A former candidate of the Democrats in Nevada, Biden accused former Vice-President, Joe, of the inappropriate behavior in a 2014 campaign event.
A former candidate of the Democrats in Nevada, Biden accused former Vice-President, Joe, of inappropriate behavior during a 2014 campaign event.
Lucy Flores detailed the encounter in a piece you wrote for New York Magazine’s The Cut, which was released on Friday.
She claimed the incident occurred at a campaign event at the beginning of November 2014, when she tried, the state of the lieutenant governor. Biden appeared to help at the event, round out the support for the Democrats in Nevada, she wrote.
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Flores was in the line waiting to go on stage at the rally, when she claims, “felt two hands on my shoulders.”
“Why is the Vice-President of the United States me?” you remembers.
Flores claimed Biden sniffed, and her hair, “continue to plant a large kiss on the back of my head.”
The alleged incident left her motionless and triggered a variety of feelings, she said.
“The Vice-President of the United States of America touched only had me reserved in a more intimate way for close friends, family or a romantic ner,” Flores wrote, adding that to do that they “felt powerless to anything about it.”
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“Even if his behavior was not violent or sexual, it was demeaning and disrespectful,” she wrote. “I was not participating in the rally as his mentee, or even his friend; I was there as the best qualified person for the job.”
Flores said she relayed details of the alleged encounter, some of your team behind, but you wrote in the article that they had no intention of bring it on.
“It is enough of a transgression, when a man touches you and kisses you without consent, but does not rise to the level of what most people think of sexual assault?”, you wrote. “I did what most women do, and moved on with my life and my work.”
But Flores said they finally decided to speak, if you consider that a potential White house run, Biden was threatening to be rumored.
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In a statement to Fox News, spokesman Bill Russo said the former Vice-President “was in support of Biden” to talk to Flores 2014 campaign “in your name” in the rally.
“Neither then, nor in the years since, he has or of the employee to have with him at the time know that the woman, Flores, was at no time unpleasant, yet you have said remember what you describes,” the statement. “But Vice-President Biden believes that Ms. Flores has every right to use their own memories and reflections, and it is a change for the better in our society, that it has the ability to do this. He respected the woman of Flores as a strong and independent voice in our politics, and wish her only the best.”
Fox News’ Sally people who contributed to this report.