California congressman's wife pleads guilty in federal case

Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, changed her plea to guilty to one count of conspiracy in a plea deal with the federal government over misused campaign funds Thursday.
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I'm John Horn here in San Diego where Margaret hunt dirt congressman Duncan hunter's wife. Just pleaded guilty to account of misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal use. As part of that plea agreement she agreed to testify against her husband Congressman Hunter. At his trial set to go later in this year. Now congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife were indicted on those charges that they miss use those funds including tens of thousands of dollars for family vacations. And tickets to Pittsburgh Steelers home games and travel for their pets at all sorts of things that we're not related to campaign by and so today Margaret hunter coming into court. She did not speak to the media before or after but her lawyer did issue an apology. On her behalf she is set to be sentenced. On September 16 here at 9 AM she faces up to five years in prison and a 250000. Dollar fine. In San Diego I'm John Horne for ABC news lives.

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