Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Mar 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) participated in a Congressional delegation to Egypt, meeting for the fourth time with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to discuss efforts to counter the Muslim Brotherhood and other radical Islamic terrorists.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
Chinese telecom firm ZTE Corporation agreed to pay an $892 million fine and plead guilty to violating U.S. law for selling embargoed equipment to an Iranian government-controlled entity which could be used to oppress human rights.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
House Republicans released legislative text of their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement:
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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) testified before a House subcommittee on the need for improved National Weather Service radar coverage in the Charlotte region.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
In a video update for constituents, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) shared his thoughts on President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
This year, Robeson County’s Antioch Baptist Church celebrates their 200th anniversary. Robeson County Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in honor of the church’s legacy of service.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
As part of his commitment to serving all of North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will launch regular Lumberton office hours on Thursday, March 2nd.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who personally greeted President Trump as he entered the House Chamber, had this reaction to the President’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress:
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
In advance of President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress, Congressman Robert Pittenger has released a video tour of the U.S. Capitol, including a behind-the-scenes view of the Lincoln Room and a preview of what President Trump will see as he walks to the House Chamber.
Feb 24, 2017 Press Release
In response to claims by Mr. Michael S. Smith that he is an adviser to the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Task Force, issued this statement:
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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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