Prominent #MeToo lawyer drops Joe Biden sexual assault accuser as client

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Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer accusing Joe Biden of sexual assault, parted ways with her lawyer on Friday, just two weeks after hiring him.Douglas Wigdor, a prominent #MeToo attorney who counts some Harvey Weinstein victims among his clients, issued a brief statement saying that his firm “no longer represents” Reade.“Our decision, made on May 20, is by no means a reflection on whether then-Sen. Biden sexually assaulted Ms. Reade,” Wigdor said. “On that point, our view — which is the same view held by the majority of Americans, according to a Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll — has not changed.”…

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