Hunter Biden guilty of all charges in gun case

WILMINGTON, Delaware — A jury found Hunter Biden guilty on Tuesday of all three charges he was facing related to a 2018 gun purchase, marking the first time in history the son of a sitting president has been criminally convicted.

His charges included lying on a federal form about his drug use to purchase a revolver, submitting a false statement into a federal record, and unlawfully possessing the firearm for 11 days.

He faces up to 25 years in prison, but as a first-time offender, his sentence is likely to be far less than that.

The week-long trial was a deeply personal rehashing of a dark period of drug and alcohol addiction for Biden, who has said he has been sober since mid-2019.

“Addiction is not a choice, but lying and buying a gun is a choice,” Derek Hines, a federal prosecutor, Read more…

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