June 13, 2024

White House says Joe Biden might commute Hunter Biden's pending sentence

If the rumors are to be believed, Donald Trump must be absolutely beside himself.

Karine Jean-Pierre, the White House Press Secretary, recently admitted that Joe Biden is NOT ruling out the idea of commuting Hunter Biden's prison sentence.

Unsurprisingly, Joe Biden has not considered doing the same to Trump's sentence.

Hunter Biden was recently convicted of three felonies, after a very public trial that saw extensive commentary from both sides.

It really was quite a circus, with a Hunter Biden fan club being described in the courtroom, and Jill Biden spending $350,000 in taxpayer money to fly back and forth from the proceedings.

Despite Joe Biden initially saying that he was going to respect the decision to convict Hunter Biden, it appears he might be going back on his word a little bit.

Karine Jean-Pierre let it slip that President Joe Biden might commute Hunter Biden's pending federal sentence. There's no immediate date set for the sentencing, but it's expected to happen 1-3 months after the trial wrapped up.

"As we all know, the sentencing hasn’t even been scheduled yet," Jean-Pierre told reporters on June 12.

Hunter Biden faces up to 25 years in prison and up to $750,000 in fines if sentenced to the maximum punishment.

It's highly unlikely that happens though, for a few reasons.

1) The maximum sentence is rarely handed out to any criminals who are technically first-time offenders, and this judge might not want to make an example out of the president's son.

2) We've already seen that Hunter Biden is receiving preferential treatment in America's court system when compared to what Donald Trump is going through.

There is still hope for prison time, however. The judge in this trial, Maryellen Noreika, recently assigned a one-year sentence to a defendant in a very similar case.

Hunter Biden has said again and again that he does not agree with the decision, and Joe Biden has even said that "Hunter is a victim of the weaponization of justice."

Only time will tell if Hunter ends up sitting behind bars or not.

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