Well, that didn’t take long! Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar announced her third marriage (counting her brother) Wednesday night.
Ilhan Omar broke the news of the new union via Instagram, posting a black and white photograph of her latest victim who appears to be Tim Mynett, her chief fundraiser.
But did Ilhan Omar and Tim Mynett’s sudden marriage have more to do with the pair now being able to invoke ‘Spousal Privilege’ during the FBI investigations into Ilhan Omar committing immigration fraud when she allegedly married her brother so he could attend College?
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Omar recently divorced her second husband Ahmed Hirsi in November after reports stated that he walked in on his then-wife were her lover, now-husband, Tim Mynett.
Allegations of a relationship between Omar and Mynett, while the representative was married to Hirsi, were made by Mynett’s former wife, who claims he admitted to cheating on her with Omar.
Omar went on television and lied saying that she was not having an affair with Mynett, nor was she divorcing Ahmed Hirsi.
Ilhan Omar and Her THREE marriages
In 2002, Omar applied for a license to marry Hirsi but was denied. Despite this, the couple reportedly declared themselves wed in the Islamic faith tradition and had two children.
Later, in 2009, she legally married Ahmed Nur Said Elmi, a British citizen who many claims are actually her brother, according to The Minnesota Star-Tribune.
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By 2012, Omar had reportedly ended her personal relationship with Elmi her brother but remained legally married to him until 2018, as Ilhan Omar reunited with Hirsi and had a third child.
She officially divorced Elmi in 2017 and married Hirsi in 2018, according to The Minnesota Star-Tribune.
By 2019, she began an affair with Tim Mynett that lead to the demise of her marriage to Hirsi, and an FEC investigation over Ilhan Omar illegally funneling Tim Mynett’s political group.
My personal feeling for the reason for Ilhan Omar and Tim Mynett’s quickie marriage has a lot to do with the current FEC, and FBI investigations.
Spousal Privilege: There are two separate privileges a criminal defendant may have, which can be used to avoid his or her spouse testifying against them at a criminal trial:
1. Marital privilege
First, is the marital privilege (a/k/a husband-wife privilege) laws exist at the state level and the federal level, however the rule varies from state to state.
2. Marital communications privilege
The second privilege is the marital communications privilege, which provides that “communications between the spouses, privately made, are generally assumed to have been intended to be confidential, and hence they are privileged . . . .”
- Extends to words and acts intended to be a communication;
- Requires a valid marriage;
- Applies only to confidential communications, i.e., those not made in the presence of, or likely to be overheard by, third parties.