Like a party guest that won’t leave, Donald Trump is the rare losing presidential candidate that is making another run at the White House. Twice impeached and now indicted, Trump is nevertheless the favorite candidate to win the Republican nomination, according to recent polls. But what does his candidacy mean for the overall political system? And what’s the impact on a Republican Party divided between Trump loyalists and people hoping to move on? Former Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) joins Fernando for a conversation about the future of the Republican Party, the moral challenges of a Trump candidacy, and the emerging 2024 election.
And on The X-Ray Vision, our offbeat interview seeking to discover the real person behind the political title, Fernando chats with former Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) about who’s his hero, what his Sunday morning passion is, and why “scotch or bourbon?” is totally the wrong question.