Well before Biden officially threw his hat in the ring, Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said two accusations of unwanted physical contact would not disqualify him from the race.
Former Vice President Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. "But I know they're all making me look very young, both in terms of age and in terms of energy". Hill herself has long made it clear that Biden had never apologized to her and that she still resented the way she was treated.
During a radio interview, Ocascio-Cortez said she would "support whoever the Democratic nominee is" - but she said she was less than thrilled by a potential Biden run.
"What I didn't want to do - I didn't want to, quote, invade her space", he said, adding that he finally chose to reach out after consulting with unnamed women's advocates.
Biden's announcement comes in the wake of allegations he has made women feel uncomfortable in their encounters. I have to be more cognizant.
Biden is paying special attention to Pennsylvania, a state that swung to Trump in 2016 after voting for Democratic presidential candidates for decades. Hill, now a professor of social policy, law, and women's studies at Brandeis University, told Elle magazine past year that she hadn't heard directly from him and that "there are more important things to me now than hearing an apology from Joe Biden". A Biden ticket would be viewed as a restoration of the dignity of the presidency while also looking to the future.
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Flores, a former Nevada state legislator, said she wants to force a discussion of how powerful men treat women, even as she affirms that her recollections of a 2014 encounter with Biden don't involve touching of a sexual or violent nature. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that has worked to reshape the party partly through primary challenges against moderate Democrats.
"I thought immediately that Joe Biden was running to be the divider-in-chief instead of the uniter-in-chief", he said, adding he was very disappointed with Biden's decision to bring up the "wound" opened by the events in Charlottesville. I'm sorry this happened.
Obama, through a spokesperson and a source close to his thinking, praised Biden but pointedly avoided endorsing him, saying the Democratic field is very diverse and he prefers to 'let the candidates make their cases directly to the voters'.
Pressed by the show's panel for an apology to his accusers, Biden would not entirely capitulate.