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) MaherDemocrats and the trade deal Juan Williams: Trump has nothing left but smears Lindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight 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 ClintonYang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Top GOP legislator in California leaves party GOP senators request interview with former DNC contractor to probe possible Ukraine ties 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 says he will vote in favor of articles of impeachment House approves two-state resolution in implicit rebuke of Trump Trump to hold campaign rally in Michigan MORE's (I-Mich.) comment last week that Clinton is a “Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 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 BidenHouse Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Democratic strategist: 'Medicare for All' exposes generational gap within party Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations MORE has sat atop most polls of the crowded Democratic field, though Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenArtist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 Democratic strategist: 'Medicare for All' exposes generational gap within party Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations MORE (D-Mass.) has challenged him for the lead in recent polling. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocratic strategist: 'Medicare for All' exposes generational gap within party Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Biden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee MORE (I-Vt.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegDemocratic strategist: 'Medicare for All' exposes generational gap within party Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Biden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee 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.