Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Trump Administration Mulls Tougher Immigration Policies Amid DHS Shake-Up

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The Trump administration wants to toughen border enforcement and deter asylum-seekers. New figures show that more than 100,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S. Southern border in March.

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How White House Adviser Stephen Miller Has Played A Role In Shaping Immigration Policy

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

President Trump's firing of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has again put a spotlight on White House aide Stephen Miller and the restrictionist immigration policies he's been pushing.

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Kirstjen Nielsen's DHS Departure Means 3 Major Departments Will Have Acting Secretaries

Monday, April 08, 2019

After the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, President Trump's Cabinet has numerous vacancies filled with acting appointees.

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Behind The Departure Of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen

Sunday, April 07, 2019

NPR's national political correspondent Mara Liasson gives us analysis of the news around the resignation of Kirstjen Nielsen from the Department of Homeland Security.

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Sunday Politics: Trump And Mexico, Biden

Sunday, April 07, 2019

President Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over the influx of migrants crossing the border, while Joe Biden responded to women's allegations of inappropriate touching.

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Trump Lashes Out Against George Conway, Husband Of Senior Adviser Kellyanne Conway

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

President Trump lashed out at the husband of his senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway. Conway's husband George has been criticizing Trump on twitter. Why does this feud matter?

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Trump Heads To Ohio, A Key Election-Year State

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

On Wednesday President Trump heads to Ohio, a state where he promised residents that industrial jobs would come back. He is lashing out on social media after a high-profile auto plant closed there.

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Trump Hosts Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro At White House

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

President Trump hosted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House Tuesday. Both leaders took questions from reporters.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, March 17, 2019

We look at the week in politics, including President Trump's response to the mosque shootings in New Zealand.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden Is Widely Expected To Join 2020 Race

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden is moving closer towards a 2020 presidential run. On Tuesday, he addressed a major union group that's poised to support a possible Biden campaign.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, March 10, 2019

We have the latest on the week in politics, including the shrinking Democratic presidential field and controversial comments by Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.

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Can Democrats Investigate and Legislate at the Same Time?

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

As House Democrats continue to investigate the Trump administration, will they move forward with their 2020 agenda?

Trump Responds To Expanding House Investigations

Monday, March 04, 2019

Democrats are expanding their investigations of President Trump, while trying to walk a fine line politically. The president is lashing out against their efforts, saying it's all a "hoax."

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Sunday Politics: Sanders 2020, Michael Cohen, Felix Sater, Security Clearances

Sunday, March 03, 2019

We have a look at the big political stories of the week ahead.

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Trump Says Attorney General Barr Will Decide If Mueller Findings Will Be Made Public

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

President Trump says it's up to his newly confirmed attorney general, William Barr, to decide whether to make public the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, February 17, 2019

The president's declaration of a national emergency is headed to the courts, where its future is uncertain. In the mean time, is he able to declare a political victory?

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Trump's 'Socialism' Attack On Democrats Has Its Roots In Cold War Fear

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

President Trump is starting to give signs of how he will run for re-election, attempting to invert the attack on him as an extremist by painting Democrats as "radical" and socialist.

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Sunday Politics

Sunday, February 10, 2019

We have an update on congressional negotiations over border wall funding and the political turmoil in Virginia.

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What To Make Of The State Of The Union

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

We have analysis of President Trump's State of the Union address.

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State Of The Union Takeaways

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

We have analysis from President Trump's first State of the Union address to a divided government.

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