US Democrat Congresswoman from Minneapolis Ilhan Omar is claimed to have been:

recruited by a foreign government {Qatar}, passed sensitive information that was relayed to Iran, and received funding by a foreign government, according to a sworn deposition by a Canadian businessman in a Florida court.

In explosive testimony made by video link from Toronto, Canada to a Florida District Court on October 23, Kuwaiti-born Alan Bender claims to have deep ties with governments and royal officials across the Middle East including Qatar. In his statement, he says he met Qatar’s Secretary to the Emir for Security Affairs Mohammad bin Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Masnad and two other senior Qatari officials.

The three allegedly claimed credit for the meteoric rise of Omar, saying: “If it wasn't for our cash, Ilhan Omar would be just another black Somali refugee in America collecting welfare and serving tables on weekends,” according to Bender’s sworn deposition. The deposition was obtained by Al Arabiya English and authenticated by the attorney for the plaintiffs.

Is the claim that Omar is on Qatar's payroll true?

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    I don't know if there is anyway to prove or disprove it. We're talking about closed door testimony of a court case we know very little about from a man insignificant enough to not have a Wikipedia page who is claiming this without proof. – DenisS Nov 25 '19 at 22:21
  • Can someone explain why this is off topic? – Felipe Nov 28 '19 at 0:14
  • @Felipe the banner along the bottom explains why – Jamiec Nov 28 '19 at 8:48

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