Hunter Biden responsible in trial on unlawful gun possession | EUROtoday

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Hunter Biden, 54, son of US President Joe Biden, “is guilty”. This is the decision reached by the jury, after three hours of deliberation, on the finish of the legal trial during which he was accused of three crimes associated to the acquisition and unlawful possession of a firearm, whereas he was a drug addict. Biden was discovered responsible of all three crimes.

Hunter Biden faces as much as 25 years in jail and a $750,000 advantageous

Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden, faces a sentence of as much as 25 years in jail and a $750,000 advantageous. Biden was discovered responsible of three felonies associated to the acquisition of a firearm in 2018. Typically, nonetheless, individuals with no legal file, who don’t commit a violent crime with their firearms, usually are not sentenced to a jail sentence.

Joe Biden: «I settle for the end result of the trial, I respect the justice course of»

““I will accept the outcome” of the legal case and “will continue to respect the judicial process as my son Hunter considers the appeal,” Joe Biden stated after listening to the information that his son Hunter was discovered responsible by the jury for the buying and possessing a gun whereas utilizing medicine.

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First member of the family of US president convicted

It is the primary time that a direct member of the family of a sitting US president has been convicted in a legal trial, despite the fact that the information surrounding the conviction predate Biden's election in 2020. The conviction is sure to trigger nice embarrassment to the president and potential issues for his re-election marketing campaign. Suffice it to say that his son Hunter is convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm on the very day the president is scheduled to talk at a gun management convention, of which the Democrat is a good supporter.

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Biden's phrases initially of the trial

At the beginning of the trial final week, Biden issued a press release in assist of his son: «I’m a president, however I’m additionally a father. Jill and I like our son and are pleased with the person he has turn into at this time,” she stated, “Hunter's resilience within the face of adversity and the power he has proven in his restoration have been inspirational. As a father I’ve boundless love for my son, belief in him and respect for his power. Jill and I’ll proceed to assist him with love.” In a subsequent interview, Biden stated he would pardon his son if convicted.