Mara Liasson

Mara Liasson appears in the following:

Trump Dials Back On Infrastructure Deal, Returns To Square One With Putin

Sunday, May 05, 2019

The president's political allies are skeptical of a $2 trillion infrastructure deal he floated to Democrats, while Trump is skeptical of claims of Russian interest in Venezuela.

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Impeachment: Then And Now

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Democrats and Republicans who were around for the impeachment of President Clinton in 1998 draw different lessons from that experience.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden Joins 2020 Presidential Race

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden is the 20th Democrat to enter the 2020 race, facing the most diverse field ever in which he is one of the most experienced, oldest and most moderate candidates.

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Is Joe Biden Too Centrist For Today's Democratic Party?

Monday, April 22, 2019

A lot of energy and media coverage of the 2020 Democratic field is focused on the far left-wing. But is that where most Democratic voters are? That's a key question for likely contender Joe Biden.

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A Look At The Political Ramifications Of The Mueller Report For Trump

Thursday, April 18, 2019

President Trump sticks with a message of "no collusion, no obstruction" after the release of a redacted version of the Mueller report, despite the damaging information contained in it.

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Trump Reacts To Barr Press Conference On Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Attorney General William Barr says Russia interfered in the 2016 election and they did it without the help of any one on the Trump Campaign or any American.

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Unpacking AG Barr's Press Conference On The Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Attorney General William Barr says the Mueller report shows that Russia interfered in the 2016 election and they did it without the help of anyone on the Trump campaign or any American.

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Congress Awaits Release Of Mueller's Report On Russian Interference In 2016 Election

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Attorney General William Barr is expected to hold a press conference at the Department of Justice just ahead of the release of a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.

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Recapping The Big Moments In Mueller Russia Investigation

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Justice Department is expected to release a redacted version of the Mueller report on Thursday. And Attorney General William Barr is expected to hold a news conference ahead of its release.

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President Trump Is Not Backing Down From Controversial Proposal On Sanctuary Cities

Monday, April 15, 2019

President Trump is leaning into a controversial proposal to send immigrants in the country illegally to so-called sanctuary cities. What is the political calculus behind such a move?

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Monday Morning Politics: Tax Returns, Sanctuary Cities, Julian Assange

Monday, April 15, 2019

The latest national political news from Washington, D.C.

Sunday Politics: Mueller Report Expectations

Sunday, April 14, 2019

This week, Congress and the public await the expected release of the Mueller report — or at least what Attorney General William Barr is willing to let them see.

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DOJ To Examine Origins Of The Russia Probe, Barr Tells Senators

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Attorney General William Barr told members of a Senate panel that he believes "spying did occur" on Trump's presidential campaign. Barr says he is looking into the origins of the Russia investigation

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Trump Administration Mulls Tougher Immigration Policies Amid DHS Shake-Up

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The Trump administration wants to toughen border enforcement and deter asylum-seekers. New figures show that more than 100,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S. Southern border in March.

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How White House Adviser Stephen Miller Has Played A Role In Shaping Immigration Policy

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

President Trump's firing of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has again put a spotlight on White House aide Stephen Miller and the restrictionist immigration policies he's been pushing.

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Kirstjen Nielsen's DHS Departure Means 3 Major Departments Will Have Acting Secretaries

Monday, April 08, 2019

After the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, President Trump's Cabinet has numerous vacancies filled with acting appointees.

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Behind The Departure Of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen

Sunday, April 07, 2019

NPR's national political correspondent Mara Liasson gives us analysis of the news around the resignation of Kirstjen Nielsen from the Department of Homeland Security.

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Sunday Politics: Trump And Mexico, Biden

Sunday, April 07, 2019

President Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over the influx of migrants crossing the border, while Joe Biden responded to women's allegations of inappropriate touching.

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Trump Lashes Out Against George Conway, Husband Of Senior Adviser Kellyanne Conway

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

President Trump lashed out at the husband of his senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway. Conway's husband George has been criticizing Trump on twitter. Why does this feud matter?

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Trump Heads To Ohio, A Key Election-Year State

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

On Wednesday President Trump heads to Ohio, a state where he promised residents that industrial jobs would come back. He is lashing out on social media after a high-profile auto plant closed there.

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