Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina

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Aug 8, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) made the following statement after attending the groundbreaking for a new, freestanding emergency department to serve the Barnwell community this morning:

Aug 7, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to sanction North Korea: 

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) made the following statement after North Korea reportedly tested a ballistic missile:

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06), joined by original co-sponsors Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) and Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), introduced the bipartisan Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act, legislation that would sanction Hamas for violating human rights standards by using civilians as human sh

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Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific marked up and reported the North Korea Travel Control Act (H.R. 2372), introduced by Rep. Schiff and Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), to the full committee. This bill would instruct the Secretary of State to restrict the use of U.S.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) made the following statement after the House of Representatives passed strong sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea:

Jul 21, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) made the following statement following the State Department’s announcement the Administration would enact travel restrictions to North Korea:

Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after Senator McCain announced he was diagnosed with brain cancer:

"My thoughts and prayers are with Senator John McCain and his family during this time. Senator McCain is an American hero, as evidenced by his service in Vietnam and in Congress. 

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Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) praised the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act:

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Readiness, issued the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee completed the markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. This legislation would fund our military and vital national security projects.

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Mar 27, 2017 In The News

The new chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee says he’s determined to help increase the size of the military and boost readiness from historic lows under President Donald Trump’s plan to expand the force.

Jul 23, 2014 In The News

The $34 billion Energy and Water Appropriations Bill that passed the House recently is by no means perfect legislation.

But there are many important aspects of the bill to cheer about, not least the funding to continue the MOX project at Savannah River Site.

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Jul 15, 2014 In The News

A United States House appropriations committee passed a bill Thursday that, if adopted, would provide $345 million for construction of the Savannah River Site’s MOX facility.

The Energy and Water Appropriations bill has been debated this week, with members of the committee offering up various amendments.