Former President Donald Trump put his thumb on the scale of Georgia Republican politics again Thursday, endorsing state Sen. Burt Jones in the GOP primary for lieutenant governor and reiterating his support for newly declared U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker.
Herschel Walker formally announced his candidacy for a U.S. Senate on Wednesday morning.
Herschel Walker officially filed to run for a Georgia U.S. Senate seat as a Republican on Tuesday, according to Federal Election Commission documents.
Former UGA running back and football legend Herschel Walker has registered to vote in Georgia, sparking rumors he'll be possibly challenging Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock next year.
The recently ousted former senator who wants her job back. A football hero considering his first run for office. Little-known politicians eyeing promotions. And a former president overshadowing them all in a state he lost last November.
"Wouldn’t it be great if the legendary Herschel Walker ran for the United States Senate in Georgia?" Trump wrote in an official statement.
Former football player Herschel Walker talked about his 35-year friendship with President Donald Trump at the 2020 Republican National Convention on Monday.
Georgia Bulldogs football legend Herschel Walker is weighing in on the "defund the police" movement. The Heisman Trophy winner is offering to work with airlines to send people who want to defund the police to countries without formal law enforcement.