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Biden preaches gun safety but fails to mention Hunter’s firearms conviction in speech to ‘Gun Sense University’ … hours after sentencing


Katelyn Caralle, US political reporter for Dailymail.Com in Washington, Dc

President Joe Biden touted his record on gun safety, but made no mention of son Hunter’s firearms conviction in a speech just hours after he was found guilty.

During his remarks, Biden repeatedly touted his record of enacting stricter gun control laws.

But he couldn’t bring up his son Hunter, 54, or the irony of an event that took place on the same day a jury found him guilty of lying about his crack addiction in order to buy a revolver in 2018.

He now faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced, with a date with a judge likely in October.

President Joe Biden mentioned receiving a call his son Beau Biden died during remarks Tuesday about tackling gun violence — but he didn’t bring up his son Hunter Biden, who was convicted of three gun-related felonies just hours earlier.

However, President Biden mentions his late son Beau Biden and his relationship with the families of gun violence victims because of the phone call informing him of his son’s death.

«I know it’s hard because I’ve also gotten those calls that I’ve lost a son, a daughter, a wife — I know what it’s like,» the president said at the Washington Hilton during remarks on his gun control policy at the Gun Sense University summit in the city Everytown.

‘But guess what? Never give up hope, hope, hope, hope,” he added.

Hours earlier, a 12-judge jury in Hunter Biden’s gun case returned with a verdict finding him guilty on all three counts of lying on a drug addiction form in 2018 to purchase a firearm and possessing and operating a firearm. while he was a user of illegal substances.

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After the sentencing, Biden decided to change his schedule to Wilmington on Tuesday afternoon to be with his family.

While the president was absent from the week-long trial, other family members, including first lady Jill Biden, were in the courtroom to support Hunter.

«As I said last week, I’m the president, but I’m also a dad,» the president wrote in a statement after the verdict and before his remarks. “Jill and I love our son and are so proud of the man he is today.

«So many families who have had loved ones struggle with addiction understand the pride of seeing someone you love come out the other side and be so strong and resilient in recovery,» Biden continued.

A 12-judge jury in Delaware found Hunter Biden guilty of three felony counts related to a 2018 gun purchase in which he lied about his use and addiction to illegal drugs.

A 12-judge jury in Delaware found Hunter Biden guilty of three felony counts related to a 2018 gun purchase in which he lied about his use and addiction to illegal drugs.

President Biden hugs his Hunter after changing his schedule to fly to Delaware to be with his son after he was found guilty of federal gun crimes.

President Biden hugs his Hunter after changing his schedule to fly to Delaware to be with his son after he was found guilty of federal gun crimes.

Hunter was found guilty of three federal firearms charges for lying about his crack addiction when he bought that revolver.

Hunter was found guilty of three federal firearms charges for lying about his crack addiction when he bought that revolver.

The court was presented with incriminating evidence about Hunter, including images from his infamous laptop, which was initially dismissed as Russian disinformation.

The court was presented with incriminating evidence about Hunter, including images from his infamous laptop, which was initially dismissed as Russian disinformation.

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At the event, Biden also made his latest verbal gaffe by claiming to have been to several «mass shootings.»

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«I’ve been to too many — I’ve literally spoken to over a thousand families at these events that I’ve attended — mass shootings,» Biden told the anti-gun audience.

«Look into their eyes, you can almost feel the black hole they feel in the middle of their chest, like they’re being sucked in, there’s no way out,» he continued, ignoring the fluff.



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