Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina


Mar 24, 2008 Article
"I recently announced that I would not seek any earmark funding requests in the Fiscal Year 2009 spending bills. This decision was a necessary response to the misuse and abuse inherent in today's earmarking process - a system that values power and position over merit and continues to jeopardize the trust of the American people."
Mar 6, 2008 Article
"More than a week ago, the Protect America Act - a law that closed loopholes in our intelligence surveillance capabilities - expired. Today, our ability to monitor foreign terrorists has been diminished, and some in Congress still refuse to bring a permanent extension of that act to the floor for a vote. They are withholding an important asset to our national security, all the while demanding that we first agree to punish American companies before protecting American families."
Dec 12, 2005 Article

Honoring the honorable

By Congressman Joe Wilson

Dec 12, 2005

Dear Servicemember,

Teddy Roosevelt once said, "far and away, the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."

Sep 11, 2005 Article
Wilson remains optimistic about war; S.C.congressman confident even as backing for conflict dwindles in U.S. By LAUREN MARKOE Washington Bureau 11 September 2005 The State (Columbia, SC) EYE ON WASHINGTON
Jul 15, 2005 Article
Indian Prime Minister Will Meet at White House with Bush Voice of America 15 July 2005 Indian Prime Minister Monmohan Singh makes his first visit Monday to the White House. While in Washington, Mr. Singh will also address a joint session of the U.S. Congress. Both events signal a warming of relations between India and the United States.
Jun 28, 2005 Article
Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) released the following statement regarding President Bush's speech marking the one year anniversary of the transfer of sovereignty to the Iraqi people:
Jun 10, 2005 Article
When visiting the Middle East over Memorial Day weekend, I must admit that I did not expect to see a sign for "Big Bob's Truck Stop and Up-Armor Facility" in Balad, Iraq. But again demonstrating the fortitude of the U.S. military, our soldiers established this facility in response to the increasing numbers of roadside bombs used against our convoys.
May 13, 2005 Article
SC Base Closure; S.C.'s major military bases to remain open By SUSANNE SCHAFER Associated Press 13 May 2005 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina got a vote of confidence from the Pentagon on Friday: Major bases escaped closure and the state was told it would receive more than 700 jobs.
Apr 17, 2005 Article
Island Packet BY REP. JOE WILSON, Special to The Packet During Congress' spring work break, I was pleased to host nearly 20 meetings on strengthening Social Security throughout the Second District.
Apr 5, 2005 Article
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson addresses students, faculty and staff of Claflin University during its Honors and Awards Convocation Tuesday morning.