Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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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 8, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, today urged Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to explore new sanctions against Qatar-based terrorism financiers.
Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) requested a colloquy to publicly discuss North Carolina’s ongoing Hurricane Matthew recovery needs with Chairman John Carter (TX-31) of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee.
Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
Robeson County Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) hosted Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin as part of ongoing efforts to secure full federal recognition of the Lumbee Tribe.
Sep 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) joined a bipartisan majority to pass Hurricane Harvey disaster relief legislation.
Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who in June urged his colleagues to support legislation cracking down on “sanctuary cities,” had this response to President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
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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In The News

Sep 6, 2013 In The News

Robert Pittenger, unusually for a US congressman, has taken an interest for years in how to prevent the use of chemical weapons, and describes himself as a strong conservative and a “10 out of 10” supporter of Israel.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger said Thursday that he shares the fears of Mideast leaders he has met with on a congressional fact-finding tour: That a U.S. attack on Syria could further destabilize the region.

The Charlotte Republican said he’s leaning toward voting against a White House-backed resolution authorizing the use of military force against Syria.

Sep 5, 2013 In The News

ASHEVILLE — The chairman of the Congressional Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare said Thursday that he fears a military strike on Syria would put weapons of mass destruction into the hands of terrorists.

Sep 3, 2013 In The News

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is back in the Middle East to get a better understanding of the civil unrest in Syria and Egypt and get an assessment of the nearly 12-yearlong U.S. military action in Afghanistan.

As chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, Pittenger’s most pressing concern now is the Syrian matter.

Aug 28, 2013 In The News

I asked Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) to talk about his decision to drop out of Congress’s health plan, where he plans to shop for health coverage and his thoughts on defunding Obamacare. What follows is a transcript of our discussion, lightly edited for clarity.

Sarah Kliff: Tell me why you decided to drop out of the Congressional health insurance plan. 

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