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I'll be more carefully in future

former US Vice-President Joe Biden has said after the harassment allegations, to behave in the future, "attentive". "Social norms are changing. I understan

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I'll be more carefully in future

former US Vice-President Joe Biden has said after the harassment allegations, to behave in the future, "attentive". "Social norms are changing. I understand that," said the 76-Year-old in a Video he published on Wednesday on Twitter. In politics, it was to him always a question of "Connections" people. "But I will in the future be more attentive when it comes to respect the personal space," said Biden.

Last week, had accused two women, the former Deputy of Barack Obama, to have improper behavior. The 39-year-old politician Lucy Flores said, Biden gave her during a joint campaign appearance in Nevada in 2014, a "thick, slow kiss" on the back of the head. Another woman reported that democratic politicians have them touch in 2009, at an event at the head.

"connection"

Biden said in his Video that he tried in his political career, always, "connecting to people". "I think this is my duty – I shake hands, I hug people," said Biden. In this way, he attempts to show women and men, young and Old, "that I am interested in you, and that I listen to," he added. He had now understood, however, that had changed the "borders for the protection of personal space".

On Sunday had Biden or the speaker tell that his conduct had been from his point of view, never inappropriate. In his political career, he had distributed countless "handshakes, hugs, and other signs of Affection". He believed that his behaviour is inappropriate.

Biden had already given earlier in a different context, its inclination to the body contact could be in times of #MeToo-the movement for the Problem. Biden was from 2009 to 2017 Vice-President. He is considered a possible contender for the presidential nomination of the US Democrats in the year 2020. Officially has not commented but. (chk/AFP)

Created: 04.04.2019, 03:33 PM

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