Dem lawmaker inspires social media users to share selfies in their glasses

Rep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyCarson invokes abortion in Twitter response to jab from Omar House Democrat slams Ben Carson over Oreo confusion: 'My questions were serious' WHIP LIST: Democrats who support an impeachment inquiry against President Trump MORE (D-Mass.) encouraged social media users on Wednesday to share pictures in their glasses after a mom wanted encouragement for her daughter who hated her new spectacles.

Pressley tweeted a photo saying that she had “no choice” but to wear her glasses in public after she ran out of contact lenses.

The congresswoman, who had been “rocking’ bifocals since 2nd grade,” asked fellow female lawmakers including Reps. Lauren UnderwoodLauren UnderwoodGOP strikes Democrat's comments after she confronts acting DHS chief on migrant deaths Dem rep: 'Evidence is clear' that migrant child deaths are 'intentional' Pro-ObamaCare group launches ad campaign to protect 20 House Dems MORE (D-Ill.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibSteyer plans impeachment push targeting Democrats over recess Tlaib urges Mnuchin to seek personal legal advice Pelosi faces tipping point on Trump impeachment MORE (D-Mich.) and Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOn The Money: Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump | Trump to offer B aid package for farmers | House votes to boost retirement savings | Study says new tariffs to double costs for consumers Murkowski celebrates birthday with electric scooter ride Warren, Ocasio-Cortez press Mnuchin on role in Sears bankruptcy MORE (D-N.Y.)  to also share pictures of their lenses.

“Ran into a mom who asked me to post this pic for her 9yr old who hates her new glasses,” Pressley wrote.

Ocasio-Cortez told her colleague that she looked “fab” in a comment. Tlaib responded with her own selfie.

“.@AyannaPressley women in Congress wear eye glasses & look fresh doing it. Love them on you sis! You look even more fierce.”

Pressley encouraged several other Twitter users to share their own pictures with their glasses.

Many wrote “representation matters.”