Almost one month after former Joe Biden Senate staffer Tara Reade came forward with her credible claim of sexual assault against her by the then-senator, mainstream media outlets such as CNN have continued to deliberately ignore the story, as reported by Fox News.
Reade has gone public with her claim that Senator Biden assaulted her in 1993; after first making the claim last year alongside numerous other women accusing him of inappropriate touching, she recently filed a “criminal complaint” against Biden.
But after some initial coverage by outlets such as the New York Times and Washington Post, as well as networks like ABC and CBS, the story has been suppressed by the mainstream media. Biden himself has appeared on CNN at least three times since the story broke, with no mention of the allegations in any of his interviews, and no appearances by Reade.
The New York Times had recently published an article on the allegations, with one of the paper’s editors admitting that they made changes to the wording of the article after publication following complaints from the Biden campaign.
Reade and multiple others connected to her were interviewed by the Times. It was confirmed that Reade told at least one close friend about the assault in 1993, shortly after it happened. Her brother said he was also told about it, and several of the women interviewed by the Times who similarly claimed that Biden inappropriately touched them have defended Reade and admitted that they believe her claims.