PressTV-GOP congressman Hunter indicted for corruption

A Republican congressman from California and his wife have been charged with misusing $250,000 of campaign funds, authorities say.

Duncan and Margaret Hunter were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday facing charges of syphoning the cash over seven years for family vacations to Hawaii and Italy, dental bills, theater tickets and numerous other non-campaign expenses.

Hunter, 41, and his 43-year-old wife are accused of having “repeatedly dipped into campaign coffers as if they were personal bank accounts,” US Attorney Adam Braverman said in a statement.

“Elected representatives should jealously guard the public’s trust, not abuse their positions for personal gain,” he added.

In a statement,…

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