Ocasio-Cortez returns to 'The Late Show' on Monday

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHispanic Caucus asks Trump to rescind invitation to Mexican president Nadler wins Democratic primary The Hill's Campaign Report: Colorado, Utah primary results bring upsets, intrigue MORE (D-N.Y.) is making a return trip to “The Late Show,” just months after making her late-night TV debut.

The 29-year-old lawmaker — who’s seen her political star power soar since her win against 10-term Rep. Joseph Crowley (D) in New York’s 14th District primary last June — will sit down with Stephen Colbert on Monday’s show. Rapper Method Man is also poised to appear, the network announced Friday.


Ocasio-Cortez made her inaugural late-night appearance on Colbert’s CBS show last year, shortly after winning the Democratic primary.

The then-House hopeful knocked President Trump at the time, saying, “I don’t think he knows how to deal with a girl from the Bronx.”

Colbert’s program has become a must-stop destination for high-profile political figures and potential 2020 presidential candidates. Last week, Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandDemocratic lawmakers call for expanding, enshrining LGBTQ rights The Hill's 12:30 Report: Fauci 'aspirationally hopeful' of a vaccine by winter The Hill's Morning Report - Officials crack down as COVID-19 cases soar MORE (D-N.Y.) announced her 2020 run during her interview with Colbert. Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents Joe Biden must release the results of his cognitive tests — voters need to know GOP senators debate replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday MORE (D-N.J.), former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, Sen. Ben SasseBenjamin (Ben) Eric SasseSenators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents Beijing: US 'oppressing Chinese companies' after Huawei, ZTE action Senate Republicans defend Trump's response on Russian bounties MORE (R-Neb.) and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSenators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents Warnock raises almost M in Georgia Senate race in second quarter Liberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP MORE (D-Calif.) have also all visited “The Late Show” as guests in recent months.