Cori Bush shares picture of expanded 'Squad'
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Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) shared a photo of an extended group of lawmakers dubbed “the Squad” after lawmakers were officially sworn into office as part of the new Congress on Sunday.  

“Squad up,” the freshman lawmaker wrote, sharing a photo of herself alongside Reps. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibSinema pushes back on criticism of her vote against minimum wage, implying that it's sexist Progressives push White House to overturn wage ruling Six ways to visualize a divided America MORE (D-Mich.), Ilhan OmarIlhan Omar Omar: 'Disappointing' that we're 'sending money to less people than the Trump administration' House approves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act House Democrats' ambitious agenda set to run into Senate blockade MORE (D-Minn.), Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.), Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezProgressives won't oppose bill over limits on stimulus checks Bipartisan bill would ban lawmakers from buying, selling stocks The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - J&J vax rollout today; third woman accuses Cuomo MORE (D-N.Y.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyPressley says image of Black custodial staff cleaning up Capitol after Jan. 6 riot 'haunts' her DeJoy apologizes for mail delays while defending Postal Service changes DeJoy set for grilling by House Oversight panel MORE (D-Mass.).

“The Squad” became a nickname to refer to the high-profile group of progressive lawmakers including Tlaib, Omar, Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley, who were all elected to the House in 2018.

Bowman also shared the photo, tweeting that “Our squad is big!”   


“Let’s go!” Ocasio-Cortez added, as well as the original members of the group.


This is not the first time Tlaib, Omar, Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley have said that fellow lawmakers were also part of the group.

Rep. Bill PascrellWilliam (Bill) James PascrellNJ lawmakers ask Gannett to stop 'union-busting' efforts at 3 state newspapers Biden cautious in making Trump tax returns decision Democrats hesitant to raise taxes amid pandemic MORE (D-N.J.) jokingly asked his colleagues if he could join after the satirical website The Onion tweeted an image of Pascrell standing near Omar with the caption “Bill Pascrell Quietly Asks Ilhan Omar If He Can Be Part Of The Squad.” 


The 117th Congress was officially sworn in on Sunday, bringing a slate of new lawmakers to the nation’s capital. House lawmakers also elected Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump White House associate tied to Proud Boys before riot via cell phone data Greene sounds off on GOP after Hill story 'Bloody Sunday' to be commemorated for first time without John Lewis MORE (D-Calif.) to her fourth term in the role with 216 votes to 209 votes for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyMcCarthy sits for 'Green Eggs and Ham' reading: I 'still like' Dr. Seuss Chamber of Commerce clarifies stance on lawmakers who voted against election certification Watch live: McCarthy holds press briefing MORE (R-Calif.)