'Stay in his lane': Warnock tells Walker to stick to football in bid to hang on to Senate
AUGUSTA, Georgia — Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) is questioning Republican challenger Herschel Walker’s fitness for office as he barnstorms the state in an uncertain bid to withstand the red wave building ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections. “The man is running without an agenda. He’s literally running and hasn’t offered a single solution. Maybe he’s confused about what field he’s on. He was a great football player. You’re on a different field now.
A week after Election Day, Republican Herschel Walker and Democrat Raphael Warnock have returned to the campaign trail as their race to represent Georgia in the Senate spills into a Dec. 6 run-off since neither received above 50 percent of the vote. In a Monday rally, Walker—accused of pressuring two former partners to have abortions and not seeing one of his four confirmed kids in years—inexplicably chose to attack Warnock for his parenting. © Photo: Alex Wong, Jessica McGowan (Getty Images) Photo: Alex Wong, Jessica McGowan (Getty Images)
“[Warnock] paid himself for childcare, all that stuff—why don’t he keep his own kids? Don’t have nobody keep your kids. You keep your kids. I keep my own, even though he lied about me,” Walker said. Walker appears to be referencing reporting from earlier this year that Warnock’s ex-wife, Ouluye Ndoye, filed a lawsuit for additional custody rights of their kids as well as a recalculation of his child support payments since his income increased after he was elected Senator in 2021. In August, the far-right outlet Breitbart News reported that Warnock had spent over $61,000 in campaign funds on childcare services.
Trump will be told to delay announcement of his 2024 campaign until after the Georgia senate runoff, his campaign advisor said. It's unclear if Trump will follow through.
Donald Trump suggested he would announce his campaign on November 15, but the midterm results are causing his advisors to rethink that strategy. Trump had hoped to use the midterms as an indication of his unwavering influence on the party. Former President Donald Trump's campaign advisor Jason Miller said Wednesday that he'll be directing Trump to delay the announcement of his 2024 presidential campaign after the midterms failed to manifest the blowout Republicans hope to receive in Congress.
What’s befuddling about Walker’s chosen line of attack is that, put lightly, he doesn’t really have a leg to stand on. Christian Walker, Walker’s only publicly known child, has accused his father of threatening to kill him and his mother, forcing them to move homes several times for their safety. Multiple women have accused Walker of intimate partner violence. And one of the two women who says Walker paid for their abortions, despite his stated support for abortion bans, also has a child with him, telling the Daily Beast Walker hasn’t seen their child in years. His communication with his young son, she claimed, was limited to sporadic texts, which she shared with the outlet, and occasional gifts.
Shocking Herschel Walker video goes viral
Herschel Walker, the Republican candidate for Senate in Georgia, faces Democratic incumbent Senator Raphael Warnock in a special election per state law after neither candidate eclipsed the 50 percent required to win the election on Tuesday. The campaign has been one of the most brutal in the country and turned especially nasty before polls closed Read more The post Shocking Herschel Walker video goes viral appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.
The Daily Beast reporter who interviewed this woman said in a tweet that he showed her Walker’s Monday remarks about Warnock’s parenting, and she responded, “That cannot be real.”
Before any of the news about the alleged abortions surfaced, Walker was also exposed for being dishonest about the number of kids he has. Despite lamenting absentee fathers and spewing racist dog whistles about the state of American families on the campaign trail, earlier this year, reports confirmed that Walker had several kids with several different women after formerly lying that he only had two.
Walker has fastidiously denied claims he paid for women’s abortions, though the Daily Beast’s reporting on the issue was corroborated by significant evidence, including a check he appeared to write for the abortion. But comparing his parenting to someone else’s and claiming to “keep my own” kids, given all the evidence to the contrary, is… a choice. Does he really want more people to Google search “Herschel Walker kids” three weeks out from his run-off election?
Georgia Senate runoff: RNC to send hundreds of GOP officials to support Herschel Walker in Peach State
EXCLUSIVE: The RNC is sending hundreds of party officials to Georgia Monday for the runoff between Democrat incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock and GOP candidate Herschel Walker.By close of business Monday, the RNC will have more than 300 staff members on the ground in the Peach State, and another 100 GOP staffers will travel to Georgia by Friday.
Walker’s juxtaposition of his parenting and Warnock’s wasn’t the only topic he addressed at the Monday rally, which, at one point, inexplicably saw Walker give an ode to “those gas-guzzling cars.”
“If we were ready for the green agenda, I’d raise my hand right now,” he said. “But we’re not ready right now… What we need to do is keep having those gas-guzzling cars. Because we’ve got the good emissions under those cars.” To be clear, there are no “good emissions” from cars. But after a long year of spewing nonsense, from claiming that trans kids can’t get into heaven to pitching “a department that can look at young men that’s looking at women that’s looking at social media” to address mass shootings, why would he stop now?
On Election Day, Warnock edged out Walker by just under 1%. It’s unclear how much these numbers will change on Dec. 6, with Walker running on his own without Republican Gov. Brian Kemp on the ballot with him.
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The former Wisconsin governor says Trump is on "thin ice" when it comes to attacking the Florida governor, a potential 2024 presidential rival."I just think it's dangerous, he's out on thin ice on that one, politically," Walker told Insider during a recent interview just before Trump formally announced his 2024 campaign. "I get that's his style, that's his instinct, it's worked before, it certainly worked in the 2016 primary process, but...it's a really high risk instinct.