Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) welcomed Jacob Thomas, winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, to Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Art Ceremony.
Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger departs for a series of important national security/counter-terrorism meetings in the Middle East.
Jun 24, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger hosted 100 Members of Parliament from over 30 nations to discuss joint efforts to combat radical Islamist terrorism.
Jun 23, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a lower court ruling that President Obama’s amnesty plan for illegal immigrants is unlawful:
Jun 21, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has returned to Washington after hosting a major international forum on terrorism financing, Intelligence cooperation, and civil liberties protections in Vienna, Austria.
Jun 17, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is traveling to Vienna, Austria to host the fourth Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum, with a primary focus on terrorism financing and cybersecurity issues. More than 125 Members of Parliament and other high ranking officials from 30 nations will participate.
Jun 13, 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 Orlando and issued this statement:
Jun 10, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger voted to freeze his salary and continue the 100 percent pay freeze for Members of Congress which has been in place since 2010.
Jun 9, 2016 Press Release
A North Carolina veteran’s proposal to raise money for PTSD research and treatment took a major step forward when Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) secured the support of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald.
Jun 3, 2016 Press Release
Following a letter from Congressman Robert Pittenger urging stiffer penalties against Chinese state-affiliated companies which violate Iran sanctions laws, the Commerce Department has issued a subpoena to Huawei Technologies.


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.