Rep. Omar Ordered To Reimburse Thousands To Campaign Committee After Spending Violations

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The Minnesota Campaign Finance Board ruled on Thursday that Rep. Ilhan Omar violated state campaign finance rules by improperly using campaign money for out-of-state travel while serving as a state representative.

The board ordered Omar to reimburse her campaign committee roughly $3,500 and is also fining her a $500 civil penalty.

Omar’s campaign told CNN that she will repay the committee and pay the civil penalty.
“I’m glad this process is complete and that the Campaign Finance Board has come to a resolution on this matter,” Omar said in a statement.

Read more at CNN.




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