1. Home
  2. /
  3. Politics
  4. /
  5. Joe Biden on Hunter’s...

Joe Biden on Hunter’s guilty plea: ‘I’m very proud of my son’

In the wake of Hunter Biden’s decision to plead guilty to two tax infractions and a gun law violation, President Joe Biden expressed, “I’m very proud of my son,” during an occasion in California on Tuesday, as he addressed a journalist.

Hunter Biden could bypass more severe charges

This was the President’s inaugural on-screen response to the charges that Republicans have portrayed as a part of a “sweetheart deal,” enabling Hunter Biden to bypass further severe charges and prison sentence.

Read More: ‘Hunter received a sweetheart deal’: DeSantis reacts to Hunter Biden’s case

During an event at the White House on abortion, First Lady Jill Biden did not respond to a question raised on the matter, as reported by the Messenger.

The President and First Lady ‘love their son’

Credit: DepositPhotos

Offering clarification on the matter, a White House spokesperson, Ian Sams, affirmed, “The President and First Lady love their son and support him as he continues to rebuild his life.”

It is still unsure whether or not the plea deal concludes all federal investigations targeted at Hunter Biden.

Also Read: Trump lets loose on Hunter Biden plea deal: “A disgrace to America”

David Weiss, the U.S. Attorney for Delaware, stated, “The investigation is ongoing,” throwing a potential cloud over the plea deal.

Is the investigation into Hunter Biden closed?

On the other hand, a report by Politico referenced an individual well-acquainted with the plea deal, who mentioned it being “intended to be a comprehensive resolution of Hunter Biden’s potential legal liability in all matters investigated by federal authorities.”

The report further elaborated that “those matters include allegations Republicans have leveled in recent years that his business dealings and his well-compensated post on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma amounted to corruption or violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act.”

Read Next: Hunter Biden’s Latest Art Pieces Debut at $85K Each Amidst Ongoing Scandals

“This is the end of it,” declared the source in conversation.

Hunter Biden looking to put mistakes behind him

Concurrently, Christopher Clark, Hunter Biden’s lawyer indicated a sense of closure, who suggested that the plea agreement allowed his client to proceed forward.

Clark expressed, “It is my understanding that the five-year investigation into Hunter is resolved. I know Hunter believes it is important to take responsibility for these mistakes he made during a period of turmoil and addiction in his life”.

“He looks forward to continuing his recovery and moving forward,” he said.