Congressman James Clyburn

Congressman Clyburn and Rep. Joe Cunningham to host virtual forum on Mother Emanuel 5th Anniversary

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Today at 4pm Congressman James Clyburn and Representative Joe Cunningham are hosting a virtual forum to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Emanuel AME Shooting tragedy. Among the items to discuss, they say will be to make a call for action on gun violence, and racism. The Congressmen will be joined by Reverend Eric Manning from Mother…

SC Congressman react to President Trump’s remarks on Iran

Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Tim Scott, Congressman James Clyburn reacting on Twitter to Iran

ABC Columbia COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Congressman are reacting to President Donald Trump’s remarks on Iran Wednesday.  In a release, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham made the following statement: “A homerun speech by President Trump about the challenges we face with Iran. It was measured and firm.  “To the Iranian people: President Trump laid out a pathway forward for peace…

Congressman James Clyburn reacts to US Iran Airstrike

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina lawmakers are reacting to the news of the US airstrike in Iran. South Carolina’s Democratic Congressman, James Clyburn, tweeted this reaction. ” The President’s unilateral action places our country at greater risk with no evidence of a strategy. His failure to even consult Congress—entrusted by the Constitution to authorize military force—is alarming. Congress must uphold…

Clyburn and Wilson headed back to Washington as House Members

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina voters re-elected two longtime Congressional House members on Tuesday. With unofficial results, Incumbent Republican Joe Wilson won his District 2 seat. According to the South Carolina Election Commision, Representative Wilson won with 57% of the vote. His opponent, Democratic Candidate Sean Carrigan had 42 % of the vote. And with unofficials results from the AP,…