CNN's Political Director David Chalian lives, breathes, and sleeps politics, so who better to help make sense of the ever-shifting political landscape? Join David and his colleagues as they ask tough questions, provide insight and analysis, and help you separate the political signal from the noise. Every weekday.
Despite President Trump's best efforts, his dream of a crowd filled convention is no more. CNN's Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika breaks down his choice to cancel it. Also, with approximately 100 days to the election, a slew of recent polls shows Trump is losing to Biden in key battleground states. Plus, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s viral speech that condemns sexism in Congress.
Biden and Trump are determined to paint each other as poor on race relations. If the last couple of days have been anything to go by, the lead up to November 2020 is going to be ugly. CNN Senior Political Reporter breaks down what we can expect from both campaigns. Plus protests in Portland continue to escalate as the city’s mayor is caught in the fray. Also, the latest threat to vote in mail could come in the form of postal budget cuts.
After weeks of no pandemic task-force briefings, last night President Trump gave a somewhat measured response to America's current state, admitting it will get worse before it gets better. But Republican's have other problems in Congress. Join CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson as she breaks it all down, along with the fact that President Trump wished Ghislaine Maxwell “well” despite her trafficking indictment...
Following Portland, President Trump now threatens to send federal agents to other major cities to control ongoing protests. CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson breaks down how mayors will respond. Plus Biden’s Vice Presidential shortlist includes four Black women: a historical first, and the President backpedals his stance on masks in light of dipping poll numbers.
After a long battle with cancer, civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis passed away over the weekend. His legacy is remembered by many, and the nominee for his House seat will have big shoes to fill. CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson breaks this all down as well as Trump's latest Fox News Sunday interview where he continued to hedge on a national mask mandate. Plus, the White House objects to Senate's push for more CDC funding.
Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp has sued Atlanta's Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms over a proposal meant to keep citizens safe from the coronavirus. CNN's Political Director David Chalian breaks down this political move, and also discusses Vice President Pence's move to paint Joe Biden as a socialist. Plus, the latest on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's health and its political implications.
President Trump removes his campaign manager in an attempt to save his flagging presidential bid. But as CNN Political Director David Chalian explains, that isn't going to fix what's actually wrong: his failure to take on the Coronavirus
As a new poll shows Joe Biden with a big lead in the crucial state of Pennsylvania, President Trump has been traveling to states he easily won in 2016. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains the reason behind the president’s campaign stops and breaks down the president’s niece making the press rounds to discuss her tell all book.
President Trump keeps moving from challenge to challenge, from the flailing economy, to getting children back to school. But, as CNN Political Director David Chalian explains, what the President doesn't seem to understand is that the only way to solve them is to focus on the pandemic.
As coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly in America, President Trump and his allies attack the nation's top scientists: Dr. Fauci and the CDC. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks that down as well as the Secretary of Education's comments on schools returning and tomorrow's GOP Senate Primary in Alabama.