The Next ZeroHedge Live Debate: Sen. Ron Johnson And Joe Walsh Face Off Over The Ukraine War

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by Tyler Durden
Saturday, Mar 02, 2024 - 08:45 PM

As House Democrats gear up to force a vote on another $60 billion to Ukraine — plus $14 billion to Israel and $5 billion to Taiwan — prepare yourself for a PR campaign by congressional hawks complete with taxpayer-funded Zelensky photo ops, sanctimonious moral lectures from Sen. Chuck Schumer, and celebrations of dead youth by triple-flag-username Adam Kinzinger:

Beyond this shallow jingoism, do not expect the Schumer’s and McConnell’s to engage in substantive dialogues with you — the underwriter — about the risks inherent to funding a Russian proxy war, its relevance to America’s interests, or the track record of those pushing it. Most members of Congress avoid factual rigor and scrutiny like the plague.

Thankfully, there are exceptions to every rule…

ZeroHedge will be hosting two (one current, one former) members of Congress — Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and fmr Congressman Joe Walsh of Illinois — for an in-depth discussion on the war in Ukraine and the role America should play. X Spaces influencer Mario Nawfal will moderate the debate in-person, which will stream live on

They will answer the question: Should the U.S. continue to fund and provide operational support to Ukraine?

To illustrate their divide: Walsh, the former Illinoisan Rep, has hailed Biden’s Ukraine policy as “one of the greatest defenses of freedom… ever put on the world’s stage” while the Wisconsinite Senator believes Ukraine “can’t win” and that it and the U.S. must pursue a negotiated settlement:

Healthy debate is sorely lacking on Capitol Hill, where it’s most needed. For bucking this trend, we have tremendous respect for both Johnson and Walsh and are looking forward to a civil exchange of ideas. We urge more elected officials to follow the Walsh-Johnson example.

Tune in on Wednesday, March 6 at 7pm ET on to watch the debate live.

As usual, our moderator will take questions submitted by Premium and Pro subscribers in the comment section (sign up here for the opportunity to have your question answered by a member of Congress).

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