The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN.  Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 38m. Bisher sind 943 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

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Experts Warn Omicron Surge Won't Peak Any Time Soon


With the Omicron wave still on the rise in the U.S., experts warn the surge won't peak any time soon. That, as the CDC struggles to give Americans clear Covid guidance, with Dr. Walensky admitting to the Wall Street Journal that she hasn't conveyed the “uncertainty” around the pandemic. Plus, new details are emerging about the hostage stand-off inside a Texas synagogue that terrorized worshipers for nearly 11 hours. And, on this Martin Luther King Jr...


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Oath Keepers Leader Pleads Not Guilty To Seditious Conspiracy


The most high-profile defendant in the January 6th investigation plead not guilty to a rare and serious charge of seditious conspiracy. Although difficult to prove in court, seditious conspiracy charges reaffirm the argument the attack on the Capitol was an insurrection. The CDC just released a highly anticipated update on its mask policies as nearly 800,000 new daily cases emerge due to the Omicron variant. Related, Americans will be able to request tests at COVIDTests...


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Supreme Court Strikes Down Vaccine Mandate


President Biden is facing significant new defeats after voting rights legislation appears doomed in the Senate and the Supreme Court blocked his vaccine mandate for big businesses. United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy joins to give his reaction. The leader of the far right group the Oath Keepers has been arrested and accused of seditious conspiracy along with ten other defendants. Seditious conspiracy charges carry the same possible consequence as an obstruction charge...


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Health Officials Shift Tone On Omicron Surge


A shift in the response to the Omicron explosion here in the United States as health officials double down on the message that most Americans will be exposed. This as the pandemic economy takes another hit with inflation soaring to a four-decade high.  The select committee is now asking top House Republican Kevin McCarthy to cooperate voluntarily and turn over information. Sources also tell CNN that former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday appeared before the committee...


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Biden Vows “I Will Not Flinch” In Defending Voting Rights


President Biden said he’s tired of being quiet about the threat to voting rights in America during a speech in Atlanta today. Domestic policy adviser to the White House Susan Rice joins to answer if Biden can pass election reforms amidst concerns from the Democratic Party.  Dr. Anthony Fauci says the surging Omicron variant will eventually find just about everyone...


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Teachers Union President: Chicago’s Mayor Is “Being Relentlessly Stupid”


Anger and confusion are growing as America’s schools struggle with reopening plans due to the Omicron crisis. Chicago is cancelling class for more than 300,000 students for a fourth day as the president of the Chicago Teachers Union calls into question the mayor’s plans. Investigations are underway for one of the deadliest home fires in decades. A faulty space heater sparked an inferno in a New York City apartment building that killed 17 people, including 8 children...


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CDC Chief Under Fire, Vows To “Improve”


CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is under fire as frustrations grow over her decisions and messaging while Omicron cases keep surging. It’s another headache for President Biden, as a disappointing report on jobs growth adds to concerns about the United States economy. Also, the three white men who chased and murdered black jogger Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced to life in prison, with two of them having no chance of parole. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn...


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Biden: Trump “Held A Dagger To The Throat Of America” On Jan 6


Across the United States, Americans mark one year since the deadly insurrection with the wound still deep and democracy still in danger. President Biden seized the moment, directly blaming former President Trump for spinning a web of lies and holding “a dagger at the throat of democracy.” Further, Homeland Security is warning of a spike in extremist threats over the last 48 hours with lawmakers among the targets again. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


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U.S. Attorney General Vows Accountability For Jan 6 Riot


On the eve of the January 6th commemorations, the United States Attorney General is vowing to hold everyone behind the riot accountable no matter how long it takes. House January 6th select committee member Rep. Jamie Raskin joins to provide updates on the investigation.   CDC advisers have just endorsed booster shots for Americans as young as 12. This as the CDC provides confusing updates on isolation guidance. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


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January 6 Committee Releases Texts Between Sean Hannity And Trump


The January 6th committee releases texts between Fox News host Sean Hannity and the Trump White House around the time of the Capitol attack. This as the committee chairman reveals to CNN that he also wants to hear directly from the former Vice President, Mike Pence.  The CDC just updated its controversial coronavirus isolation guidelines. We’ll break down the new recommendations and whether they clear up the confusion so many Americans are feeling right now...


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