The four Democratic congresswomen at the center of the uproar over President Trump'ssat down for an with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan — who are known as " " — called the president's rhetoric "a distraction."
In an extraordinary rebuke, the House voted to condemn the president's "racist comments," saying his remarks "legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color." The resolution, which passed mostly along party lines Tuesday night, exposed a deep partisan divide: and one Independent voted in favor.
The four freshmen congresswomen have won liberal fans for their support for ambitious progressive proposals like the Green New Deal, a higher minimum wage, and their calls to impeach President Trump. But their views haven't always aligned with party leadership or their colleagues.
Portions of their interview with Gayle King aired on CBSN.Wednesday. The full 33-minute conversation will live stream in its entirety Wednesday evening on
How to watch Gayle King's full interview with "the Squad"
What: Gayle King interviews "the Squad" – Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib
Date: July 17, 2019
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Live stream: On CBSN – watch online at cbsnews.com/live.