Tim Mynett, the alleged lover of Rep. Ilhan Omar has publicly denied the bombshell accusations. Mynett has stated that he did not leave his wife for Omar. He says that his wife, Beth Mynett, made up the accusations and is now waging a campaign to “ruin his career” because he made the decision to leave their unhappy marriage.
Mynett, who is a DC political consultant, has been working for Omar but states that their relationship is platonic.
His physician wife made the affair accusations in her divorce filing. In his counterclaim, Mynett stated that he hadn’t been in a relationship with any other woman during their six-year marriage.
“Since the time of Mr. Mynett’s departure from the marital home, Ms. Mynett began a negative campaign against Mr. Mynett, seemingly in an effort to ruin his career and permanently damage his relationship with William and his step-daughter,” read the court papers.
In her divorce filing, which were published by The Post last Tuesday, Beth Mynett accused the freshman congresswoman of stealing her husband.
But Mynett, 38, claims his wife, 55, pressured him into getting married in 2012 after the birth of their son William in 2006 and said the unhappy marriage broke down because of their different parenting styles.
Mynett also claimed his wife insisted on making expensive and unnecessary renovations to their Washington, DC, home. In his filings, he called their marriage a “rollercoaster of highs and lows” with the pair on multiple occasions discussing separating and divorce.
“By April 2019, after months of unsuccessfully working to convince himself the marriage was salvageable, Mr. Mynett informed Ms. Mynett that he was unable to continue their marriage,” the court papers read, confirming their April 7 split.
“Mr. Mynett denies that he told Ms. Mynett he was leaving the marriage for Representative Ilhan Omar or that he was in love with her.”
Mynett has also denied that his work-related travel was related to a romantic relationship with Omar.
In her divorce filing, Beth Mynett said her husband “walked out after professing his love for the Omar and was unwilling to try to salvage their marriage.”
“The parties physically separated on or about April 7, 2019, when Defendant told Plaintiff that he was romantically involved with and in love with another woman, Ilhan Omar,” the court papers said.
Ilhan Omar, who is a married mom of three, has denied the allegations.