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Why Hunter Biden sees his sobriety as key to keeping Donald Trump from winning

In a rare interview, Hunter Biden tells Axios that "we are in the middle of a fight for the future of democracy," and he sees his sobriety as crucial not only to his life but also to ensuring Donald Trump doesn't become president again.

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Why Hunter Biden sees his sobriety as key to keeping Donald Trump from winning
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    The big picture

    Biden privately has expressed worry that Republicans' daily attacks and the criminal prosecution of his son Hunter are taking a toll on his family.

    Exclusive: Hunter Biden sees his sobriety as key to keeping Trump from winning

    Exclusive: Hunter Biden sees his sobriety as key to keeping Trump from winning

    Hunter's actions during his struggles with addiction from 2013 to 2018, along with his foreign business dealings, will be at the center of his testimony behind closed doors Wednesday as he is questioned by the GOP-led House Oversight and Judiciary committees.

    Between the lines

    A slip by Hunter would weigh heavily on the president as he seeks re-election. Republicans and conservative tabloids have relished documenting Hunter's alcohol and drug addictions.

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    Barak Ravid is a political reporter and Middle East expert for Axios covering foreign policy and the 2024 election. He also writes for Walla News in Israel and is the author of "Trump's Peace."

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