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Jon Stewart Says Rand Paul's Block Of 9/11 Compensation Funding Bill Is 'An Abomination'

Added: 18.07.2019 22:43 | 10 views | 0 comments

Former host of The Daily Show turned 9/11 first responder advocate blasted Sen.Rand Paul after he blocked a vote to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Thursday, according to The Boston Globe. The fund provides necessary financial assistance to the first responders who were at Ground Zero on September 11th and are now experiencing medical issues related to that work. Paul prevented the Senate from voting to approve the bill through unanimous consent due to its cost and the "need to address our massive debt in the country." "And therefore any new spending ... should be offset by cutting spending that's less valuable. We need to at the very least have this debate,"...

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Jon Stewart slams senator for blocking 9/11 aid bill

Added: 18.07.2019 19:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

"Pardon me if I'm not impressed in any way by Rand Paul's fiscal responsibility virtue signaling," Stewart said of the senator blocking the measure

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Jon Stewart accuses Rand Paul of ‘fiscal responsibility virtue signaling’ in stalling 9/11 victims funding

Added: 18.07.2019 16:17 | 6 views | 0 comments

“Your budgetary priorities are either moved by a moral compass or they’re not,” Stewart said Wednesday.

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'An abomination': Jon Stewart blasts Rand Paul for blocking 9/11 victims bill

Added: 18.07.2019 15:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

"Pardon me if I’m not impressed in any way by Rand Paul’s fiscal responsibility virtue signaling," Stewart said.

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Jon Stewart rips block of 9/11 bill as another first responder dies

Added: 18.07.2019 15:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

"Pardon me if I'm not impressed in any way by Rand Paul's fiscal responsibility virtue signaling, Stewart said of Paul's block

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Jon Stewart rips "no" vote on 9/11 bill as another first responder dies

Added: 18.07.2019 14:03 | 17 views | 0 comments

"Pardon me if I'm not impressed in any way by Rand Paul's fiscal responsibility virtue signaling, Stewart said of Paul's block

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Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done'

Added: 12.07.2019 21:12 | 7 views | 0 comments

The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart.

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House approves 9/11 victims bill with support from Jon Stewart, sends it to Senate

Added: 12.07.2019 20:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers from both parties hailed the vote, which comes a month after the comedian sharply criticized Congress for failing to act.

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House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims

Added: 12.07.2019 18:45 | 9 views | 0 comments

The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving quickly enough to replenish the critical funding. 

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