Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

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Mar 26, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, we live in extraordinary times. Never in history has the public been able to experience a war so vividly, watching battles unfold on their television screens as the heroes of our military secure freedom and liberty for the people of Iraq, and rid the world of the threat of Saddam Hussein and his weapons of mass destruction,” said Rep. Wilson.
Mar 26, 2003 Press Release
“Since the armed insurgency in Kashmir began in 1989, more than 400,000 Kashmiri Pandits have been forced from their homes in Kashmir. With relative calm in the state after assembly elections in October, hopes were raised that the Pandits could return to their ancestral home. These hopes are now being dashed."
Mar 19, 2003 Press Release
"Young Sikh boys are suffering from physical abuse, harassment, and verbal taunting in some American schools. This is due to a lack of knowledge of the Sikh faith," said Rep. Wilson.
Mar 18, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, the debate about Iraq has ended. Saddam Hussein has failed to disarm. Today, men and women who have volunteered to protect freedom and liberty stand ready to take action against the corrupt and evil regime of Saddam Hussein. America is not eager to go to war, as we have sought peace through diplomacy for 12 years,” said Rep. Wilson.
Mar 13, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, over 250 national economists have urged Congress to repeal the unjust double taxation on dividend income. This is an excellent opportunity to dramatically boost our economy and create jobs for Americans,” said Rep. Wilson.
Mar 13, 2003 Press Release
Today, House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) announced the appointment of Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) to the House Policy Committee. The powerful House Policy Committee is led by Chairman Chris Cox (R-CA) and is considered the Republican Majority’s principal forum for the consideration of forward-looking legislative initiatives.
Mar 12, 2003 Press Release
“The actions of Senate Democrats to filibuster President Bush’s nomination of Miguel Estrada are not only appalling, they are subverting the constitution and the will of the American people” said Rep. Wilson.
Mar 11, 2003 Press Release
“Bulgaria is truly a remarkable country and deserves this special recognition for saving the lives of thousands of Bulgarian Jews, despite immense Nazi pressure,” said Rep. Wilson.
Mar 4, 2003 Press Release
“After lessons learned from September 11th, 2001, Congress voted overwhelmingly last year to arm commercial airline pilots against future acts of terrorism. Yet, due to negotiations in conference, the bill failed to include cargo pilots, creating a huge risk to the security of the American people.”
Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank my colleagues and the American people for supporting our men and women who have volunteered to stand in harm’s way,” said Rep. Wilson.

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