GOP Congressman’s Campaign Racks Up Massive Bar Tab

Rep. Duncan Hunter has used campaign funds for 301 visits to bars, cigar lounges, and bar-dominated restaurants since he first ran for federal office in 2008.

Federal Elections Commission documents indicate he has spent $138,666 at such establishments, the Union-Tribune in San Diego reported.

The California Republican is under criminal investigation for allegedly using campaign money for personal use. A grand jury is reviewing evidence against Hunter that goes as far back as 2009.

The Union-Tribune scrutinized Hunter’s FEC files and found dozens of small-tab visits to Washington, D.C., and San Diego watering holes.

Read more at Roll Call.

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