The Lead with Jake Tapper

The Lead with Jake Tapper

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Category: News & Politics
Last Update: 2018-07-17

CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.

1 Trump says he agrees with U.S. intel assessment that Russia meddled, but "could be other people also"; Sen. Booker: Trump threw intel community under bus again; Top GOP lawmakers break with Trump, but 2018-07-17
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2 Trump shocks world, sides with Putin over U.S. intel; McCain: Trump gave "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory"; Dem. Senator: Trump's trip a "middle finger" to 2018-07-16
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3 FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts grilled by lawmakers; Embattled FBI agent: personal opinions never impacted work; FBI agent defends himself & agency against GOP attacks; Some Dems defend FBI agent 2018-07-12
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4 Trump unleashes on NATO allies, calls Germany "captive" of Russia; Russian app had access to data of millions of U.S. Facebook users; Trump admin fails to reunite all separated kids under age 5; Right 2018-07-11
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5 Sources: Trump has decided on Supreme Court pick; Cohen's message to Trump: "truth is not your friend"; Rescuers racing against time & monsoons to save final 5 from Thailand cave; Trump heads to NATO 2018-07-09
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6 Diver dies leaving cave; oxygen levels dropping; Trump mocks #MeToo movement and Sen. Warren at rally; Judge: already deported parents must be reunited with kids; UK officials: search for poison sourc 2018-07-06
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7 Trump says scandal-plagued Pruitt has resigned; Trump: Andrew Wheeler to replace Pruitt at EPA; Trump admin still won't say how many children separated; HHS: under 3,000 migrant kids in custody possib 2018-07-05
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8 Trapped boys appear in new video: "I am healthy"; Stormy Daniels' lawyer: I'd run against Trump; Protester climbs Statue of Liberty, forces evacuation; WH source: Trump asked advisers about invading V 2018-07-04
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9 Former wrestlers claim GOP Rep. knew of sex abuse while at Ohio State University; Is Pruitt the most corrupt cabinet-level official ever?; Trump to NATO countries: pay more for defense or else; Search 2018-07-03
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10 Dem Sens call for ICE to be abolished; WH briefing as search for Supreme Court justice intensifies; WH briefing as trade battle with allies intensifies; Michael Cohen hints at flipping; U.S. intel age 2018-07-02
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11 Shooting suspect fired from govt. job over "security concerns"; NY Times: Rosenstein felt used by White House in Comey firing; Trump summons swing vote senators to White House; Mom reunites with 7-yea 2018-06-29
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12 CNN: multiple people injured at Capital Gazette newspaper; Law enforcement source: one in custody, believed to be shooter at Capital Gazette building incident; Police: 5 dead, multiple injured in news 2018-06-28
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13 Justice Anthony Kennedy retiring from Supreme Court; Democratic divide bursts wide open with shocking primary upset 2018-06-27
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14 Widow of WWII hero accepts medal of honor; In victory for Trump, Supreme Court upholds travel ban 5 to 4; Ellison: ban decision will end up in "dust bin of history"; Trump threatens American icon over 2018-06-26
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15 WH briefing as Trump speaks against due process at border; Trump doubles down: no due process for those who "invade" U.S.; Trump officials confronted & heckled at public places; Is Trump relying less 2018-06-25
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16 Thousands of kids in limbo as Trump's order sparks confusion; CNN live at family reunification center near border; New CNN poll shows Trump's attacks on Mueller may be working; EPA congratulates 2017 2018-06-22
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17 First lady visits child immigration detention center in Texas; Separated mom: it's like "putting a knife in your chest"; Trump admin. struggles to clean up child separation disaster; Court docs: immig 2018-06-21
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18 Trump signs order that stops his policy of separating families; New CNN poll: Democrats lead GOP by 8 points in generic poll; Lewandowski refuses apologize for seeming to mock girl with Down syndrome; 2018-06-20
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19 McConnell: GOP senators support plan to keep families together; Source: family separations weren't implemented early in administration out of concern of backlash; 2,342 children separated from familie 2018-06-19
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20 Boiling point: outrage grows as families separated at border; Whose caring for the kids taken from immigrant parents?; WH official: DHS secretary rushed to White House for briefing; Pressure mounts on 2018-06-18
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