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An 82-year-old Democrat asked to be part of 'The Squad' that Trump is railing against - and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez welcomed him

Posted On: Jul 16, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

An 82-year-old Democrat asked to be part of 'The Squad' that Trump is railing against - and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez welcomed him

An 82 year-old Democratic lawmaker jokingly asked to be part of a group of young progressive lawmakers known as The Squad - and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York welcomed him with open arms.
The Squad, made up of Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts has been in the spotlight over the past few weeks.
On Tuesday, the satire website The Onion posted a piece titled "82-Year-Old New Jersey Congressman Bill Pascrell Quietly Asks Ilhan Omar If He Can Be Part Of The Squad."
Pascrell re-tweeted the piece wondering, "Well. How bout it?" and tagging the four lawmakers' Twitter handles, leading Ocasio-Cortez to respond, "you're in!"
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An 82 year-old Democratic male congressman jokingly asked to be part of a group of young progressive lawmakers known as The Squad - and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez welcomed him with open arms.
The Squad, made up of Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rep....

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