Jon Stewart chokes up, gives angry speech to Congress

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  • Published: 11 June 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.

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  • Copper BinNNN
    Copper BinNNN  3 days back

    Ameirican is A JOKE.

    • WareN The Gamer
      WareN The Gamer  4 days back

      gotta love how goerge bush & his supperiors did this to American citizens & still people have no shred of logic to see how these evil human beings & their little underlings (congress etc...) will just not care & never assume consequences

      • Charli Blake
        Charli Blake  3 weeks back

        Given the recent anniversary I was saying this exact same stuff that Stewart is w re to these HEROES! Shame on those in a position of power not taking complete care of these men and women. Go back and watch the footage of the day the towers went down and tell me you don’t agree! It’s fucking deplorable that any one of these people are struggling to have health care while keeping their heads above water financially. Gross!

        • DollyPartonFarts
          DollyPartonFarts  3 weeks back

          Quite an acting job Stewart puts on here. "I can do without the insincere sincerity" -G.C.

          • KingJay
            KingJay  4 weeks back

            Why is this even a debate? It should be a given. Fuck Congress!

            • Polly tics Piche
              Polly tics Piche  1 months back

              “ by the way that’s your jobs anyway “ tell them Jon.

              • Vilém Válek
                Vilém Válek  1 months back

                he didnt need to be that theathrecal...but he told the ugly truth

                • Ramon Gomide
                  Ramon Gomide  1 months back

                  Did people get cancer from 9/11? wtf.. Can someone explain what that fund is about?

                  • Mister Marathon
                    Mister Marathon  3 weeks back

                    Ramon Gomide People inhaled numerous amounts of toxins that were there as a result of a collapsing building. Too many of those toxins together can, in fact cause cancer.

                • Octagon Count
                  Octagon Count  1 months back

                  Today is 9/11/2019 as we remember the tragic day that happened years ago, we remember the first responders who gave their lives to save others but this year we should honor the person who fought for first responders to get the benefits they needed!

                  June 11, 2019 never forget this speech.

                  • Soonthorn XKaLiBaR
                    Soonthorn XKaLiBaR  1 months back

                    Doesn’t he know that it was a false flag in the first place, so everyone who died and is sick now, is because of the same people brushing them off.

                    • meligoth
                      meligoth  1 months back

                      @Videos should we tell him his Koch brothers check will only be half since the other one died?

                    • Videos
                      Videos  1 months back

                      Soonthorn XKaLiBaR here we go

                  • daytripper
                    daytripper  1 months back

                    the guy on the right to john is trying to not break down the whole time. as a german im not even that effected by 9/11 and all thats surrounding it, but if i was in the position of all these first-helpers, id start a riot.

                    • Benjamin Crout
                      Benjamin Crout  2 months back

                      Jon Stewart is a bitch, but even he’s right on occasion.

                      • william clark
                        william clark  2 months back

                        Jon Stewart really stepped for these 911 first responders.Those in the hall behind him are broken people who do not deserve the short end of the stick by being pushed aside like trick of treaters.He really rubbed the members of Congresses noses in this problem and they really got the message

                        • Joe Wiedmeier
                          Joe Wiedmeier  2 months back

                          My boy

                          • George Morris
                            George Morris  2 months back

                            gee no joke writer's jon?

                            • Joe Friendly
                              Joe Friendly  2 months back

                              Lacking in the discussion is what was in the dust that the 9/11 first responders breathed in that had such horrible health consequences. Scientists published finding in the dust a new high-tech super-explosive, nanothermate. It was designed for spraying onto surfaces and apparently sprayed under the World Trade Center Towers' flooring, which is what caused virtually all the 110 floors of concrete in each of the towers to turn into extremely fine dust rather than appear as chunks in the rubble. Also in the dust was asbestos, along with thousands of filing cabinets, computers, toilets, etc. and humans! that weren't in the rubble pile.

                              Recently the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District have sided with the Lawyers' Committee For 9/11 Inquiry petition to the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York for a Grand Jury investigation of 9/11 crimes, with these words included in the fire fighters' resolution:

                              ". . . the overwhelming evidence presented in said petition demonstrates beyond any doubt that pre-planted explosives and/or incendiaries — not just airplanes and the ensuing fires — caused the destruction of the three World Trade Center buildings, killing the vast majority of the victims who perished that day. . ." https://www.lawyerscommitteefor9-11inquiry.org/

                              • PV M
                                PV M  2 months back

                                John stewart should run for president

                                • S S
                                  S S  2 months back

                                  I watch this video every time I can't seem to figure out how Curropt and Broken our Government has become.
                                  And although I never really saw eye to eye with Jon on many Political issues.
                                  I've gained nothing but respect for the man after he did this.
                                  Because it's not Political.
                                  It's about right and Wrong.
                                  It's real. And from the Hart.
                                  And God Bless this man for using his voice to speak on behalf of many that were brushed aside with no voice.
                                  He's absolutely correct.
                                  And ever American should be Pissed off at these Buricrat's.
                                  For the Vast majority of us knew nothing about it until Jon and these folks went in front of Congress.
                                  Thanks MSM. I guess the Agenda on both sides to Divide us was more important than to inform us.
                                  I guess Jussie , and racebating along with a stupid politicized wall was more important than informing us about this disgrace that Buricrat's had no intention on correcting.
                                  But then again.
                                  I myself should have known.
                                  Because this is how the Buricrat's feel about our second responders that they send to fight wars as well.
                                  Defunding and politically hacking the VA .
                                  Meanwhile Many of my Brothers and Sisters who served as well couldn't get the proper treatment they needed.
                                  Getting ran around all over the place just to be told that the liability is with the VA .
                                  Then after establishing that.
                                  Having to wait up to 8 months to be seen.
                                  Seen by Dr's treat people as a case instead of a patient.
                                  And meanwhile... We wonder why so many end up either commiting suiside or Homeless after losing their families, because Dad is not able to be as we known him before. etc.
                                  Let's not forget about our Vietnam Vets as well .
                                  Very similar to our 9/11 responders .
                                  Breathing in crap.
                                  Being pushed aside.
                                  VA is useless.
                                  Most are too far gone in the head because PTSD wasn't a diagnosis back then and was not treated.
                                  They were passed on as being shell shocked.
                                  Even though PTSD would have been diagnosed if the Government gave a shit about them from the beginning.
                                  Many of these men developed lung Cancer.
                                  As my Good friend Jim did by breathing that shit in there.
                                  And even when he was at the beginning stages and having problems.
                                  He waited 9 Months to see a Dr. Through the VA.
                                  By then it was too late.
                                  He passed two years ago.
                                  Didn't even get to enjoy his retirement with his Grandchildren.
                                  So as these Buricrat's try and act as Humanetarians .
                                  Like they care about issues such as Poverty, health care, education, wages, and every other Political issue to use for election.
                                  I just want people to remember those that are out there that are suffering and losing everything.
                                  Those same people that risked their lives for others, and this Country.
                                  Because they Political hacks don't care about them.
                                  Nor do they want to have them pulled out from under the rug that they brushed them under.
                                  But they will sure act patriotic when there is another War or disaster to fight that benefits their employer.
                                  The Fed Reserve.
                                  Only creating future castaways and burdens once they are done with them.
                                  At least those who survive.

                                  • Keyboard Dancers
                                    Keyboard Dancers  2 months back

                                    Health care and benefits? In america? ROTFLTMGRO!! (rolls on the floor laughing til my guts roll out).

                                    • Alfonso Medina
                                      Alfonso Medina  2 months back

                                      Complaints for what they signed up for it don't complain it's your job

                                      • Alfonso Medina
                                        Alfonso Medina  2 months back

                                        9/11 really

                                        • Tom Sawyer
                                          Tom Sawyer  2 months back

                                          nothing but respect for this men.

                                          • Kevin-Ate-Nine
                                            Kevin-Ate-Nine  2 months back

                                            I know jokes are always made about it but how can anyone actually dislike this?

                                            • Takeshi Kitano
                                              Takeshi Kitano  2 months back

                                              the absolute state of the "land of the free"

                                              • Flat Top
                                                Flat Top  2 months back

                                                Stewart on Clown News Network perfect match

                                                • Adam Holland
                                                  Adam Holland  2 months back

                                                  I disagree a lot with John Stewart in general but this was brilliant. He didn't have to do this. He fought hard for what he thought was right and succeeded on behalf of his fellow New Yorkers.
                                                  Much love from New Zealand.

                                                  • John Nostro
                                                    John Nostro  2 months back

                                                    I cant stand to see this shit 9/11 was done by are government, they did the crime they are not going to help the witnesses F.D.N.Y.. people need to open there mouths and say it 9/11 was an inside job. C.I.A. set up and killed SEAL TEAM 6 . delta force killed PAT TILLMAN. The world trade center was blown to shit!!!! Time to wake up people. I'm on a ship of fools, fools. F.D.N.Y. should have investigated the attack. It was there job. Did there inspection teams look at anything?? The fires burned for 3 months. COME ON!!!!! There is so much proof it was an inside job its stupid. FUCK WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!!

                                                    • Videos
                                                      Videos  1 months back

                                                      John Nostro seal team 6 is alive your argument is completely invalid

                                                  • Dewayne Thomas
                                                    Dewayne Thomas  2 months back

                                                    Man, I can really go for some Deer Park water.

                                                    • 666 666
                                                      666 666  3 months back

                                                      50 years from now, retarded people will be using their minds to post about how the system is broken because Congress didn't do something for some guys that politicians said they care about. It never strikes Americans that maybe their govt just doesn't really care. Certain demographics are going to vote a particular direction no matter what, so some shit you'll get to whenever the fuck you get to it. What the hell are the families of 1st responders gonna do, vote for a bunch of Black Far Leftists? Fuck outta here.

                                                      • Doug Zilla
                                                        Doug Zilla  3 months back

                                                        I wish Jon Stewart would run for president. He won't because he's not a friggin puppet unfortunately..

                                                        • Patricia Lucious
                                                          Patricia Lucious  3 months back

                                                          The Donald said he had 100’s of friends there, liar.

                                                          • Aaron D E E
                                                            Aaron D E E  3 months back

                                                            Well, well the efforts ofJohn Stewart made "the sonald" do the right thing; I'll bet forceing him to help the people he called"losers" is gonna stick in his craw the rest of his life!

                                                            • DarKKnightt07
                                                              DarKKnightt07  3 months back

                                                              John Stewart for President 2020!

                                                              • MoeLarryCurly
                                                                MoeLarryCurly  3 months back

                                                                Bush and O bomb a       did nothing  for the vets either,   Trump just signed the bill  and has been fighting for veterans since he arrived in office.

                                                                • MoeLarryCurly
                                                                  MoeLarryCurly  3 months back

                                                                  da , he dropped a lot of bombs...  read Books on 911 By Chris Bollyn  and learn who did it.  I know  a great deal about 911  , I could give lectures on the subject.

                                                                • MoeLarryCurly
                                                                  MoeLarryCurly  3 months back

                                                                  he dropped a lot of bombs    , did nothing for  vets. Read books by Chris Bollyn 911   ,  pass it on

                                                                • righthook27
                                                                  righthook27  3 months back

                                                                  This is about 9/11 first responders, not war veterans... try to keep up. Btw, making up nicknames by rearranging or adding letters to someone's name is super childish. Do you actually think you're being clever??

                                                              • DesignatedOperator
                                                                DesignatedOperator  3 months back

                                                                Today, President Trump signed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

                                                                • Loxodon Locuturus
                                                                  Loxodon Locuturus  3 months back

                                                                  They need to save the tax money for the next banker bail out.

                                                                  • Skyflower23 Kat
                                                                    Skyflower23 Kat  3 months back

                                                                    Thank You for your Voice. Thank you Lord for using Jon Stewart to be that man to touch their hearts. And get the Bill passed finally. Its a good day for Heroes

                                                                    • Orr Jake
                                                                      Orr Jake  3 months back

                                                                      Jon Stewart for president FOR REAL!!

                                                                      • cea Lewin
                                                                        cea Lewin  3 months back

                                                                        When a comedian has to come yell at you, say you should be ashamed and that your a bunch of cowards, to get you to help the first responders of 9/11 is when you know you have a problem. This man never stops amazing me. He really is great.

                                                                      • Jeffrow Ryan
                                                                        Jeffrow Ryan  3 months back

                                                                        I don't know about you guys, but if I don't go to work, I get fired.

                                                                        • Mr. Murica
                                                                          Mr. Murica  3 months back

                                                                          The congressmen and women (which are surprise, suprise, disproportionately conservative) that voted against this relief bil should be ashamed of themselves

                                                                          • nemphesus
                                                                            nemphesus  3 months back

                                                                            I still remember there was a documentary where someone brought some first responders over to Canada and they were treated foc. After treatment, they hailed them as heroes and wished them well.

                                                                            Why I brought this up is because I would like to make a point that its extremely shameful for Americans when your own government won't even help.

                                                                            • JrJagsFootball
                                                                              JrJagsFootball  3 months back

                                                                              At least now funding is guaranteed until 2090!

                                                                              • Yvonne Lunt
                                                                                Yvonne Lunt  3 months back

                                                                                one of the best speaches ever. God bless you Sir

                                                                                • FortNite Temple
                                                                                  FortNite Temple  3 months back

                                                                                  This speech is what got this bill passed. Here, Here....

                                                                                  • PhatBoyzClub
                                                                                    PhatBoyzClub  3 months back

                                                                                    Probably one of the finest examples of American values. Here is someone I can undoubtedly say embodies the values of what makes a people admirable.

                                                                                    • Moist Oyzter
                                                                                      Moist Oyzter  3 months back

                                                                                      We need more people like this in the world

                                                                                      • Baby Sosa
                                                                                        Baby Sosa  3 months back

                                                                                        I love Jon Stewart ♥️♥️