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Last week, while Senate Democrats voted unanimously to pass the measure, Republicans voted to stall the Honoring Our PACT Act, which aims to provide assistance to veterans who have become ill after being exposed to burn pits during their military service.
Stewart, the former late night comedian-turned-activist arguably has been the most vocal critic of GOP lawmakers who voted the measure down in that procedural vote, a move that looked likely to delay the measure until after lawmakers return from their summer break in September.