Nancy Pelosi ‘satisfied’ with Biden’s response to sex assault allegation
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended Joe Biden after being asked about a sexual assault allegation made by a former Senate staffer against the presumptive Democratic nominee.
Asked during a Thursday morning appearance on CNN whether it was time for Biden to address Tara Reade’s allegation himself, Pelosi (D-Calif.) maintained her support for the former vice president.
“I have great sympathy for any women who bring forth an allegation. I’m a big, strong supporter of the MeToo movement. I think it’s been, it’s made a great contribution to our country, and I do support Joe Biden. I’m satisfied with how he has responded,” the highest-ranking House Democrat said.
Pressed further on whether Biden should personally respond, rather than just his campaign denying the…