Memoir Contradicts Biden’s Claim of Having ‘Believed’ Anita Hill ‘From the Beginning’

Washington Free Beacon | 4/29/2019 | Haris Alic
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BY: Haris Alic

The late Sen. Arlen Specter's (Pa.) memoir contradicts Joe Biden's recent claim of having "believed" Anita Hill "from the beginning."

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During a recent appearance on ABC's The View to discuss his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Biden was confronted about his handling of the Supreme Court confirmation of Justice Clarence Thomas. Biden, who served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee between 1987 and 1995, has been criticized for not doing enough to prevent Thomas's ascension to the nation's highest court amid allegations of sexual harassment by Hill.

During the show, Biden dismissed the notion he "treated" Hill badly, saying he was "proud of his record" and it was important to "look at what [he] said and didn't say."

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"Not only didn't I vote for Clarence Thomas, I believed her from the beginning," Biden told the show's co-host Joy Behar. "I was against Clarence Thomas, I did everything in my power to defeat Clarence Thomas, and he won by the smallest margin anyone ever...
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