US Rep. Ilhan Omar severs financial ties with husband's political firm

MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has told supporters that her campaign is no longer doing business with her husband’s political consulting firm, a connection that had previously sparked scrutiny and complaints to campaign finance watchdogs.In an email late Sunday, Omar said her campaign was terminating its contract with the firm 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 Federal Election Commission has taken no public action in response to a complaint last year from a conservative gro…

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