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CNN's lead DC anchor and chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this two-hour long weekday afternoon program, with headlines from around the country and the world, the top stories in national and international news, politics, health, money, the environment, sports and popular culture. The Lead also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages —buried leads— to the forefront.

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Jan 6 Committee Subpoenas McCarthy
The Lead with Jake Tapper
May 12, 2022

Rep. Zoe Lofgren of the January 6th committee joins to discuss the new subpoenas issued for Kevin McCarthy and four other House Republicans. Plus, the man who led the Pentagon during the Trump administration weighs the United State’s involvement in Ukraine as Putin’s army is pushed back. Also, American farmers are warning that food prices cold soon skyrocket even more.