January 19, 2012 10:20 am ET filed under Video
Rep. Wilson: South Carolina Is "Under Assault" Because The Administration Was "Trying To Close The Boeing Plant"
From a January 19, 2012, appearance by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown:
December 01, 2010 12:33 pm ET filed under Blog
December 01, 2010 10:09 am ET filed under Video
April 13, 2010 1:25 pm ET filed under Fact Check
In recent weeks, conservatives have spread the false claim that the federal government will hire "16,000 new IRS agents" to enforce the Affordable Care Act. Writing in The Daily Caller today, Rep. Joe Wilson became the latest GOP official to repeat this blatant lie, which has been thoroughly refuted by independent fact checkers.
November 04, 2009 5:43 pm ET filed under Fact Check
During a November 4, 2009 appearance on Fox News, Rep. Joe Wilson falsely claimed cap-and-trade legislation in front of Congress would increase costs by over $3,000 per family. Contrary to Wilson's statement, legislation increasing our investment in clean energy technologies would create jobs in every state and help America become more energy independent, all for less than a quarter a day.
November 04, 2009 5:24 pm ET filed under Blog
October 29, 2009 10:34 am ET filed under Blog
September 15, 2009 5:41 pm ET filed under Blog
September 10, 2009 3:04 pm ET filed under Blog
According to Rep. Gingrey, his conservative colleague "got caught off guard" because the "Democratic leadership" didn't provide Republicans with a copy of the president's speech.
September 10, 2009 10:19 am ET filed under Blog
By now, most people are familiar with South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson's inappropriate outburst during the president's address to Congress. Less noticed, however, was that South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham nearly applauded the president's defense of a public option. Was he simply caught up in the moment or does Sen. Graham secretly agree with the president's argument?
September 09, 2009 9:51 pm ET filed under Fact Check
During President Obama's speech, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) shouted "you lie!" when President Obama insisted his plan would not provide health coverage to illegal immigrants. In reality, Rep. Wilson is the liar.