Former Vice President and potential Democratic Presidential hopeful Joe Biden tweeted a video message to help explain and curb the growing crisis surrounding complaints from several women about his close physical contact.
In the message, he explained how he has always tried to make a “human connection” in politics but, social norms have changed and shifted and that he will be “more mindful about respecting personal space in the future.” He also said, “that’s my responsibility and I will meet it.”
Here is the video from former Vice President Joe Biden surrounding the controversy:
According to Business Insider, “Joe Biden’s team is reportedly blaming Bernie Sanders’ camp for the trickle of stories from women about inappropriate contact” however, Senator Sanders reportedly has denied it is behind these stories.
The public has yet to see how the recent allegations related to the #metoo movement would affect Joe Biden if he enters the presidential race however, polls still show the former Vice President in first place. More to come…