Hunter Biden has been indicted on gun charges in the state of Delaware. This after a plea deal fell through earlier this summer that would have let him off the hook for the charges, so long as he met certain conditions. Biden had been accused of lying on an FBI background check form in order to purchase a firearm. He said that he was not a drug user when, in fact, he was. This was revealed in his own memoir Beautiful Things.
The indictment reads that Biden violated Chapter 44, Title 18 of the United States Code by falsely asserting that he was not a drug user on ATF Form 4473. That form required that the buyer must state that he is aware that “making any false oral or written statement… is a crime punishable as a felony under Federal law, and may violate State and /or local law.”
Biden was indicted on three counts. The first is that Biden “knowingly made a false and fictitious written statement, intended and likely to deceive that dealer with respect to a fact material to the lawfulness of the sale of the firearm…”