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Hunter announces he will resign next week


Last updated 1/7/2020 at 3:42pm

FALLBROOK (CNS) - Rep. Duncan Hunter, who pleaded guilty in December to a federal felony count for misusing $250,000 in campaign funds, announced Tuesday he will resign from Congress effective next Monday.

The Alpine Republican, whose district stretches into North San Diego County is facing a potential five-year prison sentence and said previously he would step down from his post, but he had not given a date for his departure.

Hunter sent letters Tuesday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Gov. Gavin Newsom saying his resignation would be "effective close of business on January 13, 2020."...

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