Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

What To Expect From Trump's 2nd State Of The Union Address

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

President Trump delivers his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, with a showdown over border wall funding ongoing and the 2020 presidential campaign approaching.

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State Of The Union Is Trump's First Major Speech In 2020 Election Cycle

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

President Trump will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night to Congress and the nation. It's his first major speech as the 2020 election cycle gets under way.

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What To Expect When President Trump Addresses The Nation Tuesday

Sunday, February 03, 2019

President Trump's State of the Union address will take place later than normal, and while the threat of another shutdown looms.

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After Failed Talks, Trade Negotiations Resume With China

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

U.S. and Chinese negotiators begin two days of talks Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The goal is to settle a six-month trade war.

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What Comes Next Now That The Government Is Open Again

Monday, January 28, 2019

The government is open, and negotiators have three weeks to reach a border security deal or risk another shutdown. The White House is downplaying the economic and political fallout from the shutdown.

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Monday Morning Politics: The Grand Re-Opening of the Government

Monday, January 28, 2019

Will they keep it open? 

No Wall After All? The Partial Government Shutdown Is Over, For Now

Sunday, January 27, 2019

NPR's Mara Liasson joins Lulu Garcia-Navarro to discuss the president's move to sign a bill ending the partial shutdown, and to examine the latest indictment related to the Mueller investigation.

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A Week Of Big Gestures But No Movement As Shutdown Nears 1-Month Mark

Sunday, January 20, 2019

NPR's Mara Liasson joins Lulu Garcia-Navarro to discuss the president's negotiation-by-spectacle strategy on the shutdown, and to examine the latest moves in the Mueller investigation.

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President Trump Issues A Denial About His Ties To Russia

Monday, January 14, 2019

News reports last weekend brought new attention to President Trump's relationship with Russia and President Vladimir Putin. The scrutiny comes at a moment of political vulnerability for Trump.

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The Latest Political Fallout From Trump's Russia Ties

Monday, January 14, 2019

President Trump is defending himself after reports said the FBI opened an investigation into whether the president was working for the Kremlin. And, the government shutdown is in its fourth week.

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Trump Still Considering National Emergency Declaration As Shutdown Negotiations Continue

Sunday, January 13, 2019

The partial government shutdown, already the longest in U.S. history, continues with no end in sight.

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The Political Price Of Building A Border Wall

Thursday, January 10, 2019

President Trump acts like his campaign promise to build a border wall means the difference between keeping his base of supporters and losing them. But is that really the case?

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Televised-Addresses Highlight Divide Between Trump, Democratic Leaders

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

After the president gave an Oval Office address, calling for more than $5 billion in border wall funding, Speaker of the House Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer gave the Democratic response.

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Trump To Give Prime-Time Speech, Making The Case For Border Wall Funding

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

President Trump will make a prime-time speech Tuesday night on border security, making the case for funding a border wall. That demand has triggered a partial government shutdown, in its third week.

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Budget Negotiations Continue As Government Shutdown Enters Its 3rd Week

Sunday, January 06, 2019

Budget talks between congressional aides and the White House did not break any new ground Saturday. President Trump is still insisting on $5.7 billion for a border wall.

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Days Before Democrats Take Over House, Trump Blames Them For Shutdown

Sunday, December 30, 2018

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with national political correspondent Mara Liasson about the upcoming week in politics — including the potential political fallout of the continuing shutdown.

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President Trump Ends 2018 With An Unsettled Administration

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Trump had a tumultuous year that ended with controversial moves to pull troops from Syria and double down on the border wall. Next year brings more challenges as the 2020 campaign comes into focus.

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Recapping The Week In Politics

Sunday, December 23, 2018

The government is shut down, the markets have tanked, the secretary of defense has quit — and Christmas is around the corner. NPR reporter Mara Liasson sorts through the developments.

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Secretary of Defense Mattis Will Resign, Tumultuous Week For WH Continues

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The announcement that Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will retire comes during a tumultuous week for the White House.

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Trump Says He Won't Sign Short Term Bill Without Added Border Control Provisions

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The threat of a partial government shutdown increased as President Trump told top House GOP leaders he wouldn't sign a short term bill unless more border security provisions were added.

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