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Joe Biden’s Niece Has Court Date For DUI Charges Pushed To After The Election

Rules for thee, but not for me.

Joe Biden’s niece will finally appear in court after she was ­busted on drugged-driving charges in Pennsylvania, but there’s a catch.

Her arraignment has been set for Nov. 4 — one day after the presidential election.

How convenient.

Caroline Biden, the daughter of Joe’s brother James Biden, was arrested in August 2019. Her DUI case has been dragged out for over a year.

“I find it unusual that it would be that far into the future,” Mike Gottlieb, a Norristown attorney with experience in DUI cases, told the New York Post.

As noted by the Post, Biden’s legal team had some good breaks to delay the case:

Biden’s case was first brought before Magisterial District Judge Henry J. Schireson in September 2019, where she received a preliminary arraignment. She was released without posting bail.

Progress, however, was repeatedly delayed due to requests for continuances by her legal team. The courts then shut down completely between March and July during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

When Caroline Biden does face her next judge, it will be a friendly face in the form of Wendy Rothstein, a registered Democrat and partner at the law firm of Fox Rothschild.

In recent years Rothstein has been an active Democratic donor, FEC records show.

Rothstein ponied up $1,350 for Chelsea Clinton’s mother-in-law, Marjorie Margolies, in 2013-14 for a failed reboot of her congressional career.

The Post report also notes that the case is in Montgomery County, which is a very blue area.

Kevin Steele, the district attorney, is also a Democrat.

“The case hasn’t come before me yet. I don’t know anything about it,” Rothstein told The Post.

Caroline Biden was busted around noon on Aug. 24, 2019, after she drove her 2008 Toyota Tacoma into a tree, according to court documents, the Daily Mail reported.

Officer Jeffrey Seamans, who responded to the scene, found “Biden had difficulty focusing on the conversation.”

Police reportedly found pill bottles for carisoprodol and lorazepam, both of which are controlled substances, in Caroline Biden’s car at the time of the wreck.

“It was officer Seamans’ opinion that Biden was under the influence of an intoxicating substance to such a degree that she was incapable of safely operating a motor vehicle,” the affidavit reads.

“If convicted of this offense, the mandatory minimum sentence is 72 hours in jail, a fine of at least $1,000 and a one-year license suspension & ignition interlock,” Mark Bergstrom, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing told The Post. On the upper end, the niece could face six months in the slammer.

“Ms. Biden’s matter is a routine first offense DUI in which she is receiving no special considerations,” John McMahon, a lawyer for Caroline Biden told The Post.