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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

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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New York, NY

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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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@CNNSitroom

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Episodes

Verdict Handed Down in Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

4/21/2021
Jurors reach verdict in murder trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges in death of George Floyd To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:03:12

Jury Deliberates in Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

4/20/2021
Brooklyn Center mayor, Mike Elliot, joins Wolfe to talk about rising tensions amid the trial deliberations. FedEx shooter legally purchased guns despite FBI concerns. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:27

Gunman Who Killed 8 at FedEx Site Identified as Former Employee

4/16/2021
Sources: authorities were warned about gunman's potential for violence; FBI: "Premature to speculate" FedEx shooter's motives; President Joe Biden holds news conference with Japanese Prime Minister, addresses gun control agenda after latest mass shooting in U.S. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:44

Biden Hits Russia With Strict Sanctions, Expels Diplomats Over Cyberattack

4/16/2021
President Joe Biden hits Russia with strict sanctions, expelling diplomats over cyberattack, election interference and "abuses" in Crimea. A senior official says that Biden is seeking a "stable and predictable" relationship with Russia. The United States has now formally blamed Russia for massive solarwinds cyberattack as Biden imposes strict new sanctions. Biden's administration confirms that a Russian agent shared 2016 Trump polling data as a part of their election interference efforts....

Duration:00:40:39

Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright Arrested, Charged With 2nd Degree Manslaughter

4/15/2021
Officer who shot Daunte Wright arrested, charged with 2nd degree manslaughter; 3100+ national guard troops activated in Twin Cities area this week; Wright family lawyer: "This was no accident This an intenional deliberate, and unlawful use of force; Curfew extended in Brooklyn City, MN as city braces for 4th night of unrest. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:16

Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Man Resigned Along With Police Chief

4/14/2021
Officer who fatally shot unarmed man resigned along with police chief; Use of force experts testifies Chauvin's actions in Floyd arrest were "justified as defense begins case; United States calls for pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clotting concerning, CD advisory panel to hold emergency meeting tomorrow; Daunte Wright's grieving family demands justice; mom sys "Our hearts pulled out of our chests" National guard on alert in Minnesota area amid Chauvin murder trail, unrest over...

Duration:00:40:44

State Of Emergency, Curfew Ordered After Fatal Police Shooting Near Minneapolis

4/13/2021
Police: Officer shouted "taser," but fired gun instead fatally shooting Daunte Wright during a routine traffic stop. Not far from the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, the prosecution wraps its case in the Chauvin murder trial. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:46:16

Forensic Expert Testifies Floyd Killed by Lack of Oxygen due to Police Force

4/10/2021
Medical examiner stands by ruling that Floyd’s death was a homicide, says heart disease, drug use played a role, but weren’t direct cause. Soon: Rep. Matt Gaetz speaks to GOP group as house opens investigation of sexual misconduct allegations. CDC warns Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations rising, especially among young people, while deaths going down. Fauci: some “breakthrough” Covid cases after vaccination “not surprising”. Britain’s Prince Phillip dies at 99 years of age. Prosecutors: NRA...

Duration:00:40:55

One Dead, Multiple Injuries In Bryan, Texas Shooting

4/8/2021
Expert: Lack Of Oxygen Killed Floyd, Not Drugs Or Bad Health Expert: Chauvin kept knee on Floyd's neck 3+ minutes after the last breath. Expert: A healthy person who was subjected to what Mr. Floyd was subjected to would have died. GOP Rep. Gaetz in potential peril as his associate is likely to strike a plea deal in sex trafficking probe. Sen. Joe Manchin talks to CNN about role as power broker during Biden presidency. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:51:41

Multiple Police Witnesses Who Say Excessive force Was Used against George Floyd

4/8/2021
New testimony echoes multiple police witnesses who say Derek Chauvin used excessive force on George Floyd.Use-of-force expert: Floyd "did not" pose immediate threat to police or bystander during restraint, didn't make threats. It is unclear what George Floyd said to the police about drugs while being detained. Biden pushing hard for infrastructure plan. Sources: Rep Matt Gaetz sought a preemptive pardon from Trump, but the request was never seriously considered. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:00:40:18

MLB announces ALL-STAR game moving to Denver after Atlanta nixed over new Georgia voting law

4/7/2021
Prosecution builds case that Chauvin’s knee on Floyd’s neck violated policy in new testimony by police officials, expert; Police use-of-force instructor: Chauvin’s knee on Floyd’s neck not an authorized restraint;Biden moves up vaccine eligibility for all adults to April 19 as California set to fully reopen in June amid falling case;Medical experts & state officials debate ethics of “vaccine passports”; Biden: “Reassuring” to see businesses reject new “Jim Crow laws”; McConnell warns...

Duration:00:40:03

Minneapolis Police Chief: Chauvin "Absolutely" Violated Neck Restraint Policy

4/6/2021
ER doctor who tried to save Floyd's life says a lack of oxygen was likely the cause of his death. Defense argues drug use could have led to lack of oxygen cited as the likely cause of Floyd's death. Biden vows to push infrastructure plan "as hard as I can" as Democrats remain split and Republicans attack. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:24

D.C. National Guard Deployed to Capitol after Officers Attacked

4/3/2021
One officer killed, one wounded, attacker dead at U.S. capitol. Suspect in Capitol car attack posted about fears of FBI, CIA week before ramming officer. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:54:13

Day 4 of Testimony In Trial of Ex-Officer Charged in George Floyd's Death

4/2/2021
Former Police Supervisor Testifies About Chauvin's Use of Force. Paramedics testify about treating George Floyd: "I thought he was dead," he was "unresponsive". New Chauvin audio played at trial, says he had to hold George Floyd down because "he was going crazy". Sources: Feds investigating if Representative Matt Gaetz's (FL) involvement with young women broke sex trafficking and prostitution laws. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:24

Biden Unveils $2.2 Trillion Infrastructure And Jobs Plan

4/1/2021
Biden unveils $2.2 trillion Infrastructure and jobs plan, aims to rebuild roads, bridges, school and reshape economy. Biden seeks corporate tax rate hike from 21% to 28% to pay for it. GOP's McConnell signals opposition to Biden infrastructure plan due to "massive tax increase," impact on United States debt. Day three of testimony in trail of ex-officer accuses of killing George Floyd. Graphic video of George Floyd arrest from multiple police body cams shown in Derek Chauvin Murder trail. To...

Duration:00:43:01

Floyd family lawyer responds to day 2 of Chauvin trial testimony and COVID-19 origins

3/31/2021
Dramatic testimony in trial of ex-officer charged in George Floyd’s death: “I believe I witnessed a murder”; Witnesses: Chauvin seemed to kneel harder on Floyd as onlookers protested; Defense says crowd distracted officers; Firefighter: Police wouldn’t let me check on George Floyd’s condition; Witness: George Floyd was “in very much danger,”; Judge admonishes witness not to argue with defense attorney; U.S. & 13 other nations express “concerns” that W.H.O. study on COVID-19 origins was...

Duration:00:53:59

Breaking Down Day 1 of the Derek Chauvin Trial

3/29/2021
Prosecution, defense offer competing causes of George Floyd's death. Prosecutor: Ex-officer Derek Chauvin "betrayed" his badge, used excessive and unreasonable force on George Floyd. Dispatcher: Called sergeant while watching video of Floyd arrest; felt "something wasn't right," was "voicing my concerns". Biden warns war against COVID-19 "far from won". First real-world study finds Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 90% effective after two doses, 80% effective after one. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:00:40:51

Justice Department Looking At New Georgia Law Restricting Voting

3/26/2021
President Joe Biden says that the Justice Department is looking at the new Georgia Law that restricts voting. Biden slams the new Georgia law, saying that it is a "blatant attack" on the constitution and "Jim Crow in the 21st century" that "must end." Civil Rights groups are now suing over the sweeping limits on Georgia voter access. The law includes a ban on giving food and water to voters in line. Biden calls the new restrictions "an atrocity." The White House is deeply concerned about the...

Duration:00:41:04

Biden Makes “No Apologies” for Rollback of Trump Border Policies

3/26/2021
Biden sets new vaccine goal of 200 million shots in first 100 days. Biden says action on gun control is a matter of timing, but fails to explain what he’ll do. Biden: “put all my focus” on Covid and economic crisis ahead of long-term problems like guns and immigration. Reports of multiple deaths after a tornado in Alabama. Boulder shooting suspect held without bail in first court appearance, mental health evaluation ordered. Pfizer begins vaccine trial in children ages 5-11. Biden warns...

Duration:00:41:45

White House Officials, Lawmakers Tour Border Facility Housing Migrants

3/25/2021
Source: Investigators trying to determine suspect’s connection to grocery store location. Biden assigns Harris to lead diplomatic efforts to stem migrant surge at the southern border. Police officer killed in Boulder massacre honored with procession. Senate Republicans and Democrat Joe Manchin resisting Biden’s push for expanded gun background checks. New video shows bear spray assault on Capitol police officer who died after riot. AstraZeneca says it will release fresh vaccine data as...

Duration:00:44:11