Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Dec 6, 2016 Press Release
Due to serious national security concerns, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has written Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urging the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to block the transaction of Lattice Semiconductor being acquired by an American venture capital firm with significant ties to China's communist government.
Dec 5, 2016 Press Release
More than 120 Members of Parliament, Senators, Ambassadors, and other officials from 39 nations in Europe, Asia, Middle East, and South America will join Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) at the Library of Congress for the 6th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum.
Dec 2, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined a bipartisan majority to approve the largest military pay raise in six years, strengthen military health care for both active duty and retirees, and provide relief for brave veterans asked to repay enlistment bonuses.
Dec 1, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed comprehensive, bipartisan, fiscally-responsible legislation to increase funding for medical research and streamline the process of bringing new treatments to patients.
Nov 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger returned from Latin America this morning after hosting a major international forum for Members of Parliament and other government officials regarding joint efforts to prevent terrorism financing activity in South America.
Nov 18, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger travels to Latin America this weekend to host a major international forum for Members of Parliament and other government officials regarding joint efforts to prevent terrorism financing activity in South America.
Nov 17, 2016 Press Release
A little-known provision of President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran allows the export of commercial aircraft to Iran. The sale of 97 airplanes was authorized in September.
Nov 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger had this statement after learning of the passing of Cliff Barrows, who led music at Billy Graham Crusades for nearly 70 years.
Nov 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joins the world in congratulating Dr. Billy Graham on his 98th birthday:
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.
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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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