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Herschel Walker allegedly urged his ex-girlfriend to have a second abortion – the latest scandal to hit the Senate candidate

Herschel Walker allegedly urged his ex-girlfriend to have a second abortion – the latest scandal to hit the Senate candidate

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Days after a surprising report revealed that Herschel Walker, the strong anti-abortion candidate in the Georgia Senate race, paid for her ex-girlfriend’s abortion in 2009, the same woman told the newspaper. The New York Times On Friday, he urged her to have a second abortion two years later โ€” throwing yet another boldness at the Republican candidate’s already scandal-ridden campaign.

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The woman, whose name has not been revealed, said to The New York Times Walker pleaded with her to terminate her pregnancy in 2011, but she decided not to, as she ended their relationship and gave birth to one of Walker’s four children.

The woman also said that Walker had been absent for most of their son’s life, inconsistent with his program of family values โ€‹โ€‹and his support for a nationwide abortion ban with no exceptions for rape, incest or mother abuse.

Walker did not respond to requests for comment on timesThe newspaper confirmed the details of the woman’s account in the family court records and one of her friends.

The allegations are the latest in a series of allegations against Walker, a former Heisman Cup winner at the University of Georgia and an outspoken supporter of former President Donald Trump.

It comes just days after the Daily Beast reported that Walker had paid an unidentified woman $700 to cover the cost of an abortion โ€” an allegation he denied, calling the report a “crude job from a Democratic activist,” in a Twitter post.

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After the Daily Beast report, he was contacted by one of Walker’s other children, Christian Walker Social media“She was not a family man when she left us to beat up a group of women, and she threatened to kill us,” he said.

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Walker was volatile with incumbent Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock (47% to 47%) in an East Carolina University poll conducted in June, before the recent scandals. However, a survey conducted by SurveyUSA between September 30 and October 4 showed that it has fallen by 12 points (50% to 38%) with one month left before the midterm elections on November 8, and has faced several scandals since the announcement His campaign, including allegations of domestic violence against several women, including his ex-wife. Walker, who has been endorsed by Trump, has since apologized for his history of violence and blamed mental disorders for his mental health problems, despite winning the Republican primary in May by a landslide, a 55-point increase over rival Gary Black (68.2% vs. 13.3%). ).

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Even in the midst of recent allegations, several key Republican lawmakers have expressed support for Walker ahead of the Senate race, including Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla), the Senate Republican National Committee chairman said the committee and the Republican Party would “stand by (Walker).” The race is one of several that political analysts believe could determine which party controls the room.

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