Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA), who was indicted in August on charges of using campaign funds for personal expenses, has come under fire over attacks launched in a letter signed by three retired Marine Corps generals calling his opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar, a “security risk" and which accuses Campa-Najjar of changing his name to “hide” his family's connection to terrorism. (Campa-Najjar's grandfather, Abu (Mohammed) Yousef al-Najjar, was one of the Palestinian terrorists who killed 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.)

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California Democratic U.S. House candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar unveiled a savage attack ad on Thursday against his opponent, incumbent Republican Duncan Hunter, who last month was indicted along with his wife on charges of campaign finance violations, conspiracy, falsifying documents, and wire fraud.

"Now is the time to put country over party and give someone new a chance," the ad says.

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Fox News Martha MacCallum interviews California Republican Representative Duncan Hunter on “The Story,” August 23, 2018. (@FoxNews/Twitter)

In an exclusive Fox News interview Thursday, indicted California Republican Representative Duncan Hunter called his campaign finance law violations charges "pure politics." However, as the discussion with host Martha MacCallum on The Story continued, Hunter implicated his wife Margaret as solely responsible for any financial impropriety that occurred.

The couple painted a rosy picture on their social media accounts, often shown traveling together. But it's those trips at the heart of the allegations against the couple.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 10: Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) speaks to the media before a painting he found offensive and removed is rehung on the U.S. Capitol walls on January 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. The painting is part of a larger art show hanging in the Capitol and is by a recent high school graduate, David Pulphus, and depicts his interpretation of civil unrest in and around the 2014 events in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and his wife Margaret were indicted Tuesday on charges of misusing campaign funds and filing false reports with the Federal Election Commission.

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