197. Joe Walsh. Trump is Running Again. The GOP Civil War. Why Joe Turned Down the Forward Party. The Problem with Democrats. The Election Day Independent Wave. Ukraine Takes Kherson. Dolly Parton’s $100M Prize. Veterans Day at Monster Jam.


 Welcome to the return of President Mayhem. Welcome to the end of Election Season 2022. Sorta. And welcome to the beginning of Election Season 2024.

The Democrats now have the Senate. The Republicans have the House. America is deeply divided. And Trump is back. And so is Joe Walsh. After joining us in Episode 176 in June of 2022, the former GOP Tea Party leader-turned-anti-Trumper independent Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) is back with Paul to break down all the latest and most important political news. 

A self-proclaimed reformed political gang-banger, the former Republican Congressman, cable news pundit, and radio talk host, Joe takes us inside his old party as it becomes engulfed in a civil war. He also breaks down the flaws in the Democratic party, if he thinks anyone can beat Trump, and why he declined an invitation to join Andrew Yang’s new Forward Party. 

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