A day after announcing he would not run for re-election, Rep. Patrick McHenry joins Tim to talk about why he’s retiring and what’s next. 

McHenry also goes in depth on his time temporarily leading the U.S. House as Republicans battled to pick a new speaker to replace Kevin McCarthy, who was ousted. 

We’ll learn whether McHenry ever considered running for House speaker and hear the impact the stress had on his life.


With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a soundbite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories and passions, and help all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our communities.