Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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May 6, 2014 In The News
Last night, I appeared on WBTV to discuss my concerns over the Senate's inaction on Kilah's Law. The strongly bipartisan bill was passed by the House of Representatives and has since sat in the Senate Judicial Committee for over five months. Kilah and those like her should not be forced to wait for justice because of political polarization and stagnation.
Mar 4, 2014 In The News
Congressman Pittenger discusses recent events in Ukraine on WBT's Charlotte Morning News where he advocates isolating Russia through sanctions and other non-military options. President Obama is perceived as indecisive and feckless by world leaders and American leadership is needed to provide a united international response to Russian aggression.
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Mar 3, 2014 In The News
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is collecting and analyzing your personal financial information, all without your knowledge or consent. The CFPB Director is accountable to no one, meaning there are no checks and balances, or any real oversight, for how they use your personal data.
Feb 16, 2014 In The News
On February 16th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) appeared on Fox News to discuss the true costs of Obamacare. From expensive enrollment exchanges and projected employment losses, to increased insurance prices, Obamacare is clearly a failure. House Republicans have solutions that will truly improve insurance and health care for all Americans.
Jan 1, 2014 In The News
On January 1st, MSNBC host Thomas Roberts interviewed Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) about the unintended consequences of the nuclear agreement with Iran, including the danger of nuclear proliferation in the volatile Mideast. Congressman Pittenger is Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare.
Oct 23, 2013 In The News

America faces a serious economic crisis with a $17 trillion debt and $60 trillion of unfunded entitlement mandates, as I conveyed through interviews in the last several days on CNN (three times),

Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNN's "The Lead" to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
On October 17th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) appeared on CNBC with Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) to discuss resolving the federal government's fiscal crisis.
Oct 17, 2013 In The News
U.S. House of Representatives Republicans fought the good fight, but it’s time to end the government shutdown and ensure the federal government does not default on its debts, Rep. Robert Pittenger said Wednesday. “I believe it was a good cause, a noble cause, and we rallied to the cause, and I think we did everything we could do,” Pittenger said in an interview with the R&L hours before a vote on legislation that both appropriates government funding over the next few months and raises the debt ceiling. “But with Democrats in the majority in the Senate and with a Democrat president, it was two against one and it was impossible to win.”

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