Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) gave a one-minute speech on government-run health care on the house floor. Earlier, he had shouted “you lie” at President Barack Obama‘s health care speech given at the joint session of Congress last week.

Rep. Joe Wilson's speech on Health care

The uproar over Rep. Joe Wilson’s shouting “you lie” at President Barack Obama returns to the House floor Tuesday for what could be a contentious and highly partisan debate over whether to formally criticize the South Carolina Republican.

Rep. Joe Wilson's shouting "you lie"

The decision by Democratic leaders to bring a resolution of disapproval to the House floor was derided by Republicans, who said Wilson had already apologized for his remark during Obama’s health care speech to a joint session of Congress last week.

 

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