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Hunter Biden didn’t ‘knowingly’ lie about addiction, lawyer says

Posted on AllSides June 4th, 2024
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Hunter Biden’s attorney told jurors during opening statements at the first son’s trial Tuesday that Biden was in denial about his drug addiction in 2018.

Abbe Lowell, who is leading Biden’s defense, argued his client could not be guilty of lying on a federal form about his addiction so that he could purchase a gun because Biden did not consider himself an addict at the time.

Prosecutors “left out the word ‘knowingly’” when they detailed Biden’s charges, Lowell said at the start of his presentation.

As Lowell spent the morning...

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