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Herschel Walker allegedly paid for girlfriend's abortion despite running as a staunch anti-abortion

Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaks at a rally featuring former U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 25, 2021 in Perry, Georgia. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaks at a rally featuring former U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 25, 2021 in Perry, Georgia. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Anthony Brooks speaks with Daily Beast political reporter Roger Sollenbergerwho first reported that former football star Herschel Walker once paid for a girlfriend’s abortion, and now is running for Senate in Georgia saying he opposes all abortions. Walker denies the story. Sollenberger calls it “a pivotal story at a pivotal time.”

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