Skip to comments.Ocasio-Cortez: Biden allegation 'not clear cut'
Posted on 05/07/2020 6:42:50 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) addressed the sexual assault allegation faced by former Vice President Joe Biden (D) during an interview with NPR on Thursday, explaining that it was not a "clear cut" situation for Democrats.
Questioned on what she wanted to see happen in response to Tara Reade's allegation of a 1993 assault, which Biden has publicly denied, the New York lawmaker noted that Reade herself had not called on Democrats to abandon their support of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
"It's very difficult because this is a hyper-politicized zone, right? Instead of focusing on her account, instead of focusing on her story as a survivor, people are fast-forwarding to the political implications. 'Do you want Trump to win? Will you be voting for Joe Biden?' And that denies justice in this situation," Ocasio-Cortez said.
"I think a lot of what we can look for is, look at the aims that the survivor is asking for. And while a lot of folks, again, are trying to jump to the political implications, she has never explicitly said, 'don't vote for Joe Biden,'" Ocasio-Cortez said. "She hasn't explicitly said anything in terms of a political remedy that she wants. If anything, it sounds like she simply wants to be heard."
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Its wrong, Biden said. And, it will be put to a quick end in January 2021, because as president, Ill be right where I always have been throughout my career on the side of survivors, who deserve to have their voices heard, their claims taken seriously and investigated, and their rights upheld.
Blasey Ford was clear cut nonsense, and look what that put us through.
I don’t want this to hurt Biden. He needs to be the candidate during the debates. :)
Her hypocrisy stinks.
Buy your popcorn now, like everything else there will probably be a shortage just prior to the debates.
What has happened is the media fast-forwarded to the political implications. "OMG. This could cause Trump to win. It might stop people from voting for Joe Biden!"
So, no media coverage. It's been debunked, you know.
Much more evidence for Reade’s allegation than there was for Ballsy Ford.
Plant a big wet kiss on Sleepy Joe, Alex...
There must be war as a result
There can be no coexistence
So Blasey Ford could not remember when it happened, where it happened, didn’t tell anyone, but claims she was so traumatized she installed a 2nd door in her house....
Tara Reade filed a complaint, told her friends and her mother, and there is corroborating evidence including (among other things) a recording of her MOTHER talking about it on Larry King radio show shortly after it happened.
Someone should ask her what she wants.
But the minute that she says "Don't vote for Biden", the argument from the Democrats then becomes, "See, she's just doing it for political purposes ..."
Somehow, I seriously doubt that AOC has EVER been the subject of a sexual assault-—of any degree.
Well I think her answer will be Justice.No one listened to her and now he is running for President.She deserves to have a voice and a hearing should be called.
I don’t know about that. From the neck down she’s not half bad.
Everything from the neck up is a no-go though...crazy eyes, horse teeth, annoying voice and personality.
But working in a bar I’m sure she got plenty of attention and probably did better for herself by speaking as little as possible.
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