Democrats strike the same chord on new allegation of inappropriate behavior against Joe Biden: 'I believe Lucy Flores'

Business Insider | 3/30/2019 | Joe Perticone
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Former Vice President Joe Biden has come under fire after Lucy Flores wrote an op-ed about a time he allegedly kissed her head and made her feel uncomfortable.

Democratic presidential candidates have begun to weigh in on the controversy as Biden mulls jumping into the 2020 race.

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More Democrats are weighing in on allegations that former Vice President Joe Biden inappropriately kissed the back of a former Nevada state assemblywoman's head and made her feel uncomfortable in 2014.

While Democrats are calling on Biden to directly address the allegations, they have so far withheld from saying he should not run for president in 2020, an endeavor he is currently considering and mulling over with advisers.

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First to address the controversy was Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said Biden "needs to give an answer" for the accusations made by Flores, who at the time was the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor of Nevada.

Warren said "I believe Lucy Flores," but stopped short of saying Biden should not run for president, instead leaving that decision up to him.

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In addition to Warren, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro chimed in on Biden's predicament on Saturday, talking to reporters at a campaign stop in Iowa.

"I believe Lucy Flores," Castro said echoing Warren's response. "I believe that the vice president put a statement...
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