The office of Rep. Joe WilsonJoe WilsonCrowd chants 'you lie' at Joe Wilson's town hall: report Military leaders warn of bleak future with short-term defense funding Democrats urged to be 'respectful' during Trump address MORE (R-S.C.) confirms that he has been hospitalized with an "extended fever."
"The Congressman is still in the hospital. I have talked to him this morning and he feels 'much' better," said Wilson's Chief of Staff Eric Dell in an email Thursday morning.
The lawmaker is best known for shouting, “You lie” at
President Obama during a speech on healthcare reform to a joint session of
Congress in 2009. Wilson later apologized and was rebuked by the House for his outburst.
This story was updated at 10:40 a.m.