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Hunter Biden’s ‘sugar brother’ Kevin Morris told associates he’s ‘completely tapped out’ as trials approach

Hunter Biden’s so-called “sugar brother” Kevin Morris has told colleagues he can’t afford the costly legal costs of his eldest son, who is scheduled to go to trial in two trials starting next month.

“The reason Kevin got involved financially in the first place was because he judged that no one would help Hunter,” said a person close to a Hollywood entertainment lawyer. told Politico.

“Four and a half years later, there is still no help and Kevin is completely unemployed,” the source added. “So when Hunter faces two criminal trials starting in a few weeks, he doesn’t have the resources. It’s pretty dire.”

Mr. Morris, who made a fortune representing the creators of the television series “South Park,” made the loan to the president’s 54-year-old son. Over $6.5 million Ever since I met him at a political fundraising event in late 2019.

Hunter Biden’s so-called “sugar brother” Kevin Morris (left) told colleagues he can’t afford his eldest son’s mounting legal costs. Getty Images

The 60-year-old attorney made the admission on January 18 during a hearing before the House Ways and Means, Oversight, and Judiciary Committees as part of the presidential impeachment inquiry. Paying ‘various attorneys’ on behalf of Hunter Biden.

Morris declined to tell lawmakers exactly how much he spent on his eldest son’s legal fees, citing attorney-client privilege.

Biden faces three felony charges in a federal gun case in Delaware and is scheduled to go to trial on June 3.

The embattled eldest son has a June 20 court date set in California, where he faces nine charges related to tax evasion.

Mr. Morris’ financial constraints pose a “huge problem” for Mr. Hunter’s defense, sources told Politico, citing concerns about how expert witnesses will be paid.

Hunter Biden and his wife Melissa Cohen attend the opening night of an art exhibit at the Georges Bergès Gallery in SoHo. Morris (behind Biden) helped sell the president’s son’s paintings. Steven Yang

According to Politico, on Tuesday, Hunter’s attorney, Abby Lowell, told the judge overseeing the Delaware gun case that he and his team will retain expert witnesses to testify on various issues in the case. He reportedly said that the start of the trial should be postponed because he was struggling. .

Rowell said three experts had “tentatively agreed” to participate, but details were still being worked out.

He also claimed that the defense’s “resources” were being strained by having to prepare for back-to-back trials on two different coasts.

The embattled eldest son has a June 20 court date set in California, where he faces nine charges related to tax evasion. Washington Post (via Getty Images)

The judge refused to change the start date of Delaware’s trial.

Hunter has pleaded not guilty to all charges in both cases.

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