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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  • I love Jon Stewart for this. He is fighting for this because he believes in it and you can feel his sincerity when he speaks.

    LobsterPuncherLobsterPuncher4 часа назад
  • Strong message. Damn. side note, I hate that the audience is staring at the camera or whatever is behind it.

    Beachhead13Beachhead134 часа назад
  • CNN-CIA

    rose pattonrose patton5 часов назад
  • MERICA = a Joke :p and most Evil Country on earth who killed more people than any other in Human History :p R.I:P: New Babylon Sheepl´s ;) ... but on this issue he is right... but who cares it´s not System Relevant if they get something or not so they just dont care :p sry

    8Zeit8Geist88Zeit8Geist85 часов назад
  • This man is an American treasure. God Bless you Jon Stewart

    4Legacy4Legacy5 часов назад
  • The man..truly one of the most amazing persons we have ever been blessed with. This man is an icon, a legend, a hero for those who need it. Get these men n women their damn healthcare. They deserve way more than that.

    John IbarraJohn Ibarra5 часов назад
  • Those congressmen/women who didn’t show up shouldn’t be voted back. Can we impeach them?

    tecameytecamey5 часов назад
  • I don't like or care for this idiot Jon Stuart or any of those clowns for liberal Hollywood BUT the man is correct and I support him on the subject

    Theodore MarakasTheodore Marakas5 часов назад
  • they have a seat on the stage, and that's all they care about!

    Rabnawaz OmerRabnawaz Omer6 часов назад
  • Of course, a peanut gallery of old coots that can't pass anything worth a damn. Go Jon.

    RepvoidRepvoid6 часов назад
  • All this ethical appeal

    Zeazea ImmZeazea Imm6 часов назад
  • Medicare for all. Taxes fund officers, and fire fighters, but not doctors. Even though crime, fire, and deseas, spread.

    Cassie StephensonCassie Stephenson6 часов назад
  • As your neighbor in 🇨🇦 This reminds me of who the people of the U.S.A. are. 9/11 is, will always be inked into my memory. We never forgot the bravery of the firefighters, E.M.S., police and anyone who bravely went into the buildings and went into the pile. 9/11 fund extended to 2090. This was more than overdue. Congress may have forgotten you, but we sure didn't!!❤ To those who weren't in their seats for this.... Disrespectful.

    LatabrineLatabrine6 часов назад
  • The government has failed us in many different ways.

    TheG-ManTheG-Man6 часов назад
  • I wonder if they’ll ever fight this hard for reparations

    MorganLaModaMorganLaModa6 часов назад
  • I'm not American but I am a neighboring Canadian. My impressions of New York and their First Responders was that New York loved their First Responders they the caring about them kind of like other people would Sports athletes and so when over the almost 20 years I've been hearing growing up how these responders that were so respected and help great pride in often now fight everyday for their life instead of focusing on fighting for the lives of the rest of New York who claimed to love them. This is not how love or respect shown and truly honestly my I have no desire to ever go to New York no matter how many celebrities or Sports athletes or actors promoted I just watched the news and I see the truth Within they may call it the Big Apple but it seems to look like a rotten apple. I sure hope that New York can change that

    Drusilla williamsDrusilla williams6 часов назад
  • Congress is full of rats.

    joeh tomjoeh tom6 часов назад
  • I wonder how many possible future First Responders turn two different career paths after hearing about all of what these responders have gone through

    Drusilla williamsDrusilla williams6 часов назад
  • Workers Compensation Insurance Companies are a criminal gang operating outside the law. given immunity by the government through the "Exclusive Remedy" in the U.S. and the "Historic Compromise" in Canada.

    SuperNewf1SuperNewf16 часов назад
  • Once again, it's the late night comedian who is the voice of political reason while the politicians play games with the lives of citizens they are paid to protect and serve.

    Rick PapineauRick Papineau6 часов назад
  • I'm a Baptist conservative in Alabama and I have disagreed with Jon Stewart on many things but now he is a legend in my eyes. I wish people on the right and left would see that Congress is to blame for so many things wrong in this country and the world. They all need to be voted out.

    Tacit BlueTacit Blue6 часов назад
  • "Death to Tribeca" good line

    Felony StrutterFelony Strutter7 часов назад
  • SHAME American congress. The rest of the modern world looks on in amazement at your pathetic health care system and care of your 9/11 1st responders.

    Helen ParkerHelen Parker7 часов назад
  • PIECE OF SHIT HANNITY AND OTHERS ON FOX SAY MEAN THINGS ABOUT MR. STEWART...DID THEY COVER THIS DISGRACE???? BETCHA THEY DID NOT

    Felony StrutterFelony Strutter7 часов назад
  • Years ago, we used to listen to politicians for their insights and laugh at comedians for their jokes. Now we listen to comedians for their insights and laugh at politicians for their jokes.

    The CentristThe Centrist7 часов назад
  • NOTE: THIS IS REALITY IN AMERICA. THANKS GIVING TO FRST RESPONDERS IS JUST A SOUND BITE....THIS IS REALTY...YOU..YES YOU....DO NOT MATTER TO THE LAWMAKERS UNLESS ITS TIMES FOR THEM TO GRANDSTAND. JUST KNOW YOUR COMMON MAN/WOMAN THANKS ALL OF YOU...BUT MOST LWMAKERS, THE ELTE DO NOT GIVE FUCK. WHERE IS JIM JORDAN? WHERE IS PATCH??? GOING AFTER AN SNL KID??? I SPIT ON THIS FLAG AND ALL POLITICIAS NOT HERE... MY VOTE GOES FOR BERNIE OR MISS WARREN, NO ONE ELSE.

    Felony StrutterFelony Strutter7 часов назад
  • WHERE IS OLE ONE EYE???? OING AFTERA MUSLIM CONGRESSWOMAN FOR NOT APOLOGZING HARD ENOUGH??

    Felony StrutterFelony Strutter7 часов назад
  • Tbh we need to purge everyone in the government and start fresh with younger and more emphatic people. Why waste money on your dumb wall when other things are more important. It makes me sick at how fucked up the states are. Doesn't seem like a first world country.

    Mr.Awesomestar7Mr.Awesomestar77 часов назад
  • And after all this you have congress and AOC asking for a pay increase. 9/11 bill should be first priority.

    BC bearBC bear7 часов назад
  • Stewart 2020

    Rafael OdaRafael Oda7 часов назад
  • This completely moved me! My family is heavily involved in all fields (Fire, EMS & Police) & my husband is currently battling an aggressive cancer. Jon hasn’t always been my cup of tea per say in the past & learning of his past work.. has made me admire his dedication & passion to first responders!! Political affiliation or your opinion on the PD should not play into dislike this matter. I’m so disappointed that so many people disliked supporting Fire fighters, EMS of 9-11 & getting them the necessary medical treatment that is owed to them for saving us ALL!!

    Chrissie Brosko-CarrollChrissie Brosko-Carroll7 часов назад
  • It's a shame our government has become nothing more than an animal operating on it's basest instincts to control the population. It's even sadder because we voted for this. Conform, obey, suffer is the government's way.

    A.D. R.M.A.D. R.M.7 часов назад
  • How unpatriotic do you have to be to put a dislike on this video? what is this man saying that you disagree with? He fights for the people who many of which sacrificed their lives and wellbeing to respond to a crisis of America, now America will not respond to there crises. it is pretty simple!!! PS. also keep in mind that Congress is pushing for a personal pay increase during all of this. sorry if this sounds angry but I'm just very surprised by 2.8k dislikes, there should be 0.

    Elder CurryElder Curry7 часов назад
  • USA political leadership of the present.. You selfish self-absorbed money grabbing disgusting human beings.. Shame on you...

    Bledi MUCABledi MUCA7 часов назад
  • Republicans: There is no money to help the 9/11 first responders,but there is plenty of money to give massive tax breaks to the rich. Leave it to the Republicans. Always ready to lend a helping hand to those who need it least. Jon Stewart tells congress "Do your job!". Well, for Republicans and too many Democrats their job is to protect their rich donors from ever having to look at or even think about members of the lower classes. And certainly not to see any money going to those lower classes that could be going to them.

    Ekkie101Ekkie1017 часов назад
  • Who care's that he's a Democrat. That's what we have to get passed when someone is right then we all should stand by them, and Jon is 100% right, and his other views most of which I don't agree with should not, and does not matter we have to come together as one when it's something this important.

    johnnybob goldstienjohnnybob goldstien8 часов назад
  • Congress is full of rats.

    christian Longchristian Long8 часов назад
  • Jon Stewart is a great American.

    Big RoyBig Roy8 часов назад
  • Thank God I' not Bush

    George CostaricaGeorge Costarica8 часов назад
  • He's an amazing actor

    George CostaricaGeorge Costarica8 часов назад
  • Hey fuck you Jon your a bitch

    Gregory WheelerGregory Wheeler8 часов назад
  • Jon has the gift of combining a great intelectual ability with a great heart. Thank him for the inspiration, to make the world a little more humane.

    My name is MudMy name is Mud8 часов назад
  • Serra breaks down :( working for Ems not in NY I feel, sorry Serra keep your head up man

    Philip BaldassiniPhilip Baldassini8 часов назад
  • This is what you get when you vote democrat or republican.

    Ronald GoodrichRonald Goodrich8 часов назад
  • All I know is that the USA needs a compassionate, decent man like this in the WH!!!

    ScaffgalScaffgal8 часов назад
  • John Stewart for Republican President... Please Run....Michael Moore Spokeon this yrs ago and they swept this under the rug!!!....the lobbyist will be the first one to calling 911 for help.. STEWART FOR REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT

    Nita B.Nita B.8 часов назад
  • I'm Canadian and this had me in tears. Well done sir.

    HelenA PappasHelenA Pappas8 часов назад
  • Hella deserved, brought to you by one of the best. Keep fighting by their side Jon, all the best

    Sluer BtudiosSluer Btudios8 часов назад
  • I don’t agree with Jon Stewart on everything. But he is right on point here. He is truthful and sincere. I’m conservative and I love listening to this man. Three days and 3 million views. He remains one of the most influential people in media no matter how reluctant is to be one. Amen Jon! We need more people like you. Or maybe we just need more of you.

    joshrosjoshros9 часов назад
  • This so hard to watch without frustration and tearing up at, this is so powerful.

    Ja'Michael JohnsonJa'Michael Johnson9 часов назад
  • What baffels me is how the people of the united states scream and hollor what a great country you live in, yet the government shits on the people,take their land or kill them then take their land, frack the shit out of their land and polluting the only drinking water. And their is undesputiable evidence that 9-11 was done by and planned by the american gov. What the fuck is wrong with you people. And you call Canadians passive. If we are passive what in the world do we call you americans????

    Jerry HansonJerry Hanson9 часов назад
  • All the events we witness todays, are the symptoms of a dying empire... Very bitter, but inevitable

    Valid InformationValid Information9 часов назад
  • This video will go down through the ages! Thank God for people like Jon Stewart! Shame to those 2.8 thousand down votes! You must be living in some kind of psychopathic hell! I hope you stay there! Thank you, Jon Stewart!

    Michael WallingfordMichael Wallingford9 часов назад
  • Run for office John!

    Bluesommers ArtBluesommers Art9 часов назад
  • Everyone in the Congress should have to go thru the same situation to realize the pain, the angst and the horror these heroes faced.

    Kevin StartKevin Start9 часов назад
  • Obama's ass lickers and Trump's dick suckers are busy dividing a country and that constituents 98% of American. 1% are "crazy" because they want to change the system. And rest 1% rules them all. Make America Great Again!

    YoMama FatYoMama Fat9 часов назад
  • Jon Stewart for President🇺🇸

    samuel youngsamuel young10 часов назад
  • Good on you, Mr. Stewart, for speaking the truth. Hopefully, some of the congressional automatons will open up their good consciences and do what’s right.

    billy88keys 2billy88keys 210 часов назад
  • They have shuffled that “political football” long enough. It’s so tragic that it has taken so long to find the funding and stop the indignity. Please help answer the cry Congress. John is an amazing spokesman for so many years he’s has held the loudspeaker for these people and this cause. It’s too sad that the reality is he has to keep doing that cause America has left them high and dry. :/ we can do better.

    Takako SatoTakako Sato10 часов назад
  • Can someone explain to me why would people lobby against this bill? Like, what were the lobbyists aiming for?

    Brian KimBrian Kim10 часов назад
  • He put them in their place.

    SlimeTaskTic AMSRSlimeTaskTic AMSR10 часов назад
  • I just had to place my phone down and clap at that ending.

    Zema NoruZema Noru10 часов назад
  • PEOPLE PLEASE! every single democratic senator has voted in favour of this bill. This is not a problem with the GOVERNMENT it is a problem with REPUBLICANS. if you want change, inform yourself and vote for justice for these brave heroes.

    Evert Jan JanssenEvert Jan Janssen10 часов назад
  • First responders: Extraordinary people who did what they did because they care about people MORE than their job. and Politicians: People who are afraid to do anything because they care more about their job than our people.

    deamian65deamian6510 часов назад
  • Jon is a truly great American and if you hate him because of his politics, well that says a whole lot about you.

    MoarMikeMoarMike10 часов назад
  • How this video received (so far - 6/15) 2.5k dislikes is beyond me. Truly it seems there r a lot of heartless, self-absorbed naysayers who live by knocking down or ignoring reality. These first responders went in to save people from bldgs which were attacked by Terrorists (from Saudi Arabia mind you). Like Jon said these weren't singled out attacks of a "home Terrorist" in protest bc of a New York issue. I'm so glad he put them all in their place. Hurrah for Jon Stewart.

    BL GonzalezBL Gonzalez10 часов назад
  • Didn't this looser promise to move out of America if Trump won? Yes. Yes he did.

    Warren GossWarren Goss11 часов назад
  • This guy is US president material.

    Mr PotatoMr Potato11 часов назад
  • Why is this even a discussion? Embarrassing. Week done JS

    Nick CroceNick Croce11 часов назад
  • Makes you think what they really used in 9/11 to bring those buildings down. These are Chernobyl levels of cancer and disease. Think about that.

    tatt oo stickertatt oo sticker11 часов назад
  • Never forget... when we're go to war. Then never remember

    LAVIN20LAVIN2011 часов назад
  • Dang that awkward silence 😂

    Grey FullbusterGrey Fullbuster11 часов назад
  • Brilliant speech. John is one of those rare people who can correctly analyze a situation. As a Jew, I am proud to see another Jew being a true Light unto the Nations.

    KNOW HOPEKNOW HOPE12 часов назад
  • Well maybe if this govt didn’t spend so friggin much on crap they have to constitutional authority to, there would be enough money not even to think about it.

    Pueri DemusPueri Demus12 часов назад
  • But maybe...If your a member of the Emergency Services and you respond to the biggest terrorist attack in US history resulting in a huge inferno and collapse of the two largest buildings in NYC and suffer injury or death then maybe its not that weird.

    siggy ziggysiggy ziggy12 часов назад
  • Tremendous respect for Jon Stewart.

    dreamerboydreamerboy12 часов назад
  • Does anybody know if it is true that some in government get health insurance for life after serving public office? If so isn't this some bullshit. Smh.

    Matt MorrisonMatt Morrison12 часов назад
  • If the president cared half as much as Stewart and was half as well spoken, the country would be a paradise.

    JohnnythefirstJohnnythefirst12 часов назад
    • Johnnythefirst correct....but it’s not just whoever is president. The corruption and stupidly of all levels of govt has been going on forever

      Pueri DemusPueri Demus11 часов назад
    • @Pueri Demus Did I say that? This has been going on for three presidents that could apparently not be bothered.

      JohnnythefirstJohnnythefirst11 часов назад
    • Ahhh so everything is trumps fault.

      Pueri DemusPueri Demus12 часов назад
  • L A C K O F L E A D E R S H I P

    Informed OptimistInformed Optimist13 часов назад
  • Please list the congressmen not there... they need to be exposed and accountable. Ty

    PapayaJoyPapayaJoy14 часов назад
  • Its really frustrating when u know ur hands are tied and u cant do anything to help these people. However men like Jon Stewart serve as a beacon of hope and inspiration which motivate us to go forward.

    Noir KelebNoir Keleb14 часов назад
  • TAKE IT TO THE DEMONCRATS WHO HOLDS BY IRON HANDS OF THE CONGRESS HOUSE LOL INSTEAD OF MAKING FALSE ACCUSATIONS, WHY NOT HELP AMERICANS THOSE WHO NEEDED HELP! DEMONCRATS MAKING THE HOUSE OF CONGRESS THEIR PRIVATE PLAYGROUND WHO HAS TO ABIDE THEIR RULES OR ELSE......

    john gonzalesjohn gonzales15 часов назад
    • @capitalknockers666 DUHHHH..WHICH WAY DID IT GO UHHHH WHICH WAY DID IT GO

      john gonzalesjohn gonzales10 часов назад
    • Look! Over there!

      capitalknockers666capitalknockers66610 часов назад
  • USA you should be ashamed, free healthcare for all first responders!!!

    Robert BoenderRobert Boender15 часов назад
  • There's no word that gives more power to determination I felt in Jon Stewart's attitude & insistence, the world is on fire, we need more Jon Stewart's of the world leading us.

    Elbert SuElbert Su15 часов назад
  • Real bulshit speech. Tbh he made it about himself. Shame on him

    LUF LUOSLUF LUOS15 часов назад
  • We New Yorker stand together my uncle nearly died they save him. They deserve more than we could possibly ever give them why is this even up for debate why are we not banging down the government's door this proves that this country has more than corrupt it's unsavable we need to do something serious about it.

    AzakaBlueAzakaBlue15 часов назад
  • Wow im in tears rite now Jon Stewart is a true AMERICAN HERO GOD BLESS YOU

    Gerry MaloneyGerry Maloney15 часов назад
  • Congress is a horrible joke and has been for at least 30 years they refuse to fix the absolutely pathetic immigration laws the absolutely refuse to work with the sitting President Donald Trump Congress is an absolute pathetic joke as pointed out very eloquently by John Stewart John you are an honorable stand-up person for helping out these First Responders and every member of Congress should have been sitting in front of you this is disgusting

    Gerry MaloneyGerry Maloney15 часов назад
  • the mirror. What are you really looking for in a candidate...?

    GuideBeauté JeuGuideBeauté Jeu16 часов назад
  • Makes you think what they really used in 9/11 to bring those buildings down. These are Chernobyl levels of cancer and disease. Think about that.

    Al CAl C16 часов назад
  • His net worth is comparable to the GDP of some countries.

    Troy NelsonTroy Nelson16 часов назад
  • The point Stewart starts making at 7:11 brought me to tears and that is not easy to do.

    Theory980 CTheory980 C16 часов назад
  • Don't these congressmen understand that there are still victims to 9/11? It's the 9/11 first responders and their families!

    Hudson LeeHudson Lee16 часов назад
  • So if a member of Congress ever calls 911, the responders should simply not show up.

    Matthew John VuMatthew John Vu16 часов назад
  • My father was a 9/11 responder just doing his job. His responsibility.

    Alex GabrielAlex Gabriel16 часов назад
  • Jon still got it

    sukisuzuki10sukisuzuki1016 часов назад
  • I’m so disgusted by Congress.

    GoreGore16 часов назад
  • this is real

    yung lincyung linc16 часов назад
  • I absolutely cannot believe our great country is being run by an absolute shithole of a government. I mean, Jesus...

    Turbo Taquito [Google]Turbo Taquito [Google]16 часов назад
    • When has it not?

      Pueri DemusPueri Demus12 часов назад
  • unfortunately, Congress no longer knows how to do their job. They only know how to play the game of Congress. They don't give a damn about doing their job.

    As the Kimchi TurnsAs the Kimchi Turns17 часов назад
Jon Stewart chokes up, gives angry speech to Congress