A former staffer who accused Joe Biden of sexual assault has defected to Moscow, telling state media that she felt “safe” in Russia and would seek citizenship there.
Tara Reade, who drew headlines during the 2020 presidential race by accusing then-candidate Biden of sexually harassing and assaulting her, said she decided to go to Russia after receiving threats in the US.
Biden has strongly denied Reade’s allegations, and no ex-Biden staffer has come forward to say they ever witnessed or heard about any kind of sexual misconduct in his Senate office.
New details emerge on Reade's exit from Biden's office 04:43 - Source: CNN.
In an interview with MSNBC in 2020, Biden said he is “saying unequivocally, it never, never happened.
Reade later faced credibility questions of her own including about her education and other credentials.
Reade said that “this illusion of Russia as an enemy is propagated by a few Washington elites who are determined to cause problems. »