Today, amid increasing public backlash, Herschel Walker canceled his upcoming appearance at a rally hosted by Marjorie Taylor Greene — one of Walker’s earliest, most emphatic endorsers — after Greene came under scrutiny for appearing with Holocaust deniers, Putin apologists, and January 6th supporters at a white nationalist conference last Saturday.
But Walker, who maintains “deep financial ties” to Greene, has some major questions left to answer as he tries to distance himself from the latest controversy:
This is not the only time Walker has had to pull out of an event last minute due to backlash around his associates, and their anti-semitic gestures, since announcing his candidacy. In October, Walker defended a Nazi image — a swastika made out of syringes — as “clearly an anti-mandatory vaccination graphic,” before massive public outrage forced him to backpedal and cancel a fundraising event with the donor who posted that image.
Read more on Walker’s latest controversy below:
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