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Bill Maher on His $1 Million Donation to Democratic Senate PAC: ‘I’m Worried About This Country’

HBO talk show host Bill Maher has donated $1 million to the Senate Majority PAC.

The PAC is aligned with Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and is aimed at helping to get Democrats elected to the Senate.

“Does everybody agree that this election coming up is the most important election we’ve seen?” he asked his panel, who agreed  it “absolutely” was.

“That’s why this donation I made,” Maher said, before showing a graphic of a Hollywood Reporter article talking about his million dollar donation.

He continued on: “In 2012, I did this, and this is different. That was for my country and i thought it was very important that the first black president get a second term. All the money in the country was going to the Republicans. This time it’s a little more personal. I’m worried about this country and really what’s going to happen to it on a very existential level including my own ass.”

Maher then told all the rich people patting him on the back for his donation, “Not enough… this is the time to step up.”

Watch above, via HBO.

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