Mara Liasson

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Trump Narrows Supreme Court Shortlist To 3 — With 2 On The Inside Track

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Trump said he will make the announcement Monday night at 9 p.m. at the White House. He is deciding between Judges Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge.


4 Questions About The Call To Abolish ICE

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Some Democrats want to disband the Homeland Security agency that enforces immigration policy. But the slogan "Abolish ICE" raises more political issues than it answers.


Trump Begins Meeeting With Possible Nominees To The Supreme Court

Monday, July 02, 2018

President Trump is continuing the process of choosing a Supreme Court nominee ahead of an announcement scheduled for July 9.


The Supreme Court And The Midterms

Sunday, July 01, 2018

President Trump plans to announce another nomination to the Supreme Court on July 9. The effects of his choice will echo beyond the court docket to the midterm elections.


News Brief: Primaries Roundup, VA Secretary Hearing, War In Syria

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

National progressives scored a major coup over the Democratic establishment on Tuesday night in one of several primaries. Also, Liz Sly of The Washington Post discusses the war in Syria.


President Trump Calls Supreme Court Decision On Travel Ban A Victory For Americans

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

President Trump called the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his latest version of the travel ban a victory for the American people.


President Trump Threatens To Deport People Without Due Process

Monday, June 25, 2018

President Trump is keeping up his hardline rhetoric on immigration. He threatened to deport those crossing the border illegally without due process — sending mixed signals to Congress on the issue.


Bolton May Not Be In Sync With Each Of Trump's Foreign Policy Instincts

Monday, June 25, 2018

Even though National Security Adviser John Bolton has been in the administration for a short time, his foreign policy ideas — including a mistrust of multilateral agreements — are having an impact.


Weekend Politics Roundup

Sunday, June 24, 2018

We have the latest on President Trump's reversal on separating migrant families at the border and the response.


Why President Trump Reversed His Position On Immigrant Families

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

President Trump is generally known to dig in when faced with opposition rather than back down from a fight. But in the case of separating immigrant families from children, Trump abruptly shifted gears.


Politics In The News: Immigration And The Southern Border Crisis

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

President Trump will huddle with GOP lawmakers Tuesday as they pursue immigration legislation. It comes as Trump faces heat for separating immigrant children from parents at the border.


Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Defends 'Zero Tolerance' Border Policy

Monday, June 18, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that is separating families who cross the border illegally.


Politics Week Ahead: Trump's Immigration Policies

Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Trump administration is feeling political heat for its policy of separating migrant children and parents.


President Trump Attacks Credibility Of FBI, DOJ After Watchdog Report

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Justice Department inspector general report on the Clinton email investigation is being used as political fodder by President Trump, who has continued to attack the credibility of the FBI and DOJ.


How President Trump Is Changing The Republican Party

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Republican primary voters and leaders in Congress have made it clear this week that they are in lock step behind President Trump, and there's almost no room for dissent in today's GOP.


Trump's Weekend: The G-7 And Singapore

Sunday, June 10, 2018

President Trump's time abroad is demonstrating an approach to the world that is a stark departure from normal U.S. diplomacy.


Regional Security Is At Stake When Trump Sits Down With North Korea

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Ahead of his summit next week with North Korea's leader, President Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Abe. Meanwhile, Republican leaders in Congress grapple with a challenge on immigration.


What Tuesday's Primary Results Say About The Midterms This Fall

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Eight states had primary contests Tuesday — determining who will be on the ballot in some important races come November. NPR takes a look at what we learned from those results — and what we should be looking for headed into the fall.


White House Announces Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum From Key Allies

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday announces that steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico will face tariffs starting at midnight,


President Trump Isn't Abandoning Criticism Of FBI And The Russia Investigation

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The White House says President Trump still has concerns about the FBI despite a Republican lawmaker deflating his "spygate" charge. It also weighs in on the Roseanne Barr controversy.