Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Apr 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had the solemn privilege of laying a wreath at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, where nearly 8,000 American soldiers were buried following the liberation of Sicily and the landings at Salerno and Anzio during World War II.
Apr 25, 2017 Press Release
As part of his commitment to helping outstanding local students serve our country at the highest level, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) invites local middle and high school students to attend one of two “Service Academy Days” on Saturday, April 29th.
Apr 24, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) invites the community to celebrate local high school artists and help select finalists for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.
Apr 21, 2017 Press Release
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC, “If you get rid of Dodd-Frank, it’s going to have a very significant positive impact on the economy.”
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.

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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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