Must Watch: Jon Stewart Obliterates Congress During 9/11 Hearing
Former host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” Jon Stewart tore into Congress over their lack of initiative on the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee.
Speaking before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on Tuesday, Stewart called the lawmakers “shameful” for not reauthorizing the compensation fund’s budget past 2020, and at times even broke down into tears.
“I can’t help but think what an incredible metaphor this room is…a filled room of 9/11 first responders and front on me, a nearly empty Congress. Sick and dying,