By Dailymail.com Reporter
Published: 06:06 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 06:06 BST, 1 April 2019
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has incorrectly asserted that Republicans in Congress amended the Constitution to kick President Franklin Delano Roosevelt out of office.
'They had to amend the Constitution of the United States to make sure Roosevelt did not get reelected,' Ocasio-Cortez said Friday during a night hall event with MSNBC with Chris Hayes.
Ocasio-Cortez was referring to the 22nd Amendment of the Constitution which passed in 1947.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) incorrectly claimed Constitution of the United States was altered to make sure Roosevelt did not get re-elected
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) was the 32nd President Of The United States. He is pictured here with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. He was re-elected four times
It wasn't long before social media was making fun of Ocasio-Cortez' perceived lack of history
Twitter users were quick to point out that the Constitution was not amended to prevent FDR from winning re-election because it happened two years after his death
The text of the amendment states, 'No person shall be