classified docs

Donald Trump brushes off questions about a report you heard first on CNN. Specifically, federal prosecutors are now in possession of audiotapes undercutting Trump’s defense over retaining classified documents. Plus, the debt ceiling deal could come to a final vote in the Senate as members of both parties raise serious concerns. Also, Russia says that regions near the border with Ukraine have suffered dozens of attacks in the last day.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
6/2/202339 minutes, 9 seconds
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Sources: prosecutors obtain 2021 audio of Trump acknowledging he held onto Pentagon document

Significant new evidence in a criminal investigation of Donald Trump as sources tell CNN that federal prosecutors are now in possession of an audio tape undercutting the former president’s claim that he declassified documents before leaving the White House. Plus, we are awaiting a final vote in the House on the debt limit deal. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) joins to answer why she is against the deal on principle. Also, attacks on Russian territory appear to be escalating and Kremlin officials call the situation near the Ukrainian border alarming.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/31/202339 minutes, 35 seconds
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Debt deal appears poised to clear key hurdle in House

House Speaker McCarthy appears to be on the verge of clearing a major hurdle as he faces the first big test of his speakership. The debt limit deal is now poised to overcome a conservative revolt. Plus, ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) joins to discuss reports of North Korea launching an apparent missile. Also, threats of revenge after eight drone attacks rock the capital city of Moscow.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/30/202339 minutes, 33 seconds
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Biden and McCarthy strike debt deal days before default

President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy are scrambling to sell their debt limit deal to lawmakers. Their agreement could avoid a catastrophic default if congressional leaders can find the votes. Rep. Jamaal Brown (D-N.Y.) joins to share his concerns about the bill. Plus, a rare daytime missile barrage shakes Ukraine’s capital city of Kyiv. Also, the race for the Republican nomination heats up as a slew of possible candidates appear ready to launch their respective campaigns.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/30/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 58 seconds
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One-on-one with House Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

The U.S. Treasury pushes back the possible default deadline from June 1st to June 5th, giving debt limit negotiators more time to reach an agreement. House Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries joins to answer if a default crisis can be avoided and where the status of negotiations are now. Plus, at least two people are dead and 30 injured in Ukraine after a Russian attack on a medical clinic. Plus, CNN is at the airports and on the highways with everything you need to know about Memorial Day weekend travel. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/26/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 14 seconds
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Wash Post: Trump employees moved boxes of papers a day before FBI retrieved documents at Mar-a-Lago

In a significant new development in the Mar-a-Lago investigation, one day before federal agents came to Mar-a-Lago to pick up classified documents, footage shows two Trump employees moving the documents which investigators see as a potential sign of obstruction. Also, a federal judge has handed down the longest sentence yet for a January 6th defendant. Plus, CNN speaks to the anti-Putin Russian fighters claiming responsibility for cross-border attacks.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/26/202340 minutes, 4 seconds
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DeSantis officially announces run for GOP nomination

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has officially announced is bid for the 2024 presidential race during a live interview on Twitter. Plus, music legend Tina Turner has died at the age of 83. Also, the DOW drops hundreds of points as major differences remain in the latest debt ceiling talks.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/25/202345 minutes, 25 seconds
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Trump’s NY trial set to begin during middle of GOP primary season

A judge in Manhattan just scheduled Donald Trump’s criminal trial for next year right in the middle of the Republican primary season. We’ll share all the latest details from the former president’s court appearance earlier today. Also, Gov. Ron DeSantis is poised to launch his White House campaign tomorrow during a conversation with Elon Musk on Twitter. Plus, we’re learning new information about the driver who slammed a U-Haul truck into a White House barricade.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/24/202339 minutes, 21 seconds
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Yellen: early June default “highly likely” if debt limit not reached

Tense negotiations are underway at the White House as the clock ticks toward a potentially catastrophic debt default. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen issues a new warning to Congress saying it is highly likely the U.S. will not be able to pay its bills by early June. Also, Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll is seeking further damagers from the former president for disparaging comments he made about her during a CNN town hall. Plus, it now appears Bakhmut has finally fallen to Russia, but Ukrainian forces say they still hold a small portion of the totally ruined city.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/23/202339 minutes, 31 seconds
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Biden makes major shift

First: The president tells allies the US will support joint training for Ukrainian forces on F-16 fighter jets. Plus: A serious setback for talks on raising the federal debt limit and avoiding a catastrophic default. And: New insight tonight into Senator Dianne Feinstein's health and mindset after new confirmation of medical complications she faced. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/20/202339 minutes, 49 seconds
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U.S. signals to allies it won’t block their export of jets to Ukraine

As fighting rages in Ukraine, the U.S. is now signaling to allies that it won’t block them from sending F-16 fighter jets to aid the Ukrainians. Also, the office of Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) has just confirmed she suffered major complications while battling shingles. Plus, Disney is scrapping a one billion dollar development project in Florida amid the company’s feud with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/19/202340 minutes, 10 seconds
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National Archives to hand over evidence to special counsel

New evidence in the special counsel’s criminal investigation of Donald Trump’s handling of classified documents may undercut the president’s key line of defense. Then, the House just agreed to refer a resolution to expel Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) to the Ethics Committee. Republican leaders dodge a direct vote on whether to boot the GOP lawmaker as he faces criminal charges in connection with his pattern of lies. Also, one of the nation’s most conservative courts weighs the fate of abortion medication as state legislatures in North Carolina and South Carolina take new action to ban the procedure. Plus, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) joins to discuss new information in the Pentagon leaks case.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/18/202340 minutes, 5 seconds
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Russia steps up strikes on Kyiv

Ukraine and Russia trade attacks and clash over the fate of some of their most advanced weapons systems. We go live to the war zone as Moscow stands by its claim that it hit a critical U.S.-made Patriot air defense missile system. Plus, congressional leaders and President Biden wrap up a new round of talks without a deal on raising the nation’s debt limit. The president speaks out about the meeting as he scraps part of his overseas trip to keep negotiations gong. Also, a disturbing new security lapse by the U.S. Secret Service. An intruder entered the home of Biden’s national security advisor undetected.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/17/202339 minutes, 34 seconds
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Special counsel report released on origins of Trump-Russia probe

Special Counsel John Durham just released his long-awaited final report after years of looking into the Justice Department’s Trump/Russia investigation. We break down his conclusion that the FBI probe never should have been launched. Plus, a Democratic congressman’s staff was attacked by a man wielding a metal baseball bat. Also, we speak with Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) about the status at the border after Title 42 rules ended. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/15/202339 minutes, 58 seconds
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Border areas declare disasters in anticipation of a migrant crisis

We are tracking the influx of migrants along the southern border where new disaster declarations are in effect now that Title 42 immigration rules have expired. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) joins to provide an update from his district and share his concerns about the president’s policies. Plus, a U.S. Marine veteran is arraigned on the charge of second-degree manslaughter in the chokehold death of a man on a New York City subway train. Also, large explosions are reported in a Russian-held area of Ukraine.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/13/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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New migrant crisis feared as Covid-era immigration rules end tonight

Fears of an exploding new crisis at the southern border as migrants surge to the United States with just hours to go before Title 42 immigration restrictions expire. The White House is taking unprecedented measures as federal and local officials are preparing for the worst. Also, high-stakes debt limit negotiations between President Biden and congressional leaders have been called off for tomorrow. Plus, the ex-Marine in the deadly New York subway chokehold case is expected to be arrested.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/12/202339 minutes, 22 seconds
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Rep. Santos pleads not guilty to 13 federal charges

Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) speaks out after pleading not guilty to 13 federal charges. If convicted, Santos could face up to 20 years in prison for the top counts he faces. Also, authorities are making last minute preparations at the southern border as Title 42 is set to expire in one day. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas joins to answer how the Biden administration intends to respond. Plus, Donald Trump is just hours away from facing questions at a CNN town hall one day after a jury found him liable for sexual abuse and defamation.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/11/202341 minutes, 8 seconds
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Jury finds Trump sexually abused E. Jean Carroll in civil case

Donald Trump has been found liable for sexually abusing and defaming the writer E. Jean Carroll. We’re getting new reaction to the jury’s verdict and the order for Trump to pay up to $5 million in damages. Plus, CNN has learned that federal criminal charges have been filed against Republican Rep. George Santos amid investigations into his astonishing pattern of lies and fabrications. Also, President Biden and congressional leaders wrap up critical talks at the White House on raising the nation’s debt limit.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/9/202347 minutes, 40 seconds
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Source: Texas mall shooter posted Neo-Nazi content on social media

Disturbing new details on the gunman who slaughtered eight people in an outlet mall in Texas. New information on his military background, his firearms training, and signs he might have been motivated by right-wing extremism. We’re also tracking the situation on both sides of the southern border as officials race for the expiration of Title 42. What the end of a the Trump-era policy means for the expected surge of migration. Also, E. Jean Carroll’s civil rape trial against Donald Trump is nearing an end as the jury is expected to begin deliberations tomorrow.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/9/202339 minutes, 37 seconds
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Stunning footage: Trump reacts under oath to rape allegation

Stunning new video in of Donald Trump answering questions under oath about E. Jean Carroll’s rape accusation. We’ll share the footage that could make or break the civil trial against the former president. Plus, the Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to address the claim from the Russian mercenary group Wagner that they are pulling forces out of the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/6/202343 minutes, 26 seconds
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Attorney general touts Proud Boys’ seditious conspiracy convictions

The U.S. attorney general is touting major criminal convictions in connection with January 6th. Four members of the far-right Proud Boys have been found guilty of seditious conspiracy. Also, as Russia vows revenge for an alleged drone attack on the Kremlin, it is now casting blame on the United States as well as on Ukraine. Key White House National Security Council official John Kirby joins to answer what the administration knows about the incident. Plus, an arrest has been made in connection with a serious of brutal stabbings near a University of California campus.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/5/202339 minutes, 31 seconds
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Widening manhunt for suspect in deadly Atlanta mass shooting

A suspected gunman is on the loose and considered armed and very dangerous after a deadly mass shooting in Atlanta at a medical building. We are getting new details on the victims and the suspect’s getaway. Plus, Ukraine is vehemently denying Russia’s claim that it was behind an attempted drone strike on the Kremlin. CNN is analyzing the footage as theories emerge about who may or may not be to blame.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/4/202339 minutes, 48 seconds
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Biden, McCarthy to meet amid fears U.S. debt default a month away

President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy are preparing for a truly critical meeting on the debt limit amid signs both sides may be digging in. The stakes are high and the time is short with a catastrophic default potentially only a month away. Also, the Pentagon approves the deployment of some 1,500 troops to the southern border with Mexico as the U.S. braces for a new surge of thousands of migrants. The Pentagon press secretary joins to discus the timing and scope of this new military mission. Plus, Senators clash over a proposed code of ethics for the U.S. Supreme Court justices.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/2/202339 minutes, 30 seconds
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Yellen warns U.S. may default on debt as soon as June 1

An urgent new warning from Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to Congress. She says the U.S. could reach its debt limit and default as soon as June 1st. Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers joins to discuss the implications for the U.S. economy. Plus, a huge dust storm in Illinois causes multiple deaths and dozens of car wrecks in a massive interstate pileup. Also, a manhunt is underway in Texas after a gunman killed five neighbors. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
5/2/202339 minutes, 36 seconds
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At least 23 killed in Russian missile strike

The death toll rises from a fiery new round of Russian missile attacks in Ukraine targeting civilians including children. Top adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky joins to discuss plans for a Ukrainian counter offensive. Also, new moves by Florida republicans designed to help Gov. Ron DeSantis and his likely run for president amid growing concerns among Republicans in Congress about his war with the Disney corporation. Plus, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) joins to discuss fears another U.S. bank may collapse at any moment.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/29/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 5 seconds
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Prosecutors: suspect has history of violent, racist remarks

A judge is still deciding whether the Pentagon leak suspect will remain in custody ahead of his trial after a revealing court hearing. Prosecutors argue that the member of the Air National Guard is a dangerous flight risk with a history of violent threats. Also, more powerful testimony by Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Plus, according to sources. Mike Pence is at the courthouse testifying before the grand jury investigating Trump and the events surrounding January 6th.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/28/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 15 seconds
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House passes Republican bill to raise debt limit

House Republicans score a victory after the House passes a bill to raise the nation’s $31.4 trillion debt limit by an additional $1.5 trillion. As part of the bill, the GOP also proposes to block Biden’s plan to grant student loan forgiveness, repeal green energy tax credits and kill new Internal Revenue Service funding. Plus, President Biden strikes a landmark deal to send a nuclear submarine to South Korea for the first time in some 40 years.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/27/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 6 seconds
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Biden to voters: soul of America still at stake in 2024

President Biden’s re-election campaign is officially underway and he is promising to “finish the job” as he works to win over unenthusiastic Democrats and takes digs at his former and potentially future opponent Donald Trump. Plus, a rape allegation lawsuit against Trump goes to trial with opening statements in New York. Also, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joins to discuss the House GOP debt limit bill.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/26/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 8 seconds
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Tucker Carlson out at Fox News in bombshell shakeup

In a major shake up, Fox News has parted ways with their primetime host Tucker Carlson. Also, an urgent crisis in Sudan where thousands of U.S. citizens remain on the ground as a new ceasefire is announced. We speak with a White House official on what the Biden administration is doing and not doing to help civilians escape after U.S. diplomats were evacuated. Plus, the Fulton County district attorney in Georgia who is investigating Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election is planning to announce her decision on whether to bring criminal charges against Trump by this summer.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/25/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 24 seconds
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Supreme Court stops abortion pill restrictions from taking effect

The Supreme Court protected access to a widely used abortion drug by freezing lower-court rulings that placed restrictions on medication abortion. The order means that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the drug mifepristone will remain in place while appeals play out, potentially for months to come. Plus, a Russian war plane accidentally drops a bomb on one of its own cities.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/21/202348 minutes, 6 seconds
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Source: plans underway for Biden to announce second term bid next week

According to sources, there are plans underway inside the White House amongst Biden’s close advisors to announce as soon as next week that Biden will plan to run for reelection. Plus, Alec Baldwin’s attorney says criminal charges against the actor are being dropped a year and a half after the deadly accidental shooting on the set of his film Rust.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/21/202347 minutes, 33 seconds
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Supreme Court temporarily extends access to abortion drug

The Supreme Court extends a temporary block of abortion pills restrictions, buying the justices more time to consider an emergency appeal. Plus, after Fox’s historic settlement with Dominion, the network is now facing another major lawsuit from a voting technology company with an even bigger price tag. Also, the 84-year-old defendant pleads not guilty in the shooting of a teenager who mistakenly went to his home. Are hate crimes charges warranted?To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/20/202339 minutes, 45 seconds
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Dominion lawyer: Fox agreed to $787.5 million settlement

Fox News agrees to a huge last minute settlement with Dominion Voting Systems for false on air claims about the 2020 election. We will get reaction this hour from Dominion’s lead lawyer. Also, the 84-year-old Kansas City man charged with shooting a black teenager was just released on bail after turning himself in. Court documents say he wordlessly opened fire within seconds of seeing the 16-year-old who mistakenly wound up on his doorstep. Plus, we discuss the American journalist jailed in Russia with the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/18/202339 minutes, 28 seconds
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No state criminal charges for Akron officers in shooting of black man

Nearly 10 months after an Ohio man was shot and killed by police, a grand jury decides not to indict the eight officers involved in the death of Jayland Walker. We are standing by for reaction from Walker’s family in this case which has sparked angry protests. Also, the FBI has arrested two alleged Chinese agents, accusing them of running a secret police station in New York’s Chinatown. The Feds are describing it as an unprecedented operation aimed at intimidating Chinese dissents.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/17/202343 minutes, 41 seconds
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Leak suspect charged as U.S. reveals highest-level secrets exposed

The suspect in the Pentagon intelligence leak now stands charged with two federal crimes after his first court appearance. Court documents reveal the Air Force guardsman Top Secret clearance and the high level of classified material that was exposed. Also, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily extends access to a widely used abortion drug as justices review the case. Plus, several current and potential Republican presidential candidates speak at the NRA convention.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/15/202339 minutes, 56 seconds
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21-year-old Air Force guardsman in custody in Pentagon leaks case

A 21-year-old member of U.S. Air National Guard has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the leaking of classified documents. Key member of the House Armed Services Committee Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) joins to discuss what the military should do to keep its secrets safe. Plus, the Florida House passes a six-week abortion ban, sending the bill to Gov. DeSantis’ desk. The bill would make Florida one of the most restrictive states in the country to obtain an abortion.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/14/202339 minutes, 43 seconds
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One-on-one with the Ukrainian Prime Minister

Ukrainian prime Minister Denys Shmyhal joins to discuss the probe of Russian war crimes and the leak of U.S. classified documents. Plus, chilling 911 calls made during the Louisville bank shooting just released capture the terror as gunshots rang out and a sobbing witness told the dispatcher of the horror. Also, supporters are celebrating the reappointment of a second Tennessee state lawmaker who was expelled.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/13/202339 minutes, 32 seconds
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Louisville mayor reactions to just-released video from bank shooting

Just released video shows police responding to the Louisville bank gunman and his deadly rampage against coworkers. The mayor of Louisville joins to provide the latest in the investigation and urges action to stop gun violence. Also, the Manhattan district attorney is now suing Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), accusing him of obstruction in regards to the hush money investigation of former President Trump.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/12/202339 minutes, 28 seconds
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Nashville council votes to reinstate outside state lawmakers

An African American Democrat who was expelled by the Tennessee statehouse has been reappointed. Plus, an employee opened fire at a Louisville, Kentucky bank killing four people and leaving nine others injured. We’re learning more about the now dead shooter, the note he left behind, and how he live-streamed the attack as it was happening. Also, new moves to freeze a ruling that could block access to a widely used abortion pill starting this week.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/10/202339 minutes, 55 seconds
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VP Harris meeting with expelled Tennessee Democrats

Vice President Kamala Harris is in Nashville, Tennessee, throwing her support behind two Tennessee Democrats ousted from the statehouse for protesting gun violence. Also, Israel is reeling from an apparent terror attack, killing at least one person and wounding six in Tel Aviv. Plus, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas fires back, claiming his luxurious vacations with a conservative mega donor were personal hospitality. But, even some Republican judges aren’t buying his explanation.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/7/202347 minutes, 39 seconds
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Resolution to expel second TN Democrat for gun protest fails

Outrage in Tennessee after Republicans expel a Democrat from the House legislature for protesting gun violence on the House floor. More Democratic lawmakers are also vulnerable to expulsion votes. Plus, Israel strikes Gaza after facing a barrage of rocket attacks from Lebanon. The Israeli ambassador to the United States joins to discuss the escalating violence in the Middle East.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/7/202351 minutes, 45 seconds
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Spokesman: Pence to comply with subpoena in Jan 6 investigation

Former Vice President Mike Pence says he will not appeal a judge’s ruling to testify in the special counsel’s January 6th investigation. Pence is now poised to recount for the first time under oath his conversations with Donald Trump leading up to the January insurrection. Also, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and a bipartisan delegation of U.S. lawmakers hold a historic meeting with Taiwan’s president on American soil. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi of the Intelligence Committee joins to discuss the talks.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/6/202339 minutes, 28 seconds
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Update for April 4, 2023

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/4/202317 seconds
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Tomorrow: Trump to turn himself in at Manhattan courthouse

History is unfolding tonight in New York City as former President Trump arrives in Manhattan ahead of his unprecedented arraignment on criminal charges. We’re standing by for a decision form the judge on whether cameras will be allowed to broadcast the hearing and whether Trump’s indictment will be unsealed before it begins. Plus, we’re tracking the massive security operation underway as officials prepare for the former president’s movements through the city and the courthouse.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
4/4/202339 minutes, 47 seconds
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Confirmed tornadoes in Arkansas & Illinois; millions under alert

We’re following breaking news on the tornado danger in the midwest and parts of the south as twisters are spotted in Arkansas and Illinois. Millions are under a high risk storm alert. Plus, urgent courthouse preparations are underway right now for the unprecedented arraignment of former President Donald Trump. We’re learning more about how and when Trump will face the historic criminal charges returned by a New York grand jury.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/31/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 29 seconds
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A historic indictment

Not long after today's show begins, three sources tell CNN that a Manhattan grand jury has indicted former President Donald Trump in connection with the Stormy Daniels hush money scheme. The indictment is under seal and the exact charges are not known. It's the first time a sitting or former president has been indicted.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/31/20231 hour, 52 minutes, 4 seconds
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Police: school shooter believed to have had weapons training

First Lady Jill Biden is set to attend a vigil for the six victims of a school shooting in Nashville, Tennesse as police reveal the shooter may have had weapons training. Also, the New York grand jury investigating Donald Trump will take a break for most of April. How might that impact the decision to indict the former president? Plus, the crisis unfolding in Israel is testing relations with the United States after President Biden criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s divisive judicial overhaul plan. A former ambassador to Israel joins to discuss the latest.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/30/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 2 seconds
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Biden urges Congress to act, repeats call for assault weapons ban

New reaction to the chilling body camera video police just revealed involving the national school shooting. This as President Biden pleas for an assault weapons ban. Law enforcement is sharing new information about the shooter’s arsenal and mental health. Also, we’re learning more about the New York grand jury investigation of Donald Trump. Sources say the panel won’t hear the hush money case again this week amid questions about when, or if, the former president will be indicted.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/28/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 28 seconds
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Nashville police: school shooting was a targeted act

Nashville police say they have identified the woman who opened fire at a private Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, killing three children and three adults. Vice Mayor Jim Shulman joins to provide updates. Plus, a key player in the Stormy Daniels hush money saga meets with the New York grand jury. Also, after mass protests, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delays the judicial overhaul plan that’s dividing his country.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/27/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 31 seconds
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U.S. assessing damage, casualties from new rocket attacks

Hours after the United States retaliated for a deadly drone strike in Syria, American forces are being targeted yet again. President Biden vows to forcefully protect U.S. citizens as his administration casts blame on Iran and seeks to punish its proxies. Also, former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is under orders to testify along with other former top Trump aides in the January 6th criminal investigation. Plus, North Korea threatens to unleash a giant radioactive tsunami as it claims to test a nuclear capable underwater drone.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/24/202338 minutes, 8 seconds
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Grand jury in Trump hush money probe set to reconvene Monday

Donald Trump is defiant ahead of his potential indictment in the hush money investigation in New York and his lawyer's testimony in the classified documents probe in Washington. Also, members of Congress double down on their threat to ban the hugely popular social media app TikTok after grilling the company’s CEO about ties to China and national security concerns.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/24/202339 minutes, 26 seconds
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Appeals court: Trump lawyer must testify

In a major legal ruling against Trump, a federal appeals court says the former president’s lawyer must testify before a grand jury in the criminal investigation of Trump’s handling of classified documents. Also, stock prices plunge after the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again despite bank meltdowns that are adding to American’s economic fears. Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers joins to react. Plus, Ukraine is accusing Russia of deliberately targeting civilians in the deadly missile strike that hit residential apartment buildings.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/22/202339 minutes, 49 seconds
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Law enforcement preps underway for possible Trump indictment

Donald Trump braces for a potential indictment as the Manhattan district attorney weighs historic charges against the former president that could come at any time. The Republican defense of Trump is now expanding to the Senate while law enforcement prepares for protests or worse if Trump is arrested. Also, the leaders of China and Russia wrap up their second day of high-stakes talks with no evidence that the two countries reached any major breakthroughs on the war in Ukraine. Plus, a Virginia grand jury just indicted all ten people charged in the death of an African American man in custody.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/21/202340 minutes, 26 seconds
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NYPD increases security ahead of a potential Trump indictment

A Trump ally just wrapped up testimony before a grand jury in New York investigating the former president’s alleged role in a hush money scheme. This as New York police are increasing courthouse security just ahead of a potential Trump indictment. Also tonight, Trump’s top GOP allies are rushing to his defense and trying to discredit the New York district attorney who is investigating Trump. Plus, China’s President Xi Jinping visits Russia, praising Putin and calling him a dear friend.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/20/202339 minutes, 38 seconds
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Zelensky hails Putin war crimes arrest warrant as “historic”

Vladimir Putin is formally charged with war crimes as the International Criminal Court seeks his arrest for an alleged scheme to deport Ukrainian children to Russia. Also, a monumental court ruling against former President Trump as his lawyer is ordered to testify in the grand jury investigation of Trump's handling of classified documents. Plus, U.S. stocks slide as fears about the banking system persist despite new multi-billion dollar rescues.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/18/202339 minutes, 11 seconds
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U.S. assessing drone ops over Black Sea after Russian harassment

The United States believes Russia has recovered some debris from a downed American drone as newly declassified video shows the dangerous mid-air encounter with Russian jets. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price joins to discuss this potential flashpoint in the worsening relations with Moscow. Plus, a CNN exclusive about the dozens of Mar-a-Lago staffers subpoenaed in the investigation of former President Trump’s handling of classified documents. Also, a vulnerable regional bank has just secured $30 billion from a group of big banks here in the United States.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/16/202339 minutes, 21 seconds
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Sources: Russians arrive at site of U.S. drone crash in Black Sea

U.S. officials say a Russian crew has reached the site where a U.S. drone crashed into the Black Sea after being hit by a Russian jet. Key White House official John Kirby joins to answer what, if anything, the Kremlin might learn from the wreckage. Plus, stock prices slide amid instability in the banking industry. Also, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen finishes his second round of testimony in the investigation of hush money he says he paid to Stormy Daniels.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/15/202339 minutes, 29 seconds
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Russian jet damages, forces down U.S. drone over Black Sea

The White House is slamming Russia as reckless after a U.S. drone aircraft was forced down by a Russian fighter jet in international air space over the Black Sea. Also, a U.S. Justice Department investigation is now underway into the historic collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. This as a top U.S. credit rating firm is downgrading the outlook for the U.S. banking system to negative. Plus, a new CNN poll of Republicans shows Trump narrowly leading DeSantis ahead of the 2024 primary.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/14/202340 minutes, 2 seconds
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Biden blames bank implosion on Trump deregulation

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers joins to discuss the error made in regulating seized banks in the wake of the second largest bank failure in U.S. history. This as a second bank collapsed over the weekend and President Biden tries to reassure the nation and deter panic. Also, longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen testified in front of a grand jury as prosecutors decide whether to charge Trump in the Stormy Daniels hush money case.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/13/202340 minutes
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Second biggest bank failure in U.S. history rattles financial markets

The second biggest bank failure in U.S. history occurs as regulators close and seize Silicon Valley Bank, rattling markets and raising fears that other banks might collapse. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre joins to discuss the state of the American economy. Also, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is making his debut in the key 2024 battleground state of Iowa. Plus, Manhattan prosecutors are weighing charges against Trump as the Stormy Daniels hush money probe winds down.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/11/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 18 seconds
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More than 80 Russian missiles fired in massive new air attack

Russia launches one of the biggest aerial assaults of the war, unleashing a deadly barrage of dozens of missiles across the country. Civilians and critical infrastructure are among the targets of the massive attack. Also, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is in the hospital in Washington D.C. being treated for a concussion after tripping at an event. Plus, President Biden unveils his budget proposal. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh joins to discuss the president's plan.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/10/202340 minutes, 22 seconds
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Zelensky invites House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to visit Ukraine

Ukraine says Russian fighters are storming Bakhmut nonstop amid a new NATO warning that the embattled city may fall soon. This as President Volodymyr Zelenksy makes an offer to the U.S. House speaker that Kevin McCarthy is refusing. Also, another filing is released in the defamation lawsuit against Fox News after a series of damning revelations, including a text in which Tucker Carlson wrote that he hates Donald Trump. Plus, the DOJ issues a scathing rebuke of the Louisville Metro Police Department.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/9/202340 minutes
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Zelenksy: Bakhmut would give Russia “open road” through east

Tonight, a first look at Wolf’s exclusive interview with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on why Ukrainians are refusing to retreat from Bakhmut. Also, some Republican senators are calling out Tucker Carlson, lambasting his new attempt to downplay the January 6th riot. Plus, two of the four Americans who authorities say were kidnapped in Mexico have been found dead, according to the Tamaulipas governor. One of the two survivors is severely injured, according to a U.S. official.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/8/202339 minutes, 50 seconds
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Sen. Manchin on Democratic divisions over DC crime bill

Sen. Manchin of the Appropriations Committee joins to discuss the fight over raising the debt limit and the Washington D.C. criminal justice bill which has Democrats divided. Plus, fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as Russian forces are close to encircling Bakhmut. Also, Republicans are presented with the sharpest contrast yet between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis. We break down the dueling speeches by the former president and the current Florida governor as they gear up for a potential 2024 primary showdown.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/7/202339 minutes, 30 seconds
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Russia closer to capturing key Ukrainian city of Bakhmut

Fierce new front line attacks and counterattacks in eastern Ukraine as the key Ukrainian city of Bakhmut fears it could fall at any time. This as President Biden commits to sending Ukraine $400 million in aid. Plus, Alex Murdaugh is sentenced to life in prison after jurors quickly convicted him of murdering his wife and son.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/4/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 16 seconds
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FBI: suspect threatened to punish by death “anyone” Jewish in the Michigan government

A plot to kill Jewish officials in Michigan is revealed as the state attorney general says she was among the targets. We discuss the growing danger of antisemetic attacks and threats with the head of the Anti-Defamation League. Plus, Russian mercenaries make key advances on the key city of Bakhmut while Ukrainians fight to hold their ground. This as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets face to face with Moscow’s top diplomat for the first time since Russia’s invasion.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/3/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 8 seconds
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Thousands of civilians holed up in Bakhmut as Russians advance

As Ukrainian forces fire back at Russian tanks and fighters, President Volodymyr Zelensky declares all fronts are “under control.” But, the city of Bakhmut is facing a ferocious assault right now with thousands of citizens in danger as Russian soldiers advance. Also, a man has been arrested for trying to bring explosives on a flight to Florida in his suitcase. Plus, jurors visit the scene where Alex Murdaugh’s wife and son were killed.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/2/202339 minutes, 34 seconds
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House hearing on China amid clashes with Beijing over Ukraine, Covid, and TikTok

A high-profile hearing on China’s threat to America begins soon as global tensions rise amid the war in Ukraine and fears that China will provide lethal support to Russian forces. Also, student loan debt forgiveness is on the line at the U.S. Supreme Court. Plus, Fox News is facing more scrutiny and questions after the chairman Rupert Murdoch admitted under oath that some of the network’s hosts endorsed lies about the 2020 presidential election.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
3/1/202339 minutes, 22 seconds
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U.S. intel divided on Covid-19 origin

There’s a new question around the center of the Covid-19 pandemic: where did Covid-19 come from? The Department of Energy made a low-confidence assessment that the lethal virus most likely came from a lab leak in China, but sources say that theory is still a minority view within the intelligence community. Our panel brings the latest. Plus, chairman of Fox Corporation Rupert Murdoch admitted in a deposition that some Fox News hosts endorsed lies that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/28/202342 minutes, 27 seconds
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CIA director: “confident” China is considering sending lethal aid to Russia

New fears emerge that Russia’s war against Ukraine is about to get a boost from China. White House national security official John Kirby joins to answer whether Beijing is actively considering sending lethal aid to Putin’s forces. Also, a new assessment on the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic is stirring up major controversy. We examine why the U.S. Department of Energy now believes the virus likely emerged from a Chinese lab. Plus, Fox Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch admitted under oath that popular TV hosts endorsed false claims about the 2020 presidential election.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/28/202338 minutes, 58 seconds
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Zelensky vows “2023 will be the year of our victory”

Ukraine marks one full year of bloodshed and brutality at the hands of Russian forces. President Zelensky is defiant saying victory is inevitable. The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to discuss developments in the war. Also, the prosecution rests in the Alex Murdaugh trial after two days of dramatic cross-examination. Did the jury buy his story about why he lied to police on the night of the killings? Plus, a CNN exclusive report on the Mar-a-Lago classified documents investigation.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/25/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ukraine bracing for new Russian attacks

CNN is near the tense front lines in eastern Ukraine with just a few hours to go before Russia’s war hits the one-year mark. Ukrainian forces brace for the possibility of new Russian strikes tonight. Also, a top safety official declares the toxic train wreck in Ohio was “100% preventable” as initial findings in the federal investigation are revealed. Plus, disgraced South Caroline lawyer Alex Murdaugh takes the stand in his murder trail where he admitted under oath to lying and stealing while denying he killed his wife and son.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/24/202339 minutes, 7 seconds
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Biden huddles with leaders of NATO’s eastern firewall

President Biden is heading home after capping his trip to Ukraine and Poland by meeting with allies on NATO’s front line against Russia. Plus, a new report that Ivanka and Jared Kushner have been subpoenaed in the special counsel investigation of January 6th. Will former president Trump try to prevent them from testifying? Also, nearly three weeks after a toxic train wreck in Ohio, national safety officials are getting ready to release a preliminary report.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/23/202339 minutes, 24 seconds
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CNN Exclusive: Interview with Polish President Andrzej Duda

Key NATO member Polish President Andrzej Duda sat down with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview. She tells Wolf about President Duda’s reaction to President Joe Biden’s speech in Poland and his historic visit to Ukraine. And, the U.S. believes Russia had a failed test of an intercontinental ballistic missile while President Biden was in Ukraine on Monday. CNN’s Matthew Chance brings the latest report.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/22/202341 minutes, 38 seconds
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Biden vows to stand with Ukraine hours after Putin defends war

A war of words between President Biden and Vladimir Putin in duelling speeches about the year-long conflict in Ukraine. The U.S. president delivered a speech in Poland rallying the West, declaring Ukraine will never be a victory for Russia. Putin defended his brutal invasion and took his nuclear threat to a new level by suspending a key arms control treaty.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/22/202339 minutes, 22 seconds
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Biden in Poland after high-risk trip to Ukraine

President Biden is in Poland preparing for a momentous day on Tuesday when he and Russian President Vladimir Putin will be delivering dueling addresses nearly 800 miles apart. This after Biden made a surprise visit to Kyiv. We break down how Biden made the secret visit. Plus, how is Putin expected to respond?To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/21/202340 minutes, 28 seconds
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Biden wraps up trip to Ukraine war zone

President Biden wraps up an unprecedented and dangerous visit to Ukraine with air raid sirens blaring as he and President Zelensky walked the streets of Kyiv. The National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby joins to discuss the importance of the trip nearly a full year after the start of the Russian invasion.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/21/202339 minutes, 34 seconds
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Russian forces bombard key eastern city in pivotal battle

Ukraine fires back at new Russian attacks in a pivotal battle as Vladimir Putin’s brutal war nears the one-year mark. CNN is on the ground in Kyiv and Moscow. Also, five former Memphis police officers plead not guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols. Plus, new court evidence that Fox News anchors and executives privately trashed Trump’s claims of fraud in the 2020 election even as they promoted the claims on air.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/18/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 7 seconds
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Doctor says Biden “healthy” and “vigorous” after physical exam

The White House just released the results of President Biden’s physical exam. His doctor declaring that the president remains healthy and vigorous. Will this have any impact on voters’ concerns about his age? Plus, a new vow by the president to shoot down anything in the sky that threatens the United States. Biden speaks out for the first time about the downing of three unidentified objects saying there is no evidence they are linked to China or its spy balloon.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/17/202339 minutes, 27 seconds
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MSU shooter was previously charged with felony, still able to buy guns

A tribute begins for the three students killed in the Michigan State University shooting rampage as police try to piece together the gunman’s motive. Michigan’s attorney general joins to discuss many unanswered questions in the ongoing investigation. Plus, former Vice President Mike Pence is speaking out for the first time about his plans to fight a new subpoena from the U.S. DOJ. Also, Republican Nikki Haley kicks off her 2024 presidential campaign and is calling for new leadership in Washington.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/16/202339 minutes, 18 seconds
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Police seek motive for deadly shooting rampage at Michigan State University

Hours after America’s latest shooting rampage, police are trying to figure out why a gunman opened fire at Michigan State University. Three students are dead and five are wounded as new information is emerging about the now deceased shooter and the note he left behind. Plus, the White House reveals updates on the three mysterious objects shot down by U.S. fighter jets. Also, Nikki Haley becomes the first Republican to challenge Donald Trump for the GOP nomination in 2024.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/15/202339 minutes, 1 second
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WH: unable to “definitively assess” what unidentified objects are

A slew of unanswered questions emerge after U.S. fighter jets shoot down unidentified flying objects. President’s Biden’s team is offering little information but says there is no indication of aliens or extraterrestrial activity. Also, we are getting a fuller picture of the catastrophic damages in Turkey and Syria one week after the earthquake. Chef José Andrés joins from the disaster zone.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/14/202339 minutes, 12 seconds
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U.S. shoots down new “high-altitude object” days after downing of Chinese spy balloon

President Biden gave the order to U.S. fighter jets to shoot down an unidentified object flying at high-altitude over Alaska just hours ago. Plus, another classified document is found in the possession of former Vice President Mike Pence. The FBI removed the material from Pence’s Indiana home. Also, an update on the urgent rescue efforts in Syria and Turkey after a devastating earthquake.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/11/202339 minutes, 58 seconds
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Time running out to find survivors as death toll tops 12,000

As the earthquake death toll rises past 21,000, CNN is moving deeper into the disaster zone with live reports from Turkey and Syria. Also, President Biden takes his new fight with Republicans over Social Security and Medicare to Florida. Plus, former Vice President Mike Pence has been subpoenaed by the special counsel investigating Trump. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/10/202340 minutes, 37 seconds
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CNN near quake epicenter as death toll soars above 12,0000

Gut-wrenching images emerge of homes and lives destroyed near the epicenter of the earthquake. CNN is on the ground in Syria and Turkey as the death toll soars above 12,000. Also, President Biden is doubling down on a line of attack against Republicans that prompted GOP jeers during his state of the union address. He is taking the top themes from his speech on the road in key presidential battlegrounds. Plus, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is now in Paris on a surprise trip that included a stop in London.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/9/202339 minutes, 24 seconds
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Death tolls tops 7,700 in Turkey and Syria

Bitter cold and utter devastation slow the search for quake survivors as the death toll in Turkey and Syria climbs past 7,700. Also, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy weighs in on whether Rep. George Santos is being investigated by the House Ethics Committee while some constituents demand his removal. Plus, President Biden gets ready to report on the state of the union in what could also be a preview of his 2024 reelection campaign.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/8/202339 minutes, 25 seconds
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Death toll rises above 3,400 after devastating earthquake

Mass destruction and more than 3,400 people are dead after a powerful earthquake and dozens of aftershocks in Turkey and Syria. Also, U.S. officials reveal new information on the size, capabilities, and value of the downed Chinese spy balloon. Plus, Ukraine is digging into its battle against Russia in Bakhmut as a top commander says the city has become an unwinnable fortress.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/7/202339 minutes, 27 seconds
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Pentagon: Chinese balloon at 60,000 ft, has ability to maneuver

U.S. officials tell CNN the possibility of shooting down the Chinese spy balloon has not been ruled out. This as the secretary of state warns Beijing that the balloon's brazen flight over the United States is a clear violation and an irresponsible act. Also, President Biden is out touting a blockbuster jobs report, claiming it proves critics of his policies are wrong. We’ll break down the political impact for the president.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/4/202339 minutes, 28 seconds
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Zelensky: new Russian offensive may already be getting started

A new barrage of missile strikes hit Ukraine as President Zelensky warns Russia’s renewed military offensive may already be getting started. CNN was on the scene of attacks that sent civilians running for cover. Also, Rep. Omar is slamming the House vote to remove her from the Foreign Affairs Committee calling the vote an act of revenge by Republicans. Plus, the attorney for Tyre Nichols’ family joins to discuss additional footage of the beating being released and questions surrounding the initial police report.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/3/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Biden, McCarthy wrap high-stakes talk on debt limit showdown

Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy just wrapped up their first high-stakes talks on raising the nation’s debt limit. McCarthy told reporters moments ago that he thinks he and the president can find some common ground. Also, Tyre Nichols is laid to rest three weeks after he was brutally beaten by police. We’ll take you inside the emotional funeral and the urgent outcry for police reform.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/2/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 59 seconds
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Body cam footage doesn’t match up with police report suggesting Nichols was violent

Troubling contradictions emerge in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols. We break down claims that don’t match up with videos. Plus, CNN interviews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who reveals if he would consider acting as a wartime mediator between Ukraine and Russia. Also, a look at Donald Trump’s defiant deposition in a fraud investigation in New York. This, as he faces a new criminal probe of hush money payments over his alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
2/1/202339 minutes, 26 seconds
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Sixth Memphis officer relieved of duty after Tyre Nichols’ death

A sixth Memphis police officer has now been relieved of duty after the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols and the release of chilling videos of his arrest. Our experts break down the evidence and the growing calls for federal police reform. Also, CNN is on the front lines in Ukraine amid fierce fighting in the east and south. Plus, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinking is on an urgent mission in Israel and the West Bank amid a new outbreak of violence.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/31/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 17 seconds
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Memphis “SCORPION unit” under scrutiny after Tyre Nichols’ death

We’re standing by for the expected release of an arrest video showing the fatal encounter between Tyre Nichols and five former Memphis police officers. The Nichols family and officials warn the footage is extremely disturbing. We’re also getting our first look at the brutal attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband last October. A San Francisco court released video of the suspect breaking into the couple’s home and lunging at the 82-year-old Paul Pelosi with a hammer.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/28/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 8 seconds
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Sources: law enforcement agencies bracing for release of Tyre Nichols’ arrest footage

Five former Memphis police officers are facing murder charges due to the death of Tyre Nichols. Law enforcement agencies across the country are bracing for reaction to footage which a top Tennessee official called sickening. We discuss all the latest developments with the executive director of the Memphis NAACP. Plus, new details emerge on the timeline for western tanks pledged to Ukraine for its fight against Russia.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/27/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 52 seconds
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Biden: U.S. sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

The United States has pledged to arm Ukraine with some of the most sophisticated tanks on the planet. Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) joins to discuss strategic objectives in Ukraine. Plus, Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has announced Donald Trump will be allowed back on their platforms.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/26/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 1 second
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Major breakthrough for military support to Ukraine

The United States and Germany appear poised to deliver sophisticated tanks as they urge Ukrainians to turn the focus from brutal battles in the east to a renewed offense in the south. Plus: Former Vice President Mike Pence is now facing his own document controversy after about a dozen classified records were found in his Indiana home. And: The latest gut-wrenching developments out of California, the scene of back-to-back mass shootings. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/25/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 49 seconds
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Update for January 23, 2023

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/24/202317 seconds
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New U.S. moves against mercenary group aiding Russia’s war

As Ukrainian forces train for the next big battle against Russia, the Biden administration is taking new action against a mercenary group aiding Vladimir Putin’s war. This as the United States and Germany are in a standoff over sending tanks to Ukraine. The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to discuss. Plus, the DOJ signals it won’t comply with House Republican’s demands for information on investigations, including the Biden documents probe.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/21/202340 minutes, 3 seconds
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Dow falls lower amid recession fears

A high stakes political standoff emerges over rising the debt ceiling after the U.S. hits its $31 trillion limit. The threat of an economically disastrous default is now hanging over Congress, the White House, and every American. Also, a new report that CIA Director William Burns made a secret trip to Ukraine to brief President Zelensky and share U.S. intelligence on Russia’s next move. Also, actor and producer Alec Baldwin now faces criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a crew member on the set of the film “Rust.”To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/20/202339 minutes, 53 seconds
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Fiery crash kills 14 including Ukraine officials and a child

A fiery helicopter crash near Kyiv kills 14 people including key government officials and a child. A top state department spokesperson joins to answer what the U.S. is learning about the crash. Plus, the Biden White House is sticking to the script as its new strategy for dealing with the classified documents crisis takes shape. Plus, prosecutors reveal chilling new evidence in the case of the Massachusetts man formally charged with killing his wife.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/19/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Netherlands PM: will join in sending Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine

Another child’s body is found in the rubble of a Ukrainian residential apartment building as the death toll from a powerful Russian missile attack rises. White House official John Kirby joins to answer whether enough U.S. and western military aid is getting to Ukraine. Plus, the White House is ramping up its damage control as the crisis over classified documents intensifies. The Biden team is defending its delayed and incomplete release of information while accusing Republicans of fake outrage.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/18/202339 minutes, 21 seconds
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New wave of Russian attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine

Ukraine is reeling tonight from one of the deadliest Russian attacks since the invasion. At least 40 people have been killed in a cruise missile strike on an apartment building right in the center of the Ukrainian city of Dnipro. Plus, new developments in the classified document scandal looming over the White House. Sources tell CNN that additional searches are possible at locations connected to President Biden. Also, House Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries joins to answer if he still has confidence in Biden in light of the classified documents investigation.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/17/20231 hour, 19 minutes
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Massive explosion in Eastern Ukrainian city

A huge explosion hits the disputed Ukrainian city of Soledar as Russia is claiming it has captured the city and officials in Kyiv insist the battle is not over yet. We have a live report from Ukraine and speak with the Ukrainian ambassador to the United Nations about the state of the war. Plus, President Biden faces a growing crisis as a special councel is now in place to investigate his handling of classified records. Also, the death toll is rising in the southeast United States after a series of tornados leave a wake of destruction.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/14/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Biden’s ex-executive assistant interviewed in DOJ documents probe

A special counsel is now set to investigate President Biden’s handling of classified material. The U.S. attorney general launches an independent probe after more documents were found, this time at the President’s home in Delaware. Also, Rep. George Santos is defiant amid growing calls for him to resign over the many lies he told voters. Plus, dangerous tornadoes are ravaging southeastern parts of the United States.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/13/202339 minutes, 31 seconds
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Sources: Biden legal team finds classified docs at second location

According to sources, classified documents are among the records found by the Biden legal team in a search of a second location. Rep. Chris Stewart of the Intelligence Committee joins to discuss the latest events in the House and the Biden documents revelation. Plus, FAA system outages cause massive flight delays and disruptions across the United States.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/12/202340 minutes, 21 seconds
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Update for January 10, 2023

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/11/202317 seconds
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Classified docs from Biden’s time as VP discovered in private office

Attorneys for President Biden find several classified documents from his time as vice president at one of his private offices according to a source familiar with the story. The documents were discovered last fall and were turned over to the National Archives who referred the matter to the DOJ for further investigation.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/10/202345 minutes, 51 seconds
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House returning to session soon as McCarthy seizes momentum

Rep. Kevin McCarthy is right now trying to seize momentum in the bid for speakership. McCarthy’s proposed concessions include allowing one member to call for a vote to oust the speaker, to hold votes on conservative bills, more Freedom Caucus members on the Rules Committee, and more. GOP Rep. Warren Davidson joins to discuss McCarthy’s concessions and the future of Republicans in the House. Also, an affidavit reveals chilling new details about the Idaho college student murders.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/7/202339 minutes, 28 seconds
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Update for January 5, 2023

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/6/202317 seconds
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McCarthy defeated for sixth time

Republicans are huddling behind closed door tonight as Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s bid for the speaker’s gavel lands with a thud for the second straight day. Plus, new information is emerging about the terrifying on-field collapse of NFL player Damar Hamlin. The Buffalo Bills say Hamlin is showing signs of improvement although he remains in critical condition. The chief medical officer for the NFL joins to discuss.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/5/202339 minutes, 40 seconds
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Rep. Jordan: “no” chance I will become House speaker

Rep. Kevin McCarthy has failed to lock down the votes he needed to win the speaker's gavel in the House. Despite losing this third vote, McCarthy remains defiant, refusing to give up despite a band of some 20 right-wing lawmakers who remain united to opposing his nomination. This as Rep. Jordan, who has also been nominated, indicates he has no chance of becoming speaker.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/4/202348 minutes, 38 seconds
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McCarthy meets with opponents, allies hours before speaker vote

Republican Kevin McCarthy is holding last-ditch talks tonight to fight to win the speaker’s job in the House. We’ll tell you who has been spotted heading into his office. Also, the suspect in the brutal stabbing deaths of fourth college students is expected in court tomorrow. Plus, Russia suffers what may be the biggest loss of life since the start of the invasion. Ukraine is claiming a major strike against Russian forces as Moscow unleashed a fresh barrage of missiles and ones, including in Kyiv.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
1/3/202339 minutes, 38 seconds
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Putin, Xi vow closer ties as Russia bombards Ukraine

Vladimir Putin vows his ties with China’s president can withstand all tests as Russia launches a fresh round of drone strikes in Ukraine. Plus, police officially announced the name of the suspect in the killing of four University of Idaho students. The 28-year-old is in custody in Pennsylvania right now and is charged with four counts of first degree murder.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/31/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 41 seconds
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Brazilian soccer legend Pelé dies at age 82

Pelé, the Brazilian soccer star who became a global icon, has died at 82 after a battle with cancer. Plus, the January 6th select committee released witness transcripts which include Donald Trump Jr. explaining why texted Mark Meadows after the 2020 election about plans to keep Trump in office. Rep. Zoe Lofgren of the January 6 select committee joins to discuss revelations about events from inside Trump’s inner circle.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/30/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 44 seconds
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Southwest has cancelled about 16,000 flights in a week

The Southwest Airlines crisis is taking a growing toll on travelers with thousands of additional flights cancelled today. Federal scrutiny is intensifying as stranded customers demand action. Also, parts of Buffalo, New York remain paralyzed by a once in a lifetime blizzard. The National Guard is now going door to door as the death toll keeps rising and the city struggles to dig out. Plus, Rep. Adam Schiff of the January 6th select committee joins to give his take on the latest revelations from the committee.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/29/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 49 seconds
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Supreme Court: Trump-era border restrictions remain in effect

The U.S. Supreme Court has just issued a ruling leaving Trump-era immigration restrictions in effect while legal challenges play out. We’ll go live to the border to see how this ruling may impact a growing influx of migrants. Plus, airports are jammed with frustrated Southwest Airlines customers as the airline is to blame for 90% of the thousands of flights cancelled in the United States today. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joins to discuss passenger’s rights amid the travel disruptions.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/28/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 11 seconds
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National Guard troops deployed for rescue efforts in NY

A deadly and paralyzing blizzard emergency emerges from a historic winter storm. The governor of New York requested federal help, warning the danger to residents there is urgent. Erie County executive Mark Poloncarz joins to provide updates on this developing story as thousands of flights are cancelled. Plus, Vladimir Putin claims he’s ready to negotiate a solution to the Ukraine war. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/27/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 35 seconds
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Thousands of flight cancellations & delays as massive storm hits

Dangerous whiteout conditions emerge as a huge and deadly winter storm strikes the northeast. We are tracking this epic weather system as it unleashes record cold, heavy snow, freezing rain, and flooding across the country and creates holiday travel disruption. Plus, the January 6th select committee issued their final report laying the blame for the insurrection squarely on former President Donald Trump. We break down the massive report and whether it paves a way for Trump to be indicted.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/24/202237 minutes, 48 seconds
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New witness transcripts just released by January 6 committee

A new batch of transcripts has just been released by the January 6th select committee. We go through the interviews by key witnesses. Plus, a once in a generation winter storm is leaving almost half of the United States population is under a wind chill alert. Plus, CNN is in Ukraine following the impact of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s trip to the United States.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/23/202238 minutes, 35 seconds
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Update for December 21, 2022

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/22/202217 seconds
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Plans under way for Zelensky to visit White House tomorrow

Sources say plans are underway for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenky to visit the White House tomorrow. Also, a House committee is about to vote on whether boxes full of former President Trump’s tax returns should be made public. Plus, the January 6th select committee begins handing over transcripts and other evidence to the Justice Department. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/21/202238 minutes, 31 seconds
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Jan. 6 committee refers Trump to DOJ on four criminal charges

The January 6th committee formally accuses Donald Trump of crimes for his role in the insurrection, sending referrals to the Justice Department on four federal charges. We break down the legal threat to Trump as prosecutors must decide whether to indict him. Also, Chief Justice John Roberts has ordered a temporary freeze on plans to end a Trump-era border policy this week. Plus, Harvey Weinstein is convicted of 3 of 7 charges in his Los Angeles sexual assault trial.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/20/202239 minutes, 3 seconds
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Source: 1/6 committee may recommend criminal charges against Trump

CNN has learned that the January 6th select committee is considering asking the DOJ to pursue at least two criminal charges against former President Trump. Also, colossal damage from one of the biggest Russian attacks on Ukraine since the war began. The U.S. appears to be on the brink of sending Patriot air defense missiles to aid Ukraine. Plus, CNN is on the scene at the southern border amid fears that a crisis is unfolding as thousands of migrants pour into the El Paso area every day. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/17/202239 minutes, 18 seconds
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Stocks tumble on recession fears

Recession fears grip Wall Street and stock prices tumble as the Federal Reserve's downbeat new economic forecast starts to sink in. Also, a CNN exclusive interview with outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer in their first joint sit-down interview. They weigh in on whether President Biden should run again and whether Trump might win.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/16/202239 minutes, 2 seconds
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Fed opts for smaller rate increase, signals more hikes in 2023

Americans buying homes and seeking loans are bracing for the impact of the seventh interest rate hike this year. The Federal Reserve is opting for a smaller increase this time as inflation cools while signaling there may be more economic pain in 2023. Plus, Russia launches new strikes on Ukraine, including the capitol city. Also, a tornado strikes in New Orleans.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/15/202238 minutes, 48 seconds
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Confirmed tornado in Louisiana

A large and extremely dangerous tornado was just confirmed in Louisiana as a massive winter storm sweeps the United States. We’re tracking the severe weather system that’s threatening millions of Americans right now. Also, CNN has learned that the DOJ tried to get access to the texts of Republican Congressman Scott Perry in its investigation of efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Plus, President Biden just signed a historic same-sex marriage legislation into law.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/14/202239 minutes, 4 seconds
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New subpoena for GA Secretary of State

A new subpoena in the federal investigation of January 6th is seeking testimony from the Georgia Secretary of State who defied Trump’s efforts to try to overturn the presidential election. Plus, we’re learning more about Brittney Griner’s months in Russian captivity and how the WNBA star is readjusting to freedom. Also, we’re tracking the massive winter storm that’s unleashing blizzard conditions in parts of Northern California.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/13/202239 minutes, 26 seconds
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Source: judge declines to hold Trump in contempt of court

A federal judge declined to hold Trump in contempt of court for failing to comply with a subpoena regarding classified documents. Also, we look at Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to leave the Democratic Party and register as a political independent. Plus, a protestor has been executed in the first death penalty that has been publicly reported by Iranian state media in connection to recent protests. Iran has signaled that more protesters are going to be executed.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/10/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 13 seconds
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Justice Department seeking to hold Trump in contempt

The U.S. Justice Department is asking a federal judge to hold former President Donald Trump in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena to turn over highly classified documents. Plus, we’re learning which top Trump allies may now face criminal referrals from the January 6th select committee. Also, WNBA star Brittney Griner finally is on her way home, freed by Russia in exchange for a U.S. release of a notorious Russian arms dealer.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/9/202239 minutes, 8 seconds
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Chairman: Jan 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals

According to sources, the January 6th committee has decided that criminal referrals will happen. Plus, the Trump team finds more documents marked classified on the former president’s property. Also, top Democrats are celebrating Senator Raphael Warnock’s re-election in Georgia.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/8/202239 minutes, 16 seconds
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Update for December 6, 2022

There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/6/202217 seconds
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NC grid attack closes schools, forces a state of emergency

The FBI joins the hunt for a suspect in North Carolina after a targeted power grid attack left thousands of people without electricity. Also, the final campaign push in Georgia is happening now in a race which will determine the balance of power in the Senate. Plus, former Vice President Mike Pence responds to Trump’s call for the termination of the U.S. constitution as we examine which Republicans speak out. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/6/202239 minutes, 9 seconds
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January 6th panels weighs final moves

The January 6th Select Committee holds urgent talks on its final moves knowing that the panel’s days are numbered as the House swings toward a Republican majority. Rep. Adam Schiff of the committee joins to discuss updates on potential criminal referrals against former President Trump and other key figures. Plus, a better than expected jobs report shows hiring remains strong. Also, a look at polling data in the Georgia Senate runoff.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/3/202239 minutes, 8 seconds
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Federal appeals court halts special master review of docs seized at Mar-a-Lago

A federal appeals court has just halted a special master review of documents seized from Mar-a-Lago. We examine details of the ruling and what it means for the boarder investigations of former President Trump. Also, the Senate passes a bill to avert a nationwide rail strike that would be crippling for the U.S. economy. Plus, Biden hosts his first state visit with France’s Emmanuel Macron who together reaffirm their commitment to Ukraine.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
12/2/202239 minutes, 5 seconds
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House passes bill to avert rail strike

Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke about the historic convictions in the Justice Department’s January 6th investigation a day after the leader of the Oath Keepers was found guilty of seditious conspiracy. Rep. Jason Crow of the Armed Services Committee joins to discuss the ruling. Also, the House passed a bill to avert a rail strike as a crucial deadline fast approached. Plus, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries has been elected to replace Nancy Pelosi as leader of House Democrats.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy