The corrupt, under investigation Rep. Ilhan Omar, got herself in hot water again after she was caught trying to profit off a food bank.
Conservative journalist from PJ Media David Steinberg caught Rep. Ilhan Omar using a Minnesota Food Bank to make money and posted it on twitter. “Yet another @IlhanMN
— David Steinberg (@realDSteinberg) May 8, 2020
Steinberg showed pictures of the now-deleted post. Omar wrote that she had partnered with the Greater Minneapolis Community Connections and was requesting donations to support them.
That was until the post was seen by the Director for the GMCC who replied she had not partnered with the Congresswoman and has no idea where this money was going, that’s when Omar deleted her tweet.
Omar was hoping that her little scheme was under the radar but, when she found out Steinberg posted she flew into a rage.
This type of deliberate disinformation is beneath the dignity of anyone in elected office.
Last few weeks, my campaign has been raising money for local organizations helping the MN community.
Our efforts to help raise money at the request of communities hit hard will continue. pic.twitter.com/DLOSIsTtOG
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) May 9, 2020
Notice she never addressed the fact that she used the GMCC for donations to “Act Blue” a Democrat fundraising site. A google search on Act Blue revealed only the ability to donate to Rep. Omar’s campaign, there was nothing about the GMCC. The GMCC was conducting a donation drive and it ended on April 30th; Omar’s donation tweet to “Act Blue” was posted on May 5th. GMCC has not reported any partnership with Rep. Ilhan Omar.
100% of your donation during the campaign goes to local food shelves who work day after day to build strong communities & feed their neighbors.https://t.co/GKnrgVX3bY
2020 #MarchCampaign runs through April 30.
— Minnesota FoodShare (@MNFoodShare) April 30, 2020
Written by May 10, 2020–