Hunter Biden’s indict­ment fur­ther com­pli­cates father’s reelec­tion cam­paign

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Spe­cial coun­sel David Weis­s’s three-count indict­ment against Hunter Biden over unlaw­ful own­er­ship of a gun comes amid a tough week for Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s reelec­tion cam­paign and could com­pli­cate Biden’s path to the White House.
The unprece­dent­ed indict­ment against a sit­ting pres­i­den­t’s son was announced on Thurs­day, just two days after House Speak­er Kevin McCarthy (R‑CA) announced a sep­a­rate impeach­ment inquiry into Biden’s ties to his son’s over­seas busi­ness deal­ings.
The effects of the indict­ment and inquiry in com­bi­na­tion with con­cerns over Biden’s age, his approval num­bers, and rel­a­tive lack of enthu­si­asm for his cam­paign, may not bode well for the Biden cam­paign, 14 months ahead of the 2024 elec­tions.
“Polit­i­cal­ly what mat­ters is the fact that Repub­li­cans are defin­ing the terms of the debate. Biden very much wants to talk about the econ­o­my: peo­ple are com­ing back to work, infla­tion is down, jobs are up,” Peter Loge, direc­tor of George Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­si­ty’s School of Media and Pub­lic Affairs, told the Wash­ing­ton Exam­in­er. “Biden wants to talk about his record as pres­i­dent. The more Hunter Biden is in the news, the more impeach­ment is in the news, the more all this oth­er stuff is in the news, the less Biden can talk about things he wants to talk about.”
Anoth­er sign of the bat­tle Biden faces is that nation …