The campaign for Duncan Hunter, Jr., the indicted U.S. Congressional Representative from California’s 50th Congressional District, has been running ads portraying his opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar as a security threat to the country. The reality: Ammar has had an FBI security clearance allowing him to serve in the federal government as recently as 2016. The real security threat: Duncan Hunter, Jr.
MSNBC’s All In’s Chris Hayes spoke with Ammar Thursday night about Hunter’s indictment and Paul Ryan’s stripping Hunter of his assignment on the Armed Services committee; Hunter’s refusal to participate in any debates; Hunter’s plan to raise the Social Security retirement age to 72, and his unwillingness to campaign on issues, relying instead on baseless fear-mongering. More info in Doug Porter’s Wednesday Starting Line column.
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