The longest-serving Republican Speaker of the House had been sued for breach of contract after allegedly refusing to pay $1.8 million in "hush money."
Maher referenced Jim Jordan and former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert in a scathing monologue about sexual abuse allegations tied to each Republican.
Senator Mike Folmer resigned the day after he was charged with possession of child pornography.
The single-sex nature of the all-male locker room did nothing to protect the boys abused by Dennis Hastert.
Hastert, 74, faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison for a financial crime in a hush-money case.
The Illinois Republican is charged with trying to hide large cash transactions and then lying to the FBI.
Anonymous law enforcement officials say Hastert was trying to cover up sexual abuse of a male when he was a high school teacher.
Hastert is charged with trying to hide large cash transactions and lying to the FBI about it.
Anticipatory bribery undermines trust in government and creates the appearance of corruption.
The former House of Representatives speaker allegedly sexually abused a student when he was a teacher in Illinois.
The alleged misconduct involved a male and occurred during Hastert's time as a high school wrestling coach and teacher.
The charges include lying to the FBI, relating to an alleged effort to hide $3.5 million in payments he was making to conceal past misconduct.