The first two counts within the indictment, filed Thursday, allege that on Oct. 12, 2018, Hunter Biden “offered a written assertion on Form 4473 certifying he was not an illegal consumer of, and hooked on, any stimulant, narcotic drug, and another managed substance, when in reality, as he knew, that assertion was false and fictitious.”
A 3rd rely accused Biden of unlawfully possessing a firearm between “October 12, 2018, by means of on or about October 23, 2018,” whereas “realizing that he was an illegal consumer of and hooked on any stimulant, narcotic drug, and another managed substance.”
Earlier this month, Special Counsel David Weiss indicated that he was getting ready to indict Biden on fees associated to illegal gun possession. Weiss was appointed particular counsel after a D.C. decide rejected a plea deal that might have allowed Biden to plead responsible to misdemeanor fees associated to his taxes and the possession of the weapon.
In 2018, the Justice Department opened an investigation into Hunter Biden’s funds amid allegations of cash laundering. The FBI was in the end unable to search out proof indicating Biden had engaged in cash laundering, and the case transitioned into an investigation of Biden’s tax historical past. Further fees associated to Biden’s taxes remain a possibility
Hunter Biden has lengthy been a spotlight of Republican efforts to dig up filth on President Biden. Three separate congressional committees are at present investigating the youthful Biden within the hopes of proving allegations of corruption in opposition to the president. Both the House Judiciary and House Ways and Means Committee alleged that the Biden administration had improperly interfered with the IRS and Justice Department’s investigation into Hunter Biden so as to safe him a positive plea deal.
On Tuesday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy introduced that he would transfer to open an impeachment inquiry into President Biden. The inquiry is about to be led by James Comer (R-Ky.) chair of the House Oversight Committee, who has been investigating Hunter Biden’s overseas enterprise dealings since 2022.
This is a growing story and might be up to date with additional particulars.