Bill Maher: Hillary Clinton 'committed obstruction of justice' but Trump did so 'in much worse fashion'

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Maher told CNN host Chris CuomoChristopher (Chris) Charles CuomoDebates are do-or-die for candidates at the back of the pack Viral photo shows Warren sitting behind Sanders on flight to Miami Sanders denies tweet about corporate Democrats was dig at Warren MORE “there’s a lot of reasons why the Democrats lost,” with many of them surrounding Clinton being “a terrible candidate.”

“She committed obstruction of justice” by “smashing up phones and hard drives,” Maher said, adding, “Now, Trump did, I think, in much worse fashion.”

Clinton came under fire for the use of a private email server while secretary of State. Dozens of Democratic lawmakers have accused Trump of obstruction of justice in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Maher added the media “over-covered” the Clinton email scandal, noting he believes the coverage affected the 2016 election. 

“They over-covered it,” he said. “They beat it to death.”

Ultimately, Maher said he doesn't trust the media ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

"We don't live in the era of news division as loss-leaders like we used to," Maher said. "The news division didn't use to have to make a profit. Then, that changed ... and in that atmosphere, they're going to be looking for eyeballs. That's going to be the most important thing, it's getting people to click, getting people to watch."

He added, “I don’t trust the media. If that’s the question, that’s my answer.”