Fury Erupts Over Hunter Biden’s Plea Deal as James Comer, Jonathan Turley, and Critics Respond

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The five-year investigation into Hunter Biden’s tax dealings, and his illegal possession of firearms culminated on Tuesday with a slap.

Per the plea deal, the president’s son will only plead guilty to two misdemeanors for not filing taxes, an offense that typically results in a fine and no jail time. He will also be given pre-trial diversion (i.e. no charges filed) for lying on a federal form to purchase a gun.

Immediately after the news broke, furious reactions flooded in. Rep. James Comer said this.

I had the same reaction. It is absurd that, after five years of investigations, the DOJ has only been able to come up with two misdemeanors due to not filing taxes. We’ve all seen emails on the laptop that discuss corrupt dealings, influence peddling, and pictures of Hunter Biden with drugs and prostitutes. (At least in one case this was a federal crime.)

Jonathan Turley has also revealed what it looks like.

TURLEY: This plea agreement has all the ingredients of a deal that avoids jail time. But more importantly, this was a way to avoid the more serious accusations against Hunter Biden and his family. It is historic that the son of the president will plead guilty. Critics will be outraged. For many, this seems like you’ve ticketed the getaway car after a bank burglary. Many people consider the influence-peddling allegations to be a serious corruption charge with potential criminality, but he will plead guilty to minor charges.

Hunter Biden is getting away with what appears to be no jail term, while his associates could face years of prison. There’s no other way to spin it than him getting off easily, as I said in the original breaking-news story. Do we really believe that the DOJ hasn’t reached a conclusion about the influence-peddling accusations mentioned by Turley after five years?

Brett Tolman is a former US attorney who says that the deal offered to Hunter Biden was one of the sweetest deals many other people haven’t received in similar circumstances.

It is not true that Hunter Biden was treated in a standard manner. It may have happened before, yet I am not convinced that it was normal for him to be treated this way. I watched a video the day before that detailed how the DOJ treated others when it came to guns and drugs.

I won’t go into detail, but if YouTube is your thing, you may have heard about FPSRussia, who was sentenced to prison for having weed and firearms. Federal authorities slammed one of the most well-known online personalities in the world, despite the fact that they could not prove that any of his firearms were illegal. Hunter Biden, on the other hand, is caught on camera brandishing a firearm illegally while distributing drugs. He’s not even charged. Do the math.

This clip from CBS News suggests that Hunter Biden could face more serious charges if other investigations continue.

Catherine Herridge is a wonderful reporter, but I don’t believe that this is the end. I believe this is where the DOJ wanted it to be, being able to claim that they enforced the laws while not actually pursuing the more serious accusations against Hunter Biden’s family.

In a political sense, the House’s investigation into the corruption of the Bidens family can still yield a lot. In a legal sense, however, I believe that the problem is solved. I would love to be proved wrong.