Gillibrand Says She Wants to 'Fight Back' on Trump Hate

Gillibrand Says She Wants to 'Fight Back' on Trump Hate

The comments followed Mr. Biden's first public appearance since the women began coming forward with stories about his touching, hugging and kissing that, while not characterized as sexual assault, made them uncomfortable.

Biden made a similar joke again after inviting some children of the attendees on stage and draping his arm around a boy.

"By the way, he gave me permission to touch him", Biden said to laughs from the crowd.

Flores wasn't impressed. She tweeted: "To make light of something as serious as consent degrades the conversation women everywhere are courageously trying to have".

"Even if I knew for certain I was going to run for president my intention from the beginning if I were to run would be the last person to announce", the former Vice President revealed. I'm not sorry for anything that I have ever done.

However, he noted that his intentions weren't what's important.

"I've never been disrespectful intentionally to a man or a woman", he said.

Biden, who is widely expected to enter the 2020 presidential race, has faced allegations from at least seven women that they were troubled by physical interactions with him.

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"There is no possibility any of those guys making millions of bucks on Wall Street, doing good work wherever they're doing it and doing very well, they could not function without the work you do". And he contended, "The vast majority of the members of the Democratic Party are still basically liberal-to-moderate Democrats in the traditional sense".

Whether they're women, men, young, old, it's the way I've always been and the way I've tried to show I care about them and I'm listening.

Two days earlier, he posted an online video in which he promised to stop invading people's personal space.

Biden is widely believed to be preparing to launch a 2020 bid for the presidency, and he remains at the top of most polls of Democratic voters.

Asked by a reporter if he was "the right messenger" for that, Trump responded "I think I am a very good messenger", adding that people "got a kick out of it".

"I think he's only a threat to himself", Trump said at the White House before departing on a trip to California.

After Biden's speech to the union workers Trump tweeted that they'll be voting for him instead.

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