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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

Trump hosts Michigan GOP Lawmakers in attempt to overturn election

11/20/2020
President-elect Biden meets with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer as President Trump continues to block the transition process. Meanwhile, in Washington, Trump meets with GOP leaders as he continues his effort to subvert the election results. President Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., tests positive for COVID-19. In COVID news, the U.S. sees 187,000 new cases in a single day. The death toll tops 253,000 as the virus rages at a record-breaking pace. To learn more about...

Duration:00:42:09

Biden, Harris Meet with Bipartisan Governors on Covid-19 Crisis

11/20/2020
Biden says that Trump’s election claims show incredible irresponsibility, “are damaging” and send a “horrible message”. Trump intensifies his fight to undo the will of voters, inviting Michigan lawmakers to White House as his lawyers spew lies. The CDC recommends against Thanksgiving travel as cases surge across the country. The U.S. tops 251,000 Covid deaths, 11.6 million cases. Fired DHS Cyber Chief, Chris Krebbs, calls Giuliani news conference “the most dangerous 1hr 45min of tv in...

Duration:00:46:10

U.S. Nears a Quarter of a Million COVID Deaths

11/18/2020
Biden holds virtual talks with frontline health care workers. Biden warns COVID-19 response could be behind “by weeks or months” as Trump blocks transition. Trump bunkered in White House attacking the election and democracy with false claims and firings. Lingering divide among Senate Republicans on whether Biden transition process should begin. Representative Adam Schiff: Trump is “dragging down our democracy.” New York City public schools to close tomorrow until further notice. Pfizer:...

Duration:00:40:03

Biden Moves Ahead With National Security Planning

11/18/2020
Trump is planning on cutting troops in Afghanistan and Iraq before Biden takes office in January. The United States tops 248,000 Covid deaths with 11.2+ million cases as states announce new restrictions amid a surging pandemic. Pfizer says their vaccine has reached its safety milestone, and the company is preparing to file for emergency use with the FDA. The American Medical Association, and other medical groups call on Trump administration to share Covid information with the Biden...

Duration:00:36:41

Biden Says "More People May Die" If Trump Keeps Blocking Transition

11/17/2020
President Donald Trump still refuses to concede and continues to push baseless conspiracy theories about the recent presidential election. United States President Elect Joe Biden says that President Trump and the GOP are refusing to allow the transition is "more embarrassing than debilitating" to the country. Biden also says that it is a shame "if it has to wait until January 20 to actually become operational... but maybe that's the only way to get it done." Biden is "hopeful" that Trump...

Duration:00:37:25

Trump Refuses to Acknowledge Loss, First Remarks Since Defeat

11/14/2020
CNN projects Biden wins Georgia, now has 306 Electoral College votes to Trump’s 232. Trump repeats false claim of “rigged election” as Biden reached 306 electoral votes. Trump campaign drops legal challenges in Arizona and Pennsylvania. Trump adviser compares President to 1991 Detroit Pistons, says don’t expect handshakes, likely he’ll just walk off the court. Biden aides say he’ll spend weekend on Cabinet picks, not interested in “food fight” with General Services Administration. U.S....

Duration:00:40:42

Trump Refuses to Acknowledge Loss, First Remarks Since Defeat

11/13/2020
CNN projects Biden wins Georgia, now has 306 Electoral College votes to Trump’s 232. Trump repeats false claim of “rigged election” as Biden reached 306 electoral votes. Trump campaign drops legal challenges in Arizona and Pennsylvania. Trump adviser compares President to 1991 Detroit Pistons, says don’t expect handshakes, likely he’ll just walk off the court. Biden aides say he’ll spend weekend on Cabinet picks, not interested in “food fight” with General Services Administration. U.S....

Duration:00:40:42

Crack Widening Between Trump & Top Republicans on Briefing Biden

11/13/2020
Lindsey Graham is among a growing number of GOP senators that say Biden should be getting Presidential daily briefings. Trumps eldest children are split on what his path forward should be. Source says that Trump is feeling “dejected” as more advisers voice doubt about whether his strategy to contest the election will succeed. Meanwhile Biden speaks to world leaders including Pope Francis, and is beginning a push to pass a bipartisan Covid relief package in congress’ lame duck session. U.S....

Duration:00:38:59

Biden Meets with Transition Advisors

11/11/2020
Sources say President-elect Joe Biden likely to name Chief of Staff soon, cabinet nominees next month. Biden discussing climate change in conversations with world leaders. President Donald Trump meets with advisers to discuss path forward as some say privately there’s almost no chance legal challenges will succeed. Biden poised to announce White House Chief of Staff as early as Thursday; Ron Klain is leading finalist. Wolf one-on-one with Senator Bernie Sanders. Senator Sanders says what...

Duration:00:39:45

Biden: Transition is "Well Under Way," Calls Trump's Refusal to Concede "An Embarrassment""

11/10/2020
The Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, is refusing to acknowledge United States President-elect Joe Biden's win. On Tuesday, while speaking at the State Department, Pompeo said in part, "there will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration." Sources tell CNN, White House officials are advising agencies to prepare their budgets as if Trump won the election. United States President-elect Joe Biden projected confidence about his transition to the White House, despite Donald Trump's...

Duration:00:38:10

Biden Names Coronavirus Advisory Board

11/10/2020
US tops 10 million coronavirus cases and 237,000 deaths. Pfizer says it’s Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective. Wolf goes one on one with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Agency overseeing the presidential transition hasn’t recognized Biden’s victory, and they're withholding funds and national security tools. Trump fires defense secretary, lashes out after election loss. Vice President Pence tweets “this ain’t over” as Trump team refuses to accept defeat. McConnell: “Trump is 100% within his rights...

Duration:00:42:33

Biden Prepares for Presidency While Trump Denies Loss

11/8/2020
President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to assume his role as the new commander in chief. The current President, Donald Trump, however, appears to still be in denial refusing to concede. Biden will take the Oath of Office in the inauguration in 73 days. To win the presidency, the nominee needs at least 270 votes. Currently, the president-elect is projected to win at least 279 votes and that number could rise. Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina remain too close to call. Former...

Duration:00:40:59

Trump And Biden Fight For Votes In Final Hours Before Election Day

11/3/2020
Trump and Biden Fight for votes in final hours before election day; 96+ million votes have been cast, 70% of total votes in 2016. Federal Judge rejects the GOP bid to toss out 127,00 ballots in Texas. Trump: Vote counting can be physically dangerous"; Source: Trump campaign aides more optimistic than on election eve 2016. Retailer boarding up stores, bracing for possible unrest. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:50

Trump and Biden campaign in Midwest battleground states

10/30/2020
With the election only four days away, more than 60% of the total 2016 turnout has already been cast. Wrapping up his swing of Midwestern states, Trump pushes new conspiracy theory that doctors are overcounting COVID deaths to make more money. Meanwhile, Biden, on his own tour of the Midwest, continues making his vow to shut down the virus. Fresh off the campaign trail for Joe Biden, Wolf goes one-on-one with former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. New key coronavirus model predicts...

Duration:00:40:06

Trump & Biden Hold Dueling Rallies in Florida in Final Sprint

10/30/2020
Biden tells rally crowd: “if Florida goes blue, its over. 80+million ballots have already been cast so far representing more than a third of registered voters. US tops 228,000 Covid deaths, nears 9 million cases as no state is trending in the right direction. Trump cancels rally in North Carolina due to weather. White House Chief of Staff Meadows deflects question on why the administration isn’t following its own pandemic guidelines, talks about sanitizer instead. Dr. Birx cedes White House...

Duration:00:37:31

Record 74+ Million Early Ballots Cast 6 Days Before Election

10/28/2020
More than 74 million voters have cast their early ballots with only 6 days to go until the presidential election. That number represents more than half of the total number of votes cast in the 2016 Presidential Election. Covid-19 cases are steadily rising in the United States. On Wednesday, the death toll rose to more than 227,000 people, along with 8.8 million cases. Dr. Anthony Fauci says, a coronavirus vaccine will not be available until January 2021 at the “earliest”. Despite the rise in...

Duration:00:40:25

Trump on Defense One Week Before Election, Campaigning in 3 States He Won in 2016

10/27/2020
President Donald Trump is playing defense in three key states where he won the presidency in 2016. He visited Wisconsin, the epicenter of America's quickening viral surge, along with Michigan and Nebraska ​on Tuesday. During his three-state swing, he spoke about how he is "working his a** off." He also attempted to create the impression that the pandemic is over, as cases continuously rise. Now, more than 226 thousand Americans have lost their lives to Covid-19. The country is facing more...

Duration:00:38:53

Trump & Biden Campaign in Must Win Battleground State of Pennsylvania

10/27/2020
U.S. Tops 225,000 Covid Deaths, 8.6 million cases as daily case average hits high point of pandemic. U.S. hits Covid record, averaging 68,700+ daily cases as multiple states report record hospitalizations. Trump again says the virus is under control while his chief of staff says you can’t control the pandemic. Trump and Biden are both campaigning in Pennsylvania today. Trump holds 3 rallies today in frantic fight for must win Pennsylvania. Trump threatens Pennsylvania Governor, claiming that...

Duration:00:39:15

Biden: Trump has "given up" on fighting pandemic

10/23/2020
With the U.S. nearing 224,000 deaths and 8.5 million cases of COVID-19, the campaigning for the White House continues with Trump in Florida and Biden in Delaware. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:08

FDA Approves Remdesivir for Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

10/23/2020
U.S. Coronavirus death toll tops 222,000 and 8.3 million cases with more than 1,000 deaths just in the last day. FDA approves Remdesivir for hospitalized Covid-19 patients; becomes the first approved Covid treatment in U.S.. Study shows that up to 210,000 lives could have been saved with a more robust federal response. Wolf goes one on one with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows prior to tonights final Presidential Debate. Meadows sheds some light on ongoing stimulus talks. Trump tests...

Duration:00:48:01