Source: The Huffington Post
During his unsuccessful campaign to be reelected to Congress, outspoken former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh could never quite live down the label of “deadbeat dad” — and on Monday, the issue of his child support payments resurfaced yet again.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported late Monday afternoon that Walsh, a Tea Party Republican favorite who represented Illinois’ 8th District, filed a request on Feb. 1 in Cook County Circuit Court to drastically reduce his child support obligation due to his employment being “terminated through no voluntary act of his own.”
In the filing, according to the Sun-Times, Walsh’s attorneys claimed the ex-congressman does not have adequate income with which to make payments such as the $2,134 payment his former wife Laura Walsh’s attorney claims he skipped last month.
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