Good News For Georgia

Friend, Here are a few things I thought you might want to know: 1. Tax Cuts Are Helping Georgians Since tax cuts were passed, businesses are investing in our economy again, more than 3 million Americans are receiving bonuses, and wages are rising at their highest rate in eight years. Here in Georgia, we are seeing this positive impact firsthand. Read more about how Georgia businesses are responding to tax cuts in my column with Senator Isakson in Atlanta Business Chronicle. 2. Making Geor… Continue Reading



Friend, I've been calling out Washington's broken budget process ever since I came to the United States Senate. It is a complete failure and has only worked four times in the last 44 years. Both Republicans and Democrats have acknowledged that the budget process is broken, and now, we are finally seeing some urgency to fix it. Recently, Congress formed a joint select committee of 8 Republicans and 8 Democrats from the House and Senate tasked with fixing the budget process. It was just annou… Continue Reading


Americans Are Not Divided On Immigration

Friend, Here are a few things I thought you might want to know: 1. Americans Are Not Divided On Immigration A CBS poll shows that nearly three-quarters of Americans support President Trump's immigration framework, and he laid out a deal that both parties should have been eager to support. Instead, Senate Democrats showed their true colors. They had an opportunity to provide certainty for DACA recipients by supporting a bill that President Trump said he would sign, and they voted no. Read m… Continue Reading


Only Immigration Solution POTUS Will Sign

Yesterday, a group of senators and I introduced a plan that mirrors President Trump's immigration framework. Our plan secures our border with a wall, ends chain migration, eliminates the visa lottery, and resolves the DACA problem. President Trump has been very clear about what he will sign, and this is it. Last night, I joined Tucker Carlson Tonight to discuss our plan, the Secure and Succeed Act. Watch the interview here.… Continue Reading


Our Immigration Plan

Yesterday, a group of senators and I introduced a plan to solve the DACA situation, secure our border, and fix the flaws in our current system that incentivize illegal immigration. The pillars of this plan are all things both parties have supported. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want an immigration solution like the one we've laid out. This morning, I joined CNN New Day to discuss our plan, the Secure and Succeed Act, as well as the President's budget and infrastructure proposals. Watch the… Continue Reading


Let The Games Begin

Friend, Here are a few highlights from this week: 1. Let The Games Begin Georgia is proud to be home to two of Team USA's incredible athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, Chris Kinney and Elana Meyers Taylor. Meet the rest of Team USA here, and find the entire Winter Olympics schedule here. 2. Silver Lining The silver lining in the funding agreement Congress passed this week is that it finally establishes a select committee to address Washington's broken budget process. F… Continue Reading


Let's Make Congress Work Again

In case you missed it... Let's Make Congress Work Again The Hill By U.S. Senator David Perdue February 7, 2018 In contrast to our current economic rebound, the United States debt is past the tipping point of a financial crisis. This should not come as a surprise. Even though we are five months into the 2018 fiscal year, Congress has not funded the federal government for this year. Even after this week, Washington still may not get the job done. Our national debt… Continue Reading


5 Takeaways

Friend, Here are a few things I thought you might want to see: 1. Five Takeaways In his first State of the Union address, President Trump delivered an optimistic message that all Americans needed to hear. Read my 5 takeaways on Medium. 2. Gainesville The tax cuts we made are having an impact in Georgia. This week, Mincey Marble in Gainesville joined the growing list of Georgia companies giving bonuses to its employees because of changes to the tax code. Read more in Atlanta Business C… Continue Reading


Our 2018 Agenda

In 2017, job one was growing the economy, so we focused on three things: cutting taxes, reversing onerous regulations, and unleashing our full energy potential. We're already seeing incredible results. This week, I joined PBS NewsHour to discuss the big-ticket items for 2018 and the President's State of the Union address. Click here to watch the interview.… Continue Reading


President Trump's Immigration Framework

A year ago, Senator Tom Cotton and I started the conversation about a conservative approach to solving our country's legal immigration problems. Now, President Trump has laid out a framework that will resolve the DACA situation and give conservatives what he promised -- a safer and more secure border with a wall, an end to chain migration, and an end to the visa lottery. We all want a good deal, and here it is. When will we ever get another chance to finally build the border wall and end c… Continue Reading


State Of The Union

Friend, Tonight, President Trump delivered a message of optimism that all Americans needed to hear. Click here to watch my reaction to President Trump's first State of the Union address on Facebook Live. Overall, the President's first year in office has been nothing short of a huge success. The results speak for themselves: 2.4 million new jobs created 860 rules and regulations eliminated 500 bureaucrats fired at the VA for non-performance 2 quarters of 3% growth 3 million Americans… Continue Reading


Voting To Protect Life

Today at 5:30 p.m., the U.S. Senate will vote on important legislation to end late-term abortions and protect unborn babies. As a proud father and grandfather, I cannot imagine anyone not wanting to protect the life of an unborn child. We have a moral obligation to fight on behalf of those who cannot fight for themselves, and I sincerely hope that everyone in Congress will unite and stand in solidarity to protect the unborn. You can watch the vote LIVE here. P.S. Click here to share this m… Continue Reading


3 Million Americans Receiving Bonuses

Friend, Here are a few things I thought you might like to know: 1. Reasonable Approach Yesterday, the White House released its immigration framework. Everyone wants a good deal, and here it is. This is a reasonable approach that both parties should be eager to support. When will we ever get another chance to win big on immigration, including ending chain migration? Earlier this week, I discussed Americans' overwhelming support of the principles President Trump outlined on Fox& Friends.… Continue Reading


Overwhelming Support For POTUS's Immigration Policies

A new Harvard-Harris poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly support President Trump's efforts to fix our legal immigration system, including increasing border security, eliminating the outdated visa lottery, ending chain migration, and resolving the DACA situation. 65% want a DACA solution with strong border security 68% oppose the visa lottery 79% want secure borders, rather than open borders This morning, I joined Fox& Friends to discuss this poll and share an update on ongoing i… Continue Reading


Jumpstarting & Growing The Economy

Friend, Here are a few things from this week I thought you'd like to see: 1. Broad Support There is broad support for fixing our legal immigration system. 72% of Americans believe our legal immigration system should be focused on workers and their immediate families. It would be hard to find another issue in Washington that over 70% of Americans agree on. Learn more in my Fox News interview here. 2. Jumpstarting& Growing The Economy President Trump said job one is to get the econom… Continue Reading


Monday's Big Game

Friend, Wow! Even as a Georgia Tech grad, what a great week for the Georgia Bulldogs. Here are some good stories to read ahead of the big game in Atlanta on Monday: 1. Friday, January 5 Yesterday was officially "UGA Football Friday" in Georgia. Read Governor Deal's proclamation in UGA Today. 2. $100 Million Economic Impact Great news for our state's economy and local Atlanta businesses. The Atlanta Convention and Visitors' Bureau estimates Atlanta will see a $100 million economic impa… Continue Reading


Year Of Accomplishments

Friend, What a year! President Trump's agenda is beginning to work and 2017 was a year full of significant accomplishments. Here are some results you probably haven't seen on TV or read about in the paper: In 2018, we must keep up this momentum. I remain committed to keeping the President's agenda on track in the U.S. Senate. My focus is working to meet our military's needs, fixing our broken immigration system, opening new markets for American businesses, and rebuilding our country's in… Continue Reading


2017 In Photos

Friend, I wanted to share some highlights from my third year in the U.S. Senate. 1. January 20, 2017: Attending President Trump's inauguration with Senators Thom Tillis and Joni Ernst. 2. February 9, 2017: Meeting with Judge Neil Gorsuch, who the Senate later confirmed as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. 3. April 12, 2017: Touring the I-85 bridge rebuild effort with GDOT Commissioner Russell McMurry. 4. April 13, 2017: Thanking law enforcement officers in Glen… Continue Reading


Record High Optimism

Friend, Here are a few things I thought you might like to know: 1. Reinvesting In Our Military This week, President Trump signed a major defense bill that approves the largest pay raise for our troops in 8 years. It also includes key items important to Georgia's military community: Protects JSTARS readiness at Robins Air Force Base Allows for public-private partnerships at Dobbins Air Reserve Base Encourages cyber-training initiatives like those at the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excel… Continue Reading


Georgia Is Leading The Way

Friend, Here are a few highlights from this week: 1. Georgia Is Leading The Way The White House hosted an event for Georgia county commissioners and state legislators to highlight how Georgia is leading at the national level. Our state is influencing major policy decisions impacting Georgians and our country. Read more in Calhoun Times. 2. Robins Air Force Base Congressional Breakfast Leaders from Robins Air Force Base and members of the Warner Robins community traveled to our nation… Continue Reading

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