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‘We never said it didn’t happen’: NYT says Biden campaign misrepresenting its article ‘absolving’ Biden of sexual assault

‘We never said it didn’t happen’: NYT says Biden campaign misrepresenting its article ‘absolving’ Biden of sexual assault

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Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s campaign says the sexual assault claim against him was disproven by a New York Times probe. Originally criticized for going too soft on Biden, the Times now says it never wrote off the allegation. Tara Reade, who worked for Biden’s Senate office in 1993, claims that Biden cornered her in the basement of a Capitol Hill office building and forced himself on her, penetrating her with his fingers against her will. Biden’s campaign has dismissed the allegations, and has circulated the talking points it’s using to counter them. Those talking points, revealed by Buzzfeed News on Tuesday, instruct campaign surrogates to refer back to a New York Times article published earlier this month, which the Biden campaign claims “found no pattern of sexual misconduct by Mr. Biden,” and concluded “this incident did not happen.” These points have been repeated almost verbatim by Biden’s supporters in recent days. Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams -…
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