Ilhan Omar edits headline of New York Post article slamming the Squad: 'There, fixed it for you'

Ilhan Omar edits headline of New York Post article slamming the Squad: 'There, fixed it for you'
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Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar says some protestors 'felt terrorized by the presence of tanks,' National Guard Sunday shows preview: Leaders weigh in as country erupts in protest over George Floyd death House Democrats unveil measure to condemn police brutality MORE (D-Minn.) edited a headline from the New York Post that slammed her and other members of the "Squad."

The headline, which reads, "'Squad' members want to make illegal immigrants eligible for coronavirus aid," was edited by Omar on Twitter, who swapped the words "illegal immigrants" to "American taxpayers."

"There, fixed it for you," Omar said in her tweet.

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The New York Post report highlights components that progressive members of the so-called squad, including Reps. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyHouse Democrats unveil measure to condemn police brutality Warren's VP bid faces obstacle: Her state's Republican governor Democrats blast CDC report on minorities and COVID-19 MORE (D-Mass.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibPelosi: George Floyd death is 'a crime' Overnight Defense: Pentagon memo warns pandemic could go until summer 2021 | Watchdog finds Taliban violence is high despite US deal | Progressive Dems demand defense cuts Progressives demand defense budget cuts amid coronavirus pandemic MORE (D-Mich.) and Omar, want to add to the next coronavirus aid and relief package.

The article highlighted that Omar has advocated for families with illegal immigrants as well as people of mixed-status to be eligible for the benefits of all relief packages, including the recent $2.2 trillion deal that already passed.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez rips de Blasio after police cruiser drives into crowd of protestors NYPD police cruisers lurch through group of demonstrators protesting Floyd's death States respond with force amid another night of protests MORE (D-N.Y.) later agreed with the proposals of Omar and fellow squad members, calling for actions and relief packages to support undocumented immigrants.

Ocasio-Cortez retweeted Omar's post, which garnered several thousand likes and retweets Wednesday afternoon.