Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-Wis., sparked outrage from Democrats on Thursday when he used a hearing on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to ask why Hunter Biden had not been charged with allegedly lying on a gun transaction form.
At a hearing titled “ATF’s Assault on the Second Amendment: When is Enough Enough?,” Tiffany asked Rob Wilcox, Senior Director of Policy for Everytown for Gun Safety, about an incident related to a firearm purchase by President Biden’s son in 2018.
“If a person lies on ATF Form 4473 and is a user of unlawful drugs, you can get between five and 10 years for that. Is that correct? Is that your understanding?,” he asked.
Wilcox corrected Tiffany to say that the sentence was now up to 15 years.
President Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, step off Air Force One at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, N.Y., on Feb. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
“Why hasn’t Hunter Biden been prosecuted for the crime that he committed?” Tiffany said, sparking noise from the hearing room. Read more…