Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar reportedly cut ties with her husband’s consulting firm after facing scrutiny for paying the firm millions of dollars in the 2019-2020 election cycle.
The Democrat’s campaign addressed the subject in an email to supporters on Sunday, according to a report from the Washington Free Beacon. The campaign said it made the decision to end its financial connection with Tim Mynett’s E Street Group, the firm, to avoid the perception of dubious financial activity.
“So we’ve decided to terminate our contract with Tim and Will’s firm,” the email said. “While many of our close supporters know these two well and have recommended we keep them on — I want to make sure that anybody who is supporting our campaign with their time or financial support feels there is no perceived issue with that support.”
The Washington Examiner reached out to Omar’s office for comment.
Records from the Federal Election Commission show Omar’s campaign paid