San Diego Union-Tribune: Congressman responds to coverage of his personal spending of campaign funds


Larry Noble, general counsel for the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit, was quoted in the U-T story saying of Hunter’s advocacy: “Even if he truly believes it’s the right thing and in the public’s best interests, the fact that he accepted the contributions and then used (campaign money) for personal use all undercuts the integrity of the decision. Even if it’s true, even if he knows best and the Coast Guard doesn’t know what it’s doing, the public is rightfully going to ask, ‘What is your motivation?’ ”

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