The Lead with Jake Tapper

The Lead with Jake Tapper

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Last Update: 2017-12-15
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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 dangles possibility of a pardon for Flynn; Washington Post: Trump's daily intelligence briefing sometimes adjusted; Corker, Rubio to vote "yes" on final tax bill 2017-12-15
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2 Paul Ryan "soul searching," could leave Congress after 2018; Corker, Rubio "no" as GOP negotiates current tax bill; Senate sources: McCain appears "increasingly frail" 2017-12-14
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3 Alabama election sends shock waves to Washington; Doug Jones speaks after surprise Senate win; Alabama loss a blow to Steve Bannon 2017-12-13
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4 Senator Gillibrand: Trump tweet a "sexist smear" against me; Candidates make closing arguments in Alabama race; Moore's wife: We're not anti-Semitic, our lawyer is Jewish 2017-12-12
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5 Senator Gillibrand to CNN: President should resign; Voters head to polls Tuesday in critical contest; Former Moore opponent on how Democrats can win tomorrow 2017-12-11
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6 Trump Says "Vote Roy Moore!", Campaigning Tonight; RNC Chairwoman: Allegations Disturbing, If Proven True; Rep Franks Resigns After Talking Surrogacy With Staffers; Mueller Investigation Reveals Trove 2017-12-09
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7 Previously Undisclosed Emails Show Follow-Up After Trump Tower Meeting; Wray Defends Bureau After Trump's Attacks; Speaker Ryan: "There Is A System Of Due Process"; Rep Lewis Skipping Civil Rights Eve 2017-12-08
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8 30 Senators who caucus with Democrats call for Franken to resign; "The silence breakers" named Time's Person of the Year; Whistleblower: Flynn vowed end to Russia sanctions 2017-12-06
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9 KT McFarland contradicts herself on Russia contacts; Source: Bannon delivers "fire-breathing" speech tonight; RNC backs Moore again after Trump endorsement 2017-12-05
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10 Source: Trump knew in January that Flynn misled FBI; FBI agent dismissed in Mueller probe changed Comey's description of Clinton's actions; Trump attacks FBI, says it's in "tatters", "worst in history 2017-12-04
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11 Flynn Pleads Guilty To Lying To FBI; Cooperating In Probe 2017-12-02
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12 State Dept Warner White House Of Possible Increased Threats After Trump's Anti-Muslim Retweets; CNN: White House Weighs Replacing Tillerson With Pompeo;Conyers Faces Growing Calls To Resign; RPT: Roy 2017-11-30
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13 Trump Pushes Tax Plan Before Senate Vote; Variety: More Women Accuse Lauer Of Sexual Harassment; NBC Anchor Ousted After Sexual Misconduct Allegations; U.N Security Council To Hold Emergency Meeting o 2017-11-29
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14 Trump speaks after North Korea launch, tax plan milestone; North Korea fires ballistic missile; GOP tax bill passes committee, heads to full Senate 2017-11-28
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15 White House: Trump didn't use a racial slur; Trump attacks press, calls for "fake news" contest; Trump meets with key Republicans on tax bill 2017-11-27
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16 Source: Flynn's Lawyers Stop Working With Trump's Team; Trump's Holiday: Calls With Foreign Leaders, Golf With Tiger;Officials: Snubbing Ivanka Trump's India Trip;Today Is 80th Day Trump Has Spent At 2017-11-24
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17 BEST OF: Senator Ted Cruz twitter controversy; Trump campaign's connection to Russia; Hollywood sexual harassment scandal 2017-11-23
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18 Trump goes on twitter tear from "winter White House"; Trump attacks NFL, LaVar Ball in tweet storm; Video shows bullet-dodging, desperate dash to border 2017-11-22
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19 Trump gives tacit approval to Roy Moore in senate race; Report: Conyers settled complaint involving sexual misconduct; Trump speaks with Putin on Syria's future 2017-11-21
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20 Trump designates North Korea as state sponsor of terror; Source: DOJ will sue to stop AT&T, Time Warner deal; Trump vents anger in stream of twitter attacks 2017-11-20
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