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CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.
27 Aug 2020 • 41 mins
Harris: We won’t let vigilantes derail the path to justice; Trump, Pence yet to address family of Jacob Blake; Police: IL teen charged with homicide in Kenosha protest shooting; NBA players decide to resume playoffs after strike over shooting; Tropical storm Laura hits Arkansas with damaging wind & rain; Trump says he will visit Gulf to see hurricane damage this weekend; Louisiana Gov: “Tremendous amount of damage” from Laura; Buildings flattened, roads under water, massive power outages after category 4 Laura makes landfall; More than 800,000 without power in Texas, Louisiana; WH Official: CDC guidance changed because of testing backlog; Report: Vaccine should go to frontline health care workers first; FDA authorizes emergency use of new COVID rapid test; 1.8 million jobs added to economy in July; Lord and Taylor, first American dept. store, closes after nearly 200 years; In unprecedented move, Pres. Trump will accept nomination in front of large crowd, from White House; Pres. Trump to address hurricane Laura, unrest in Kenosha in speech tonight;See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.