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

Anita HillAnita Faye HillAnita Hill: I could see myself voting for Biden over Trump Bill Maher: Buttigieg a 'little too young' to be president What I saw at the last impeachment: Rules are for little people MORE said if former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden compares Trump to George Wallace Sanders unveils plan to guarantee the 'right to a secure retirement' CNN Democratic debate drawing finishes third in cable news ratings race MORE earns the Democratic nomination and faces President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Trump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' 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 ThomasLiberal, conservative Supreme Court justices unite in praising Stevens Overnight Health Care — Sponsored by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids — Harris walks back support for eliminating private insurance | Missouri abortion clinic to remain open through August | Georgia sued over 'heartbeat' abortion law Supreme Court rejects bid to restore Alabama abortion law 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.