Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Jun 26, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) had this statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to reinstate key parts of President Trump’s travel ban in the name of national security:
Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
President Donald J. Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act (S. 1094) into law. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) co-sponsored the House version of this legislation, which will restore accountability at the VA by making it easier to fire or demote incompetent employees.
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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
As part of continuing efforts to increase economic opportunity in rural North Carolina communities, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) today voted to increase federal funding for Career and Technical Education in rural areas.
Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in honor of the 150th anniversary of Charlotte’s Babcock & Wilcox.
Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
After attending the first meeting of President Trump’s opioid crisis commission, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper attempted to score political points by claiming Republican efforts to reform America’s broken healthcare system would exacerbate the opioid crisis.
Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger, who has led bipartisan efforts to dismantle Fidel Castro’s anti-American voting bloc at the United Nations, had this reaction to President Trump’s decision to hold the Cuban government accountable:
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Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly formally rescinded President Obama’s “Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents” (DAPA) order, which had already been blocked by federal courts. Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), a strong supporter of legal immigration and law enforcement, had this reaction:
Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) hosted more than 100 Members of Parliament and other officials from 28 nations for the 8th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Riga, Latvia.
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who works closely with Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) as a Member of the Republican Whip Team, had these comments following today’s shooting:
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
For the third time in nine months, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) has voted to restore accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs by making it easier to fire or demote incompetent employees.
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In The News

Oct 10, 2013 In The News
On October 10th, WBTV discussed efforts by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) to engage in bipartisan conversations to resolve the partial government shutdown and debt limit increase.
Oct 10, 2013 In The News
On October 10th, WSOC covered Congressman Robert Pittenger's ongoing efforts to create quicker and easier access to the Charlotte VA clinic for ailing veterans in the area.
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.

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