WASHINGTON — President Trump stated Friday he hoped the sexual assault allegations towards Joe Biden are false, and would reserve judgment about whether or not his presumptive Democratic opponent sexually assaulted his former Senate staffer Tara Reade in 1993.
“Look, he’s acquired to struggle that battle. I’ve had battles too the place I’ve had false accusations many occasions,” Trump informed “Fox & Buddies” when requested if he believed Biden ought to drop out of the 2020 presidential race.
“I don’t know if it’s false or not, I imply Joe’s gonna have to have the ability to show no matter he has to show, or she has to show it, however that’s a battle he has to struggle,” he continued.
“I’ve had many false accusations made, I can let you know that, many, and possibly it’s a false accusation, frankly, I hope it’s for his sake,” he stated.
In her first televised interview on Thursday, Reade informed Megyn Kelly that she believed the 77-year-old ex-veep and former Delaware senator ought to exit the race as a result of he “shouldn’t be working on character.”
She additionally stated she would take a lie detector check if Biden himself did so.
Reade has accused Biden of pinning her up towards a wall earlier than reaching below her skirt and sexually assaulting her when she labored as a workers assistant in his workplace within the early 1990s.
Biden has vehemently denied the fees, saying the incident by no means occurred.
The scandal threatens to derail Biden’s marketing campaign, with witnesses and proof supporting Reade’s allegations persevering with to mount.