Black Lawmakers Who’ve Been On Bill Maher’s Show Decline To Comment On N-Word Episode


Black Lawmakers Who’ve Been On Bill Maher’s Show Decline To Comment On N-Word Episode

Black lawmakers who have appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher declined to comment on the comedian’s use of a racial slur and whether they would return to his show if asked.At least five current members of Congress who are black — Sen. Cory Booker, and Reps. Maxine Waters, Barbara Lee, Sheila Jackson Lee, and Keith Ellison — have all appeared on Maher’s show in recent years.When asked by BuzzFeed News for comment, spokespeople for each of the members of Congress either didn’t return messages seeking comment, or said they were unavailable.Maher has come under intense scrutiny after jokingly …

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