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.

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Biden: "Any American Who Wants To Get Home, We Will Get You Home"

According to the Pentagon, evacuation flights have resumed in Kabul after a brief pause, with nearly 5,700 people evacuated in the last 24 hours. Biden denies allies are now questioning U.S. credibility. Full FDA approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is expected as early as Monday.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit



Pentagon Ramping Up Kabul Evacuation Efforts

The Taliban is moving quickly to crush any opposition as the race to escape Afghanistan intensifies. The Pentagon is ramping up Kabul evacuation efforts as many struggle to reach the airport amid chaos and Taliban crackdown. The State Department says that 6,000 people at the Kabul airport are awaiting planes. 20 evacuation flights are expected to leave Afghanistan tonight. The Taliban is cracking down on protests and Afghans trying to leave the country...



Biden Defiant on Afghanistan in New Interview Tonight

Biden says no way for U.S. to withdraw “without chaos ensuing”. Biden suggests U.S. troops may stay until all Americans are out of Afghanistan, even if past the Aug. 31st deadline. Biden: booster shots “best way” to protect from Delta variant as U.S. to begin third dose for most Americans next month. Biden ordering Education Secretary to fight back against Governors prohibiting mask mandates. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit



U.S. Working to Accelerate Desperate Evacuation from Kabul

WH says 11,000 Americans on the ground after Taliban takeover. White House trying to contain fallout over Afghanistan as one official admits “our competence is being questioned”. WH: Biden “taking responsibility for every decision” the U.S. government took with respect to Afghanistan. Taliban reassurances met with skepticism, as they vow not to become terror haven and to uphold women’s rights. Taliban pledge of “blanket amnesty” met with skepticism...


 2021-08-18  42m

Biden Says He Stands "Squarely Behind My Decision" To Withdraw From Afghanistan

Biden: Americans should not be fighting and dying in a way the Afghan military isn't willing to fight. Taliban fighters swarm Kabul streets after government collapses.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


 2021-08-17  51m

U.S. Troops Moving To Afghanistan In Response To Taliban Takeover

According to the Pentagon, U.S. troops are moving to Afghanistan in rapid speed "as we speak," in in response to "deeply concerning" Taliban takeover. The Taliban is trying to isolate Kabul, but the city is "not in an imminent threat environment," according to the Pentagon. U.S. troops could possibly be "going into harm's way" in Afghanistan and will have the right of self-defense. The Pentagon will not say if moving troops into Afghanistan is a combat mission or not. However, the U.S...


 2021-08-14  38m

About 3,000 U.S. Troops Deploying to Afghanistan.

Afghan official: Taliban seize control of third largest city. Chaos erupts as Tennessee parents protest school mask mandate. Soon: FDA expected to authorize booster shot for some with weakened immune systems. Pelosi spokesperson urges House GOP leader to “get off his hands” and stand up to attacks on Capitol Police. Source: former U.S. attorney tells investigators he quit because Trump was considering firing him. One on one with Georgia’s Secretary of State...


 2021-08-13  38m

Kathy Hochul Declares She's "Fully Prepared" To Be New York's First Female Governor

FDA Expected To Authorize COVID Booster Shots For Immunocompromised. California becomes the first state to require teachers be vaccinated or regularly tested. Texas judge rules against governor, allowing mask mandates. Broward County schools plan to keep mask mandate, defying Florida Governor DeSantis' order. Former U.S. attorney tells investigators he quit because Trump was considering firing him.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


 2021-08-12  39m

Biden: "I Respect" Cuomo's Decision to Resign

President Joe Biden says, "I respect" New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's decision to resign amid sexual harassment and an impeachment probe.  On Tuesday, Cuomo said his resignation will take effect in two weeks. He also said in part, "I'm a fighter" but my resignation will "let the government get back to governing."   President Biden is looking into whether he has the authority to intervene in states where governors are trying to ban mask mandates. Those states include Florida and Texas...


 2021-08-11  38m

Florida governor threatens to withhold salaries of school officials

Dallas schools issue mandate, defying Governor Abbott's order, Ex-DOJ officials detail Trump efforts to undermine election, Democrats unveil $3.5 trillion budget resolution that priorities education, health and climate To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


 2021-08-10  38m