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The response from the White House and President Joe Biden following Hunter Biden’s conviction has been met with criticism. President Biden released a statement expressing support for his son, who was convicted on charges of lying on gun-purchasing paperwork and unlawfully possessing a gun.

 


 

“As I said last week, I am the President, but I am also a Dad. Jill and I love our son, and we are so proud of the man he is today. So many families who have had loved ones battle addiction understand the feeling of pride seeing someone you love come out the other side and be so strong and resilient in recovery. As I also said last week, I will accept the outcome of this case and will continue to respect the judicial process as Hunter considers an appeal. Jill and I will always be there for Hunter and the rest of our family with our love and support. Nothing will ever change that,” President Biden said.

However, beyond this statement, there was little additional response from the White House. Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s scheduled briefing was canceled, and President Biden did not address questions about his son’s conviction during a conference on gun control measures hosted by the Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund.

Behind the scenes, there is reportedly concern within Biden’s team about the fallout from Hunter’s conviction. Politico reported that Biden’s team held discussions at their campaign headquarters to anticipate potential repercussions from the verdict, though aides believe it won’t significantly alter the course of Biden’s presidency.

Hunter Biden’s conviction on charges related to illegal gun sales and false statements on background check forms marks a historical moment, being the first time a president’s immediate family member has been found guilty of a crime during their father’s term in office. The potential sentencing could result in significant prison time and fines, though it’s expected that he will receive a lesser penalty as a first-time offender.

Throughout the trial, the defense attempted to garner sympathy for Hunter Biden, particularly highlighting his struggles with addiction. However, conflicting testimonies from witnesses, including Hunter’s daughter Naomi, provided a complex narrative for the jury to consider.

As the legal proceedings continue, the ramifications of Hunter Biden’s conviction and its impact on the Biden administration remain subjects of scrutiny and debate.

Harrison Carter
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