Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

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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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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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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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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Trump Talks To Reporters About Russia Probe, DACA Recipients

Thursday, January 25, 2018

President Trump said he'd talk to special counsel Robert Mueller, who's investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. He also said he'd support a path to citizenship for DACA recipients.

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Trump Says 'I Will Do It Under Oath' Regarding Speaking To Mueller

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

President Trump expressed willingness to be interviewed by White House Special Counsel Robert Mueller and laid out his principles on immigration.

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News Brief: Republicans Rally Behind Nunes Memo, Trump Heads To Davos

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Republicans want to release a memo prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes about alleged abuses by the intelligence community. Also, President Trump is heading to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

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Trump To Talk Up His Economic Policies At Davos

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

President Trump is traveling Wednesday to address the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. His message is expected to tout his agenda of tax cuts and deregulation.

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What Role Will Trump Play In Immigration Debate?

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

President Trump was pretty invisible this weekend as Senators tried to work out a deal to end the government shutdown. Now, as the immigration debate starts again, what does he want from it and what will his role be moving forward?

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White House Insists Trump Played Vital Role In Trying To Re-Open Government

Monday, January 22, 2018

The White House is touting the Senate's deal to end the government shutdown as a win for the president and one of his making. But as the Senate worked to resolve the crisis, President Trump sat largely on the sidelines.

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Trump's Unique Concept Of The Presidency Again On Display As Government Shuts Down

Saturday, January 20, 2018

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about the government shutdown and the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.

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How Trump's Inauguration Speech Compares To His First Year In Office

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Donald Trump's inauguration speech may be remembered for his description of "American carnage." But one year later, we look at how good of a roadmap it was for his first year as president.

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GOP Pushes Plan To Keep Government Open While DACA Decided

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

House Republicans propose a temporary measure that keeps the government funded. It buys times for them to work out differences on protecting the young undocumented immigrants who call the U.S. home.

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