Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart was on Capitol Hill Thursday morning for the second time in four months to lobby for legislation supporting victims and responders of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
"Once again, we're just down here dumbfounded," Stewart said, according to the Huffington Post. "It's a visit with the last responders, the worst responders," he said of Congress.
Stewart used the opportunity to blast Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who he blames for delaying the 9/11 legislation until he's assured the Senate can pass a bill easing the ban on U.S. oil exports.
"The man has literally sponsored and touted the exact same bill for energy workers," Stewart said, referring to permanent legislation McConnell passed to provide aid for nuclear workers. "I honestly just wish I could understand the rationale. That bill cost twice as much what they're asking for these guys."Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com