Nashville, Ten. (AP) – Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker said on Saturday he “never denied” the existence of children. He had not previously publicly stated that Orthodox Christians “knew the truth” to his children.
Speaking in front of a friendly audience at the annual “Road to Majority” meeting of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, Walker said the revelations about his children strengthened his campaign.
“Well, first, they know the truth. You know, I do not reject any of my children and I love them more than I love anything, ”he said. “And they did nothing, it’s because I’m fed up with people who mislead the American people. I want to fight harder. I’m tired of people misleading my family.
Walker’s comments came later Daily Beast reported The former football star has four children, including two sons and a daughter, whom he has never publicly discussed. Walker has repeatedly criticized fathers who have been absent for many years and called on blacks in particular to take an active role in the lives of children, taking his relationship with his eldest son Christian Walker as an example.
Walker, who was interviewed by Coalition chairperson Ralph Reed on stage in Nashville, Tennessee, said, “When I got into this he knew what I was signing up for and they didn’t realize it.”
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“Any weapon designed against me will never flourish,” he exclaimed loudly applause and cheers.
Walker will face Democratic Senator Rafael Warnock in the November general electionWith the help of competition in deciding which party controls the Senate, next year is now divided into 50-50.
Walker, who has been endorsed by top Republicans, including former President Donald Trump and Kentucky Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, has faced serious allegations. Throughout his campaign, he threatened the life of his ex-wife and spread many lies.
His role as a businessman was dramatically enhanced, further explaining his role in the alleged non-profit program that hunted down veterans while cheating the government and his argument that he was at the top of his class from the University of Georgia. He did not graduate as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported.
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