Jon Stewart chokes up, gives angry speech to Congress


  1. Greg Goose

    Greg Goose2 時間 前

    Jon Stewart is for the people ✊🏼

  2. paul Drake

    paul Drake3 時間 前

    You are a dumb motherbfucker. No one cares, lol.

  3. Jay Ritz

    Jay Ritz3 時間 前

    they are literally sociopaths.

  4. Rob's Relics

    Rob's Relics3 時間 前

    Good, Mr. Stewart showed them how dumb and lazy they can be.

  5. Alex Rose

    Alex Rose3 時間 前

    I got a question And this might sound weird But y dnt we just look to the ones that made 9/11 happen and make them pay for the coverage of the ppl victimized by it Just a thought By all means if im wrong on this just explain y

  6. Gerry Landy

    Gerry Landy3 時間 前

    Finally CNN using social media for something important...

  7. D. Das

    D. Das3 時間 前

    This man is worth fighting for

  8. x x

    x x4 時間 前

    Is not american. Is usa citizens. America is a a continent. Ignorant sucker.

  9. Catatonic Scripts

    Catatonic Scripts4 時間 前

    Room #237 They’ll Never Remember!! They Keep on Pretending!!! 20/01 they’ll never remember, 9/11 they keep on pretending!!!

  10. Stooky Durazo

    Stooky Durazo4 時間 前

    Subcommittee members, who were MIA?

  11. mark nine

    mark nine5 時間 前

    anyone else thinks he's gearing up to get into politics cuz he has no other talent

  12. Kimberly25christine smith

    Kimberly25christine smith5 時間 前

    The older I get the more I hate this country.

  13. Thefirstgalaxybeing

    Thefirstgalaxybeing5 時間 前

    Jon Stewart is a complete asshole but he puts on a good show as being a self-righteous jackass. Jon is oh so white, ain't he? What a complete embarrassment for the human race. Jon is pissed off because Congress failed to show up for a washed-up has-been and a complete ball-less specimen of a man wannabe.

  14. Jimmy Sidekick

    Jimmy Sidekick5 時間 前

    Why was he so mad at Dolly Parton? Leave her out of it!

  15. Emily West

    Emily West5 時間 前

    So what happened did the bill pass?

  16. Dennis Goebelt

    Dennis Goebelt6 時間 前

    If he wasn’t a liberal he would have been shut down in 2 minutes. But Thank You, John. Well said. I wish we could get back the 20 billion is cash Obama gave Iran.

  17. L.E.B MC5

    L.E.B MC56 時間 前


  18. Arshad Soamber

    Arshad Soamber6 時間 前

    Trillions spent on killing children in the middle east and a few cents spent on the health of american heroes....

  19. sillypinkewe

    sillypinkewe6 時間 前

    The funds for “The Wall” could cover all first responders’ needs. It is shameful that the government is run by people who only pay lip service to heroes when it suits them and not, like Mr Stewart so perfectly pointed out - when it matters. The potus should use his executive privilege to help these people out - he always toots his horn about being a New Yorker but again ... only when it suits him to look good or make money/power.

  20. Mordy g

    Mordy g6 時間 前

    Only time in my life I've ever agreed with joh

  21. song dot land

    song dot land7 時間 前

    This congressional response over the years shows the heart-wrenching brilliance of the 9/11 attackers. These congresspeople, sitting in their elevated chairs making excuses while solidifying their own futures are cowards driven by money, illustrating the success of terrorism on our country. I don't want you "serving" our country, you selfish people. Yet you hold the power, and will continue doing so. Fuck you all.

  22. Joshua Landress

    Joshua Landress7 時間 前

    Truth hurts, amen jon

  23. Mister X

    Mister X7 時間 前

    As of 6/16/2019 - 2.9K thumbs down. Probably 100% Republican Trump supporters. Shame on you!

  24. whaleaferd

    whaleaferd7 時間 前

    Who the fuck dislikes this video?!

  25. Antonio Bagala

    Antonio Bagala7 時間 前

    Is that louie Anderson?

  26. shafiqss

    shafiqss7 時間 前

    America’s true colours 👏🏼

  27. Oneforce OneBalance

    Oneforce OneBalance7 時間 前

    Why congress does not want to release funds to help them? its because if they do, it will reopen conversations about what happen on 911 , what cause this to happen, what causes those who was police and fire department to get cancer RESEARCH . This opens up investigations and funds for it and pointing out who was the cause of this event what happen, what cause these men to get sick. This open up also discussions that the US government had information of this event was going to take place and why they did do anything to prevent it. So the US government wants to close the doors to these things, and this is why they do not want to give these brave men and women who went to help those at the twin towers these fund and help. To cover up US and President George Bush Jr actions and knowledge they had before 911 of this event and why they allowed it to happen....

  28. JUSTICE lod EST

    JUSTICE lod EST9 時間 前

    Dear John Stewart..... I totally understand you and what you're fighting for.....and the facts in my eyes were right in front of you ....our government doesn't really care about its people and what we do for them....and I feel that it is a huge hypocrisy that Congress won't give us the time of day to do for it's people what it's people need.....they take enough time to start wars and fund its own self imposed drug wars.....this is a fine example of what our government has finally come to...

  29. Myron Severa

    Myron Severa9 時間 前

    Im not a big fan of John Stewart. But Damm, he is spot on. Impressive. And these Damm worthless Congress asses, want to vote in a 4000 dollar raise for themselves.

  30. fsoon yoog

    fsoon yoog9 時間 前

    them are total pieces of shit & anti-American scum.

  31. Rent A Center

    Rent A Center9 時間 前

    What's wrong with you Congress and senators take care of your own it's a shame that the United States don't take care of their veterans or the emergency workers or the 9/11 get with the program use some of that money for a good cause. CNN BuzzFeed.

  32. TheCaptainKim

    TheCaptainKim9 時間 前

    This continuous debate about health care is sickening in my European eyes (Dutch). It's not just about 9/11, it's all about RESPECT for the population, it's about civilisation and doing what's right. Shame on you, USA, shame shame shame.

  33. Randy Magnum

    Randy Magnum9 時間 前

    Where did all the 9/11 fund go? Who was responsible for it?

  34. Kwame Brown

    Kwame Brown9 時間 前

    guarantee everyone who showed up for congress was only there cause its jon stewart. shameful system 😑

  35. FireWaia

    FireWaia9 時間 前

    As a Swedish guy with "free healthcare" i can't help but think you might be duped whenever an American politician or lobbyist calls our system a communist like one...

  36. Support Team

    Support Team10 時間 前

    Actors gonna act!!!!

  37. xx XXX

    xx XXX10 時間 前

    What’s that a Jew.🧐🧐🧐

  38. Meek In Spirit

    Meek In Spirit10 時間 前

    The title sasy alot about CNN

  39. Smoove J

    Smoove J10 時間 前

    This was fantastic. The next Super Bowl halftime show should just be Jon Stewart humiliating Congress for 30 minutes.

  40. Pueri Demus

    Pueri Demus11 時間 前

    Stop welfare , services for illegals , worthless programs, foreign aide, wars, paying for Congress perks, subsidies on and on and on. There is plenty of money to help those who really need it

  41. closertothetruth

    closertothetruth11 時間 前

    theyll hold the ordinary men accountable but not themselves

  42. Syed Abdul Rahman

    Syed Abdul Rahman11 時間 前

    When a man who spent most of his life doing comedy takes issues like these more seriously than those elected to represent the people, you know your system has failed you.

  43. Nur Lowe

    Nur Lowe13 時間 前


  44. Nic De Houwer

    Nic De Houwer13 時間 前

    As long as you CNN hacks realise that you are part of the villains in this story. Every time a sincere, good person states that universal health care is an absolute necessity, you evil clowns ask "how are you going to pay for it though lol", but never ask this when twenty times as much money goes to killing brown people all over the planet. You are part of the rank hypocrisy. realise this.

  45. yeni toy

    yeni toy13 時間 前

    taken seriously, he spawned a chain of shows which dumbed down political discourse, and made it toxic.

  46. Taiafiafi Williams

    Taiafiafi Williams14 時間 前

    I do not see why this is even a question smh

  47. chocol8milk

    chocol8milk14 時間 前

    I 'm reading all the comments. There is a lot of indignation, rightly so. Rather than raging here on youtube, please stop being lazy like most citizens in our country. Instead participate in our government.

  48. TheAaronRodgersTao

    TheAaronRodgersTao14 時間 前

    It’s too bad that I thumbs up this video and cnn gets the benefit. Not the fucking struggling and sick individuals that were the heroes of that day. But the horrid and evil corporation that keeps us ignorant and apathetic. Jon Stewart is showing us what it means to be human. Fucking wake up cnn. Wake up congress!!!! You are destroying the planet and humanity along with it.

  49. Yolanda

    Yolanda15 時間 前

    Thank you John!

  50. San Diego

    San Diego15 時間 前

    almost all the empty seats were those of Republican Congressman.... notice scumbags like Matt Gaetz, Jim Jordan, Steve King, Devin Nunes.... NO WHERE TO BE SEEN. all of them are total pieces of shit & anti-American scum.

  51. Ryan Gennaro

    Ryan Gennaro15 時間 前

    The media is forced to cover this, because a mega star finally brought this to light. This has been an ongoing fight since 9/11. To quote the late great George Carlin “the government doesn’t give a fuck about you. It simply doesn’t give a fuck”.

  52. Alex

    Alex15 時間 前

    John Stewart for President of the United States.

  53. Trent Werner

    Trent Werner15 時間 前

    Our American Congress is a disgrace, just like our president, and just like the Democratic and Republican parties as a whole. Can we come together as AMERICANS again and not against each other?

  54. n1ko

    n1ko15 時間 前

    Tfw the comedian is the smartest one in the room 🤦🏽‍♂️

  55. G G

    G G15 時間 前

    No more illegal offensive wars

  56. Dawid Kostka

    Dawid Kostka15 時間 前

    Really USA its 2019 and you still dont have a decent health care....

  57. Pueri Demus

    Pueri Demus11 時間 前

    It’s great healthcare the problem is govt is in the way

  58. Chris Nenshati

    Chris Nenshati15 時間 前

    18yrs too late

  59. Paris Sitochi

    Paris Sitochi16 時間 前

    it's like Dad was speaking to that kid who's playing with his future

  60. kentonwill

    kentonwill16 時間 前

    Does anyone know why Jon was at the hearing in the first place? Absolutely no hate, I love Jon and I love this speech but I'm genuinely curious why he was the one to speak up about this

  61. misfitjoe12

    misfitjoe1216 時間 前

    Punk rock

  62. Ethan G.

    Ethan G.16 時間 前


  63. Brian M

    Brian M16 時間 前

    They said the healthcare for the responders was a “New York” issue, by that logic I suppose 9/11 was a New York tragedy but not a American tragedy or world tragedy.

  64. Jackson Jett

    Jackson Jett17 時間 前

    Meanwhile AOC is telling us why each congressperson deserves a pay raise so they won't be tempted to turn to corruption. They can't live off 178k a year, they need more but screw these people who gave all to serve and protect. These garbage humans cant even show up to their job and listen to suffering American heroes. Anyone who supports her or this type of thinking is evil.

  65. fitzy098

    fitzy09816 時間 前

    The GOP were first to table this bill.

  66. M L

    M L17 時間 前

    This government spends billions of our taxpayer money on wars and weapons, Trump's family, but we can't have normal medical coverage. You end up in emergency and they bill you with $1,5K to pay. WTF. The most shittiest corrupt medical mafia system.

  67. M L

    M L9 時間 前

    @Pueri Demus STFU, Trump is the biggest problem of our country right now. The insane immature clown-criminal.

  68. Pueri Demus

    Pueri Demus11 時間 前

    Just couldn’t help yourself by mentioning trump as if he’s the problem. Stop crying already

  69. francis chow

    francis chow17 時間 前

    The man who started the trend of "comedy" news, which became more and more dishonest as they grew in cultural influence, tools of woke capital, this man is no longer to be taken seriously, he spawned a chain of shows which dumbed down political discourse, and made it toxic.

  70. Dom W

    Dom W17 時間 前

    God damn Jon Stewart. You’re the man.

  71. Russell Nunez

    Russell Nunez17 時間 前

    I wish I could like this video a thousand times, and then a thousands times more. It shocks me in the worst way that this mans words could garner nearly 3,000 dislikes. How can anyone, republican or democrat, liberal or conservative, dislike this mans message?! I myself do not make much financially, but I would willingly give up 2, 5 even 10 percent of my net income to help these men and women. I love this country and firmly believe a million others would do the same in a heartbeat. So why can't we take care of these heroes?.... Set the bullshit aside and do what is right for Gods sake!

  72. Risa Nicola

    Risa Nicola17 時間 前

    “Congress passed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in 2010, over opposition from some Republicans who balked at its $7 billion price tag. The act was reauthorized in 2015 for 90 years. But a portion of the law - the Victim Compensation Fund - was only funded for five years, through the end of 2020. The fund aimed to provide necessary financial support for the thousands who suffered serious medical issues, including a spate of cancer diagnoses, after the 2001 attacks.” “I can't help but think what an incredible metaphor this room is ... a filled room of 9/11 first responders and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress. Sick and dying, they brought themselves down here to speak to no one ... shameful," said Stewart at the outset of his remarks. A little over half of the 14-member subcommittee members were present, mostly Democrats.”

  73. TropiCool

    TropiCool17 時間 前

    I wonder who are those that gave nearly 3k thumbs down to this truthful and insightful talk...I call them traitors and self serving degenerates, hang em all and hang em high. Our forefathers are rolling in their graves whose concern was for the well being our nation and it's citizens.

  74. demine100018

    demine10001818 時間 前

    This is the best you guys have ONE JOB speech I have ever heard.

  75. chiefersis

    chiefersis18 時間 前

    This is a fake man guilty in death of first responders with a lot more power to help than he does. These bastards coordinate who to hand the next election to.

  76. chiefersis

    chiefersis18 時間 前

    Bullshit shtick of a fake man acting an even faker act. There is evidence that suggests liberals and republicans hand elections to each other. Which suggests an stage and comedian show clowns Cooperate; they never give it away it ends wars at least instantly lives lost every minute they keep quiet. Jon Stewart has blood on his hands and more power than this fake TV clowning he does.

  77. David WhatsThatAbout

    David WhatsThatAbout18 時間 前

    It’s funny how Jon Stewart makes a living off of making political jokes, yet deeply loves America and everything she stands for with all his heart. I wonder if the jokes he makes secretly hurts him, like laughing the pain away and find happiness by joking about a serious situation. He’s like the clown pagliacci

  78. Priyanka Jain

    Priyanka Jain18 時間 前

    You run for president of my country sir.. (India)

  79. Carlton

    Carlton18 時間 前

    Was this a frickin movie outtake? Stewart is a masterful spokesman.

  80. LapinBeau

    LapinBeau19 時間 前

    By denying these heroes health care, they're basically finishing the job for the terrorists.

  81. MrAcerulez

    MrAcerulez19 時間 前

    Why doesn’t this have like, 100m more views?

  82. Cicci Wan Kenobi

    Cicci Wan Kenobi19 時間 前

    That is the most powerful,sincere and long overdue speeches that I’ve seen in a long long time. Thank you to John Stewart and to all first responders and those who protect us all.

  83. Bulletsmichael

    Bulletsmichael19 時間 前

    The government is suppose to serve the people and we're now begging our government to serve the people... Not just ordinary people, fucking heroes, who risked their lives and still pay the price daily.

  84. deoo iopg

    deoo iopg19 時間 前

    I lI love how specific members of congress asking for a raise didn't even bother to show up. What pieces of fucking shit, you don't deserve the money you make now.ove how specific members of congress asking for a raise didn't even bother to show up. What pieces of fucking shit, you don't deserve the money you make now.

  85. Justin Williams

    Justin Williams19 時間 前

    He needs to be the President.

  86. Kausar Khan

    Kausar Khan19 時間 前

    Great job John Stewart tell them losers!

  87. Anuj Kapoor

    Anuj Kapoor19 時間 前

    I have never seen someone this fearless and honest to a cause like John Stewart. Salute to him and salute to all those first responders and fire fighters.

  88. patrickkelly3

    patrickkelly319 時間 前

    it is unbelievably shameful for so many committee members to be absent on that day!

  89. patrickkelly3

    patrickkelly319 時間 前

    9/11 first responders deserve better. you want a half cent more of my income for taxes to help them after all that they have done?????? fine by me! shame on you Congress for not listening to what is right!

  90. David Lee

    David Lee20 時間 前

    One of the comments i read said they should have free health care for the rest of their lives and that this shouldn't even be up for discussion. I couldn't have said it better myself and it makes me sick to know these men and women literally gave their lives and much more to be denied such basic human rights. This is absolutely pathetic, appalling and shameful.

  91. abc64pan

    abc64pan20 時間 前

    Americans don't matter anymore, only illegals.

  92. WaxestLowa732 R

    WaxestLowa732 R20 時間 前


  93. Jonathan Rivera

    Jonathan Rivera20 時間 前

    Jon Stewart should absolutely, unequivocally and officially be awarded the congressional medal of honor for this!! I mean, My god sir, A true champion amongst the entirety of our species.

  94. bigyanjit huidrom

    bigyanjit huidrom20 時間 前

    US government sucks

  95. NoLongerHuman13

    NoLongerHuman1321 時間 前

    The NEW BEST QUOTE of 2019 “ Al Qaeda didn’t yell DEATH to TriBeCa “

  96. NoLongerHuman13

    NoLongerHuman1321 時間 前

    I’ve watched this about 10 times. It’s rare to see a REAL individual these days. But it’s fair to say that Jon is as real as they come when it comes to this issue. 💯✅🎯⚔️⏰⚖️

  97. Arbi

    Arbi21 時間 前

    All the absent people need to be fired and never be allowed for any public office ever again.

  98. Nathan Scott

    Nathan Scott21 時間 前

    You go John

  99. Lisa Dondlinger

    Lisa Dondlinger21 時間 前

    A- f%*cking -MEN!!!

  100. William Faidley

    William Faidley21 時間 前

    This is possibly the greatest speech that has ever been made. I forget that Mr. Stewart was fighting for this cause. This man was one of my favorite comedians, and now I think he is my favorite activist.

  101. armygringo

    armygringo21 時間 前

    This man is a legend. I fucking love this guy! Always enjoyed watching him on the Daily Show. And not even for the crude juvenile jokes, but for his courage, integrity, clarity, and authenticity. I can just tell that he is a genuine, kind man who really cares. Wish I could meet him someday and shake his hand. I'd vote for him if he ran for President - that's how highly I think of this guy. (And I don't throw words around.)

  102. Has1b

    Has1b21 時間 前

    They give $11 billion a year in funding/loans to Israel and can't take care of their only hero's. disgusting.

  103. joesph kennedy

    joesph kennedy21 時間 前

    Hummm martin luther king asked for fairness among all races , African Americans still havent recieved anything , this nation is shit

  104. Katelynn Pearce

    Katelynn Pearce21 時間 前

    I love how specific members of congress asking for a raise didn't even bother to show up. What pieces of fucking shit, you don't deserve the money you make now.