“I mean, look where the bar is Chris, that we’re cheering the Republicans because they say we don’t believe in white supremacy,” Maher said in a discussion about the House voting to condemn white supremacy and white nationalism following the racist remarks made by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) in a New York Times interview.
“This is how far down we’ve gone,” added Maher, who in 2017 apologized for using a racial slur on his “Real Time” show, which returns to HBO this Friday.
Maher said he was “glad” GOP lawmakers had drawn “the line somewhere because I was beginning to wonder if they would ever draw a line.”
“But again,” he added, “the question we always have to ask is what will the Republicans put up with?”
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