Rep. Ilhan Omar has been slapped with multiple fines for violating campaign finance laws.
The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board has ordered Omar to personally reimburse her own campaign account $3,469.23 and to pay a civil penalty of $500 for violating state campaign finance rules dating to her time as a member of the state House.
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Fox 9 reports:
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar must personally pay a $500 civil fine to the state for violating a campaign finance law, the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board ordered Thursday.
In addition, Omar must reimburse her political campaign $3,469 for improperly used campaign funds, the board said in its decision.
Five times, Omar’s campaign improperly paid hotel or travel expenses for Omar to attend out-of-state events in 2017, the board found.
In other cases, the board found Omar’s campaign had paid for Omar’s immigration records and two years of tax returns without justifying their benefit to her campaign.