Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Aug 25, 2016 Press Release
On Tuesday, terrorism-sponsor Iran continued its brazen and provocative behavior toward the United States when four Revolutionary Guard naval vessels came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy destroyer in the international Strait of Hormuz.
Aug 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met Tuesday in Taipei to discuss joint efforts to intercept terrorism financing, cyber security threats from China’s communist government, and opportunities to strengthen economic ties.
Aug 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, had this statement regarding the terrorist attack in Turkey on Sunday:
Aug 19, 2016 Press Release
Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal revealed the Obama Administration secretly airlifted $400 million in cash to Iran, coinciding with the release of 4 American prisoners. Yesterday, a State Department spokesman confirmed the U.S. withheld the delivery of the cash as leverage until Iran permitted the Americans to leave the country.
Aug 16, 2016 Press Release
One of the country’s largest health insurers, Aetna, has announced it will stop selling individual plans on Obamacare exchanges in 11 states, including North Carolina. This news comes on the heels of similar announcements made by major health insurers UnitedHealth Group and Humana, both of which are pulling back their Obamacare individual market presence as well.
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Aug 11, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, wrote Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to express concern over reports of senior-level Defense Department staff altering intelligence documents, for political purposes, on terrorist activity in Syria.
Aug 10, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, had this statement on Iran’s defense budget increasing by the exact same amount as President Obama’s ransom payment:
Aug 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, issued this statement upon the arrest of a Charlotte man charged with providing support to ISIS:
Aug 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, sent Secretary Kerry a letter regarding the Administration’s $400 million cash payment to Iran.
Aug 3, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare and Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, issued this statement upon the revelation the Obama Administration secretly airlifted $400 million in cash to Iran, coinciding with the release of 4 American prisoners.

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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.

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger’s interview with WSIC Statesville on President Obama’s immigration plans.

Nov 13, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger was live at 7:05 a.m. this morning on WBT’s Charlotte’s Morning News:

 

Oct 15, 2014 In The News
Congressman Pittenger was a guest today on SiriusXM POTUS Channel’s “The Midday Briefing,” discussing the need for travel restrictions to combat the spread of Ebola.
Sep 23, 2014 In The News
Congressman Pittenger was interviewed live on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel about ISIS, Congressional action against ISIS, and the Parliamentary Forum.
Sep 23, 2014 In The News
Shame on Burger King for moving to Canada? Or shame on us for being unresponsive to businesses and job creators? The current debate about corporate inversions has once again brought out the tired, progressive-socialist rhetoric railing against corporate profits. Burger King, Chiquita, and other iconic American brands are seeking more attractive tax provisions to better manage their businesses, as they also absorb the high impact of our costly regulatory environment, including the mandated requirements of the Un-Affordable Care Act.

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Videos

Feb 28, 2014 Video
Should federal bureaucrats collect and analyze your personal financial data? It’s already happening . . . without your permission. Yesterday, I urged Congress to vote to reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. H.R. 3193 passed 232-182.
Jan 8, 2014 Video
On January 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) warned Congress that the new "Qualified Mortgage" regulations would make it more difficult for ordinary Americans to obtain a mortgage or purchase their first home. Like Obamacare, the QM rule is a one-size-fits-all Washington mandate which interferes with your ability to make a sound financial decision with your bank.
Mar 15, 2013 Video
Today Congressman Pittenger took to the House floor to discuss the Budget and to warn of the consequences of not addressing our Nation's fiscal challenges.

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