Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina
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Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Chairman Joe Wilson (SC-02) of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is stepping down.

Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman (SC-02) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s immigration executive order that will grant amnesty to nearly five million illegal aliens already in the United States.

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Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement after the House passed a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Nov 13, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after questioning Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about the Administration’s strategy and military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the Middle East.

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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. 

Feb 13, 2014

After five and a half years and five federal reviews, the president still refuses to approve the application permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. His reasoning is centered on incorrect environmental concerns. During the late afternoon on Friday, Jan.

Sep 28, 2013

By JAMIE SELF — jself@thestate.com

COLUMBIA, SC — A federal government shutdown, which could come this week, would mean no new federal contracts for S.C. businesses, furloughs for some federal workers and delayed pay for others, who must continue to work because they are deemed essential to protecting life and property.