Interview with Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford; Interview with House Impeachment Manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren; Interview with conservative lawyer George Conway; Remembering Jim Lehrer.
First, Jake sits down with Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford to talk about his views on the President's impeachment trial and his latest tweet attacking House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff. Next, Jake talks with House Impeachment Manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren about the case from Democrats against the President and efforts to compel witnesses to testify in the Senate trial. Then, Jake's interview with conservative lawyer George Conway from this week on how Republicans are navigating President Trump's impeachment trial. Next, Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith, former Rep. Mia Love, Wajahat Ali and David Urban join Jake to preview the week ahead in the Senate impeachment trial. Finally, Jake remembers former PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer, who died this week at age 85.
Interview with Trump legal team member Alan Dershowitz; Interview with Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown; Interview with impeachment manager Democratic Rep. Jason Crow.
First, CNN's Brianna Keilar talks with Trump legal team member Alan Dershowitz and CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin about the constitutional arguments for and against removing President Donald Trump from office in the Senate. Next, Keilar interviews Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio about his role as a juror in the Senate trial and the clash between 2020 presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the campaign trail. Then, Keilar interviews impeachment manager Democratic Rep. Jason Crow about the Democratic strategy to win over Republican Senators and call additional witness testimony. Finally, Rep. Michael Waltz, Karen Finney, Mary Katherine Ham and Terry McAuliffe join Keilar to talk about the politics of impeachment and the latest in the 2020 presidential campaign.
Interview with Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Interview with Republican Senator Mike Lee, Interview with 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer
First, Jake talks to Defense Secretary Mark Esper about the threat of Iran on US embassies and the intelligence that led to the death of Qasem Soleimani. Next, Jake talks with Republican Senator Mike Lee on the intelligence briefing he received about the Iran strike and whether there was a threat to US embassies. Then, Jake interviews 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer on his campaign spending and what makes him qualified to be the next Commander in Chief. Next, Jake speaks to a panel of Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, Mia Love, Wajahat Ali and Rick Santorum about a new CNN/Des Moines Register poll out of Iowa showing a Bernie Sanders resurgence and the upcoming Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. Finally, in light of the tensions with Iran, Jake wonders if "trust us" is enough of a message?
Interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Interview with 2020 presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Interview with 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Interview with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff.
First, Jake talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about President Trump's strike against a top Iranian commander, discussing possible retaliation from the Iranians and questions from Congressional leaders about the intelligence supporting the attack. Next, Jake interviews 2020 presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg about his criticism of the President's strike in Iran, as well as how he compares his foreign policy experience to former Vice President Joe Biden and whether he would rule out appointing donors to ambassador posts. Then, Jake talks with 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren about her response to the strike, as well as her transition to Medicare for All and how she plans to handle the upcoming impeachment trial. Finally, Jake sits down with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff to talk about his view of the strike against Iran and the Democratic strategy to hold the impeachment articles from the Senate.
Interview with Oren Segal, the VP of the ADL's Center on Extremism about the Hanukkah knife attacks in New York; Interview with Senator John Kennedy on the details of the Senate impeachment trial and President Trump's whistleblower tweet. Interview with C
First, Jake speaks with Oren Segal of the Anti-Defamation League about the horrific knife attack in New York and the recent string of anti-Semitic attacks in New York. Then, Jake talks to Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana about the ongoing Senate trial negotiations and the President tweeting an unsubstantiated claim about the whistleblower's identity. Next, Jake speaks with Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy about the Democrat's impeachment strategy and Joe Biden's potential testimony if he is subpoenaed. Next, our panel discusses Biden's potential testimony, Pelosi vs. McConnell, and President Trump's holiday message. Finally, Jake looks at the public servants we lost in 2019 and the lessons their legacies leave behind.