The Case for Prosecuting Hunter Biden

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Hunter Biden attends his father Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January 20, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool/Reuters)

The basis for a criminal investigation was already considerable before the sudden emergence of an apparent false statement on a firearms form.




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harles C. W. Cooke had a post this week that said everything that ought to be said about why it would be fitting to prosecute Hunter Biden’s apparent making of a false statement on the required firearms application form. I want to add a few points about prosecutorial discretion, the potential of an additional gun crime, and our two-tiered justice system.

The Politico story Charlie cites stresses that prosecutions arising out of false statements on Form 4473 are rare. As Charlie rightly observes, that in itself is a problem (a point Kevin D. Williamson also made a few days ago). Still, …

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1 Comment

  1. There was more than enough evidence for Trump’s DOJ to arrest Quid Pro Joe and Hunter long before the election, but they did not.

    Trump should have declared Martial Law and arrested the Deep State using the DOJ under RICO laws, but did not.

    Trump and his DOJ failed America by, OMISSION OF ACTION!

    TaaRump plays golf now and leaves his betrayed MAGA patriots to deal with the consequences!

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