Jon Stewart: Lobbying for 9/11 heroes

On September 16, 2015 by M. Scott Mahaskey
Jon Stewart greets 9/11 first responders while arriving on Capitol Hill Sept. 16, 2015.

Jon Stewart greets 9/11 first responders while arriving on Capitol Hill Sept. 16, 2015.

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart arrived on Capitol Hill to apologize on behalf of the American people. In a brief press conference on the East Front Lawn, Stewart called out lawmakers for failing to provide the necessary funding to care for the thousands of first responders facing health issues post-9/11. He warned those gathered with him that the day’s lobbying efforts could be met by ‘toxic levels of bullshit.” The event’s press release copied below: 

 

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