Bill Maher hopes SCOTUS strikes down Colorado's Trump ballot ban: 'I just don't think this is the way'

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"Real Time" big Bill Maher offered his support of nan Supreme Court's expected ruling to onslaught down Colorado's ballot prohibition of erstwhile President Trump, insisting it's not "the way" to spell astir defeating him successful 2024. 

Maher kicked disconnected a sheet chat Friday nighttime by saying nan courts "are gonna beryllium everything successful this election" and that they'll yet beryllium "the decider."

He first approvingly cited nan national appeals court's ruling that Trump was not immune from prosecution successful nan 2020 predetermination case. He past expressed vexation that "we whitethorn not moreover get nan large trial" earlier November because nan courts are "moving excessively slow."

"So f--- them," Maher exclaimed. 

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The HBO prima past pivoted to past week's Supreme Court arguments pertaining to Colorado's arguable determination to barroom Trump from nan superior ballot based connected his actions starring up to nan events of Jan. 6. 

But dissimilar galore liberals successful nan media championing Colorado's case, Maher took Trump's side. 

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"The Supreme Court [is] astir to rule, and it looks for illustration it's going to spell successful Trump's favor, astir whether individual states tin barroom personification from moving nether nan Insurrection Act because January 6," Maher said. "Now look, moreover group who do not want Trump to beryllium president and I deliberation that everybody astatine this table- galore of those group including myself, I must say, not opposed to this ruling for illustration because I conscionable don't deliberation this is nan measurement you tin do it."

"First of all, it's a small murky whether that January 6 was an ‘insurrection,’" Maher continued. "It surely was a riot. It was a bunch of- a batch of those people- immoderate of them were decidedly location to extremity that election. A batch of them were conscionable like, ‘Oh good, Trump. I emotion him and ooh, nan Capitol is unfastened now.'"

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Maher went connected to constituent retired that "half nan country" has not been convinced astir Trump's alleged wrongdoing betwixt nan impeachment trial, nan Jan. 6 committee and the media's changeless coverage attacking nan erstwhile president. 

"If they do this, if they barroom Trump from running, aliases he loses nan predetermination because he couldn't tally successful 2 states, this will go nan norm," Maher added.