Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Press Releases

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.
Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
Admiral Clark Calls Airspace and Waterfront Property “Tremendously Important”
“Admiral Clark made it very clear that facilities located on shorelines and with ample airspace were crucial to military training and readiness needs,” said Rep. Wilson.
Feb 27, 2003 Press Release
Entire SC House Delegation Co-Sponsors Legislation to Honor Spence
“I am very pleased my fellow South Carolina Members have joined me in honoring the late Congressman Floyd Spence,” said Rep. Wilson. “Floyd Spence was much more than my predecessor, he was my dear friend and most trusted mentor.”
Feb 26, 2003 Press Release
“This is great news for the Asian Indian community in the United States, as they are among the top groups at risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes,” said Rep. Wilson, Co-Chair of the House India Caucus.

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