Former Vice President and potential Democratic front-runner Joe Biden spoke publicly Friday on a series of allegations that the top Obama aide acted “inappropriately” over the course of his political career.
Biden was speaking to a crowd of union workers when he was asked to weigh-in on accusations he made multiple people uncomfortable by routinely violating their personal space.
Former VP Biden says he "wouldn't be surprised" if more women come forward about uncomfortable interactions: "I'm sorry I didn't understand more. I'm not sorry for any of my intentions." pic.twitter.com/YcH8Wy1Qhs
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 5, 2019
“I’m not sorry for any of my intentions. I’m not sorry for anything that I have ever done. I have never been disrespectful intentionally to a man or a woman. So that’s not the reputation I’ve had since I was in high school, for God’s sakes,” said Biden.
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BIDEN SPEAKS: Joe Biden Vows to Be ‘Respectful,’ Says ‘Social Norms Are Changing’
Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed the American people Wednesday afternoon after a series of allegations were made against the top Obama aide for “inappropriate” behavior; saying “social norms are changing.”
“Social norms are changing. I understand that, and I’ve heard what these women are saying. Politics to me has always been about making connections, but I will be more mindful about respecting personal space in the future. That’s my responsibility and I will meet it,” posted Biden on social media.
Social norms are changing. I understand that, and I’ve heard what these women are saying. Politics to me has always been about making connections, but I will be more mindful about respecting personal space in the future. That’s my responsibility and I will meet it. pic.twitter.com/Ya2mf5ODts
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) April 3, 2019
Biden is widely expected to launch his presidential campaign in the coming days; leading fellow Democrats by “double-digits” according to recent polls.
BIDEN: 'I am the Most Qualified Person in the Country to be President’
Former Vice President Joe Biden took one-step closer to announcing a potential bid for the White House in 2020 this week; telling a packed crowd in Montana that he is “the most qualified person in the country to be president.”
Biden was speaking with supporters Monday when he weighed-in on a potential run against President Trump; saying issues most important to American voters are the “issues that he’s worked on his whole life.”
“I think I’m the most qualified person in the country to be president. The issues that we face as a country today are the issues that I’ve worked on my whole life,” said the former Vice President.
“No one doubts what I say; the problem is I sometimes say all that I mean,” Biden added. “The question is what kind of nation are we becoming? We can’t have four more years.”
President Trump called a potential showdown with Biden a “dream” during in an interview with CBS earlier this year; adding” “Look, Joe Biden ran three times. He never got more than 1 percent, and President Obama took him out of the garbage heap, and everybody was shocked that he did.”
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