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US: Prez Biden’s Son Found Guilty in Historic Felony Gun Trial

President Joe Biden's son faces up to 25 years in prison for three charges including lying on a federal screening form about his drug use.

A federal jury has convicted Hunter Biden, the son of US President Joe Biden, of federal gun charges, a historic first for the offspring of a sitting president, after a trial featuring wrenching emotional testimony about his drug use from his ex-wife and sister-in-law.

President Joe Biden’s son faces up to 25 years in prison for three charges including lying on a federal screening form about his drug use, lying to a gun dealer and possessing the gun − although first-time, nonviolent offenders typically get shorter sentences. U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika will soon set Hunter Biden’s sentencing date.

The 54-year-old businessman and attorney’s case came after a plea deal fell apart in July 2023 that could have resolved gun and tax charges without prison time.

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Hunter Biden still faces another federal trial starting Sept. 5 in California for allegedly avoiding taxes.

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