Maher: Republicans 'right' to say Democrats 'never got over Trump's behavior'

Liberal HBO host Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherKrystal Ball: 'Warren is an insider posing as an outsider' Klobuchar takes shots at health and education plans supported by Sanders and Warren Eric Trump: Hypocrisy creates unlevel playing field in politics MORE on Friday night knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE and Republicans, saying the GOP was “right” to say Democrats “never got over” the president’s behavior.

“Republicans love to throw out the term ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ to deflect any criticism from the dear leader,” said Maher, a frequent Trump critic, on his late-night show. “But have you watched this man over the last four years?

“When Republicans say Democrats never got over Trump’s behavior, you’re right! We haven’t gotten over it because no one should,” he said.

Maher knocked Trump for his glowing reviews of leaders such as North Korea's Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnKim poses for photos on white horse on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation' Beware the 34th month of Trump's presidency The Trump doctrine: Principled realism or endemic confusion? MORE and Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinCongress plays party politics regarding Syria and Saudis Pelosi, Schumer hit 'flailing' Trump over 'sham ceasefire' deal Pompeo to meet Netanyahu as US alliances questioned MORE, adding that the so-called “Trump Derangement Syndrome” is really “pretending that all of this is perfectly acceptable behavior for an American president.”


“This is what ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ is,” Maher said, prompting applause from the audience. “It’s like body odor. If you smell it all the time, it’s probably you.”

He joked, “And you came to the conclusion that’s how a president behaves. And I’m the one who’s deranged.”

Maher added that if former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump knocks Romney as 'Democrat secret asset' in new video Giuliani asked State Dept. to grant visa for ex-Ukraine official at center of Biden allegations: report Perry won't comply with subpoena in impeachment inquiry MORE is elected to the White House and somehow “rapidly declines and legit loses his mind,” then he will act like he says Republicans are now with Trump — by pretending there’s “nothing to see here.”