Entertainer Jon Stewart gave testimony on Capitol Hill today at a hearing on reauthorizing the 9-11 Victims Compensation Fund, which is set to be drastically reduced.
He delivered a sharp rebuke:

“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,” said Stewart, who has long made compensatory funding for 9/11 responders and victims’ families a personal cause. “Behind me, a filled room of 9/11 first responders, and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress.”

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