"He was there to promote me as the right person for the lieutenant governor job".
A CT woman said Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her at a 2009 political fundraiser, becoming the second person in three days to accuse the former vice president of unwanted physical contact as he considers a White House run.
On Friday, former Nevada assemblywoman Lucy Flores recalled a 2014 campaign event where Biden approached her from behind, smelled her hair and kissed her head.
"I've had concerns about the #MeToo movement from the beginning, about getting to this place where you can't have normal interactions with each other".
Reacting on "Outnumbered", Mike Huckabee said Democrats have "put themselves in a box" with how they handled past accusations of sexual misconduct, such as those against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation process. What we need to hear from Biden is that he understands why he made women uncomfortable. In a New York Magazine essay, she said Biden crossed a line when he placed his hands on her shoulders and kissed the back of her head. "So, as the sole owner of my story, it is high time that I reclaim it - from strangers, Twitter, the pundits and the late-night hosts", Carter wrote in a Medium post.
Several women came to Biden's defense on Monday, including Stephanie Carter, seen with Biden at the swearing-in of her husband, former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. "I was mortified. I thought to myself, "I didn't wash my hair today and the vice-president of the United States is smelling it".
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Senior White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, on "Fox News Sunday", ridiculed the former vice president as out of touch. Flores did not say yes or no, but that "everybody else" would have to decide "given the totality of everything that he has done, if they believe that this is someone that they want to support in the Democratic primary if he gets in". She described it as Biden's "big problem here, because he calls it affection and handshakes".
A still image from the scene captured the moment when Biden was close enough that his nose seemed to graze her hair. I couldn't move and I couldn't say anything. "I will fight to build on the work I've done in my career to end violence against women and ensure women are treated with the equality they deserve".
Karen Finney, a Democratic strategist who worked on Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, said Biden's team needs to answer a key question before launching a White House bid: "Do they feel confident in their ability to understand this electorate and campaign in 2020, which is already different than 2016?"
Lappos, who provided Fox News with photos she said shows herself and Biden at the event, charged that the episode occurred inside the Greenwich home of an affordable housing developer, and that Himes was not present at the time. "And not once - never - did I believe I acted inappropriately". And what's happening to Biden now could happen next to Bernie Sanders.
"Well, I think that's a decision for the vice president to make". I was embarrassed. I was shocked. There is a Spanish saying, "tragame tierra", it means, "earth, swallow me whole".
"By the time then-Vice President Biden had arrived, he could sense I was uncharacteristically nervous - and quickly gave me a hug", she wrote.
Biden still leads most early polls, buoyed by broad name recognition and the goodwill he generated during eight years as President Barack Obama's No. 2.