The candidate for the election of the President of the United States, Biden, accused of sexual harassment

WASHINGTON: Former Vice President of the United States and Democratic Party Presidential Candidate Joe Biden The former aide accused him of sexually assaulting her in the early 1990s when he was a senator.

Tara Reade, a California native, accused Biden of assaulting her in the basement of a Capitol Hill office building in the spring of 1993. She also filed a police report last Thursday that said she was the victim of a sexual assault. by an unknown person, according to foreign media reports.

In a statement, Biden's deputy campaign manager and communications director said the former vice president devoted his public life to changing the culture and laws around violence against women, signaling his work by approving the.

She said that he firmly believes that women have the right to be heard, and to be respected, but added: Such claims should also be diligently reviewed by an independent press.

Previously in the Democratic primaries, Biden had also faced allegations of unwanted contact by several women, who said they were uncomfortable with hugs, hands, and other actions.