Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Congressman Joe Wilson on Escort Committee for French President Macron

Apr 25, 2018
Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson on Escort Committee for French President Macron

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02), Co-Chair of the Congressional French Caucus, released the following statement after being asked to join Speaker Paul Ryan and other Congressional leaders on the escort committee in presenting President of France Emmanuel Macron to a Joint Session of Congress.

I am grateful, having French heritage, for the opportunity to escort French President Emmanuel Macron to the Joint Session of Congress. This honor is particularly special with France being our First Ally, as well as President Macron’s strong leadership for the French people in the Global War on Terrorism." 

I also appreciate the jobs created by France businesses in South Carolina with Michelin’s largest world investment in Lexington,” said Congressman Joe Wilson.