Calif. Rep. Hunter To Plead Guilty In Campaign Finance Case

Law360 (December 2, 2019, 5:58 PM EST) -- U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter plans to plead guilty in a corruption case accusing him of misusing more than a quarter-million dollars in campaign funds, one of his lawyers told Law360 on Monday.

The California federal court where Hunter, R-Calif., is being prosecuted will hold a hearing Tuesday morning during which Hunter will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy, according to Paul Pfingst of Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP.

Pfingst declined to offer further details, and the U.S. Department of Justice, which is prosecuting the case, declined to comment Monday.

Hunter had previously condemned the case, in which he and...

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