California Rep. Duncan Hunter silent on when he will resign

ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California is staying silent on when he will resign after he pleaded guilty to using campaign money for personal expenses, drawing the ire of a fellow Republican who wants to replace him. The six-term congressman said last month that he would step down "shortly after the holidays" but has not been more specific. Hunter spokesman Mike Harrison said Friday that he didn't have a date and referred to Hunter's earlier comments. Carl DeMaio, a talk-radio host and former San Diego city councilman, said Hunter has denied voters a say on issues. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, was not required to call a special election after a Dec. 6 deadline to file for the primary. "By intentionally delaying his resignation past th
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