Herschel Walker, critic of absent black fathers, recognizes the presence second son

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Herschel Walker, Republican Senate nominee in Georgia who was an active critic of absentee fathers in Black households admitted on Tuesday that he has second son with with whom he interacts little.

The recognition came after the Daily Beast reported that Walker has 10-year-old son and what’s the boy mother sued for football legend to get the declaration of fatherhood and child support. By the time Walker was ordered to pay the child support in In August 2014, the child already took him last name, according to the Daily Beast.

Scott Paradise, Walker campaign managerVerified in The Washington Post’s statement early Wednesday morning that Walker second son.

Herschel had a child many years ago when he was not married. He supported the child and continues to do so,” Paradise said. “He’s proud of his children. Suggest that Herschel is “hiding” the baby because he didn’t use it in his political campaign is offensive and absurd.”

While Walker won hearts of former President Donald Trump and Republican voters, he faced retaliation from critics and Democrats for false claims that he made before and during his candidacy that surfaced in recent months from his education and alleged law enforcement experience to his interrogation of the evolution and advancement of the “fog”, in his words, will be “kill any covid on your body”.

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latest Monday came when the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Walker’s previous speeches and statements about how he claimed to have worked with police in Cobb County, Georgia, and was an FBI agent. Former DeKalb County District Attorney J. Tom Morgan, a Democrat, told The Post that the title of “honorary deputy” promoted by Walker campaign as his association with law enforcement is equivalent to a “junior ranger badge”.

walker, who won more than 68 percent of in vote in last month of Republican primaries also among the 100+ GOP primary winners who supported Trump false claims that massive fraud took place during the 2020 presidential election, according to new Post analysis.

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Walker often spoke of he has a strong relationship with its 22-year-old son christian, on in campaign trace as part of his attempts to unseat freshman Senator Rafael G. Warnock (GA) in November. Warnock also facing child custody dispute as his ex-wife is suing him to have a child support payments are “recalculated” based on on his increased income with entering the Senate, according to the Journal-Constitution. Paradise claimed to The Post that the child-support situations between candidates for the Senate shows “a complete double standard”.

“Reverend. Warnock devotee father who proud to continue to cooperate parent two of his children How does he work for in people of Georgia.” — Meredith Brasher, Press Secretary for Warnock campaign said in statement.

Before and during his candidacy, Walker repeatedly spoke of how proud that he father. He also was frank about how fathers, especially those in black community needs presence and active in their children’s lives.

Of the many states with primaries or repeat elections on May 24, Georgia took central stage. That’s what you are need to know. (Video: Adriana Usero/The Washington Post)

In 2020, Walker told Charlie Kirk, chief executive of in conservative non-profit organization Turning Point USA, fathers-of-fathers in Black households made up a significant issue.

“I want apologize to the African American community because without a father home is a major, major problem”, he said at the time, adding that he was “like a father” too much young people in his hometown in Georgia.

He confirmed these feelings last year to conservative social media Stars Diamond and Silk, comparing black father leaving him family to separations during slavery.

” father leaves in black family. He leaves the boys alone to be raised by their mother,” he said. in 2021 interview. “If you have a child with woman, even if you have to leave this woman – even if you have to leave this woman – you will not leave this child.”

But a few years earlier, Walker had been asked prove his paternity and payment of the child support. Walker and woman who not publicly identified, had a relationship between 2008 and 2011, according to a 2013 petition from lawyer Andrés Alonso. The petition says they separated about eight months before the baby was born. on May 31, 2012 in District of New York.

“The child has mother graduate student at Columbia University struggling make ends meet. Unfortunately, Mr. Walker has so far decided not to accept full financial duty for care of his supposed son,” the petition read at the time. “We hope that with innings of Mr. Walker’s petition finally admits true degree of his support obligations.”

More than year Walker was later ordered to pay the child support for guy who was already more over 2 years old.

Walker was met with criticism from Democrats such as CNN analyst Bakary Sellers, Mr. former Democratic member of South Carolina house of Representatives: “.@HerschelWalker out Black lectures here men on fatherhood and haven’t seen their child since Obama first term,” he tweeted.

BUT new Poll this week at East Carolina University Center for Research survey shows Walker and Warnock will in a dead heat less than five months before the midterm elections.


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