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President Biden and Republicans react to Hunter Biden conviction

President Biden and Republicans react to Hunter Biden conviction


President Biden and Republicans react to Hunter Biden conviction

After Hunter Biden’s conviction on three felony charges related to the purchase of a revolver, President Joe Biden said in a statement that he and the first lady will always be there for their son “with our love and support.”

The president says he’ll accept the outcome and continue to respect the judicial process as his son considers an appeal.

President Biden says he and Jill love their son and they’re proud of the man he is today.

Republican reaction to the verdict was swift and varied as some called the guilty outcome overdue accountability for the Biden family while others said it represented a “veil of fairness.”

Rep. James Comer, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, who's been investigating the president’s family for the last two years, said that while the verdict marked “a step toward accountability,” there won’t be justice “until the Department of Justice investigates everyone involved in the Bidens’ corrupt influence peddling schemes.”

Comer and other House Republicans have pursued an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden for the last 17 months that has failed to directly connect the commander-in-chief to his family’s overseas business dealings. Comer has taken a special interest in Hunter Biden and his various legal woes, bringing in the president’s son last year to conduct an hourslong deposition.