Mara Liasson appears in the following:
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Donald Trump's inauguration speech may be remembered for his description of "American carnage." But one year later, we look at how good of a roadmap it was for his first year as president.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
House Republicans propose a temporary measure that keeps the government funded. It buys times for them to work out differences on protecting the young undocumented immigrants who call the U.S. home.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
President Trump answered questions from reporters after his meeting with Norway's Prime Minister on Wednesday.
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
The president pledge in June that he was "100 percent" willing to be interviewed by the special counsel. NBC News reports Trump's lawyers are "discussing a range of potential options for the format.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
A day after explosive book excerpts show President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon trashing Trump and his family, the president continues to be dismissive of Bannon.
Monday, January 01, 2018
Throughout the protests in Iran, President Trump has tweeted support for the protesters, and disparaged the Iranian government. All the while, North Korea continues to poke at the U.S.
Friday, December 22, 2017
After tax cuts, one of President Trump's next priorities is "welfare reform." It's not clear what that means and how it fits with House Speaker Ryan's desire to overhaul Social Security.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
President Trump gathered Republican leaders at the White House to tout the passage of the tax overhaul bill - their first major legislative win this year. But the bill comes with political risks.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
If nothing else goes wrong for them, Republicans will pass a final tax overhaul bill this week. The House votes Tuesday and the Senate votes sometime after House lawmakers.
Sunday, December 17, 2017
President Trump could see his first major legislative victory this week if Congress succeeds in passing the GOP tax overhaul bill. NPR guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about what it means for Republican lawmakers.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
In a speech Wednesday, President Trump made the case for why the Republican tax measure would be good for Americans. The remarks come after a big political loss for the president in Alabama.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The closely watched U.S. Senate race in Alabama could have national implications for both the Republican and Democratic parties in Washington. Republican Roy Moore, the former chief justice of the state supreme court, is vying for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' old Senate seat against Democrat and former prosecutor Doug Jones.
Monday, December 11, 2017
With allegations of sexual harassment and assault in the forefront of politics, women who have accused President Trump of misconduct are renewing calls for him to be held accountable.
Thursday, December 07, 2017
President Trump has promised to stand up for the forgotten working class. The administration claims the tax overhaul backs up the promise. Do details of the tax package back up that claim?
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
President Trump is planning to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which has big repercussions in the Middle East. Also, Trump endorsed Roy Moore, who faces sexual assault allegations.
Monday, December 04, 2017
President Trump offered an explicit endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who is dealing with accusations of sexual abuse. Trump also went to Utah, where Mitt Romney, a fierce critic of his administration, is eyeing a Senate run.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calls for Rep. John Conyers to resign. Also, news organizations are reporting that the White House is readying a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The action prompted outrage. While Trump's Twitter feed often creates controversy, it doesn't always result in consequential actions.
Monday, November 27, 2017
Congress returns after a holiday recess. Sexual harassment dominates the political conversation. President Trump meets with key Republican senators on Monday to try to steer the GOP agenda.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
When members of Congress come back from Thanksgiving break, they'll start thinking about the 2018 midterms. Democrats are hoping to continue their recent wins.