“I have to see all the facts”


Herschel Walker

Herschel Walker will speak at the September 2021 Trump Rally in Georgia.Shawn Rayford / Getty Images

  • Walker said there was no “privilege” in the facts about the bipartisan infrastructure law passed last year.

  • “I think you have to be a fan of Alabama,” a Georgia senator candidate and former football star snapped during an interview when asked about the law.

  • Senator Raphael Warnock, who Walker may face in November this year, enthusiastically supported Biden’s plans.

Herschel Walker, considered a top candidate for the Republican US Senator, was in a hurry on Thursday when asked if he would vote for President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure law.

“I have to see all the facts,” Walker said. Daily caller Jack Greenberg during the interview When asked if he voted for the law. “You can’t answer the question until I see all the facts. I think it’s totally unfair for someone like me to say,” What are you going to vote for? ” “

Walker added that receiving all the facts was “unprivileged” to comment on the law. Given that the content of the law is public, it is not clear what he meant.

Walker, who is running in the primary for Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock, has suggested that the reporter is an Alabama football fan. This is a reference to Walker’s career in Georgia Football, which is in fierce competition with Alabama Crimson Tide.

Biden signed the infrastructure bill last November after months of discussion and talk about its details. Local news report Georgia says it is expected to receive more than $ 11 billion from the law. Warnock also helped write Efforts to move to one previous version of that provision, a low-emission or zero-emission school bus. Warnock and Georgia Democratic Senator John Osov voted in favor of the bill, but none of Georgia’s Republicans supported it.

Some of Walker’s hesitation can be attributed to the politics surrounding the law.

19 Senate Republicans, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Voted for the bill.. But, as McConnell himself lamented, the law was increasingly politicized before the house passed. Former President Donald Trump, Who ran the walker, Condemned the proposal after his administration failed to pass its own infrastructure plan.Playing cards I’ve gone to the point of pushing ahead with major challenges For lawmakers who voted for Biden’s plan.

The Georgia race is widely seen as one of the key battles to determine if Democrats can stick to their very thin Senate majority.

Walker reported raising $ 5.4 million in the last three months of 2020 as an indication of the strength of the campaign. An amazing war chest for first-time candidates. Warnock’s campaign, don’t lose, Reported to have $ 23 million on hand Raised $ 9.8 million over the same period.

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