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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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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

U.S. nears 5 million cases with 160,000+ deaths as testing declines in 29 states.

8/8/2020
Stimulus talks collapse as the U.S. coronavirus case count and death toll continues to rise. With testing declining in 29 states, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo clears schools to reopen next month. With the virus largely under control, New York City may be the only big U.S. city to allow in-person classes. Trump seizes on Biden's comments regarding African American diversity. In Georgia, a 7 year old becomes one of the state's youngest victims of the coronavirus and a local high school...

Duration:00:38:13

U.S. deaths top 159,000, death rate up 15 states

8/6/2020
Key model forecasts nearly 300,000 deaths by December, but says consistent mask-wearing could save 70,000 lives, Trump claims optimism about vaccine by election day, says it "wouldn't hurt" his chances of winning, Texas coronavirus positivity rate up for fifth day in a row

Duration:00:40:23

Trump "Still Doesn't Get" Severity Of Pandemic

8/6/2020
Awaiting Trump's Q-and-A at coronavirus briefing. A source says that Trump "still doesn't get" severity of the pandemic. Trump says the pandemic "will go away like things go away." United States coronavirus deaths top 157,000 with more than 4.8 million coronavirus cases as the United States sees the highest one-day death toll in two months. Fauci says that the United States has suffered from the coronavirus "as much or worse than anyone." Fauci also says that the United States moved too fast...

Duration:00:53:35

Trump Says "It Is What It Is" About Rising Coronavirus Tolls

8/4/2020
Awaiting Trump Q-and-A at coronavirus briefing. "He didn't come to my inauguration" said Trump when he was asked about Rep. John Lewis. The United States coronavirus death toll surpasses 156,000, with more than 4.7 million cases. Trump says "it is what it is" about the rising toll. Trump claims that the United States is doing better than other countries despite leading the world by far in cases and deaths. A source says that the White House eyed executive action "by end of week" if...

Duration:00:40:57

Rate Of New Coronavirus Deaths Trending Up In 30 States

8/4/2020
Awaiting Trump's coronavirus briefing as he attacks and contradicts Dr. Birx, for the first time, following her warning that virus is "widespread" in the United States. Trump says he's "totally involved" with stimulus talks and claims Democrats "want bailout money." Trump keeps pushing drug despite warning as task force disputes claims. There is still no sign of "full and complete" health care plan Trump promised two weeks ago. Trump had promised action in "two weeks" but missed deadline....

Duration:00:39:28

Record Number of Coronavirus Cases Reported to W.H.O.

7/31/2020
U.S. cases surpass 4.5 million. U.S deaths near 153,000 as CDC forecasts about 20,000 more deaths in three weeks. CDC Director: In public’s “best interest” for schools to reopen. Trump ramps up effort to sow doubt in 2020 vote, warns of “greatest election disaster in history.” Extra federal unemployment benefits expire tonight while White House and Pelosi trade jabs. Governor issues state of emergency as hurricane barrels toward Florida; State reports fourth straight day of record virus...

Duration:00:39:12

Trump Briefing After He Suggests Delaying Election

7/30/2020
U.S. cases near 4.5 million with 151,000+ deaths. It is the highest one-day toll reported since May. U.S reports 1,400+ deaths a day, about one every minute. U.S. economy suffers worst quarter plunge ever as Covid cases surge. Obama slams Trump over voting rights and protest response in powerful eulogy to John Lewis. Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain Dies from coronavirus. Florida sets the record for Covid-19 deaths for 3rd straight day. Florida closing all state-run testing...

Duration:00:50:04

Trump Touts Unproven Drug and "Alien DNA" Doctor As Virus Deaths Rise

7/30/2020
Trump Touts Unproven Drug and "Alien DNA" Doctor As Virus Deaths Rise.Trump attended a fundraiser in Texas where where would've been joined by Texas Representative Louie Gohmert who has now tested positive for the corona virus. The NBA is set to resume its season as no one tested positive for the virus after its fourth testing run. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver plans to continue to test players throughout the season to ensure that everyone on the campus is safe.

Duration:00:43:46

Trump Holds Briefing After Promoting Virus Misinformation

7/29/2020
U.S. Cases top 4.3 million as infection rate rises in 22 states. U.S. deaths near 150,000 after reporting 1,000 in one day. Florida governor touts “Positive Developments in fight against virus as state sees record deaths in a day. Major League Baseball postpones multiple games after Miami Marlins players test positive for coronavirus. NFL cancels 2020 preseason games due to coronavirus. Russia claims it will approve first coronavirus vaccine within two weeks despite safety and effectiveness...

Duration:00:58:05

United States Deaths Top147,000, Averages 900 deaths a day

7/28/2020
The United States cases surge past 4.2 million, one fourth of global total. Dr Fauci states that researchers hope to get at least 15,000 volunteers enrolled by the end of the week for vaccine trail run. Trump defends pandemic response, urges governors to re-open states after his national security advisor tested positive for virus.

Duration:00:39:32

U.S. Records Over 1,000 Deaths for Third Straight Day

7/25/2020
California reports its highest one-day coronavirus death toll. CDC says kids should go to school unless transmission is uncontrolled. Dr. Fauci says shutdowns would be unnecessary, but some spots may need a step back. McDonald’s and Chipotle to require customers to wear masks. White House glossing over Trumps reversals on virus as deaths surge. Dr. Birx warns Florida, Texas, and California are like “Three New York's” as virus deaths soar. Trump says he “often regrets” some of his tweets,...

Duration:00:39:50

Florida And California Set Records For Deaths In A Day

7/24/2020
Trump holds briefing as United States coronavirus cases top four million and about one million reported in the past 15 days. Trump holds briefing without Fauci for the third day. The United States coronavirus death toll exceeds 143,000, as new deaths top 1,000 for two straight days. Trump says that timing is not right for Jacksonville convention. Trump cancels Jacksonville portion of GOP convention. Florida and California set records for deaths in a day. Florida reports a record 173 deaths...

Duration:00:59:24

Trump Holds Coronavirus Briefing After Warning The Pandemic Will Get Worse

7/23/2020
The United States death toll tops 142,000 after reporting more than 1,000 deaths in one day. The rate of new coronavirus cases are rising in more than half of the states in the country. Coronavirus hospitalizations in the United States are nearing April's peak. A key model projects nearly 220,000 deaths by November, about 5,000 fewer than the last forecast due to mask mandates. California hits new daily peak of 12,807 cases as United States is on track to add one million cases in just two...

Duration:00:40:05

Trump's Coronavirus Briefing Returns Without Doctors

7/22/2020
The United States nears four million cases with more than 141,000 deaths. New coronavirus cases steady or falling in as many states as where cases are rising. CDC data shows that many more people have been infected than the official numbers show. California tops 400,000 cases and is now close to surpassing New York. Florida governor claims that the stateis "on the right course" as cases surge. Trump's coronavirus briefing returns, likely without doctors, since April. Fauci says "I was not...

Duration:00:53:52

New Cases Up In 31 States As CDC Predicts More United States Deaths

7/21/2020
The United States death toll tops 140,000 with more than 3.8 million cases. New cases are up in 31 states as the CDC predicts 17,000 new United States deaths over the next three weeks and hospitalizations rise sharply. Los Angeles County breaks the daily record for hospitalizations. The Los Angeles mayor is on the "brink" of issuing a new stay-at-home order. Florida sees another day with more than 10,000 new cases reported. Atlanta mayor says that the Georgia governor is trying to "restrain"...

Duration:00:39:39

White House Blocks CDC Officials from Testifying

7/18/2020
The White House is blocking US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield and other officials from the agency from testifying before a House Education and Labor Committee hearing on reopening schools next week, just as the debate over sending children back to classrooms has flared up across the US. CNN's Brian Todd investigates so-called 'Covid parties' as the number of hospitalized coronavirus patients continue to rise. Director of the National Institutes of...

Duration:00:40:45

Florida Reports New One-Day Record Of 156 Coronavirus Deaths

7/17/2020
United States coronavirus cases top 3.5 million with more than 138,000 deaths as the number of new cases are rising in 39 states. Florida reports a new one-day record of 156 deaths and more than 13,000 new infections in a single day. More than 50 Florida hospitals have reached capacity in their intensive care units. The Miami mayor asks for more CDC guidance as coronravirus cases surge in the state of Florida. The Texas governor refuses to shutdown as state breaks daily coronavirus case...

Duration:00:39:48

California Reports Second Highest One-Day Increase In New Cases And Deaths

7/16/2020
The United States coronavirus death toll nears 137,000 as cases rise in 38 states. California reports its second highest one-day increase in new cases and deaths. California shatters record with more than 11,000 cases in one day. More than 301,000 cases have been reported in the new pandemic epicenter in Florida. Oklahoma governor tests positive as state reports record number of new cases. Washington state extends its freeze on reopenings. Trump talks infrastructure in Georgia as pandemic...

Duration:00:40:12

Trump Speaks From White House Rose Garden

7/14/2020
United States death toll surpasses 136,000 as new cases rise in 37 states. Trump speaks to reporters from the White House Rose Garden. A new study says that the Moderna vaccine induced immune responses in all participants, no safety concerns identified. A new vaccine study is set to be released as Moderna is set to start its late-stage trial on July 27. Fauci says that "you can trust me" on coronavirus knowledge Trump says more White people are killed by police than Black people. Trump also...

Duration:00:48:58

One Out Of Every 100 Americans Has Been Infected With Coronavirus

7/13/2020
The United States death tool has surpassed 135,000. Now, one out of every 100 Americans has been infected with coronavirus. California governor orders a sweeping rollback of indoor activities. The rollback includes indoor operations like restaurants and bars. California's two largest school districts won't reopen next month. Florida governor is scheduled to speak as the state shatters the United States' record for new coronavirus infections in one day. Florida's cases now top 282,000...

Duration:00:39:57