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Hunter Biden guilty!

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On Tuesday, Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, was found guilty of three counts of illegal firearms possession. Following a week-long trial in Wilmington, Delaware, the jury delivered its verdict after approximately three hours of deliberation on the second day. The verdict is historic, marking the first time an American president’s child has been convicted.

The conviction follows an incident in October 2018, in which Hunter Biden allegedly lied on a federal application form about his drug use when purchasing a Colt revolver. Three counts were filed, including making false statements about Biden’s addiction, certifying that statements made by him are true, and possessing a firearm illegally.

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During the trial, Hunter Biden’s drug addiction problems were scrutinized. Although Hunter Biden’s lawyer argued that the prosecution had failed to provide tangible evidence of Hunter Biden’s crack cocaine use during the month of the gun’s purchase and possession, as no witnesses had seen Hunter use drugs during this period, text messages on his phone contradicted this argument.

These messages indicated communications about drug trafficking and drug use shortly after the gun purchase. In the end, the jury agreed with the prosecutors.

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According to CNN, sources in the courtroom described Hunter Biden’s family and friends as shocked by the verdict.

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A few days before the verdict, when asked about the possibility of his son being found guilty, President Joe Biden had stated that he would not pardon his son, underlining his commitment to due process.

This verdict is likely to have major repercussions on the political scene, given that Hunter Biden had been on the Republican radar for several months.

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Hunter faces up to 25 years in prison and a maximum fine of $750,000. The judge indicated that a sentencing hearing is generally scheduled for 120 days after the verdict, which would place that hearing in mid-October, before Election Day.

This verdict will most likely be appealed by Hunter Biden and his team.

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