Ilhan Omar's husband's firm quietly raking in payments again from committee linked to 'Squad' member

明尼苏达州 progressive’s campaign dished out nearly $ 3 million to Mynett’s firm, E Street Group, before criticism had forced her to terminate the contract in November 2020. Mynett and his business partner then appeared to veer away from their political operation to consult wine and beverage companies.

Mynett’s firm, 然而, appears to have reopened the doors to its political business after recently taking in cash from an Omar-linked committee.

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美国 - JUNE 17: 代表. 伊尔汗·奥马尔(Ilhan Omar), D-Minn。, 对, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif。, attend a bill enrollment ceremony for the Juneteenth National Independence Day A六月n the Capitol on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, 公司通过盖蒂图片社)

美国 – 六月 17: 代表. 伊尔汗·奥马尔(Ilhan Omar), D-Minn。, 对, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif。, attend a bill enrollment ceremony for the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act in the Capitol on Thursday, 六月 17, 2021. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, 公司通过盖蒂图片社) (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call, 公司)

The E Street Group received a $ 15,000 research consulting payment from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s federal committee on Feb. 25, 记录显示.

Mynett’s firm hauled in the money just two days after Omar’s campaign transferred $ 15,000 into the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s coffers. Omar’s campaign 发送 $ 22,000 to the committee this cycle before the payment.

E Street Group is a well-known and widely respected political consulting and advertising firm that has worked with political parties and candidates throughout the country and here in Minnesota,” Ken Martin, chair of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, 告诉福克斯新闻.

Martin said that anyone who consults with their federal and state campaign finance reports can see they have worked with the E Street Group on projects that include “筹款, independent and multi-candidate expenditures at the state and federal level, voter turnout operations, and much more.

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As Mynett’s firm halted payments at the federal level, it quietly 已收到 $ 31,000 from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s state committee in less than a month late last year, its state filings show.

The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, 其中有 endorsed 奥马尔, 持续 shoveled federal cash into Mynett’s firm in September 2020.

华盛顿, 直流电 - JULY 15: (左) 我们. 代表. 艾安娜·普莱斯利(Ayanna Pressley) (D-MA), 伊尔汗·奥马尔(Ilhan Omar) (D-MN) 和亚历山大·奥卡西奥·科尔特斯 (纽约) listen during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 在华盛顿, 直流. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images)

华盛顿, 直流电 – JULY 15: (左) 我们. 代表. 艾安娜·普莱斯利(Ayanna Pressley) (D-MA), 伊尔汗·奥马尔(Ilhan Omar) (D-MN) 和亚历山大·奥卡西奥·科尔特斯 (纽约) listen during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 在华盛顿, 直流. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) (Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images)

The federal committee dished out $ 128,000 to the E Street Group for the 2020 选举, all of which went towardvolunteer exempt mailfor Omar, filings show. Omar’s campaign [object Window] $ 430,000 to the committee throughout the cycle.

The E Street Group did not respond to a request for comment on the newest federal payment and the group’s current operations.

Mynett’s previous run at the federal level netted the firm millions of dollars, primarily from Omar’s campaign. The campaign doled out nearly $ 3 million to the E Street Group to cover advertisements, consulting, travel expenses and production costs.

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After insisting that she would not cut off the agreement between her campaign and her husband’s firm, Omar emailed supporters in November 2020 to announce she was terminating the contract.

Omar’s cash constituted almost 80 percent of the money her husband’s firm had received from federal political committees. The last payment from a federal committee was sent to the group more than one year ago, filings show.

Mynett and his business partner, Will Hailer, are still listed as governors of the E Street Group in its Washington, 直流. business records. Hailer also submitted a registration for ESTREETCO LLC in California in late October 2020, according to filings in the Golden State.

BROOKLYN CENTER, MN - 四月 20: 代表. 伊尔汗·奥马尔(Ilhan Omar) (D-MN) speaks during a press conference at a memorial for Daunte Wright on April 20, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, 明尼苏达州. Twenty-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed during a traffic stop on April 11, 2021 by Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter, who has since resigned and been charged with second-degree manslaughter. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

BROOKLYN CENTER, MN – 四月 20: 代表. 伊尔汗·奥马尔(Ilhan Omar) (D-MN) speaks during a press conference at a memorial for Daunte Wright on April 20, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, 明尼苏达州. Twenty-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed during a traffic stop on April 11, 2021 by Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter, who has since resigned and been charged with second-degree manslaughter. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

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