WATCH: Special counsel Weiss says no one ‘is above the law’ after Hunter Biden is convicted on federal gun charge

The special counsel appointed to investigate Hunter Biden says his conviction on federal gun crimes is a reminder that no one is above the law.

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David Weiss, U.S. Attorney for Delaware, spoke after a Delaware jury convicted Hunter Biden of three felonies Tuesday related to his purchase of a handgun in October 2018.

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“No one in this country is above the law,” Weiss said. “Everyone must be accountable for their actions.”

The jury deliberated for only three hours after a weeklong trial before declaring Hunter guilty of falsely denying on a federal gun purchase form that he was a drug addict when he bought the gun. Hunter also was found guilty of illegally possessing the gun as an unlawful user of drugs.

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