In June 2023, Hunter Biden was once again thrust into the public spotlight. He had been facing charges for failing to pay taxes and illegally possessing a firearm. He struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors and will not face jail time.
This kind of media heyday is not uncommon for the son of U.S. President Joe Biden. From rumors of drug-laced sex parties to allegations of surreptitious international bribes, the whisper network whirlwind surrounding the junior Biden is unrelenting.
Much of that attention is overtly partisan. For example, in 2020, the Republican-led U.S. Senate published a lengthy investigation into Hunter Biden's overseas business dealings. Far-right politicians and pundits alike called it a "bombshell"; our own reporting found it flawed.
Check out our full list of debunks and fact checks on Hunter Biden below.