Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Trump's Platform Remains Unclear As President Reaches 100 Days

Monday, April 24, 2017

Candidate Donald Trump promised to blow up the political establishment — picking and choosing policies to suit his vision. But 100 days in office, it is far from clear what exactly "Trumpism" means.


Trump's Priorities As He Hits 100 Days

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Congress returns to Washington next week, and they've got a lot to do, as President Trump faces down his first 100 days.


Trump Holds Joint Press Conference With Italian Prime Minister Gentiloni

Thursday, April 20, 2017

President Trump answers questions from reporters alongside the Italian prime minister at the White House.


Georgia Special Election Heads To Runoff As GOP Avoids Brutal Loss

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Republicans were able to avoid an embarrassing loss of a House seat in Georgia to Democrats Tuesday night. It now heads to a one-on-one matchup in June.


Democrats Face Divided Republican Field In Georgia Special Election

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

In the Atlanta suburbs, Democrats nationally have rallied around a candidate trying to pick off the House seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, against a divided GOP field.


A Week Of Policy Reversals For Trump

Saturday, April 15, 2017

As the Trump administration looks for legislative and policy wins, the president is publicly reversing positions on issues as varied as Syria and health care.


U.S., Russia Talks Try To Find A Path Forward After Syria Attack

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

President Trump talked a lot about having a better relationship with Russia, but that changed last week when Trump ordered missile strikes after Syria's apparent use of chemical weapons on civilians.


Week In Politics: Syria, Gorsuch, White House Infighting And The 'Nuclear Option'

Saturday, April 08, 2017

It was a busy week in politics, capped off by Trump's airstrikes on Syria. But also, Neil Gorsuch was confirmed, reports emerged about power struggles in the White House, and the Senate changed rules.


Events In Syria Put Trump's Foreign Policy Up For Grabs

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The new president is finding out that things happen, and the world's greatest superpower has to respond.


5 Insights On The Senate's 'Nuclear' Battle Over Neil Gorsuch

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The high court will be even more polarized as future nominees become more ideologically extreme. The Senate will also be changed, as will faith in U.S. democratic institutions in general.


Trump Chief Strategist Steve Bannon Removed From National Security Council

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Bannon had been elevated to the national security group in an unprecedented move in January. He will retain his role as senior adviser for domestic affairs.


Senate Showdown Over Supreme Court Nomination Gathers Steam

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The Senate appears headed for a clash that will fundamentally change how the institution approaches the process of Supreme Court nominations, and it could have further implications.


Trump Focus Pivots To Foreign Policy Priorities

Monday, April 03, 2017

President Trump is focusing on foreign policy priorities this week, including visits with several world leaders, as his domestic agenda is paused in Congress.


Trump To House Republicans: Pass Health Care Bill Or Obamacare Stays In Place

Friday, March 24, 2017

President Trump sent a message to House Republicans on Thursday night that they must pass their health care bill on Friday or the Affordable Care Act stays in place.


House Leaders Delay Scheduled Vote On Republican Health Care Bill

Thursday, March 23, 2017

There's still no deal among the White House, House Republican leaders and rank-and-file members to secure the votes needed to pass the GOP health care vote.


Trump Faces High Stakes Fight In Push For Republican Health Care Bill

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A day before the House votes on the GOP health care bill, President Trump continues trying to persuade Republican lawmakers to support it. The stakes are high for this young administration.


Trump Confronts Ongoing Russia Controversy Amid Gorsuch Hearing

Monday, March 20, 2017

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee faces confirmation hearings, and the House nears a vote on the GOP's health care bill. That all could be drowned out by ongoing controversy about Russia.


The Big Week Ahead On Capitol Hill

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Expect a big week for President Trump's agenda. Claims about wiretapping and Russia get a public airing, his Supreme Court nominee faces the Senate, and the House votes on the GOP health care bill.


GOP Factions In Fight Over Republican Health Care Plan

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act is facing opposition from a lot of factions inside the GOP, from conservatives who want a clean repeal to Trump's own populist supporters.


Congressional Budget Office Delves Into GOP Health Plan's Cost

Monday, March 13, 2017

The CBO is expected to soon release its projections on the impact of the House Republicans' proposed health care bill on the economy, the federal budget and the health care industry.