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 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

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Protests are underway across the United States over George Floyd's death


Mandatory curfews are set in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and more cities as the United States braces for a possible eighth night of unrest in response to the death of George Floyd. Protestors are marching in New York City ahead of the cities 8 p.m. curfew. The 8 p.m. curfew in New York City has been extended for the rest of the week. The New York City mayor says to protest in the daytime and then go home...


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Nation Braces For Possible Seventh Night of George Floyd Protests


The nation braces for a possible seventh night of unrest with mandatory curfews in effect for multiple cities. Wolf Blitzer shows video of tear gas bring fired at protesters in Philadelphia. Trump calls governors "weak," urges them to dominate" unruly protests, as active duty United States military forces are deploying into District of Columbia and military-style vehicles move onto Pennsylvania Ave near the White House. Obama condemns violence, calls for change in wake of George Floyd protests...


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Ex-Police Officer Charged With Murder In Death of George Floyd


A complaint says that Chauvin, an ex-police officer in Minneapolis, kneeled on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes, including three minutes after he became unresponsive. George Floyd preliminary autopsy says that "no physical findings that support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or  strangulation. Chauvin has been charged with third degree murder and manslaughter. The FBI is asking the public for photos or videos surrounding the death of George Floyd...


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United States Is On Alert For Infection Spikes After States Reopen


The United States coronavirus death toll has surpassed 101,000 and the rate of new coronavirus cases are trending up across most of the South. A key model is projecting 132,000 United States coronavirus deaths by August. The recent projection is 11,000 fewer than the key model's previous forecast. A new model forecasts that more hospital beds will be needed by June...


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Wearing A Mask Is A Symbol Of What You Should Be Doing


As of today, new cases for coronavirus are trending up in 14 states, down in 19 and steady in 17 states. Locations of the trending up states include Arkansas, Alabama and West Virginia. Dr. Fauci says the country could see and uptick in cases as states reopen and effects may not be seen for several weeks. California becomes the fourth state with more than 100,000 coronavirus cases. Long Island reopens, while New York City remains the only region in the state not included...


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The United States Coronavirus Death Toll Is Now Nearing 99,000


The CDC is now saying that coronavirus antibody testing might be wrong half the time. As of now, the rate for new coronavirus cases are trending up in 17 states, down in 20 states and steady in 13 states. The World Health Organization is warming of a second surge in coronavirus. However, ten vaccine candidates are now in human trails...


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Americans Flock to Public Places Without Social Distancing With Climbing Coronavirus Death Toll


For Memorial Day weekend, Trump spends majority of the holiday weekend tweeting political attacks and golfing. Trump also visits Fort McHenry on Memorial Day, despite Baltimore mayor's plea to abide by the stay-at-home order. Trump is also threatening to pull the GOP convention from North Carolina if not allowed "full attendance" in an arena.  Recently, crowds across the United States are ignoring coronavirus social distancing guidelines as the coronavirus death toll nears 100,000...


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Hydroxychloroquine linked to higher death risk in coronavirus patients


A study finds the drug Trump has touted and taken has been linked to higher death risk in coronavirus patients. The CDC issues new guidance for houses of worship as Trump orders them to open and threatens to “override” governors who refuse to do so. States face critical reopening test as holiday weekend begins. NY, NJ, CT, DE reopen their beaches for Memorial Day weekend. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo states that: “A mask could make the difference between life and death“...


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Trump Chooses Not To Wear Mask During Ford Tour


A new model is predicting case spikes in some states that reopened early, especially states in the south, as the current United States coronavirus death toll surpasses 93,000. Alongside the death rate, the rate of new coronavirus cases are up in 17 states, down in 12 states and steady in 21 states. Physician Anthony Fauci warns "not is not the time to tempt fate" concerning coronavirus...


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All 50 states partially reopen as United States death toll tops 92,000


Trump threatens to withhold federal funding for Michigan and Nevada over their mail-in push to voters for upcoming elections. He is falsely claiming the states illegally sent absentee ballot applications to voters. Trump is also blaming China's "incompetence" for "mass worldwide killing" after he praised the country earlier in the pandemic...


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