Joe Wilson visits Beaufort before returning to Washington

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) - Before heading back to D.C., Congressman Joe Wilson took a trip to Beaufort on Monday to outline his goals and agenda for the coming year.

That includes helping along plans to build a port in Jasper County.

"I want it to complement Savannah, complement go together, but I also compliment the cooperation between Georgia and South Carolina between the local governments, county and municipal, who are working together in the Lowcountry for the Port of Jasper and the Port of Savannah," Wilson said.

Lawmakers are expected to approve the plans this year, which would open the port in 2025.

Wilson also unveiled his plans for creating jobs, stopping government spending and protecting our military at home and overseas.

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