Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
America has a choice. We can have prescriptive economic and trade policies with China – including tariffs, sanctions, improved export control laws, and strong CFIUS review authorities – or we can continue to allow them to advance their human rights abuses, execute massive corporate theft and cyberespionage operations, and deliver material support for North Korea.
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Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
President Donald J. Trump signed Congressman Robert Pittenger’s radar legislation into law, setting into motion a 180-day study by the Commerce Department into Charlotte’s lack of adequate radar coverage. Following completion of the study, the Commerce Department will have 90 days to submit a plan to fix the radar gap.
Apr 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Pittenger wrote Commerce Secretary Ross to urge that Commerce publicly identify “F7” and take action to hold that company responsible for violating U.S. law.
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who met with Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II in February, today wrote to express support following the Palm Sunday terrorist attack on two Coptic churches.
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Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
Robeson County Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had the privilege of attending The Masters and watching Fairmont’s William McGirt compete.
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
As part of his longstanding commitment to hearing directly from constituents, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will be available for one-on-one, drop-in meetings at his Monroe Regional Office on Wednesday, April 12th.
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement following U.S. Senate confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States:
Apr 5, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act (H.R. 353) which includes Congressman Pittenger’s legislation requiring the Commerce Department to study and quickly develop a solution to Charlotte’s radar gap.
Mar 31, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is excited to announce Jake Dean of Waxhaw has received a rare double-appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Mar 31, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is urging his fellow conservatives to remember the lesson taught by President Reagan during this February 9, 1983 White House press session, in which he pushed back against the “all or nothing” attitude displayed by some of today’s vocal conservatives:

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In The News

Sep 30, 2013 In The News
On Monday, September 30th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Bo Thompson on Charlotte's Morning News to discuss House Republicans' votes to keep government open and to give individuals the same one-year Obamacare delay that President Obama gave to big businesses and unions.
Sep 21, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte said a few words and invited Cooke to be his guest at the next State of the Union address.
Sep 21, 2013 In The News

Iredell County’s two U.S. House of Representatives members joined most of their fellow Republicans in voting for a short-term spending plan that includes the complete defunding of the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly known as Obamacare.

Sep 13, 2013 In The News
On September 13th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Gov. Mike Huckabee to discuss Syria.
Sep 12, 2013 In The News
Coastal cities like Boston would face the risk of hundreds of thousands of casualties if chemical weapons now in the arsenal of the Syrian military were to fall into the hands of terror groups, some associated with Syrian rebels, North Carolina U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger warned today on Boston Herald Radio.
Sep 12, 2013 In The News
On September 12th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Jeff Katz on Boston Herald Radio to discuss the Syrian civil war, Pittenger's opposition to President Obama's proposed military strikes, concern regarding access to chemical weapons by terrorists, and international support for stabilizing Syria.
Sep 11, 2013 In The News
On September 11, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined WCNC from the United States Capitol to discuss Syria and potential control by terrorists of chemical weapons
Sep 11, 2013 In The News
On September 11th, WSOC covered Congressman Robert Pittenger's (NC-09) position that the President's proposed military action in Syria risks drawing America into another foreign war.
Sep 11, 2013 In The News
On September 11th, WCNC covered Congressman Robert Pittenger's (NC-09) position that the President's diplomatic inaction has emboldened terrorists and opened the door for Russia to exert even more influence in the volatile Middle East.

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