Anita Hill: I could see myself voting for Biden over Trump

Anita HillAnita Faye HillFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Christine Blasey Ford makes rare public appearance to accept empowerment award Anita Hill: 'I am ready to hold Joe Biden accountable' MORE said if former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGOP senators balk at lengthy impeachment trial 2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes 2020 Dems put focus on stemming veteran suicides MORE earns the Democratic nomination and faces President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senators balk at lengthy impeachment trial Warren goes local in race to build 2020 movement 2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes MORE in the 2020 election, she could “of course” see herself voting for him.

In an interview with NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, Hill addressed her history with Biden, who chaired the all-male Senate committee that confirmed Supreme Court Justice Clarence ThomasClarence ThomasFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Katie Hill calls out a 'double standard' in final floor speech Brent Budowsky: SCOTUS will affirm US v. Nixon MORE's nomination in 1991 despite her accusations of sexual harassment. She told Mitchell that his actions “absolutely” don’t put him on par with President Trump, who has faced nearly two dozen allegations of sexual misconduct.

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“Are you suggesting that the way he conducted the hearing puts him on a moral equivalency with Donald Trump?” Mitchell asked.

“Absolutely not,” Hill replied. “I’ve never said that and I’ve never intended to say that. And I’m not even sure that anything I’ve said has actually hurt Joe Biden’s campaign.”

Mitchell then asked Hill if she could "conceive of voting for Biden if he faces Donald Trump in the general election," to which Hill replied: "Of course I could."

Biden, who came under fire in recent months after two women accused him of touching them inappropriately, maintains a lead over both Trump and fellow 2020 Democrats in the polls.

Hill added, “What I do want to do though is make the public aware of the urgency of this issue. We’ve had years to grapple with this as a society, and I think we’ve come to a good place. And we need to take advantage of this moment and address the problems.”

Hill's treatment during the 1991 hearing has come under intense scrutiny with the rise of the “Me Too” era.