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Herschel Walker Doubles Down on Police ‘Badge,’ Admits Abortion Check is His

In a sitdown interview with NBC’s Kristen Walker that aired Monday, Georgia Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker doubled down on several dubious claims — including his so-called police “badge” and his criticisms of those taking insulin — that he made in his debate against Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) on Friday. But he also confirmed part of the abortion story following him around for the past several weeks. Keep scrolling to learn more.

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Herschel Walker Doubles Down on Police ‘Badge,’ Admits Abortion Check is His

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    ‘Yes, That’s My Check’

    In the interview, Walker admitted to writing the check to his ex in 2009 but denied knowing the check was for an abortion. The Daily Beast reported earlier this month that Walker paid for his ex’s abortion — despite his total abortion ban stance on the Senate campaign trail — and gave her a “get well” card that he signed. As recently as the Friday debate, Walker denied that he paid for the abortion, calling the woman a liar.

    Georgia GOP Senate nominee Herschel Walker now admits to writing the check to his ex in 2009: “Yes, that’s my check.”

    Georgia GOP Senate nominee Herschel Walker now admits to writing the check to his ex in 2009: “Yes, that’s my check.”

    Flashing the ‘Badge’

    Walker also told NBC that the supposed police badge he flashed during the debate is “legit,” an officer gave it to him, and that it gives him the right to work with local police "if anything happens in this county." There are no records that Walker is actually in law enforcement. He claimed he worked with police in Cobb County, Georgia, but in reality he only held the title of “honorary deputy," according to the Cobb County Police Department. On Monday, Warnock mocked Walker's "fake badge."

    Walker vs. Insulin Again

    And in another head-scratching moment in the interview, Walker defended saying insulin is "doing you no good" if you don't eat right, even though some people struggle with insulin production from birth. “I have looked into it,” Walker said, “and I have people that is on insulin." Walker had made the comments on the debate stage Friday.

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