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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 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.

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

Interview with FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn; Interview with Austin Mayor Steve Adler; Interview with Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa; Interview with Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois

7/5/2020
First, Dana Bash interviews FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn about a claim made by President Trump that 99% of coronavirus cases are "totally harmless.” Then, Dana speaks to Austin Mayor Steve Adler about his reaction to the President’s claim and how soon Austin hospitals will reach capacity. Next, Dana talks with GOP Senator Joni Ernst about President Trump’s leadership in the coronavirus crisis and her new book. Finally, Dana speaks to Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth about the debate over...

Duration:00:40:48

Interview with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar; Interview with former National Security Adviser John Bolton; Interview with Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina

6/28/2020
First, Jake interviews Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar about the escalating coronavirus pandemic and how the United states is trying to stop it. Then, Jake talks with former National Security Adviser John Bolton in a wide-ranging interview on reports that Russia is offering a bounty for terrorists in Afghanistan to kill US troops and his experiences in the Trump White House. Then, Jake interviews Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina about the President retweeting a...

Duration:00:50:09

Interview with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler; Interview with former US Attorney Preet Bharara; Interview with White House adviser Peter Navarro; Interview with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Interview with former Defense Secret

6/21/2020
First, Jake talks with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler about the President’s decision to fire the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman and criticisms made by former National Security Adviser John Bolton about the impeachment investigation. Then, Jake interviews former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara on why President Trump and Attorney General Barr wanted Berman gone. Then, Jake speaks to White House adviser...

Duration:00:49:32

Interview with House Democratic Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn; Interview with White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Interview with Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota; Interview with Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma

6/14/2020
First, Jake talks with House Democratic Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn about the killing of Rayshard Brooks and upcoming policing reform legislation in Congress. Then, Jake interviews White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on the current recession and the lack of transparency in government coronavirus relief loans. Next, Jake talks with Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota about the 'defund the police' movement. Then, Jake talks with Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma about President...

Duration:00:40:47

Interview with former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell; Interview with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson; Interview with Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Karen Bass

6/7/2020
First, Jake talks with former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell in a wide-ranging interview on President Trump's leadership during nationwide protests on racial injustice and America's role in the world. Powell says he is supporting former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Then, Jake interviews Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on whether the President's recent comments and tweets are exacerbating racial tensions in the United States. Then, Jake asks...

Duration:00:44:08

Interview with St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter; Interview with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Interview with New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker; Interview with National security adviser Robert O’Brien; Interview with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan

5/31/2020
First, Jake talks with St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter about the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota and protests nationwide over his death. Then, Jake interviews Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on the threat of coronavirus during these protests and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on how to fight racism in the United States. Next, Jake talks with national security adviser Robert O’Brien about President Trump's response to the protests and riots across the country. Finally, Jake asks Maryland...

Duration:00:47:57

Interview with White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett; Interview with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy; Interview with Florida Sen. Rick Scott; Interview with Florida Rep. Val Demings

5/24/2020
First, Dana talks with White House adviser Kevin Hassett about the economic outlook during the coronavirus pandemic and another potential aid package from Congress. Then, Dana interviews New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy about beaches reopening on Memorial Day and how his state is reopening the economy. Next, Dana talks with Florida Sen. Rick Scott about President Trump ordering houses of worship open nationwide and how Florida is handling the coronavirus pandemic. Finally, Dana talks with Florida...

Duration:00:43:13

Interview with Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar; Interview with California Gov. Gavin Newsom; Interview with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine; Interview with Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.

5/17/2020
First, Jake talks with Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar about the US testing response to the coronavirus pandemic and what's next as states being to reopen. Then, Jake talks to California Gov. Gavin Newsom about his state's looming budget deficit amid the coronavirus outbreak. Next, Jake talks to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine about efforts to reopen his state and whether students will be back in school this fall. And Jake presses Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on his speculation about...

Duration:01:00:03

Interview with White House senior economic adviser Kevin Hassett; Interview with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker; Interview with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Interview with Regeneron CEO Leonard Schleifer.

5/10/2020
First, Jake talks with White House senior economic adviser Kevin Hassett about dire new economic numbers during the coronavirus outbreak and new cases among White House staff. Then, Jake interviews Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker about his plan to reopen his state in the face of continued new cases and deaths. Next, Jake talks with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms about her coronavirus response, the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery and speculation about the vice presidential nomination. Then, Jake...

Duration:00:45:37

Interview with White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow; Interview with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer; Interview with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan; Interview with Michigan Congressman and Libertarian Presidential Candidate Justin Amash

5/3/2020
First, Jake interviews White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow on the status of further stimulus packages and the push within the White House to reopen the economy. Then, Jake talks with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer about the protests in her state and Joe Biden's denial of Tara Reade's sexual assault allegation. Next, Jake talks with Maryland GOP Governor Larry Hogan about his state's need for financial assistance from the federal government and his acquiring of tests from South...

Duration:00:45:51

Interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Interview with White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx; Interview with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis; Interview with former Georgia House Democratic Leader Stacey Abrams.

4/26/2020
First, Jake interviews Speaker Nancy Pelosi on how Congress is responding to the coronavirus outbreak and her view of the Trump administration's response. Then, Jake talks with White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on efforts to ramp up testing in the United States and President Trump's recent comments on disinfectants. Next, Jake talks with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis about his efforts to begin to reopen his state's economy despite warnings from public health...

Duration:00:47:54

Interview with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; Interview with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer; Interview with Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia; Interview with Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland; Interview with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan

4/19/2020
First, Jake interviews Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the latest in the negotiations in Congress for more small business loan funding and the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy. Then, Jake talks with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer about his view on the possible deal and the administration's coronavirus testing system. Then, Jake talks with three governors about the coronavirus outbreaks in their states: Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia, Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland...

Duration:00:51:57

Interview with top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci; Interview with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy; Interview with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson; Interview with New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham

4/12/2020
First, Jake interviews top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on whether the United States could have saved lives by starting social distancing measures earlier as the number of coronavirus deaths in the United States continues to climb. Next, Jake talks about the coronavirus response throughout the country with three key governors: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. And finally, Jake breaks down the President's...

Duration:00:44:31

Interview with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; Interview with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards; Interview with Illinois Governor JB Pritzker; Interview with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn

4/5/2020
First, Jake interviews Secretary of Defense Mark Esper about how the military is mobilizing to respond to coronavirus. Next, Jake talks with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards about the rapidly escalating crisis in his state. Then, Jake talks with Illinois Governor JB Pritzker about how his state is obtaining lifesaving medical supplies. Next, Jake speaks with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, who was selected to chair the House committee overseeing stimulus spending. And finally, Jake has a...

Duration:00:45:51

Interview with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; Interview with top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci; Interview with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; Interview with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer; Interview with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee; Inte

3/29/2020
First, Jake interviews Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak and the $2 trillion relief package passed by Congress this week. Next, Jake talks with top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci about how long to expect the outbreak to last and what can be done to stop it. Then, Jake talks with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts about the...

Duration:01:00:26

Interview with FEMA administrator Peter Gaynor; Interview with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker; Interview with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.

3/22/2020
First, Jake discusses the latest in the federal government's response to the coronavirus pandemic with FEMA administrator Peter Gaynor, including what officials are doing to get masks and other supplies to states as soon as possible. Next, Jake talks with Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on his stay-at-home order over the coronavirus outbreak. Then, Jake interviews Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York about the impact of coronavirus in her district and the negotiations for a relief...

Duration:00:40:34