WHAT'S THE LATEST?
On November 26, Congressmen Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) introduced H.R. 5276, The Iraq Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019 in response to the ongoing attacks targeting Iraqi protesters which started this year in early October:
This Veterans Day is an opportunity to recognize the men and women who sacrifice so much for our freedom. The recent operation in Syria to capture the murderous leader of ISIS shows the continued resolve our servicemembers have when protecting this country. We must honor these sacrifices, although this is a debt that cannot be repaid.
On October 31, Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement on the Democrat’s resolution on impeachment inquiry:
On October 28, Congressmen Joe Wilson, Dan Kildee, Steve Chabot, and Vicente Gonzalez introduced HR 4868, the Stop UN Support for Assad Act of 2019, which will ensure that U.S. taxpayer money does not go to the criminal Assad regime in Damascus:
On October 29, U.S. Congressmen Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Rick Allen (GA-12) released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division announced they will proceed with the removal of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam and move forward with Alternative 2-6D, which was simulated in February 2019 with disastrous results:
On October 23, Ranking Member Joe Wilson and Chairman Ted Deutch, introduced H.R. 4802 which will amend the State Department’s Rewards for Justice Program to authorize rewards for information regarding individuals or entities engaged in activities that violate United States and international sanctions:
On October 4, we recognized National Manufacturing Day and the importance of manufacturing in the United States. Manufacturing is also a major economic driver in South Carolina, with $33.89 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2018, I am thankful for the jobs created.
Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement on Representative Mac Thornberry’s announcement that he will not run for re-election:
The United States maintains the strongest military in the world. Our freedoms, our liberties, and the greatness of this country are secured by the brave men and women who sign up to serve. We must honor the sacrifices these men and women make when they lay down their lives for their country.
Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement encouraging students from South Carolina’s Second District to enter the Congressional App Challenge, an app creating competition for middle and high school students: