"They asked Mitch McConnell about the testimony after it was done, and he said, "Oh, gosh"- I think he used the word "gosh" - 'gosh, we haven't looked at that in a while, but we will look at it, and I'm sure we'll deal with it as compassionately as we have in the past'".
"I think the cold, hard reality is, even though nearly none of my members were enthusiastic about the prospect of tariffs, you have to give the president credit - it worked", McConnell said, according to Politico. "It sounds to me like he's looking for some way to take offense".
Last week, the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously in favor of extending the fund, which is now set to stop taking claims in December 2020.
Comedian Jon Stewart spent the past week lobbying for a most noble cause: the continued - and hopefully permanent - funding from Congress for 9/11 victims.
"I don't know why he is all bent out of shape, but we will take care of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund", he said.
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From there, Colbert showed a clip of McConnell being interviewed on Fox & Friends this morning. It was an emotional speech from Stewart that demonstrated his disappointment, anger, and sadness towards Congress for waiting so long to take care of firefighters and others who developed an illness as a result of responding to the 2001 terrorist attacks.
"We have never failed to address this issue".
"There is no way we won't address this problem appropriately. We will again in the future". "And in the end he was the one, Senator Schumer and Gillibrand ticked off every box of every potential opponent, Democrat, Republican, House and Senate, and it all came down to one box at the bottom: Mitch McConnell. I think some of it is calculated to add, I think, additional fuel to the Mueller report and the aftermath of that".
"Just understand that the next time we have a war or you're being robbed or your house is on fire and you make that desperate call for help, don't get bent out of shape if they show up at the last minute, with fewer people than you thought were going to pay attention, and don't really put it out".