Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

White House Struggles To Explain, Contain Its Own Spiraling COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, October 05, 2020

Five days after President Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, and with the commander in chief hospitalized, the White House is struggling to show it has the situation under control.


Trump Medical Team Says President Continues To Improve

Monday, October 05, 2020

President Trump remains at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for COVID-19 treatment. Answers about his care have often led to more questions.


Physician Clarifies Contradictory Statements But Maintains Trump Is 'Doing Well'

Sunday, October 04, 2020

President Trump is hospitalized and is being treated with experimental therapies less than a month from Election Day. There was a briefing on his condition Sunday.


Politics Chat: President Remains At Walter Reed Hospital After Coronavirus Diagnosis

Sunday, October 04, 2020

President Trump is hospitalized and is being treated with experimental therapies less than a month from Election Day.


How Trump's Positive Coronavirus Test Affects Government And His Campaign

Friday, October 02, 2020

President Trump's positive test for the coronavirus raises many questions — about both the government and his reelection campaign.


Shouting, Interruptions Detract From Policy Issues In Presidential Debate

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden met for their first presidential debate Tuesday night in Cleveland. The debate quickly turned into chaos. The second debate is set for Oct. 15.


Looking Ahead: Confirmation Process Of Trump Supreme Court Nominee

Saturday, September 26, 2020

President Trump has formally announced his nomination of federal judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court.


Trump Won't Promise Peaceful Transfer Of Power After Election

Thursday, September 24, 2020

In response to a reporter's question, President Trump on Wednesday suggested that he might not accept the election results if he is not declared the winner in November.


Trump To Name His Pick For Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court Seat

Monday, September 21, 2020

President Trump and Senate Republicans appear determined to get a new Supreme Court justice confirmed before the November election. Democrats are vowing to stop that from happening.


Politics Chat: Justice Ginsburg's Supreme Court Vacancy Politicized By Senate

Sunday, September 20, 2020

We take a look at how Senate Republicans and Democrats will politicize the fight for who will replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Supreme Court.


How Supreme Court Vacancy Could Change Dynamics Of Presidential Election

Friday, September 18, 2020

The vacancy on the Supreme Court sets up the potential for an epic political fight and comes days after President Trump released a short list of names he would nominate.


President Trump Contradicts Head Of CDC Regarding Vaccine, Masks

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Trump says a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by the end of 2020. At the same time, the top communications official at Health and Human Services is going on leave after comments he made on Facebook.


Trump Says Distribution Of Coronavirus Vaccines Could Begin As Early as next month

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a plan for distributing coronavirus vaccines. Later, President Trump said the government could begin the distribution as early as next month.


Mike Bloomberg Commits $100 Million To Help Joe Biden Win Florida

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Bloomberg's investment is a potential game changer in Florida, a swing state with expensive media markets.


Trump Knew Seriousness Of The Coronavirus Early On, New Book Says

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

President Trump told journalist Bob Woodward the coronavirus was "deadly stuff" while publicly downplaying the severity of the virus, according to Woodward's new book, Rage.


President Trump Visits Kenosha, Wis., To Show Support For Police And Businesses

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

President Trump said he went to Kenosha, Wis., to show support for law enforcement and businesses affected by recent protests. Critics say his visit might stoke further confrontation.


How Are Presidential Candidates Responding To Violent Protests?

Monday, August 31, 2020

Now that the political conventions are over, the latest turn in the presidential race has centered on protests and some incidents of violence. The issue appears to be a big one heading into November.


Politics Chat: Donald Trump's Reelection Challenges

Sunday, August 30, 2020

The challenge facing Donald Trump as he seeks reelection is trying to convince voters that he'll solve during his second term the problems America is experiencing during his first term.


Trump To Address The RNC On Final Night

Thursday, August 27, 2020

President Trump is scheduled to address the final night of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House in what could be a pivotal speech ahead of the November election.


First Lady Uses Rose Garden As A Backdrop To Her Keynote Address

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Melania Trump spoke from the White House, addressing the pandemic and racial unrest. Her appearance was one of several moments raising ethical concerns during the second night of the RNC.