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Lib Newspaper: Ilhan Omar Possibly Married Her Own Brother to ‘Skirt Immigration Laws’

We told you there was more.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported over the weekend reported that newly released documents raise questions as to whether Rep. Ilhan Omar married her own brother as a means to “skirt immigration laws.”

The opening paragraph of the left-wing newspapers report on Saturday is pretty alarming in and of itself:

New investigative documents released by a state agency have given fresh life to lingering questions about the marital history of Rep. Ilhan Omar and whether she once married a man — possibly her own brother — to skirt immigration laws.

The publication reports that Omar has since corrected the issues legally, but the fact that they happened in the first place raises some significant alarm bells.

Trouble Brewing

In early June, the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board have ruled that Omar (D-MN) repeatedly violated campaign finance law by using campaign funds to pay for personal expenses while serving on the state legislature in 2016 and 2017.

Tucked away in those reports, and not initially covered by major outlets including the Star-Tribune, was the fact that, according to the Board’s findings, Omar filed joint tax returns with her current husband, Ahmed Hirsi, in 2014 and 2015.

What makes this problematic is that she was still engaged in civil marriage with Ahmed Nur Said Elmi up until 2017. She married Hirsi in 2018.

The Star-Tribune reports that in 2016, Omar’s campaign was “rocked by allegations in a Somali news forum and the conservative Power Line blog suggesting that Elmi is her brother and they married for unspecified immigration benefits.”

TheTribune adds that Omar refused to provide a list of questions to her siblings and father and that Elmi did not respond to inquiries. They add that “Omar declined to make her tax and immigration records available for this report.”

Tax Fraud?

Aside from the egregious allegations of marrying her brother to obtain immigrant status, the multiple filings appear to be a violation of state tax law.

Fox News reports: “Tax experts say the IRS only permits joint filings if a couple is in a state that legally recognizes the couple as married.”

The documents suggest Omar may have filed illegal tax returns for several years, depending on when her multiple marriages began and ended from a legal standpoint.

The Star-Tribune also notes that Omar and her campaign took great lengths to “keep the story of her marriage to Elmi out of the press, arguing that detailed coverage would legitimize the accusations and invade her privacy.”

Why do you think she wanted that to remain hidden?

As conservative commentator Michelle Malkin recently asked her readers, is it “time to get federal IRS officials involved?”

We’d say it’s well beyond that point.

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance writer focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been following and analyzing the political climate for several years, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, FoxNews.com and more.

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  • Check the day care center in MN for Muslims . THIS FRAUD HAS COST TAXPAYERS TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

  • Check the day care center in MN for Muslims . THIS FRAUD HAS COST TAXPAYERS TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

  • THERE IS A LAW ON THE BOOKS SINCE 1952, UNDER EISENHOWER, THAT SAYS AND CONGRESS PASSED THIS LAW, THAT 'NO MUSLIM CAN IMMIGRATE INTO AMERICA" AND THAT HAS BEEN COMPLETELY IGNORED! NO ONE WANTS TO ENFORCE A LAW THE HURTS THEIR POLITICAL IDEOLOGY AND AGENDA! SICKENING! THIS SHOULD BE ENFORCED IMMEDIATELY AND ALL MUSLIMS DEPORTED BACK TO THEIR OWN COUNTRY! THE WAR WAS CREATED BY THE VATICAN TO FACILITATE ALL OF THIS UNNECESSARY AND WOULD BE NON EXISTENT MIGRATION! THIS IS WHAT THEY WANT TO NOT ONLY STIR UP TROUBLE, BUT TOTALLY DISRUPT AND DESTROY THE ECONOMIES OF NATIONS. THUS, SOROS CAN COME IN AND PICK THE BONES, LIKE THE VULTURE HE ALWAYS HAS BEEN, AND THE PEOPLE LOSE, ONCE AGAIN!

  • THERE IS A LAW ON THE BOOKS SINCE 1952, UNDER EISENHOWER, THAT SAYS AND CONGRESS PASSED THIS LAW, THAT 'NO MUSLIM CAN IMMIGRATE INTO AMERICA" AND THAT HAS BEEN COMPLETELY IGNORED! NO ONE WANTS TO ENFORCE A LAW THE HURTS THEIR POLITICAL IDEOLOGY AND AGENDA! SICKENING! THIS SHOULD BE ENFORCED IMMEDIATELY AND ALL MUSLIMS DEPORTED BACK TO THEIR OWN COUNTRY! THE WAR WAS CREATED BY THE VATICAN TO FACILITATE ALL OF THIS UNNECESSARY AND WOULD BE NON EXISTENT MIGRATION! THIS IS WHAT THEY WANT TO NOT ONLY STIR UP TROUBLE, BUT TOTALLY DISRUPT AND DESTROY THE ECONOMIES OF NATIONS. THUS, SOROS CAN COME IN AND PICK THE BONES, LIKE THE VULTURE HE ALWAYS HAS BEEN, AND THE PEOPLE LOSE, ONCE AGAIN!

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