Bill Maher had plenty of ire to go around over the firing of FBI director James Comey this week — and one of his targets was Bill Clinton.
During his show on Friday, Maher pointed out that it was Bill Clinton who paid a visit to then Attorney General Loretta Lynch while candidate Hillary Clinton was being investigated for her private email server, forcing Lynch to step aside and Comey to take over.
“A lot of this is because of Bill Clinton,” he said. “The reason why Comey had to say what he did is because the Attorney General [Loretta Lynch] had to recuse herself because he walked on her plane. Let’s not forget that.”
“Bill Clinton, once again, fucked up his wife’s life,” he continued. “Absolutely. If Bill Clinton hadn’t walked on Loretta Lynch’s plane, she would have been making the statement instead of Comey. Yes, he made a statement we didn’t like, but he was given an almost impossible situation.”
“That’s where we are. Bill Clinton. Let’s put the blame where it belongs.”
In his earlier monologue, Maher also raked President Trump over the coals for claiming that Comey was fired because he was unfair to Hillary.
“This insulted Sarah Palin’s intelligence. Because you know, if there’s one thing Trump will not abide, it’s badmouthing his dear friend ‘Crooked Hillary.”