The jury deliberated for only three hours on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning before reaching the verdict.

What to know about Hunter Biden’s criminal trial

  • Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden’s only surviving son, was found guilty on all three charges tied to the possession of a gun while using narcotics. The jury reached the verdict after only three hours of deliberation yesterday afternoon and this morning.
  • Two of the counts carry maximum prison sentences of 10 years, while the third has a maximum of five years. Each count also carries a maximum fine of $250,000. U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika said she will set the sentencing date at a later time.
  • The list of those who were called to testify last week includes Hallie Biden, the wife of Hunter Biden’s late brother, Beau Biden; Gordon Cleveland, the man who sold Hunter Biden the gun at the heart of the case; and Hunter Biden’s daughter Naomi Biden. Hunter Biden did not take the stand.

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