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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  • Alfonso Medina
    Alfonso Medina  Před 10 hodinami

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

    • Alfonso Medina
      Alfonso Medina  Před 10 hodinami

      9/11 really

      • Tom Sawyer
        Tom Sawyer  Před 12 hodinami

        nothing but respect for this men.

        • Kevin-Ate-Nine
          Kevin-Ate-Nine  Před 2 dny

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

          • Takeshi Kitano
            Takeshi Kitano  Před 7 dny

            the absolute state of the "land of the free"

            • Flat Top
              Flat Top  Před 8 dny

              Stewart on Clown News Network perfect match

              • Adam Holland
                Adam Holland  Před 8 dny

                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  Před 9 dny

                  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!!!!

                  • Dewayne Thomas
                    Dewayne Thomas  Před 10 dny

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

                    • La Onda
                      La Onda  Před 14 dny

                      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  Před 18 dny

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

                        • Patricia Lucious
                          Patricia Lucious  Před 18 dny

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

                          • Aaron E
                            Aaron E  Před 18 dny

                            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  Před 18 dny

                              John Stewart for President 2020!

                              • MoeLarryCurly
                                MoeLarryCurly  Před 19 dny

                                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  Před 19 dny

                                  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  Před 19 dny

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

                                    • righthook27
                                      righthook27  Před 19 dny

                                      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  Před 19 dny

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

                                        • L Loc
                                          L Loc  Před 19 dny

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

                                          • Skyflower23 Kat
                                            Skyflower23 Kat  Před 20 dny

                                            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  Před 21 dnem

                                              Jon Stewart for president FOR REAL!!

                                              • cea Lewin
                                                cea Lewin  Před 22 dny

                                                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.

                                                • Kristi Martinez
                                                  Kristi Martinez  Před 20 dny

                                                  It's completely embarrassing..

                                                  • Jeffrow Ryan
                                                    Jeffrow Ryan  Před 22 dny

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

                                                    • Mr. Murica
                                                      Mr. Murica  Před 22 dny

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

                                                      • nemphesus
                                                        nemphesus  Před 22 dny

                                                        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  Před 23 dny

                                                          At least now funding is guaranteed until 2090!

                                                          • jason deakin xd
                                                            jason deakin xd  Před 23 dny

                                                            one of the best speaches ever. God bless you Sir

                                                            • FortNite Temple
                                                              FortNite Temple  Před 24 dny

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

                                                              • PhatBoyzClub
                                                                PhatBoyzClub  Před 24 dny

                                                                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  Před 24 dny

                                                                  We need more people like this in the world

                                                                  • Baby Sosa
                                                                    Baby Sosa  Před 24 dny

                                                                    I love Jon Stewart ♥️♥️

                                                                    • dkyelak
                                                                      dkyelak  Před 24 dny

                                                                      "Comedian" should be dropped from his title.

                                                                      • Chris Connor
                                                                        Chris Connor  Před 25 dny

                                                                        Stewart 2024

                                                                        • Wilhelm Otto Dusseldorf
                                                                          Wilhelm Otto Dusseldorf  Před 25 dny

                                                                          Every single American should be constantly shaming politicians. Never ending shame. And don’t pick a party either. All of them are corrupt fucks.

                                                                          • hidlive
                                                                            hidlive  Před 25 dny

                                                                            Absolutely

                                                                            • Walter Weathers
                                                                              Walter Weathers  Před 26 dny

                                                                              I've cried every time I've watched this

                                                                              • Jules hm
                                                                                Jules hm  Před 28 dny

                                                                                “Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity; time.” This made me bawl.

                                                                                • Boy vs. Nature
                                                                                  Boy vs. Nature  Před 28 dny

                                                                                  John Stuart is amazing for this, using his voice to help these people. He doesn't have to nor does he get paid for this. Congress is a disgrace. Meanwhile they keep giving themselves raises. Sad. This brought tears to my eyes because this is truly sad

                                                                                  • guitargamery
                                                                                    guitargamery  Před měsícem

                                                                                    I want my tax money going to people that save lives.

                                                                                    • Victor Reyes
                                                                                      Victor Reyes  Před měsícem

                                                                                      Jon Stewart for president

                                                                                      • The Stunnaz
                                                                                        The Stunnaz  Před měsícem

                                                                                        Wish Jon would run for POTUS...he has the heart and wit to go to the White House!

                                                                                        • Ian Davis
                                                                                          Ian Davis  Před měsícem

                                                                                          2.9k thumbs down. Are you friggin' serious?

                                                                                          • Matthew Wiederspan
                                                                                            Matthew Wiederspan  Před měsícem

                                                                                            I sincerely thank Luis Alvarez and all 9/11 first responders for the incomparable sacrifices that they made to save innocent lives. As for the members of Congress that have idiotically remained silent and indifferent to the suffering of these extremely brave men and women, shame on you.

                                                                                            • Smoothy 717
                                                                                              Smoothy 717  Před měsícem

                                                                                              i'd vote for Stewart in a heart beat

                                                                                              • TRAVIS Burnett
                                                                                                TRAVIS Burnett  Před měsícem

                                                                                                John Stewart is the F'N MAN!!!

                                                                                                • Phil Buckhouse
                                                                                                  Phil Buckhouse  Před měsícem

                                                                                                  “Never forget the heroes of 9/11.” “Well here they are! And WHERE ARE THEY?!” Oh my god. Find who voted against this and make sure they never work in government again. This is utterly disgraceful.

                                                                                                  • Jackie 11:11
                                                                                                    Jackie 11:11  Před měsícem

                                                                                                    👏👏👏🙏🙏😪😪

                                                                                                    • Yecenia Avila
                                                                                                      Yecenia Avila  Před měsícem

                                                                                                      Use the wall money for this brave man, and stop this nonsense

                                                                                                      • WillDuhFoh
                                                                                                        WillDuhFoh  Před měsícem

                                                                                                        We need Jon Stewart as our President! Who’s with me? #Stewartforpresident2020

                                                                                                        • David Davidian
                                                                                                          David Davidian  Před měsícem

                                                                                                          God bless you jon

                                                                                                          • Cellar Door
                                                                                                            Cellar Door  Před měsícem

                                                                                                            Beyond appalling. European countries have adopted our American values yet WE fail to uphold them. It’s embarrassing that first responders and veterans get treated like absolute garbage. That ignorant self absorbed POS and the parasites holding the highest levels of office use their power and greed to help only those within their fraternity. And take credit for accomplishing other people’s successes.

                                                                                                            • VintageWrestling
                                                                                                              VintageWrestling  Před měsícem

                                                                                                              I am not a follower of Jon Stewart but this was a great speech.

                                                                                                              • Steve Snellgrove
                                                                                                                Steve Snellgrove  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                You do realize that there are plenty of millionaires in the Democratic Party .. one for example is house speaker Nancy Pelosi and another is the infamous Maxine waters and on and on ... watching listen to something beside the lunatics on msnbc and cnn and you might open up your mind !

                                                                                                                • MinimumEffort
                                                                                                                  MinimumEffort  Před 23 dny

                                                                                                                  It's been passed now, guess what party the 2 who voted against it were from?

                                                                                                                  • Enthusiastic Zestful Villainy

                                                                                                                    The Daily Show Episode December 16, 2010, where Jon Stewart changed format to interview first responders. Probably one of the greatest moments in tv. And Im not even American! www.cc.com/video-clips/nuwe6u/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-9-11-first-responders-react-to-the-senate-filibuster

                                                                                                                    • Enthusiastic Zestful Villainy

                                                                                                                      Mitch McConnell blocked this bill? Yeah Mitch is a PENIS. Im not even american but for the love of god, get rid of him!

                                                                                                                      • ProductionStops
                                                                                                                        ProductionStops  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                        Jon Stewart should run for a political office; he has the tenacity, and the courage, and the ability to speak forthright, to be a true leader.

                                                                                                                        • Joseph Logue
                                                                                                                          Joseph Logue  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                          JOHN STEWART FOR PRESIDENT

                                                                                                                          • Asad Awawdeh
                                                                                                                            Asad Awawdeh  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                            Joseph Logue joeshph Lo.ge for. Presendit

                                                                                                                            • Ryan Gimeson
                                                                                                                              Ryan Gimeson  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                              people say it's not the republicans fault. Im sorry, but which party had control of the senate post 9/11? yeah. that's what i thought

                                                                                                                              • Eric Townsend
                                                                                                                                Eric Townsend  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                Jon Stewart for president!

                                                                                                                                • Wade Jodun
                                                                                                                                  Wade Jodun  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                  Mr. Stewart, I know it's the last thing you want but PLEASE RUN for the House or Senate. I spent 22 years inside government. I've seen this kind of gross injustice and corruption over and over. I will quit my job and work on your campaign full time. The men and women behind you need you - the country needs you. We need you because you give a damn. If the men and women occupying the halls of Congress showed 1/4 the civic duty and patriotism as those men and women who ran towards danger, the nation would be a million times better off. Please run.

                                                                                                                                  • 12121212 12121212
                                                                                                                                    12121212 12121212  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                    dudes got acting chops

                                                                                                                                    • heather mcnulty
                                                                                                                                      heather mcnulty  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                      How can we ignore our heroes in their time of need? Shame is the only word that makes sense. Take care of those that have sacrificed themselves to save us.

                                                                                                                                      • Jay Al
                                                                                                                                        Jay Al  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                        Well said Jon

                                                                                                                                        • Asad Awawdeh
                                                                                                                                          Asad Awawdeh  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                          Jay Al

                                                                                                                                          • SwedishStorm
                                                                                                                                            SwedishStorm  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                            RIP Luis Alvarez. I am so sorry that America didn't stand behind you, after you did so to her.

                                                                                                                                            • Jon Hoef
                                                                                                                                              Jon Hoef  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                              The straight, honest, and emotional speech given by Jon Stewart was remarkable and unforgettable. We can never forget the heroic efforts and sacrifices of the first responders of 9/11. Their efforts probably saved thousands of American lives that morning and we must do all that we can to stand behind them 100% and provide them the funding the need and deserve. Thank you Jon Stewart for having the backs of these American heroes!

                                                                                                                                              • Doug Smith
                                                                                                                                                Doug Smith  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                Jon stood up to the swampers ! Kick the bums out! Congress = Human Excrement

                                                                                                                                                • TwennyGee
                                                                                                                                                  TwennyGee  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                  CNN - propaganda - low views. CNN - John Stewart speaking truths- millions of views. CNN- propaganda 99% of the time.

                                                                                                                                                  • RahYutKill
                                                                                                                                                    RahYutKill  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                    Republicans hate our 9/11 first responders but love the wars they started from it. Imagine that.

                                                                                                                                                    • 049 Abject testament
                                                                                                                                                      049 Abject testament  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                      @RahYutKill Terrorist socialist Pig too afraid to strike enough. America Was promoted to power on being strong, not weak. like you liberal democratic retards.

                                                                                                                                                      • RahYutKill
                                                                                                                                                        RahYutKill  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                        @049 Abject testament Violent right wing fascists strike again.

                                                                                                                                                        • 049 Abject testament
                                                                                                                                                          049 Abject testament  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                          @Ryan Gimeson Barack Obama, All of you are liberal Terrorists Traitors. If this was 1776 you'd be shot for your Treachery.

                                                                                                                                                          • Ryan Gimeson
                                                                                                                                                            Ryan Gimeson  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                            049 Abject testament then who has failed this country?

                                                                                                                                                            • 049 Abject testament
                                                                                                                                                              049 Abject testament  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                              @RahYutKill Who runs the White House?

                                                                                                                                                              • Kappa
                                                                                                                                                                Kappa  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                Who cares about the party, this is a damn good man.

                                                                                                                                                                • Max Power
                                                                                                                                                                  Max Power  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                  Luis Alvarez, who was one of the first responders present at this hearing, has just died. RIP

                                                                                                                                                                  • HOD STUDIO
                                                                                                                                                                    HOD STUDIO  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                    America is no doubt the greatest country on earth for many reasons but it is being ruined by the corrupt leaderships , those corrupt people in power did things like 9/11 . They don't give a fuck about average Americans , they have their own agendas. I think life in America is too fast and not everybody has the time to search and look into details and seek truth, majority of the people will trust the news shown on tv. so anything the Tv says , they will believe it. Poor and average citizens will suffer the most whether its happening in developed countries or developing countries, because of corrupt leaders.

                                                                                                                                                                    • cardinalis
                                                                                                                                                                      cardinalis  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                      A man passionate about an important cause and able to show true emotion about said cause is SO sexy.

                                                                                                                                                                      • TidalWave Dan
                                                                                                                                                                        TidalWave Dan  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                        The government told me that those plans hitting the building was a declaration of war. It’s only logical to conclude that the first responders are victims of war. Their care should be included in the over inflated defense budget. Shit is sad...

                                                                                                                                                                        • Nadhiya Nâtaline
                                                                                                                                                                          Nadhiya Nâtaline  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                          This will go down as one of the best speeches of the century. It's shameful that we even have to debate this in Congress. 9/11 responders shouldn't have to worry about wether they'll have enough food on the table or money in the bank, or medicine for health issues, it should be automatically provided without question

                                                                                                                                                                          • Elle E
                                                                                                                                                                            Elle E  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                            9/11 was an inside job

                                                                                                                                                                            • BEAT LA
                                                                                                                                                                              BEAT LA  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                              This is a rare issue that there is no divide in America, Republican or Democrat, we ALL recognize these people are brave heroes responding to one of the worst tragic single days in US history right up there with Pearl Harbor.

                                                                                                                                                                              • Robert Biondo
                                                                                                                                                                                Robert Biondo  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                                Life is not fair we all have problems. Government is not the answer.

                                                                                                                                                                                • al Mamlūk
                                                                                                                                                                                  al Mamlūk  Před měsícem

                                                                                                                                                                                  Jon Stewart is the kind of American I respect. If more Americans were like him, I suspect I wouldn't have as much distrust for America as I do