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Capitol riot: don't put all this on Trump

[On the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, Walker said]: 'I was appalled by it. It should be condemned.'

Walker said he was appalled at the chaos and saddened to see his former colleagues cowering, and praying for safety. He believes the blame goes beyond the President. "I don't want to put all of this on the President, as far as him saying, march up from the rally and go charge and break into the Capitol. I think it's encumbered on all of us."

Source: WFMY-2 News Greensboro on 2022 North Carolina Senate race , Jan 7, 2021

A record of being both a conservative and a bridge builder

Walker said in the interview, "We have an established record of being both a conservative and a bridge builder."

"I think that's something that's easy to be able to identify with the work that we've done, both for our people who believe in the ideology of limited government, but never getting past the place that we forgot about all of the communities that I represent."

Source: Politico.com on 2022 North Carolina Senate race , Dec 1, 2020

Judeo-Christian framework is moral; Shariah is a threat

Q: Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution?

WALKER: Strongly Disagree

Q: Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government?

WALKER: Strongly Agree

Q: Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values?

WALKER: I believed that all men are born with a sin nature in need of forgiveness. I believe the Jesus lived a sinless life on earth, died and rose again and is the mediator between God the Father and man. I believe salvation is available for all men.

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 North Carolina House race , Sep 30, 2014

Member of the Republican Study Committee.

Walker is a member of the Republican Study Committee

Organizational Self-Description: The Republican Study Committee (RSC) has served as the conservative caucus of House Republicans and a leading influencer on the Right since its original founding in 1973. It exists to bring like-minded House members together to promote a strong, principled legislative agenda that will limit government, strengthen our national defense, boost America's economy, preserve traditional values and balance our budget.

The RSC provides the tools and research that members of Congress need to craft and advance policies that will benefit the American people. It also provides a forum for like-minded members to join together to support common causes and challenge the status quo. By doing so, the RSC ensures that conservatives have a powerful voice on every issue coming before the House, whether it is the economy, health care, defense, social safety net reform, or Washington's dangerous, out-of-control spending.

We believe that the appropriate role of a limited government is to protect liberty, opportunity, and security, and that it is the responsibility of this generation to preserve them for the next. We believe that more government is the problem, not the sol

Source: Republican Study Committee press release 16-RSC on Jan 1, 2016

Overturn presidential election due to pandemic voting rules.

Justice Walker wrote the Court's decision on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton: "TX v. PA, GA, MI & WI" on Dec 11, 2020:

Summary of lawsuit, Dec. 7:: The 2020 election suffered from significant and unconstitutional irregularities including:

Supreme Court Order, Dec. 11: The State of Texas's motion is denied for lack of standing under Article III of the Constitution. Texas has not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the manner in which another State conducts its elections. All other pending motions are dismissed as moot.

Texas Tribune analysis, Dec. 11:: Trump--and Republicans across the country--had pinned their hopes on the Texas suit. In a series of tweets, Trump called it "the big one" and later added, "it is very strong, ALL CRITERIA MET." If the court had heard the case, Sen. Ted Cruz said he would have argued it, at the request of Trump.

Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas indicated they would have allowed Texas to bring the case but said they would "not grant other relief." In a series of tweets after the ruling, Trump raged against the decision, which he called "a disgraceful miscarriage of justice."

Source: Supreme Court case 20-SCOTUS argued on Dec 7, 2020

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