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U.S. lawmakers vote to extend funding for 9/11 first responders | CBC News

One day after being berated by comedian Jon Stewart, a U.S. House committee has unanimously voted to extend the fund compensating 9/11 first responders.

jon stewart - CBC News
3:53pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

Jon Stewart and the battle over the 9/11 victims fund, explained

The battle over funding for 9/11 victims has dragged on for years in Congress — and Jon Stewart is keeping up the fight

jon stewart - CBS News
3:28pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

House Judiciary Committee advances 9/11 compensation bill

The unanimous vote comes one day after Jon Stewart shamed lawmakers for not attending the hearing.

jon stewart - Axios
12:46pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

Jon Stewart rebukes Congress over 9/11 fund

Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy programme The Daily Show, criticised members of Congress for not attending a hearing on renewing funding for a programme that provides healthcare to first responders who were sickened responding to…

jon stewart - RTE
6:45am PDT - June 12th, 2019

Jon Stewart chokes up, slams lawmakers at hearing on 9/11 first responders fund

"I can't help but think what an incredible metaphor this room is ... a filled room of 9/11 first responders and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress"

jon stewart - CBS News
6:34am PDT - June 12th, 2019

Jon Stewart chokes up, slams lawmakers at hearing on 9/11 first responders fund

Jon Stewart's latest impassioned plea to help 9/11 first responders sickened by the attack is giving the issue new urgency in Washington. Dozens of police, firefighters and others joined Stewart at an emotional Capitol Hill hearing Tuesday where the former "D…

jon stewart - CBS News
4:32am PDT - June 12th, 2019

'Start Here': Trump and Biden in Iowa, Kim Jong Nam's CIA ties, Jon Stewart's rage

It's Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.

jon stewart - ABC News
3:50am PDT - June 12th, 2019

'Start Here': Trump and Biden in Iowa, Kim Jong Nam's CIA ties, Jon Stewart's rage

It's Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.

jon stewart - ABC News
1:58am PDT - June 12th, 2019

6/11: CBS Evening News

Jon Stewart slams lawmakers for failing to extend 9/11 first responder fund; Homeless to Harvard: Teen speaks out about her journey.

jon stewart - CBS News
7:21pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart slams lawmakers for failing to extend 9/11 first responder fund

Jon Stewart is known for his punchlines. But he took a far more serious tone when addressing lawmakers about the need to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Nancy Cordes reports.

jon stewart - CBS News
3:46pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart rips lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 responders hearing

Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart choked up Tuesday while slamming Congress over health care for responders to the September 11 terrorist attacks.

jon stewart - CNN
2:37pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at U.S. lawmakers over response to 9/11 first responders | CBC News

Comedian Jon Stewart scolds Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.

jon stewart - CBC News
1:53pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9/11 funding hearing: 'Drove me nuts' there were empty seats

Jon Stewart said he was angered at lawmakers who failed to attend a hearing on future funding for the 9/11 victims' compensation fund.

jon stewart - Fox News
1:53pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Watch Jon Stewart blast Congress on behalf of 9/11 first responders

Stewart wasn’t happy with the empty committee seats.

jon stewart - Google News
1:45pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart breaks down in emotional testimony at 9/11 Victims Fund hearing

The former "Daily Show" host and activist for veterans and first responders gave emotional testimony expressing his anger with Congress for not addressing 9/11 survivor health issues. Watch his full remarks.

jon stewart - CBS News
1:23pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart on his emotional testimony and effort to push Congress to save 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

9/11 responder advocate Jon Stewart urges Congress to fully fund the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund, says he can never repay the debt to first responders.

jon stewart - Fox News
1:22pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund

Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sickened respo…

jon stewart - Google News
1:15pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Watch: Jon Stewart calls out lawmakers over 9/11 victims' compensation fund in emotional House testimony

Comedian Jon Stewart tore into members of Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks won't run out of money -- and for skipping a hearing devoted to that very crisis.

jon stewart - Google News
12:37pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.Stewart, a...

jon stewart - Associated Press
12:26pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart receives standing ovation after speech to congress on 9/11 first responders: 'A stain on this institution'

'I can’t help but think what an incredible metaphor this room is for the entire process that getting health care and benefits for 9/11 first responders has come to'

jon stewart - Independent
12:26pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart Blasts Members Of Congress During 9/11 First Responders Hearing

“Sick and dying, they brought themselves down here to speak to no one.”

jon stewart - Buzzfeed
11:38am PDT - June 11th, 2019

An angry Jon Stewart demands Congress compensate 9/11 responders

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jon stewart - ABC News
11:08am PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart Blasts Lawmakers In Hearing For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund

Stewart, a longtime advocate for victims and first responders of the 2001 attacks, said it was "shameful" more lawmakers didn't attend.

jon stewart - Google News
11:03am PDT - June 11th, 2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at MIA lawmakers at 9/11 victims fund hearing

WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/ 11 attacks never runs out of money. Pointing to rows of empty seats at a House Judiciary Committee hearing room, Stewart said "s…

jon stewart - NBC News
9:58am PDT - June 11th, 2019

John Stewart rips Congress in 9/11 victims fund hearing; 'They did their jobs ... do yours!'

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted Congress Tuesday as an "embarrassment to the country" after many House Judiciary members skipped a committee hearing to extend the 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund, set to expire in 2020.

jon stewart - The Washington Times
6:43am PDT - June 11th, 2019

RT @PSYCH_HYPE: Alternative headline: “Sociopath doesn't understand why someone would help another person.” https://t.co/JHSKsVp7cI

Dazy Jane (@dazyjane410)
9:39am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @DHStokyo: Last week Jon Stewart had to go to Congress to shame them for their lack of action to protect 9/11 first responders. McConne…

Desi (@fastwriter2)
9:39am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @CraigRozniecki: "Mitch McConnell Wonders Why Jon Stewart Is ‘All Bent Out of Shape’ Over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund" - https://t.co/…

Senri Evans (@evans_senri)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @PSYCH_HYPE: Alternative headline: “Sociopath doesn't understand why someone would help another person.” https://t.co/JHSKsVp7cI

alyssa hanna, no capitals ever (@alyssawaking)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @mkraju: Mitch McConnell on Fox and Friends about Jon Stewart demands to replenish 9/11 compensation fund. "We never failed to address t…

it can so be blank (@brakerbraker20)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @PSYCH_HYPE: Alternative headline: “Sociopath doesn't understand why someone would help another person.” https://t.co/JHSKsVp7cI

Zach Vecker (@V3CK3R)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @CNN: Jon Stewart takes aim at Mitch McConnell's record on funding for 9/11 first responders, saying the Senate leader has "always held…

Neal Abisan (@jtrathgeber)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @DHStokyo: Last week Jon Stewart had to go to Congress to shame them for their lack of action to protect 9/11 first responders. McConne…

Jaclyne parese (@JaclyneParese)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @CNNPolitics: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, says he can’t figure out why Jon Stewart is “a…

Tom Crosthwaite (@ThomCrosthwaite)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @DHStokyo: Last week Jon Stewart had to go to Congress to shame them for their lack of action to protect 9/11 first responders. McConne…

Cheri Via (@ViaCheri)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @PSYCH_HYPE: Alternative headline: “Sociopath doesn't understand why someone would help another person.” https://t.co/JHSKsVp7cI

rolltide (@danajbama)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @DHStokyo: Last week Jon Stewart had to go to Congress to shame them for their lack of action to protect 9/11 first responders. McConne…

Storm ❤️ (@DemocracyStorm)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @thedailybeast: Mitch McConnell is wondering why Jon Stewart is "all bent out of shape" over the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. "It so…

Michael Ortiz (@Ortiz_A_M)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @lovyrsmile: I HOPE ALL KENTUCKIANS REMEMBER ALL McConnells Sins against AMERICANS IN THE NAME OF $$$ When the time comes to vote in 202…

Barbara Upton (@upton1144)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @TheRynheart: ‘Jon Stewart: McConnell has 'never' dealt with 9/11 responders compassionately’ https://t.co/C0TkrJ2fWz

Lyn Black (@S_Maggie_Nic)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @HillReporter: Jon Stewart says Mitch McConnell is the biggest obstacle in funding 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund https://t.co/EvHhPLq8…

Kathryn Weber (@Kathryn05322466)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @CNNPolitics: Jon Stewart takes aim at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in continued fight for 9/11 victim compensation fund https…

Tony Cheevers (@tony_cheevers)
9:38am PDT - June 17th, 2019

Mitch McConnell: Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is ‘Bent Out Of Shape’ Over 9/11 Bill https://t.co/HbNzsYySEW

Jean (@mohawk6642)
9:37am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @JDiamond1: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Jon Stewart's advocacy for 9/11 first responders: “I don't know why he is all bent…

Zach D Roberts (@zdroberts)
9:37am PDT - June 17th, 2019

Soulless McConnell just doesn’t get it. #mitchmustresign https://t.co/PvJm5pbr8d

LEGEND❄️ (@liquid82)
9:37am PDT - June 17th, 2019

Mitch McConnell Wonders Why Jon Stewart Is ‘All Bent Out of Shape’ Over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund https://t.co/QqxjodZko3 #SmartNews

WMichelle Smith (@TeeMichelle57)
9:37am PDT - June 17th, 2019

Mitch McConnell Wonders Why Jon Stewart Is ‘All Bent Out of Shape’ Over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund https://t.co/njgpxykx46 #SmartNews

Gayle Alexia (@yarvet49)
9:37am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @TulsiGabbard: We applaud Jon Stewart for his advocacy and stand with all 9/11 first responders & their families who sacrificed so much…

Colin (@colinamestaper)
9:37am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @thedailybeast: Jon Stewart shames Mitch McConnell for failing 9/11 first responders on Fox News: “I want to make it clear that this has…

Mary Cameron (@Marygrams5)
9:37am PDT - June 17th, 2019

RT @JimCarrey: Kudos Jon Stewart for supporting the heroes of 9/11 who gave all to fulfill their duty while Congress, as usual, ran to hide…

Chuck Kenny (@DrChicago68)
1:29pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @CNN: These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears during his impassioned appearance before Congress htt…

erlinda rios (@rioserlinda211)
1:28pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @girlsreallyrule: Jon Stewart: "Behind me, a filled room of 9/11 #FirstResponders and in front of me a nearly empty Congress. Sick and d…

Ali Nayebi (@alinayebi123)
1:28pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @funder: BREAKING: The House Judiciary Committee just advanced bill to provide 9/11 victim compensation fund with 70 years of funding. T…

(@tweber2323)
1:28pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @BlazeTV: .@EricBolling & @BuckSexton agree with Jon Stewart's non-partisan criticism of the House Judiciary Committee for not showing u…

Mary Meisch (@mgmeisch)
1:27pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @NewDay: “Mitch McConnell, we’re on our way.” “Lindsey Graham, we’re on our way.” “You know who we are. We met with you before. We’re…

Deirdre Cassidy (@drockstarhippie)
1:27pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @funder: BREAKING: The House Judiciary Committee just advanced bill to provide 9/11 victim compensation fund with 70 years of funding. T…

(@graphictruth)
1:27pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @ABCPolitics: "Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time." Jon Stewart receives a standing ovation…

Jeffrey Leonard (@Jeff_Leonard23)
1:25pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @nowthisnews: Jon Stewart shed tears as a group of 9/11 first responders gifted him his late friend’s firefighter jacket https://t.co/0O…

James Calhoun (@JamesCalhoun619)
1:25pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @BlazeTV: .@EricBolling & @BuckSexton agree with Jon Stewart's non-partisan criticism of the House Judiciary Committee for not showing u…

maya levi (@ModelevMaya)
1:23pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @CNN: These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears during his impassioned appearance before Congress htt…

Heishiro Mitsurugi (@Howna)
1:23pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @funder: Watch Jon Stewart rip Congress a new one for not showing up for today’s hearing with 9/11 first responders. Jon should run for…

Wyndell Cerita Gibson (@WynGibson)
1:22pm PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @ABCPolitics: "Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time." Jon Stewart receives a standing ovation…

Skeptycal (@skeptycal)
11:35am PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @superinspired67: As a New Yorker who saw her father come home that night covered in soot - not a first responder, just working near Wal…

jeanette muller allured (@jmichele62)
11:35am PDT - June 15th, 2019

Very grateful for his support of the 9/11 first responders. Watch Jon Stewart blast Congress on behalf of 9/11 first responders https://t.co/AW1qBfN5uo

Jorge Colina (@Jcolina67)
11:34am PDT - June 15th, 2019

RT @CNN: These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears during his impassioned appearance before Congress htt…

Sheri (@smsfcal_sheryl)
11:34am PDT - June 15th, 2019