Former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos says President Joe Biden’s uncomfortable physical treatment of her several years ago when she was in a wheelchair amounted to the proposed legal definition of sexual harassment.
DeVos discussed Biden’s new Title IX changes during an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Megyn Kelly Show,” sharing the “one encounter” she allegedly had with Biden that took place before he decided to run for president.
“I was in a wheelchair,” she told Megyn Kelly. “I was back stage after speaking, he came up to me, I had never met him before in my life, he came up to me, put his hands on my shoulders, and his forehead on my forehead for several seconds, and had conversation with me.”
The former secretary of education said that if Biden had behaved in that manner as a student on a college campus, “under his proposed rule, I would have a Title IX sexual harassment allegation to levy against him because of his conduct.”
“I heard from many students who had lesser encounters or lesser situations than what I had to encounter with him, and yet he wants this for college students, but will not acknowledge and agree to probes into allegations of much more egregious conduct on his part against other women,” she added.
Her remark appears to refer to Biden accuser Tara Reade, who said that Biden kissed her, touched her, and penetrated her with his fingers without her consent when she worked for him as a senate staffer in the 1990s. Biden has…