Trump, Hunter Biden Convictions Lead to Starkly Different Political Narratives

Save as PDF

The overlapping legal woes of former President Trump and Hunter Biden have often been juxtaposed as evidence of a “two-tiered justice system” keen on taking down Republicans and shielding Democrats from criminal prosecution.

Trump’s 34 felony convictions in Manhattan two weeks ago bolstered that GOP-led rhetoric — proof that the scales of justice were tipped against them.

But when President Biden’s son was convicted by a Delaware jury Tuesday of three federal gun crimes, those same provocateurs weren’t impressed.

“If the argument was that there’s two tiers of justice, then the Biden case — meaning Hunter Biden’s case — would never have been gone to trial,” said Michael Weinstein. “The plea deal would have went through, the case would have been swallowed up in some motion practice or some technicality. But because it went to trial and because ultimately he was found guilty, the argument that there’s two tiers of justice kind of falls by the wayside.”

Click here to read the full article.

As the law continues to evolve on these matters, please note that this article is current as of date and time of publication and may not reflect subsequent developments. The content and interpretation of the issues addressed herein is subject to change. Cole Schotz P.C. disclaims any and all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of this publication to the fullest extent permitted by law. This is for general informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. Do not act or refrain from acting upon the information contained in this publication without obtaining legal, financial and tax advice. For further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to your firm contact or to any of the attorneys listed in this publication.

Join Our Mailing List

Stay up to date with the latest insights, events, and more

Check all areas of law you are interested in receiving e-newsletters and alerts about:(Required)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Our Practices



Our Industries