Walker tweets Bible verse following defeat

Posted: 10:12 AM, Nov 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-07 11:13:31-05
Walker tweets Bible verse following defeat

Gov. Scott Walker's first comments since his election defeat are coming via Twitter, with the posting of a Bible verse.

Walker narrowly lost to Democrat Tony Evers in Tuesday's election. While Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch vowed there would be a recount, and his campaign spokesman raised concerns about damaged ballots, Walker has not been heard from.

But shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday, Walker tweeted the Psalm "This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it."



Walker's father, Llew Walker, was a Baptist preacher who died in October. Unofficial results show that Evers defeated Walker by just over 1 percentage point. Only candidates who lose by less than a point can request a recount. Evers declared victory early Wednesday morning.