Video here. I watched this video and despite being no fan of Biden, I don't think a man ought to be accused of inappropriate/lewd conduct for engaging in what has historically been referred to as "friendly affectionate contact". I am pretty sure the new senator's wife was known to Biden and nothing about her body language conveys discomfort, at least not that I could see. Biden didn't do anything wrong here except of course be male. If the sexes were reversed, does anyone think this site would have trumpeted this rather innocuous event? Caption reads:
'Vice President Joe Biden got a little frisky with the wife of Senator Angus King at today's ceremonial swearing-in at the Capitol ...
Biden's hand remains on King's wife, Mary Herman, for at least 20 seconds, moving down her back and to the side of her chest.
The vice president has been in the Capitol today welcoming in the new Congress.'
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