Political editor says the 'drip-drip' of Biden accusations may not be over

Political editor Sophia Tesfaye said on Monday that more women are likely to come forward about their experiences with former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now around budget The Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection Trump: Foreign countries want Biden in office so they can continue 'ripping off' the US MORE amid accusations from multiple women that he inappropriately touched them. 

"The campaign is not as long as his record that's going to have to be examined and scrutinized," Tesfaye, deputy politics editor at Salon.com, told host Jamal Simmons on "What America's Thinking." 

"I don't think the drip-drip is over," she continued. "There will be more women, probably, coming forward."

Biden, who has yet to officially launch a 2020 presidential campaign, responded to the accusations on Wednesday, vowing to be more mindful of women's personal space. 

However, Biden has yet to apologize for the alleged actions, and joked twice about having “permission” to hug people while speaking at an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers event.  

Despite the negative coverage, Tesfaye said Biden could get a polling boost in the future. 

"There may be a coming bounce for Biden in some future polls because Democrats have kind of entered a defensive crouch comparing [Biden] to the president's [Trump] history of alleged sexual assault," she said. "When you have that type of relativism, and Biden's being so heavily scrutinized, I think Democrats get defensive."

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