CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Democrat Dan McCready has returned a campaign donation from a Democratic congresswoman who has been at the center of national controversy.
A spokesperson for McCready says he has returned a $2,000 donation from Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar.
Omar has faced criticism for her comments on Israel. Some Democrats have come to her support after recent tweets from President Donald Trump focusing on Omar.
“Dan feels strongly that there is no place for divisiveness in our politics. Our campaign is focused on bringing people together. As such, Dan felt it was appropriate to return the donation from then-candidate Omar,” a McCready spokesperson wrote in a statement.