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Jon Stewart Blasts Lawmakers In Hearing For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund

Stewart, a longtime advocate for victims and first responders of the 2001 attacks, said it was "shameful" more lawmakers didn't attend.
Jon Stewart testifies during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the reauthorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Source: Zach Gibson

Updated at 3:11 p.m. EST

Comedian Jon Stewart slammed representatives on Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, saying it was "shameful" that more of them did not attend.

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