Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger and the U.S. House of Representatives today voted to block President Obama’s controversial “fiduciary” rule, which bipartisan experts had warned would lead to higher costs and less access for retirement and financial planning services.
Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) recently became aware that the Commerce Department suspended trade sanctions on ZTE Corporation related to the sale of embargoed equipment to an Iranian government-controlled entity which could be used to oppress human rights. Today, Congressman Pittenger led a group of 23 Members of Congress demanding answers from the Obama Administration and urging officials to re-impose penalties.
Apr 27, 2016 Press Release
As Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) recently traveled to Argentina, Paraguay, Colombia, and Panama to assess the threat of terrorism financing via the Latin America financial system and the ability of America’s allies to cut off that illicit funding.
Apr 27, 2016 Reports
News reports indicate that Iran, Hezbollah, and other illicit financiers remain active in Latin America, and we are concerned that criminal money laundering capabilities will continue to grow in the region without American expertise and countermeasures. The “tri-border region” of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, in particular, remains a prime area for money laundering, drug trafficking, and other cross-border criminal behavior. Our goal was to investigate these issues and gain an understanding of the methods by which terrorist and criminal organizations operate within the region. Further, we explored various policy initiatives which would deny or disrupt their ability to pursue criminal financing.
Apr 26, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger’s Military and Veterans Specialist, Bob Becker, has received the Special Recognition Award from the Military Order of the Purple Heart in recognition of his tireless efforts to assist local veterans.

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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