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


Stop Gambling With National Security, And End The Visa Lottery

In case you missed it... Stop Gambling With National Security, And End The Visa LotteryNBC ThinkU.S. Senator David PerdueDecember 5, 2017 This visa lottery is tainted by fraud and abuse, and has been identified as a national security risk for years. The suspect in October's terrorist attack in New York City used the federal government-run green card lottery to enter the United States, showing again that there is no doubt that it should be eliminated. Since the lotte… Continue Reading


Making History

Friend, For years, American workers and companies have struggled to compete with the rest of the world. Not anymore. Last night, the United States Senate delivered on an historic opportunity to cut taxes and fix the archaic tax code. This is a huge win for the American people. These tax changes will: Raise wages Grow the economy Make our country competitive again As a business guy, I know these tax changes will stimulate the economy and create the growth we need to solve our $20 trill… Continue Reading


The Facts

Today, grassroots leaders joined us to highlight the benefits of changing our tax code. These tax cuts will grow the economy, raise wages, and ultimately start to solve the debt crisis. A family of four, making the median income, will get a 60% tax cut. A single parent with one child, earning $41,000/year, will get a 75% tax cut. Taxpayers who claim the standard tax deduction will see it nearly double -- from $6,350 to $12,000 for individuals and from $12,700 to $24,000 for married couples.… Continue Reading


The simple truth about America's awful tax code I learned as a Fortune 500 CEO

In case you missed it... The simple truth about America's awful tax code I learned as a Fortune 500 CEONBC ThinkU.S. Senator David PerdueNovember 20, 2017 In business, it all comes down to your return on investment (ROI). Decisions are made based on what is best for the company's bottom line. Unfortunately, America's current tax code is telling companies they will get a better ROI by investing their resources in another country. First, within the United States, we d… Continue Reading


Opening Dobbins For Business

Friend, Here are a few highlights from this week: 1. Supporting National Defense & Opening Dobbins For Business The Senate passed a defense bill to fund our military. The bill included a key provision allowing for public-private use of the runway at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. "Current federal law limits private sector use of the runway to Lockheed, which operates a manufacturing plant adjacent to Dobbins. The proposal to open up Dobbins to other business was amended into the original Sen… Continue Reading


Helping President Trump Get Results

My top priority is helping President Trump get results. As the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress, I try to add value where I have real world business experience, like the tax debate. That's my role right now in the Senate, and when President Trump calls, I answer. On Sunday, I joined CSPAN's Newsmakers to talk about working to advance President Trump's agenda and getting results for Georgians. I hope you'll watch the interview.… Continue Reading


Getting Tax Done

Friend, Here are a few things I thought you might want to know: 1. Sense Of Urgency On Tax Washington must act with a sense of urgency to provide relief to working Americans, grow the economy, and make us more competitive with the rest of the world. Last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Kellyanne Conway, and grassroots leaders joined me to highlight the importance of changing the tax code this year. Watch a recap of the event here. 2. Column By Vice President Mike Pence "Thanks… Continue Reading

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