Newsletters

12.24.19

Wishing you a joyful holiday.

Bonnie and I want to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. This time of year, let's pause to remember and pray for our troops around the world. Their sacrifice is never far from our hearts, especially during the holiday season. I hope your holiday season is peaceful, joyful and safe. God bless,… Continue Reading


12.21.19

Mornings with Maria: 84 days wasted.

Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats wasted 84 days on impeachment proceedings. This type of partisan process is unprecedented. By not sending over the articles of impeachment, Nancy Pelosi is signifying that their case is weak. I joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business to talk about the latest on impeachment, efforts to pass USMCA and the Phase One trade deal with China. Watch the interview here.… Continue Reading


12.13.19

USMCA is a huge win for America

President Trump is fighting for American workers, farmers and manufacturers. There is no better evidence of this than his commitment to negotiating better trade deals. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal (USMCA) is a groundbreaking deal for America. It will drastically change the way we do business with our trading partners, create an estimated 180,000 new jobs and increase U.S. GDP by about $68 billion. President Trump has delivered this huge win for the entire country. Read more about the U… Continue Reading


12.07.19

Fulfilling our promises to our military

Our men and women in uniform are the very best our country has to offer. We owe it to them to fulfill the promises made to them. This includes providing safe and clean housing conditions for our armed service members. I recently questioned our military's top leaders on the work being done to improve housing conditions for our military families. Substandard housing at our U.S. military installations is completely unacceptable. I requested continued updates on improvements from Army leaders… Continue Reading


12.03.19

Honoring my friend Johnny

The Bible says in Matthew 23 that the greatest among you will be the servant. Senator Johnny Isakson is the greatest among us. Johnny has been a true blessing, and I will miss him dearly in the United States Senate. He has shown us how important it is to listen and learn from each other. Johnny leads through example and constantly reminds us to work together for the people who put us here. I spoke on the Senate floor yesterday about what an honor it is to have served alongside him, and to… Continue Reading


11.21.19

Free enterprise is working in Georgia.

President Trump's agenda is working in Georgia. Since the 2016 election, Georgia has seen historic results: 3.4% unemployment - the lowest since 2001 Full funding for the Savannah Port, on track to be completed in 2021 222,000 new jobs 260 opportunity zones 3% salary increase Stronger support for our 9 HBCUs These powerful results didn't happen by accident. Georgia's success shows that the free enterprise system works. Thanks to President Trump and conservative policies, we are se… Continue Reading


11.15.19

Week in review

Here are a few things I didn't want you to miss... 1. Veteran's Day in Conyers Our veterans have sacrificed so much to keep our country free and safe. I celebrated Veteran's Day at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial in Conyers. See more from my visit here. 2. A visit to the Home Depot store support center Companies like Home Depot are the reason Georgia is the best state in the country in which to do business. See pictures of my visit here. 3. Cobb County Military Appreciation Lun… Continue Reading


11.11.19

Honoring our veterans

Today we honor our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much to keep our country free and safe. Our men and women in uniform - both past and present - are the very best this country has to offer. Each of our veterans has contributed greatly to the freedom and prosperity of our country. It is because of their service that we enjoy the freedom that comes with being an American. To all of our veterans - thank you for your service. We are greatly indebted to you for your sacrifi… Continue Reading


11.07.19

Saving our seas

Did you know more than 8 million tons of plastic waste makes its way into the ocean every year? The growing amount of plastic in the ocean is extremely concerning. Georgia's coastal line is a point of pride for our state. From tourism to trade, many of our top industries rely on the health of the ocean. That's why I signed on to the bipartisan Save Our Seas 2.0 Act. The Save Our Seas 2.0 Act will: Help reduce the creation of plastic waste Find new uses for debris that already exists … Continue Reading


10.30.19

Joining Bret Baier on Fox News

Sunday was a great day for America and the world. Our special forces and intel community took out the founder of ISIS, the number one terrorist in the world, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. This was the man who beheaded 21 people on a beach in Libya. This was the man who locked a Jordanian pilot in a cage and burned him alive. This was the man who killed thousands of Christians and Muslims in Iraq and Syria. U.S. Special Forces took him out. I joined Bret Baier on Monday to talk about al-Baghdadi'… Continue Reading


10.28.19

ISIS Leader Killed By U.S. Special Forces

President Trump announced that the leader of ISIS has been brought to justice following a successful operation by United States Special Forces. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. al-Baghdadi and his followers are responsible for heinous crimes against thousands of innocent people -- including American citizens. President Trump's decisive action sends a clear message to terrorists: You can run but you cannot hide. This victory would not have been possible without the relentless work of the … Continue Reading


10.27.19

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Thanks to recent advances in technology, it's has become easier to post, share and connect with others online. Unfortunately, this accessibility has led us to be more susceptible to fraudulent offers and criminal activity. President Trump recently declared October to be National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This is a great opportunity to review your online habits and make sure you are safeguarding your information. Here are some tips from the Federal Trade Commission: Update Your Softwa… Continue Reading


10.27.19

The Illegitimate Impeachment Inquiry

Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats have abandoned decades of precedent and denied President Trump basic due process rights with their partisan show trial. I introduced a Senate Resolution with Senator Lindsey Graham condemning the U.S. House of Representatives' illegitimate impeachment inquiry. Our resolution calls on the House to: Vote to initiate a formal inquiry before further investigation Provide President Trump with due process Allow Republicans to participate fully in all proceedin… Continue Reading


10.15.19

October In Georgia

I wanted to share some photos from my recent travels throughout the state. It is always encouraging to meet with so many Georgians. View the full album here. ________________________________________________________________________________ 1. ATHENS - Talking with students and sharing lessons in leadership at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. 2. DOUGLASVILLE - Visiting Georgia's Red Cross Biomedical Processing Center for a tour and discussion about disaster prepare… Continue Reading


10.09.19

Lowest unemployment rate in 50 years

President Trump's economic agenda is working. In the most recent record breaking jobs report, the U.S. economy saw the lowest unemployment rate since 1969 at 3.5%. We are also experiencing the lowest African-American and Hispanic unemployment ever measured and the highest middle-class income in U.S. history. Thanks to President Trump, America is witnessing the biggest economic turnaround in history. These are promises made and promises kept.… Continue Reading


10.03.19

How Georgia is working to end human trafficking

Georgia has one of the highest rates of human trafficking in the country. We want to be the number one state in terms of fixing it. Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp have made this a top priority in their administration.The Governor launched Georgia's first-ever human trafficking prosecution unit and established the GRACE Commission to help fight human trafficking.At the state and federal level, we have taken action to increase penalties on those who commit these heinous crimes an… Continue Reading


09.29.19

Meeting with our sheriffs

This week I met with sheriffs from across the state to talk about how they are working to keep our communities safe. Georgia is home to some of the most impressive law enforcement officers in the nation. They are on the front lines of their communities, and work every day to preserve peace, prevent crime, and protect all Georgians. I'm grateful for all the work they do to keep us safe.… Continue Reading


09.20.19

One of Georgia's Finest

Today, as we commemorate National POW/MIA Recognition Day, I want to share the story of one of Middle Georgia's finest, Lt. Col. Crawford Hicks. U.S. Air Force photo by Rodney Speed Mr. Hicks served in World War II and was held as a prisoner of war for nearly a year after his B-17 was shot down over Germany. My office helped surprise Lt. Col. Hicks with the POW medal during a U.S. Air Force birthday celebration at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins. Mr. Hicks is the definition of an A… Continue Reading


09.19.19

Senator Isakson - a true statesman

Johnny Isakson's time in the Senate can be summed up in one word - service. He's a true statesman, and it shows every day. I spoke on the Senate floor this week about what an honor it is to serve as Johnny's partner in the Senate. He's been a mentor, great leader, reliable colleague and most of all, a friend whom I deeply cherish. Watch my full speech here.… Continue Reading


09.12.19

Meeting Georgians across the globe.

Last week, I visited with Georgians stationed across the ocean including the U.S. Indo-Pacific Headquarters and the USS Michael Murphy. Our men and women in uniform are some of the best our nation has to offer and it's incredible to witness all they do on a daily basis to protect our homeland. I wanted to share some photos of my travels. View the full album here. ______________________________________________________________________________ 1. USS Michael Murphy - Senator Perdue meets two … Continue Reading

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