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Jon Stewart to a nearly empty Congress: Shameful

An angry Jon Stewart, near tears, blasted “shameful” members of Congress for not showing up at a House Judiciary Committee hearing today to renew the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund.

In an emotional reproach captured on CSPAN, the former Daily Show host said, “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. Behind me, a filled room of 9/11 first responders and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress.”

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