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


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attorney who counts some Harvey Weinstein victims among his clients, issued a brief statement saying that his firm “no longer represents” Reade.“Our decision, made on May 20, is by no means a reflection on whether then-Sen.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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