This week on Inside the Hive, CNN’s Jake Tapper joins Joe Hagan for a wide-ranging conversation, from his role covering Donald Trump to the gripping new war movie The Outpost based on Tapper’s 2012 nonfiction book about a harrowing battle between 53 U.S. service members and more than 400 Taliban in which eight Americans were killed. Tapper describes his emotional reaction to reports that Trump ignored intelligence about Russia paying Taliban insurgents to kill U.S. soldiers. He also addresses the theory that CNN itself is partly culpable for Trump’s rise and explains what motivates his reporting in a world where Watergate-sized revelations rarely move the needle of public opinion.
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