Exclusive joint interview with Senators Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal, plus Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams
First up, Dana has an exclusive bipartisan interview with Senators Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal. They discuss whether the Democrats' tax and climate bill will help Americans struggling with inflation costs and their bipartisan push to call Russia a state sponsor of terrorism. Plus, Dana asks Graham why he still supports Trump after the January 6 attack on the Capitol.Next, Dana goes one-on-one with Stacey Abrams. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate gives her reaction to the sweeping Democratic tax and climate legislation. She also discusses how she’ll keep abortion safe and legal in Georgia, how her faith impacts her abortion views and whether she thinks Biden should run in 2024.To close, Dana and the panel discuss the Democrats’ key wins heading into the midterms, the Democrats’ split on Biden’s potential 2024 run and what the annual Conservative Political Action Conference tells us about what Republican voters are thinking.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Interviews with: Senator Joe Manchin, Senator Pat Toomey, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese
First, Jake asks Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin why he agreed to sign onto Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's bill on healthcare, climate and taxes after previously signaling he would not support it. Manchin also responds to claims that the $739 billion deal would increase inflation and taxes.
Plus, Jake presses Republican Sen. Pat Toomey on why he blocked a bill designed to help U.S. military veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough joins Jake to respond.
And, newly-elected Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese joins to discuss his country's ambitious plan to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, and shares how Australia is responding to China's strengthening military presence.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Interviews with: January 6 Committee Vice Chair Rep. Liz Cheney, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg
First, Jake goes one-on-one with January 6 Committee Vice Chair Rep. Liz Cheney on whether she believes the investigation has successfully made the case that former President Trump committed crimes. Plus, faced with the prospect of losing her seat over her work on the committee, Jake asks Cheney if it was all worth it.Next, Jake talks to Maryland GOP Governor Larry Hogan about Republicans’ decision to nominate Trump-backed election denier Dan Cox to succeed him, and gets his reaction to learning how Trump did nothing to stop the violence at the Capitol while Hogan fielded desperate calls from congressional leaders and mobilized police and National Guard units.Then, Jake speaks exclusively to US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the Biden administration’s efforts to contain the spread of monkeypox in the United States. Plus, Buttigieg responds to a Republican senator saying that codifying same-sex marriage protections is a “stupid waste of time.”To close, the panel discusses the impact the January six hearings are having on GOP voters and whether former President Trump’s hold on the party is weakening.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Interviews with: White House economic adviser Jared Bernstein, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Jan 6th committee member Elaine Luria
First: Inflation skyrockets at home while abroad President Biden makes nice with a leader he vowed to make a "pariah." Was it worth the price? Top White House economic adviser Jared Bernstein joins Dana Bash to discuss.
Next: Republican primaries pit sitting governors against former President Trump, who says it's a matter of when, not if, he runs. What will the GOP look like in 2024? Dana speaks exclusively to Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey.
Then: January 6th committee member Elaine Luria tells Dana why she thinks Donald Trump committed a crime during the insurrection.
And: Former Trump White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah Griffin, Pennsylvania House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, former Trump campaign senior adviser David Urban and Democratic strategist Paul Begala talk about the effect of abortion restrictions and culture wars on future elections, and how former President Trump's re-election bid could affect voters in swing states.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
After a tragic 4th of July mass shooting, Jake speaks with Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker about the missed warning signs and what changes are needed to ensure this doesn’t happen again. After, Jake asks New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu about the risk of a recession and what the Biden administration can do to help Americans. They also discuss the push to roll back abortion access in Republican-led states. Then, January 6th select committee member Rep. Zoe Lofgren joins Jake to discuss if former Trump adviser Steve Bannon will testify and whether the panel will release excerpts of former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone’s testimony. Plus, Jake takes a moment to honor the sacrifice of veterans from World War II.
This week’s panel includes Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval, former U.S. Representative Mia Love, former Obama senior policy adviser Ashley Allison, and former special assistant to President George W. Bush Scott Jennings.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy