Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), who may face an official reprimand from the House after interrupting the president's speech, thanked his Republican colleagues on the way to a GOP Conference meeting Tuesday.
On way to Republican Conference meeting, my colleagues have been courageous to encourage me, I am very grateful for prayers and support, Joe
It's also interesting to note Wilson signed the tweet himself. The Hill reported yesterday that staff members tweeting for Wilson started to identify themselves after the congressman hired new media strategists to tweet for him.
Yesterday, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) said he will oppose any resolution against Wilson. Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele also criticized a possible resolution.
"Democrats don’t want an apology. They want a side show – something to shift the focus away from their government-run experiment on health care," he said in a statement today.