Margaret Hunter is the wife of disgraced California congressman, Duncan Hunter -who is being accused of funding multiple affairs with campaign cash.
Margaret and her husband have been married for years but according to recent reports things may be about to change between the couple.
Duncan is a native of San Diego, graduating from Granite Hills High School in El Cajon before going on to San Diego State University, where he earned a degree in Business Administration. Soon after graduation, Duncan began working full time as a Business Analyst, utilizing his degree and his experience creating websites and programming databases, while a student at San Diego State University.
Following the 9/11 attacks, Duncan quit his job and joined the Marine Corps. Between 2002 and 2006, he served two combat tours in Iraq, before making the decision to run for Congress. In November 2008, Duncan was elected to his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
But who is Margaret Hunter?
#1 The blonde was born in Poland
Margaret Duncan was born in Poland. In a 2014 meet and greet –hosted by Polonia United, an organization of Polish Americans in San Diego –her husband praised the Polish people for their support of freedom and their strong work ethic. Margaret, who was also at the event, addressed the group with a bilingual talk in Polish and English.
#2 She has been supportive of her husband’s career since day one
Margaret has stood by his side during his political career. In fact only a few weeks after declaring his candidacy, Duncan was recalled to active duty and deployed to Afghanistan. He carried out his campaign through his wife and family as they reached out to the voters on his behalf, until his return in late November of 2007.
#3 She is a mom of three
Margaret Hunter is the mother of the couple’s three children. Daughter Elizabeth and Sarah, and son, Duncan Hunter.
#4 She was indicted for campaign fraud
Margaret and her husband were both indicted in August 2018 for alleged campaign finance fraud of $250,000, Rep. She has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, a charge for which she faces up to five years in prison.
#5 Her husband threw her under the bus
Following their August 2018 indictment, Hunter took to Fox News just three days later to pu the blame on her, “She was also the campaign manager. So whatever she did, that will be looked at, too, I’m sure. But I didn’t do it. I didn’t spend any money illegally, and I did not use campaign money.”
#6 Her husband has now been accused of cheating
Prosecutors alleged in a court filing that in the years leading up to the charges, Hunter was engaged in a series of extramarital affairs. He is said to have repeatedly spent donor contributions on five different women ever since he entered office in 2009.
#7 She has entered a plea deal
According to reporters, Margaret who has stopped wearing her wedding ring, struck a plea deal with the feds on June 13 and agreed to cooperate against her philandering husband. That’s when she switched the “not guilty” plea that she’d originally submitted with her husband to “guilty.”