What will the mainstream news media do with this one? Nothing you say? The Jerusalem Post and several other media reported that a sworn Florida deposition by Canadian businessman Alan Bender in October accused Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of being a Qatari asset: working for them, receiving money, and passing along sensitive information that ended up in Iran.
“If it wasn’t for our [Qatari] cash, Ilhan Omar would be just another black Somali refugee in America collecting welfare and serving tables on weekends.” Alan Bender testimony
The sworn Florida deposition
Bender claims to have met with three top Qatari officials, one of whom was the Emir, the brother of Sheikh Khalid, who is the accused. The Jerusalem Post reported,
The deposition shows he further told the court that, during a 2017 meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Omar swore allegiance to him. At the time she was a junior state representative in Minnesota.
Omar was said to also have passed information to Qatar which was subsequently handed along to Iran, and was actively involved in recruiting other American politicians to likewise work for the west Asian Islamic country, Bender testified.
For her part, Omar denies the allegations. The original allegation was printed in Al-Arabiya, a media company in Dubai and funded by Saudi Arabia, which is one reason her spokesman claimed the accusation was untrue. They called the allegation, “outlandishly absurd” and stated that she has been targeted by such ‘conspiracy theories’ since she arrived in Congress.
The deposition by Alan Bender was read into the record in a Florida court case involving Sheikh Khalid Al-Thani, a member of the Qatari royal family, who is accused of holding an American hostage, and ordering his American bodyguard to kill two people.
The deposition was verified by the Plaintiff’s attorney as correct according to i-24.
A Fellow at the Middle East forum, Oren Litwin stated:
Omar has been accused of campaign finance issues from her inception as a Congresswoman. She was also accused of immigration fraud. And that’s just part of her track record since being elected to the House of Representatives. But this allegation needs to be seriously investigated…and by honest investigators who don’t have an agenda themselves. The sworn Florida deposition was verified – now let’s find out if the whole thing is true or not.
Featured photo: Ilhan Omar after she saw that she won the congressional election. Screenshot via Yahoo News