Invoice Maher took on Donald Trump’s latest Manhattan indictment Friday night, calling the occasion “cathartic” whereas slamming Democrats for pursuing a case centered round a intercourse scandal, a technique he says has failed as soon as earlier than.
“This entire ‘going after the president for fucking round’ factor, I’ve seen this film earlier than,” Maher stated on his HBO late-night present Actual Time. “It was referred to as ‘Kill Invoice,’ and America didn’t prefer it the primary time.”
Maher stated all this with an image of Invoice Clinton projected on the display, referring to the previous president’s affair with then-intern Monica Lewinsky.
“The Republicans uncovered him as a unclean, filthy, disgusting sex-doer,” he added. “And once they have been completed with him, he had an approval ranking of 73%.”
Maher went on to name out Alvin Bragg’s case in opposition to Trump, which, whereas centered round a hush-money fee to porn star Stormy Daniels, is definitely prosecuting 34 felony counts associated to the alleged falsification of enterprise paperwork. He implored Democrats to give attention to Trump’s different alleged crimes.
“Trump commits actual crimes, he commits them on TV,” Maher stated. “He obstructed justice, he pressured state election officers to repair an election—on tape.”
Maher then performed the audio-recording of Trump telling a Georgia election official he wants simply 11,000 votes within the 2020 presidential election.
“He asks different nations to intervene in our elections, publicly,” Maher added. “He sides with our enemies. He refuses to concede elections and thereby incites revolt.”
“However now, when the actual indictments come down for the actually critical offenses, we’ll have shot our wad on Stormy Daniels,” Maher concluded, his viewers reacting with laughs and applause. “We’ll be so used to seeing Trump hauled into court docket, it will be no large whoop. Similar to how we obtained used to watching him get impeached.”
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