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Jon Stewart Tears Into GOP for 9/11 First Responders Bill: 'Lame as F@#K Congress


"[I]f you don’t owe 9/11 first responders health care, at least you owe them royalties!”

On last night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart tore into GOP senators for not taking up the 9/11 first responders bill, which would dole out $7.4 billion to a fund covering medical expenses for those who got sick while working at Ground Zero.

Some members oppose the legislation because of lack of fund oversight, while others are upset that the bill is paid for by taxing multinational companies. Senate Republicans have vowed not to take up any piece of legislation until a bill is passed regarding tax rates.

Stewart used his segment, titled "Lame-as-F@#K Congress," to accuse the GOP of being hypocritical, saying that they use 9/11 for their own gain but are not willing to help 9/11 workers:

(H/T: Mediaite)

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