The Lead with Jake Tapper

The Lead with Jake Tapper

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Category: News & Politics
Last Update: 2018-06-21

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 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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2 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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3 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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4 Trump legal team emboldened by critical IG report; Trump praises Kim dictatorship, says he's solved NK; Cohen telling friends & family he's willing to cooperate; AG Sessions uses Bible to defend separ 2018-06-15
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5 DOJ watchdog finds Comey violated FBI forms on Clinton probe, but not politically motivated; Suit claims Trump used charity to help himself & campaign; WH defends policy of separating undocumented chi 2018-06-14
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6 CNN: Trump's personal lawyer splits from his own legal team; Trump: North Korea "no longer a nuclear threat"; Primary results show dangers of crossing Trump; British political operatives met with Russ 2018-06-13
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7 Did Trump give away a key concession for a vague promise?; Trump U.S. to stop "provocative war games" with South Korea; Corker: Republicans are afraid of "poking the bear"; Judge rules in favor of AT& 2018-06-12
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8 Soon: Trump to meet one-on-one with Kim Jong Un; Trump slams G7 leaders ahead of Kim Jong Un meeting; NYT: WH aides, burned out over Trump "drama," eye exits; Ex-staffer: Trump routinely rips up paper 2018-06-11
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9 Pompeo: both sides "very serious" about North Korea talks; Pompeo on Giuliani: Rudy doesn't speak for the administration; Trump tweeted unsubstantiated claim about start of FBI probe; Two Senators on 2018-06-07
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10 Stormy Daniels sues her former attorney & Trump lawyer Michael Cohen; Wife of George Papadopoulos asks Trump to pardon him; Mexico retaliates against Trump with tariffs on U.S. goods; Anti-Trump sketc 2018-06-06
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11 Trump cancels Eagles WH event, seizes on anthem controversy; Source: Trump plans to push anthem issue until midterms; Mueller team accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering; 72 dead as volcano swallo 2018-06-05
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12 Trump: "I have the absolute right to pardon myself"; Supreme Court sides with baker in gay wedding cake case; U.S. allies push back on Trump's new tariffs; Bill Clinton defends handling of Lewinsky se 2018-06-04
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13 Trump says meeting with Kim Jong Un is back on; U.S. allies vote to retaliate for Trump's steep tariffs; New 3.8% jobless rate matches 50-year low; Are uncivilized comments, attacks the new political 2018-06-01
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14 Is Trump's pardon spree a message to Mueller witnesses? ; Samantha Bee apologizes to Ivanka Trump: "I crossed a line"; Kim Jong Un's former top spy to deliver letter to Trump 2018-05-31
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15 ABC cancels "Roseanne" after star's racist tweets; Inside ABC: the hours leading up to Roseanne's firing; Trump floats new conspiracy theory about Mueller probe 2018-05-29
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16 U.S., North Korea Race to Revive Trump-Kim Summit; Trump Admin. Loses Track of Nearly 1,500 Migrant Children; Giuliani: Origin of Mueller Probe is "Illegitimate"; 2 Million in the Path of Sub Tropica 2018-05-28
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17 Trump: North Korea summit may still happen, "everybody plays games"; N. Korea: Kim Jong Un ready to meet Pres Trump "at any time"; Weinstein charged with rape, other sex crimes in New York; Border off 2018-05-25
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18 DOJ officials end briefing with lawmakers on FBI source; Nunes proves to be key ally to Trump amid Russia probe; Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un 2018-05-24
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19 Trump repeats unproven claims about "spy" inside campaign; Clapper rejects Trump's unproven claims about campaign "spy"; Former Trump campaign aide suggests Clinton email entrapment scheme 2018-05-23
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20 Trump on DOJ demand: "disgrace" if FBI spied on my campaign; GOP lawmakers call for independent probe of FBI, Justice Dept.; Trump: Summit with North Korea may not happen in June 2018-05-22
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