Interview with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway; Interview with Tennessee Senator Bob Corker; Trump's Secret WeaponState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
Guest anchor Dana Bash sits down with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a presidential tweet storm. She says the tweets explain themselves. Then, Dana is joined by outgoing Tennessee Senator Bob Corker. The two discuss the upcoming summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, as well as Corker's tepid endorsement of Marsha Blackburn, the Republican party's choice for his seat. Next, the panel of Linda Chavez, Rick Santorum, Bakari Sellers, and Nina Turner sit down with Dana to discuss the drama surrounding the FBI investigation into Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen and the 2018 midterm elections. Finally, as the White House readies for its first state dinner, Melania Trump is taking a leading role -- much like the first ladies before her.
Interview with Maine Senator Angus King; Interview with Preet Bharara; Interview with Stormy Daniels' Attorney Michael Avenatti; State of the Cartoonion: Comey's TV takeoverState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Jake discusses the coalition strikes on Syria and President Trump's claim that it was "mission accomplished" with Maine Independent Senator Angus King. Then, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins Jake to discuss the President's response to James Comey and the new developments in the Michael Cohen investigation. Next, Stormy Daniels' Attorney Michael Avenatti tells Jake that he believes Cohen will be indicted and that Daniels will be in Court on Monday. Then, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Nina Turner, and Bill Kristol discusses the President's tweets to James Comey and Saturday Night Live's take on the Cohen investigation. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake looks at how James Comey may be intruding on the President's "executive time."
Interview with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow; Interview with Senator Susan Collins; State of the Cartoonion: Trade WarsState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
Following his first week on the job, President Trump's new chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow sat down with Jake Tapper to discuss the possibility of new tariffs against China and his thoughts on Chief of Staff John Kelly. Then, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) joins Jake to talk about the suspected chemical attack in Syria as well as what tariffs may mean for Mainers. Next, our panel of Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki, Dr. Kelli Ward, and Karine Jean-Pierre join Jake to discuss whether a Democratic blue wave can be expected this midterm election season and the reports saying Chief of Staff John Kelly is losing his influence in the White House. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, a twist on the well-known galactic saga, 'Trade Wars: Chinese Empire Strikes Back' as if President Trump is writing the script.
Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders; Interview with former Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin; Interview with author Ronald KesslerState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joins Jake for a wide-ranging interview on topics including President Trump's recent announcement that the US would "be coming out of Syria like very soon," the conflict in Gaza, and Trump's pick to head the VA. Then, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin joins Jake to discuss his tumultuous tenure at the VA and whether he'll back his replacement. Next, author Ronald Kessler sits down to discuss his new book, "The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game." Finally, the panel of Rick Santorum, Nina Turner, Bakari Sellers, and Amanda Carpenter discuss Hillary Clinton's recent remarks on being told to "go away," as well as Fox News host Laura Ingraham's attack on Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg.
Interview with Senator Tim Kaine; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich; Kate Bennett on Melania Trump's silence amidst affair allegationsState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Brianna Keilar talks to Virginia Senator Tim Kaine about the March for Life movement and his 'yes' vote on the Omnibus spending bill -- which didn't include funding for DACA recipients. Next, Ohio Governor John Kasich joins Brianna to discuss what impact the marches yesterday may have on Washington and whether he has his sights set on 2020. Then, our panel of CNN's Van Jones, Rep. Nanette Barragan, Rick Santorum, and Linda Chavez pick up the conversation on gun reform and the President's new pick for National Security Adviser, John Bolton. Finally, Kate Bennett shares her insight on the first couple's relationship amidst public allegations by two women of what they say were private affairs with the President.
Interview with Senator Jeff Flake; Interview with Senator Rand Paul; Interview with Senator Lindsey GrahamState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Senator Jeff Flake joins Jake Tapper to discuss his plans, if any, for 2020 and the Mueller investigation. Next, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul shares why he will be opposing President Trump's choice for secretary of state Mike Pompeo, and his pick for CIA director, Gina Haspel. Senator Lindsey Graham then joins Jake to explain why he fully supports Pompeo and Haspel, as well as to share a warning to the President: Don't fire Mueller. This week's panel includes Rick Santorum, Jen Psaki, Nina Turner, and Rep. Mike Gallagher and they share their thoughts on Hillary Clinton's recent comments on the 2016 election and whether a blue wave should be expected in November. Finally, Jake shares his State of the Cartoonion. It's March Madness in the White House and the question is, "Who's out next?"
Interview with Senator Ron Johnson; Interview with Senator Elizabeth Warren; Van Jones previews his Oprah interviewState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Jim Acosta talks North Korea and tariffs with Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. Then, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren discusses Trump's North Korea meeting and a controversial banking bill. Next, our panel of Anthony Scaramucci, Bakari Sellers, Amanda Carpenter, and Neera Tanden discuss Trump's freewheeling rally on Saturday night and the Stormy Daniels saga. Finally, CNN host Van Jones joins Jim to preview his sit down interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Interview with White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro; Interview with Senator Joe Manchin; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich; State of the Cartoonion: Sessions or Mr. Magoo?State of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Jake talks with the White House adviser who was behind President Trump's tariff announcement: Peter Navarro. Next, Jake discusses the ongoing gun debate and West Virginia teacher strikes with Senator Joe Manchin. Then, Ohio Governor John Kasich joins Jake to discuss the backlash of Trump's tariffs and a possible 2020 presidential run. Next, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jen Psaki, Linda Chavez and Bakari Sellars discuss a chaotic week in the West Wing. Finally in State of the Cartoonion, Jake takes a look at what President Trump may have meant when he reportedly refers to Attorney General Jeff Sessions as "Mr. Magoo."
Interview with Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on the response to the Parkland shooting; Interview with Senator Chris Murphy; Interview with Adam Schiff on the Democratic memoState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Jake discusses the law enforcement response to the Parkland shooting in a contentious interview with the Sheriff of Broward County, Scott Israel. Then, Senator Chris Murphy joins Jake to discuss the law enforcement failings and the potential for future gun control legislation. Next, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiiff talks with Jake about being insulted by the President and the newly released Democratic memo. Finally, the panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Bryan Lanza, and Karine Jean-Pierre discuss the President's response to Parkland and a new CNN poll showing a stunning shift in attitudes about guns.
Interview with survivors of Florida shooting; Interview with Ohio Governor John Kasich; Interview with Congressman Adam Schiff; Interview with Former DNI James ClapperState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Dana Bash speaks with survivors of the Florida School shooting about the launching of their 'Never Again' movement and their upcoming march on Washington. Then, Dana talks with an emotional John Kasich about gun control and school shootings. Then, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff joins from Munich to discuss the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then, the former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper joins Dana to discuss the explosive revelations in the grand jury indictment of Russian nationals for election interference. Then, our panel of Bakari Sellers, Amanda Carpenter, Jennifer Granholm, and Andre Bauer discuss the President's response to the shooting and how Washington can come together to take action.
Interview with Kellyanne Conway on the Porter scandal; Interview with Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson; Interview with Bannon author Joshua Green; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's reality TV White HouseState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway joins Jake to defend the White House's handling of the Porter scandal and discuss the President's response. Then, Former DHS Secretary and friend of John Kelly Jeh Johnson talks about whether or not Kelly should keep his job as Chief of Staff, the President's decision not to declassify the Democratic memo, and North Korea. Next, Jake talks with the author who wrote the book "Devil's Bargain" on Steve Bannon about Bannon's take on the MeToo movement. Then the panel of Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki, Rick Santorum, and Karine Jean-Pierre discuss the White House response to the Porter scandal and the President's tweet on due process. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Omarosa's return to TV highlights how this is the reality TV White House.
Interview with Senator Dick Durbin on the Nunes memo and immigration; Interview with Congressmen Jim Himes (D) and Brad Wenstrup (R) of the Intelligence committee; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's Super Bowl pickState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Jake talks with the number two Democrat in the Senate, Dick Durbin about the controversial Republican memo and the ongoing immigration debate. Then, Congressmen Jim Himes (D) and Brad Wenstrup (R) of the Intelligence Committee join to debate the memo released by their committee and discuss it's impact on the Russia investigation. Next, our panel of Mike Rogers, Rick Santorum, Rep. Karen Bass, and Jennifer Granholm discuss the Trump response to the memo and the significance of Carter Page. Finally, Jake (a big time Eagles fan) takes a look at President Trump's Super Bowl pick in the State of the Cartoonion.
Interview with Senator Susan Collins on Mueller; Interview with Senator Joe Manchin on immigration; State of the Cartoonion: Presidential Secret SocietiesState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Jake sits down with Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Intelligence Committee, to discuss the report that President Trump ordered the firing of Robert Mueller in June. Then, Democratic Senator Joe Manchin joins Jake to discuss the White House's immigration framework and the Russia investigation. Next, the panel of Nina Turner, Linda Chavez, Jen Psaki and David Urban discuss Trump's attack on Jay-Z, the chances of an immigration deal, the Stormy Daniels story, and Hillary Clinton's response to a report alleging there was sexual harassment on her 2008 campaign. Finally, Jake takes a look at Presidential Secret Societies in the State of the Cartoonion.
Interview with OMB Director Mick Mulvaney on the government shutdown; Interview with Senator Rand Paul; Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders; Cartoon: Trump's new dietState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget joins Jake to give an update on the status of negotiations to end the shutdown and blames Democrats for failing to fund the government. Then, Republican Senator Rand Paul sits down with Jake to discuss his 'no' vote on the spending bill and who is to blame for the shutdown. Next, Senator Bernie Sanders talks with Jake about the new Trump campaign ad attacking Democrats and the need for a DACA fix. Then, the panel of Bakari Sellers, Rep. Nanette Barragán, Amanda Carpenter, and Rick Santorum discusses the Democrats previous statements on shutdowns and the White House's negotiating tactic. Finally, Jake examines Trump's new diet in the State of the Cartoonion.
Interview with Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on the false missile alert; Interview with GOP Haitian-American Rep. Mia Love on Trump's comments; Interview with former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe; Cartoon: has Trump been watching All in the Family?State of the Union with Jake Tapper add
First, Jake sits down with Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard to discuss the alert mistakenly sent to Hawaiians that a ballistic missile attack was imminent. Then, GOP Rep. Mia Love, the first Haitian-American elected to Congress, respond to Trump's remarks on Haitian immigrants and if the President's comments were racist. Then, Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe discusses how the Democrats should proceed with DACA negotiations and to hint at a 2020 bid. Then, the panel discusses whether Trump's remarks were racist and the future of a DACA deal. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion Jake takes a look at Archie Bunker's eerie similarity to President Trump.
Interview with White House Adviser Stephen Miller; Interview with Rep. Adam Schiff; Interview with David Axelrod and Mark McKinnon; Trump's nickname gameState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller joins Jake Tapper for a contentious interview discussing the split between the White House and Steve Bannon as well as the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff joins Jake to talk about the President's tweet that he is a "very stable genius" and the re-opening of the Clinton investigation. Next, Former Bush Adviser Mark McKinnon and former Obama Adviser David Axelrod tell Jake about their experience handling tell-all books in the West Wing. Then, the panel of Van Jones, Amanda Carpenter, Michael Caputo, and Jen Psaki discuss the President's response to the "Fire and Fury" book. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion Jake looks at how the President comes up with his infamous nicknames.
Interview with Anthony Scaramucci; Interview with Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward; Melania Trump's first year as First LadyState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
Dana Bash is joined by former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci to discuss President Trump's first year in office. Next, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward join Dana to discuss the special counsel investigation and President Trump's attack on the press. Then, our panel discusses the future of the Democratic and Republican party going into 2018. Finally, Dana looks back at Melania Trump's first year as First Lady of the United States.
Interview with Bernie Sanders; Interview with David Axelrod and Mark McKinnon; Trump's need for praise; Disney adds Trump robot to 'Hall of Presidents'State of the Union with Jake Tapper add
Jake Tapper sits down with Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss the passage of the Republican tax bill, whether President Trump should resign and the Russia investigation. Then, Former Obama Adviser David Axelrod and former Bush Adviser Mark McKinnon join Jake to break down the last year of Trump. Next. the panel discusses Trump's need for praise and if the GOP gamble on the tax bill will pay off in 2018. Finally, Jake takes a look at Disney's latest addition to its "Hall of Presidents," a Trump robot!
Interview with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the Republican tax plan; Alabama Senator-elect Doug Jones on his election win; Will Trump fire Mueller?State of the Union with Jake Tapper add
Jake sits down with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to discuss the final Republican tax proposal and if Trump is considering firing the Special Counsel. Then, Alabama Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones joins Jake to discuss his unlikely victory, whether or not the President should resign, and address whether he should consider voting with Republicans to truly represent his state. Next, the panel discusses whether President Trump will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and if the Democrats should have a "zero-tolerance" policy for elected officials on sexual harassment. Finally, Jake takes a look at Trump's use of his favorite phrase in the State of the Cartoonion.
Interview with Senator Richard Shelby, Interview with UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Interview with Congressman Adam Schiff, Trump's naughty or nice listState of the Union with Jake Tapper add
Ahead of the Alabama special election on Tuesday, Senator Richard Shelby joins Jake to discuss Roy Moore. Next, Jake interviews U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley about the President's Jerusalem decision and the ongoing North Korea crisis. Then, House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff joins Jake to discuss the latest developments in the Russia investigation. Then our panel discusses President Obama's comments on Nazi Germany and Roy Moore. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake imagines Trump's naughty or nice list.