• Jon Stewart rips Republicans for blocking bill to treat veterans: 'These are the people who fought and defended their right to this fuckery'

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Jon Stewart speaks to the press before a news conference about the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act on Capitol Hill July 28, 2022 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
    Jon Stewart ripped into Republicans for blocking the advancement of a veteran health care bill.
    "Sadly, these are the people that fought and defended their right to this fuckery," Stewart said.
    Stewart said the Republicans who blocked the bill were "cowards."
    Jon Stewart, the former host of "The Daily Show," during a visit to Washington, DC, on Thursday excoriated Senate Republicans for...
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  • These 41 Republican senators blocked a bill to expand healthcare for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference about the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act on Capitol Hill July 28, 2022 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images 41 Republican senators voted against a bill that would expand healthcare for veterans exposed to burn pits.
    Democratic lawmakers blasted the GOP senators for blocking the bill's passage.
    "It has an immorality to it," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.
    Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bipartisan bill that would expand healthcare benefits to veterans exposed to toxins from burn...
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