Biden to appear on the View following Anita Hill controversy – live updates
The former vice-president may be asked about his handling of Hill’s 1991 testimony against Clarence Thomas, after formally entering race
•The Democratic presidential candidates are spreading themselves across the country, after presumptive top-dog Joe Biden finally entered the race. They say that in New York City you’re never more than six feet from a rat, and given there are now 20 eager Democrats trotting about, there’s a high probability that wherever you live, there’ll be a thrusting presidential hopeful in the vicinity.
•Biden is in New York, appearing on ABC’s The View at 11am, his first interview since announcing his candidacy. Elsewhere, Beto O’Rourke is in Nevada, and Cory Booker is in South Carolina. There’s a bumper package of Elizabeth Warren, Tulsi Gabbard, Andrew Yang and Eric Swalwell in Iowa, both John Hickenlooper and Seth Moulton are in California, and Kirsten Gillibrand will be in New Hampshire.