Jon Stewart chokes up, gives angry speech to Congress

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart chokes up and slams Congress over health care for the 9/11 first responders during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund. #CNN #News
  • Source: https://youtu.be/Y2QMqsNvWuc
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  • Dwayne Pinkney

     4 days ago

    Jon Stewart might be the comedian, but Congress is the joke.

  • Richard Rodrigues

     9 hours ago

    TasteMyStinkhole I am a black person and I am appalled at the way Americans come last-white,black and brown.While compassion and generosity are commendable attributes.And I sympathise with the people of Central America who are illegal immigrants and refugees to America.But their attitude is the USA owe them and they do not care about the Americans without jobs,homes and healthcare!America has to secure her border as do other countries.This is what Europe and other Western countries are faced with...

  • Richard Rodrigues

     9 hours ago

    Dwayne Pinkney He was a comedian as a job!But I always felt he was an intelligent person who cared genuinely about people.President Bush was too anxious to resume 'normal' activities after the 9/11 attack.The results of the EPA testing was rushed and politically motivated to send the people whose job it was to clean up the rubble and debris into a toxic environment.It has always been the sad epilogue of the American government policy to discard the honourable,patriotic men and women who served so wi...

  • Noah Puffenbarger

     yesterday

    That closing statement was so powerful it sent chills down my spine. God damn I love Jon Stewart.

  • Gatecrasher

     yesterday

    "18 years later, do yours." Damn, i got chills.

  • Sheryl E

     5 hours ago

    Me too

  • BaeCat

     yesterday

    Damn he really just walked in and yelled at everyone. They seem so uncomfortable, good.

  • The Centrist

     4 hours ago

    They deserve worse words than that. These people really deserve to be put in their place, deep in the ground.

  • Slightly Amused Black Kid from the Suburbs

     yesterday

    He is yelling primarily at the chamber members who aren't there. The majority of those on the council tbat day were people who likely support legislation that'd help these people.

  • Nevermore

     yesterday

    They should all have free healthcare for the rest of their lives. This shouldn't even be a discussion.

  • Banehogg

     22 minutes ago

    @Tristen Shumway sure, cause that's what happens in all western countries except USA. Oh wait, turns you're just full of shit

  • Richard Butchko

     an hour ago

    Congress does

  • thorer

     3 days ago

    I don't care what political party you go for. This man is 100% American fighting for Americans.

  • rolback

     an hour ago

    thorer your delusional. He fighting for the socialists, just like the Democrat Socialists of Venezuela and Cuba.

  • Billy Overton

     an hour ago

    @A Person well the position you just laid out is wholly unscientific. There is no debate about whether human industry is responsible, it is. The idea that there is a debate to be had about projections and responsibility is a lie. Many of the specific effects have already caused damage to low laying nation's around the world as well as right here in the United States. It will get worse. It should be top priority. You are bothsidesing something that is not debatable. And yeah, it makes you a denier t...

  • hello goodbye

     yesterday

    The answer is very obvious. WE HAVE A GOVERNMENT THAT DOES NOT CARE ABOUT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE!!!

  • William Devereux

     an hour ago

    The American government has been controlled by the *Jesuit/Zionist-Rothschild Banking/Industrial Cabal* for a very long time. If you understand this, you will understand this video. War, Debt, and ultimately Enslavement to a New World Order is their End Game.

  • mikeofallon

     4 hours ago

    @Bernard Soul Your reply must be to another comment - not mine.

  • Eric Riley

     yesterday

    "THAT'S YOUR JOB" ... hands down one of the best speeches ever heard.

  • jason

     yesterday

    Eric Riley in my lifetime it Will be

  • Woody Arnold

     2 days ago

    Watch the PBS version. CNN cut the standing ovation.

  • Rudster14

     2 days ago

    I'm impressed. I have always respected NY's finest but 5 seconds is amazing.

  • Jacob Banerjee

     3 hours ago

    To be completely fair both FDNY and NYPD have always had readily available installations right at the World Trade Center because it's always been a large, heavily populated complex

  • Android Live Plays

     11 hours ago

    5 seconds compared to 18 years