Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

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Jul 9, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, today the conservative movement in America stands on the shoulders of giants: men such as Edmund Burke, T.S. Elliot, F. A. Hayek, Whittaker Chambers, and William F. Buckley, Jr. Of all these theorists, no one has made a deeper and more profound impression on my life than William F. Buckley, Jr.,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jul 8, 2004 Article
“Mr. Speaker, on Tuesday, the most liberal member of the Senate chose the fourth most liberal member of Senate to become his running mate for the Presidency of the United States. It is important for Americans to know the truth about John Edward’s liberal voting record that is out of touch with the mainstream values of America,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jul 7, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the Hardeeville Fire Department will receive $151,200 in funding under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Jul 6, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, last week on June 28th, Iraq became a sovereign nation as control of was handed over from Coalition forces to a new Iraqi government, headed by Prime Minister Iyad Allawi and President Ghazi al-Yawer. This is an extraordinary achievement for President George W. Bush, the American military, and our coalition partners,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jun 14, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, thanks to President Bush’s historic tax relief, our economy is surging and 1.4 million jobs have been created since August. However, if we don’t act, one of the harshest and most unjust penalties on Americans, the death tax, will return in full force in 2011,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jun 9, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, the world is grieving this week over the loss of a true American hero, President Ronald Wilson Reagan. Words cannot describe the admiration and respect that I have for this great man,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jun 3, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) and South Carolina Adjutant General Stanhope Spears both addressed a forum held by U.S. Department of Defense Reserve Forces Policy Board about the role of State Defense Forces in the War on Terror. Congressman Wilson, a retired Colonel in South Carolina Army National Guard, and Congressman Lincoln Davis (D-Tn.), a Major in the Tennessee State Guard, have introduced, H.R. 2797,The State Defense Force Improvement Act. This bipartisan legislation would improve and expand the state-controlled forces by increasing coordination between state defense forces and federal agencies.
Jun 2, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, in this past Sunday’s Washington Times, the highly revered economist Lawrence Kudlow spelled out very clearly how President George W. Bush’s strong economic policies have produced sustained surge in the economy,” said Congressman Wilson.
Jun 1, 2004 Press Release
“Mr. Speaker, during this past week I again saw firsthand our courageous service members in action successfully fighting the Global War on Terror in Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, the Persian Gulf, Qatar, and Germany,” said Congressman Wilson.
May 20, 2004 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) applauded the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 (H.R. 4200). Congressman Wilson, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, worked with committee members and Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-Ca.) on the $422 billion legislation which sets policies, programs and funding levels for the nation’s military. The bill passed overwhelmingly with a bipartisan vote of 391-34.

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