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Hunter Biden pleads guilty to criminal charges, gets plea deal

Hunter Biden, the 53-year-old son of President Joe Biden, has reportedly agreed to plead guilty to two federal tax violation charges and one violation of gun laws.

The charges against Biden include willful failure to pay federal income tax, most likely on his foreign earnings, and a violation of gun laws.

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It has been reported that Biden will enter a “pretrial diversion program” for his gun crime, which suggests that he will not face jail time.

Hunter Biden’s questionable business activities first came to light during the Obama administration when he was appointed to the Ukrainian energy company Burisma board.

Concerns about a conflict of interest raised

This raised concerns about a conflict of interest since his father, then Vice President Joe Biden oversaw Ukraine policy under President Obama.

Despite complaints from State Department officials, the issue was never resolved, as the Vice President was grieving the loss of his other son, Beau Biden, who passed away from brain cancer.

Democrats impeach Trump over worries about Hunter’s Ukraine involvement

In 2019, President Donald Trump raised concerns about Hunter Biden’s role in Ukraine during a conversation with President Volodymyr Zelensky.

This overture led to Trump’s impeachment by House Democrats.

Also Read: ‘Sufficient evidence for impeachment inquiry of Biden,’ claims Law professor

Media terms Hunter Biden’s laptop discovery ‘Russian propaganda’

The discovery of a laptop allegedly belonging to Hunter Biden in 2020 further supported Trump’s concerns.

The computer contained emails and records documenting his business interests.

However, social media companies and mainstream media outlets suppressed and censored the story, while intelligence figures falsely labeled it Russian propaganda.

The Biden family’s continuous denial of corruption charges

Hunter Biden acknowledged being under investigation for tax violations after the election, but the Bidens continued denying corruption claims.

Critics also highlighted the possibility that Hunter Biden lied on a federal gun purchase form by denying his drug addiction.

This issue arose periodically as President Biden pledged to take executive action on gun control.

Plea deal spares Hunter Biden jail time, avoids trial

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The reported plea deal for Hunter Biden is expected to involve admitting to misdemeanor charges that would spare him from jail time and avoid a trial.

Additionally, President Biden has the authority to pardon his son anytime, nullifying any criminal consequences.

DOJ indicates Trump, felony charges carry prison terms

Interestingly, news of the plea deal surfaced less than two weeks after the Department of Justice indicted former President Donald Trump on felony charges related to his handling of presidential documents.

The charges against Trump carry significant prison terms.

Read Next: Trump defends handling of classified documents in first interview since arraignment

Hunter Biden’s plea deal: Tax and gun violation charges

In summary, Hunter Biden has agreed to plead guilty to federal tax violation charges and a violation of gun laws.

The plea deal will likely result in misdemeanor charges and no jail time.

Hunter Biden’s lenient plea deal attracts criticism

The possibility of a presidential pardon remains, which could eliminate any criminal repercussions for Hunter Biden.

However, Hunter Biden’s plea deal has attracted significant attention and criticism, with many questioning the potential leniency of the outcome.