Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.) on Monday fired back at after the comedian accused him of dragging his feet on legislation that would benefit first responders of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, during an interview with “ Sunday” for their reluctance to reauthorize the  (VCF), which is facing a significant funding lapse.

“I want to make it clear that this has never been dealt with compassionately by Sen. McConnell,” Stewart told Fox News, referring to past VCF legislation. “He has always held out to the very last minute, and only then, under intense lobbying and public shaming, has he even deigned to move on it.”

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