Jury finds Hunter Biden guilty of three felony counts

Biden is guilty on two counts of making false statements regarding his drug use when purchasing a Colt revolver in October 2018 and one count of illegal possession of a firearm as a drug user.

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Hunter Biden was found guilty of three felony counts after being charged with illegally owning a firearm. The trial, which took place in Wilmington, Delaware, found Biden guilty on two counts of making false statements regarding his drug use when purchasing a Colt revolver in October 2018 and one count of illegal possession of a firearm as a drug user.

The trail revealed Biden’s drug addition to crack cocaine and alcohol.

“I am more grateful today for the love and support I experienced this last week from Melissa, my family, my friends, and my community than I am disappointed by the outcome,” Biden, son of President Joe Biden, said.

The Department of Justice, under Attorney General Merrick Garland, prosecuted Biden after he was investigated by a special counsel. The verdict was “handed down after three hours of deliberations,” which “capped a week-long trial,” NPR reported.

While Biden’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, said his team “will continue to vigorously pursue all the legal challenges available to Hunter,” President Biden said he will not pardon his son and is proud to see his son be “resilient in recovery.”

“I will accept the outcome of this case and will continue to respect the judicial process as Hunter considers an appeal,” President Biden said.

Biden faces up to 25 years in prison, but could received less time or possibly no time because he is a first-time offender who did not use the weapon to commit a violent crime, NPR reported.

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