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Melania Trump Ghosting Husband's Trial Is Compared To Hunter Biden's Wife 'Standing By Her Man'

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By Favour Adegoke on June 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM EDT
Updated on June 12, 2024 at 7:02 PM EDT

Hunter Biden's wife, Melissa Cohen-Biden, publicly reaffirmed her support for her husband by appearing in court with him, drawing stark comparisons to the tense and opposite scene that unfolded between Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump.

Trump was found guilty on all 34 counts of falsifying business records to hide hush money payments to former adult film star Stormy Daniels.

While some of Donald Trump's family members occasionally appeared in court during his trial, Melania Trump completely ghosted the courtroom and never shared a statement to defend him.

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Melania Trump's Trial Absence Gets Compared To Melissa Cohen-Biden's Supportive Court Appearances

Melissa Cohen Biden arrives at the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building in Wilmington, Delaware
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The President's son was found guilty on federal charges regarding his purchase of a gun in 2018, as he was alleged to have lied on documents about his drug use.

According to Newsweek, his wife displayed marital solidarity throughout his court appearances, entering the courtroom holding his hands.

Hunter and Melissa's display during his trial was a huge contrast to that of  Trump and Melania, as the former first lady snubbed him in court throughout his New York hush money trial.

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Melania Trump speaks to Donald Trump's supporters at a "Make America Great Again" campaign rally event on October 31, 2020 in Wapwallopen, PA.
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The billionaire politician has now made history as the first U.S. president to be convicted of a crime. However, his wife Melania has chosen not to speak on his ordeals or publicly share a remark in his support.

Trump's daughter, Ivanka, has also noticeably distanced herself from the trial, opting not to appear in court or share a comment.

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Melissa Cohen-Biden's Courtroom Appearances Were Lauded On Social Media

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Melissa's actions were also noted on social media, as some netizens praised her for supporting her husband through the legal procedure.

One X user wrote, "Hunter Biden's wife Melissa Cohen is a world-class hottie & unlike Melania, Melissa is standing by her man at his farcical gun application form trial."

Another person noted, "I love that Hunter Biden's wife not only shows up to court, but she also called a MAGA who's been harassing her man a 'Nazi piece of sh-t' and said that he didn't have any right to be there. In a world of Melania Trumps, be a Melissa Cohen-Biden."

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The Biden Family Showed Support For Hunter Through Out His Trial

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In the Delaware courtroom, Hunter was supported not only by his wife but also by other members of his family, both nuclear and extended.

Melissa sat as she watched his ex-wife and past lovers testify on his drug use, but that didn't deter her from showing up in court throughout the trial.

His stepmother and first lady, Dr. Jill Biden, also appeared in court for most of the trial and was seen hugging and stroking his cheek at some point during a short recess.

She was only absent from the trial on Thursday when she traveled to France with President Biden to commemorate D-Day. She returned to the U.S. and appeared in court the next day.

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Biden, on his part, did not appear in court as he's been away on official business but was seen hugging Hunter as he stepped off of Marine One late Tuesday afternoon.

He previously issued a public statement in support of his son, saying, "I am the President, but I am also a Dad. Jill and I love our son, and we are so proud of the man he is today."

Biden added, "As the President, I don't and won't comment on pending federal cases, but as a Dad, I have boundless love for my son, confidence in him, and respect for his strength."

Other supporters in court included President Biden's sister, Valerie Biden Owens, brother, James and his wife Sara Jones Biden, and long-time friend, lawyer Kevin Morris. Hunter's daughter, Naomi, also appeared in court and Testified about his drug use.

Hunter Biden Was Found Guilty On All Charges

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As reported by The Blast, Hunter was found guilty on all three federal felony gun charges, making him the first family member of a sitting president to be convicted of a crime during their father's term in office.

The date for his sentencing remains unscheduled, but the judge stated that it's usually set for 120 days after a verdict is reached. This means it'll likely happen before the November elections when President Biden faces his Republican rival, Donald Trump.

In a statement shared after his conviction, Hunter said he is "more grateful for the love and support" of his family than he is "disappointed by the outcome," while President Biden expressed support for his son in a statement and said he would "respect the judicial process."

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He faces up to 25 years in jail with a fine of up to $750,000, although it's unlikely he'll get the maximum sentencing since he's a first-time offender.

Donald Trump's Camp Reacts To Hunter Biden's Conviction

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Trump's campaign team has since reacted to Hunter's conviction, labeling it a "distraction."

"This trial has been nothing more than a distraction from the real crimes of the Biden Crime Family, which has raked in tens of millions of dollars from China, Russia, and Ukraine," Karoline Leavitt, the Trump campaign national press secretary, said in a statement.

"Crooked Joe Biden's reign over the Biden Family Criminal Empire is all coming to an end on November 5th, and never again will a Biden sell government access for personal profit," she added.

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