Hunter Biden was in a world of trouble before gun situation – Reports concerning the circumstances surrounding Hallie Biden’s disposal of Hunter Biden’s pistol in a trashcan at a Wilmington, Del., grocery store suggest he may have been suicidal.
A new report gives context to Hunter Biden’s life in the days and hours leading up to Hallie Biden’s decision to throw away his gun.
“I want a sober life with you without a gun in your car and me scared when you walk out the door,” she texted Hunter Biden on Oct. 23.
An elderly man searching for bottles found the gun in the trash.
This led to federal investigators moving toward prosecuting Hunter Biden for felony firearms charges. Hunter Biden checked “No” on the ATF Form 4478. The form asked, “Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance?”
Hunter Biden’s 2021 memoir noted that he was smoking crack “every 15 minutes” around the time he bought the gun.
The Washington Free Beacon reported that he found himself crushed in debt and high on drugs in the days leading up to the disposal of the pistol. A photo from the infamous laptop dated Oct. 8, 2018, showed Hunter Biden passed out with a crack pipe in his mouth. He purchased the gun 11 days later on Oct. 19.
Hunter Biden’s Drug Odyssey
On Oct. 10 Hunter Biden received a warning saying he had exceeded the outstanding balance for his Wells Fargo credit card, which stood at $65,000.
He ignored the warning and texted someone he identified as “q” who he had met days earlier at a local 7-Eleven.
The Free Beacon noted “q” texted Hunter Biden asking: “Can you meet me @ 7/11 now,” at 9:47 a.m. A day earlier, the man had texted Hunter Biden, “Hey this jr the one you got that at the 711.”
The Free Beacon looked up “jr”’s phone and found that he had a long criminal rap sheet. He refused to discuss Hunter Biden when asked about it.
Hunter Biden’s Woman Problems
Hours after the texts from “q” Hunter Biden texted Hallie Biden’s sister, Elizabeth Secundy, with whom he also had a sexual relationship, to say he had wired her $2,200.
“Thank you!!!! I love you,” Secundy wrote.
Then the next day on October 11, Hunter Biden’s ex-wife Elizabeth Buehle texted him at 5:25 a.m. saying he had not wired her the $6,000 he owed her. Hunter Biden instead responded to “q” asking him to meet him at the 7-Eleven at 3 p.m. that afternoon.
He also met his daughter, Finnegan, in Philadelphia for lunch and wired her $1,500 afterward.
The next morning, on October 12, Hunter Biden received an email from his accountant indicating he had received $550,000 from Burisma paid to his Owasco account from the Ukrainian energy firm Burisma that was supposed to be paid to his business partner, Devon Archer.
The accountant noted that Hunter Biden owed $600,000 in personal taxes and another $204,000 to Owasco.
Hunter Biden purchased the 38-caliber handgun during a trip to a nearby AT&T store after he lost one of his cell phones.
Two weeks later, Hunter Biden went into a rage with Hallie Biden, accusing her of telling the FBI that was investigating the gun purchase that he was an “abusive pedophile with homicidal tendencies.”
Despite all of the evidence, the Justice Department has slow-walked charging Hunter Biden as his legal defense could prove embarrassing to his father President Joe Biden’s gun control efforts. Gun rights advocates have called the president’s refusal to treat his next of kin the way he hopes to treat other gun law violators hypocrisy.
An opinion writer for 19FortyFive, John Rossomando was a senior analyst for Defense Policy and served as Senior Analyst for Counterterrorism at The Investigative Project on Terrorism for eight years. His work has been featured in numerous publications such as The American Thinker, The National Interest, National Review Online, Daily Wire, Red Alert Politics, CNSNews.com, The Daily Caller, Human Events, Newsmax, The American Spectator, TownHall.com, and Crisis Magazine. He also served as senior managing editor of The Bulletin, a 100,000-circulation daily newspaper in Philadelphia, and received the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors first-place award for his reporting.