McConnell Endorses Herschel Walker for Senate

Georgia Senate candidate and ex-pro football player Herschel Walker has won the endorsement of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., cementing his support from the Republican Party in a race that could determine control of the chamber.

“Herschel is the only one who can unite the party, defeat Senator (Raphael) Warnock, and help us take back the Senate. I look forward to working with Herschel in Washington to get the job done,” McConnell said in a statement to Politico.

McConnell’s endorsement is his first for a non-incumbent in the 2022 elections, according to the news outlet.

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