Rep. Ilhan Omar Cuts Off Husband’s Fund Raising Firm

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune by Stephen Montemayor: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has told supporters that her campaign is no longer doing business with her husband’s political consulting firm, a connection that had previously sparked scrutiny and complaints to campaign finance watchdogs. In an e-mail late Sunday, Omar said her campaign was terminating its contract […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar Milks Her Own Campaign Fund

A firm headed by Rep. Ilhan Omar’s husband continued to be the largest recipient of her campaign spending in the second quarter of 2020. Payments to the E Street Group now top one million dollars, creating the appearance that Omar is milking her campaign fund for her own financial benefit. In forms filed with the […]

Federal Election Commission Must Act on Ilhan Omar Campaign Cash to Husband

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s new husband Tim Mynett continues to be the largest recipient of her campaign spending. During the first quarter of 2020, Mynett’s consulting firm, the E Street Group, received $292,814. The couple was married in March. Omar’s second quarter report is due July 15. In the third quarter of 2019, Mynett’s firm received […]

Rep. Omar Sends Another $300K to New Husband’s Firm

This article by Joe Schoffstall appears on the Washington Free Beacon website: Democratic representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) continues to push cash from her campaign committee to her now-husband’s consulting firm. Omar’s new committee filings, posted Wednesday afternoon, show that during the first three months of the year, the campaign paid $292,905 to the E Street […]

Rep. Omar’s Marriage Raises Questions About Campaign Money Flows

After denying for months that she and political consultant Tim Mynett were having an affair, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) announced via Instagram that the two have married. Mynett’s firm, known as the E Street Group, LLC, has been the recipient of an increasing share of Omar’s campaign spending. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Mynett’s […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Boyfriend Still Gets Bulk of Campaign Funds

From the Daily Caller by Andrew Kerr: Over half of Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s campaign expenditures in the last quarter of 2019 went to her alleged boyfriend’s consulting firm, according to Federal Election Commission filings released Friday. Omar’s campaign paid $217,000 to E Street Group LLC between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31 for research […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar Continues to Break Law on Boyfriend’s Travel

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) continues to violate Federal Election Commission (FEC) regulations governing travel by her campaign staff. As detailed in an amendment to our August 28, 2019 FEC Complaint, Omar failed to itemize travel expenses to E Street Group, a firm owned by her boyfriend Tim Mynett in her FEC disclosure reports for the […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar Files for Divorce

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Friday filed for divorce from her husband Ahmed Abdisalen Hirsi, contradicting her denials in August that she was experiencing problems in her personal life. The denials came in the wake of our Complaint to the Federal Election Commission alleging that Omar may have illegally used campaign funds to facilitate an […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar Runs Away From Affair Questions— Again

Video journalist Nicholas Ballasy tried to get some answers from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) about her alleged affair with political consultant Tim Mynett and our allegation that she may have illegally used campaign funds for personal use by paying for Mynett’s travel with her. Ballasy didn’t get much more than the journalists who chased Omar […]