Abortion accuser dares Herschel Walker to fulfill along with her earlier than Senate runoff — if he has the ‘guts’
A girl who beforehand accused Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker of funding her abortion almost 30 years in the past issued a brand new problem Tuesday to the ex-football star: Let’s meet in particular person.
Talking in entrance of TV cameras alongside her superstar lawyer, Gloria Allred, the unnamed accuser pressed the candidate to fulfill along with her in a public place earlier than the Dec. 6 runoff election in Georgia when voters will decide between Mr. Walker and Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock.
This setting, the lady mentioned, would permit Mr. Walker to proceed to disclaim that he had a six-year extra-marital affair along with her within the Nineties and pressured her to have an abortion in 1993.
“Herschel, I by no means thought you’d deny figuring out me or our relationship. Are you actually prepared to do something, together with mendacity to the voters in Georgia, to turn out to be a U.S. senator?” mentioned the lady, who went solely by Jane Doe. “Do you’ve gotten the center to fulfill with me in particular person in public? Look me within the eye and inform me to my face that you simply don’t know me and that none of what I simply mentioned is true. I’m wanting ahead to your response.”
Mr. Walker, who’s operating on a pro-life agenda, has repeatedly denied figuring out the lady or funding her abortion since she first got here ahead final month.
She was the second girl to accuse Mr. Walker of impregnating her after which paying for an abortion. The allegations roiled Mr. Walker’s marketing campaign within the normal election by which neither candidate garnered 50% of the vote, triggering a runoff race.
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A separate unnamed girl, who says she is the daddy of one in every of his youngsters, has additionally alleged he paid for her to have an abortion. Mr. Walker has denied that allegation as properly.
“He mentioned it was most likely his ‘fault’ since he knew he had very excessive ranges of testosterone,” the lady generally known as Jane Doe mentioned Tuesday, recalling her alleged expertise with Mr. Walker. “He advised me a couple of ebook he had been studying about ‘afterlife and the love ranges of Heaven.’ I used to be very involved as a result of I knew about his prior suicide try a number of years earlier. I additionally had a number of conversations by which he spoke about threats to me and the child if I went by with the being pregnant.”
Mr. Walker’s continued denial, the lady mentioned, was why she was once more coming ahead. She maintained that politics didn’t play into her resolution and has beforehand mentioned she is a registered impartial who twice voted for former President Donald Trump.
“Voters could make their very own resolution. All I can do is inform the reality,” she mentioned.
Mr. Walker‘s marketing campaign didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Neither the lady nor Ms. Allred mentioned they anticipated him to simply accept their invitation for a public meet-and-greet.
Along with prior proof, reminiscent of an alleged voicemail and handwritten letters from Mr. Walker, the lady offered new supplies that she mentioned have been additional proof of their relationship and the abortion, together with an image of them collectively, extra letters and new particulars of the being pregnant.
“I used to be shocked that you simply deny even figuring out me. We have been collectively for six years,” the lady mentioned. “You met my mother and father on a variety of events. You met different members of my household. Absolutely, you bear in mind coming to my condo in Dallas extra instances than I can depend.”
The lady mentioned she final spoke with Mr. Walker in March 2020 when he telephoned her. He was “simply checking in, I assume,” she mentioned.