Jon Stewart chokes up, gives angry speech to Congress

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

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

    Polly tics PichePolly tics PicheVor 4 Tage
  • he didnt need to be that theathrecal...but he told the ugly truth

    Vilém VálekVilém VálekVor 6 Tage
  • Did people get cancer from 9/11? wtf.. Can someone explain what that fund is about?

    Ramon GomideRamon GomideVor 7 Tage
  • 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.

    Octagon CountOctagon CountVor 9 Tage
  • 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.

    Soonthorn XKaLiBaRSoonthorn XKaLiBaRVor 9 Tage
    • @Videos should we tell him his Koch brothers check will only be half since the other one died?

      meligothmeligothVor 8 Tage
    • Soonthorn XKaLiBaR here we go

      VideosVideosVor 9 Tage
  • 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.

    daytripperdaytripperVor 10 Tage
  • Jon Stewart is a bitch, but even he’s right on occasion.

    Benjamin CroutBenjamin CroutVor 17 Tage
  • 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

    william clarkwilliam clarkVor 19 Tage
  • My boy

    Joe WiedmeierJoe WiedmeierVor 26 Tage
  • gee no joke writer's jon?

    George MorrisGeorge MorrisVor 27 Tage
  • 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. . ."

    Joe FriendlyJoe FriendlyVor 28 Tage
  • John stewart should run for president

    PV MPV MVor 28 Tage
  • 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.

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

    Keyboard DancersKeyboard DancersVor Monat
  • Complaints for what they signed up for it don't complain it's your job

    Alfonso MedinaAlfonso MedinaVor Monat
  • 9/11 really

    Alfonso MedinaAlfonso MedinaVor Monat
  • nothing but respect for this men.

    Tom SawyerTom SawyerVor Monat
  • I know jokes are always made about it but how can anyone actually dislike this?

    Kevin-Ate-NineKevin-Ate-NineVor Monat
  • the absolute state of the "land of the free"

    Takeshi KitanoTakeshi KitanoVor Monat
  • Stewart on Clown News Network perfect match

    Flat TopFlat TopVor Monat
  • 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.

    Adam HollandAdam HollandVor Monat
  • 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!!!!

    John NostroJohn NostroVor Monat
    • John Nostro seal team 6 is alive your argument is completely invalid

      VideosVideosVor 9 Tage
  • Man, I can really go for some Deer Park water.

    Dewayne ThomasDewayne ThomasVor Monat
  • 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.

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

    Doug ZillaDoug ZillaVor Monat
  • The Donald said he had 100’s of friends there, liar.

    Patricia LuciousPatricia LuciousVor Monat
  • 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!

    Aaron EAaron EVor Monat
  • John Stewart for President 2020!

    DarKKnightt07DarKKnightt07Vor Monat
  • 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.

    MoeLarryCurlyMoeLarryCurlyVor Monat
    • 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.

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

      MoeLarryCurlyMoeLarryCurlyVor Monat
    • 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??

      righthook27righthook27Vor Monat
  • Today, President Trump signed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

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

    Loxodon LocuturusLoxodon LocuturusVor Monat
  • 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

    Skyflower23 KatSkyflower23 KatVor Monat
  • Jon Stewart for president FOR REAL!!

    Orr JakeOrr JakeVor Monat
  • 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.

    cea Lewincea LewinVor Monat
    • It's completely embarrassing..

      Kristi MartinezKristi MartinezVor Monat
  • I don't know about you guys, but if I don't go to work, I get fired.

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

    Mr. MuricaMr. MuricaVor Monat
  • 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.

    nemphesusnemphesusVor Monat
  • At least now funding is guaranteed until 2090!

    JrJagsFootballJrJagsFootballVor Monat
  • one of the best speaches ever. God bless you Sir

    jason deakin xdjason deakin xdVor Monat
  • This speech is what got this bill passed. Here, Here....

    FortNite TempleFortNite TempleVor Monat
  • 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.

    PhatBoyzClubPhatBoyzClubVor Monat
  • We need more people like this in the world

    Moist OyzterMoist OyzterVor Monat
  • I love Jon Stewart ♥️♥️

    Baby SosaBaby SosaVor Monat
  • "Comedian" should be dropped from his title.

    dkyelakdkyelakVor Monat
  • Stewart 2024

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

    Wilhelm Otto DusseldorfWilhelm Otto DusseldorfVor Monat
    • Absolutely

      hidlivehidliveVor Monat
  • I've cried every time I've watched this

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

    Jules hmJules hmVor 2 Monate
  • 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

    Boy vs. NatureBoy vs. NatureVor 2 Monate
  • I want my tax money going to people that save lives.

    guitargameryguitargameryVor 2 Monate
  • Jon Stewart for president

    Victor ReyesVictor ReyesVor 2 Monate
  • Wish Jon would run for POTUS...he has the heart and wit to go to the White House!

    The StunnazThe StunnazVor 2 Monate
  • 2.9k thumbs down. Are you friggin' serious?

    Ian DavisIan DavisVor 2 Monate
  • 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.

    Matthew WiederspanMatthew WiederspanVor 2 Monate
  • i'd vote for Stewart in a heart beat

    Smoothy 717Smoothy 717Vor 2 Monate
  • John Stewart is the F'N MAN!!!

    TRAVIS BurnettTRAVIS BurnettVor 2 Monate
  • “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.

    Phil BuckhousePhil BuckhouseVor 2 Monate
  • 👏👏👏🙏🙏😪😪

    Jackie 11:11Jackie 11:11Vor 2 Monate
  • Use the wall money for this brave man, and stop this nonsense

    Yecenia AvilaYecenia AvilaVor 2 Monate
  • We need Jon Stewart as our President! Who’s with me? #Stewartforpresident2020

    WillDuhFohWillDuhFohVor 2 Monate
  • God bless you jon

    David DavidianDavid DavidianVor 2 Monate
  • 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.

    Cellar DoorCellar DoorVor 2 Monate
    • Excuse me, European countries have absolutely NOT adopted american values, thank you very much indeed!!

      Keyboard DancersKeyboard DancersVor Monat
  • I am not a follower of Jon Stewart but this was a great speech.

    VintageWrestlingVintageWrestlingVor 2 Monate
  • 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 !

    Steve SnellgroveSteve SnellgroveVor 2 Monate
    • It's been passed now, guess what party the 2 who voted against it were from?

      MinimumEffortMinimumEffortVor Monat
  • 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!

    Enthusiastic Zestful VillainyEnthusiastic Zestful VillainyVor 2 Monate
  • Mitch McConnell blocked this bill? Yeah Mitch is a PENIS. Im not even american but for the love of god, get rid of him!

    Enthusiastic Zestful VillainyEnthusiastic Zestful VillainyVor 2 Monate
  • 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.

    ProductionStopsProductionStopsVor 2 Monate

    Joseph LogueJoseph LogueVor 2 Monate
    • Joseph Logue joeshph for. Presendit

      Asad AwawdehAsad AwawdehVor 2 Monate
  • 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

    Ryan GimesonRyan GimesonVor 2 Monate
Jon Stewart chokes up, gives angry speech to Congress