Do you believe Joe Biden's defense against Tara Reade's sexual assault allegations? | The Tylt

Do you believe Joe Biden's defense against Tara Reade's sexual assault allegations?

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is being accused by former senate staffer Tara Reade of sexual assault back in 1995. Reade alleges Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993, describing the allegation to reporter Katie Halper in a podcast on March 25. Reade said she is willing to attest to what happened under oath, and friends and neighbors say they remember Reade telling them about the assault around the time it happened. Biden and his campaign deny that anything happened—many powerful Democratic allies like Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, as well as rising star Stacey Abrams are standing by their candidate. During an interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Biden explicitly denied the encounter ever happening. 

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For many people, it is simple. Biden has a history of getting uncomfortably close to women—there's an entire genre of meme photos dedicated to his hovering. In fact, Reade is not the only person accusing Biden–at last count, there are seven women who have spoken out against him for his behavior. 

Here are some more perspectives from those who side with Reade.

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However, Democratic allies are standing by Biden. They say Biden's record speaks for itself—he has championed rights and protection for women. As a whole, Biden has shown himself to be the leader America needs and he comes with the track record for it. Biden has been vetted many times over. He has lived his life in the public eye for several decades now. His every action has been scrutinized. In their eyes, there's no way Biden could have done something like this.

Here's what some of his supporters have said in his defense.

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Politics
Do you believe Joe Biden's defense against Tara Reade's sexual assault allegations?
A festive crown for the winner
#TaraReadeToldTheTruth
#BelieveInJoeBiden