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Hunter Biden Sues Fox Under 'Revenge Porn' Law

He says Fox streaming service shouldn't have aired explicit images of him

(Newser) - Hunter Biden accused Fox News in a lawsuit of unlawfully publishing explicit images of him as part of a streaming series, the AP reports. The president's son filed the lawsuit Sunday in state court in Manhattan over images in The Trial of Hunter Biden, which debuted on the streaming...

Hunter Biden's DC Law License Suspended

Appeals court cites his 'serious crimes'

(Newser) - If anybody in the nation's capital wants to hire Hunter Biden as their lawyer, they're out of luck. The District of Columbia Court of Appeals said in a filing Tuesday that Biden's law license in Washington, DC has been suspended immediately because of his "serious crimes,...

Trump Has Some Thoughts on Hunter Biden

Former president tells Fox that drug addiction is 'a very tough thing' for families to contend with

(Newser) - Donald Trump weighed in on Hunter Biden on Thursday in the wake of the latter's conviction this week on felony gun charges—appearing to be sympathetic to President Biden's son and his struggles with drug addiction. "I understand it pretty well, because I've had it with...

On Commuting Son's Sentence, Biden Says 'No'

President had already ruled out a pardon

(Newser) - President Biden made it clear Thursday that he won't do anything to reduce whatever sentence his son Hunter receives after his conviction on gun-related charges. The White House press secretary seemed to leave wiggle room when asked about the matter on Wednesday. Biden took a question about commuting...

Commuting Hunter's Sentence Could Be Option for Biden

White House press secretary doesn't rule it out

(Newser) - President Biden has said he won't pardon his son Hunter, who was convicted of three gun-related felonies earlier this week. But commutation of his sentence, when it is handed down, could be a different story. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre didn't rule out commutation when she spoke...

After Hunter Biden Conviction Comes the Political Fallout

Biden preps for attacks that he's not a good father, while a Trump talking point is weakened

(Newser) - Tuesday saw the conviction of Hunter Biden on federal gun charges. With Wednesday comes a whole slew of assessments about what just happened and how it might play out going forward. Some highlights:
  • Biden strategy: Politico Playbook reports that President Biden's team is prepping for him to be labeled
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Chance of Biden Going to Prison Could Be 'Pretty Low'

GOP's Gaetz calls conviction 'pretty dumb'

(Newser) - The president's son is now a convicted felon and while Hunter Biden may not be able to vote for his father in November, analysts believe he's unlikely to spend much time in prison. Jeffrey Brown, former co-chief of the general crimes unit in the Manhattan US attorney's...

President Biden: I Accept the Verdict in Hunter's Case

Says he'll respect the process, and he and the first lady will always be there 'with our love and support'

(Newser) - President Biden said last week that he would not consider pardoning son Hunter should he be convicted in his gun case. On Tuesday, after the guilty verdict came down , the president reaffirmed that. "I will accept the outcome of this case and will continue to respect the judicial process...

Jury Convicts Hunter Biden on All Gun Charges

Jurors deliberated about 3 hours; he faces up to 25 years in prison

(Newser) - Hunter Biden has been found guilty on all three federal gun charges he faced in Delaware, reports the AP . The jury in his case delivered the verdict Tuesday morning after deliberating about three hours. Jurors found Biden guilty of lying to a federally licensed gun dealer, making a false claim...

Hunter Biden Defense Rests Its Case
Hunter Biden Case
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Hunter Biden Case Goes to Jury

Panel failed to reach a verdict in deliberations Monday

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's fate is now in the hands of the jury in his federal gun trial. Deliberations began around 3:30pm Monday after closing arguments ended at the courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware and Judge Maryellen Noreika read out instructions for the jury, NBC News reports. Biden is accused of...

Hunter Biden's Daughter on the Stand: 'He Seemed Great'

Naomi Biden testifies in federal gun trial on her dad's condition before he bought a revolver in 2018

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's daughter Naomi testified Friday in his federal gun trial about visiting her father while he was at a California rehab center, telling jurors that he seemed to be improving in the weeks before he bought the revolver in 2018. "I hadn't seen my dad in...

Hunter Biden Prosecution Rests Its Case

Prosecution's last witnesses were an FBI chemist and a DEA agent

(Newser) - Prosecutors in Hunter Biden's federal gun trial rested their case Friday morning after calling their final two witnesses. Defense lawyers are expected to present two or three witnesses before closing arguments begin, the Washington Post reports. The president's son is accused of lying about his drug use when...

Biden: No, I Won't Pardon Hunter
Biden: No, I Won't
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Biden: No, I Won't Pardon Hunter

President rules out the possibility in interview with ABC

(Newser) - President Biden says he won't pardon son Hunter if his ongoing trial on federal gun charges ends in a conviction. In an interview with ABC News , the president answered yes when asked by David Muir if he would accept the outcome of the trial, and he gave the same...

Beau Biden's Widow Recalls Finding Gun: 'I Panicked'

Hallie Biden's decision to toss it in the trash is central to Hunter Biden charges

(Newser) - The widow of Hunter Biden's brother told jurors in his federal gun trial Thursday about the moment she found a revolver in his truck, describing how she put it into a leather pouch, stuffed it into a shopping bag, and tossed it in a trash can outside a market...

Hunter Biden Might Be Nailed by His Own Words

Memoir 'Beautiful Things' offers prosecutors a 'road map' to his drug use, per WaPo

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's memoir, Beautiful Things, is coming up a lot in his federal gun case . It's also climbing the charts. According to USA Today , the memoir about Biden's journey through addiction and recovery reached No. 4,200 in the Amazon rankings on Wednesday, up from No. 338,...

Ex-Girlfriend: Hunter Biden Smoked Crack Every 20 Mins

Ex-wife testifies that president's son told her about drug use

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's ex-wife Kathleen Buhle was the first of two former romantic partners to testify in his federal gun trial Wednesday, and she said he "acknowledged using crack." She said she learned about his drug use on July 3, 2015, when she found a crack pipe in...

Prosecutors Detail Hunter Biden's Drug Problems

Jury heard excerpts from his memoir

(Newser) - Federal prosecutors on Tuesday painted President Biden's son Hunter as deceptive and driven by addiction, a man whose dark habits ensnared loved ones and who knew what he was doing when he lied on a federal form to purchase a gun in 2018.
  • The first day of testimony in
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Hunter Biden's Wife Clashes With Former Trump Staffer

'You have no right to be here, you Nazi piece of s---'

(Newser) - A fiery moment in Hunter Biden's gun trial on Tuesday happened outside the courtroom. Biden's wife, Melissa Cohen Biden, confronted former Trump White House aide Garrett Ziegler in a hallway during a morning break in the trial, NBC News reports. The AP reports that she "pulled him...

First Witness in Hunter Biden Trial: Erika Jensen

Prosecutor opens by saying 'no one is above the law' no matter 'what your name is'

(Newser) - With a jury now seated , Hunter Biden's trial on three felony firearms charges got underway Tuesday in Delaware with first lady Jill Biden again in attendance, along with his sister, Ashley Biden, and wife, Melissa Cohen Biden. A look:
  • The prosecution: NBC News reports that prosecutor Derek Hines told
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