Jon Stewart

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show

Stewart went on The Late Show to support the people he calls “the first heroes.“

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

firefoxComedian 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.

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress

firefoxFresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people to help the victims.

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming

firefoxWASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and four subcommittee members were present...

Jon Stewart's 9/11 hearing helps paint picture Congress wants more money for not working - and it's nearly impossible to change

firefoxMost Americans would rather go on vacation in the Dominican Republic than give Members of Congress a pay raise.

Jon Stewart Tore into Congress Over 9/11 First Responders' Fund

Former 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart gave an angry, emotional testimony at a Congressional hearing for 9/11 first responders.

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’

New York (CNN Business) -- Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. The post Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ appeared first on

Jon Stewart's latest viral moment recalls 'Crossfire' legacy

firefoxHaving kept a relatively low profile since leaving "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart made headlines again this week, delivering an impassioned plea for 9/11 first responders during an emotional congressional hearing.

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming

firefoxTwo additional GOP senators signaled their support for 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier this week, The Post has learned. Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) plans to co-sponsor a bill to replenish the 9/11...

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund

firefoxJon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appeared on behalf of reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund​ for those suffering from illnesses related...