Turbulence Continues for Herschel Walker’s “Closed Door” Campaign

February 7, 2022

Trump-tapped Candidate Faces Criticism for COVID Conspiracies, Business Practices,Underwhelming” Campaign

Last week, Herschel Walker’s campaign faced more turbulence as Georgia business leaders called him out for mocking businesses that took long-awaited federal COVID relief while profiting from it himself, new reporting highlighted his record of spreading COVID misinformation throughout the pandemic, and criticism continued to ramp up with Georgians calling Walker’s campaign “underwhelming.”

Read more about Walker’s (latest) bad week below:

  • Georgia Business Owners, Leaders Denounce Walker Over Questionable Business Practices: “Shameful,” “Disgusted.” Georgia elected leaders and business owners held a press conference last Tuesday slamming Herschel Walker after 11Alive revealed that one of his business interests took millions in pandemic relief loans while laying off 90% of its employees – even though Walker “mocked businesses that took PPP money.”

WATCH – Atlanta’s 11Alive: GA Leaders, Business Owners Denounce Walker

  • Doctor Speaks Out On Walker’s “Snake Oil” Covid Cure as Trump-tapped Candidate Faces Criticism For Refusing To Reveal Vaccination Status And Spreading Doubt on Covid Vaccine Efficacy. In addition to his PPP hypocrisy, Walker’s pattern of COVID misinformation throughout the pandemic is receiving well-earned criticism from Georgians across the state. 

WATCH – Savannah’s WSAV: Democrats call out Herschel Walker on business practices, COVID misinformation

  • READ – Georgia Democrats: Georgia Business Owners and Leaders Hold Press Conference Calling Out Herschel Walker’s Questionable Business Practices
  • MSNBC: “CNN noted in September, ‘Walker’s schedule keeps him largely behind closed doors.’ We’re occasionally reminded why.”


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