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‘They lack humanity’: Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP senators who blocked renewal of funding for 9/11 victims

"It is absolutely outrageous, and you'll pardon me if I'm not impressed in any way by Rand Paul's fiscal responsibility virtue signaling," Stewart said.

Sen. Rand Paul cited the national debt in blocking expedited passage of a bill to renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

"Any new spending that we are approaching that has the longevity of 70, 80 years should be offset by cutting spending that's less valuable," Paul said.
Former Daily show host Jon Stewart, right speaks to Retired New York Police Department detective and 9/11 responder Luis Alvarez.

Luis Alvarez, NYPD detective who testified for healthcare for 9/11 first responders, has died at 53

The former detective delivered a fiery testimony to Congress earlier this month for of 9/11 responders with diseases linked to the toxic wreckage.
Jon Stewart.

19 times Jon Stewart came out of retirement to stir up controversy, fight for 9/11 first responders, and make us laugh

In 2015, Jon Stewart retired as host of "The Daily Show" after 16 years. From rescuing animals to wrestling John Cena, here's what he's been doing.
"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert and former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart.

‘You’re not good at this argument thing’: Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell for downplaying his impassioned efforts to help ...

"I didn't know that they were busy," comedian Jon Stewart said. "Now I don't even know what to say. I didn't mean to interrupt them with their jobs!"
Jon Stewart delivered an emotional monologue on the 9/11 attacks on September 20, 2001.

Jon Stewart’s powerful 9/11 monologue from 2001 is going viral again after he slammed Congress for failing to help first responders

Over the course of nearly nine minutes, Stewart fought back tears as he explained why he did not give into despair after the attacks.
Jon Stewart was on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to attend a hearing on funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders.

Jon Stewart and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez excoriate Congress for refusing to fund healthcare for 9/11 first responders

Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart slammed Congress for low attendance at a hearing to fund healthcare for 9/11 first responders.
Jon Stewart said President Donald Trump has been successful in baiting the media by attacking it, contending this distracts from the impact of Trump's policies.

‘They are personally wounded and offended by this man’: Jon Stewart explains how Trump ‘baits’ the media

Comedian Jon Stewart says President Donald Trump Trump has been successful in baiting the press by appealing to their narcissism.
Caroline Hirsch is renowned in the comedy world for her ability to spot emerging talent like Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle.

The comedy icon who spotted talent like Jon Stewart, Dave Chappelle, and Michelle Wolf explains how she’s done it

Carolines and New York Comedy Festival founder Caroline Hirsch has been renowned for more than 30 years for her constantly evolving ability to find and showcase the next big names in comedy. She tells us what she's learned in her unlikely career path.
Jon Stewart and Samantha Bee.

Jon Stewart defends Samantha Bee after Trump suggested she should get fired for calling Ivanka a ‘c—‘

Jon Stewart defended the 'Full Frontal' host Samantha Bee on Sunday after President Donald Trump called for her firing last week over Bee's remarks on Ivanka Trump. Bee drew criticism from the Trump administration and subsequently apologized.