Mara Liasson

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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.


Trump Tries To Round Up Reluctant Republicans For Health Care Bill

Sunday, March 12, 2017

President Trump is working to convince reluctant Republicans to support the House GOP bill to replace Obamacare.


After Helping His Campaign, Trump's Tweets Cost Him In The White House

Friday, March 10, 2017

Forty-nine days into his presidency, Donald Trump continues to struggle with the transition from outsider to insider. A lot of things that helped him as a candidate, like flame throwing tweets, are hurting him as president. A week that started with Trump accusing Obama of wiretapping him ended with Trump cheerleading for the GOP establishment's health care plan.


Trump Signs New Order On Immigration Amid Controversy Over Tweets

Monday, March 06, 2017

President Trump signed a new travel executive order after a weekend of controversy over his tweets. He claimed President Obama tapped his phones at Trump Tower.


After Speech To Congress, Trump Holds Meeting With GOP Leaders

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The day after his joint address to Congress, President Trump has been uncharacteristically low key. He met with Republican House and Senate leaders today for a legislative strategy session.


Trump Gives Broad Outline Of Policies In Speech To Congress

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

President Trump presented big ideas but few details in his first speech to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. We look at what he talked about and how Democrats responded.


Trump To Deliver Address To Joint Session Of Congress

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

President Trump delivers his first address to Congress Tuesday night. NPR takes a look at the message he needs to convey after five weeks in the White House.


Trump Administration To Boost Defense Spending In Budget Proposal

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Trump administration unveiled its budget priorities Monday ahead of the president's Tuesday address to Congress. It comes after days of focus on the White House relationship with the media.


Here's What To Watch For When Trump Addresses Congress

Monday, February 27, 2017

It's not a "State of the Union" address, but Trump's mood about the country will matter, along with whether he gives Congress direction on policy priorities like health care and taxes.


How Much Will Trump's Address To Congress Reflect 'Renewal Of American Spirit' Theme?

Sunday, February 26, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says President Trump will focus on the "renewal of American spirit" when he addresses a joint session of Congress early next week.


What To Expect In Trump's Address To Congress

Saturday, February 25, 2017

We recap President Trump's week and his address to CPAC, and preview themes to expect in his address to Congress Tuesday.


5 Questions After A Chaotic Week In The Trump White House

Sunday, February 19, 2017

President Trump is governing the way he campaigned — moving from "chaos candidate" to "chaos president." It might be possible to stabilize things, but Trump doesn't seem to want that.


Trump Decries 'Fake News' Stories About Aides' Ties To Russia

Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Trump held a free-flowing wide-ranging news conference on Thursday to defend his administration and decry what he called "fake news" stories about his associates' ties to Russia.


Trump Blames Media For Downfall Of National Security Adviser Flynn

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In a news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump blamed the media for the downfall of his national security adviser, Michael Flynn.


Press Secretary: Trump Fired Flynn As National Security Adviser

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn hasn't stopped the questions about his calls to the Russian ambassador. White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Tuesday that President Trump asked for Flynn's resignation.


White House Sends Mixed Messages About Confidence In Michael Flynn

Monday, February 13, 2017

The White House says it is "evaluating the situation' regarding national security adviser Flynn, who may have misled the vice president-elect about his conversation with the Russian ambassador.