Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) and Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin of the Family Research Council endorsed Wednesday Rep. Mark Walker’s (R-NC) bid for the U.S. Senate.
Walker, a former chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), hopes to replace the retiring Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) in 2022.
Huckabee said in a statement that Walker has served as a “bridge builder” and a “conservative” throughout his career. He said:
Mark Walker is the conservative champion and bridge builder that North Carolina and our country needs.Throughout his life, Mark has always been a servant of the people. Whether in the Halls of Congress or from the Altar at Church, Mark has found a way to bridge the divide between Americans by focusing on our faith and conservative values. His deep belief in the commandment of ‘love thy neighbor’ has allowed him to find creative ways to develop relationships