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Jake Tapper is CNN's chief Washington correspondent and the host of The Lead and State of the Union. His novel, The Hellfire Club, is set in 1954 Washington, D.C. Corey Nickols/Getty Images for Pizza Hut hide caption

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CNN's Jake Tapper On McCarthyism, Trump And The 'Jar Jar Binks Principle'

Tapper's new novel, The Hellfire Club, takes place in 1954 during Sen. Joseph McCarthy's Communist "witch hunt" — a time he describes as "very resonant" with the current political climate.

Jake Tapper is CNN's chief Washington correspondent and the host of The Lead and State of the Union. His novel, The Hellfire Club, is set in 1954 Washington, D.C. Corey Nickols/Getty Images for Pizza Hut hide caption

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CNN's Jake Tapper On McCarthyism, Trump And The 'Jar Jar Binks Principle'

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