Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren says Joe Biden ‘needs to answer’ for inappropriate touching allegations.
Warren has responded to a recent accusation that former Vice President Joe Biden, who is rumored to be considering a run for president inappropriately kissed and touched a Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores during a 2014 campaign event.
Elizabeth Warren says she read the Biden story: “I believe Lucy Flores.” pic.twitter.com/iBr1dbuW3r
— Iowa Starting Line (@IAStartingLine) March 30, 2019
First real shots fired of campaign. Warren says she believes Lucy Flores who accused Biden of inappropriate behavior.
Asked if he should run, Warren: “That’s for Joe Biden to decide.”
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) March 30, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Saturday said former Vice President Joe Biden needs to provide an answer to allegations he inappropriately touched a Nevada politician at an event in 2014.
Lucy Flores, the former Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor of Nevada, made the allegations against Biden in an essay for The Cut, an arm of New York magazine, writing that Biden made her feel “uneasy, gross, and confused” in 2014 when, at a campaign rally in Nevada, she said he kissed her on the back of the head. Biden does not recall any impropriety, a spokesman said.
“I felt him get closer to me from behind. He leaned further in and inhaled my hair. I was mortified,” Flores wrote, adding that she wondered why the then-vice president had come that close to her. “He proceeded to plant a big slow kiss on the back of my head. My brain couldn’t process what was happening. More
The fact that he didn’t know that this was “inappropriate behavior” is pretty damning, too. The man is 76 years old.
— Margarita (@Blancanieve72) March 31, 2019
OK, we’ve done like four posts already on this Joe Biden hair-sniffing thing, but in case you missed it, Nevada Democrat Lucy Flores — a very active Bernie Sanders supporter — published a piece in The Cut accusing Biden of sniffing her hair and kissing her on the back of the neck, making her very uncomfortable.
Was this some oppo research designed to boost Sanders’ chances against Biden, who’s just ahead of him in most Democratic polls? Or is Elizabeth Warren just taking advantage and cementing her “Believe Women” credentials at the same time? More
— ????????❤️Exo1414⚾️❌ (@Exo14142) March 31, 2019
Joe Biden’s history of unwanted touching threatens to alienate women if he runs for president – Los Angeles Times https://t.co/xDmzOAC5ng
— Jackson Maine (@JacksonMaine333) March 31, 2019
— World-Wide News (@kencampbell66) March 31, 2019
For the first time in my lifetime, the Democrats are operating without a preplanned script, they don’t have a list of chosen candidates and it’s each person desperately trying to claw their way to the top. Are they are going to destroy each other in the process?