One of the most notable changes is the departure of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta, who notably got into a series of verbal scuffles with President Trump and a handful of press secretaries during the Trump years. He has been named anchor and chief domestic correspondent for CNN. His anchoring responsibilities will take place on the weekends, although the network didn’t provide specifics.
Additional changes include giving one of Wolf Blitzer’s two hours of The Situation Room to Jake Tapper’s The Lead. The latter will be on from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by one hour of Blitzer.
Tapper, who also hosts the network’s Sunday morning show, State of the Union, has gotten a partner for the show: network chief political correspondent Dana Bash. Starting the final Sunday of January, the two will