Stars react to Raphael Warnock’s Georgia Senate win – Hollywood Life +2023

Barack Obama, Raphael Warnock

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rev Raphael Warnock will remain the Senator for Georgia after beating his opponent, the NFL player Herschel Walker, in a runoff on Tuesday 6 December. Tons of celebrities starting with the President Barack Obama to Cher, were overjoyed that the senator would keep his seat and ensure Democrats retained control of the Senate.

During a victory speech, Warnock thanked voters for choosing him as their representative and spoke about the power of prayer and voting. “Thank you from the bottom of my heart and glory be to God for the great things God has done,” he said in the video posted on social media. “I often say that voting is a kind of prayer for the world that we want for ourselves and our children. Choosing is faith put into action, and Georgia, you’ve been praying with your lips and your legs, your hands and your feet, your head and your heart. They worked hard and here we stand together.”

With Warnock’s victory, Democrats now have 51 Senate seats, increasing their majority over Republicans. Many stars felt Warnock’s win was not just a win for Georgia, but for Democrats across the country, and took to social media to celebrate.

Obama is promoting Warnock at an event in late November. (John Arthur Brown/Zuma/SplashNews)

Barack Obama

Former President Barack Obama was one of the key politicians who championed Warnock. He made a number of speeches at the senator’s rallies, inspiring Georgians to vote for him. Of course he congratulated Warnock on his victory. “Once again, Georgians have proven that when the time comes to vote, they will show up and vote for a leader who will fight for them,” he said tweeted.

Nancy Pelosi

Of course, many of those who congratulated Warnock were fellow politicians, including former Speakers of the Democratic House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. “Your values, vision, and ministry to empower working families and defend our democracy are invaluable to Georgia, to Congress, and to all Americans,” she wrote in a tweet.

Jon Osoff

Of course, Warnock’s fellow senator from Georgia jon ossoff, who is also a Democrat, shared his excitement that Warnock would continue to serve alongside him at the Peach State. He shared a series of photos of Warnock in a thread, concluding with a shot of the two smiling. “Warnock wins!” he wrote.

John Fetterman

Senator-Elect from Pennsylvania John Fetterman also shared that he looks forward to working with Warnock Twitter. “Congratulations to Senator Warnock on winning re-election tonight + on strengthening our Democratic majority. I look forward to working with you in the US Senate,” he wrote.


It wasn’t just politicians who were happy for Warnock. Countless celebrities cheered on the senator social media, including pop star Cher. “We are blessed. Raphael Warnock won. Senator Warnock’s victory is a true miracle. His victory is a blessing not only for America but also for democracy,” she wrote.

Kerry Washington

scandal star Kerry Washington was very happy to see Warnock win. she tweeted to remind people how much power voting has. “Congratulations Reverend Warnock and congratulations to the people of Georgia. You managed! You voted for your values ​​and if we show up, we win!” she wrote.

Wanda Syke

While there was much celebration, there was also some banter at Herschel Walker’s expense. comedian Wanda Syke had a hilarious tweet Jokes at the NFL star’s reaction. “I bet they asked Herschel Walker if he was willing to give his concession speech and he said yeah two hot dogs please,” she quipped.

Billy Baldwin

While many reactions were celebratory, actors Billy Baldwin gained weight Twitter to point out that while Warnock’s win was certainly cause for celebration, it was disheartening that it was such a close win. “It’s great that Warnock won. Sad and scary that it came so close to such an abusive, incompetent, unqualified, intellectually inept, deadbeat as Herschel Walker,” he wrote.

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