Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

News Brief: Kavanaugh Latest, Brexit, Koreas Summit

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

We have the latest developments on the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Also, European leaders are meeting to discuss Brexit, while leaders of North and South Korea also met.


Ford Calls For FBI Investigation Of Alleged Sexual Assault

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

One of Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers says any Senate testimony should come after an FBI investigation. Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her decades ago.


Ex-President Obama Jumps Back Into The Political Fray

Monday, September 10, 2018

Two months out from midterms, former President Obama has appeared on the campaign trail to stump for Democrats, as President Trump continues to support Republican candidates.


Sunday Politics: Obama Campaigns, The Op-Ed

Sunday, September 09, 2018

Former President Obama was back campaigning for Democrats, while President Trump is still focused on an anonymous op-ed.


Fallout Continues Over Anonymous White House 'New York Times' Op-Ed

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Top Trump officials scrambled to deny they wrote the op-ed in The New York Times from an anonymous "senior official" in the administration. The column blasted Trump and blindsided the White House.


News Brief: Day 2 Of Kavanaugh Hearings, 'NYT' Anonymous Op-Ed, Gay Sex In India

Thursday, September 06, 2018

On the second day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings, there were more protests and talk of precedent. Also, we look at reaction to a New York Times op-ed by a member of the administration.


White House Responds To Explosive Allegations In Bob Woodward's New Book

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

The Trump administration responded to explosive new allegations of chaos in the White House on Tuesday. The allegations come in a new book by Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward.


Sunday Politics: McCain, NAFTA

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Washington political leaders are honoring John McCain this weekend as a man of conservative principle and bipartisan respect. Next week they return to battling over hot buttons like NAFTA.


Politics Sunday: John McCain's Legacy And Trump's Week

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sen. John McCain died Saturday of brain cancer at the age of 81. He shared the same party affiliation with President Trump, but the two had little in common.


Politics Sunday: Don McGahn, Mueller, Brennan

Sunday, August 19, 2018

While President Trump has been attacking the special counsel, Trump's White House counsel granted what is reported to be lengthy voluntary testimony.


Politics Roundup: Charlottesville And Trump

Sunday, August 12, 2018

President Trump's response to the deadly rally in Charlottesville is still resonating today, a year later.


It's Not The Deep State That Hurts Trump — It's The Shallow State

Thursday, August 09, 2018

President Trump and his supporters have often complained about the deep state — a cabal of hostile bureaucrats. But maybe the biggest impediment to the president comes from his Cabinet.


Ohio's Special Congressional Election Still Too Close To Call

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

A special congressional election in Ohio remains too close to call. But since some Republicans think it should have been a "slam-dunk," there's plenty of anxiety over what it means for the GOP this fall.


Mixed Messages From The White House

Sunday, August 05, 2018

President Trump and his national security team have made statements at odds with each other.


As Supreme Court Nears Solid Conservative Majority, GOP Reaps Reward From 'Long Game'

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Democrats are playing a weak hand in the battle over Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. Unlike Republicans, Democrats have not played the long game when it comes to focusing on the judiciary.


'The Shallow State': The Divide Between Trump's Words And His Administration's Policies

Thursday, August 02, 2018

The divide between the president's words and the policies carried out by his cabinet has been on full display this week on the Mueller investigation and Russian interference in the 2016 election.


Democrats' Weak Hand Will Be Displayed During Kavanaugh Nomination Battle

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh met Sen. Joe Manchin Monday, the first Democrat to do so. Democrats don't have much leverage in the confirmation battle, just as Republicans planned it long ago.


Week Ahead In Politics

Sunday, July 29, 2018

We look at the latest strong economic numbers and the effect tariffs may have on the president's base.


U.S. And Europe Reach Apparent Ceasefire In Trade War

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

President Trump met with the European Commission president and with farm state Republicans Wednesday. Trump's allies in rural America and U.S. allies in Europe are alarmed by his trade policies.


The Week Ahead In Politics

Sunday, July 22, 2018

A lot has happened since President Trump met with Russia's President Putin in Helsinki on Monday.