Tag Archives: Duncan Hunter

Fact Checkers Debunk Indicted GOP Rep’s Claim That Dem Takes Money From “Islamic Extremists” [VIDEO]

Roll Call reports: A report Friday raises new doubts about Rep. Duncan Hunter’s claim that his opponent accepted contributions from an Islamic advocacy group, intensifying criticisms that the congressman has relied on a racist line of attack based on Democratic opponent Ammar Campa-Najjar’s Palestinian heritage in the final stretch of his campaign. An attack ad casts Democrat Campa-Najjar’s contributions from ...

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Junior Accuses Dem Of Link To “Radical Islamists,” Dem Fires Back With Photo Of Himself With Junior’s Daddy

BOOM. Bloomberg reports: A California Democrat hit back at President Trump’s eldest son on Thursday after Donald Trump Jr. accused the candidate of links to extremist groups through the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a Muslim civil rights group. Ammar Campa-Najjar, a Democrat running to replace Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), tweeted a picture of himself meeting then-candidate Donald Trump in ...

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San Diego Dem In Dead Heat With Indicted GOP Rep

The Times Of San Diego reports: A new poll sponsored by Ammar Campa-Najjar shows the Democrat within one point to Rep. Duncan Hunter in the race for the 50th Congressional District in East County. The poll of 400 likely voters by Tulchin Research was conducted after Hunter suggested Campa-Najjar is part of an effort by radical Muslims to infiltrate the ...

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San Diego Paper Endorses Dem, Not Indicted GOP Rep

From the editorial board of the San Diego Union-Tribune: We endorse Campa-Najjar for Congress. He is far superior to the troubled incumbent. This fact is underlined by the despicable ad that Hunter has begun to air in recent days suggesting that his “Palestinian Mexican millennial” opponent was linked to terrorist groups and was “working to infiltrate Congress.” It’s well-known that ...

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SAN DIEGO: Protesters Heckle GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter After He Wins Bid To Delay Trial Until After Midterms

Courthouse News reports: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, the San Diego-area congressman facing charges of misusing campaign money, won his bid Monday to postpone his trial until after the midterm elections in November. Federal authorities indicted Hunter on 60 charges in August, involving the suspected use of $250,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses. Margaret Hunter, his wife and campaign manager, ...

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Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump on Sunday mounted another extraordinary attack on his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, blaming him for charges against two congressmen he said jeopardised Republican chances in the forthcoming midterm elections. Last month Duncan Hunter, a California representative, was charged with the misuse of campaign funds while Chris Collins of New York was indicted for insider trading. ...

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Breitbart Links Dem US House Nominee To Terrorism

Democratic US House nominee Ammar Campa-Najjar, age 28, was born in California nearly 20 years after his paternal grandfather died. But even though he was raised a Christian and obviously never even met his grandfather, this is how Breitbart headlines their article. An excerpt: Campa-Najjar has faced heat over his Palestinian terrorist grandfather, Muhammed Yusuf al-Najjar, who headed up the ...

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GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter +8 Despite Theft Arrest

The Hill reports: Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) holds an 8-point lead over his Democratic opponent despite being indicted on charges of misusing campaign funds, according to a new poll. A Survey USA poll published Monday found that among likely voters in California’s 50th District who were surveyed, 47 percent plan to vote for Hunter, compared to 39 percent who favor ...

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Duncan Hunter Blames Wife For Stolen Money, Claims His Text Messages Were Edited, Won’t Resign [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter pleaded not guilty to charges of illegally using campaign funds for personal expenses on Thursday and blamed his wife Margaret Hunter, saying she handled his finances. “She was also the campaign manager, so whatever she did that’ll be looked at too, I’m sure,” Hunter told Fox News on Thursday. “But I didn’t do it. ...

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SAN DIEGO: Protesters Chant “Lock Him Up!” As GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter Arrives At Courthouse [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and Margaret Hunter, the congressman’s wife and former campaign manager, arrived to court separately but stood together while pleading not guilty Thursday to charges of illegally using the congressman’s campaign account for personal expenses. The California Republican was met with chants of “Lock him up” by protesters when he arrived at the ...

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Insane Details Released In Indictment Of GOP Rep

Yesterday GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife were indicted for stealing over $250,000 from Hunter’s campaign donations. The details from the charging documents are out and well, read for yourself: Throughout the relevant period, the Hunters spent substantially more than they earned. They overdrew their bank account more than 1,100 times in a seven-year period resulting in approximately $37,761 ...

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Ryan Strips Indicted Rep Of House Committee Posts

The Washington Examiner reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., late on Tuesday stripped Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., of his committee assignments after he was indicted for stealing campaign funds. “The charges against Rep. Hunter are deeply serious,” Ryan said. “The Ethics Committee deferred its investigation at the request of the Justice Department.” “Now that he has been indicted, Rep. Hunter ...

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Meet The Dem Running Against Indicted GOP Rep

Roll Call reports: GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter’s indictment is likely to shake up the race for his southern California seat, even though his district is traditionally Republican. Hunter was indicted Tuesday for misusing campaign funds, which has some Democrats optimistic the seat his seat is in play. Sam Mahood, a spokesman for California’s Secretary of State, told Roll Call, “At ...

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GOP House Rep Indicted For Campaign Finance Fraud

When it rains, it motherfucking pours: Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted Tuesday on charges related to the misuse of $250,000 worth of campaign funds for personal expenses and the filing of false campaign finance records. The charges of wire fraud, falsifying records, campaign finance violations and conspiracy were the culmination of a Department of Justice investigation ...

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GOP Rep: I Don’t Care If Trump Misspeaks [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) said Wednesday that he “doesn’t care” if President Trump misspeaks — including about Russia. “He’s doing things that are a direct affront to Russia. I don’t care if he misspeaks or if he says the wrong thing,” Hunter said on “Fox & Friends.” “He has a different technique, that’s why I voted for ...

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GOP US House Rep. Duncan Hunter Tells Republican Group: Trump Is An Asshole, But He’s OUR Asshole

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: Rep. Duncan Hunter, one of Donald Trump’s first allies in Congress, described the president in profane terms to a group of Republicans on Friday, but also touted the president as their champion. “He’s just like he is on TV,” Hunter, R-Alpine, told the group. “He’s an asshole, but he’s our asshole.” Hunter was speaking at ...

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Talking About Things And Saying Things About Things Is Different From Trump Saying What He’ll Do

GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter today unleashed a bit of Palin-worthy word salad in defense of Donald Trump. From the Washington Post: “What I’m done with is trying to articulate or explain or answer for what Donald Trump says,” Hunter said. “I think he’ll be a great president. I think he’ll make good decisions on the economy, on the border, on ...

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