Rep. Wilson (R-SC), the new face of Republican opposition to health care reform, just went before the cameras for the first time looking sweaty and sort of shaky like he might be about to cry. I know that sounds a bit like trash talk. But that’s actually how he came off, his affect and expressions. He gave a pretty weak rationale for his claims about coverage of illegal aliens and then dashed off. We’ll have the video for you shortly.
Wilson also confirmed that the GOP House leadership contacted him after his outburst and told him to contact the White House and apologize.
Here’s the video of Wilson’s brief appearance.
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