Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Trump's Week

Friday, July 20, 2018

We have a recap on President Trump's week of various statements about Russia and its interference in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Trump Refuses To Back Intelligence Agencies' Election Interference Findings

Monday, July 16, 2018

Fallout and analysis continues from the U.S.-Russia summit in which President Trump didn't acknowledge Kremlin interference in 2016 U.S. election.

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Trump's Reality Star Approach To The Real World

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Suspense, drama and eventually a victorious hero — that was President Trump's framing of the NATO summit, revealing his approach to international relations. A cliffhanger with Vladimir Putin awaits.

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Did President Trump Get Anything More From NATO Than What He Came With?

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The whiplash of President Trump berating NATO allies, only to praise them and claim victory for himself, reveals what Trump seeks to get in the public eye, even if not much changes in the substance.

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What Trump Got Out Of The NATO Summit

Thursday, July 12, 2018

President Trump gave an unplanned news conference Thursday following meetings with leaders of NATO countries. We also talk with former NATO Director of Policy Planning Fabrice Pothier.

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Trump Says Allies To Increase Military Spending

Thursday, July 12, 2018

President Trump held in impromptu news conference in Brussels.

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Trump Speaks To Reporters In Brussels

Thursday, July 12, 2018

President Trump gave an unplanned news conference in Brussels on Thursday. We have coverage and analysis.

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Senate Democrats Have Few Options To Stop Confirmation Of Supreme Court Nominee

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

President Trump and his Republican allies sound confident about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, but Democrats have moved quickly to object to his nomination.

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