• FEC unanimously dismisses complaint alleging Ilhan Omar used campaign funds to 'facilitate an alleged affair' with campaign official

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota at the US Capitol on December 14, 2021. Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters
    The FEC unanimously rejected a complaint accusing Ilhan Omar of using campaign funds to facilitate an affair.
    The commission called the allegation "speculative," but said Omar needed to amend some reports.
    Omar's lawyers said the complaint was "filed purely for political purposes" and contained "salacious claims."
    The Federal Election Commission has unanimously rejected a complaint accusing Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota of improperly using campaign funds to facilitate an alleged affair...
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