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Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. speaks to reporters outside of his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

Rep. Joe Wilson famously yelled 'You lie' at Obama. Hecklers turned his words against him.


Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) famously yelled "You lie!" at then-President Obama during an address to a joint session of Congress. 

On Monday, those words were turned against him, as opponents of Wilson chanted "You lie" en masse at him, according to video posted by The (Charleston) Post and Courier. 

Wilson had been discussing working with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. 

Attendees chant 'you lie' at U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson during Graniteville town hall

WATCH | Here's the video. The chants start at 0:24.

After the American Health Care Act was pulled from the House floor due to a lack of support, the House Freedom Caucus leader Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) said Republicans were "very close" to a new deal. The HFC largely did not support the AHCA, sinking its chances in Congress.

"The biggest thing for all of us is we want to make sure we don't just have repeal, but we have a replacement that drives down insurance premiums," Meadows said.

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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., second from left, speaks about health care during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He is joined by, from left, Rep Mark Sanford, R-S.C., Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Negotiations before Congress' recent recess stalled. The ACA's insurer requirements have prove controversial. Moderates argue they protect many sick people, while conservatives argue they're too pricey.

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