As Joe Biden was slowly working his way toward the White House in 2020, there was a great deal of discussion about his family, and what sort of influence they may be on him in the Oval Office.
Of particular concern was Biden’s son Hunter, who was already linked to a controversial contract in Ukraine, a mysterious laptop full of downright disturbing content, and more.
Now emerges another strange tale involving Hunter Biden, the Secret Service, a handgun, and a trash can outside of a super market.
On Oct. 23, 2018, President Joe Biden’s son Hunter and daughter in law Hallie were involved in a bizarre incident in which Hallie took Hunter’s gun and threw it in a trash can behind a grocery store, only to return later to find it gone.
Delaware police began investigating, concerned that the trash can was across from a high school and that the missing gun could be used in a crime, according to law enforcement officials and a copy of the police report obtained by POLITICO.
There are new reports that the Secret Service may have even been involved in the incident.
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But a curious thing happened at the time: Secret Service agents approached the owner of the store where Hunter bought the gun and asked to take the paperwork involving the sale, according to two people, one of whom has firsthand knowledge of the episode and the other was briefed by a Secret Service agent after the fact.
The gun store owner refused to supply the paperwork, suspecting that the Secret Service officers wanted to hide Hunter’s ownership of the missing gun in case it were to be involved in a crime, the two people said. The owner, Ron Palmieri, later turned over the papers to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, which oversees federal gun laws.
And it gets stranger…
The Secret Service says it has no record of its agents investigating the incident, and Joe Biden, who was not under protection at the time, said through a spokesperson he has no knowledge of any Secret Service involvement.
The issue being that if the Secret Service were intervening on behalf of the Biden family, this would constitute a major breach in law enforcement policy, and could be subject to investigation by state authorities.
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