As members of a global community, the United States and all nations of the world have much to learn from each other. Our nation has a proud history of leading the world in times of peace and times of war. We have formed coalitions of nations to depose tyrannical dictators that threatened the freedoms and safety of our citizens and allies. Together with our friends we have drawn attention to humanitarian crises and worked to improve the quality of life in those parts of the world that live in poverty and turmoil.
As a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, I have the privilege to help address the issues facing our relationships with nations around the world. As one of only a few members of Congress to serve on both the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Armed Services Committee, I have the unique opportunity to contribute to our national dialogue from a military as well as a diplomatic perspective. An open and candid discussion among friendly nations and a clear and consistent message to unfriendly nations will ensure the safety and prosperity of the United States.
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Washington, D.C. - Representative Joe Wilson (SC-02) released the following statement ahead of President Trump’s first State of the Union address this evening.
“We can all be grateful for President Donald Trump’s achievements in promoting peace through strength abroad and creating jobs and economic opportunity at home during his first year in office. President Trump has stood up to the dangerous regime in North Korea and encouraged our troops to seek victory, resulting in significant progress in defeating ISIL terrorists.
West Columbia, S.C. – Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-02) a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement regarding the news that American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban’s 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan this weekend.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement regarding the House passage of HR 4318, the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Joe Wilson, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding President Trump’s Iran announcement.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Joe Wilson today issued the following statement after the United Nations vote condemning the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capitol: