The Democratic National Committee apparently thinks former President Ronald Reagan once served in Congress.

In a tweet sent out by the group’s official Twitter account Friday evening, the committee said, “‘It’s time to raise a minimum wage that’s worth less than it was when Ronald Reagan was in Congress.’”

"It's time to raise a minimum wage that's worth less than it was when Ronald Reagan was in Congress" #RaiseTheWage #DNC14
Democratic National Committee Makes Glaring Historical Error While Invoking Reagan
@TheDemocrats
The Democrats

Only problem? Reagan never served in Congress.

Users on Twitter were quick to hit back and respond to the DNC.

Hey @, was Ronald Reagan in Congress before or after he was the first man to walk on the moon?
Democratic National Committee Makes Glaring Historical Error While Invoking Reagan
@LarryOConnor
Larry O'Connor
.@ I think you guys need to take a history lesson Reagan was never in Congress
Democratic National Committee Makes Glaring Historical Error While Invoking Reagan
@Raffiwilliams
Raffi Williams
.@ Ummmm. Ronald Reagan in Congress? Really? Really?
Democratic National Committee Makes Glaring Historical Error While Invoking Reagan

According to Twitchy, based on the surrounding tweets, it may be possible “that this gaffe was part of President Obama’s speech to the DNC.”

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