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State of the Union with Jake Tapper

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

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486 Ratings
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Excellent show

By We ard oodles - Feb 24 2019
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Jake Tapper is a model of professionalism and integrity.

Flib

By dj renk - Dec 31 2018
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Other than giving right wing liars a platform to spew their bile, this show is a okay.

iTunes Ratings

486 Ratings
Average Ratings
249
65
33
25
114

Excellent show

By We ard oodles - Feb 24 2019
Read more
Jake Tapper is a model of professionalism and integrity.

Flib

By dj renk - Dec 31 2018
Read more
Other than giving right wing liars a platform to spew their bile, this show is a okay.
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State of the Union with Jake Tapper

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy - covering Washington, the country and the world.

Rank #1: Interview with White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway on White House credibility; Interview with top Republican Senator Roy Blunt; Interview with top House Intelligence Democrat Adam Schiff; State of the Cartoonion: How Trump picks a doctor

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First, Jake sits down with White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway to discuss when Trump learned of the Stormy Daniels payment and if there is a credibility crisis in the White House. Then, Jake asks Missouri Republican Roy Blunt if the Presidents' lies bother him and if the embattled Governor of Missouri needs to resign. Next, Jake discusses the latest developments int he Cohen and Russia investigations with the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff. Then, our panel of S.E. Cupp, Rep. Gregory Meeks, Rick Santorum, and Patti Solis Doyle discuss Rudy Giuliani's latest bombshell statements and the legacy of John McCain. Finally, Jake takes a look at how Trump picks his doctor in the State of the Cartoonion. via Knit
May 06 2018
43 mins
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Rank #2: Interview with Sen. James Lankford; Interview with Gov. John Kasich; Interview with Stormy Lawyer Michael Avenatti; "The Hellfire Club"

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On State of the Union, Jake Tapper talks to Sen. James Lankford about North Korea and the Russia investigation. Next, Jake sits down with Gov. John Kasich to discuss the Republican Party and midterm elections. Then, Jake talks to Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti about his case and Michael Cohen. Then our panel of David Urban, Patti Solis Doyle, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Amanda Carpenter discuss Kanye West and President Trump's midterm strategy. Finally, Jake gives a preview of his new political thriller, "The Hellfire Club." via Knit
Apr 29 2018
38 mins
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Rank #3: Interview with National Security Adviser John Bolton; Interview Senator Bernie Sanders; Mother's Day advice from former first ladies

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First, Jake sits down with National Security Adviser John Bolton to discuss the President's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, the President's preparation for his meeting with Kim Jong Un, and the controversy over a White House staffer's comments about John McCain. Then, Senator Bernie Sanders responds to Bolton, talks about the Trump administration's immigration policy, and discusses his plans for 2020. Then our panel of Rep. Val Demings, Amanda Carpenter, Michael Caputo, and Jeff Weaver discuss the White House's refusal to apologize for a staffer's controversial McCain remarks. Finally, Jake takes a look at what Mother's Day advice Melania can take from former first ladies. via Knit
May 13 2018
39 mins
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Rank #4: Interview with Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick; Interview with Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner; Interview with Jack Kennedy Schlossberg

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First, Jake sits down with Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to discuss the Santa Fe high school shooting and what steps should be taken to prevent another shooting. Next, Sen. Mark Warner joins Jake to talk about gun control and the Russia investigation. Then, our panel of David Urban, Jennifer Granholm, Linda Chavez and Rep. Robin Kelly discuss gun control policy and the GOP revolt over immigration. Finally, Jake sits down with Jack Kennedy Schlossberg to talk about awarding Mayor Mitch Landrieu the "Profile in Courage" award and his grandfather's legacy. via Knit
May 20 2018
39 mins
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Rank #5: Interview with Kellyanne Conway about the Kavanaugh testimony and FBI investigation; Interview with Senate Judiciary Democrat Amy Klobuchar; State of the Cartoonion: is gut-wrenching testimony a marketing opportunity?

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First, Jake talks to the Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway about the Brett Kavanaugh hearing and the ongoing F.B.I investigation. Jake is then joined by Amy Klobuchar, a Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's hearing from this past week. Next, our panel of Carrie Severino, Jennifer Granholm, Nina Turner, and Linda Chavez joins to discuss the FBI investigation and the cultural implications of Brett Kavanaugh's testimony. Finally, in this week's State of the Cartoonion, Jake depicts moments from the gut-wrenching testimony that ended up feeling more like an excuse for product placement than a Supreme Court hearing. via Knit
Sep 30 2018
44 mins
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Rank #6: Interview with Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Mark Warner on stunning new developments in the Russia investigation; Interview with Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Ron Johnson on the longest-ever government shutdown; Interview with New Y

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First, CNN's Jake Tapper interviews Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Mark Warner on reports of the FBI's investigation into whether President Trump was working on behalf of the Russians and the President's concealing details of his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, plus how Congress can get out of the government shutdown. Next, Jake talks with Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Ron Johnson about President Trump's push for his border wall and this week's developments in the Russia investigation. Then, Jake sits down with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about his new health care policy to cover undocumented immigrants and others in the city, plus Democratic politics and the race for the White House in 2020. Finally, in this week's State of the Cartoonion, Jake takes a look at President Trump and his "medieval" border wall. via Knit
Jan 13 2019
44 mins
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Rank #7: Interview with National Security Adviser John Bolton; Interview with Senate Intelligence Vice Chair Mark Warner; Interview with Louisiana GOP Senator John Kennedy; Interview with Michigan Representative Justin Amash; State of the Cartoonion: Michael Cohen

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First, Jake sits down with the National Security Adviser John Bolton to discuss the fallout from the North Korea summit, negotiations with the Taliban, and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. Then, the Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee Mark Warner joins to address reports that President Trump intervened in Jared Kushner's security clearance, Michael Cohen's testimony, and the ongoing controversies in his home commonwealth of Virginia. Next, Louisiana Republican Senator John Kennedy sits down with Jake to address Michael Cohen's accusations against President Trump and the Republican opposition to President Trump's national emergency on the border. Then, the lone Congressman to cosponsor legislation to terminate the emergency, Justin Amash, responds and discusses a potential libertarian run for the White House. Next, our panel of Bakari Sellers, David Urban, Jennifer Granholm, and Amanda Carpenter break down Bernie Sanders getting personal on the campaign trail and whether age will be a factor among 2020 candidates. Finally, Jake takes a look at Michael Cohen's potential movie deal in the State of the Cartoonion via Knit
Mar 03 2019
53 mins
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Rank #8: Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on white supremacy and gun control in the wake of the El Paso attack; Interview with Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan on the Mississippi ICE raids; Intervi

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First, Jake talks with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke who says that President Trump was trying to shift focus from mass shootings by retweeting conspiracy theories and that he is now willing to embrace gun licensing laws. Then, Jake sits down with the acting head of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan to react to the Mississippi ICE raids and the pleas of a child separated from her father, plus the decrease in apprehensions at the border. Then, Jake speaks with presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker about the President's Epstein tweets and the possibility of gun control legislation. Then our panel of Xochitl Hinojosa, Aldofo Franco, Mitch Landrieu, and Mia Love discuss the current dynamic of the gun debate and the chances something gets done. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake compares today's politics to some of the best moments from Seinfeld. via Knit
Aug 11 2019
43 mins
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Rank #9: Interview with Sen. Kamala Harris of California on her 2020 presidential campaign; Political drama in "Veep" mirrors real-life DC

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Jake travels to Oakland, California for an exclusive one-on-one interview with 2020 presidential candidate and California Sen. Kamala Harris. Harris talks about the latest news, including a potential constitutional crisis in Washington and escalating trade tensions with China. She defends her positions on Medicare for All and her truancy initiative in California. And she talks about her "modern family" and why her stepchildren call her "Momala." Then, Rep. Michael Waltz, former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, former Sen. Rick Santorum and former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake join Jake on the battle between the White House and Congress. Finally, Jake breaks down how the political drama on "Veep" often mirrors real-life Washington. via Knit
May 12 2019
39 mins
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Rank #10: Interview with the President's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the Mueller report's findings; Interview with Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara to respond to Giuliani and dive into the legal implications of the report; Interview with 2020 candidate Congressman Ti

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First, Jake speaks with CNN's Nic Robertson about the terror attacks in Sri Lanka. Next, the President's attorney Rudy Giuliani sits down with Jake to discuss the credibility of the Mueller report and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, respond to criticism from Senator Mitt Romney, and look at the case for Obstruction of Justice. Then, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins Jake to respond to Giuliani and lay out his thoughts on the Muller report. Then, Jake speaks with 2020 contender Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio about whether Democrats should impeach the President after the report's revelations. Finally, our panel of Barbara Comstock, Jennifer Granholm, Scott Jennings, and Symone Sanders break down the Giuliani interview and the implications of the Mueller report. via Knit
Apr 21 2019
52 mins
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Rank #11: Interview with President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the special counsel's Russia investigation; Interview with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on the government shutdown and her 2020 bid; Interview with Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

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First, CNN's Jake Tapper interviews President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Trump's involvement in a potential deal for a Trump Tower in Moscow during the campaign. Next, Jake talks with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about a possible deal to get out of the government shutdown, plus her conservative views on immigration from her past in light of her 2020 presidential bid. Finally, Jake interviews Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on her own run for the White House in 2020 and her controversial views on Syria. In this week's State of the Cartoonion, Jake puts a spin on President Trump's "Art of the Deal." via Knit
Jan 20 2019
53 mins
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Rank #12: Interview with Florida Senator Marco Rubio on the end of the shutdown, the Roger Stone indictment, and Venezuela; Interview with Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi; Interview with former Housing and Urban Development Secretary on his 2020 presidential ru

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First, Jake interviews Florida Senator Marco Rubio on whether the GOP gained anything from the shutdown, the implications of the Roger Stone indictment, and the ongoing power struggle in Venezuela. Next, Jake talks with Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi about the details of the Roger Stone indictments and his connections to Wikileaks. Then, Jake interviews former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro on the border wall, the impact of a possible independent running in 2020 and his own run for the White House. Jake is then joined by our panel of Rick Santorum, Nina Turner, Paul Begala, and Linda Chavez to discuss the shutdown deal, the former Starbucks CEO's potential independent White House bid, and Kamala Harris's Presidential announcement. Finally, in this week's State of the Cartoonion, Jake takes a look at the ongoing back and forth over Trump's State of the Union address. via Knit
Jan 27 2019
41 mins
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Rank #13: Interview with Vice President Mike Pence on escalating Iranian tensions and the crisis at the southern border; Interview with Rep. Adam Schiff on Democratic investigations; Interview with Julián Castro on the southern border.

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First, Jake sits down with Vice President Mike Pence on the escalating tensions with Iran and President Trump's decision to pull back a retaliatory strike, as well as the conditions for migrant children at the border and his run for re-election with President Trump in 2020. Next, Jake talks with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff about how President Trump is handling tensions with Iran and rising support within the Democratic caucus for impeachment proceedings. Then, Jake talks with 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro about the conditions of detention centers and the need for Congress to pass funding to fix it. Then, Amanda Carpenter, Bakari Sellers, Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Rep. Michael Waltz join Jake on the panel to discuss the latest on the 2020 campaign trail. via Knit
Jun 23 2019
53 mins
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Rank #14: SPECIAL EDITION: 2020 Democratic presidential candidates discuss El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio mass shootings; Beto O'Rourke, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Tim Ryan.

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First, Jake talks to former Texas Representative Beto O'Rourke live from El Paso about the recent mass shooting and white nationalism. Then, Jake talks to Mayor Pete Buttigieg about the the two shootings and his calls to for gun reform. Then, Jake talks to former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, who says the two shootings point towards the effects of President Trump on the rise of bigotry. Then, Jake talks to former Mayor Cory Booker, who blames President Trump for inspiring violence. Then, Jake talks to Senator Kamala Harris on the trauma of domestic terrorism on children and the need for congressional action on gun reform. Then, Jake talks to Senator Bernie Sanders about the effects of President Trump's divisive attacks. Lastly, Jake talks to Congressman Tim Ryan about his calls for immediate action and his blame for President Trump over the culture behind mass shootings. via Knit
Aug 04 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #15: Interview with South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg on his campaign for President in 2020; Interview with Rep. Liz Cheney on the shutdown negotiations and Syria troop withdrawal; Interview with Sen. Chris Murphy on the Virginia scandals and the Green New Deal;

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First, Jake interviews 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg about his run for the White House, the scandals plaguing top Democrats in Virginia and plans for a Green New Deal. Next, Jake talks with Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming about President Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria and the latest in the efforts to find a compromise on the President's border wall. Plus, Jake sits down with Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy about possible sanctions against Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and plans for a Green New Deal. In this week's State of the Cartoonion, Jake imagines how famous artists might depict today's politicians. via Knit
Feb 10 2019
39 mins
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Rank #16: Interview with Utah Senator Mitt Romney on impeachment, Iran, and China; Interview with new 2020 Democratic candidate Montana Governor Steve Bullock; State of the Cartoonion: Game of Thrones...Trump style

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First, Jake sits down with Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney about Michigan Republican Justin Amash laying out the case for impeachment, heightened tensions with Iran, and the President's trade war with China. Then, Jake is joined by Montana Governor and 2020 Democratic candidate Steve Bullock to discuss the strong economy, abortion, and his 2020 run. Next, our panel of Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Mia Love, Bakari Sellers, and Rick Santorum discuss Amash saying the President committed impeachable offenses and former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign kickoff. Finally, the State of the Cartoonion takes a look at some of the parallels between Washington... and Game of Thrones. via Knit
May 19 2019
39 mins
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Rank #17: Interview with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on President Trump's attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings; Interview with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on the Mueller hearing and impeachment proceedings; Interview wi

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First, Jake sits down with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders about President Trump's recent attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore, fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's criticism of Sanders' health care plan, Sanders' comparison of American pharmaceutical executives to murderers, his plan to get rid of all student loan debt, and his regret over supporting the 1994 crime bill despite voicing reservations at the time. Next, Jake talks with the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerry Nadler about his committee's major step towards possible impeachment. Then, Jake sits down with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib to talk about the president's attacks, Michigan's economy under the Trump administration, her support for the BDS movement, and the qualities she looks for in a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Then Van Jones, David Urban, Jennifer Granholm and Mia Love discuss CNN's upcoming Democratic presidential debates, President Trump's attack on Rep. Elijah Cummings, whether President Trump's actions reflect the rest of the Republican party, and the most recent poll numbers showing 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden still ahead of his rivals. via Knit
Jul 28 2019
52 mins
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Rank #18: Interview with US Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown on the Christchurch terror attack; Interview with Rep. Rashida Tlaib one of the only Muslims in Congress on the rise of white nationalism and the President's response. Interview with 2020 candidate a

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First, Jake speaks with the US Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown about the latest details on the Christchurch attack and the President's response to the tragedy. Then, Jake speaks with Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, one of only three Muslims in Congress, about her reaction to Trump's comments on White Nationalism and the ongoing controversy surrounding Rep. Ilhan Omar. Next, Jake interviews 2020 Democratic candidate and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar on the Christchurch shooting, her record as a prosecutor, and more. Then, our panel of Waleed Shahid, Rep. Jim Banks, Karen Finney, and former Congresswoman Mia Love discuss the US political ramifications of the Christchurch attack. Finally, in the State of the Cartoonion, Jake looks at Beto O'Rourke's campaign launch and his "born to run" attitude. via Knit
Mar 17 2019
50 mins
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Rank #19: Interview with expected House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler on the latest Trump investigation developments; Interview with Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Mueller and Saudi Arabia; State of the Cartoonion: Trump's late night phone habits

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First, Jake talks to the expected head of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler about the Mueller investigation and whether the Southern District of New York alleging Trump directed Cohen to commit felonies is an impeachable offense. Then, Jake is joined by Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio to discuss John Kelly leaving the White House, the Mueller investigation, Saudi Arabia, the alleged election fraud in North Carolina. Next, our panel of Rick Santorum, Jennifer Granholm, Adam Kinzinger, and Nina Turner discuss the latest Russia developments and the Trump allegations and the possible democrat candidates in 2020. Finally, on this week's State of the Cartoonion... you can call him on his cell phone -Trump's late night calls. via Knit
Dec 09 2018
39 mins
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Rank #20: Interview with 2020 presidential candidate and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro on controversial comments from Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and his plans for slavery reparations; Interview with Texas Rep. Will Hurd on Presiden

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First, Jake interviews 2020 presidential hopeful Julián Castro about divisions in the Democratic Party on reparations for slavery, the response to controversial comments by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and a new CNN/Des Moines Register poll in Iowa. Next, Jake sits down with Texas Rep. Will Hurd on the President's national emergency declaration to build his border wall and his thoughts on his fellow Texan Beto O'Rourke's possible 2020 bid. Then, Jake interviews 2020 presidential contender and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee about his plans to combat climate change and his reflections on diversity and white male privilege in the Democratic Party. Plus, CNN gets a tour of The Daily Show's Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library. via Knit
Mar 10 2019
39 mins
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