MacArthur Accuses Democratic Challenger of Puffing Up Résumé

Tom MacArthur, the Republican incumbent in the 3rd Congressional District, has accused Andy Kim, his Democratic opponent in the forthcoming election of padding his résumé. Pointing to a Washington Post check of Kim’s credentials that concluded the Democrat’s claim of national security experience in the Bush administration is “a classic case of résumé puffery,” MacArthur called Kim “a fraud.”

Kim, who was a Rhodes scholar, worked for the Obama administration in the State Department, the Pentagon, for Generals Petraeus and Allen in Afghanistan and was the Iraq specialist on the White House National Security Council. During the Bush administration, he worked at the U.S. Agency for International Development for five months in an entry-level position.

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