Rival says Herschel Walker’s past should bar him from Senate
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Another Republican candidate says Herschel Walker’s history of violence against women should disqualify him from being a U.S. senator from Georgia.
State Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black is one of three other GOP candidates in the 2022 race.
He made the remarks Thursday after touring a domestic violence center in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta.
A spokesperson for Walker didn’t immediately respond to a phone call, text and email.
Walker says Republicans will invite fatal Democratic attacks if they nominate Walker.
The former football great discloses in a 2008 book that he had been diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder.
He says he turned his life around in 2001, but 2005 court filings by Walker’s ex-wife indicate violent behavior continued.
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