Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Pittenger’s Clarifying Commercial Real Estate Loans Act (H.R. 2148) clarifies and improves Obama-era regulations which have created confusion in commercial real estate lending, leading to fewer jobs and slower economic growth.
Nov 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in celebration of Dr. Billy Graham’s 99th birthday.
Nov 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas:
Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after being briefed on the House Republican “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”:
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Nov 1, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement on the terrorist attack in New York City:
Oct 25, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) formally introduced the No Abortion Bonds Act, which prohibits the use of federal tax-exempt bonds to finance construction of abortion clinics.
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Oct 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide North Carolina with an additional $5.1 million to assist with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.
Oct 20, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) called on both the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold hearings on the Drug Enforcement Agency’s ability to crack down on suspicious shipments of opioids.
Oct 18, 2017 Press Release
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced Obamacare premiums will rise 14 percent in 2018, blaming President Trump’s decision to end certain insurance bailouts for the increase. “Does anybody really believe that?” asked Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09). “Blue Cross has raised Obamacare premiums every year, totaling 176 percent since 2013. President Trump did the right thing by upholding the Constitution, which clearly states that appropriations originate in the House, not the Oval Office. A federal court validated this position. Nonsense on the rhetoric from Blue Cross.”
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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:

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In The News

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.
Sep 23, 2014 In The News
For lawmakers from Germany and other European nations, a three-day stop in Washington was one step in getting to the bottom of U.S. National Security Agency surveillance of U.S. allies, revealed last year by former government contractor Edward Snowden.
Sep 22, 2014 In The News
How should the U.S. deal with Islamic State, Rep. Robert Pittenger(R-NC) joined The Wall Street Journal This Morning with his take on taking on ISIS.
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