Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Wilson Statement on General Jim Mattis as Secretary of Defense

Dec 2, 2016
Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump selected General Jim Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense:

“"President-elect Donald Trump has made another excellent appointment in selecting General Jim Mattis as Secretary of Defense. General Mattis' recent experience in the Middle East makes him uniquely qualified to address threats to service members overseas and American families here at home. He is a champion for service members and military families with a goal of victory to achieve peace through strength."