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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 OmarMehdi Hasan gets MSNBC Sunday prime-time show Six ways to visualize a divided America Jamaal Bowman's mother dies of COVID-19: 'I share her legacy with all of you' 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 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.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibSix ways to visualize a divided America Jamaal Bowman's mother dies of COVID-19: 'I share her legacy with all of you' Democrats urge Biden FDA to drop in-person rule for abortion pill 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-CortezBudget Committee chair pledges to raise minimum wage: 'Hold me to it' Democrats scramble to rescue minimum wage hike Exclusive: How Obama went to bat for Warren 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.