Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden, appeared in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware on October 3, 2023, on charges of possession illegal firearm. (File photo)
Let me say it as clearly as possible: my father was never financially involved in my affairs, Hunter Biden assured Congress on December 13, in a serious tone.
On Wednesday, two parliamentary committees dominated by the Republican majority in the House of Representatives recommended that he be found guilty of obstructing the investigative prerogatives of Congress for refusing to participate in a closed hearing on his financial interests abroad. He himself is calling for a public hearing.
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During one of the hearings, one of the Republican elected officials called Hunter Biden a coward by showing scabrous photos of him, while another called him the embodiment of white privilege.
What they are doing to Hunter is cruel, reacted Thursday Jill Biden, the wife of the American president, during ;an interview with the MSNBC channel.
The first lady of the United States, Jill Biden.
On the tax front, the justice accuses him of having spent millions of dollars on an extravagant lifestyle instead of paying his taxes, according to the indictment, which mentions his drug use as well as payments for the companionship of escorts as well as luxury cars and clothing.
Hunter Biden risks up to #x27;to 17 years in prison in this case.
He is also charged in another case in Delaware for illegal possession of a firearm fire. He could therefore potentially be tried twice in 2024 while his father is campaigning for his re-election.
He reached an agreement last June guilty plea that covered both tax evasion and illegal firearm acquisition charges, which likely would have allowed him to avoid prison and an embarrassing trial for himself and for his father.
However, this agreement was canceled following doubts expressed in July by a judge as to its validity.