The Lead with Jake Tapper

The Lead with Jake Tapper

The Lead with Jake Tapper

CATEGORY: News
CNN's lead DC anchor and chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this two-hour long weekday afternoon program, with headlines from around the country and the world, the top stories in national and international news, politics, health, money, the environment, sports and popular culture. The Lead also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages—buried leads—to the forefront.
  1. June 28, 2022
    1 hr 6 min
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    Ex-WH aide provides first-hand account of Trump’s actions on Jan 6
    Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson gave her testimony to the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill insurrection today where she said Trump and his chief of staff were war…
  2. June 27, 2022
    38 min
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    Roe ruling unleashes fierce battle over abortion in America
    In the streets, court rooms, and legislative chambers nationwide, new actions occur as abortion rights wade into a new post Roe era. Actions include peaceful demonstrations to scuffles to vandals also trying to…
  3. June 24, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
    In perhaps the most consequential Supreme Court decision in decades, Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that federally protected abortion, has been overturned. CNN is live as crowds swell outside the Supreme Court.…
  4. June 23, 2022
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    Update for June 23, 2022
    There is no new episode of The Lead 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/pr…
  5. June 22, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Biden calls on Congress to approve 3-month gas tax holiday
    D.C.’s new big debate is whether you should get 18 cents off a gallon of gas. President Biden calls on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax, a proposal his former boss, President Obama, once called a gimmick…
  6. June 21, 2022
    1 hr 20 min
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    Jan 6 committee: Trump WH counsel should testify
    Today, revelation after revelation from the House select committee investigating the January 6th insurrection. The Arizona House Speaker, the Georgia Secretary of State, his top deputy, all conservative, all gi…
  7. June 20, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Jan. 6 committee Republican: “there’s violence in the future”
    The January 6th select committee says a scheme to overthrow democracy went well beyond rioters at the Capitol. The committee plans to show how Donald Trump was allegedly involved in a fraudulent electors scheme…
  8. June 17, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Jan. 6 committee asks wife of Justice Clarence Thomas to testify
    New scrutiny over the emails between a Trump lawyer pushing the election lies and Ginni Thomas, the wife of the Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Plus, a new reminder today of just how blood thirsty some m…
  9. June 16, 2022
    1 hr 12 min
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    Today’s 1/6 hearing focused on Trump’s attempts to pressure Pence
    The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection on Thursday detailed how former President Donald Trump tried to pressure his vice president to join in his scheme to overturn the presidential e…
  10. June 15, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Biden targets oil giants: your high profit margins are “not acceptable”
    President Biden is telling gas and oil companies to cut the soaring profits or else. This as the Federal Reserve announces a historic rate hike which will cause Americans to pay more for houses, cars, and credi…
  11. June 14, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Federal Reserve weighs largest interest rate hike since 1994
    The Federal Reserve is set to put in place the latest interest rate hike in decades. Now, some economists say this is a good thing, but American families struggling to get by may not agree. Then, the same kind…
  12. June 13, 2022
    1 hr 17 min
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    Jan 6 Hearing Outlines GOP Efforts To Shut Down Trump Fraud Claims
    The January 6th select committee lays out evidence that Donald Trump knew what he was saying about the election was a lie, but he kept going anyway. Testimony from the hearing includes Trump’s attorney general,…
  13. June 10, 2022
    37 min
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    Rep. Cheney: Trump Had A “Seven-Part Plan” To Overturn The Election
    Turbulence continues on Wall Street as inflation hits a new 40-year high. President Biden paused from a regional summit to address what his team views as the most pressing issue: high prices. Plus, the seven-pa…
  14. June 09, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Jan. 6 Committee To Reveal New Evidence In Prime-Time Hearing
    More than year after we all saw the deadly Capitol riot playing out in real time, we are learning how individuals and groups plotted and schemed for months to overturn the will of voters and keep Donald Trump i…
  15. June 08, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Senate Negotiators Brief Colleagues On Gun Reform Deal Progress
    Grieving parents, a distraught doctor, even a fourth grade survivor provide gripping testimony today on Capitol Hill after the Uvalde mass shooting changed and destroyed lives. We examine what they want versus…
  16. June 07, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Sen. Cornyn: Lawmakers Starting To Draft Text Of Gun Package
    A key Senator pivotal to gun negotiations is spotted at the White House. Sen. Jacky Rosen joins to share her perspective on whether gun legislation can reduce mass shootings in America. Plus, more workers are f…
  17. June 06, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    U.S. Reeling After 10 More Mass Shootings In Deadly Weekend
    After a horribly bloody weekend in America with mass shootings at a popular night spot and another at a graduation party, are our elected leaders doing anything to try to stop gun violence? Plus, the credibilit…
  18. June 03, 2022
    1 hr 15 min
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    NYT: Pence Aide Warned Secret Service Of Security Risk Before Jan 6
    A top Pence aide was reportedly so worried about Trump’s fury with Pence for refusing to overturn Democracy, he warned Secret Service before January 6th. This as another top Trump White House aide is indicted,…
  19. June 02, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Police: Two Doctors, Receptionist, Patient Killed In Tulsa Attack
    233 mass shootings in the United States already this year and it is only June 2nd. In Oklahoma, four people have been killed by a gunman targeting his doctor and anyone who got in his way. Rep. Mondaire Jones s…
  20. June 01, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Gas Prices Hit Another Record High
    Gas prices are are hitting a hideous high, but it’s the prediction for the next ten days that may be even scarier. Plus, a jury finds both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp liable for defamation. Also, the Uvalde sch…

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