Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Trump Defends Donald Trump Jr.'s Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Thursday, July 13, 2017

President Trump defended his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday.


Trump Heads To Europe As New Revelations Surface About Russia Links

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

President Trump is headed to Europe Wednesday as new and stunning revelations continue almost daily about Russian support of his 2016 campaign. But the news doesn't seem to be affecting Republicans trying to pursue his agenda.


Emails Confirm Donald Trump Jr. Knew Of Russian Effort To Sway 2016 Election

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Donald Trump, Jr., released emails confirming he was told of a Russian government effort to sway the 2016 election in his father's favor. That release reverberated through Washington, where numerous related investigations are underway.


Donald Trump Jr. Discloses Contact With Russian Officials During Campaign

Monday, July 10, 2017

Another Trump ally has disclosed a new contact with Russian officials during the campaign. This time, it's the president's son, Donald Trump, Jr.


Week In Politics: Trump's Trip, Russia, Health Care

Sunday, July 09, 2017

President Trump returns to Washington after his second international trip and meeting with Russian President Putin. Congress returns to Washington with the Senate's health care bill in debate.


After Touting Negotiating Skills, Trump Struggles To Make A Deal On Health Care

Thursday, July 06, 2017

President Trump has often touted his negotiating skills, but are they as good as advertised? And is he even using them when it comes to the Senate health care debate?


Trump 'Seems Remarkably Unprepared' for G20 Summit

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

President Donald Trump heads to the G20 Summit with what has been described as 'no set agenda.'

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55 Percent Of Americans Disapprove Of Senate Health Care Bill

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

A new NPR-PBS NewsHour-Marist poll shows President Trump's approval ratings below 40 percent and approval of the GOP health care proposal in the teens. This toxic environment makes it even tougher for Republicans to forge a deal to meet their twin goals of repealing the Affordable Care Act and making affordable care more accessible.


Senate Republican Leaders Delay Vote On Health Care Bill

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

President Trump huddled with Republican senators on Tuesday to discuss the Senate's health care bill. Republican leaders decided to delay a vote on the measure amid concern it doesn't have enough support to pass.


GOP Sen. Susan Collins Plans To Oppose Senate Health Bill After CBO Report

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office said Monday 22 million more people would be uninsured over the next decade under the Senate health care bill. Maine Sen. Collins later said she would oppose the bill.


Trump Faces High Stakes Over Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Monday, June 26, 2017

It's a high stakes week for President Trump, with the fate of a Republican repeal and replacement for Obamacare on the line in the Senate. Plus, the Supreme Court weighed in on the travel ban.


Politics This Week: Health Care And Obama's Russia Reaction

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Two huge issues loom over Capitol Hill and the rest of the country: the Republican-engineered overhaul of the health care system and the Russian campaign to influence the last election.


After GOP Victory In Georgia, Trump Fires Up A Crowd In Iowa

Thursday, June 22, 2017

It was President Trump's fifth campaign rally since he was inaugurated in January. The frequent return to the campaign trail is a huge deviation from past presidents.


Trump Isn't So Naive When It Comes To Being Investigated

Friday, June 16, 2017

Some Republicans have defended President Trump against accusations related to an FBI investigation by saying he's naive in the ways of Washington. But Trump himself has shown knowledge of the process.


Special Counsel Expands Russia Probe To Include Trump, Reports Say

Thursday, June 15, 2017

President Trump is calling the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation a "witch hunt" after reports that Mueller is looking into whether Trump tried to obstruct justice.


Morning News Brief: Democrats Sue Trump, GOP Health Care Plan's Future

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

More than 190 Democrats in Congress are suing President Trump over foreign payments to his businesses. Also, a look at the future of the Republican health care plan, and white phosphorous use in Iraq.


Jeff Sessions Denies Discussing Election With Russians In Senate Testimony

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Attorney General Sessions was emphatic in defending himself against suggestions of any wrongdoing during the 2016 campaign. He also declined to discuss his conversations with President Trump.


White House Continues To Deal With Fallout From Russia Investigation

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

With Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifying on Capitol Hill, the White House is still grappling with fallout from the Russia investigation and the president's firing of FBI Director James Comey.


Week In Politics: Sessions To Testify To Address Comey Statements

Sunday, June 11, 2017

On Saturday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would testify to the Senate Intelligence Committee. And President Trump pushed back against the testimony of fired FBI Director James Comey.


Trump's Lawyer Denies President Asked Comey For Loyalty Pledge

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee has political consequences for the president. Trump's private lawyer later responded to Comey's testimony.