Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jan 25, 2017 Press Release
During his final month in power, President Obama provided $261 million U.S. tax dollars to the Palestinian Authority.
Jan 25, 2017 Press Release
As a recognized pro-life leader on Capitol Hill, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) helped pass the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act (H.R. 7), of which he was an original co-sponsor.
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
Ruth Samuelson, a longtime leader in the North Carolina House of Representatives and former Member of the Mecklenburg County Commission, died following a battle with ovarian cancer.
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
To make it easier for residents of Scotland County to receive assistance with federal bureaucracy and red tape, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is launching regular office hours in Laurinburg.
Jan 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump:
Jan 17, 2017 Press Release
A federal judge agreed with Congressman Pittenger's position and suspended Governor Cooper’s illegal attempt to expand Obamacare. Congressman Pittenger issued this statement:
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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
In the first legislative step toward restoring affordability and freedom of choice in America’s health care system, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined the U.S. House of Representatives in approving S. Con. Res. 3, which provides Congress with the legislative tools to responsibly repeal and replace Obamacare.
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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
In response to a bipartisan request led by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) extended the deadline for public comment on the proposed Chinese takeover of the Chicago Stock Exchange from January 3rd into mid-to-late February.
Jan 11, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the bipartisan Credit Access and Inclusion Act, designed to give hardworking Americans better access to affordable credit and more opportunities to build their credit score on their own merit.
Jan 10, 2017 Press Release
As part of his commitment to providing exceptional constituent service, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has opened a regional office in Fayetteville and is making plans for weekly office hours in Robeson, Bladen, and Scotland counties.

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In The News

Sep 10, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger believes he has a plan to relieve the United States from any kind of moral obligation regarding the nation’s possible military intervention in the Syrian civil war.
Sep 6, 2013 In The News

Robert Pittenger, unusually for a US congressman, has taken an interest for years in how to prevent the use of chemical weapons, and describes himself as a strong conservative and a “10 out of 10” supporter of Israel.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger said Thursday that he shares the fears of Mideast leaders he has met with on a congressional fact-finding tour: That a U.S. attack on Syria could further destabilize the region.

The Charlotte Republican said he’s leaning toward voting against a White House-backed resolution authorizing the use of military force against Syria.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

ASHEVILLE — The chairman of the Congressional Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare said Thursday that he fears a military strike on Syria would put weapons of mass destruction into the hands of terrorists.

Sep 3, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is back in the Middle East to get a better understanding of the civil unrest in Syria and Egypt and get an assessment of the nearly 12-yearlong U.S. military action in Afghanistan.

As chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, Pittenger’s most pressing concern now is the Syrian matter.

Aug 28, 2013 In The News

I asked Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) to talk about his decision to drop out of Congress’s health plan, where he plans to shop for health coverage and his thoughts on defunding Obamacare. What follows is a transcript of our discussion, lightly edited for clarity.

Sarah Kliff: Tell me why you decided to drop out of the Congressional health insurance plan. 

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