Hunter Biden didn’t ‘knowingly’ lie about addiction, lawyer says

WILMINGTON, Delaware — Hunter Biden’s attorney told jurors during opening statements at the first son’s trial Tuesday that Biden was in denial about his drug addiction in 2018.

Abbe Lowell, who is leading Biden’s defense, argued his client could not be guilty of lying on a federal form about his addiction so that he could purchase a gun because Biden did not consider himself an addict at the time.

Prosecutors “left out the word ‘knowingly’” when they detailed Biden’s charges, Lowell said at the start of his presentation.

As Lowell spent the morning chipping away at various aspects of special counsel David Weiss’s charges, Biden’s wife, Melissa Cohen Biden, first lady Jill Biden, first daughter Ashley Biden, and Hollywood attorney Kevin Morris watched from the front row in the courtroom. It was the second day the foursome
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