Ilhan Omar funnels nearly 70% of campaign funding into husband's consulting firm

by Jordyn Pair · Oct 16th, 2020 12:09 pm

Last Updated Oct 17th, 2020 at 7:03 pm

Rep. Ihan Omar (D-MN) has funneled nearly 70% of her campaign's expenditures into a consulting firm owned by her husband, bringing total payments to the firm to $2.7 million for the election cycle, new filings show.

Campaign filings released Thursday show Omar's campaign sent $1.1 million of the $1.6 million spent by the campaign to a political consulting firm owned by her husband, Tim Mynett. The expenditures makes up nearly 70% of the money spent by the campaign between July 23 and the end of September.

Omar's campaign had previously paid $1.6 million to the group, bringing the total to $2.7 million.

The payments have funded advertisements, consulting, travel expenses, and production costs.

🔦 Omar has previously come under fire for her lack of transparency regarding her marriages and for her campaign's alleged involvement in a ballot harvesting scheme.


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