The indictment of Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., on Tuesday was a bombshell even amid a frenzied national news day, leading House Speaker Paul Ryan to say the Republican congressman will be stripped of his seat on House Armed Services and other committees.
But the 47-page case laid out by federal prosecutors is also a riveting read and a detailed description of how Hunter and his wife, Margaret Hunter, allegedly stole more than $250,000 to fund their lavish lifestyle over about seven years.
The stolen funds went to golf outings, vacations, fancy restaurants, booze and groceries, airfare for a rabbit, and a host of everyday personal expenses, according to federal prosecutors.
Here are some of the most striking takeaways from the indictment:
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