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

Anita HillAnita Faye HillAnita Hill says she'll vote for Biden Biden set to accept nomination in convention-closing address 50 years covering Biden MORE said if former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate Trump attacks Omar for criticizing US: 'How did you do where you came from?' MORE earns the Democratic nomination and faces President TrumpDonald John TrumpOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate 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 ThomasGOP senator attacks Biden: 'I'm not sure what he recalls' Abortion, gun rights, ObamaCare at stake with Supreme Court pick Rush Limbaugh encourages Senate to skip hearings for Trump's SCOTUS nominee 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.