Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

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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President Trump's Expected Supreme Court Announcement Sets Off Debate

Monday, July 09, 2018

President Trump will announce his pick for the Supreme Court Monday night, setting off a confirmation process in the Senate that will have both sides fired up.

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Upcoming Week In Politics: Supreme Court, Trump Heads To Europe

Sunday, July 08, 2018

President Trump is scheduled to announce his Supreme Court nominee and then will head to Europe for a NATO summit.

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Trump Narrows Supreme Court Shortlist To 3 — With 2 On The Inside Track

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Trump said he will make the announcement Monday night at 9 p.m. at the White House. He is deciding between Judges Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge.

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4 Questions About The Call To Abolish ICE

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Some Democrats want to disband the Homeland Security agency that enforces immigration policy. But the slogan "Abolish ICE" raises more political issues than it answers.

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Trump Begins Meeeting With Possible Nominees To The Supreme Court

Monday, July 02, 2018

President Trump is continuing the process of choosing a Supreme Court nominee ahead of an announcement scheduled for July 9.

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The Supreme Court And The Midterms

Sunday, July 01, 2018

President Trump plans to announce another nomination to the Supreme Court on July 9. The effects of his choice will echo beyond the court docket to the midterm elections.

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