Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Aug 22, 2017 Press Release
The Trump Administration today announced new sanctions on 16 Russian and Chinese entities which provide support to North Korea’s brutal regime. This action expands on Congressman Robert Pittenger’s recent legislation to crack down on international businesses that support North Korean cyberattacks.
Aug 22, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger, Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, had this statement following President Trump’s address on Afghanistan:
Aug 17, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning of today’s terror attack in Barcelona:
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Aug 15, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) issued this statement after learning protestors pulled down a Confederate statue in Durham on Monday evening.
Aug 2, 2017 Press Release
President Trump signed into law bipartisan legislation drafted by Congressman Robert Pittenger related to strengthening our country’s anti-terrorist group financing efforts. Representative Pittenger’s legislation was included in H.R. 3364, the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which passed the House on July 25 by a vote of 419 to 3. Congressman Pittenger released the following statement:
Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement following last evening’s Senate vote on healthcare reform:
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Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted to fund President Trump’s $1.6 billion request for a border wall, provide the largest military pay raise in 8 years, and increase Defense spending by 13% to rebuild America’s military.
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Following a May 25th conference call with Secretary Ben Carson, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has helped secure $32 million for Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina.
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation, co-sponsored by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), to nullify a controversial new rule which benefits trial lawyers at the expense of hardworking Americans.
Jul 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is busy preparing for nine town hall meetings August 28th-August 31st.

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In The News

Oct 8, 2013 In The News
The fight over the federal government shutdown has moved beyond health care, at least according to U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte. “We’ve really moved beyond Obamacare,” Pittenger said Monday. “This whole debate has really moved into the debt ceiling.”
Oct 8, 2013 In The News

 

On October 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined POTUS Morning Briefing to discuss Obamacare, partial federal government shutdown, federal debt, reforming government, and more.

Oct 8, 2013 In The News

 

On October 8th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Radio France to discuss the Government Shutdown Fairness Act as well as the Full Faith & Credit Act.

Oct 1, 2013 In The News
“Isn’t it amazing that the president has reached out to Syria and to Iran, and to Putin but he won’t join American Republicans to try to resolve a problem that we see?” Pittenenger said. “Numbers don’t lie. What is out there in the market right now in terms of jobs and cost and premium increases. Those are real. ... If you look at the job losses, not hiring full-time workers, you see the cost of Obamacare.”
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
In a live interview on Bloomberg TV, Congressman Pittenger explained his three separate votes to prevent a government shutdown, questioned why President Obama will negotiate with Iran but not House Republicans, and discussed America's anemic economic recovery.
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
On September 30th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) spoke with WCCB from Washington, DC regarding his support for bills to fund government and give individuals the same Obamacare breaks that President Obama gave to big businesses and unions.
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
On Monday, September 30th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined Bo Thompson on Charlotte's Morning News to discuss House Republicans' votes to keep government open and to give individuals the same one-year Obamacare delay that President Obama gave to big businesses and unions.
Sep 21, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte said a few words and invited Cooke to be his guest at the next State of the Union address.
Sep 21, 2013 In The News

Iredell County’s two U.S. House of Representatives members joined most of their fellow Republicans in voting for a short-term spending plan that includes the complete defunding of the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly known as Obamacare.

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