Allegations of sexual assault have come to light during Bernie sanders campaign. You know the thing that liberals claim only conservative white men do. But in todays climate it seems to happen more and more in liberal Hollywood and amongst liberal politicians.
CNN’s Anderson Cooper asks Bernie Sanders about alleged sexual misconduct that happened on his campaign: “Just to be clear, you seemed to indicate that you did not know at the time about the allegations. Is that correct?”
Sanders responds: “Uh, yes. I was a little bit busy…” pic.twitter.com/7p55F1PxA7
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) January 3, 2019
FoxNews reports In an interview Wednesday night, Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed he was too “busy” to know about the bombshell sexual misconduct allegations that internally rocked his 2016 presidential campaign, even as he apologized to any women who had not been “treated appropriately.”
Sanders, widely considered a possible candidate for president again in 2020, was responding to a question from CNN anchor Anderson Cooper hours after a report Wednesday in The New York Times outlined what one former Sanders delegate called an “entire wave of rotten sexual harassment that seemingly was never dealt with.”
The paper also included numerous complaints that women on the campaign were paid less than men and were frequently forced into inappropriate and uncomfortable situations.
Asked by Cooper whether he was unaware of the accusations, Sanders sarcastically replied: “Uh, yes. I was a little bit busy running around the country, trying to make the case.” He then appeared to smile.
Sanders, who caucuses with Senate Democrats and ran for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, added afterwards: “I certainly apologize to any woman who felt that she was not treated appropriately, and of course, if I run, we will do better next time.”
In one instance, according to The Times, Sanders’ then-director of Latino outreach, Bill Velazquez, allegedly joked about a sexual harassment allegation made by a subordinate while the two worked on the Sanders campaign.
The subordinate, Latino outreach strategist Giulianna Di Lauro, claimed she told Velazquez in February 2016 that a campaign surrogate, game show host Marco Antonio Regil, repeatedly touched her in…