Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina

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Apr 17, 2015 Press Release

(W. Columbia, S.C.) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after visiting Pelion Middle School this morning to speak with students participating in the SIFMA Foundation Capitol Hill Challenge, a 14-week challenge that involves teams of middle and high school students competing in a curriculum-based Stock Market Game to teach the importance of saving and investing.

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:

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Apr 13, 2015

During the past few decades, the federal government's overreach into our state’s school system has been unprecedented, and the quality of our children's education is too high a priority to rely on a one-size-fits-all approach. Students in South Carolina and across America deserve better than the current broken education system.

Apr 3, 2015

Providing for our national defense is the primary function of our federal government, and I am concerned President Obama’s policies are reducing our defense capabilities during a time America is facing significant threats.

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