Tara Reade says watching Biden's inauguration was 'exceptionally hard': I want to 'wake up from a nightmare'

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Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who came forward during the 2020 campaign with a sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden, is speaking out about her former boss taking the oath of office as the 46th president of the United States.

"Yesterday was exceptionally hard on many levels, because the media, certain media outlets made it so clear that I was to be smeared, ignored, and erased. And they were pretty successful in doing so," Reade told Fox News on Thursday. "To watch this powerful man who I've worked for, who I had admired when I first worked for him and then later became horrified of what he did, to watch him ascend to the most powerful job in the world. I can't really describe the feeling except I keep wanting to wake up from a nightmare."

Reade, who now identifies as a "progressive independent" after previously describing herself as a lifelong Democrat, feels conflicted about the Biden presidency. While she is support... (Read more)