Pelosi announced as lead guest on season premiere of 'Real Time with Bill Maher'

Pelosi announced as lead guest on season premiere of 'Real Time with Bill Maher'
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Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump's Intel moves spark Democratic fury Buttigieg sounds alarm after Sanders wins Nevada Russian interference reports rock Capitol Hill MORE (D-Calif.) is set to be the main guest on the 18th season premiere of "Real Time With Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherButtigieg: If Trump refuses to leave White House, he can 'do chores' Bill Maher booed on HBO show after mocking liberals for calling Bloomberg racist Bill Maher warns 'woke-y' Democrats: 'Trump had his best week ever,' will be 'hard to beat' MORE," HBO announced on Friday.

The announcement comes the same day that Pelosi said she will finally send the Senate the House-passed articles of impeachment against President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff blasts Trump for making 'false claims' about Russia intel: 'You've betrayed America. Again.' Poll: Sanders leads 2020 Democratic field with 28 percent, followed by Warren and Biden More than 6 in 10 expect Trump to be reelected: poll MORE, which will no doubt be a primary point of discussion on the political talk show. 

Also appearing on next Friday's "Real Time" premiere will be Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangYang calls on someone to 'pull an Andrew Yang' and bow out of 2020 race Yang criticizes caucus voting method, says they don't encourage high voter turnout Nevada caucuses open with a few hiccups MORE, a tech entrepreneur who has struggled in primary polls but gained significant attention over his push for a "universal basic income" of $1,000 a month.

And sitting alongside Maher as a panelist will be former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshLimbaugh on Buttigieg: 'America's still not ready to elect a gay guy kissing his husband on the debate stage' Bill Weld secures one Iowa delegate in longshot primary challenge to Trump Pence to make swing through New Hampshire on eve of primary MORE (Ill.), one the Republicans waging a long-shot effort to challenge Trump for the GOP nomination.

"Real Time" will air live on the East Coast at 10 p.m. next Friday.