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Lawyer says he no longer represents
Biden accuser Tara Reade

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Posted By: IowaDad, 5/22/2020 3:12:14 PM

The lawyer representing Tara Reade, the ex-Senate staffer who has accused Joseph R. Biden of a 1993 sexual assault, said Friday she is no longer a client. “Our decision, made on May 20, is no by no means a reflection whether then-Senator Biden sexually assaulted Ms. Reade,” attorney Douglas Wigdor said in a statement. “On that, our view — which is the same view held by the majority of Americans, according to a Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll — has not changed,”


Believe her or not, she had led a pretty flakey life. Her future looks pretty cloudy.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Melanie 5/22/2020 3:38:58 PM (No. 419001)
No flakier than "Pristine Christine" B. Ford
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HammerDax56 5/22/2020 3:51:32 PM (No. 419012)
Got a boatload of attorneys in my family. Left leaning to hard left. They’d never get invited to the cool parties if they took up arms against the presumptive Democrat nominee. Just saying.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Terry_tr6 5/22/2020 3:56:09 PM (No. 419015)
"Wigdor"?? you know this guy became a lawyer to get back for the names he got called in grade school...
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Reply 4 - Posted by: hershey 5/22/2020 4:05:54 PM (No. 419016)
Did he find a horses head on his bed this morning???
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Reply 5 - Posted by: marbles 5/22/2020 4:20:58 PM (No. 419024)
He was gotten to.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Kate318 5/22/2020 4:39:09 PM (No. 419031)
Wonder who paid him off, or threatened him.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird 5/22/2020 4:55:18 PM (No. 419046)
If you read his entire statement, this has nothing to do with her veracity. He still believes everything she said was true. Incredible that we have guys who root for the guys and call the women “flakey”. If she had a “flakey” life, had it happened before 1993 when she was only 23? And would that have made a difference? Lawyer believed EVERYTHING she said…. Did flakey Biden pay him more to drop out?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jerseyden 5/22/2020 4:59:15 PM (No. 419049)
For now I give her the benefit of doubt, but if her next lawyer is Gloria Alred then I assume it is a scam.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: JimBob 5/22/2020 6:12:25 PM (No. 419094)
I'm thinking that he figured that the Payoff was not worth the Effort.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: preciosodrogas 5/22/2020 10:14:46 PM (No. 419278)
Lawsuits are a big investment for lawyers. They have an invested interest. If the client goes around making stupid statements, ignoring good advice, and lying, they get dumped.
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