The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

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.

Episodes

June 21, 2024 42 mins
We take you inside the radically different campaigns of Donald Trump and President Biden ahead of their CNN debate just days away. Plus, new details on the judge in the classified documents case who apparently ignored advice to step aside. Also, the Biden administration appears to expand an agreement with Ukraine, allowing counterstrikes inside of Russia using U.S. weapons.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.co...
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Vladimir Putin wraps up his visit to North Korea, claiming his ties to Kim Jong Un have reached a whole new level. We break down their new mutual defense treaty and how this partnership of adversaries threatens the West. Also, a state of emergency as wildfires rage in New Mexico and turn deadly. CNN is on the scene where flames are forcing thousands of people to flee.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch...
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Biden and Trump trade attacks in an escalating fight over immigration. Plus, one senator is calling the Boeing CEO congressional testimony a moment of reckoning after growing worries over the safety of Boeing airplanes. Also, Kim Jong Un gives Putin a hug and the red-carpet treatment in North Korea as the two countries increase their military cooperation.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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The Biden campaigns slams Donald Trump as a “convicted criminal” who is only out for himself in a scathing new ad. This as Trump has been plotting his 2024 strategy with House Speaker Mike Johnson. Plus, a potentially ominous meeting is revealed as Russia’s Vladimir Putin is set to hold talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in North Korea.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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With less than two weeks away, new details on how Biden and Trump are preparing for the CNN presidential debate. Plus, tracking the fallout after a major Supreme Court ruling strikes down the ban on bump stocks, a controversial gun accessory.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Donald Trump returns to Washington to rally Republicans on Capitol Hill. Our sources inside the meeting share details, including the moment the former president shook hands with one of his toughest critics turned supporter, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Plus, we're following President Biden at the G7 summit in Italy, where he just signed a historic ten-year security agreement with Ukraine. The Ukrainian ambassador to the ...
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A CNN exclusive interview with the special prosecutor forced to step down from Georgia’s case against Donald Trump. Hear why Nathan Wade says he believes Trump could still stand trial even if Trump wins reelection. Also, the U.S. House of Representatives votes to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress. What this means for Republican lawmakers’ efforts to secure the tape of President Biden’s interview with Spe...
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Hunter Biden has been found guilty on three felony gun charges, becoming the first child of a sitting president to be convicted of a felony. We get reaction from the defense team, the special counsel, the Trump campaign, and the first family. Plus, Trump tells probation officials that he has a gun in Florida that he didn’t turn over to police after his indictment.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoice...
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Israeli police have just released video of the moment hostages were rescued during a daring and deadly raid inside Gaza. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations joins to react. Plus, the Hunter Biden gun trial is now in the hands of a Delaware jury. Also, Donald Trump holds a virtual meeting with a probation official.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Court insiders offer a new portrait of the judge overseeing the Trump classified documents case describing her as isolated and inexperienced. Plus, the NAACP is now calling on President Biden to immediately stop weapons shipments to Israel over the enormous civilian death toll in Gaza.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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President Biden marks 80 years since the D-Day invasion by warning that democracy is more at risk now than any other time since World War Two. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is with President Biden in France and joins to discuss emerging global hot spots and emerging threats here at home.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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The election subversion case against Donald Trump in Georgia was just put on hold indefinitely. The state appeals court ordered a pause until it rules on the latest effort to get District Attorney Fani Willis disqualified from the case. Plus, Trump is renewing his threat to get revenge for his criminal conviction in New York. The former president turned felon suggested he may prosecute and even jail his political opponents if he re...
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President Biden is launching a new crackdown on illegal immigration at the southern border with strict limits on asylum seekers set to take effect at midnight. Senator Joe Minchin joins to give his reaction live. Plus, sensational testimony and evidence in the Hunter Biden federal gun trial as prosecutors introduce his infamous laptop and illegal drug photos found on it.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/a...
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A jury was selected in Hunter Biden’s federal trial on gun charges with opening statements expected tomorrow morning. We break down the legal issues and the political stakes in this unprecedented prosecution of a sitting president’s child. Plus, chaos erupts as a Republican-led House panel grills Anthony Fauci about the Covid-19 pandemic.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Donald Trump is raging after his historic criminal conviction, condemning it as a scam and promising an appeal. We look at the road ahead for the former president and his campaign to return to the White House. Plus, top Republicans are rushing to Trump’s defense with House Speaker Mike Johnson taking it to a whole new level by saying the Supreme Court should step in.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adcho...
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May 30, 2024 42 mins
Donald Trump’s historic hush money trial is now in the hands of jurors who are already making request to rehear testimony from two key prosecution witnesses, former lawyer and Trump fixer Michael Cohen and former National Enquirer boss David Pecker. Our experts breakdown all the possible outcomes as the jurors review evidence to determine the fate of Donald Trump.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoice...
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The prosecution in Donald Trump’s criminal trial in New York is getting the last word before the judge sends the case to jurors who will decide the former president’s fate. We break down the latest in the final lap of the criminal trial, from gavel to gavel, bringing you all the latest details and analysis.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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An Israeli airstrike turned a camp for displaced people in Gaza into a fiery death trap. Top U.N. officials say the scenes are horrific and a testament to how the city of Rafah has been turned into a "hell on earth.” This as the Israeli prime minister is now claiming the killing of dozens of civilians was a mistake. Plus, both sides are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the New York hush money cover up trial.  Lear...
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May 25, 2024 81 mins
The Biden campaign launches a new attack ad warning that Donald Trump has “snapped.” The president’s team is sharpening its pre-debate strategy against Trump as Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s potential as a spoiler is on display with a new appeal to the Libertarian Party. Also, why Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is returning to the hospital.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Donald Trump is out on the campaign trail as Republicans are increasingly closing ranks around him including his onetime bitter opponent turned supporter, Nikki Haley. Plus, partisan sparring over Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and whether he has crossed ethical lines amid growing controversy over politically provocative flags flown at his home.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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