Nugent unites with Maher on ‘no violence’ in political debates pledge

Ted Nugent said he’ll be appearing on Bill Maher’s show to discuss toning down political rhetoric.

The right-wing singer and commentator Nugent has recently vowed to stop using “harsh language,” and told "Fox & Friends" on Sunday that he and his “not-so-good friend” Maher will “make sure that we clarify this and that we are going to unite on no violence.”

“I think the fact that my kids and my wife have consulted me and told me I’d be more effective if I abandoned the city slicker street slang,” Nugent.

“I just think in these heightened exciting times politically, I am reaching out across the aisle and I’m saying we must all unite to bring no violence, no harm, to any of our fellow Americans,” he said.

Nugent has been in the spotlight before for his political statements, including a 2007 incident when he said that then-Sen. Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Energy: Dems ask Pruitt to justify first-class travel | Obama EPA chief says reg rollback won't stand | Ex-adviser expects Trump to eventually rejoin Paris accord Overnight Regulation: Trump to take steps to ban bump stocks | Trump eases rules on insurance sold outside of ObamaCare | FCC to officially rescind net neutrality Thursday | Obama EPA chief: Reg rollback won't stand Ex-US ambassador: Mueller is the one who is tough on Russia MORE (D-Ill.) “could suck on my machine gun.”

He promised last week after a shooting at GOP baseball practice that he would tone down his rhetoric and avoid using “harsh language.”

Left-wing entertainer Maher has also spoken out about the level of rhetoric recently, agreeing with Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow that a production of "Julius Caesar" that depicts the stabbing of a President Trump-like Caesar goes too far.