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Scott Walker

Scott Walker

Scott Walker is a columnist for the Washington Times. He was the 45th governor of Wisconsin and launched a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He lives in Milwaukee and is the proud owner of a 2003 Harley Davidson Road King. He can be reached at

Articles by Scott Walker

Why Joe Biden must never be president

Science tells us that an unborn child is a human being. That was my response to former Vice President Joe Biden's tweet earlier this week that said, "we need a president who believes in science." So, is Mr. Biden a denier? Published May 21, 2020

Illustration on dealing with U.S. debt by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Confronting the U.S. debt crisis before it's too late

The federal debt will be $30 trillion within the year. Just a few months ago, we were warning that the debt was more than $23 trillion and heading toward $30 trillion by 2025. That was before the coronavirus crisis hit. Published April 16, 2020

A patient is tested by a health care professional at a drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 at United Memorial Medical Center on Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Houston. For most people, the coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Americans are at their best in times of crisis

Republicans are not going to defeat this attack. Democrats are not going to defeat this attack. Only God can deliver us from this evil and I believe that God is calling us to work together. Published March 19, 2020

Illustration on the Communist, Bernie Sanders by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Bernie Sanders' brand of socialism is communism

Bernie Sanders is a communist. Those aren't my words (although I believe it to be true). These are the words of Democratic pundit James Carville. For those of you too young to remember, he was the mastermind of Bill Clinton's surprise win in 1992. Published February 27, 2020

Honoring service members  illustration by Linas Garsys / The Washington Times

Cheeseheads honor service members in Hawaii

We live in the land of the free because of the brave. Bryon Alfred Dary was born on March 13, 1925, in the small town of Clinton, Wisconsin. Dary fought in Normandy on D-Day and received the Silver Star Citation for his actions on Omaha Beach. Published February 13, 2020

President Donald Trump reacts at the end of his speech at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

How Trump can win Wisconsin

President Donald Trump was in Wisconsin again this week. It is a state that he must win to ensure his reelection in 2020. He should win. But only if his supporters get out and tell the story of his positive impact on people all across that state -- and around the country. Published January 16, 2020