Concerning the gun diversion plea agreement, the judge questioned the constitutionality of her being included in the process of deciding whether Biden should be charged later if he violated the terms reached. Last month, U.S. Attorney David Weiss recommended probation for Biden for failure to pay more than $100,000 in taxes in 2017 and 2018. [firefly_poll] The maximum punishment for the misdemeanor tax evasion charges is a $25,000 fine and one year in prison. The pretrial diversion agreement would have been to resolve a charge of possession of a gun by a drug user or drug addict. Under the deal, the president’s son would have agreed to be drug-free for two years and to never own a gun again. Fox News correspondent Griff Jenkins reported that the case could now be heading to trial.
🚨BREAKING🚨HUNTER BIDEN PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO ALL CHARGES AFTER PLEA DEAL IS JEOPARDIZED pic.twitter.com/HHpLbp9zWK — Townhall.com (@townhallcom) July 26, 2023
🚨 BREAKING: Judge DENIES Hunter Biden plea deal, pleads ‘not guilty’ pic.twitter.com/ET54tXbw9M— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) July 26, 2023
The Times noted that Noreika was nominated by former President Donald Trump in 2017 with the support of Delaware’s two Democratic senators, Chris Coons and Tom Carper.This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.