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Joe Biden’s former Senate aide Tara Reade says she was sexually assaulted by Biden during her time working for him.
Now she’s willing to testify under oath.
With the Republican takeover of the House, Reade is calling for an investigation.
Reade claims that Biden pinged her against a wall and reached under her clothing before sexually violating her. She filed a police report, but says a thorough investigation never occurred.
When the assault allegedly occurred, Reade says her mother called into “Larry King Live” and asked host Larry King what her daughter could do other than go to the press.
On national television, her mother confirmed the “problem” occurred with a “prominent Senator.” Watch:
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In recent years, Reade has spoken out about the alleged sexual assault on the Today Show, Megyn Kelly show, and various other outlets.
Reade’s mother said, “I’m wondering what a staffer would do besides go to the press in Washington?”
“My daughter has just left there, after working for a prominent senator, and could not get through with her problems at all, and the only thing she could have done was go to the press, and she chose not to do it out of respect for him,” she added.
King responded, “In other words, she had a story to tell but, out of respect for the person she worked for, she didn’t tell it?”
“That’s true,” Reade’s mother allegedly said.
The sexually assaulted allegedly happened by then-Sen. Joe Biden in 1993.
“It would be a very different thing, if I could testify under oath,” Reade explained, adding that she would “provide whatever information [Congress] needed and [Congress] could ask me whatever questions they wanted.”
“I think we need to have the conversation, instead of me being erased, and other women that were erased that tried to come forward,” Reade said.
More from Daily Caller:
Interns and others that worked alongside Reade in Biden’s Senate office denied knowing that any sexual misconduct took place between Reade and Biden, the New York Times reported in 2020, citing interviews with the former staffers. She could also not remember some details about the incident, including the exact time, date and location, according to the outlet.
Biden’s staffers who worked with Reade at the time, including aide Dennis Toner, chief of staff Ted Kaufman and executive assistant Marianne Baker, all denied that Reade came forward to them about the alleged sexual assault.