Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, has agreed to plead guilty to two tax-related misdemeanors as part of a settlement that could potentially end a politically charged and years-long investigation into his life. personally and professionally, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
Under an agreement negotiated with the U.S. attorney’s office in Delaware, the younger Biden, 53, will admit to failing to pay taxes on income he received in 2017 and 2018. In return, the The prosecutor will recommend probation, which means he will likely avoid a prison sentence.
The agreement also includes what is known as a pre-trial diversion for a felony involving illegal gun possession, which would not require Hunter Biden to submit a plea for that charge and stipulates that prosecutors would agree to annulment if he complied with certain terms. terms for a specified period of time.
If a federal judge accepts the deal, Tuesday’s developments will mark the conclusion of an investigation into not only Hunter Biden but also his father, to whom political enemies have clung. the younger Biden’s overseas business dealings to level out accusations of depicting the entire Biden family as corrupt.