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

Liberal HBO host Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherCarville repeats prediction that Trump will drop out of race Juan Williams: Time for boldness from Biden Maher presses Bolton for not backing Biden: How could he 'be worse' than Trump? MORE on Friday night knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpSecret Service members who helped organize Pence Arizona trip test positive for COVID-19: report Trump administration planning pandemic office at the State Department: report Iran releases photo of damaged nuclear fuel production site: report 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.

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“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 BidenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Biden chips away at Trump's fundraising advantage The Memo: Trump grows weak as clock ticks down Nina Turner addresses Biden's search for a running mate 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.”