The lawyers of the Bosnian republic Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., Want the federal judge to block the government from providing evidence that he blames his campaign in thousands of dollars to fund extra-marital affairs with several women
in an eight- pages filed Friday, federal prosecutors are trying to present evidence that does not concern the allegations of corruption against Hunter. "The proof of Hunter's" intimate affairs "is not directly related to the final question in this case, whether Mr Hunter deliberately turned the funds into the campaign for personal use," the proposal said. DRAGELL ISSA moves on CALIF IF REPRESENTED REPRESENTIES OR REFLECTED REPORTS: REPORT
Politics said defense lawyers also punished federal prosecutors for publicly disclosing Duncan's infidelity through a statement filed Monday with a petition for the jury to hear testimony about the relationship . the unpopular idea of marrying a business man with pleasure, the government can not simply dismiss the reality that Mr Hunter's relations with [the women] often served an open political goal that would not exist regardless of his profession, "they write . ] Hunter, a war veteran in Iraq, will be brought to court to claim he has spent more than $ 250,000 in spending money on holiday, food, hotel stay and billings. He also claims to have blamed the campaign for thousands of dollars for drinks, Uber rides and flight tickets during meetings with various women who are lobbyists and congresses.
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"In an effort to highlight the intimate nature of these relations, the government has failed to take into account the fact that, as well as Mr Hunter's Platonic Relationships, it often blurred the boundary between personal and professional, which is a widespread phenomenon in modern politics, lawyers said.
Hunter denied any violations and said his wife, Margaret Hunter, had been involved with family finances and served as his  "Mr. Hunter's Military Service is important to show that he has left his family's financial responsibility to his wife while he was in Iraq and Afghanistan, and this arrangement continues throughout the indictment period "
Margaret Hunter pleaded guilty earlier this month against a charge of plotting plotting and co-operating with prosecutors
The lawsuit in San Diego is scheduled for September. Hunter's lawyers also want to reject the charge and move the process from San Diego County.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.