The wife of Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter is to plead guilty in a federal case in which she and her husband were accused of using campaign funds to pay for personal expenses and filing false campaign records.
Margaret Hunter is scheduled to change her plea at a hearing Thursday in federal court in San Diego. A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office declined to provide further information. Lawyers for Margaret Hunter didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
Duncan Hunter won’t be changing his plea, according to his attorney.
Hunter had blamed his wife for the corruption charges, telling Fox News in an interview that she handled the couple’s finances. He also blamed a “deep state” conspiracy.
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