Minnesota: Hijabbed Muslima Congressional Candidate Ilhan Omar Found Violating More House Rules & State Law
Yet despite all this, what are her chances of being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives? 100%.
If she were not a hijab-wearing Muslim, not Muslim at all, and had done the same things, what would be the chance of her being elected to the House? Zero.
“On Going [sic] Investigation Into Rep. Omar Finds More Violations of House Rules and State Law,” by Leah Backstrom, WZFG, August 24, 2018:
State Representative Ilhan Omar used state resources to conduct her own personal business according to new information obtained by State Representative Steve Drazkowski (R-Mazeppa).
“As we learn more about Representative Omar’s activity as a member of the Minnesota House, we continue to find more troubling violations of House Rules, and in this case, Minnesota law,” Drazkowski said.
As part of a data practices request into Rep. Omar’s acceptance of payments from state colleges for serving as a keynote speaker – a violation of Minnesota House Rules – the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (MNSCU) provided contracts and email correspondence between MNSCU and Rep. Omar.
In these documents, it was found that Rep. Omar also accepted a payment of $250 for appearing on a panel at Minnesota State University (MSU) – Mankato on February 9, 2018.
According to the contract dated February 9, 2018, Rep. Omar represented that she was not a current employee of the State of Minnesota. It also appears that Rep. Omar has used state resources and state staff time to conduct her private business activities….
Article posted with permission from Robert Spencer