The New York Post revealed that a high profile divorce case was reported on Monday. Specifically, a lady stated in court, documents that her spouse was cheating on her with a lady, which was revealed to be the Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar.
Omar’s alleged paramour, Tim Mynett, was a fundraising consultant for Omar’s 2018 and 2020 campaigns.
Omar has not commented on the charges, but there is a possible second scandal involving more than $200,000 invested by her campaign with Mynett’s company.
Of the $145,406 reported by the E Street Group during the 2018 campaign cycle, $62,674 came from Omar’s campaign. E Street Group not counting salary taxes and transfers to the Democratic Party of Minnesota, was Omar’s second-largest supplier, according to FEC information.
From Labor Day to the end of the year, E Street Group spent more than 10% of its campaign (not including transfers to other campaigns).
The overwhelming majority of Omar’s resources spent on the E Street Group were paid out after winning the disputed main and completely non-competitive general election race in its D+26 district.
In contrast to the rules of the FEC, Omar’s filings did not determine whether its E Street Group disbursements (or any of its disbursements) were for the primary election or for the general election.
However the Campaign payments to the E Street Group, often referred to as “fundraising consulting” charges for its FEC filings, accelerated in the 2020 cycle. Her campaign spent 160,000 dollars on E Street this year, a year off campaign.
Almost one in every three bucks spent on her re-election (again, not including transfers to other campaigns or commissions) goes to her supposed lover.
Omar did not reply to the Post’s questions about the supposed affair. Her congressional office refused to answer the questions thrown at them, instead passing along a campaign email address. Her campaign did not respond to the email either.