Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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May 23, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, issued this statement in remembrance of Armed Forces Day:
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May 19, 2016 Press Release
In fulfillment of his Constitutional obligation to “provide for the common defense,” Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined a bipartisan majority to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 4909).
May 18, 2016 Press Release
In honor of National Police Week, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) recognized local police officers for the important, often sacrificial work they perform on a daily basis to keep our community safe.
May 13, 2016 Press Release
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced the Obama Administration will not withhold funding from North Carolina while HB2-related lawsuits are decided in federal court.
May 9, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this reaction to Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s announcement of an Obama Administration lawsuit against North Carolina:
May 9, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning Attorney General Loretta Lynch will announce “law enforcement action” against North Carolina:
May 6, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is honored to announce that Shane Swisher, a senior at Providence High School, received a prestigious appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point.
May 5, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after attending a National Day of Prayer observance at Covenant Love Church in Fayetteville:
May 5, 2016 Press Release
Acting on a request from Congressman Robert Pittenger and 55 Members of the U.S. House and Senate, the United States Postal Service has announced revised rules allowing for consideration of new “semi-postal stamps” to raise money for charitable causes.
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May 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the passing of Robeson County champion Gervais Oxendine:

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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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