Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after reviewing President Trump’s strategy on Iran:
Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
In an era of extreme partisanship, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) built a strong bipartisan coalition to secure near-unanimous approval of complex financial reform legislation.
Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide North Carolina with an additional $1,391,675.95 to assist with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.
Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted against the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act
Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this reaction to the Trump Administration’s decision to no longer force employers to violate their religious beliefs regarding birth control.
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Oct 5, 2017 Press Release
Nearly $237 million in federal Hurricane Matthew assistance has been provided to rebuild homes in North Carolina, but the money has not yet been released by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management.
Oct 4, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in celebration of Pastor Loran Livingston’s 40 years of ministry at Charlotte’s Central Church of God.
Oct 3, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) urged Congress to support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which would ban late-term elective abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
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Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, $110 million in FEMA projects for North Carolina were frozen to ensure adequate emergency funding. Following passage of two separate funding bills supported by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), FEMA today lifted the freeze, allowing the North Carolina projects to continue.
Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today released this statement on the tragedy in Las Vegas:

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In The News

Sep 11, 2015 In The News
The American people have a right to know the truth about the Iran nuclear agreement, and as a Member of Congress, I have a responsibility to tell you the truth. Never before in history has the world faced such a grave and ominous threat. This is not just about Israel. Nor is it just about America. A nuclear Iran is a threat to every person in the world.
Apr 9, 2015 In The News
Instead of convincing ourselves that the best deal is the current one, we should realize that our concessions to our adversary do not make him become our friend. Decisions must be balanced by our hopeful visions of a better world and a brighter future, as well as the harsh realities of a fallen world.
Mar 3, 2015 In The News

By Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09)
The Hill
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
 

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger’s interview from today’s “The Morning Briefing” on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel discussing immigration, ISIS and the 2015 Congress.

Nov 20, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger’s interview with WSIC Statesville on President Obama’s immigration plans.

Nov 13, 2014 In The News

Congressman Pittenger was live at 7:05 a.m. this morning on WBT’s Charlotte’s Morning News:

 

Oct 15, 2014 In The News
Congressman Pittenger was a guest today on SiriusXM POTUS Channel’s “The Midday Briefing,” discussing the need for travel restrictions to combat the spread of Ebola.
Sep 23, 2014 In The News
Congressman Pittenger was interviewed live on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel about ISIS, Congressional action against ISIS, and the Parliamentary Forum.
Sep 23, 2014 In The News
Shame on Burger King for moving to Canada? Or shame on us for being unresponsive to businesses and job creators? The current debate about corporate inversions has once again brought out the tired, progressive-socialist rhetoric railing against corporate profits. Burger King, Chiquita, and other iconic American brands are seeking more attractive tax provisions to better manage their businesses, as they also absorb the high impact of our costly regulatory environment, including the mandated requirements of the Un-Affordable Care Act.

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Videos

Feb 28, 2014 Video
Should federal bureaucrats collect and analyze your personal financial data? It’s already happening . . . without your permission. Yesterday, I urged Congress to vote to reform the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. H.R. 3193 passed 232-182.
Jan 8, 2014 Video
On January 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) warned Congress that the new "Qualified Mortgage" regulations would make it more difficult for ordinary Americans to obtain a mortgage or purchase their first home. Like Obamacare, the QM rule is a one-size-fits-all Washington mandate which interferes with your ability to make a sound financial decision with your bank.
Mar 15, 2013 Video
Today Congressman Pittenger took to the House floor to discuss the Budget and to warn of the consequences of not addressing our Nation's fiscal challenges.

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