Newsletters

03.16.20

Update from our office

Good afternoon, My top priority is keeping Georgians healthy and safe, and that includes my staff and the constituents we serve every day. Following national and state emergency declarations, as well as advice of public health experts, we have begun the process of teleworking. While our physical offices will be closed temporarily, our team remains fully operational and ready to serve all Georgians. All staff will be available remotely in both Georgia and Washington, D.C., and we stand rea… Continue Reading


03.14.20

National emergency declaration

Yesterday, President Trump declared a national emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic. What does that mean? This declaration will mobilize additional resources to help combat the spread of the virus and safeguard public health. It will give doctors, hospitals, and healthcare providers maximum flexibility to respond to the virus and care for patients. This is the right move by President Trump. We want to make sure federal, state, and local authorities have every resource they need… Continue Reading


03.12.20

Coronavirus update

Good afternoon, I wanted to give you an update on the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus. Last night, President Trump addressed the nation and announced additional measures to protect the health and safety of the American people. At the beginning of the outbreak, the Administration restricted travel from China and established advisories for severely impacted areas like Italy and South Korea. This early action gave us time to prepare for the virus here at home. Now, to prevent ne… Continue Reading


03.08.20

Visiting the CDC

President Trump and Vice President Pence have one priority: protecting the American people. The Administration responded aggressively to the initial coronavirus outbreak and has taken strong action to safeguard public health. On Friday, the President visited the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to receive an update on the agency's efforts to contain the coronavirus. The CDC is on the front lines of our coronavirus response, and I'm proud of the work they do every day to keep… Continue Reading


02.28.20

Coronavirus update

Friend, I wanted to give you an update on how the United States is preparing for the coronavirus. President Trump and Vice President Pence are taking this threat seriously and launched a Task Force to safeguard the health and safety of all Americans. Currently, the United States is: Expediting the development of a vaccine Educating state and local officials about containment and mitigation measures Taking unprecedented steps to ensure travelers do not spread the virus To help prevent… Continue Reading


02.24.20

Great week in Georgia

We had a great week in Georgia meeting with educators, farmers, and business leaders. Here are a few highlights I didn't want you to miss. 1. Touring Albany Career Academy With over seven million job openings in America today, we have an urgent need for skilled workers. The 4C Academy in Albany is helping train the next generation of nurses, engineers, and technicians to support our growing economy. The students we met with were extremely impressive, and I'm excited to see where the … Continue Reading


02.14.20

Safer schools

This week, the Trump Administration launched SchoolSafety.gov, a one-stop-shop for free information, guidance, and best practices for improving school security. The website was developed by the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, and Justice, in coordination with school security experts. It's designed to empower parents, teachers, and administrators to make informed decisions about the best ways to keep their schools safe. As the son of two publ… Continue Reading


02.12.20

Blockbuster week for Savannah harbor

President Trump has recommended full funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project for the fourth straight year. In addition, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the port will receive a $34.6 million grant for critical infrastructure improvements. After 20 years of trying to deepen this port, the Trump Administration has Georgia's top infrastructure project on track for completion. The Port of Savannah is the most efficient container port in North America. It's the … Continue Reading


02.10.20

Fort Benning a finalist for new Army HQ

Georgia's own Fort Benning is one of three finalists for a new Army headquarters. With its unmatched training facilities and strong community support network, Fort Benning is the ideal location for this new headquarters. U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler and I wrote a letter to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy urging him to select Fort Benning as the new headquarters. The headquarters would be the fourth of its kind and could bring more than 600 soldiers to the Columbus area by October 2020. … Continue Reading


02.07.20

Senator Perdue's op-ed in the AJC

In case you missed it... By acquitting Trump, Senate protected our republic By U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) February 6, 2020 https://bit.ly/2ujiswZ This week, the U.S. Senate turned the page on one of the most troubling chapters in our country's history. Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives attempted to use impeachment as a partisan political weapon. The Senate prevented this from happening. From day one, House Democrats were only concerned with overturning the 2016 electi… Continue Reading


02.04.20

State of the Union

While Democrats have been focused on impeachment, President Trump has been focused on results. Tonight, the president laid out a powerful vision for our country that builds on the successes of the past three years. The results speak for themselves: 7 million new jobs Highest middle-class income in U.S. history Lowest unemployment in 50 years 2.5 million people have risen out of poverty Historic trade deals with South Korea, Japan, Mexico, Canada, and China 3.1% pay raise for troops … Continue Reading


01.31.20

Time to vote

House managers claimed to have "overwhelming evidence" to convict the president. They did not. Let's be clear: Nothing in these two articles rises to the level of impeachment. The House failed to prove their case. Now, they want to redo their investigation in the Senate. The American people are over this nonsense. It's time to vote on acquittal so we can move on to real priorities. I joined Sandra Smith on America's Newsroom to discuss the impeachment trial. Watch our conversation here.… Continue Reading


01.24.20

Fairness

It's ironic that Democrats are suddenly interested in "fairness" after denying President Trump due process in the U.S. House of Representatives. For Democrats, this has never been about finding the truth or protecting the Republic. This is all about overturning the 2016 election, impacting the 2020 presidential election, and gaining the majority in the U.S. Senate. The House's job is to investigate. The Senate's job is to rule on the evidence the House brings us. That is exactly what we in… Continue Reading


01.23.20

Our free-market system works

Right now, some people are questioning the free-market principles our country was founded on. The facts are clear: our free-market system works. Thanks to President Trump's business-friendly leadership, we've gotten our economy moving again: 7 million new jobs created. Lowest unemployment in 50 years. Highest middle-class income ever measured. Despite this historic success, some people still want to convert America into a socialist state. Folks, we cannot let that happen. I am… Continue Reading


01.21.20

ICYMI: The Senate is poised to conduct a fair trial

Today, the U.S. Senate is poised to begin a fair impeachment trial. You will see a dramatic difference from the illegitimate process that was conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives. After 119 days of the House's investigation, this week will be the first time America gets to hear President Trump's defense. I joined NBC's Meet the Press to talk about this week's impeachment proceedings in the Senate. Watch my conversation with Chuck Todd here.… Continue Reading


01.17.20

With all the noise coming out of Washington…

With all the noise coming out of Washington, I wanted to make sure you saw this… In the last few days, the United States has approved two historic trade deals. Phase One Agreement with China U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) These new trade agreements will change the way we do business with our trading partners around the world. They will help American workers, farmers, and businesses gain equal access to other markets and help continue our country's economic turnaround. Pr… Continue Reading


01.15.20

Impeachment Update

After delaying for 28 days, Speaker Pelosi finally sent the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate. Let's be clear: Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives deprived President Trump of due process and basic fairness throughout the entire process. Now, the Senate will have an opportunity to handle this properly. We are fully prepared to conduct a fair trial and give this president his day in court. Our goal is to handle this as quickly as possible. Congress has wasted 113 days since… Continue Reading


01.09.20

Articles of impeachment: send it or dismiss it.

It's been 22 days since House Democrats voted to impeach President Trump. Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats have continually described the need to impeach the president as "urgent." Now they've been withholding the articles for over three weeks. Meanwhile, the Senate is ready to conduct a fair trial. It's high time to proceed with the articles of impeachment. We need to move on and get back to work for the American people. P.S. This week I took action and introduced a resolution that wou… Continue Reading


01.01.20

2020 is a chance to build on our momentum

2019 was a record-breaking year for our country. As a result of President Trump's winning agenda, we are experiencing the greatest economic turnaround in U.S. history. We created over 7 million new jobs and national unemployment is the lowest it's been in 50 years. We have new trade deals across the world that will directly benefit American workers, farmers, and businesses. In October, U.S. Special Forces took out ISIS' top leaders, making the world a much safer place. Our results-oriented at… Continue Reading


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

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