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Old 12-02-2019, 05:03 PM
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Rep. Duncan Hunter to plead guilty to campaign finance violations


Duncan Hunter will enter a guilty plea tomorrow in his campaign finance case. He's accused of spending at least a quarter million dollars of campaign money on personal expenses including vacations and at least five (!) mistresses. Dude knows how to live, that's for sure. His wife has already pleaded guilty and agreed to be a prosecution witness. That's gotta hurt.

No details on the substance of the plea deal yet.
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Old 12-02-2019, 05:15 PM
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Apparently all the while during this, he was charged overdraft fees six times on his personal checking account.

Alright, you had a good run of it. Seriously - it takes skill to be a great con man. Hey, at least you were wasting the money of Republican donors. OK - wait, wait, actually, is there any way we could let this guy stay in office?
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Old 12-02-2019, 05:17 PM
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His wife was helping him misuse funds, and he was spending it on girlfriends.

Duncan Hunter and Katie Hill prove that California politics is different from the rest of the country!
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Old 12-02-2019, 05:24 PM
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Has Trump posted the standard "IT"S A WITCHHUNT!! He is a fine, fine man. I never personally met him and I don't know who he is" tweet yet?
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His wife was helping him misuse funds, and he was spending it on girlfriends.

Duncan Hunter and Katie Hill prove that California politics is different from the rest of the country!
That is an ... unusually open relationship.
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Old 12-02-2019, 09:47 PM
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"Vice President Pence, Mrs Pence, may I introduce Rep. Duncan Hunter and his....oooh, awkward..."
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And I notice this happens right after thanksgiving as most people start to tune out politics as they start looking to the holidays for the next month.
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Old 12-03-2019, 01:16 AM
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That is an ... unusually open relationship.
Perhaps she was happy to send him to other beds because ewww, Dunky-doo-doo...

Translation: His sexual performance underwhelmed her but she but liked the cashflow. How to optimize the situation? Well, even after helping him screw around, California is still a community property state, so she'll keep half of whatever's left after any fines.
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Old 12-03-2019, 03:30 AM
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Apparently all the while during this, he was charged overdraft fees six times on his personal checking account.
According to The Los Angeles Times, Rep. Duncan Hunter says he will plead guilty in campaign finance scandal, leave Congress
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The Hunters used more than $500 in campaign funds to fly the family’s pet rabbit, Eggburt, across the country with them, Margaret Hunter admitted in her plea agreement.

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The couple’s joint bank account was overdrawn more than 1,100 times over the six-plus years of records examined by prosecutors and the couple racked up some $36,000 in overdraft penalties — fees they paid using campaign funds, the indictment stated.
He was charged with 60 counts, but plea-bargained down to just ONE count that he's pleading guilty on. That sounds just a little too sweet.
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Old 12-03-2019, 06:39 AM
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Has Trump posted the standard "IT"S A WITCHHUNT!! He is a fine, fine man. I never personally met him and I don't know who he is" tweet yet?
This time 45 and Fox have a different avenue available: they can simply yell about "corrupt Hunter" without specifying if that's a first or last name.
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Old 12-03-2019, 06:54 AM
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This time 45 and Fox have a different avenue available: they can simply yell about "corrupt Hunter" without specifying if that's a first or last name.
Hah!
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The Republican Party truly is the party of projection.
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Way to go, Drunken Hunter.
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Old 12-05-2019, 10:52 AM
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Duncan Hunter will enter a guilty plea tomorrow in his campaign finance case. He's accused of spending at least a quarter million dollars of campaign money on personal expenses including vacations and at least five (!) mistresses.
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"It's important not to have a public trial for three reasons, and those three reasons are my kids," Hunter said.
LOL!!!
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Oh, and:
LOL!!!
LOL!!! x 3 because that never seemed to matter when he was misappropriating funds.
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The House Ethics Committee takes note . . .

House Ethics Committee Tells Duncan Hunter To Stop Voting In House Due To Guilty Plea
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The California Republican faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine after being charged with misappropriating campaign funds.

The House Ethics Committee informed Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) on Thursday that he should refrain from voting on the House floor in the wake of his guilty plea this week in a federal corruption case.

In a letter signed by the committee’s chairman, Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), and ranking member, Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas), the ethics committee noted a House “code of official conduct” rule that Hunter would violate by continuing to vote.
Also he should refrain from participating in any committee business. The ruling is apparently just advisory, not mandatory.
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Also he should refrain from participating in any committee business.
He should probably also stop paying at least three of those mistresses.
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