Maher: The Clintons need to 'go away' for 2020 election

Maher: The Clintons need to 'go away' for 2020 election
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Liberal comedian and commentator Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherBill Maher offers 'signs you're a Karen' list: 'You were voted most likely to make a citizen's arrest' Michael Moore: The only way Trump wins in 2020 is if he 'cheats' Maher to Tara Reade on timing of sexual assault allegation: 'Why wait until Biden is our only hope?' MORE said Friday that the Clintons need to "go away" for the 2020 presidential election.

“It seems like every few months, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines The Memo: Trump lags in polls as crises press Biden savors Trump's latest attacks MORE bubbles up again and people are like, ‘Oh, she’s thinking about running’ or she says something crazy,” the “Real Time” host said during his HBO show Friday night.

“The Clintons — they’ve gotta go away. I’m saying this now a year out,” he added. “They can’t be at the convention. ... I’m serious. She is one of the biggest vote-getters.”

Maher then repeated Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashAmash readying legislation allowing victims to sue officers The Hill's Morning Report - Trump mobilizes military against 'angry mob,' holds controversial photo op The Hill's Campaign Report: DOJ, intel to be major issues in 2020 MORE's (I-Mich.) comment last week that Clinton is a “Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Priest among those police cleared from St. John's Church patio for Trump visit Trump criticizes CNN on split-screen audio of Rose Garden address, protesters clashing with police MORE asset,” adding, “She is.”

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“And Bill is damaged goods,” Maher said of former President Clinton.

Maher’s comments come amid ongoing uncertainty over the Democratic presidential race with 100 days to go until the Iowa caucuses.

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPresidents and 'presidents' Biden to blast Trump's church photo op in Philadelphia speech Rudy Giuliani calls on Cuomo to remove Bill de Blasio MORE has sat atop most polls of the crowded Democratic field, though Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenGeorge Floyd's death ramps up the pressure on Biden for a black VP Judd Gregg: Biden — a path to the presidency, or not Vogue's Anna Wintour urges Biden to pick woman of color for VP MORE (D-Mass.) has challenged him for the lead in recent polling. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive things to watch in Tuesday's primaries Nina Turner responds to Cornel West's remarks about George Floyd COVID-19 pandemic will shrink economy by trillion in next decade: CBO MORE (I-Vt.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process Here's how Biden can win over the minority vote and the Rust Belt MORE have also rounded out top positions in national surveys.

Trump has clashed with multiple Democratic presidential hopefuls as they battle for an opportunity to face him in the general election next year.

The president suggested earlier this month that Hillary Clinton should enter the race to "try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren." The former secretary of State then sparked social media buzz with her response: “Don’t tempt me.”

Hillary Clinton has been making the rounds in recent weeks to promote her new book, while people in her orbit told The Hill this week that there is no truth to rumors circulated by Republicans that she is seeking a third White House bid.

Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election by winning 304 votes in the Electoral College compared to her 227, though she won nearly 3 million more ballots nationwide.