WATCH: Jon Stewart advocates for veterans affected by burn pits at the ‘Pass the PACT Act Rally’

Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart spoke at a Washington, D.C. rally to push for action by Congress to assist sick veterans, who say they were exposed to toxic waste while serving in the military overseas.

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The event, called the “Pass the PACT Act Rally,” was held by Stewart and a coalition of veterans groups on Memorial Day weekend at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium.