Rep. Ilhan Omar accused of having affair with married staffer in divorce papers

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#1  Edited By ad1x2
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Rep. Ilhan Omar is allegedly having an affair with Tim Mynett, who supposedly wants to leave his wife for her. Omar recently separated from her husband.

The report came out earlier today according to the New York Post:

Dr. Beth Mynett says her cheating spouse, Tim Mynett, told her in April that he was having an affair with the Somali-born US representative — and that he even made a “shocking declaration of love” for the Minnesota congresswoman before he ditched his wife, alleges the filing, submitted in DC Superior Court on Tuesday.

The physician, 55, and her 38-year-old husband — who has worked for left-wing Democrats such as Omar and her Minnesota predecessor, Keith Ellison — have a 13-year-old son together.

“The parties physically separated on or about April 7, 2019, when Defendant told Plaintiff that he was romantically involved with and in love with another woman, Ilhan Omar,” the court papers say.

Normally, what goes on in people’s private lives aren’t too much of a concern, but it may be a little on the embarrassing side for her. But there is a little more to the story later in the article:

The 37-year-old congresswoman and mom of three paid Tim Mynett and his E. Street Group approximately $230,000 through her campaign since 2018 for fundraising consulting, digital communications, internet advertising and travel expenses.

Because of the payments, there is a conservative watchgroup that is trying to get the FEC to investigate since in their words, Omar is ”paying her lover consulting fees.”

Do you think this will cause some issues for her, or will it pretty much be forgotten about in a few days?

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I can't keep track anymore - are having affairs and paying people you slept with a problem?

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#3  Edited By Serraph105
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@ad1x2: @mattbbpl:

Same question as matt. I mean I would think that it would be, but then again.....I remember something about a Stormy night or something? Is that what it was?

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lol so?

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Oh, I forgot, the morality police suddenly care about infedelity again

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#6  Edited By ad1x2
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My bad folks, should have made this another anti-Trump thread to add to the 30 or so already on the front page instead of this one about Omar...

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@ad1x2 said:

My bad folks, should have made this another anti-Trump thread to add to the 30 or so already on the front page instead of this one about Omar...

It would have helped your case if it wasn't based on actions Trump has already done and been excused by his party for.

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#8 joebones5000
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Stupid thread. No one cares unless she starts paying money for banging porn actors.

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#9 ad1x2
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@mattbbpl said:
@ad1x2 said:

My bad folks, should have made this another anti-Trump thread to add to the 30 or so already on the front page instead of this one about Omar...

It would have helped your case if it wasn't based on actions Trump has already done and been excused by his party for.

If you want to bring up Trump and reports of his affair with Stormy, then by all means bring him up. But we can also talk about Omar at the same time and see if people want to excuse what she is being accused of as well.

Just because most of the posters here lean left doesn’t mean the right-leaning posters had their thread posting privileges revoked. Nothing wrong with posting threads that could make either side look good or bad, instead of just letting this place stay an echo chamber.

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#10 Sevenizz
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@mattbbpl: It is when tax dollars are being appropriated for payment.

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#11 mattbbpl
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@ad1x2: and I gave my opinion on the matter. Which is that we've already decided this behavior is acceptable, so I won't be clutching my pearls and calling for her to resign.

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@Sevenizz: I would have thought the same about campaign violations, yet here we are.

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@mattbbpl said:

@ad1x2: and I gave my opinion on the matter. Which is that we've already decided this behavior is acceptable, so I won't be clutching my pearls and calling for her to resign.

Never said anything about wanting her to resign over the affair; what she does in her bedroom is her business as long as it’s legal. I thought I made it clear in the original post the concern others were bringing up was more about the consulting fees to her alleged lover than the affair itself.

But if we’re going to try and derail this thread over the fact that Trump supposedly did it first, then we should take into consideration Trump was accused of sleeping with Stormy over a decade ago when he was still a businessman while Omar is accused of doing this right now as a sitting member of Congress and has a woman that is a registered Democrat calling her a home-wrecker.

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Shes a dirtbag we already knew this.

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@ad1x2 said:

My bad folks, should have made this another anti-Trump thread to add to the 30 or so already on the front page instead of this one about Omar...

That's right. You should know better.

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New York Post..........Murdoch owned trash, nothing to see here, move along.

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#17 jeezers
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@SOedipus: lol, idc about this, tho it does make her look like a shitty wife. Getting caught cheating with someone married never looks good.

I'm more interested in the story about her changing her last name to illegaly give family members citizenship.

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#18 ComeOnMan
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So, let me see if I am getting this right.

This Omar woman paid some guy $230,000 to have sex with her ??

Dude must have really needed the money. I wouldn't tap it for twice that. Eww.

Last thought: She has $230,000 to spend on getting some lovin, but apparently can't afford a hair dryer.

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@ad1x2 said:

My bad folks, should have made this another anti-Trump thread to add to the 30 or so already on the front page instead of this one about Omar...

If you want to create your own pity party go a head. As it stands, you and all your fellow Trump supporters have normalized adultery and hush payments. So again, why the f*ck should anyone care about this story? (Assuming it's even true)

Pathetic.

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Isn't she the lady that married her brother?

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Wasn't there something circulating on her marriage being fraudulent anyways?

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Odd that a trump supporter would complain about this...………...considering his history Hypocrisy your name is GOP.

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#23 Sevenizz
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@mattbbpl: What campaign violations? You mean the one that a Democrat didn’t find evidence of wrong doing? Or are you actually going to believe CNN or NY Times fake rhetoric?

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#24 comp_atkins
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analogies to trump aside.

if there is potential campaign laws being broken by omar paying mynett it ought to be investigated.

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I would say this is enough to warrant investigation for the funding provided to the individual. However all we're going off of is a salty woman's divorce paper's and Omar's denial, he said she said kind of business. Not to mention, it's not like she was voted in for wholesome monogamous ethics. I imagine this will hold exactly as much weight as every other story being desperately flung her direction that won't stick due to lack of evidence.

Evidence such as multiple sworn testimonies, physical copies of payments, documented conversations, or admission by the individual in question... hmm, that all sounds familiar for some reason...

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What happens in people's bedrooms is their business.

That being said... The people here that are attempting to draw the comparison to Trump is pathetic.

Trump paid Daniels to keep quiet about their affair. All evidence points to him paying her with his own money.

1 out of every 3 dollars that Omar has taken in campaign funds has gone to this guy. Over $130,000 in 2019 alone, and it's not even a campaign year.

If you can't see the difference between the two, then you're just blind.

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#27 ad1x2
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@HoolaHoopMan said:
@ad1x2 said:

My bad folks, should have made this another anti-Trump thread to add to the 30 or so already on the front page instead of this one about Omar...

If you want to create your own pity party go a head. As it stands, you and all your fellow Trump supporters have normalized adultery and hush payments. So again, why the f*ck should anyone care about this story? (Assuming it's even true)

Pathetic.

I find it a little funny how in this thread, the vast majority of the posts are attempting to derail the thread by talking about how we can’t talk bad about Omar because Trump is much worse. Yet in one of the many anti-Trump threads posted here daily, any attempt to mention the wrongdoing of any Democrats is immediately met by several posters ganging up on the person bringing up the Democrats followed by demands to stay on topic.

Besides, while both actions are wrong, screwing a porn star you later paid off with your money probably doesn’t compare to paying off a married man that you convinced to leave his wife and kids for you with campaign funds. You guys crack me up, and if this thread triggers anyone here then too bad, they can slam that report button if they want to try and get it locked.

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@ad1x2 said:
@HoolaHoopMan said:
@ad1x2 said:

My bad folks, should have made this another anti-Trump thread to add to the 30 or so already on the front page instead of this one about Omar...

If you want to create your own pity party go a head. As it stands, you and all your fellow Trump supporters have normalized adultery and hush payments. So again, why the f*ck should anyone care about this story? (Assuming it's even true)

Pathetic.

I find it a little funny how in this thread, the vast majority of the posts are attempting to derail the thread by talking about how we can’t talk bad about Omar because Trump is much worse. Yet in one of the many anti-Trump threads posted here daily, any attempt to mention the wrongdoing of any Democrats is immediately met by several posters ganging up on the person bringing up the Democrats followed by demands to stay on topic.

Besides, while both actions are wrong, screwing a porn star you later paid off with your money probably doesn’t compare to paying off a married man that you convinced to leave his wife and kids for you with campaign funds. You guys crack me up, and if this thread triggers anyone here then too bad, they can slam that report button if they want to try and get it locked.

Gamespot's forums aren't run like the "other" forums out there that REEEEEE when there are opinions contrary to the poster's own.

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#29 LJS9502_basic
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@babyjoker1221 said:

What happens in people's bedrooms is their business.

That being said... The people here that are attempting to draw the comparison to Trump is pathetic.

Trump paid Daniels to keep quiet about their affair. All evidence points to him paying her with his own money.

1 out of every 3 dollars that Omar has taken in campaign funds has gone to this guy. Over $130,000 in 2019 alone, and it's not even a campaign year.

If you can't see the difference between the two, then you're just blind.

Doesn't seem to fit the facts.

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Illhan Omar has gotten some unfair criticisms but it's unfortunate to hear this. If it's true, then perhaps she should be out of office.

k@Vaasman said:

I would say this is enough to warrant investigation for the funding provided to the individual. However all we're going off of is a salty woman's divorce paper's and Omar's denial, he said she said kind of business. Not to mention, it's not like she was voted in for wholesome monogamous ethics. I imagine this will hold exactly as much weight as every other story being desperately flung her direction that won't stick due to lack of evidence.

Evidence such as multiple sworn testimonies, physical copies of payments, documented conversations, or admission by the individual in question... hmm, that all sounds familiar for some reason...

Said it best.

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@ad1x2 said:

I find it a little funny how in this thread, the vast majority of the posts are attempting to derail the thread by talking about how we can’t talk bad about Omar because Trump is much worse. Yet in one of the many anti-Trump threads posted here daily, any attempt to mention the wrongdoing of any Democrats is immediately met by several posters ganging up on the person bringing up the Democrats followed by demands to stay on topic.

Besides, while both actions are wrong, screwing a porn star you later paid off with your money probably doesn’t compare to paying off a married man that you convinced to leave his wife and kids for you with campaign funds. You guys crack me up, and if this thread triggers anyone here then too bad, they can slam that report button if they want to try and get it locked.

I'm curious how the media is covering this issue. If they acted like rabid dogs when they thought they had Trump in a gotcha moment, will the same be said for this woman? My guess is no. You know what board you are on and you know the majority composition of those on here so don't be surprised when they bring it back to Trump.

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#32  Edited By HoolaHoopMan
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@ad1x2 said:
@HoolaHoopMan said:

If you want to create your own pity party go a head. As it stands, you and all your fellow Trump supporters have normalized adultery and hush payments. So again, why the f*ck should anyone care about this story? (Assuming it's even true)

Pathetic.

I find it a little funny how in this thread, the vast majority of the posts are attempting to derail the thread by talking about how we can’t talk bad about Omar because Trump is much worse.

No one is saying that YOU can't. Go right a head and criticize her. The obvious catch being that anything/everything you criticize her for could also be applied to Trump.

The world doesn't exist in a vacuum, so unfortunately for you, if something like this is brought to our attention we're going to draw a direct parallel to Trump.

If you're pouting about people straying off topic then why didn't you give us more your opinion on the matter? All you did was post a link and provide an open ended question really.

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@HoolaHoopMan: non-Trump supporter here, and I need to clarify something: isn't she supposedly a devout Muslim?

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#34 HoolaHoopMan
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@Miyomatic said:

@HoolaHoopMan: non-Trump supporter here, and I need to clarify something: isn't she supposedly a devout Muslim?

She's certainly a Muslim, but devout? No idea. If she's breaking tenets of her religion by having an affair that's her own business.

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#35  Edited By mrbojangles25
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If Omar is separated from her husband, isn't it the guy having the affair in this case, since he is cheating on his wife? Omar is just the woman he is sleeping with.

Anyway, I can't wait to see the double-standards and out-of-proportion outrage over this.

If this was a Republican, nothing would happen; but because it's a Democrat, there will be needless consequences.

Now, with all that said, I expect more from my politicians, on both sides. If this turns out to be a problem, I hope she would step down.

@Miyomatic said:

@HoolaHoopMan: non-Trump supporter here, and I need to clarify something: isn't she supposedly a devout Muslim?

She is a muslim. Devout? I don't know. Even if she were, the devout make mistakes all the time.

I'm sure all those boy-diddling priests were "devout"...

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#36  Edited By ad1x2
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@HoolaHoopMan said:
@ad1x2 said:

I find it a little funny how in this thread, the vast majority of the posts are attempting to derail the thread by talking about how we can’t talk bad about Omar because Trump is much worse.

No one is saying that YOU can't. Go right a head and criticize her. The obvious catch being that anything/everything you criticize her for could also be applied to Trump.

The world doesn't exist in a vacuum, so unfortunately for you, if something like this is brought to our attention we're going to draw a direct parallel to Trump.

If you're pouting about people straying off topic then why didn't you give us more your opinion on the matter? All you did was post a link and provide an open ended question really.

I didn’t post this thread with the idea that there would be zero attempt to deflect any criticism of Omar to Trump. I’m only surprised of the lengths people went to excuse her and ignore the allegation (which may or may not be true) that she’s literally paying off the guy she talked into leaving his wife and son.

Congress isn’t like the military, you can’t be thrown in jail for cheating on your spouse or sleeping with a married person not married to you while you're single. But you can be thrown in jail for campaign finance fraud.

As for me not adding too much detail, the following post was something I considered bringing up:

@HoolaHoopMan said:
@Miyomatic said:

@HoolaHoopMan: non-Trump supporter here, and I need to clarify something: isn't she supposedly a devout Muslim?

She's certainly a Muslim, but devout? No idea. If she's breaking tenets of her religion by having an affair that's her own business.

I decided not to when I originally posted the thread because I had a feeling some of the first few people responding may have accused me of Islamophobia or something. But to address what was said in that post, yes Omar would be violating her religion. According to the Qur'an the penalty for adultery is flogging, or a hundred lashes.

The natural response for people not religious may be so what or to bring up Catholic priests that molested children, but then you have to consider the fact that her religion was used as justification to get the house to vote on removing the restriction on wearing religious headwear in the chambers, and in addition to her critics being called racist, people that criticize her are often accused of Islamophobia as well due to her being a Muslim.

Almost like she’s only following her beliefs when it’s convenient and something she can fall back on to deflect criticism.

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Odd that a trump supporter would complain about this...………...considering his history Hypocrisy your name is GOP.

Omar if I am correct is the person pushing for Sharia Law, under it because she committed adultery she would be stoned. I guess she just wants it for others and not herself.

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@JimB: she can't want sharia law. She is from Minnesota, not Alabama

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@JimB: she can't want sharia law. She is from Minnesota, not Alabama

She is museum, she resides in Minnesota but she is not from there. She originally came from Somalia and is a naturalized citizen, a status that can be revoked. Last I heard most Alabamians are Evangelical Christians. of course your comments make no sense.

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#40 LJS9502_basic
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@JimB said:
@Nuck81 said:

@JimB: she can't want sharia law. She is from Minnesota, not Alabama

She is museum,

Museum's are very educational. What do you have against them.

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@ad1x2: "Almost like she’s only following her beliefs when it’s convenient and something she can fall back on to deflect criticism."

OMG.

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#42 JimB
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@LJS9502_basic said:
@JimB said:
@Nuck81 said:

@JimB: she can't want sharia law. She is from Minnesota, not Alabama

She is museum,

Museum's are very educational. What do you have against them.

I don't, it was a typo. I was a security director of a museum. It was supposed to be Muslim.

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@ad1x2: "Almost like she’s only following her beliefs when it’s convenient and something she can fall back on to deflect criticism."

OMG.

Yes, Republicans do it too, if that's what you are hinting at. Both of them suck when they do it.

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I can't keep track anymore - are having affairs and paying people you slept with a problem?

Nope, not even sure why this is a problem?

Some people sleep around more than they change underwear and usually comes with the horrible excuse "love" but we are in 2019 where the 60´s free love movement is stronger than ever so not sure why this is even a thread.

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@ad1x2 said:
@HoolaHoopMan said:
@ad1x2 said:

I find it a little funny how in this thread, the vast majority of the posts are attempting to derail the thread by talking about how we can’t talk bad about Omar because Trump is much worse.

No one is saying that YOU can't. Go right a head and criticize her. The obvious catch being that anything/everything you criticize her for could also be applied to Trump.

The world doesn't exist in a vacuum, so unfortunately for you, if something like this is brought to our attention we're going to draw a direct parallel to Trump.

If you're pouting about people straying off topic then why didn't you give us more your opinion on the matter? All you did was post a link and provide an open ended question really.

I didn’t post this thread with the idea that there would be zero attempt to deflect any criticism of Omar to Trump. I’m only surprised of the lengths people went to excuse her and ignore the allegation (which may or may not be true) that she’s literally paying off the guy she talked into leaving his wife and son.

Congress isn’t like the military, you can’t be thrown in jail for cheating on your spouse or sleeping with a married person not married to you while you're single. But you can be thrown in jail for campaign finance fraud.

As for me not adding too much detail, the following post was something I considered bringing up:

@HoolaHoopMan said:
@Miyomatic said:

@HoolaHoopMan: non-Trump supporter here, and I need to clarify something: isn't she supposedly a devout Muslim?

She's certainly a Muslim, but devout? No idea. If she's breaking tenets of her religion by having an affair that's her own business.

I decided not to when I originally posted the thread because I had a feeling some of the first few people responding may have accused me of Islamophobia or something. But to address what was said in that post, yes Omar would be violating her religion. According to the Qur'an the penalty for adultery is flogging, or a hundred lashes.

Here's the thing, I'm not a fan of Islam and I'd probably agree that a strict interpretation of Islam would condemn her actions...harshly even.

Let's also remember one other thing when comparing these 'payoffs' or campaign violations: The payments to Stormy Daniels were illegal and helped land Michael Cohen in jail. They were considered campaign violations as well. This is even assuming these allegations stick. Bring an inquiry on it, doesn't matter to me as long as we expect the same kind of retribution to people like Trump (which won't happen).

If we're apt to compare let's do so honestly.

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@HoolaHoopMan said:
@ad1x2 said:

I didn’t post this thread with the idea that there would be zero attempt to deflect any criticism of Omar to Trump. I’m only surprised of the lengths people went to excuse her and ignore the allegation (which may or may not be true) that she’s literally paying off the guy she talked into leaving his wife and son.

Congress isn’t like the military, you can’t be thrown in jail for cheating on your spouse or sleeping with a married person not married to you while you're single. But you can be thrown in jail for campaign finance fraud.

As for me not adding too much detail, the following post was something I considered bringing up:

I decided not to when I originally posted the thread because I had a feeling some of the first few people responding may have accused me of Islamophobia or something. But to address what was said in that post, yes Omar would be violating her religion. According to the Qur'an the penalty for adultery is flogging, or a hundred lashes.

Here's the thing, I'm not a fan of Islam and I'd probably agree that a strict interpretation of Islam would condemn her actions...harshly even.

Let's also remember one other thing when comparing these 'payoffs' or campaign violations: The payments to Stormy Daniels were illegal and helped land Michael Cohen in jail. They were considered campaign violations as well. This is even assuming these allegations stick. Bring an inquiry on it, doesn't matter to me as long as we expect the same kind of retribution to people like Trump (which won't happen).

If we're apt to compare let's do so honestly.

Tell me no one in here is arguing the payoffs to Daniels were legal.

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@LJS9502_basic said:
@HoolaHoopMan said:
@ad1x2 said:

I didn’t post this thread with the idea that there would be zero attempt to deflect any criticism of Omar to Trump. I’m only surprised of the lengths people went to excuse her and ignore the allegation (which may or may not be true) that she’s literally paying off the guy she talked into leaving his wife and son.

Congress isn’t like the military, you can’t be thrown in jail for cheating on your spouse or sleeping with a married person not married to you while you're single. But you can be thrown in jail for campaign finance fraud.

As for me not adding too much detail, the following post was something I considered bringing up:

I decided not to when I originally posted the thread because I had a feeling some of the first few people responding may have accused me of Islamophobia or something. But to address what was said in that post, yes Omar would be violating her religion. According to the Qur'an the penalty for adultery is flogging, or a hundred lashes.

Here's the thing, I'm not a fan of Islam and I'd probably agree that a strict interpretation of Islam would condemn her actions...harshly even.

Let's also remember one other thing when comparing these 'payoffs' or campaign violations: The payments to Stormy Daniels were illegal and helped land Michael Cohen in jail. They were considered campaign violations as well. This is even assuming these allegations stick. Bring an inquiry on it, doesn't matter to me as long as we expect the same kind of retribution to people like Trump (which won't happen).

If we're apt to compare let's do so honestly.

Tell me no one in here is arguing the payoffs to Daniels were legal.

Wether or not Trump's payoff to Daniels was legal doesn't really matter. Was it a slimy thing to do? Sure, but there was no evidence that he used campaign funds to pay her off. If Trump used his own money (which he most certainly did), then his paying money to Daniels was legit as far as campaign finance laws go. I'm not sure Trump would even be smart enough to know to use his own money vs campaign funds, but Cohen and advisors most certainly would have.

But none of that really matters, because your objective here is to deflect and steer the the conversation away from Omar breaking campaign finance rules. Which if the info in the story is correct... She most likely did. You can cry "What about Trump?" all you want, but he's already been through an investigation, and been hammered by the press. This is about Omar. Period. It has nothing to do with Trump, so please stop the poor attempt at deflection. It's a bad look.

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@babyjoker1221 said:

Wether or not Trump's payoff to Daniels was legal doesn't really matter. Was it a slimy thing to do? Sure, but there was no evidence that he used campaign funds to pay her off. If Trump used his own money (which he most certainly did), then his paying money to Daniels was legit as far as campaign finance laws go. I'm not sure Trump would even be smart enough to know to use his own money vs campaign funds, but Cohen and advisors most certainly would have.

But none of that really matters, because your objective here is to deflect and steer the the conversation away from Omar breaking campaign finance rules. Which if the info in the story is correct... She most likely did. You can cry "What about Trump?" all you want, but he's already been through an investigation, and been hammered by the press. This is about Omar. Period. It has nothing to do with Trump, so please stop the poor attempt at deflection. It's a bad look.

Ignorance of the law is not an excuse. FYI. Also trump has not been investigated.

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@LJS9502_basic said:
@babyjoker1221 said:

Wether or not Trump's payoff to Daniels was legal doesn't really matter. Was it a slimy thing to do? Sure, but there was no evidence that he used campaign funds to pay her off. If Trump used his own money (which he most certainly did), then his paying money to Daniels was legit as far as campaign finance laws go. I'm not sure Trump would even be smart enough to know to use his own money vs campaign funds, but Cohen and advisors most certainly would have.

But none of that really matters, because your objective here is to deflect and steer the the conversation away from Omar breaking campaign finance rules. Which if the info in the story is correct... She most likely did. You can cry "What about Trump?" all you want, but he's already been through an investigation, and been hammered by the press. This is about Omar. Period. It has nothing to do with Trump, so please stop the poor attempt at deflection. It's a bad look.

Ignorance of the law is not an excuse. FYI. Also trump has not been investigated.

Yet more deflection...

It's pretty bad that you can't discuss the topic at hand. The best you can muster is "Bu Bu Bu but what about Trump?"

Others in this thread have drawn comparisons between the two as well. Of course they're also able to discuss the current topic at hand as well, where you apparently can't.

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@babyjoker1221 said:
@LJS9502_basic said:
@babyjoker1221 said:

Wether or not Trump's payoff to Daniels was legal doesn't really matter. Was it a slimy thing to do? Sure, but there was no evidence that he used campaign funds to pay her off. If Trump used his own money (which he most certainly did), then his paying money to Daniels was legit as far as campaign finance laws go. I'm not sure Trump would even be smart enough to know to use his own money vs campaign funds, but Cohen and advisors most certainly would have.

But none of that really matters, because your objective here is to deflect and steer the the conversation away from Omar breaking campaign finance rules. Which if the info in the story is correct... She most likely did. You can cry "What about Trump?" all you want, but he's already been through an investigation, and been hammered by the press. This is about Omar. Period. It has nothing to do with Trump, so please stop the poor attempt at deflection. It's a bad look.

Ignorance of the law is not an excuse. FYI. Also trump has not been investigated.

Yet more deflection...

It's pretty bad that you can't discuss the topic at hand. The best you can muster is "Bu Bu Bu but what about Trump?"

Others in this thread have drawn comparisons between the two as well. Of course they're also able to discuss the current topic at hand as well, where you apparently can't.

I replied to YOUR comment....therefore it's not deflection.