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Last night I had the honor of meeting a true American hero, former Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill who in 2011 fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden. Thank you for your heroic service to our nation, Rob!

McHenry Questions Yellen on Legal Authority for Negative Interest Rates

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on whether or not the Fed has the legal authority to pursue negative interest rates.

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President Obama's efforts to transform our energy sector by executive fiat will drive up costs for consumers and hurt the American economy. I applaud last night's ruling from the Supreme Court blocking these unilateral actions from implementation. Whether it is executive amnesty or forcing his green agenda on the American people, President Obama must not be allowed to run roughshod over the Congress. Yesterday's decision stopping it is a victory for the rule of law. http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/09/politics/supreme-court-obama-epa-climate-change/index.html

McHenry Questions Fed Chair Yellen on Negative Interest Rates

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, questioned Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on whether the Fed has legal authority to pursue negative interest rates. In her response, Chair Yellen acknowledged the Federal Reserve has not yet established if it is legal to pursue negative rates. Click here or on the image below to see full video of the exchange:

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Last week, the House voted to override President Obama's veto of our bill to cut all federal funding to Planned Parenthood. Although that effort failed, rest assured I remain fully committed to fighting against abortion, Planned Parenthood, and all of their disgusting practices. Recently, I talked with the Lincoln Times-News about my pro-life views and why we must fight to protect the unborn. Click the link below to see that story. http://www.lincolntimesnews.com/2016/02/08/rep-patrick-mchenry-maintains-strong-opposition-abortion-obamacare/

McHenry Questions Fed Chair Yellen on Negative Interest Rates

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, questioned Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on whether the Fed has legal authority to pursue negative interest rates. In her response, Chair Yellen acknowledged the Federal Reserve has not yet established if it is legal to pursue negative rates. Click here or on the image below to see full video of the exchange:

McHenry Donates Office Furniture to Gaston County Domestic Violence Shelter

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Last week, Congressman Patrick McHenry donated office furnishings from his former Hickory District office to the The Shelter of Gaston County. The items donated--which include two wingback chairs, a bookcase, and an end table--have been a part of the Congressman's Hickory office since his election and were passed down to the Congressman by his predecessor, Congressman Cass Ballenger. "As my Hickory office relocated, we found ourselves with excess furniture and I'm happy to see it put to good use," said Congressman McHenry. "The Shelter of Gaston County does tremendous work on behalf of victims of domestic violence in our area and I'm hopeful this donation will be helpful as they continue their important work in the future." "The Shelter Sta...

McHenry Votes to End Operation Choke Point

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Congressman Patrick McHenry applauded House passage of H.R. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015 which ends Operation Choke Point. While serving as the Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in 2014, Congressman McHenry led efforts to bring Obama Administration officials before Congress to answer as to why legal businesses were being targeted. “Operation Choke Point was a thinly-veiled effort by the Obama Administration to target legal businesses—such as retailers of firearms and ammunition—with which they philosophically disagree. Yesterday, the House voted to bring this illegal program to an end," said Congressman McHenry. “Having chaired the first Congressional hear...

McHenry Receives Conservative Achievement Award

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Congressman Patrick McHenry was recently presented with an award from the American Conservative Union (ACU) recognizing his conservative voting record in 2014. Congressman McHenry, who enjoys a lifetime conservative rating of 95.2% from the ACU, was presented with the Conservative Achievement Award in his Washington office by ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp. "I'm honored to again this year receive the ACU's Conservative Achievement Award," said Congressman McHenry. "As a lifelong believer in the conservative principles of small government and individual rights, I've worked tirelessly during my time in Congress to advance these causes and my voting record reflects that." Matt Schlapp, Chairman of the ACU said,“I have known Congressman McHenry for ...

McHenry & 1776 Host Constructive Fintech Roundtable

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee joined with Washington, DC-based incubator 1776 to host a roundtable discussion between Members of Congress and fintech entrepreneurs. The discussion focused on regulatory challenges facing the fintech industry and what policy makers in Congress can do to reduce these barriers. "Today's event provided my colleagues and I the unique opportunity to hear directly from fintech entrepreneurs about the challenges they face," said Congressman McHenry. "The companies we heard from today are revolutionizing the way we donate to charities, save for college, and shop for mortgages but Washington regulations are getting in their way. Thank you to 1776...

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Last night I had the honor of meeting a true American hero, former Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill who in 2011 fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden. Thank you for your heroic service to our nation, Rob!

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President Obama's efforts to transform our energy sector by executive fiat will drive up costs for consumers and hurt the American economy. I applaud last night's ruling from the Supreme Court blocking these unilateral actions from implementation. Whether it is executive amnesty or forcing his green agenda on the American people, President Obama must not be allowed to run roughshod over the Congress. Yesterday's decision stopping it is a victory for the rule of law. http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/09/politics/supreme-court-obama-epa-climate-change/index.html

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Last week, the House voted to override President Obama's veto of our bill to cut all federal funding to Planned Parenthood. Although that effort failed, rest assured I remain fully committed to fighting against abortion, Planned Parenthood, and all of their disgusting practices. Recently, I talked with the Lincoln Times-News about my pro-life views and why we must fight to protect the unborn. Click the link below to see that story. http://www.lincolntimesnews.com/2016/02/08/rep-patrick-mchenry-maintains-strong-opposition-abortion-obamacare/

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Following the relocation of my Hickory district office we were left with excess furniture but fortunately we were able to put it to good use. The Shelter of Gaston County does tremendous work assisting victims of domestic violence in our area and I'm hopeful our donations can help them in their efforts. Recently I stopped by the shelter and met with Coordinator Cathy Cloninger to thank her for their work: http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398098

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Thank you Carolina Panthers for an amazing season. Although it did not end the way we wanted, this team was a joy to watch and cheer for all year. We know you will be back next year! #KeepPounding

McHenry Questions Yellen on Legal Authority for Negative Interest Rates

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Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, questions Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on whether or not the Fed has the legal authority to pursue negative interest rates.

McHenry Celebrates 100 Years of Tony's Ice Cream

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) pays tribute to Tony's Ice Cream located in Gastonia, North Carolina. 2015 marks Tony's 100th anniversary serving delicious ice cream and milkshakes to the people of Gaston County.

McHenry Recognizing Holy Angels 60th Anniversary

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) pays tribute to Holy Angels of Belmont as they celebrate 60 years of helping those in need throughout Western North Carolina.

McHenry Recognizes Two Gaston County Institutions

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) recognizes significant anniversaries for two Gaston County institutions: the 60th anniversary for Holy Angels in Belmont and the 100th anniversary for Gastonia's Tony's Ice Cream.

McHenry Speaks in Support of the RAISE Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks in support of his bill, H.R. 1839 the Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act of 2015 or RAISE Act of 2015.