Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Sep 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) and Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04), who serve together on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, wrote Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to ask that the State Department prioritize Rev. Cao’s case. Their letter was co-signed by Congressman Mark Walker (NC-06), Congressman George Holding (NC-02), Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07), and Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14).
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Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
Robeson County Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today announced nearly $200,000 in USDA Rural Development funding to help the Town of Maxton replace an aging and costly street sweeper.
Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs today announced a legislative hearing on Congressman Robert Pittenger’s Lumbee Recognition Act (H.R. 3650).
Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) unpacked boxes and hung pictures in his permanent Fayetteville office.
Sep 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the terrorist attack on the London Underground:
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Sep 15, 2017 Press Release
Currently, membership in a violent gang is not sufficient grounds for deportation. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined a bipartisan majority to change that.
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted to pass the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act (H.R. 3354), which funds government agencies for FY 2018.
Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
President Donald Trump used his authority to block the proposed Chinese takeover of Lattice Semiconductor, the third-largest American producer of critical technology for U.S. military applications.
Sep 11, 2017 Press Release
Each year, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) nominates 40 outstanding local students for prestigious appointments to West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Sep 11, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released this statement as he reflects on the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks:
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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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