Duncan D. Hunter

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Duncan D. Hunter
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Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from California
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 13, 2020
Preceded byDuncan Hunter
Succeeded byDarrell Issa
Constituency52nd district (2009–2013)
50th district (2013–present)
Personal details
Duncan Duane Hunter

(1976-12-07) December 7, 1976 (age 44)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Margaret Jankowski (m. 1998)
FatherDuncan Hunter
EducationSan Diego State University (BS)
WebsiteHouse website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Marine Corps
Years of service2001–2005 (active)
2005–2017 (reserve)
RankUS Marine O4 shoulderboard.svg Major
Unit1st Battalion, 11th Marines
Battles/warsWar in Afghanistan
Iraq War

Duncan Duane Hunter (born December 7, 1976) is an American politician. He is a member of the Republican Party from California. He represented parts of San Diego County in the United States House of Representatives from 2009 until 2020, representing the 52nd district from 2009 to 2013, and representing California's 50th congressional district from 2013 until his resignation in 2020.

Hunter is the son of former Representative Duncan Hunter.

In 2017 it was reported that Hunter was under criminal investigation for alleged campaign finance violations.[1][2] Hunter, along with his wife, was indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy, wire fraud, and violating campaign finance laws on August 21, 2018.[3]

On December 6, 2019, Hunter said he would resign from Congress "after the holidays".[4] He left office on January 13, 2020.[5][6]

In December 2020, Hunter was pardoned for his crimes by President Donald Trump.[7][8][9]

References[change | change source]

  1. John Bresnahan (March 23, 2017). "Hunter under criminal investigation for alleged campaign finance violations". Politico.
  2. Megan R. Wilson (March 23, 2017). "GOP Rep. Hunter under criminal campaign finance investigation". The Hill.
  3. Jarrett, Laura (August 21, 2018). "Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife indicted in use of campaign funds for personal expenses". CNN. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  4. Viebeck, Elise (December 6, 2019). "Rep. Duncan Hunter says he'll resign 'shortly after the holidays'". The Washington Post.
  5. "Congressman Duncan Hunter makes his resignation official". CBS News.
  6. Givas, Nick (January 7, 2020). "Duncan Hunter submits resignation letter to Pelosi, Newsom". Fox News.
  7. Brown, Pamela; Liptak, Kevin; Polantz, Katelyn (2020-12-22). "Trump announces wave of pardons, including Papadopoulos and former lawmakers Hunter and Collins". CNN. Retrieved 2020-12-22.
  8. Mangan, Dan (2020-12-23). "Trump pardons 15, including people convicted in Mueller probe". CNBC. Retrieved 2020-12-23.
  9. "Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding Executive Grants of Clemency". The White House. 2020-12-22. Retrieved 2020-12-23.