Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

President Trump Delivers Speech After Returning From Asia

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Even before he returned from his nearly two-week in Asia, President Trump began teasing he'd make a "major" statement about the trip when he got back. Wednesday afternoon, he shared what he views as his overseas accomplishments.

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Republicans Add ACA Mandate Repeal To Tax Bill

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Senate version of the GOP tax plan involves repealing the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Republicans think they have the votes to pass the measure.

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Trump And The Office Of The Presidency, One Year After The Election

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

In 2016, Donald Trump won the presidency as a businessman and reality TV star with no political or military experience. He said that being president would change him, but what impact has his time in office had?

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Week In Politics: The DNC, Taxes, Russia Investigation

Sunday, November 05, 2017

House Republicans are pushing to overhaul the tax code as indictments rattle the White House and Democrats turn on each other.

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Is Trump Changing The Presidency Or Is It Changing Him? 4 Historians Weigh In

Sunday, November 05, 2017

A year after Election Day, NPR asked four historians what they think of President Trump, his tenure in the Oval Office so far and his impact on the nation's highest and most powerful office.

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News Brief: New York Attacker Charged, Trump Calls For Immigration Changes

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Prosecutors say the New York attacker planned his attack far in advance. Also, we look at how President Trump is responding, and look at NPR management's response to sexual harassment complaints.

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Trump Calls For Immigration Changes After Attack

Thursday, November 02, 2017

In contrast to the attack in Las Vegas, President Trump has not wasted any time in advocating policy changes in the wake of the New York attack.

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White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly Coming Under Criticism For Recent Remarks

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The White House touts Chief of Staff John Kelly's military background as evidence of his credibility and apolitical nature. But Kelly's recent statements call that portrayal into question.

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White House's Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says Indictments Don't Prove Collusion With Russia

Monday, October 30, 2017

The White House is trying to create distance between President Trump and the actions special counsel Robert Mueller took against several of Trump's former campaign aides in connection with his investigation.

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GOP Senators Continue To Speak Out About Trump's Approach To Governing

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, a critic of President Trump, called out the president during his announcement that he won't see re-election in 2018. He's adding his voice to others in his party who are speaking out about Trump. But what is the impact?

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Gold Star Widow Says President Trump Didn't Remember Her Husband's Name

Monday, October 23, 2017

Myeshia Johnson, the widow of one of the U.S. soldiers killed in Niger, has spoken about President Trump's phone call to her and how she felt. That call has been the subject of several days of controversy for the White House.

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Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal To Stabilize ACA Insurance Markets

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Senators leading bipartisan health care talks say they've reached a deal. It aims to stabilize the individual market. Intermountain Healthcare CEO Dr. Marc Harrison gives his thoughts on the deal.

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Kelly Tries To Impose Order On An Unruly White House

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Since John Kelly became President Trump's chief of staff, he's tried to establish some order inside the White House. But his efforts have their limits. One of those limits is the president himself.

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Trump Continues To Use Twitter As Main Form Of Communication

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

President Trump has had a combative few days on Twitter, going after NBC and the organization's "license" to report news, and trading digs with Republican Sen. Bob Corker.

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Tillerson Says He Never Considered Resigning As Secretary Of State

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed the press to refute a report that he considered quitting his job. But the episode raises more questions about the workings of the Trump administration.

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Trump Travels To Las Vegas As Probe Continues Into Shooter's Motive

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

President Trump arrives in a city where investigators are hard at work reconstructing Sunday night's mass shooting. Trump says gun laws will be talked about "as time goes by."

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News Brief: Trump In Las Vegas, Gun Control, Theresa May's Troubles

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

President Trump is traveling to Las Vegas Wednesday after Sunday's mass shooting. Also, Democrats are pushing for measures related to gun control, and Theresa May's conservative party is in disarray.

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For Trump, Another Tragedy Presents Another Test

Monday, October 02, 2017

NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the political response to the massacre at a country music concert on the Las Vegas strip, including from the White House. President Trump called it "an act of pure evil."

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What Does The Alabama Senate Race Mean For The Divide In The GOP?

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

President Trump's preferred candidate for an Alabama Senate race lost Tuesday, exposing a sharp divide among the conservative base.

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Trump Defends Criticism Of NFL Players For National Anthem Protests

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

President Trump defends his criticism of NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. He also touted his administration's hurricane response efforts in Puerto Rico. Trump took questions from reporters alongside Spain's leader.

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