Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

How Trump Administration Will Respond To Syria Chemical Attack

Sunday, April 08, 2018

What are the political implications of the alleged chemical attack in Syria? NPR's Mara Liasson lays out the possibilies.

Comment

President Trump Considering Sending Troops To U.S.-Mexico Border

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

President Trump says he's considering sending U.S. troops to help secure the border with Mexico. He also says he's considering pulling troops out of Syria.

Comment

What's Behind President Trump's Latest Focus On Illegal Immigration

Monday, April 02, 2018

The idea that President Trump wants to crack down on illegal immigration is hardly a new one and now he says Democrats are to blame for the failure to reach a deal on the status of DACA recipients, but Democrats dispute that.

Comment

Week In Washington

Sunday, April 01, 2018

The U.S. expelled Russian diplomats and President Trump fired the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Comment

Trump Continues To Attack Special Counsel Mueller, Despite Republicans Advising Otherwise

Monday, March 19, 2018

President Trump lashed out on Twitter against Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Some Republicans reacted by defending Mueller's probe, and the White House put out a statement saying firing Mueller is not under consideration.

Comment

The Politics Of The McCabe Firing

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The firing of Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director, has set off more speculation that the Mueller probe is in jeopardy.

Comment

White House Responds To Questions About More Staff Shake-Ups

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The White House responded to questions about a slew of topics: from sanctions against Russia to reports of more impending staff shakeups.

Comment

President Trump Names Larry Kudlow As White House's Top Economic Adviser

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

President Trump has chosen CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to be his top economic adviser, replacing Gary Cohn. It's the latest staff change in an administration recently roiled by them.

Comment

Tight Race In Pa. Special Election Will Decide U.S. House Seat

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Voters in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district will vote in Tuesday's special election to decide who their representative will be in the House for the rest of the year.

Comment

President Trump's Proposed Gun Control Measures Remain Politically Cautious

Monday, March 12, 2018

In the aftermath of last month's deadly school shooting in Florida, President Trump flirted with gun control measures opposed by the NRA. But in the end, his proposals are much more politically cautious.

Comment

Politics In The News: Cohn Resignation, Texas Primary

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Another official is leaving the White House. Economic adviser Gary Cohn's resignation demonstrates what a time of turnover it has been. Plus, Democrats made some gains in Tuesday's primary in Texas.

Comment

5 Laws Of Political Gravity In Midterms. Do They Still Apply In The Age Of Trump?

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

The president implored his base voters to not get "complacent" in 2018, since the party in power usually loses big league in midterms. But Trump has already proven he can defy political gravity.

Comment

Kushner Gets Downgraded

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

National Public Radio's Mara Liasson discusses the politics headlines.

Comments [6]

Kushner Loses Top-Secret Security Clearance, According To Reports

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The president's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner has lost his interim, top-secret security clearance. The reports say Kushner will have access to a lower level of classified information.

Comment

Jared Kushner's Security Clearance Gets Downgraded, According To Reports

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been downgraded to secret, according to multiple reports. Other Trump administration officials with temporary clearances have also had their clearance reduced.

Comment

Without Policy Consensus, National Gun Control Debate Still Lacks Action

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Lawmakers in Washington are weighing in on the divisive debate over what to do about assault-style weapons, but it's still unclear if any progress will be made.

Comment

News Brief: Shooting Survivors Meet Trump; Students Protest For Gun Control

Thursday, February 22, 2018

President Trump met with survivors of school shootings Wednesday. Also, students in Florida protested in support of gun control and Mashable's Kerry Flynn discusses Twitter's purge of alleged bots.

Comment

Trump Meets School Shooting Survivors

Thursday, February 22, 2018

President Trump will hold a second listening session about school shootings, following a Wednesday meeting with a group impacted by gun violence in schools.

Comment

Parents And Students Express Frustration During School Safety Meeting With Trump

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

One week after 17 people were shot and killed at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students and parents sat down with President Trump to discuss school safety and gun control.

Comment

After Florida Shooting, Trump Meets With Students And Teachers

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

President Trump held a meeting with students and teachers affected by last week's school shooting in Florida, as well as other prominent massacres.

Comment