Walker has confirmed to NBC that he was dating a woman who said he paid for her abortion.
He denied sending her money for an abortion, but said he may have been able to send her money at some point.
The woman said Walker encouraged her to have a second abortion, The New York Times reported Friday.
full of scandals Republican Senator Hershel Walker Offered a woman $700 for an abortion in 2009told NBC News that he knew the woman who accused him, and confirmed that he dated her.
I also confirmed that I am a woman. mother of one of his children, NBC reported.
Daily Beast reported On Monday, Walker, a staunch anti-abortion advocate, paid for an abortion for a woman who became pregnant with him. The woman provided evidence of the Daily Beast in the form of a $575 receipt from an abortion clinic, an image of a $700 check signed by Walker, and a “health card” signed by him.
On Monday, Walker called the report a “complete lie,” plan to sue Daily Beast.
However, in a new interview with NBC published Friday, Walker said he was able to send the material the woman was referring to, but that “it wasn’t for what she said.”
“I don’t remember any cards or checks or anything like that. But I was dating her. I might have sent money. I might have sent cards,” Walker told NBC.
NBC also obtained texts sent Friday between Walker’s wife Julie Walker and Walker’s former partner. In the text, the woman tells Walker’s wife, who started the conversation, whether she knew Walker had asked her to have an abortion twice.
“This message makes me incredibly sad. I know that I have worked tirelessly to build a better relationship between you and Pat of Herschel. [the child] First,” Walker’s wife replied, according to NBC.
The woman also accused Walker of recommending a second abortion, which she did not carry out. The New York Times reported on Friday. The Times corroborated the Daily Beast’s report through detention reports and interviews by friends of Walker’s accusers.
Walker and the woman, who remained anonymous, broke up shortly afterward, The Times reported.
“She’s been mad at me for years and it’s been very hard,” Walker told NBC. “She’s a big advocate for abortion rights.
Walker is in fierce competition for the seat of Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock in Georgia.
The allegations that have come out probably won’t undermine Walker’s support among hardline Republicans, but they could turn some of the fences away from him. An expert told Insider. Through abortion allegations, Republican leaders Gathered behind Walker.
Former President Donald Trump Previously Approved Walker But for now, he has distanced himself from the struggling candidates. CNN report said.
A spokeswoman for Walker did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.
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