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Special coverage of the federal indictment of Donald Trump continues with Kaitlan Collins, Abby Phillip and our panel breaking down the indictment’s 37 separate charges in the special counsel’s classified documents investigation. Prosecutors allege the former president intentionally and knowingly retained hundreds of classified documents that include information about US nuclear capabilities, US operational military strategies, and the defense information of foreign countries.
Jun 10, 2023
CNN Anchor and Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash moderates a CNN Republican Presidential Town Hall with former Vice President Mike Pence, live from Des Moines, Iowa.
Jun 9, 2023
BREAKING NEWS: Sources tell CNN that Donald Trump has been indicted in the special counsel’s classified documents probe and charged with seven counts. Our panel discusses the latest information on Trump’s federal charges, which his legal team says includes espionage and obstruction, and what will happen to the former president next.
Jun 9, 2023
Mark Meadows, Chief of Staff by Trump's side in his final months of the administration, testifies to a federal grand jury in the special counsel's probe of Trump. Plus, a new vending machine is launched in New York City, stocked not with snacks, but with free drug supplies. Narcan, Fentanyl test strips, and crack pipes. It's supposed to save lives. But will it? And, the PGA Tour partners with Saudi-backed LIV Golf despite its past criticism of the regime’s human rights abuses, in a move that has “deeply offended” the families of 9\11 victims. Also, Chris Christie joins the race for the 2024 Republican nomination with sharp attacks on rival Trump.
Jun 7, 2023
Prosecutors in the Mar-a-Lago classified documents case have their suspicions raised after a Trump employee trained at the resort’s swimming pool last October and flooded the room where its surveillance video logs were kept. CNN Tonight looks at the key events around the incident that investigators are finding curious. Plus, Trump's lawyers spoke to the DOJ and met with special counsel Jack Smith. Our panel explains what that tells us. Also tonight: Why one Utah school district is banning the Book of Mormon, and the reason why 5 star Uber ratings might have become meaningless.
Jun 6, 2023
CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper moderates a live CNN Republican Presidential Town Hall with former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley from Iowa.
Jun 5, 2023
After Trump is caught on tape discussing a classified Pentagon document about a potential attack on Iran, the former president’s team tries to defend him with an array of different excuses. CNN Tonight fact checks what they're saying. Plus, Ron DeSantis and his flip-flop on Dr. Fauci. On the campaign trail he calls him nasty names in an about-face from what he said about Biden's then Chief Medical Advisor at the height of the pandemic. Plus, how the anti-drag law in the Sunshine State is raining on Pride parades this year, and Melanie Zanona reports live from Capitol Hill on the Senate debt ceiling vote.
Jun 2, 2023
BREAKING NEWS: the House votes to pass the Debt Limit Bill in a huge relief for President Biden, Speaker McCarthy and the global financial system. CNN Tonight reports live from Capitol Hill. Plus, Trump was captured on tape in 2021 acknowledging he kept a Pentagon document about a potential attack on Iran, after he left office. Sources say he was aware there were limits to his ability to declassify documents. Our panel discusses what this means for the special counsel investigation. And, Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson joins to tell Alisyn Camerota about today's NASA hearing on UFOs, including an object that cannot be explained.
Jun 1, 2023
Ron DeSantis gives the first speech of his presidential campaign in Iowa, taking aim at former President Trump. Our panel explains how that will play with the national audience. Plus, a new study shows the first 45 words a police officer says during a traffic stop of a black driver can predict how that encounter will end. One of the researchers, who discovered the warning signs of a police stop likely to escalate, joins CNN Tonight to discuss. And, the fifth grade Florida teacher being investiga...Show moreted for playing her class a Disney movie with a gay character in it, joins to tell Alisyn Camerota about the heated school board meeting where parents and students had a lot to say about the situation.
May 31, 2023
We're closer to a debt ceiling deal, but not there yet. Treasury Secretary Yellen gave House negotiators four more days to avoid a damaging default. But even if they make a deal tomorrow morning, can they get it done in time? Plus, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is not being shy about taking on the former president, ripping him on the border, calling him a big spender, and criticizing his Covid-19 policies. No other Republican in the Trump-era has been able to walk that tight rope. Can DeSantis? ...Show moreAnd, whenever you go in the water you’re never more than 200 - 300 feet away from a shark at any time. Wildlife Biologist and host of ABC’s “Wildlife Nation” Jeff Corwin tells John King what we need to know to avoid danger.
May 27, 2023