Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Oct 19, 2016 Press Release
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch have joined Congressman Robert Pittenger’s effort to block the Obama Administration’s backdoor bailout of Obamacare.
Oct 18, 2016 Press Release
President Obama’s health care law suffered another failure Monday when Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced a 24 percent rate hike for Obamacare customers in North Carolina.
Oct 14, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives has filed an amicus brief outlining why the Obama Administration’s attempt to settle Obamacare “risk corridor” lawsuits subverts the law and U.S. Constitution.
Oct 12, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is touring flood damage in Robeson, Bladen, and Cumberland counties following Hurricane Matthew.
Oct 5, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) received the results of an investigation regarding Salisbury VA Medical Center staff who manipulated patient wait time data in order to appear to meet performance criteria.
Oct 4, 2016 Press Release
The Government Accountability Office has officially accepted Congressman Robert Pittenger’s request to review the critical committee responsible for reviewing national security implications of foreign takeovers of U.S. businesses.
Sep 30, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this reaction to reports President Obama made a secret deal to lift sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile program, which violates President Obama’s own nuclear deal with Iran:
Sep 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who represents Charlotte on the House Financial Services Committee, today questioned Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf regarding the opening of new accounts without customer authorization. Charlotte is Wells Fargo’s largest employee base, with more than 23,000 employees in the region.
Sep 28, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the passing of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres:
Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
Earlier today, the BBC asked to speak with Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) regarding the riots in his hometown. This evening, Congressman Pittenger became aware that one of his answers had caused offense, and he issued this heartfelt response:


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.



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.