Jake Tapper

Day after Charlottesville Attack, Trump Team Goes on the Offensive

Seventeen hours after President Donald Trump pleaded for national unity and said, “No matter our color, creed, religion or political party, we are all Americans first,” his campaign released a new ad blasting “the President’s enemies,” including Democrats and the media. The close proximity to the terrorist attack and charged […]

Turner Holds Upfront

Turner, which owns several television properties, held its annual upfront presentation for advertisers and the media on Wednesday. The presentation featured a heavy dosage of politics and CNN as the cable news channel has seen viewership spikes due to interest in the election. Numerous personalities from Turner properties, especially CNN, […]

Speaker Paul Ryan Says He Does not Support Donald Trump

Two of the Republican Party’s top voices were against each other on Thursday as Speaker Paul Ryan said that he does not currently support Donald Trump as the party’s nominee. “I’m just not ready to do that at this point. I’m not there right now,” Ryan said on CNN’s The […]

Trump Advisor Says Trump Never “Not Accurate,” Fact-Checks Say Otherwise

“Seriously?” That was how anchor Jake Tapper responded to Michael Cohen’s claim that “Mr. Trump’s memory is fantastic. I’ve never come across a situation that Mr. Trump has said something that is not accurate.” Cohen serves as legal counsel to Trump and the Trump Organization. Tapper attempted to ask another […]

Dana Bash Named Chief Political Correspondent at CNN

CNN’s Dana Bash was named Chief Political Correspondent at the cable news network. Bash was previously Chief Congressional Correspondent and covered the Republican candidates in the current and past presidential cycles. The announcement was made by CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker and then an announcement was also made internally by […]