Mara Liasson

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President Trump Threatens To Deport People Without Due Process

Monday, June 25, 2018

President Trump is keeping up his hardline rhetoric on immigration. He threatened to deport those crossing the border illegally without due process — sending mixed signals to Congress on the issue.


Bolton May Not Be In Sync With Each Of Trump's Foreign Policy Instincts

Monday, June 25, 2018

Even though National Security Adviser John Bolton has been in the administration for a short time, his foreign policy ideas — including a mistrust of multilateral agreements — are having an impact.


Weekend Politics Roundup

Sunday, June 24, 2018

We have the latest on President Trump's reversal on separating migrant families at the border and the response.


Why President Trump Reversed His Position On Immigrant Families

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

President Trump is generally known to dig in when faced with opposition rather than back down from a fight. But in the case of separating immigrant families from children, Trump abruptly shifted gears.


Politics In The News: Immigration And The Southern Border Crisis

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

President Trump will huddle with GOP lawmakers Tuesday as they pursue immigration legislation. It comes as Trump faces heat for separating immigrant children from parents at the border.


Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Defends 'Zero Tolerance' Border Policy

Monday, June 18, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that is separating families who cross the border illegally.


Politics Week Ahead: Trump's Immigration Policies

Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Trump administration is feeling political heat for its policy of separating migrant children and parents.


President Trump Attacks Credibility Of FBI, DOJ After Watchdog Report

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Justice Department inspector general report on the Clinton email investigation is being used as political fodder by President Trump, who has continued to attack the credibility of the FBI and DOJ.


How President Trump Is Changing The Republican Party

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Republican primary voters and leaders in Congress have made it clear this week that they are in lock step behind President Trump, and there's almost no room for dissent in today's GOP.


Trump's Weekend: The G-7 And Singapore

Sunday, June 10, 2018

President Trump's time abroad is demonstrating an approach to the world that is a stark departure from normal U.S. diplomacy.


Regional Security Is At Stake When Trump Sits Down With North Korea

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Ahead of his summit next week with North Korea's leader, President Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Abe. Meanwhile, Republican leaders in Congress grapple with a challenge on immigration.


What Tuesday's Primary Results Say About The Midterms This Fall

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Eight states had primary contests Tuesday — determining who will be on the ballot in some important races come November. NPR takes a look at what we learned from those results — and what we should be looking for headed into the fall.


White House Announces Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum From Key Allies

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday announces that steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico will face tariffs starting at midnight,


President Trump Isn't Abandoning Criticism Of FBI And The Russia Investigation

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The White House says President Trump still has concerns about the FBI despite a Republican lawmaker deflating his "spygate" charge. It also weighs in on the Roseanne Barr controversy.


Trump Is Sticking To His Playbook To Win The Midterms

Thursday, May 24, 2018

His approval numbers, the economy — even the Russia probe — could all help Trump boost the GOP. But some in the White House worry Republicans in Congress don't understand the headwinds 2018 brings.


Connecting the Dots in the Trump Orbit

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the latest national political news, including why Donald Trump is helping Chinese company ZTE, the snag in Trump's N. Korea summit + more.


Trump Welcomes 3 Men Held In North Korea Back To The U.S.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Three Korean-American men who had been held by North Korea arrived by plane outside of Washington, D.C., early Thursday morning, and were met by President Trump and other members of the delegation.


Is A Blue Wave Coming With The 2018 Midterms?

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Democrats have shown many signs of strength leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, but given confusion over polling in 2016, it can be hard to tell how real the chances of a big Democratic win in November are.


Democrats' Base Is Energized But They Still Need A Message

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Democrats have been in search of a message since their losses in 2016. They may have a quiet one emerging in 2018, as they contrast Democratic candidates with President Trump in the primaries.


Giuliani Raises More Questions About President Trump, Michael Cohen

Monday, May 07, 2018

In a media marathon over the weekend, Rudy Giuliani, the newest addition to Trump's legal team, spent much of the time trying to clarify statements he made last week.