Rep. Wilson: South Carolina Is "Under Assault" Because The Administration Was "Trying To Close The Boeing Plant"

January 19, 2012 10:20 am ET

From a January 19, 2012, appearance by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown:

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WILSON: I want somebody who's going to stand firm to create an environment for jobs. Sadly, Chuck, our state has been under assault by the current administration. They were trying to close the Boeing plant in Charleston; a million square foot plant. A thousand people employed, 7,000 more suppliers in South Carolina — jobs. And so the people of South Carolina feel put upon by the current administration — it's just been unprecedented. We've never had such a situation of an administration destroying jobs.


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