Presidential candidate Joe Biden is a lot of things.
Former VP, Democratic candidate, former Senator.
But after a recent New York Post report, he could be known for a new title …
Joe Biden: Crime boss.
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NYPost says that the Biden family has faced legal trouble at least nine times, often without much in the way of consequences.
The family rap sheet is as follows, courtesy of NYPost:
Ashley Biden – Daughter, 39
Pot possession in New Orleans in 1999. No conviction recorded; Attempting to obstruct a police officer in Chicago in 2002. Dropped.
Frank Biden – Brother, 66
DUI in Florida in 2003. Six months probation; Petty theft in Florida in 2003. Dropped; Driving with suspended license in Florida in 2004. Three months in rehab.
Caroline Biden – Niece, 33
Resisting arrest, obstruction of government administration, harassment in NYC, 2013. Case dismissed; Grand and petty larceny in NYC in 2017. Two years probation; restitution of $110,000 in stolen credit card charges; DUI, driving without a license in Pennsylvania in 2019. Case pending.
Hunter Biden – Son, 50
Drug possession in New Jersey in 1988. Pretrial intervention program, records expunged.
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Strangely enough — writes Jon Levine — all of the charges were either slaps on the wrists or dropped entirely.
As Levine writes, “the string of favorable outcomes has raised eyebrows.”
But Biden’s campaign spokesman is denying the idea that Biden is pulling strings for his family …
Biden’s children’s legal troubles are no big secret in political circles.
As noted, Ashley Biden has had multiple run-ins with the law.
And Hunter? Well, no surprise there.
Hunter Biden has made plenty of headlines for his troubles with drug addiction and potentially shady business deals. He’s been the center of attention for allegedly using his father’s political muscle to influence his position at a Ukrainian gas corporation.
Rank and file Republicans have been grumbling about getting the younger Biden and his father to appear on the stand to address questions about just what took place in Eastern Europe.
If the Senate Republicans have anything to say about it, Mr. Hunter Biden may be the first of the family to face real charges and consequences.
The Horn editorial team