American Bridge is calling on Rep. Martha McSally to immediately part with the thousands of dollars she accepted from Rep. Duncan Hunter, who was charged yesterday with fraud and the misuse of over a quarter million dollars of his campaign funds for lavish personal expenses.
Since 2014, McSally has accepted a total of $2,700 from Hunter’s political action committee, the Peace Through Strength PAC.
“Duncan Hunter is the latest poster boy for the Republican culture of corruption in Washington, and Martha McSally should immediately give up the tainted campaign donations Hunter gave her,” said American Bridge spokesperson Joshua Karp. “McSally has used her position in Congress to back an out-of-touch agenda that sells out working families and the American middle class, and running on that kind of record with money from an accused felon is outrageous.”
Hunter is the second Republican member of Congress to be charged with a felony this month after Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27) was indicted for insider trading. At the same time that news of Hunter’s charges came to light, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, as well as his longtime lawyer and fixer, were both found guilty of federal crimes.