Joe Rogan Invites Trump and Biden to Debate on His Podcast — Trump Accepts

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During a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, Rogan expressed interest in hosting a debate between President Trump and Joe Biden. The President quickly agreed to the proposal.

The unexpected offer came about at the two-hour mark of The Joe Rogan Experience’s 1,535th episode, when retired MMA fighter and Army Ranger Tim Kennedy bluntly asked Rogan, “Would you do a debate?”

The Green Beret then elaborated upon his question, specifying that he was referring to Rogan moderating a debate between the 2020 presidential candidates.

“I would want that,” said Joe Rogan, before detailing his terms for overseeing a formal policy discussion between the candidates. “First of all, I’d want no one else in the room. … Just the three of us. And you would have to stream it live so no one could edit it. And I would want them in there for hours,” continued the longtime UFC commentator.

“Ideas, we get to hear what they actually believe in,” responded the two-time Strikeforce title challenger Kennedy. “What they’re gonna do, who they’re gonna appoint, what judges are gonna be coming in. What policies, from gun control to – all of it. Why can’t we have that?”

Rogan, who recently relocated to Austin, Texas, noted that modern technology would make a Trump-Biden debate relatively easy to pull off. The 53-year-old also doubled down upon his desire to oversee the policy-centered dialogue: “If they wanted to do that, they both wanted to come here in Austin, sit down, and have a debate, I would 100 percent do it.”

Moments later, Rogan questioned whether the Democratic presidential nominee would be willing to participate.

“I don’t think that Biden can handle [it] … People get mad at me for saying this, but I think there’s something wrong. And I don’t think there’s something wrong because I’m guessing, or because I’m pro-Trump. I’ve seen him [Biden] fall apart,” stated Rogan.

“I’m not trying to be biased in any way, shape, or form,” the former Fear Factor host concluded, before reiterating his past support for the presidential bids of Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard.

Later, Tim Kennedy took to Twitter and recapped the outlined debate, writing in part: “It would be four hours with no live audience. Just the two candidates, cameras, and their vision of how to move this country forward. Who wants this?”

The President posted a brief response to the message – “I do!” – the following morning, but the Biden-Harris campaign didn’t reply. Separately, a petition calling for Rogan’s involvement in a debate has garnered over 270,000 signatures.

The reactions to the possibility are already pouring in. CNN political commentator Alice Stewart described a Rogan-moderated presidential debate as “just what we need,” though The View co-host Sunny Hostin pushed back against the (admittedly unlikely) possibility. Spotify, for its part, would almost certainly welcome the sit down and its massive audience. But portions of the suggested four-hour-long debate could be censored.

As it stands, Biden and Trump are slated to participate in the first of three scheduled presidential debates on the evening of Tuesday, September 29th.

15 Responses

  1. Eilo

    Sensationalized setting with Trump goIng on and on and on, lying through his teeth makes a legitimate debate literally impossible anywhere not just here. In fact there’s absolutely no logical reason for either to even be in the same room together.

  2. Joe Hiden

    Everyone knows Joe can’t go 4 hours without a nap. He can’t even go 4 minutes without a teleprompter. Total puppet.

    • Angelito

      Who is everyone and where does this proof come from? Oh yeah, there isn’t any and you’re just making this up. ByeDon2020. Don the Con is game over. America wins!

      • Joe Hiden

        You’re right I misspoke. I meant everyone with a brain. Biden even got caught using a teleprompter for James Corden what a clown ?

        • Angelito

          You misspoke the moment you spoke. Trump uses a teleprompter every speech he does (a hypocrite after bashing others for using one). Then he wanders from it off into some garbled nonsensical mix of words and thoughts that trail into nothingness due to his adderall addiction.

          You’re losing it and it shows.

  3. the truth

    Joe Hiden would have to come out of his basement… ain’t happenin!

    • Angelito

      Another lame comment from yet another stupid screen name. Biden has been out and about a lot. It’s Trump who got scared and hid in the basement bunker after fortifying the only wall he ever built around the WH. He should grab himself, he’s such a pussy.

      • Joe Hiden

        Hahaha out and about a lot… Hiden hardly ever comes out of the basement… drink more cool aid bro. Try the bunker noise on the ignorant, the secret service makes those decisions not the President… typical uneducated Hiden supporter.

        • Angelito

          No. You’re wrong again. He is out and about. He met Pence at the 9/11 memorial. He’s doing a town hall tonight. He went to Minneapolis and more. Keep up.

          • Joe Hiden

            Haha you can’t write this poop… Biden met Pence 6 days ago and hasn’t been to Minnesota yet. Congrats on the townhall full of softballs… now tuck him back in for the night… Hiden followers are so gullible they’ll vote for Hiden. How do you even get the math problem right to post your comments? Must need your calculator.


    Joe Rogan is the Oprah for all the lost 20 something white males who have no friends & will be single for life if they keep listening to him. He sold out & now he is owned by Spotify. He will do anything for ratings & publicity just like Trump! Maybe they can hang out & smoke pot or do mushrooms. Who the hell has 4 hours to sit around and chat? Bro culture:( Did Texas pay him to move there too?

  5. Angelito

    Yeah, no bias with Joe. He just blamed CA fires on left wing people. What an idiot and an asshole.