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June 5th, 2014
09:50 PM ET

GOP over-politicizing Bergdahl?

Van Jones says GOP is going overboard with criticism over Obama's Bergdahl swap. Newt Gingrich, Mark Jacobson and Clare Lopez debate.

Does Obama care too much or too little?
Van Jones asks if Obama cares too much or too little about our troops since the GOP isn't happy with his recent decisions.

Outrage: Uber & Lyft banned in Virginia
Newt Gingrich is outraged the car service Lyft and Uber are banned in Virginia.

Carson says Obamacare worse than 9/11
Van Jones is outraged Dr. Ben Carson says Obamacare is worse than 9/11 in a recent interview.

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Senators still skeptical after Bergdahl 'life' video shown
June 5th, 2014
05:12 PM ET

Senators still skeptical after Bergdahl 'life' video shown

Obama administration officials showed a so-called "Proof of Life" video of Bowe Bergdahl at a classified Senate briefing on Wednesday, but the session failed to convince numerous skeptics that swapping Taliban terror detainees for the captured Army sergeant was the right thing to do.

"I remain as deeply skeptical about this as I did before this conversation that we just had with the administration. For two days now, we've asked questions, many of which have not yet been fully answered," Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican of Florida, told CNN after the briefing.

Since announcing Bergdahl's release this past weekend, administration officials have said they fast-tracked the operation over concerns about his health and safety, which appeared to be in jeopardy. Full story

At 6:30pm ET, Van Jones and Newt Gingrich are joined by Mark Jacobson of the Truman Project and Clare Lopez of Center for Security Policy for a debate.

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Should the White House release Bergdahl’s proof-of-life video?

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Was Bergdahl worth the price?
June 4th, 2014
05:37 PM ET

Was Bergdahl worth the price?

A new video released by the Taliban showed the final moments of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's five years in captivity, just before he was handed over to the United States.

At one point in the video, Taliban members start chanting, "Long live Mujahideen of Afghanistan, long live Mullah Omar, the leader of Taliban."

Mujahideen refers to those who carry out jihad. Full story

At 6:30pm ET, Van Jones and S.E. Cupp are joined by fmr. Gov. Bill Richardson and Frank Gaffney,President of Center for Security Policy.

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We want you to weigh in: Was bringing Bergdahl back to the U.S. worth the price?

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June 3rd, 2014
09:34 PM ET

Cupp: Bergdahl abandoned his unit

S.E. Cupp argues that Bergdahl abandoned his unit and Van Jones, Larry Korb and Cliff May debate.

Bergdahl a deserter?
Van Jones and S.E. Cupp debate whether Bowe Bergdahl was a deserter and if it matters, with Larry Korb and Cliff May.

Jones outraged Kardashian posed with gun
Van Jones is outraged that Khloe Kardashian posed with a gun on Instagram.

Hurricane S.E. Cupp
S.E. Cupp is outraged female-named hurricanes aren't taken as seriously as male-named hurricanes according to a study. Full story

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Bergdahl: Did he desert his troops?
June 3rd, 2014
05:44 PM ET

Bergdahl: Did he desert his troops?

The Army will conduct "a comprehensive, coordinated" review into the case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl - the recently freed soldier who some have deemed a hero, others a deserter - the military branch's civilian leader announced Tuesday.

Secretary of the Army John McHugh began a statement on Bergdahl's case by saying that "we are grateful that an American soldier is back in American hands" and insisting "our first priority is ensuring Sgt. Bergdahl's health and beginning his reintegration process." Full story

At 6:30pm ET, Van Jones and S.E. Cupp are joined by Larry Korb and Cliff May for a debate.

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We want you to weigh in: When Bergdahl returns home, should Army investigate if he deserted?

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June 2nd, 2014
09:37 PM ET

The Bergdahl debate

Was releasing Bergdahl the right call?
Van Jones and S.E. Cupp debate whether it was the right call to release Sgt. Bergdahl with Sens. Whitehouse & Hoeven.

Clean air at what cost?
Jones and S.E. Cupp debate the EPA's newest announcement with the Senators.

Cupp outraged: topless Instagram protest?
S.E. Cupp outraged that Scout Willis bares all for a "topless Instagram protest."

Was trade for Bergdahl the right call?
June 2nd, 2014
05:25 PM ET

Was trade for Bergdahl the right call?

After five years in captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is free. But that's hardly the end of the story. While the Idaho man's friends and family and the Obama administration are hailing his release, the deal that set him free is getting heat from critics who say Bergdahl is a traitor who cost American lives and those who say the deal could cost American lives in the future. Full story

We want you to weigh in: Do you think Obama made the right decision to trade five Gitmo detainees for Sgt. Bergdahl?

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