Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

White House Responds To Report Trump Revealed Classified Information To Russians

Monday, May 15, 2017

The White House is pushing back against a Washington Post story that alleges President Trump revealed classified information to Russian officials in the Oval Office last week.

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Critics Lash Out At Trump After He Fires FBI Director James Comey

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Donald Trump's base is standing with him, liberals see the firing as adding fuel to calls for an impeachment and lawmakers on both sides feel angst.

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It's Been A Rough Week for James Comey, But At Least He Got Some Cookies

Friday, May 12, 2017

A 9-year-old who lives in Comey's neighborhood dropped off the treats earlier this week, after she saw reporters swarming the former FBI director's house.

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Trump Planned To Fire Comey Regardless Of Justice Department Recommendation

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump says he was intent on firing the FBI director no matter what Justice Department officials recommended. Washington Post reporter Robert Costa talks about why these statements are contradictory.

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White House Defends Decision To Fire FBI Director James Comey

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

President Trump says he fired FBI Director James Comey because he "wasn't doing a good job." NPR takes a look at what was behind the decision and how the White House is handling the political fallout.

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Comey's Firing Due To Handling Of Clinton Email Probe, White House Says

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The White House says FBI Director James Comey was dismissed for how he handled the scandal around Hillary Clinton's private email server while she was secretary of state.

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James Comey's Firing Raises Questions About FBI Probe Into Russia

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The White House's dismissal of Comey raises questions about the state of the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the election and whether the Trump campaign was tied to Russia.

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White House Announces Trump Has Fired FBI Director James Comey

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

According to a statement from the press secretary, FBI Director Comey has been terminated and removed from office. President Trump made the decision based on recommendations from the attorney general.

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Trump Lobbies House Republicans To Vote For Health Care Bill

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

President Trump personally lobbied House Republicans on Wednesday to vote for the revised GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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White House Defends Trump's Decision To Reach Out To Philippines' President

Monday, May 01, 2017

The White House is defending President Trump's decision to reach out to the Philippines president, despite his sketchy record on human rights.

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Why Trump's First 100 Days Matter And Why They Don't

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday is President Trump's 100th day in office. What do the first 100 days tell us about the kind of presidency he will have?

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Journalists Reflect On What They've Learned During Trump's First 100 Days

Saturday, April 29, 2017

NPR's Mara Liasson and The Washington Post's Robert Costa speak about covering the Trump administration during President Trump's first 100 days.

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Shutdown Averted: White House Backs Down On Health Care Demands

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The White House appears to be backing down on multiple demands that were threatening a partial government shutdown, including withholding subsidies to help low-income people under Obamacare.

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Trump Pledges To Confront Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance Event

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

During an event to remember the Holocaust, President Trump pledged to defeat anti-Semitism. The White House has previously been criticized for the way it has talked about the Holocaust and anti-Semitism.

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Almost 100 Days In, 'Trumpism' Is Still Not Clearly Defined

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Donald Trump is a man who's made a life out of branding. But as president, the brand is muddled — is he a protectionist looking out for the little guy or has he gone "mainstream"?

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Trump's Platform Remains Unclear As President Reaches 100 Days

Monday, April 24, 2017

Candidate Donald Trump promised to blow up the political establishment — picking and choosing policies to suit his vision. But 100 days in office, it is far from clear what exactly "Trumpism" means.

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Trump's Priorities As He Hits 100 Days

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Congress returns to Washington next week, and they've got a lot to do, as President Trump faces down his first 100 days.

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Trump Holds Joint Press Conference With Italian Prime Minister Gentiloni

Thursday, April 20, 2017

President Trump answers questions from reporters alongside the Italian prime minister at the White House.

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Georgia Special Election Heads To Runoff As GOP Avoids Brutal Loss

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Republicans were able to avoid an embarrassing loss of a House seat in Georgia to Democrats Tuesday night. It now heads to a one-on-one matchup in June.

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Democrats Face Divided Republican Field In Georgia Special Election

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

In the Atlanta suburbs, Democrats nationally have rallied around a candidate trying to pick off the House seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, against a divided GOP field.

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