Press Releases

01.25.20

Senator David Perdue: President Trump Can Finally Present His Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last night, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Laura Ingraham on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" to discuss the latest developments in the U.S. Senate's impeachment trial. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Hypocrisy: "For the past week, I've been listening to the House Managers come over to the U.S. Senate and lecture to us about being complicit in a cover-up and call the President's defense team liars right out of the gate. The hypocrisy is just … Continue Reading


01.22.20

Senator Perdue on Fox News: “These articles are the fruit of a poisonous tree”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) caught up with Bill Hemmer on Fox News to discuss the latest developments in the Senate impeachment trial. Click here to watch the interview. Highlights: House Managers' Hypocrisy: "I'm outraged at the hypocrisy of the House managers who have come over to the U.S. Senate to lecture us on fairness and due process after they gave us the fruit of a poisonous tree in these two illegitimate articles." Do Their Job: "This is clearly an illegiti… Continue Reading


01.21.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Impeachment Trial On Hugh Hewitt Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss the U.S. Senate's upcoming impeachment trial. Click here to listen to the interview. Highlights: All Politics: "For Democrats, this has nothing to do with finding the truth or protecting the Republic. This is all about undoing the 2016 election, affecting the 2020 presidential election, and gaining the majority in the U.S. Senate." Illegitimate Process: "I wanted to vote to dismiss upon receipt of … Continue Reading


01.19.20

Senator David Perdue On Meet The Press: Senate Will Have A Fair Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Chuck Todd on NBC's Meet the Press to discuss impeachment and the upcoming fair trial in the U.S. Senate. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Fair Senate Trial: "The Senate needs to have a fair trial. We're purposed to do that, but where was that outcry during 116 days of investigation in the U.S. House of Representatives?" Illegitimate Process: "What happened in the U.S. House was not a fair process. It was ill… Continue Reading


01.16.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Impeachment Latest On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Trace Gallagher on Fox News Reporting to discuss the latest on impeachment. Click here or on the image below to watch the interview. Highlights: Dramatic Difference: "You'll see a dramatic difference between the trial we conduct in the U.S. Senate and the sham that we saw in the U.S. House of Representatives. We will take this seriously. I personally believe that what we witnessed in the House was an illegitimate process. They deni… Continue Reading


01.16.20

Senator David Perdue Votes For Historic USMCA Trade Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement passing the Senate by a vote of 89-10: "Once again, President Trump is delivering on his promise to negotiate better trade deals and fight for American workers, farmers, and manufacturers. USMCA is a groundbreaking trade deal that will create nearly 180,000 new jobs and increase U.S. GDP by more than $68 billion. Not only will the USMCA continue our country's historic economic… Continue Reading


01.15.20

Senator David Perdue: House Democrats Failed To Make Case For Impeachment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. House of Representatives formally sending Articles of Impeachment to the U.S. Senate: "Democrats have politicized impeachment and denied President Trump his fundamental right to due process. It's clear Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives failed to make their case. While these two articles are totally illegitimate, Leader McConnell is prepared to conduct a fair trial in the U.S. Senate and get back to work for th… Continue Reading


01.15.20

Senator David Perdue On U.S.-China Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds President Trump for signing the historic Phase One trade agreement between the United States and China: "President Trump's trade strategy is clearly producing positive results. We already have new historic trade agreements with South Korea and Japan, as well as Mexico and Canada. Now, this Phase One agreement with China will help American workers, farmers, and businesses gain equal access to Chinese markets and will keep up momentum a… Continue Reading


01.15.20

Senator David Perdue: Free-Market System Works

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed more than 2,000 business and community leaders at Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues Breakfast in Atlanta. Click here to watch Senator Perdue's remarks. Highlights: Business-Friendly: "Government works in Georgia. We have a governor who understands what business-friendly means, and we have a mayor in Atlanta - the biggest city in the Southeast - who understands what it means." Economic Miracle: "In the last 75 ye… Continue Reading


01.14.20

Georgia Leaders, Trump Administration Stand Together In Fight Against Human Trafficking

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and Attorney General Chris Carr are united in the fight against human trafficking. Today, the Georgia leaders welcomed Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, and other Trump administration officials to Atlanta to visit a safe house, meet with survivors, and hold a roundtable discussion. "I'm looking forward to another visit to A… Continue Reading


01.13.20

Senator David Perdue Stands For Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), and colleagues introduced a bill to prevent the tax deductibility of abortions. Currently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) categorizes abortion as "medical care" and allows taxpayers to include abortions as qualifying out-of-pocket medical expenses on their tax returns. "It is absurd that current law allows tax deductions for abortion procedures," said Senator Perdue, a member of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus. "… Continue Reading


01.11.20

Senator David Perdue Keynotes Fruit & Vegetable Grower Conference

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) gave keynote remarks at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference's 2020 Awards Breakfast in Savannah. Click here to download photos. "The agriculture community is the backbone of this country," said Senator Perdue. "I'm proud of the work our fruit and vegetable growers do to feed America and the world. We're fortunate to have Georgians like Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue leading the way … Continue Reading


01.09.20

Senator David Perdue Honors Military, Intelligence Communities For Successful Mission To Eliminate Soleimani

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today introduced a resolution honoring the members of the military and intelligence communities who carried out the successful mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) and a designated terrorist. "Soleimani wasn't just an Iranian general; he was a thug and a terrorist," said … Continue Reading


01.09.20

Senator David Perdue: Speaker Pelosi Is Wasting The American People’s Time

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.), and 22 other senators introduced a resolution demanding that the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives immediately transmit the two Articles of Impeachment against President Trump to the U.S. Senate. "Speaker Pelosi is wasting the American people's time," said Senator Perdue. "Clearly, the sham impeachment process in the U.S… Continue Reading


01.06.20

Senator David Perdue Takes Action To Allow Dismissal Of Impeachment Against President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In response to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's unprecedented attempt to prevent an impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), and colleagues introduced a resolution to update Senate rules to allow a motion to dismiss articles of impeachment for lack of prosecution within 25 days. "The Democrats' impeachment process in the U.S. House of Representatives was nothing more than a partisan show trial… Continue Reading


01.06.20

Senator David Perdue Comments On Death Of Iranian General Soleimani

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, comments on the United States airstrike that killed General Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran's Quds Force and a designated terrorist: "President Trump has been clear that when American lives are threatened, he will not hesitate to act with strength. For decades, Iranian General Soleimani and his terrorist Quds Force have orchestrated the deaths of countless Americans, includin… Continue Reading


12.31.19

Senator David Perdue: 2019 In Review

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared highlights from 2019 as he works to get results for Georgians and the American people. Download the full gallery here. Glennville - Saluting law enforcement officers at Wayne Dasher's Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout. Macon - Announcing a major aviation partnership between Macon-Bibb County, Central Georgia Technical College, and Robins Air Force Base. Dublin - Talking with employees at Valmiera Glass Group's production pla… Continue Reading


12.20.19

Senators Perdue, Smith Lead Bipartisan Action To Support Youth Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tina Smith (D-MN) are taking bipartisan action to provide greater professional development opportunities for children across the country. The Youth Workforce Readiness Act of 2019 will support out-of-school programs that are dedicated to helping youth achieve their full potential and prepare for the 21st century workforce. "Currently, there are 7.3 million job openings and only 5.8 million people looking for work," said Senator Perdue. "I… Continue Reading


12.20.19

Georgia Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill To Establish Jimmy Carter National Historical Park

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), and the entire Georgia congressional delegation introduced a bill re-designating the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia, as the "Jimmy Carter National Historical Park." This designation will help protect multiple historic locations and draw more visitors to Plains to learn about the life and legacy of President Jimmy Carter. The park would consist of four… Continue Reading


12.19.19

Senator David Perdue On Fully Funding The Federal Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on Congress finally fully funding the federal government for Fiscal Year 2020 and avoiding the use of another continuing resolution (CR): "My main goal has always been to fully fund the federal government on time without continuing resolutions. It's ridiculous that we are already at the end of the first quarter of this current fiscal year. These two spending bills, however, ultimately accomplish President Trump's priorities and suppor… Continue Reading

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