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Thu Aug 23, 2018, 10:21 AM

A Republican Congressman Was Accused of Using Campaign Money to fly his pet Rabbit

A Republican Congressman Was Accused of Using Campaign Money to Buy Tequila Shots, a Ton
of Fast Food, and a Flight for a Bunny

California Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife have been overdrafting their accounts and dodging their credit card bills for years. But this week, those money problems earned them a lot more than just a fee and rebuke from their bank — they got a federal indictment.

The U.S. Department of Justice formally accused the Hunters on Tuesday of illegally using $250,000 in campaign funds to pay for a host of personal expenses between 2009 and 2016 — and, subsequently, lying to hide it. In legal papers, the DOJ describes the couple’s rocky financial history and details dozens of questionable charges, including tequila shots, a plane ticket for a rabbit and one really expensive Olive Garden meal.

“The indictment alleges that Congressman Hunter and his wife repeatedly dipped into campaign coffers as if they were personal bank accounts and falsified [Federal Election Commission] campaign finance reports to cover their tracks,” U.S. Attorney Adam Braverman said in a news release.

http://time.com/money/5374373/republican-congressman-duncan-hunter-bunny-tequila-campaign-funds/

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Reply A Republican Congressman Was Accused of Using Campaign Money to fly his pet Rabbit (Original post)
Botany Aug 2018 OP
duforsure Aug 2018 #1
central scrutinizer Aug 2018 #2
Gothmog Aug 2018 #3
haele Aug 2018 #4
dixiegrrrrl Aug 2018 #5

Response to Botany (Original post)

Thu Aug 23, 2018, 10:35 AM

1. Another great example of how corrupt the KGOP have become

There will be ongoing trials when all is exposed against them for all their crimes and all their corruption for many years. There will be some facing treason. They willingly helped putin, and trump .

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Thu Aug 23, 2018, 11:19 AM

2. The money came from corrupt and/or stupid people

Who supported this asshole. My thoughts and prayers go out for them. Still glad to see him hoist on his own petard.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Thu Aug 23, 2018, 05:42 PM

3. $600 for a Rabbit?

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #3)

Thu Aug 23, 2018, 05:49 PM

4. Vet bill and the $100 or so it costs to fly the rabbit?

I suppose they might have added a bill for quarantine if they were travelling to, say, Hawaii or Europe with bunny.

Haele

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #3)

Thu Aug 23, 2018, 10:48 PM

5. 30 tequila shots????


Steak and 30 tequila shots....this may hint at the cause of their problems.

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