Joe Wilson To Headline Fundraising Event For GOP House Candidate In Michigan

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Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), the man who became a star among conservative activists when he yelled “You lie!” during President Obama’s speech to Congress, is hitting the road for another Republican politician.

Wilson will be traveling to Michigan, the Detroit Free Press reports, to headline a fundraiser for former Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), who lost re-election in 2008 and is seeking a comeback against Democratic Rep. Mark Schauer.

The Walberg campaign’s official invitation for the event has a slogan underneath Wilson’s picture: “Stand for Truth.”

Schauer’s spokesperson gave the Free Press this statement: “By embracing his former colleague, Tim Walberg has made it clear that he embraces what is wrong with Washington and is not serious about fixing our broken health care system. If you are the company you keep, then Tim Walberg stands with Joe Wilson and the obstructionists.”