Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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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:
Sep 16, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling in launching an investigation into alleged fraud at Wells Fargo, as well as the role of Washington regulators in monitoring and investigating this activity.
Sep 16, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had the unique experience of taking questions from viewers in China during a live broadcast on Voice of America’s Chinese channel.
Sep 16, 2016 Press Release
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has presented Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) with the “Guardian of Small Business Award” in recognition of his support for small business issues in Congress.
Sep 15, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), joined by 15 key Congressional colleagues, wrote the Government Accountability Office requesting a report on whether CFIUS statutory and administrative authorities have kept pace with the growing scope of foreign acquisitions in strategically important sectors in the United States.
Sep 14, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) urged his colleagues to restore accountability and transparency at the Department of Veterans Affairs by supporting the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act (H.R. 5620), which he co-sponsored with Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL).
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Sep 13, 2016 Press Release
The Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation was supposed to end “too-big-to-fail”, help consumers, and protect the economy. The Financial CHOICE Act cuts unnecessary red tape to allow entrepreneurs and small businesses access to credit and capital to grow and create jobs and enable hardworking Americans to build the life they choose in a growing economy.
Sep 12, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger issued this statement as he reflected on the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks:
Sep 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) to support the bipartisan Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (H.R. 5063), which blocks federal officials from requiring a charitable contribution as part of civil settlements.
Sep 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement after Senate Democrats voted for a third time to block a crucial $1.1 billion Zika funding package yesterday afternoon:

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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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