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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 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit 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 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit 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 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

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Episodes

Memphis “SCORPION unit” under scrutiny after Tyre Nichols’ death

1/27/2023
We’re standing by for the expected release of an arrest video showing the fatal encounter between Tyre Nichols and five former Memphis police officers. The Nichols family and officials warn the footage is extremely disturbing. We’re also getting our first look at the brutal attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband last October. A San Francisco court released video of the suspect breaking into the couple’s home and lunging at the 82-year-old Paul Pelosi with a hammer. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:01:14:08

Sources: law enforcement agencies bracing for release of Tyre Nichols’ arrest footage

1/26/2023
Five former Memphis police officers are facing murder charges due to the death of Tyre Nichols. Law enforcement agencies across the country are bracing for reaction to footage which a top Tennessee official called sickening. We discuss all the latest developments with the executive director of the Memphis NAACP. Plus, new details emerge on the timeline for western tanks pledged to Ukraine for its fight against Russia. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:01:18:52

Biden: U.S. sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

1/25/2023
The United States has pledged to arm Ukraine with some of the most sophisticated tanks on the planet. Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) joins to discuss strategic objectives in Ukraine. Plus, Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has announced Donald Trump will be allowed back on their platforms. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:19:01

Major breakthrough for military support to Ukraine

1/24/2023
The United States and Germany appear poised to deliver sophisticated tanks as they urge Ukrainians to turn the focus from brutal battles in the east to a renewed offense in the south. Plus: Former Vice President Mike Pence is now facing his own document controversy after about a dozen classified records were found in his Indiana home. And: The latest gut-wrenching developments out of California, the scene of back-to-back mass shootings. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...

Duration:01:18:49

Update for January 23, 2023

1/23/2023
There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:00:17

New U.S. moves against mercenary group aiding Russia’s war

1/20/2023
As Ukrainian forces train for the next big battle against Russia, the Biden administration is taking new action against a mercenary group aiding Vladimir Putin’s war. This as the United States and Germany are in a standoff over sending tanks to Ukraine. The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to discuss. Plus, the DOJ signals it won’t comply with House Republican’s demands for information on investigations, including the Biden documents probe. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:00:40:03

Dow falls lower amid recession fears

1/19/2023
A high stakes political standoff emerges over rising the debt ceiling after the U.S. hits its $31 trillion limit. The threat of an economically disastrous default is now hanging over Congress, the White House, and every American. Also, a new report that CIA Director William Burns made a secret trip to Ukraine to brief President Zelensky and share U.S. intelligence on Russia’s next move. Also, actor and producer Alec Baldwin now faces criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a crew member on...

Duration:00:39:53

Fiery crash kills 14 including Ukraine officials and a child

1/18/2023
A fiery helicopter crash near Kyiv kills 14 people including key government officials and a child. A top state department spokesperson joins to answer what the U.S. is learning about the crash. Plus, the Biden White House is sticking to the script as its new strategy for dealing with the classified documents crisis takes shape. Plus, prosecutors reveal chilling new evidence in the case of the Massachusetts man formally charged with killing his wife. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:39:39

Netherlands PM: will join in sending Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine

1/17/2023
Another child’s body is found in the rubble of a Ukrainian residential apartment building as the death toll from a powerful Russian missile attack rises. White House official John Kirby joins to answer whether enough U.S. and western military aid is getting to Ukraine. Plus, the White House is ramping up its damage control as the crisis over classified documents intensifies. The Biden team is defending its delayed and incomplete release of information while accusing Republicans of fake...

Duration:00:40:51

New wave of Russian attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine

1/16/2023
Ukraine is reeling tonight from one of the deadliest Russian attacks since the invasion. At least 40 people have been killed in a cruise missile strike on an apartment building right in the center of the Ukrainian city of Dnipro. Plus, new developments in the classified document scandal looming over the White House. Sources tell CNN that additional searches are possible at locations connected to President Biden. Also, House Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries joins to answer if he still has...

Duration:01:20:30

Massive explosion in Eastern Ukrainian city

1/13/2023
A huge explosion hits the disputed Ukrainian city of Soledar as Russia is claiming it has captured the city and officials in Kyiv insist the battle is not over yet. We have a live report from Ukraine and speak with the Ukrainian ambassador to the United Nations about the state of the war. Plus, President Biden faces a growing crisis as a special councel is now in place to investigate his handling of classified records. Also, the death toll is rising in the southeast United States after a...

Duration:00:45:02

Biden’s ex-executive assistant interviewed in DOJ documents probe

1/12/2023
A special counsel is now set to investigate President Biden’s handling of classified material. The U.S. attorney general launches an independent probe after more documents were found, this time at the President’s home in Delaware. Also, Rep. George Santos is defiant amid growing calls for him to resign over the many lies he told voters. Plus, dangerous tornadoes are ravaging southeastern parts of the United States. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:26

Sources: Biden legal team finds classified docs at second location

1/11/2023
According to sources, classified documents are among the records found by the Biden legal team in a search of a second location. Rep. Chris Stewart of the Intelligence Committee joins to discuss the latest events in the House and the Biden documents revelation. Plus, FAA system outages cause massive flight delays and disruptions across the United States. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:45

Update for January 10, 2023

1/10/2023
There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:45

Classified docs from Biden’s time as VP discovered in private office

1/9/2023
Attorneys for President Biden find several classified documents from his time as vice president at one of his private offices according to a source familiar with the story. The documents were discovered last fall and were turned over to the National Archives who referred the matter to the DOJ for further investigation. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:15

House returning to session soon as McCarthy seizes momentum

1/6/2023
Rep. Kevin McCarthy is right now trying to seize momentum in the bid for speakership. McCarthy’s proposed concessions include allowing one member to call for a vote to oust the speaker, to hold votes on conservative bills, more Freedom Caucus members on the Rules Committee, and more. GOP Rep. Warren Davidson joins to discuss McCarthy’s concessions and the future of Republicans in the House. Also, an affidavit reveals chilling new details about the Idaho college student murders. To learn...

Duration:00:43:52

Update for January 5, 2023

1/5/2023
There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:44

McCarthy defeated for sixth time

1/4/2023
Republicans are huddling behind closed door tonight as Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s bid for the speaker’s gavel lands with a thud for the second straight day. Plus, new information is emerging about the terrifying on-field collapse of NFL player Damar Hamlin. The Buffalo Bills say Hamlin is showing signs of improvement although he remains in critical condition. The chief medical officer for the NFL joins to discuss. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:58

Rep. Jordan: “no” chance I will become House speaker

1/3/2023
Rep. Kevin McCarthy has failed to lock down the votes he needed to win the speaker's gavel in the House. Despite losing this third vote, McCarthy remains defiant, refusing to give up despite a band of some 20 right-wing lawmakers who remain united to opposing his nomination. This as Rep. Jordan, who has also been nominated, indicates he has no chance of becoming speaker. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:52:33

McCarthy meets with opponents, allies hours before speaker vote

1/2/2023
Republican Kevin McCarthy is holding last-ditch talks tonight to fight to win the speaker’s job in the House. We’ll tell you who has been spotted heading into his office. Also, the suspect in the brutal stabbing deaths of fourth college students is expected in court tomorrow. Plus, Russia suffers what may be the biggest loss of life since the start of the invasion. Ukraine is claiming a major strike against Russian forces as Moscow unleashed a fresh barrage of missiles and ones, including in...

Duration:00:42:39