Thu Jul 18, 2019 AT 11:58 AM EDT
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that President Donald Trump is “on to something” with his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen of color, trying to paint the rhetoric as part of a larger political debate ahead of 2020.
“He’s right about the squad wanting to turn us into a socialist country . . . I think the president’s on to something. We’re having a big debate now and next year about what we want America to be like,” McConnell said during an interview with Fox News Business.
McConnell’s comments come after Trump railed against four Democrats— Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan — during a campaign really in North Carolina saying they “see our nation as a force of evil.” Read Full Story