Jake Tapper Goes One-On-One with President Obama in an Exclusive Interview to Air on Nightline Tuesday, October 18th at 11:35pm ET

By Caragh Fisher

Oct 17, 2011 4:52pm

Facing the lowest approval ratings of his presidency and almost a year to the day until the 2012 election, “Nightline” has exclusive access to President Obama and spends a day with him as he travels by bus to sell his jobs bill in the battleground states of North Carolina and Virginia.  He speaks to ABC’s Senior White House Correspondent, Jake Tapper in an exclusive interview on Tuesday, October 18.  Tapper will ask him about the jobs crisis, the threat of a double dip recession, and his views on the Republican field, among other topics.

The full interview will air Tuesday, October 18 on a special edition of “Nightline.” Portions of the interview will also be seen on “World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer” tomorrow evening and will be featured across ABC News platforms including “Good Morning America,” ABCNews.com, ABC News Radio, ABC NewsOne, and ABC News NOW. Excerpts and transcripts will be available on Jake’s blog “Political Punch” on Wednesday.

ABC News’ “Nightline” is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Bill Weir. John Donvan and Juju Chang are correspondents. Jeanmarie Condon is the Executive Producer.  Nightline is the #1 program in late night and is drawing its biggest audience in over eight years.

Jake Tapper is ABCs’ Senior White House Correspondent and the recipient of two Merriman Smith Awards for his coverage of the White House

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