President Trump’s campaign is amplifying sexual misconduct allegations against Joe Biden, a messaging strategy Republican allies are confident will tear down the presumptive Democratic nominee without boomeranging on an incumbent with a history of similar accusations.
The Trump campaign, joined by the Republican National Committee and prominent supporters, is blitzing the media with demands for Biden to address allegations by Tara Reade, 56, who says the then-senator assaulted her when she worked for him in 1993. Normally, an obvious line of attack, the broadside risks casting fresh attention on accusations of sexual misconduct brought by multiple women against Trump.
Republicans in Trump’s orbit are comfortable with the strategy. Allegations