Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Morning News Brief: U.K. Ups Threat Level, Brennan Testifies, Trump Meets The Pope

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the terror alert level to critical after the Manchester attack. Also, reporter Ines San Martin discusses Trump at the Vatican, and the latest on Russia.

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Trump's First International Trip Offers Chance To Refocus Foreign Policy

Monday, May 22, 2017

President Trump's first international trip is an opportunity for him to reorient U.S. foreign policy priorities. It can also provide him a respite from political controversies back at home.

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Reviewing The Status Of Various Russia Probes

Sunday, May 21, 2017

With the president overseas, investigations into ties between Russia and Trump's presidential campaign are moving forward in Washington, D.C.

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The News Can't Stop, Won't Stop — All This Happened This Week

Friday, May 19, 2017

The avalanche of news since Donald Trump was inaugurated has overshadowed the GOP's domestic agenda, and now the president embarks on his first overseas trip, with potentially big consequences.

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Ongoing Controversy Threatens To Damage Trump's Credibility

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Credibility is the ability to confidently convey critical information. It's an essential quality for all presidents in difficult times, and the self-inflicted crisis of the last few weeks — the shifting narratives to explain the news — have severely damaged this White House's credibility. NPR looks at what's happened and why it matters.

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Morning News Brief: Robert Mueller As Special Counsel, New Google Products

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been appointed as a special counsel to investigate Russian influence in the election. And Google has unveiled its latest product ideas.

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White House Responds To Appointment Of Special Counsel In Russia Probe

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

In a statement Wednesday night, President Trump said a thorough investigation will confirm there was "no collusion" between his campaign and any foreign entity during last year's election.

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White House Says Reports That Trump Revealed Classified Data Are Wrong

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Multiple media outlets are reporting that President Trump revealed foreign intelligence to Russia's foreign minister and ambassador when they visited the Oval Office last week.

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News Brief: Trump Accused Of Sharing Classified Data, Iran Election Preview

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Reports suggest President Trump revealed classified information about ISIS to Russian officials at a White House meeting. A view from Iran ahead of the country's presidential election later this week.

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White House Responds To Report Trump Revealed Classified Information To Russians

Monday, May 15, 2017

The White House is pushing back against a Washington Post story that alleges President Trump revealed classified information to Russian officials in the Oval Office last week.

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Critics Lash Out At Trump After He Fires FBI Director James Comey

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Donald Trump's base is standing with him, liberals see the firing as adding fuel to calls for an impeachment and lawmakers on both sides feel angst.

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It's Been A Rough Week for James Comey, But At Least He Got Some Cookies

Friday, May 12, 2017

A 9-year-old who lives in Comey's neighborhood dropped off the treats earlier this week, after she saw reporters swarming the former FBI director's house.

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Trump Planned To Fire Comey Regardless Of Justice Department Recommendation

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump says he was intent on firing the FBI director no matter what Justice Department officials recommended. Washington Post reporter Robert Costa talks about why these statements are contradictory.

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White House Defends Decision To Fire FBI Director James Comey

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

President Trump says he fired FBI Director James Comey because he "wasn't doing a good job." NPR takes a look at what was behind the decision and how the White House is handling the political fallout.

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Comey's Firing Due To Handling Of Clinton Email Probe, White House Says

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The White House says FBI Director James Comey was dismissed for how he handled the scandal around Hillary Clinton's private email server while she was secretary of state.

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James Comey's Firing Raises Questions About FBI Probe Into Russia

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The White House's dismissal of Comey raises questions about the state of the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the election and whether the Trump campaign was tied to Russia.

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White House Announces Trump Has Fired FBI Director James Comey

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

According to a statement from the press secretary, FBI Director Comey has been terminated and removed from office. President Trump made the decision based on recommendations from the attorney general.

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Trump Lobbies House Republicans To Vote For Health Care Bill

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

President Trump personally lobbied House Republicans on Wednesday to vote for the revised GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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White House Defends Trump's Decision To Reach Out To Philippines' President

Monday, May 01, 2017

The White House is defending President Trump's decision to reach out to the Philippines president, despite his sketchy record on human rights.

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Why Trump's First 100 Days Matter And Why They Don't

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday is President Trump's 100th day in office. What do the first 100 days tell us about the kind of presidency he will have?

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