[Ed. – The purpose was allegedly to remove Hirsi’s independent income and make him dependent on Omar, so she’d have leverage over him. The point here is not to assume this part is true, but to highlight that it’s credible, yet not being pursued by the local mainstream media in Minneapolis. It’s verifiable that Hirsi’s employment was terminated more than 2 months before the reporting on Omar’s alleged affair with Mynett, which cited the city councilwoman as Hirsi’s CURRENT employer.]
On the evening of the 27th [of August], Minneapolis CBS affiliate WCCO aired an exclusive interview with Rep. Omar. WCCO’s Esme Murphy asked Omar if she had separated from her husband Ahmed Hirsi — described that week by multiple outlets as a senior policy aide to Minneapolis City Councilwoman Alondra Cano — and was now dating someone else. …
[N]o outlet investigated one conspicuous matter of public interest raised by the story: “Senior Policy Aide” to a Minneapolis City Council member is a taxpayer-funded position. …
During the summer, sources* within the Minneapolis Somali community informed me that Rep. Ilhan Omar has been using financial leverage to prevent Ahmed Hirsi from filing for divorce.
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Ahmed Hirsi’s employment with Councilwoman Cano was quietly terminated months ago: June 14.
The June 14 termination of Ahmed Hirsi’s employment is public data. Anyone can verify this information by filing a request with the City of Minneapolis City Clerk.