Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

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.

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Kushner Gets Downgraded

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Trump's Responses To Florida Shooting And WH Scandals Under Scrutiny

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

President Trump responded to the indictment of Russian nationals over interference in the 2016 campaign with tweets blaming President Obama for not stopping the interference and insisting it did not change the outcome of the election. Trump's responses to the shooting in Florida and recent White House scandals are also under scrutiny.

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House Oversight Launches Investigation Into Rob Porter's Employment

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy has opened an investigation into Rob Porter's employment at the White House. Gowdy has sent letters to the FBI and the White House requesting information.

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News Brief: Rob Porter Scandal, Future Russian Interference, Netanyahu Investigated

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The FBI director said the agency completed its investigation of Rob Porter in July, contradicting the White House. Also, intelligence officials warn of more Russian election interference.

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Who Knew What When At The White House

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The scandal over a former White House staffer accused of domestic abuse has raised questions about who is handling sensitive information inside the West Wing.

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FBI Timeline For Rob Porter's Background Check Conflicts With What White House Said

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The FBI director laid out a timeline for the background check investigation of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter that conflicts with what President Trump's staff has said. Porter resigned amid allegations of domestic violence.

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Comparing Republican And Democratic Theories About The 2018 Midterm Elections

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Positive attitudes about the economy have been making the GOP more optimistic that they can limit losses in the midterm elections. But market volatility this week showed that to be a risky proposition.

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Trump Preparing To Sign Off On Release Of Controversial GOP Memo

Thursday, February 01, 2018

President Trump is preparing to sign off on the release of a controversial House Republican memo related to the Russia investigation. That apparent decision is at odds with what Trump's FBI director wants.

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Trump's State Of The Union: Unifying Or Divisive?

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

President Trump's speech focused on immigration, infrastructure and security. While it was hailed by many of his supporters for its tone, critics of the president said much of it was divisive.

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Trump's Immigration Message In The State Of The Union

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

President Trump's State of the Union was a speech where he touted some of his accomplishments and laid out more of what he wants to do in the coming year, which includes changing immigration policy.

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News Brief: State Of The Union, FEMA Ending Emergency Puerto Rico Aid

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

We have analysis of President Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Also, FEMA is ending emergency food and water aid in Puerto Rico.

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Examining The State Of The Nation's Politics

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

As President Trump prepares to deliver his first State of the Union address, we examine the state of the country's politics: more divided than ever, but also more engaged.

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