There was high drama in a Florida Court yesterday when Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) was accused of being an asset of Qatar. She allegedly received money from a foreign government, and passed sensitive information through intermediaries to Iran.
The moment came Kuwati-born Canadian businessman Alan Bender was giving testimony. According to the Jerusalem Post this happened in the trial of Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad al-Thani. “The Qatari emir’s brother stands accused of ordering his American bodyguard to murder two people, and of holding an American citizen hostage. His deposition, obtained by Al Arabiya English, was authenticated by the attorney for the plaintiffs, according to the publication,” the Post said.
In his testimony, Bender said “The best thing money can buy is American officials, because they are the cheapest of the cheapest-costing officials in the world,” Qatari officials allegedly told him.
The Qataris “recruited Ilhan Omar from even way before she thought about becoming a government official… They groomed her and arranged the foundation, the grounds, for her to get into politics way before she even showed interest. They convinced her,” he added.
Omar’s office has denied the allegations
Story cited here.