Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina
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Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following comments about today's hearing on "Cyber Operations: Improving the Military Cyber Security Posture in an Uncertain Threat Environment."

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) today issued the following statement after voting no on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 240, a bill the House passed to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the end of Fiscal Year 2015 that fails to address the President’s unconstitutional executive actions on immigration:

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) today issued the following statement after His Excellency Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, addressed a Joint Meeting of Congress:

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) testified today before the House Budget Committee, led by Chairman Tom Price, requesting resources for critical infrastructure issues at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in order to diminish South Carolina’s top environmental risk and reduce the cost burden to taxpayers.

In The News

Feb 23, 2015

One of the greatest threats facing the prosperity of middle class Americans and future generations is the rising national debt.

Feb 3, 2015

As terrorist groups of radical Islam gain influence with increasingly innovative and frequent attacks, it is clear the United States faces a complex and threatening environment at home and abroad.

Jun 19, 2014

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after attending Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter’s Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House.  On November 21, 2010, Corporal Kyle Carpenter of Gilbert, South Carolina, risked his life for a fellow Marine when he threw himself on a hand grenade while keeping watch on a rooftop in Afghanistan.  He is the 8th living r

Jun 11, 2014

Chairman Joe Wilson (SC-02) of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel issued the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee received testimony from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and DOD General Counsel Stephen Preston regarding the transfer of five senior Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Mar 4, 2014

Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel Joe Wilson issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s Fiscal year 2015 budget proposal.