Georgia candidate Herschel Walker is a serial promoter of false 2020 conspiracy theories

Posted on AllSides August 31st, 2021
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Republican former football star Herschel Walker announced this week that he is running for a US Senate seat in Georgia.

Some senior Senate Republicans have expressed concerns that Walker's past words and actions threaten his chances to beat incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock. But Walker was urged to run by former President Donald Trump.

In addition to a longtime personal relationship with Trump, Walker has a quality Trump prizes in 2022 candidates: a willingness to say false things about the 2020 presidential election Trump lost.

Walker is not the only candidate for the Republican Senate nomination in Georgia to question the legitimacy of the...

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