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Biden Says He'll Be More 'Mindful And Respectful' Of Personal Space

The former vice president released a video on his Twitter in response to allegations of inappropriate interactions with women.
Posted at 7:43 AM, Apr 04, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden said, "I've worked my whole life to empower women. I've worked my whole life to prevent abuse, I've written, and so the idea, that I can't adjust to the fact that personal space is important, more important than it's ever been, is just not thinkable. I will. I will."

Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video Wednesday, saying he will be more "mindful and respectful" of personal space.

This comes on the heels of accusations from multiple women who say he touched them in a way that made them uncomfortable.

The accusations started last week when former Nevada politician Lucy Flores spoke out about an incident in 2014. She says Biden smelled her hair and kissed the back of her head. Since then, six more women have come forward.

After Biden released the video, Flores said in a statement that while she was glad he acknowledged how his behavior has made women feel, he has still not apologized.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN