Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) with President of Paraguay Horacio Cartes

Terror Task Force Chair: South America’s Drug Cartels Are Looking to Work with Terrorists

Returning from a week-long research trip to South America, Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) tells Breitbart News that intelligence officials in multiple countries have reason to believe that drug trafficking organizations are looking to work with terrorists groups like Hezbollah, but lack the technology to catch illegal money transfers as they happen.

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50 GOP Lawmakers to John Kerry: Reconsider Alignment with Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Robert Pittenger wrote a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, co-signed by 49 of his Republican colleagues in the House, urging him to “reconsider” the Obama administration’s “strategic alignment with the Iranian government” in the wake of the Islamic Republic’s capture of 10 U.S. Navy sailors and Tehran’s recent illegal ballistic missile tests.

In this photo released on May 4, 2015, by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, Islamic State militants pass by a convoy in Tel Abyad town, northeast Syria. In contrast to the failures of the Iraqi army, in Syria Kurdish fighters are …

34 Lawmakers Demand Answers on ‘Altered’ ISIS Intel Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and 33 other Republican lawmakers wrote a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, expressing outrage over allegations that senior intelligence officers at U.S. Central Command altered their assessments of the U.S. military efforts against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Syria to make it appear that President Obama is winning the war.