The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
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We’re standing by for the expected release of an arrest video showing the fatal encounter between Tyre Nichols and five former Memphis police officers. The Nichols family and officials warn the footage is extremely disturbing. We’re also getting our first look at the brutal attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband last October. A San Francisco court released video of the suspect breaking into the couple’s home and lunging at the 82-year-old Paul Pelosi with a hammer.
Jan 28, 2023
Five former Memphis police officers are facing murder charges due to the death of Tyre Nichols. Law enforcement agencies across the country are bracing for reaction to footage which a top Tennessee official called sickening. We discuss all the latest developments with the executive director of the Memphis NAACP. Plus, new details emerge on the timeline for western tanks pledged to Ukraine for its fight against Russia.
Jan 27, 2023
The United States has pledged to arm Ukraine with some of the most sophisticated tanks on the planet. Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) joins to discuss strategic objectives in Ukraine. Plus, Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has announced Donald Trump will be allowed back on their platforms.
Jan 26, 2023
The United States and Germany appear poised to deliver sophisticated tanks as they urge Ukrainians to turn the focus from brutal battles in the east to a renewed offense in the south. Plus: Former Vice President Mike Pence is now facing his own document controversy after about a dozen classified records were found in his Indiana home. And: The latest gut-wrenching developments out of California, the scene of back-to-back mass shootings.
Jan 25, 2023
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Jan 24, 2023
As Ukrainian forces train for the next big battle against Russia, the Biden administration is taking new action against a mercenary group aiding Vladimir Putin’s war. This as the United States and Germany are in a standoff over sending tanks to Ukraine. The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States joins to discuss. Plus, the DOJ signals it won’t comply with House Republican’s demands for information on investigations, including the Biden documents probe.
Jan 21, 2023
A high stakes political standoff emerges over rising the debt ceiling after the U.S. hits its $31 trillion limit. The threat of an economically disastrous default is now hanging over Congress, the White House, and every American. Also, a new report that CIA Director William Burns made a secret trip to Ukraine to brief President Zelensky and share U.S. intelligence on Russia’s next move. Also, actor and producer Alec Baldwin now faces criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a crew member on the set of the film “Rust.”
Jan 20, 2023
A fiery helicopter crash near Kyiv kills 14 people including key government officials and a child. A top state department spokesperson joins to answer what the U.S. is learning about the crash. Plus, the Biden White House is sticking to the script as its new strategy for dealing with the classified documents crisis takes shape. Plus, prosecutors reveal chilling new evidence in the case of the Massachusetts man formally charged with killing his wife.
Jan 19, 2023
Another child’s body is found in the rubble of a Ukrainian residential apartment building as the death toll from a powerful Russian missile attack rises. White House official John Kirby joins to answer whether enough U.S. and western military aid is getting to Ukraine. Plus, the White House is ramping up its damage control as the crisis over classified documents intensifies. The Biden team is defending its delayed and incomplete release of information while accusing Republicans of fake outrage.
Jan 18, 2023
Ukraine is reeling tonight from one of the deadliest Russian attacks since the invasion. At least 40 people have been killed in a cruise missile strike on an apartment building right in the center of the Ukrainian city of Dnipro. Plus, new developments in the classified document scandal looming over the White House. Sources tell CNN that additional searches are possible at locations connected to President Biden. Also, House Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries joins to answer if he still has confidence in Biden in light of the classified documents investigation.
Jan 17, 2023