Hunter Biden plea: Three takeaways from chaotic hearing in which deal fell apart

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2023
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Hunter Biden pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday despite having a plea deal, which was heavily questioned by the federal judge when she pressed attorneys about whether the president's son would be protected from future charges.

The "sweetheart" deal involved Hunter Biden pleading guilty to two tax misdemeanor charges and entering a diversion program to avoid a felony gun charge. The plea deal was reached weeks ago, and U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika was expected to accept it.

Now, the legal fate of Hunter Biden is up in the...

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