Jon Stewart Lashes Out At Ted Cruz & GOP Over Blocking Veterans’ Burn Pit Bill

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Former Daily Show host Jon Stewartblasted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and other Republicans for stalling bipartisan legislation that would have helped veterans who were exposed to burn pits in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars. “This is no trick,” he said in a video message posted to Twitter. “Everything in the government is either mandatory or discretionary spending, depending on which bucket they decide to put it in … [Cruz] is pretending that this is a new thing that the Democrats stuck into the bill and snuck past him.” “The bill that Ted Cruz voted yes on had the exact same funding provisions as …

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