Hunter Biden Guilty on All Charges

( – Hunter Biden has been found guilty on all three federal gun charges following a trial in Delaware. This marks a significant legal setback for the son of President Joe Biden, making him the first immediate family member of a sitting president to face such a conviction during their father’s presidency. The charges relate to Biden’s purchase of a revolver in 2018, where he allegedly lied about his drug use on a federal background check form and possessed a firearm while addicted to or using illegal drugs.

The jury deliberated for approximately three hours before reaching a unanimous decision on Tuesday. Hunter Biden, upon hearing the verdict, showed little emotion but later expressed gratitude for the support from his family and community during this challenging time. His attorney, Abbe Lowell, indicated they would vigorously pursue all available legal avenues moving forward.

The case has drawn national attention not only due to Hunter Biden’s familial connections but also because of the legal complexities surrounding the charges. Prosecutors argued that Hunter Biden knowingly made false statements on the gun purchase form regarding his drug use, while the defense sought to emphasize his struggles with addiction and the need for clarity on what constitutes “knowingly” under the law.

President Biden, who had earlier stated he would respect the judicial process and not intervene in his son’s legal affairs, reiterated his support for Hunter after the verdict. He emphasized his pride in Hunter’s efforts to overcome addiction and resilience in recovery, sentiments echoed by the First Lady, Jill Biden, who arrived at the courthouse shortly after the verdict was read.

Looking ahead, Hunter Biden faces the possibility of up to 25 years in prison and substantial fines. Sentencing is expected within 120 days, and while legal experts anticipate a lesser sentence due to his status as a first-time offender, the outcome remains uncertain until the judge’s decision is reached.

This verdict comes amid heightened political scrutiny and adds another layer of complexity to the broader Biden family narrative, with ongoing legal challenges still ahead for Hunter Biden in separate tax evasion charges set for trial in September.

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