Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Democrats' Base Is Energized But They Still Need A Message

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Democrats have been in search of a message since their losses in 2016. They may have a quiet one emerging in 2018, as they contrast Democratic candidates with President Trump in the primaries.

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Giuliani Raises More Questions About President Trump, Michael Cohen

Monday, May 07, 2018

In a media marathon over the weekend, Rudy Giuliani, the newest addition to Trump's legal team, spent much of the time trying to clarify statements he made last week.

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Trump And North Korea's Leader Draw Closer To Face-To-Face Meeting

Monday, April 30, 2018

Before President Trump and Kim Jong Un can meet, there are still some key logistics to work out — such as where and when such a meeting would take place.

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3 Lessons The White House Could Learn After The Downfall Of Another Trump Nominee

Saturday, April 28, 2018

The troubled Cabinet nomination of White House doctor Ronny Jackson could create several teachable moments for this president — if he heeds them.

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VA Nominee Ronny Jackson Withdraws Amid Conduct Allegations

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Ronny Jackson, President Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs Secretary, pulled out of consideration amid allegations about his conduct Thursday. But Trump calls the accusations false.

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News Brief: Ronny Jackson, Travel Ban At The Supreme Court

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Ronny Jackson, President Trump's pick to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, is facing allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior. Also, Amy Howe discusses the travel ban at the Supreme Court.

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Ronny Jackson Faces Inappropriate Workplace Behavior Allegations

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The nomination of White House doctor Ronny Jackson to be secretary of veterans affairs seems to be struggling for support in the Senate.

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Trump Addresses Iran Nuclear Deal At White House With French President Macron

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

President Trump and French President Macron addressed their differences on the Iran nuclear agreement Tuesday as they took questions from reporters at the White House.

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News Brief: Cuba Without Castro, Trump And Kim, Missouri Gov. Greitens

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Cuba is preparing for a new leader. Raul Castro is expected to hand over the presidency to a younger successor. Also, President Trump spoke on Wednesday about a possible meeting with Kim Jong Un.

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Trump And North Korea Update

Thursday, April 19, 2018

We have the latest on President Trump's meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and plans for a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

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Syria Airstrike Politics

Sunday, April 15, 2018

This weekend's coalition missile strike on Syria came during a particularly difficult period for the Trump administration as the president reacted to many political scandals.

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News Brief: Paul Ryan To Retire, Trump Threatens Syria Strikes

Thursday, April 12, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not run for re-election. Also, we look at the legality of potential U.S. missile strikes on Syria and Russia's response.

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Paul Ryan Says He Will Not Run For Re-Election

Thursday, April 12, 2018

We look at the implications after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he will not seek re-election after three years as the speaker.

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Trump Ratchets Up The Rhetoric Over Attack On Syrian Civilians

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

President Trump Tweeted Wednesday that if Russia was prepared to shoot down any American missiles fired at Syria that "Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart!"

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Trump Cancels Trip As He Decides On Response To Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The White House says President Trump canceled his trip to Latin America so he could oversee the U.S. response to the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.

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Trump Condemns Chemical Attack In Syria

Monday, April 09, 2018

President Trump took to Twitter following a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert told ABC's This Week that the U.S. will not rule out a missile attack in response.

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How Trump Administration Will Respond To Syria Chemical Attack

Sunday, April 08, 2018

What are the political implications of the alleged chemical attack in Syria? NPR's Mara Liasson lays out the possibilies.

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President Trump Considering Sending Troops To U.S.-Mexico Border

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

President Trump says he's considering sending U.S. troops to help secure the border with Mexico. He also says he's considering pulling troops out of Syria.

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What's Behind President Trump's Latest Focus On Illegal Immigration

Monday, April 02, 2018

The idea that President Trump wants to crack down on illegal immigration is hardly a new one and now he says Democrats are to blame for the failure to reach a deal on the status of DACA recipients, but Democrats dispute that.

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Week In Washington

Sunday, April 01, 2018

The U.S. expelled Russian diplomats and President Trump fired the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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