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Rep. Joe Wilson’s 'You Lie' Line Used Against Him at Contentious Town Hall

Protesters were were riled up over Republican plans to repeal Obama's signature health care law

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    In 2009, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., shouted "You lie" at President Barack Obama during a major speech. At a town hall meeting Monday, an angry crowd used that infamous line against him, NBC News reported.

    The interjection earned Wilson a rebuke, and he later apologized to Obama, who accepted.

    People at the town hall in Aiken County Monday were riled up over Republican plans to repeal Obama's signature health care law. They held up red signs that read "you lie" and at one pointed shouted the line.

    "My concern about 'Obamacare' is we've already seen skyrocketing premiums, we've seen deductibles become unapproachable to work with," Wilson told NBC station WAGT of Augusta, Georgia.