Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Articles

Jan 12, 2005 Article
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) wrote to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in opposition to newly announced plans to lift a statutory rule that limits Guard and Reserve deployments to two years.
Jul 8, 2004 Article
“Mr. Speaker, on Tuesday, the most liberal member of the Senate chose the fourth most liberal member of Senate to become his running mate for the Presidency of the United States. It is important for Americans to know the truth about John Edward’s liberal voting record that is out of touch with the mainstream values of America,” said Congressman Wilson.
Oct 2, 2003 Article
Remember the "quagmire" about to consume U.S. and coalition forces in the first days of the invasion of Iraq? Some home-based journalists and talking heads all but warned that Saddam Hussein's formidable military and a hostile Iraqi desert were sure to bog down U.S. troops in another Vietnam [see "Out of the 'Quagmire,'" April 29-May 12]. Nonsense, the Pentagon said, with civilian and military leaders alike confidently describing the remarkable progress being made despite the sandstorms and stretched supply lines. The front-line reporting by embedded journalists supported the Pentagon's prediction of the imminent fall of Baghdad.
Sep 23, 2003 Article
Journalists are giving a slanted and unduly negative account of events in Iraq, a bipartisan congressional group that has just returned from a three-day House Armed Services Committee visit to assess stabilization efforts and the condition of U.S. troops said. Click here for original story
Aug 14, 2003 Article
The late Congressman Floyd Spence would be proud of his successor, Joe Wilson. As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, which Spence chaired the better part of the 1990s, Wilson is staying abreast of U.S. military needs.
Jul 18, 2003 Article
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the courage and bravery of a newlywed couple from Greenville, South Carolina. This past Sunday, Walt and Donyelle Wilkins were flying to their honeymoon destination in the Bahamas when their commuter flight crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off Abaco Island,” said Rep. Wilson.
Jul 9, 2003 Article
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed Rep. Joe Wilson’s (R-S.C.) bill, H.R. 438 the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act, to ensure America’s neediest children have qualified math, science and special education teachers by a vote of 417--7.
Jun 15, 2003 Article
I've dedicated much of my life to promoting democracy throughout the world, so that others could know the freedom and liberty we enjoy in America. I have traveled to the Communist-era capitals of Bulgaria, East Germany and the Soviet Union, yet none of those visits prepared me for the anomalies I witnessed in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Jul 8, 2002 Article
Today, Rep Joe. Wilson (R-SC) made the following statement in support of H.R. 4635, Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act. Rep. Wilson is a co-sponsor of the bill, which will be brought to the House Floor this week.
Jun 12, 2002 Article
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, today voted in support of H.J. Res. 96, a Constitutional amendment on tax limitation, which would require a supermajority of two-thirds in Congress to pass a tax hike. The bill failed to pass on a vote of 227-178.

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