Written by Ashton Snyder on
 June 11, 2024

Hunter Biden Jury Sent Home Without Verdict

Naomi Biden, Hunter Biden's daughter, was "ambushed" with challenging text messages during her testimony in Hunter's federal gun trial, which significantly impacted her father's defense.

First Lady Jill Biden observed from the gallery as Naomi discussed her father's struggles with addiction during his time in rehab and his periods of crack cocaine use.

Meanwhile, critics argue that taxpayers should not bear the majority of the cost for Jill Biden's flights between Wilmington and France to support her son Hunter during his gun trial, although the Democratic Party will contribute some funds.

According to Daily Mail, jury deliberations in Hunter Biden’s federal gun charges trial ended Monday without a verdict. A decision could come as early as Tuesday, carrying major legal implications for President Joe Biden's son.

Passionate Closing Arguments Highlight Key Points

Hunter Biden’s defense team, managed by lawyer Abbe Lowell, rested their case earlier that day, with Biden himself choosing not to testify. The courtroom saw more attendance from Biden family members than on any prior day of the proceedings.

Federal prosecutors allege that Hunter Biden possessed a firearm while using narcotics, leading to three felony charges. If found guilty, Biden faces up to 25 years in prison, although he has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

The prosecution emphasized the evidence, arguing that the presented facts should easily identify an addict like Biden. Prosecutors also ridiculed the defense's claim that an educated lawyer such as Biden could be confused by a firearm form.

Defense Focuses on Reasonable Doubt

Attorney Abbe Lowell attacked the prosecution’s arguments, labeling them as mere tricks filled with guesswork. He highlighted the absence of concrete proof beyond reasonable doubt, an essential component in criminal cases. Close observers have mentioned a possible appeal if the trial does not go in Hunter Biden's favor, reflecting the high stakes involved.

Grounding his arguments in reasonable doubt, Lowell critiqued the prosecution's examination of Naomi Biden, Hunter's oldest daughter, who testified about her father's state of mind in 2018. Her statements clashed with text messages from that period, adding complexity to the defense’s narrative.

FBI Testimony Complicates Matters

The prosecution summoned an FBI special agent for a rebuttal. This agent testified about location data retrieved from phone pictures. This agent's testimony contradicted Naomi Biden's account, indicating that Hunter Biden was in Delaware until October 17, 2018, rather than New York City two days earlier.

The aggressive questioning of Naomi Biden by prosecutors drew sharp criticism from Abbe Lowell, who labeled it as extraordinarily cruel, indicating the emotionally charged nature of the proceedings.

President Joe Biden issued a statement supporting his son at the trial’s beginning but made it clear he would not issue a pardon if his son is convicted. This underscores the complex familial and political dynamics surrounding the case.

Awaiting the Jury's Decision

As jury deliberations continue, Hunter Biden's potential legal ramifications remain significant. The specific charges and the maximum sentencing highlight the serious nature of the allegations he faces. With Hunter Biden pleading not guilty and passionate arguments presented from both sides, the jury's forthcoming decision is anticipated with bated breath. Many await Tuesday's possible verdict and its wider implications.


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