Lindsey Graham says liberals are trying to ‘destroy’ Herschel Walker to keep people of color away from GOP


Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) got emotional Thursday discussing what he called attempts to “destroy” Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker.

“They’re trying to destroy Herschel to deter young men and women of color from being Republicans,” Graham said during a interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity.

Graham added that the Republican Heisman Trophy-winning former college football star is a “nightmare for liberals” and that the attacks Walker has faced on the campaign trail will deter minorities from joining the GOP as they fear to see their life “ruined”.

Herschel Walker’s race against Senator Raphael Warnock has moved to a second round, as the winner will be decided on December 6.
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“If they destroy Herschel, it will deter people of color from wanting to be a conservative Republican because your life will be ruined,” the Republican from South Carolina said.

Two women accused Walker during her midterm run of pressuring and paying for them to have abortions years earlier. Walker, who calls himself “pro-life,” denied the allegations.

Walker’s race against incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) moved to a runoff after both candidates failed to secure at least 50% of the vote. The winner of the run-off race will be decided on December 6.

Senator Raphael Warnock holds a press conference to discuss his runoff campaign on November 10, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Senator Raphael Warnock holds a press conference to discuss his runoff campaign on November 10, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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“If Herschel wins, he’s going to inspire people all over Georgia, of color, to become Republicans, and I mean all over the United States,” Graham said of the importance of the runoff race to the GOP. and people of color, as his voice began to crack with emotion.

Walker reportedly raised $3.3 million on the first day of the new campaign, and Graham told Hannity on Thursday that he was so passionate about Walker’s candidacy that he was ‘moving to Georgia’ to help get him started. elect.

“The conservative movement for people of color is on the ballot in Georgia,” Graham said.




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