Tara Reade says she’ll take a polygraph test — however solely if Joe Biden does.
“I’ll take one if Joe Biden takes one,” Reade says within the newest clip teasing her new interview with Megyn Kelly, through which she additionally says she would testify beneath oath about her sexual assault accusations towards the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
Reade has accused Biden of pinning her towards a wall and sexually assaulting her when she was one of his staffers in 1993, a declare he has denied.
In an earlier teaser-clip from the not-yet-published interview, Reade says Biden ought to withdraw from the 2020 race, conceding, “However he gained’t.’
Within the newest clip launched Thursday, Kelly asks Reade if she would testify beneath oath and take a polygraph test, as had one other history-making intercourse assault accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, who tried to derail the Supreme Court docket nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.
“A few of those that supported [Blasey Ford] however now have discovered a purpose to not help you say, nicely, she was beneath oath. Would you go beneath oath?” Kelly asks Reade, who responds, “Completely.”
“They are saying, ‘nicely, she subjected herself to cross examination,’” Kelly continues. “Would you do this?”
“Completely,” Reade solutions.
“In addition they level out that she took a polygraph, managed by somebody on her crew. Is that one thing you wish to do?”
“I’m not a legal,” Reade solutions. “Joe Biden ought to take the polygraph.
“What sort of precedent does that set, for survivors of violence?” Reade says.
“Does that imply we’re presumed responsible, and all of us should take polygraphs? So I’ll take one if Joe Biden takes one.
“However I’m not a legal.”