Meeks on being mistaken for a staffer: 'Glad I still blend in with the cool kids'

Meeks on being mistaken for a staffer: 'Glad I still blend in with the cool kids'
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Rep. Gregory MeeksGregory Weldon MeeksMeeks on being mistaken for a staffer: 'Glad I still blend in with the cool kids' Blinken grilled in first hearing since Afghanistan withdrawal Defense & National Security: The post-airlift evacuation struggle MORE (D-N.Y.) responded Tuesday to a tweet about him being mistaken for a staffer at the Capitol. 

Overheard DC, an account that takes submissions of what people hear in the nation's capital, said earlier in the day that an intern on the subway at the Rayburn House Office Building asked the House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman who he worked for. 

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Glad I still blend in with the cool kids at Subway. See you on TikTok,” Meeks tweeted in response to the interaction. 

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Meeks also retweeted two congresswomen on the incident, one of whom said she had a similar experience of mistaken identity while at work. 

“Welcome to my world, Mr. Chair,” Rep. Sara Jacobs (D-Calif) tweeted.

Meeks has served in the House since 1998.