Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2th District of South Carolina

Press Releases

Jan 17, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after President Obama commuted the sentences for 209 prisoners and pardons 64 inmates:

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement on the House passage of S. Con. Res. 3, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2017:

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry announced Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) will serve as the Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness for the 115th Congress:

Chairman Thornberry said:

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after introducing the Sensible Nuclear Waste Disposition Act, critical legislation to prevent the Department of Energy from constructing a new defense waste repository until the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has made a final decision reg

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Jan 6, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement on the retirement of Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-3).

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) spoke on the House Floor this afternoon on the bipartisan resolution opposing the anti-Israel United Nations Security Council resolution.

Watch his remarks here.

Remarks as prepared for delivery

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Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement after being sworn in to the 115th Congress:

“I am grateful to be sworn in as the elected representative for the people of South Carolina’s Second Congressional District and look forward to continuing my service in the new Congress.

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement on the Rules vote yesterday: 

"I opposed the amendment to amend the rules on the Office of Congressional Ethics. Since I was elected to Congress, I have pledged to be accessible and accountable. Elected officials should be held to a higher standard of scrutiny with an open process and full due process." 

Dec 28, 2016 Press Release

"I am thrilled by the appointment of Thomas Bossert to Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. Mr. Bossert has been a long time advocate for a strong, national cyber security policy. I look forward to working with him to protect American families and to implement an effective, inter-agency cyber plan."

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