Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jul 22, 2016 Press Release
Last week, I met with constituents from China who outlined the Chinese government practice of forcefully harvesting vital organs as part of their oppression of religious minorities. Meanwhile, the NBA will start selling tickets for preseason games in China next week. Is the NBA implying China's abhorrent violation of basic human rights is acceptable, but North Carolina saying men shouldn't use the girls' locker room is a bridge too far? What is the NBA's true priority? The unmistakable hypocrisy is clear to me. You be your own judge.
Jul 21, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this reaction to reports the NBA will move the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte due to North Carolina’s bathroom privacy law:
Jul 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, is monitoring reports of the terrorist attack in Nice, France and issued this statement:
Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
The House Financial Services Committee approved a bill sponsored by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) to prevent the export of dual use military aircraft to Iran.
Jul 13, 2016 Press Release
Following up on previous action and new revelations, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) sent a letter cosigned by 14 Members of Congress, urging the Commerce, Treasury, and State Departments to impose stiff penalties on a Chinese government-affiliated company, ZTE Corporation, for blatantly violating Iran export control laws with what appears to be not even a modest attempt to maintain an internal compliance regime.

In The News

Sep 11, 2015 In The News
The American people have a right to know the truth about the Iran nuclear agreement, and as a Member of Congress, I have a responsibility to tell you the truth. Never before in history has the world faced such a grave and ominous threat. This is not just about Israel. Nor is it just about America. A nuclear Iran is a threat to every person in the world.
Apr 9, 2015 In The News
Instead of convincing ourselves that the best deal is the current one, we should realize that our concessions to our adversary do not make him become our friend. Decisions must be balanced by our hopeful visions of a better world and a brighter future, as well as the harsh realities of a fallen world.
Mar 3, 2015 In The News

By Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09)
The Hill
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger’s interview from today’s “The Morning Briefing” on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel discussing immigration, ISIS and the 2015 Congress.

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