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Chris Cuomo Goes After Jon Stewart: Just A 'Court Jester'

02/18/2014 10:21 am ET | Updated Feb 18, 2014

Chris Cuomo took a swipe at Jon Stewart on Tuesday during a discussion of Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" debut.

The "New Day" roundtable was assessing Fallon's performance on Monday night, and raised the subject of Fallon's interviewing skills.

"To get a good interview, you've got to push," said Wall Street Journal editor Christopher John Farley.

"Who pushes in late night television?" Cuomo asked, later adding, "Even like the court jester himself, Jon Stewart, when he gets a heavy in the chair next to him, he's making jokes or nodding yes, yes, yes. I don't know that the bar will be that high for Jimmy Fallon to be the accountability guy."

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