ICYMI: Cunningham Ducks Questions From Washington Times About Sexual Assault Allegations Against Biden

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RALEIGH, N.C. - Despite being a past advocate for the #MeToo movement, Cal Cunningham yesterday “didn’t respond to a request for comment” from the Washington Times when asked about his silence on Tara Reade’s allegations that Joe Biden sexually assaulted her. After Biden’s disaster of an interview on MSNBC this morning that raised more questions than it answered, will Cunningham finally speak out about Reade's claims, and does he still “support the Democratic ticket” in light of her allegations?  

Read more from the Washington Times below. 

Republicans weaponize Biden allegation against down-ticket Democrats
Seth McLaughlin
The Washington Times
April 30, 2020

In the North Carolina race for Senate, one of a handful that will decide control of the upper chamber, Democratic candidate Cal Cunningham has proudly touted his support of the #MeToo movement.

That makes his silence on Mr. Biden untenable, said North Carolina Republican Party spokeswoman Sasha Duncan.

“His handling of Tara Reade’s allegations is just further evidence that Cal Cunningham has no core convictions,” she said, adding that Mr. Cunningham backed the pro-women #MeToo movement only when it was politically advantageous.

The Cunningham campaign didn’t respond to a request for comment.