Heckler confronts Biden during book tour stop alleging sexual misconduct
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Joe BidenJoe Robinette BidenBiden calls for unity, jabs at Trump in campaign launch Here are the potential candidates still eyeing 2020 bids Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off MORE’s book tour stop in Delaware over the weekend was interrupted by a heckler who accused the former vice president of sexual misconduct. 

The News Journal in Wilmington reported Biden, who was promoting his memoir “Promise me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose” in Delaware on Sunday, was recounting his son Beau’s reaction to a pediatrician’s 2017 conviction for molesting infants.

A man in the crowd then stood up and shouted, “What about the girls you molested on C-Span at the Senate swearing in?” 


Much of the crowd then began booing and shouting at the man.

“This is not Trump world,” Biden said in response, prompting cheers from the audience.

Security escorted the man, who filmed the incident, out of the auditorium. Video of the incident was later posted on Twitter. The tweet attributes the question to a man whose profile says he "confronts the deep state."

The questioner, identified on Twitter as PG Howie, has previously posted allegations against Biden using clips from C-Span that he charges show the former vice president inappropriately interacting with women, including children. Some critics say Biden has a habit of touching women without asking permission, such as rubbing their shoulders or putting an arm around them.

Biden has been a leading voice in the "It's On Us" campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses. He has appeared in PSAs for the campaign, and has spoken on several campuses about the effort.

Biden has attacked President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE for his rhetoric toward women, saying he would have "beat the hell" out of the president in high school for bragging about groping women. He later apologized for his wording.

Biden is considered a potential Democratic presidential candidate in 2020. He has said he has not made a final decision on whether to run.