Joe Biden’s son Hunter will plead not guilty to federal gun charges, his lawyers said in court.
The US president’s son, 53, was charged with three criminal offences relating to a gun he purchased while using drugs in 2018.
It is the first time the child of a sitting president has been prosecuted.
The younger Mr Biden’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, said his client intended to plead not guilty to the charges in a letter to the judge.
He also asked that the initial court appearance be held remotely.
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