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.