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 isn't a valiant man like this the president is beyond my comprehension

  • sniffmycheeze

    Good acting

  • Brandon Timm
    Brandon Timm

    Wouldn't be a problem if his Israeli Zionist buddies didn't do the attack in the first place.

  • Bryce

    He hates President Trump, but he also hates congress that hates Trump. So does he honestly like anyone??? He only does what is good for himself. 911 heroes forever will be in my prayers, but I do not blame this on Trump. Get your sh*t together and stop hating republicans.

  • I G
    I G

    Jon Stewart for President 2020 🇺🇸

  • mychoclabwinston

    The passion that John speaks with, no pre-written speech, no teleprompter, he is a brilliant man, something the White House is missing today. The man is fearless, because he can back his facts up.

  • Charlie Teljeur
    Charlie Teljeur

    The resolute dignity of the big guy behind Jon.

  • Daniel Bristol
    Daniel Bristol

    Bless you Jon Stewart. George Carlin is looking down and smiling at you.

  • Nas Sam
    Nas Sam

    Ive been watching Jon Stewart speak for long time, and he is second to none. He is also very knowledgeable man. He should run for President!!!

  • Blaise Miranda
    Blaise Miranda

    There are 2.9 k dislikes, looks like they are the members of the lobby groups

  • zero boy
    zero boy

    The land of the free ... yeah right! Keep telling yourselves that!

    • zero boy
      zero boy

      roseviolet1 you would have had a point without calling me an ass. Now you sound like a moron that read that in a book once and thought it sounded good. Get an education for yourself idiot

    • roseviolet1

      Freedom is never really won. You have to constantly fight to keep it. Quit being such a cynical ass.

  • Thomas Boeve
    Thomas Boeve

    CNN this is a disgusting title. The whole point of this speech was not about Jon Stewart. It's about the men and women he is representing. Those who are being wronged. Don't be so vile as to erase these people like congress is doing. Shameless sensationalism.

  • Absolutely Nothing
    Absolutely Nothing

    "We don't know what's gonna happen in 5 years" 2020: *evil laughter*

  • John Stewart
    John Stewart

    If I become a history teacher I’m 100% using this to describe the feelings of distrust in the American people over the state of congress ever since Bush

  • Mark James Meli
    Mark James Meli


  • Danii Decay
    Danii Decay

    He’s entirely correct. These people should have recieved the BEST medical care for the rest of their lives, and it’s a fucking embarrassment that he had to say all of this.

  • Punky Brat
    Punky Brat

    I've said it 100 times....Jon Stewart for President of the United States of America. Want to drain the swamp for real?? That's the guy. Want to hold congress and the senate accountable?? He's the man. Want the end of nepotism and elitism once and for all in this country he's the guy. He is what our nation needs to be strong again without arrogance. Strength in unity and justice. Wish he would just stand up and take about 8 years for the our President.

  • cuki-Face

    One of the greatest speeches given on the floor. Remember. Otherwise be a sheep and fool. "This should be flipped". No truer words spoken.

  • Scott Godfrey
    Scott Godfrey

    They should have done this BEFORE the pandemic

  • raven johnson
    raven johnson

    Ive watched this a few never gets old.

  • Lsone350

    I'm late to see this but I find myself with more time on my hands recently.... God damn, for real why was this ever a question, all the money this country pisses away and they deliberated this, absolutely despicable, on top of that half don't even show up, I don't care what side of the line you fall on wtf are we doing letting these people be our representatives? How could you ever even question not taking care of first responders. I'm an a American and this is not my country, we stand for nothing to even question this, a go fund me would have a better response time, I'm sick to my stomach

  • Kiko Jones
    Kiko Jones

    Those who gave this video a thumbs down are nothing but a pure disgrace.

  • Savy Yancy
    Savy Yancy

    Bro, forget your political views and give this man his props. THIS IS NOT A PARTISAN ISSUE!!! These first responding HEROES should be taken care of because they took care of us!!!! Congress makes me so sick sometimes

  • Chocolatetown Forever
    Chocolatetown Forever

    One thing is for sure. Jon Stewart will NEVER receive a speeding ticket in NYC.

  • Steven Humphrey
    Steven Humphrey

    Thank you, Jon Stewart.

  • Stephen Hargrave
    Stephen Hargrave

    So this is where they have been hiding john stewart. The new propaganda machine doesnt like John stewart very much. They like ripping off HIS platform the Daily Show with petty South African propaganda otherwise known as Trevor Noah and ArkAngel. You get that? Trevor NOAH of ARKANGEL? Thats some obsession with apocalypse to give your company and stage name.They like manipulating the "stars" HIS format produced to serve their interest; memes doritos game of thrones, the new nikes and a happy meal contentedness of yuppie apathy, ie Colbert. But the man himself they have buried deep down in the American Psyche

  • Stephen Hargrave
    Stephen Hargrave

    Is anybody surprised that the country who massacred its own poor starving ww1 veterans hasn't changed

  • Defer

    The committee members who were missing are Eric Swalwell (CA), Madeleine Dean (PA), Sylvia Garcia (TX), Veronica Escobar (TX), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX), Jim Jordan (OH), Guy Reschenthaler (PA), Ben Cline (VA) and Kelly Armstrong (ND). Let's make sure these scumbags never hold elected office again in this country.

  • AA M
    AA M

    "Shameful." Yes, Sir. This should be played at the beginning of every session of Congress.

  • Red Dog
    Red Dog

    TL;DW: John Stewart says fuck you to Congress in the most elegant way possible

  • Benny Amelo
    Benny Amelo

    The only video I'll like from CNN

  • Doctor F
    Doctor F

    Those people are true heroes and John is a champion of justice

  • spacededman

    If he’d run for president I’d vote for him

  • BrokenWolf1990

    I applaud Jon Stewart for not yelling at any point during this speech.

  • Justin Legault
    Justin Legault

    One of the most important personalities of our time

  • Edon Stewart
    Edon Stewart

    Such a fighter

  • 61 Kennedy
    61 Kennedy

    Fuck all democrats Have a nice day. 🙏😀

  • Umadaikon

    The sad thing is: Mitch still tried to block this after the testimony. Goes to show you how much the GOP cares about the America they claim to love so much.

  • Jack Medlock
    Jack Medlock

    It should be against the law to stick one bill into another bill. That’s what prevents our country from moving forward.

  • Jack Medlock
    Jack Medlock

    “There is not an empty chair on that stage that didn’t tweet out ‘never forget the heroes of 9/11. Never forget their bravery. Never forget what they did- what they gave to this country.’ Well here they are. And where are they?” - Jon Stewart

  • Mike Orndorff
    Mike Orndorff

    AMEN Brother!!!!!!!!!!!

  • David Pietarila
    David Pietarila

    If you set aside this speech, John Stewart is pretty far left and about half the country really isn’t going to like him all that much... and yet he still had better numbers than congress! When a guy that half the country doesn’t agree with yanks down your pants and publicly spanks and humiliates you, in your own house, and gets a standing ovation from both sides of the country... you pretty much suck.

  • Desi and Cody
    Desi and Cody

    What a bunch of spineless wastes of sperm and egg. I miss John Stewart. He is the only thing that got me through 9/11 and the anxiety that came for the years to follow.

  • Bryan Wong
    Bryan Wong

    911 1st responder invention that will assist the victims

  • Thomas Downey
    Thomas Downey

    My god Jon Steward is amazing. If anyone is a true American it’s him. I have never seen anything more beautiful than him eviscerating Congress. The sad thing about it is that they are all so dumb it probably won’t make a difference anyway

  • indy himori
    indy himori

    i dont wanna have to keep going back to this video and keep jon stewart suffering

  • e causey
    e causey

    add to the fact..that the CURE for this malady,is being hidden..the doctors whotry to share use, and extoll it- are suicided? or taken tocourt for mail fraud??so THE EVEIDENCE..OF PATIENT FILES WILL NOT BE REVIEWED IN COURT ..OF LAW?? GcMAF!!

  • Jonathan Turner
    Jonathan Turner

    Regardless of his political stance, his heart is in the right place. God bless John Stewart.

    • tnightwolf

      In any country, politics should only come after the needs of the real people of that country. No ideology should be above any Human.

  • Stephanie Daye
    Stephanie Daye

    Wow...just... the man with the last word on this...left me tearing up and speechless... the BEST proactive stance? When he told that panel (on a pedestal..oh the irony) that they should switch roles and they should ask first responders the questions. Brilliant. Well done..I'll be watching this again and again.. and again..

  • Art I
    Art I

    Imagine what kind of a president he would make?....... Just a thought.

    • Kyle Schaff
      Kyle Schaff

      There is no one (and I’ve been looking for years) that I respect in the public sphere more than Jon Stewart.

  • Amanda

    Jon mutherfuckin Stewart . Thank you so much for fighting so hard for the 9/11 first responders. More than that. 9/11 mutherfucking responders! You ALL have to know how much you mean to all of us that witnessed that disaster. You are amazing. Thank you!

  • John De Santi
    John De Santi

    90% of the men and women, if you can call them that, in Congress should be beheaded

  • Summer Runner
    Summer Runner

    This was a God damn oscar-worthy movie scene. Except it was real life.

  • Justin Pedi
    Justin Pedi

    I learned about this today, in a different country. There’s a picture of this speech in our history text books, and our teacher showed us this clip. I don’t know this man but during class I teared up

  • Apeksha Adhikari
    Apeksha Adhikari

    John Stewart has aged so much in the last few years

  • David Hale-Mowry
    David Hale-Mowry

    What an extraordinary man, what a talented, thoughtful, and passionate person. Thank you Jon stewart

  • Jamie Houk
    Jamie Houk

    John Stewart is a hero for 9-11. Maybe not a 1st responder hero, but a hero for 1st responders!

  • Roger Redford
    Roger Redford

    Irrespective of what you believe happened on September 11th, this is one of the great speeches of our time. And I say that without the 9 day wonder effect of a youtube video... you can come back to this time and time, and its words still resonate to the core.

  • Justin Keys
    Justin Keys

  • Alex Ruhmann
    Alex Ruhmann

    2.9k dislikes!? WTF!? Are you mad he was loud?

  • Jon D
    Jon D

    Watching this video should be mandatory in high school American civics classes

  • Trey Warnock
    Trey Warnock

    THIS is how you protest and express anger at a situation without sounding like a fucking little child. Which is why he wasn’t immediately tuned out like most protestors are. Very well done, Jon.

  • brian milligan
    brian milligan

    I'll say it- death to Tribeca!

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  • brian milligan
    brian milligan

    If individuals and businesses who scammed the system and claimed benefits of 9-11 funding for lost revenue gave just half of it back there would be no issue here. Fly fishing outfitters in Montana and Wyoming said" a lot of our clients in the financial industry were killed so we need 20 million dollars " and billionaire hedge fund managers said " well we lost our offices we need 20 million for new office space " and politicians who's districts are thousands of miles away with no ties to NYC said " we need 10 million for a 9-11 memorial on main street" not to mention thousands of frivolous cash grab lawsuits. Do a little digging and you'll find so much fraud and waste and opportunistic human garbage you'll be sick to your stomach. Middle Americans are the worst kind of people. They all hated us New Yorkers until they saw a horrible tragedy could get them free money.

  • Hope Carmouche
    Hope Carmouche

    Jon Stewart is the best

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    nick fonseca


  • Abhilash R J
    Abhilash R J

    The fact that 2.9 k disked this video’s is the reason that I have no faith in humanity

  • Kypalgo2469

    I really hope this speech takes off and is shown in history classes down the road. In addition to the content of the speech itself this is how you be angry, but get results. This speech moved me personally and I give many kudos to Jon Stewart for doing this. Great guy with a great message.

  • Phoenix Rising
    Phoenix Rising

    Am from India .. love Jon Stewart ... salute him for the cause he has taken ..

  • Amanda

    Freaking Jon Stewart. I adore you. More than that, thank you so much to everyone who worked on that day. I love you.

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