nearvideo Congressman Hunter’s woman to change plea to guilty in corruption case
Couple charged with using campaign funds for vacations, other expenses.
Margaret Hunter, wife of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., you change not-guilty in a Federal case claimed that the pair spent campaign funds, during the holidays and other personal expenses.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that Hunter, 44, agreed to enter a guilty and is scheduled in Federal court on Thursday.
The announcement, posted on a U.S. District Court docket late Wednesday morning.
“Notice of hearing, defendant, Margaret E. hunter,” the docket entry States. “Change of plea hearing set for 6/13/2019.”
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In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, photo, Margaret Hunter, center, the wife of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, arrives for a court hearing in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Duncan Hunter, an Iraq war veteran, and a President Trump’s earliest supporters, and his wife are accused of spending $250,000 for golf tours, trips to Italy and Hawaii, school, teaching, theatre tickets and other expenses between 2009 and 2016.
Both have been indicted on 60 charges in connection with the misuse of campaign funds and trying to conceal illegal to spend.
“We are aware of, to change Mrs. Hunter scheduling a hearing on your request,” Gregory Vega, a lawyer, the Congressman, told Fox News in an E-Mail. To change “at this time, the nothing to to Congressman Hunter. There are significant movements that need to be held still, especially the speech or debate clause of the U.S. Constitution.”
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Hunter, who represents areas in San Diego and Riverside counties, won re-election last year despite being under indictment on corruption charges. He pleaded not guilty last year and is scheduled to go on a Demo in September.
Hunter denies any wrongdoing and said that the allegations against him and his wife are politically motivated.
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“That’s how we campaign, and try, money is on the way, with dinner, meet people and raise more money,” the Congressman told Fox News’ Martha MacCallum on “The Story” in the last year. “That’s how people to listen to me and hear what I have to say, and donate money.”
Hunter said that his wife handles his finances. The couple repaid the campaign of $60,000.