After multiple credible reports of sexual assault, Weinstein attorney Lisa Bloom finally dropped the Hollywood mogul and Mega-Democrat donor as a client.
In Bloom’s original statement on Weinstein, she appeared to defend him, saying she had a series of conversations with Weinstein about his alleged behavior in which she found him to be “refreshingly candid and receptive to my message. He has acknowledged the mistakes he has made. … He is an old dinosaur and learning new ways.”
After receiving significant backlash for retaining Weinstein as a client, Bloom, who is well-known for representing high-profile sexual abuse victims, announced on October 7, 2017, that she was resigning as an advisor to Weinstein.
I have resigned as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein.
My understanding is that Mr. Weinstein and his board are moving toward an agreement.
— Lisa Bloom (@LisaBloom) October 7, 2017
On April 30, Buzz Feed News published an article about Tara Reade, allowing her to reveal her painful story about how Joe Biden sexually assaulted her while she worked as his Senate aid in 1993.
The title of the Buzz Feed article says it all:
Tara Reade Knows She Has A Difficult Allegation. And She’s Had A Difficult Time Getting A Hearing
Reade, who has alleged Joe Biden assaulted her in 1993, believes the media is applying a double standard to her story and Democrats aren’t taking her seriously.
From the Buzz Feed article: “It was really devastating when [Kirsten] Gillibrand and Stacey Abrams and Hillary Clinton, all on the same day, just basically implied my story wasn’t true and they believe Joe Biden. I can’t describe to you what that felt like,” Reade said on Thursday, describing herself as a “lifelong Democrat” and in particular a fan of Abrams’, the former Georgia House minority leader who has been campaigning to serve on the ticket with Biden as his vice presidential nominee.
“I just— I’m stunned,” Reade said. “They didn’t just say, ‘Oh, we’re standing with Joe Biden until we hear more.’ They just discounted me. They marginalized me. They said they didn’t believe me. I can’t tell you,” Reade said, trailing off. “I cried for a while because they’re important in my life. They’ve been figures that I looked up to.”
“They just discounted me. They marginalized me. They said they didn’t believe me.”
Tara Reade, who accused Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her in 1993, feels betrayed by Democrats who have discounted her story https://t.co/ibEN6WftWF
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) April 30, 2020
Today, the “feminist” lawyer, Lisa Bloom, made a stunning statement on Twitter.
In response to a Buzz Feed News article, Bloom tweeted her support for Reade but explained that she was going to have to support the man she believe penetrated her with his finger, against her will, while she worked on his Senate staff because supporting President Trump was not an option. Bloom explained that she “we know he [the Democrat presidential candidate, Joe Biden] is “handsy”, but that she still has to “fight Trump”, adding, “so I will still support Joe.”
Bloom ended her pathetic message to the woman she believes is a victim of sexual abuse by Joe Biden by telling her, “But I believe you. And I’m sorry.”
I believe you, Tara Reade.
You have people who remember you told them about this decades ago.
We know he is "handsy."
You're not asking for $.
You've obviously struggled mightily with this.
I still have to fight Trump, so I will still support Joe.
But I believe you. And I'm sorry https://t.co/eMUBrkkVFE
— Lisa Bloom (@LisaBloom) May 1, 2020
Investigative reporter John Soloman reported about how the dirty Democrat lawyer, Lisa Bloom enriched herself with clients who accused Trump of sexual assault, and how she sold the stories of the alleged victims to TV outlets in return for a commission that would be paid to her.
From The Hill – California lawyer Lisa Bloom arranged for a donor to pay off one Trump accuser’s mortgage and attempting to secure a six-figure payment for another woman who ultimately declined to come forward after being offered as much as $750,000, the clients told The Hill.
The women’s accounts were chronicled in contemporaneous contractual documents, emails, and text messages reviewed by The Hill, including an exchange of texts between one woman and Bloom that suggested political action committees supporting Hillary Clinton were contacted during the effort.
Bloom said her goal in securing money was not to pressure the women to come forward, but rather to help them relocate or arrange security if they felt unsafe during the waning days of a vitriolic election. She declined to identify any of the donors.
And while she noted she represented sexual harassment victims for free or at reduced rates, she also acknowledged a standard part of her contracts required women to pay her commissions as high as 33 percent if she sold their stories to media outlets.
“Our standard pro bono agreement for legal services provides that if a media entity offers to compensate a client for sharing his or her story we receive a percentage of those fees. This rarely happens. But, on occasion, a case generates media interest, and sometimes (not always) a client may receive an appearance fee,” she said.
“As a private law firm we have significant payroll, rent, taxes, insurance, and other expenses every week, so an arrangement where we might receive some compensation to defray our costs seems reasonable to us and is agreed to by our clients,” Bloom added.
Bloom told The Hill she had no contact with Clinton or her campaign but declined to address any contacts with super PACs that supported the Democratic presidential nominee.