From collapsed plea deal to trial: How Hunter Biden has come to face jurors on federal gun charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's son was in federal court, prepared to plead guilty to misdemeanor tax offenses. The culmination of a sprawling investigation, the deal between Hunter Biden and prosecutors was going to spare him a politically explosive trial in the middle of his father's reelection campaign and likely prison time.

But it all fell apart.

Now, Hunter Biden is headed to trial on federal gun charges in a case brought by his father's Justice Department at a time when America's political and legal worlds are colliding like never before. Dogged for years by investigations, scru...


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