Joe Biden Declines to Commute Hunter Biden’s Sentence After Conviction


President Joe Biden emphasized during a press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the G7 summit in Italy that he will not commute his son Hunter’s sentence following his conviction on three felony gun charges. Biden remained committed to upholding the jury’s verdict and also ruled out the possibility of pardon for his son.

“I am extremely proud of my son Hunter. He has overcome his struggles. He’s one of the most honorable men I know,” Biden explained during the press conference, indicating that he respects the jury’s determination and intends to abide by it. Subsequently, when a reporter quizzed him about potentially limiting Hunter’s sentence, Biden turned sharply, shouting, “No.”

Joe Biden’s statement on his son’s incarceration came after Hunter’s guilty verdict, during which the president revealed, in a written statement, he intends to accept the outcome of the case as part of his son’s drug conviction.

Kellie Meyer
Kellie Meyer
Washington Correspondent. Kellie has a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Temple University. Previously, she worked with the Gray Television and Lilly Broadcasting Washington D.C. Bureau covering the 2016 election. She also spent 14 months reporting on the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the US Virgin Islands. She covers Congress and the White House.

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