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State of the Union with Jake Tapper

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

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Washington, DC

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

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@cnnsotu

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English


Episodes

Interview with Vaccine Czar Dr. Moncef Slaoui; Interview with Biden Transition Senior Adviser Jen Psaki; Interview with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan; Interview with Former Trump National Security Adviser John Bolton

11/22/2020
First, Jake speaks with Operation Warp Speed Chief Scientific Adviser Dr. Moncef Slaoui about the plan to distribute the coronavirus vaccine and when most Americans can expect to be vaccinated. Then, Jake asks Biden Transition Senior Adviser Jen Psaki about when Biden plans to announce his Cabinet. Next, Jake presses Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan why most Republican leaders are reluctant join him in calling on President Trump to concede. Then, Jake talks to former Trump National Security Adviser...

Duration:00:42:27

Interview with NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci; Interview with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders; Interview with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine; Interview with Georgia Senate Candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock

11/15/2020
First, in an exclusive interview, Jake talks to NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci about what the news of a potential vaccine means for Americans and if the alarming spread of coronavirus could force parts of the country to go back into lockdown. Next, Jake presses Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on how he’ll push President-elect Biden in a more liberal direction if Democrats don’t control the Senate. Then, Jake talks to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine about what he’s doing to address the alarming spike in...

Duration:00:45:41

Interview with senior Biden campaign adviser Symone Sanders; Interview with House Majority Whip Congressman James Clyburn; Interview with Utah Sen. Mitt Romney; Interview with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams; Interview with New York R

11/8/2020
First, Jake discusses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' historic win with senior Biden campaign adviser Symone Sanders. Then, Jake asks House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn about his role in Joe Biden's victory. Next, Jake presses Utah Sen. Mitt Romney on if it's time for President Trump to concede. Then, Jake breaks down Democrats' dramatic gains in Georgia with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. Next, Jake talks to New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about what Biden's...

Duration:00:59:40

Interview with senior Biden campaign adviser Anita Dunn; Interview with Florida Sen. Rick Scott; Joint interview with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers; CNN Political Director David Chalian on paths

11/1/2020
First, Jake talks to senior Biden campaign adviser Anita Dunn about Biden's potential paths to victory on Election Day. Next, Jake asks Florida Sen. Rick Scott which way he thinks his state will vote. Then, Jake presses "blue wall" Governors Gretchen Whitmer, Tom Wolf and Tony Evers on if Biden can flip their states blue again. Next, CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down potential paths to 270 electoral votes for both candidates. Then, Jake presses former presidential candidate...

Duration:01:25:32

Interview with White House chief of staff Mark Meadows; Interview with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; Interview with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; Tapper on the virus warning that was silenced102520

10/25/2020
First, Jake presses White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on the latest outbreak of the coronavirus in the Vice President's inner circle and surging virus counts across the country. Then, Jake asks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi about the latest in the deadlocked stimulus negotiations in Congress and her plans to run for Speaker again in 2021. Next, Jake talks with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about where she disagrees with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden just nine...

Duration:00:53:06

Interview with senior Trump campaign adviser Lara Trump; Interview with Delaware Sen. Chris Coons; Interview with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker; Interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria

10/18/2020
First, Jake presses senior Trump campaign adviser Lara Trump on President Trump's rallies amid the coronavirus pandemic and the 2020 presidential election. Next, Jake talks with Delaware Sen. Chris Coons about the Biden campaign and confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Then, Jake asks Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker about rising coronavirus cases in his state. Then, Jake talks with CNN's Fareed Zakaria about what the world will looks like after the coronavirus pandemic ends....

Duration:00:45:31

Interview with White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Interview with Biden deputy campaign manager Kate Bedingfield; Interview with Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono; Interview with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson

10/11/2020
First, Jake presses White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on President Trump's constantly shifting position on a potential stimulus deal with Congress. Next, Jake asks Biden deputy campaign manager Kate Bedingfield why Biden won't say if he supports expanding the Supreme Court. Then, Jake talks to Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono about Democrats' strategy to oppose President Trump's Supreme Court pick, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Finally, Jake talks with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson about the...

Duration:00:45:57

Interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta; Interview with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine; Interview with Biden Campaign Senior Adviser Symone Sanders; Interview with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer; Interview with former Trump Deputy Campaign Manager Rick Gates

10/4/2020
First, Jake talks to CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta about the White House's mixed messaging on President Trump's condition. Then, Jake asks Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine about the possibility President Trump was contagious at the debate in his state. Next, Jake presses Biden campaign senior adviser Symone Sanders on how often Joe Biden will be tested for coronavirus. Then, Jake asks Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer about the troubling spike in coronavirus cases in her state. Next,...

Duration:00:47:54

Interview with Jill Biden; Interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Interview with Sen. Tom Cotton; Interview with Sen. Joe Manchin; Interview with former Daily Show host Jon Stewart, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and Burn Pits 360 co-founder Rosie Torres

9/27/2020
First, Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's reacts to President Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Next, Jake presses Republican Sen. Tom Cotton on the GOP push to confirm Barrett just days before the election. Then, Jake pushes Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on the effort by some in his party to expand the size of the Supreme Court. Next, Jake sits down with former Second Lady Jill Biden ahead of the first presidential debate. Finally, Jake talks with...

Duration:00:51:55

Interview with former President Bill Clinton; Interview with Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar; Interview with White House aide Marc Short; Interview with Admiral Brett Giroir; Interviews with Nina Totenberg of NPR, Joan Biskupic of CNN and Irin Carmon of New

9/20/2020
First, Jake talks with former President Bill Clinton about the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Then, he interviews Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and White House aide Marc Short about what comes next for the vacant high court seat. Next, Jake interviews Admiral Brett Giroir on the coronavirus death toll approaching 200,000 in the United States. Finally, Supreme Court reporters Nina Totenberg of NPR, Joan Biskupic of CNN and Irin Carmon of New York Magazine join...

Duration:00:55:53

Interview with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Interview with White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro; Interview with Florida Rep. Val Demings

9/13/2020
First, Jake asks Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about the record wildfires ravaging California, as well as President Trump's response to the crisis. Next, Jake confronts White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro about the President's decision to downplay the risk from the coronavirus early on. Then, Jake presses Democratic Rep. Val Demings of Florida about Congress's failure to reach a coronavirus relief deal. Finally, Jake comments on the controversy surrounding Disney's film "Mulan." To...

Duration:00:44:21

Interview with Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Sen. Kamala Harris; Interview with Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie

9/6/2020
First, Dana sits down for an exclusive wide-ranging interview with Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris. They discuss President Trump's coronavirus response and promises of a vaccine by the end of the year, the national debate over criminal justice reform, campaigning during a pandemic and much more. Then, Dana presses Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on reports that President Trump privately denigrated and demeaned service members killed in combat. To learn more...

Duration:00:42:59

Interview with Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson; Interview with House Intel Chair Rep. Adam Schiff; Interview with CBC Chair Rep. Karen Bass; Interview with FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor; Interview with WNBA star Nneka Ogwumike

8/30/2020
First, Dana presses Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on if President Trump is inflaming tensions following violence in Wisconsin and Oregon. Then, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff responds to the White House decision to cancel in-person election briefings for Congress. Next, Dana asks Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass about President Trump's response to the shooting of Jacob Blake. Then, Dana talks to FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor about the damage from Hurricane Laura...

Duration:00:52:59

Interview with Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf; Interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Interview with Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

8/23/2020
First, Jake presses Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on President Trump's "law and order" messaging and his attacks on mail-in voting. Then, Jake talks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about Democrats' efforts to approve additional Postal Service funds amid stalled coronavirus aid negotiations. Finally, Jake asks former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci about what to expect from the Republican National Convention. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

Duration:00:51:18

Interview with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows; Interview with Former Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders; Interview with Former Presidential Candidate Sen. Cory Booker

8/16/2020
First, Jake presses White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on President Trump’s false attacks on mail-in voting and the crisis at the Postal Service. Then, Jake interviews Sen. Bernie Sanders and asks him about progressive criticism of Sen. Kamala Harris. Finally, Jake asks Sen. Cory Booker about the significance of having Harris on the Democratic ticket and the racist attacks against her. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:52

Interview with White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow; Interview with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; Interview with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

8/9/2020
First, Dana drills down into President Trump's new executive actions and tries to separate truth from fiction with White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow. Then, Dana gets reaction from Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and presses her on whether negotiations on Capitol Hill are dead. Finally, Dana talks to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine about his coronavirus test scare. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:19

Interview with White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx; Interview with House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn; Interview with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson; Interview with former Georgia Gov. candidate Stacey Abrams

8/2/2020
First, Dana presses White House coronavirus coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on why the US is so far behind other countries in trying to contain the coronavirus. Then, Dana talks to House Majority Whip James Clyburn about the latest on the coronavirus aid negotiations on Capitol Hill. Then, Dana asks Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas about President Trump’s efforts to undermine confidence in the election. Then, Dana asks former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams about Joe...

Duration:00:41:01

Interview with White House coronavirus testing czar Adm. Brett Giroir; Interview with top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Interview with Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Karen Bass; Interview with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot; Interview wi

7/26/2020
First, Jake presses Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett Giroir on continued coronavirus testing supply shortages in the U.S. The, Jake talks to President Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow about the administration's plan for another coronavirus relief package, with reaction from Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Karen Bass. Jake also talks to Rep. Bass about reports she's under consideration to be Joe Biden's running mate. Then, Jake talks to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot...

Duration:01:00:04

Interview with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Interview with Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves; Interview with Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley; Interview with Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler; Interview with House Democratic Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn

7/19/2020
First, Jake talks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves about increasing coronavirus cases across the country and whether they will implement a mask mandate or a stay-at-home order. Jake also interviews Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley and House Democratic Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn about the legacy of the late Rep. John Lewis. And Jake talks with Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler about protests in his city and the federal response. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:42:35

Interview with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos; Interview with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; Interview with Miami-Dade County, Florida Mayor Carlos Gimenez; Interview with Fairfax County, Virginia School Superintendent Scott Brabrand

7/12/2020
First, Dana presses Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on the administration’s push to reopen schools in the fall. Then, Dana gets House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s reaction to DeVos and her view on the current state of coronavirus relief negotiations in Congress. Then, Dana talks to Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez on the skyrocketing coronavirus case count in Florida. Finally, Dana visits a Virginia school district for a look at how educators are trying to adapt to the reality of teaching in...

Duration:00:46:42