Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Sep 30, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this reaction to reports President Obama made a secret deal to lift sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile program, which violates President Obama’s own nuclear deal with Iran:
Sep 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who represents Charlotte on the House Financial Services Committee, today questioned Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf regarding the opening of new accounts without customer authorization. Charlotte is Wells Fargo’s largest employee base, with more than 23,000 employees in the region.
Sep 28, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the passing of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres:
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.

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Aug 9, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger heads to the Middle East on Saturday to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. They may be a friendlier audience than he found this week at home.

The Charlotte Republican was on National Public Radio on Friday talking about this week’s town hall meeting, where he was confronted by a pair of tea party activists.

Aug 7, 2013 In The News

On August 7, Congressman Pittenger appeared on PostTV to discuss defunding Obamacare.

Aug 7, 2013 In The News
On August 7, Congressman Robert Pittenger joined Gov. Mike Huckabee to discuss Obamacare.
Aug 5, 2013 In The News

It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work. This week Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N.C., talks about being banished from caffeine and what he’s learned from strong leaders.

Jul 26, 2013 In The News

On July 26, Congressman Pittenger discussed efforts to secure Americans from domestic terrorism as well as changes to governance of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

 

Jul 11, 2013 In The News

We all know strong students who want to go to college, get good-paying jobs and build flourishing, independent lives for themselves and their families. 

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