U.S presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden Jr, has denied sexually assaulting former staff Tara Reade in 1993, he called on the National Archives to release any document related to the allegation. Saying “They aren’t true. This never happened,”
In a phone interview with TIME on May 1, Reade said she had no comment on Biden’s Morning Joe appearance but described her decision to come forward.
“It’s been really excruciating coming forward about Joe Biden. He was my boss, and I really liked him, and I liked what he represented,” Reade says. “When that sexual assault happened, it was devastating. I mean, he was like my father’s age. He was my boss. And I felt, for some reason when it happened, at that time, because of what he said to me, I felt somehow I brought it on.”
Here’s what we know about Reade’s allegations against Biden:
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