Trump Pardons Congressman Who Spent Campaign Money On Steam Games

Former Republican congressman Duncan Hunter won’t serve any time in prison for spending campaign funds on video games and other personal items for his family.

Hunter is one of 15 convicted criminals to receive a full pardon from President Donald Trump earlier this week. The son of prominent Republican politician Duncan Lee Hunter served as a US Representative for California’s 50th congressional district from 2013 until resigning in early 2020 after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds.

Hunter was sentenced to 11 months in prison after it was found out that he spent over $250,000 in campaign funds on luxury hotels, vacations, and other personal expenses. He even purchased plane tickets for his pet rabbits, named Eggburt and Cadbury. However, the politician never began his stint behind bars as the COVID-19 pandemic delayed his imprisonment until January 4, 2021.

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