Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video on social media today saying that he’ll be much more “mindful” of people’s personal space in the future after facing multiple accusations of inappropriate touching, CNBC reports.
“In my career I’ve always tried to make a human connection, that’s my responsibility,” Biden said in the video. “Whether they’re men, women, young, old—it’s the way I’ve always been. It’s the way I try to show I care about them and I’m listening… It’s just who I am.”
The potential 2020 contender also recognized that “social norms” have changed. “They’ve shifted, and the boundaries in protecting personal space have been reset. And I get it,” he said. “I’ll be much more mindful and will respect it.” Read more at CNBC.