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Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Joe Wilson (2nd District of South Carolina)

Aug 5, 2020

Press Release

On August 5, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on the Port of Beirut explosion:  

“I am deeply saddened following reports of the explosion at the Port of Beirut yesterday. My thoughts and prayers are with the dynamic people of Lebanon and with the families and loved ones of the victims of yesterday’s tragedy.

“Worldwide families are impacted and I am personally grateful that a former staff member from Columbia, SC is uninjured despite her apartment being devastated.”