Biden's son convicted of federal gun charges

US media outlets have reported that a federal jury has convicted Hunter Biden, the second son of President Joe Biden, of lying about his drug use to buy a gun.

This is the first time that a child of a sitting US president has been convicted of a crime.

Hunter Biden will be sentenced at a later date.

Attention is focused on what effects the conviction will have on Joe Biden's re-election bid in the presidential race.