Strangely, Omar says in divorce pleadings that one of her children was born while she was married to Elmi, but that he wasn’t the father. She told the press in 2016 that her marriage to Elmi took place during a two-year hiatus from her marriage to Hirsi. However, she married Hirsi in 2002, and according to records never divorced him while she was married to Elmi. In fact, Omar admitted publicly that she had lived with Hirsi without interruption for 16 years.
Omar has refused requests to provide evidence refuting this accusation. In fact, she has deleted incriminating evidence. When the story came out, both her social media accounts and her brother’s were taken offline. When they were reactivated, certain posts had been deleted, showing her visiting Elmi in London in 2015 and evidence of her contacting him regularly.
Steinberg suspects Omar married her brother to help him get more favorable student loans. If an applicant is married, the loan officer is not allowed to consider the assets of their parents.
Omar referred to Steinberg and the two Minnesota journalists as “bigots.”
Omar calls those asking her questions about it racists. Her office issued this statement: “Whether by colluding with right-wing outlets to go after Muslim elected officials or hounding family members, legitimate media outlets have a responsibility not to fan the flames of hate. Continuing to do so is not only demeaning to Ilhan, but to her entire family.” Omar referred to Steinberg and the two Minnesota journalists as “bigots.”
Unfortunately, most media outlets are ignoring the story. Steinberg has asked her to “produce a single instance of false content, or ‘propaganda,’ that I have published in my three articles covering her background.” So far she has not responded. If she was innocent, why doesn’t she produce the evidence? Congress may start investigating.