GOP Congressman Introduces OMAR Act To Block Campaign Pay To Candidate Spouses
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- A Wisconsin Republican congressman has introduced a new bill to increase federal oversight of familial campaign contributions, including for spouses.
- Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-Wis., introduced the Oversight for Members And Relatives (OMAR) Act Thursday, named after “Squad” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., to prohibit campaign compensation from certain committees from going to candidates’ spouses.
- The OMAR Act would also require the disclosure of campaign compensation to candidates’ immediate family members.
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