WATCH: Maher and Former CIA Chief Agree U.S. Election Will Hinge on Possible Terror Attack

Former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden speaks to Bill Maher about what a Trump presidency would look like.

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Short transcript:

Michael Hayden: In reality, it is really the way we look at it Bill, if we fail in the security function your liberties are at risk. You know what this nation does after catastrophic failure?

Bill Maher: Elects Trump?  

Hayden: Things along those lines. No, seriously.

Maher: I think the election will hinge on whether there is another terrorist attack in this country. I think if there is, especially close to the election, it is President Trump.