Harvey Weinstein Former Vice President Joe Biden shared his thoughts on the mounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein. During a speech Wednesday, biden reprimanded Weinstein’s “disgusting behavior” and reminded the crowd how treacherous an abuse of power can be. Biden stated, “While we have made progress together, we know that violence and the abuse of power still persist today.” Weinstein was fired on Sunday as CEO of The Weinstein Co. he is facing more than 20 allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment and assault. Biden said that this abuse of power is what Weinstein has been doing for the past two decades. He called on more men to speak out against a culture of silence.