Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) weighed in on former Nevada lawmaker Lucy Flores’ accusations that former Vice President Joe Biden inappropriately touched and kissed her in 2014.
Partial transcript as follows:
DURBIN: Well I can tell you that Joe Biden is a friend and a seasoned veteran when it comes to political campaigns. I know nothing about the allegations that i also read this morning as well, I think all of us should take such allegations seriously and with respect. I took Joe Biden’s statement to say just that exactly. So yes, I think he’s ready if that’s his decision to move forward in this presidential campaign.We have a spirited field of 15 or 16 candidates —
TODD: So this isn’t disqualifying?
DURBIN: Certainly one allegation is not disqualifying, but it should be taken seriously.
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