Press Releases

02.27.19

Senator David Perdue Urges Quick Action On Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, spoke on the Senate floor about the importance of quickly passing a disaster relief bill and encouraged Senate colleagues to support the bipartisan disaster relief package he introduced with Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and other senators. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Time Is Of The Essence: "Our farmers simply cannot wait on disaster relief any longer. The s… Continue Reading


02.26.19

Senators Sound Alarm On $22 Trillion Debt Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and Congressman Andy Biggs (R-AZ-05) today introduced resolutions in the Senate and House to recognize America's national debt as a threat to our national security. Earlier this month, the national debt reached $22 trillion. The Senate resolution is cosponsored by U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and James Lankford (R-OK). "The single greatest threat to our national security is our national debt, and it'… Continue Reading


02.26.19

Bipartisan Senators Introduce Major Disaster Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Doug Jones (D-AL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rick Scott (R-FL), Tim Scott (R-SC), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) today introduced a bipartisan disaster relief package with the backing of President Donald J. Trump. President Trump, working with this bipartisan group of senators, has confirmed his support for disaster relief and encouraged Congress to pass legislation with funding for Georgia and other states that … Continue Reading


02.25.19

Senator David Perdue Announces New Subcommittee Chairmanships

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) announces new subcommittee chairmanships for the 116th Congress: On the Armed Services Committee, Senator Perdue will chair the Subcommittee on Seapower: "Today, we have the smallest Army since WWII, the smallest Navy since WWI, and the oldest and smallest Air Force ever. At the same time, we face complex threats from China, North Korea, Russia, and Iran. A robust naval fleet is critical to deter aggression worldwide, project power, and suppo… Continue Reading


02.25.19

Senator David Perdue: All Life Is Worth Protecting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act: "All life is worth protecting. It's unconscionable that a health care practitioner wouldn't do everything in their power to save a child in their first moments of life. As a father and grandfather, I consider every child a blessing. I sincerely hope that everyone in Congress will stand in solidarity to protect the innocent and promote a culture that values life." In January, Senato… Continue Reading


02.21.19

Senator David Perdue Attends Delta Test Cell Grand Opening

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Delta CEO Ed Bastian and Delta employees for the grand opening of the world's largest jet engine test cell at Delta Air Lines TechOps Facility at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Delta's new test cell is the first cell built by a U.S. airline in more than 20 years. Click here or on the image below to download photos. https://flic.kr/s/aHskSd3p2C L-R: Delta CEO Ed Bastian, Senior Vice President of Operations, Inventory, an… Continue Reading


02.15.19

Senators Perdue, Isakson To Introduce Disaster Relief Package

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) announced they will introduce a stand-alone disaster relief package to provide critical funding for Georgia and other states recovering from recent natural disasters, including Hurricane Michael. "Enough is enough. Georgia and other states across the country are hurting from historic hurricanes and devastating wildfires, and the federal government continues to drag its feet," said Senator Perdue, a member of the Senate A… Continue Reading


02.14.19

Senator David Perdue Votes To Secure The Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the bipartisan solution to fully-fund the federal government, including border security: "The Senate took action to address the national security crisis at our southern border. This bipartisan solution funds 55 miles of new barrier in the Rio Grande Valley border sector - the most dangerous and heavily-trafficked sector of the U.S.-Mexico border. Earlier this week, I visited the Rio Grande Valley to see the crisis firsthand. The gr… Continue Reading


02.13.19

Senator David Perdue Discusses Trip To Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss his recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border to see the national security crisis firsthand. Click here to watch. Highlights: Support Border Patrol Agents: "Senator Daines and I went out in the field overnight and saw the apprehension of illegal immigrants firsthand. I can tell you our border patrol agents are doing a yeoman's job. We need to give border patrol help in addition to building barriers." Spik… Continue Reading


02.13.19

Isakson, Perdue Urge Senate, House Leaders to Immediately Fund Agriculture Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today wrote to House and Senate leadership urging immediate action on a supplemental disaster relief package to provide critical aid for victims of natural disasters in Georgia and across the country. Supplemental disaster funding was overwhelmingly supported by 98 U.S. senators, including Isakson and Perdue, in funding proposals voted on earlier this year, but this week's initial agreement to fund the government past… Continue Reading


02.12.19

Lands Package Including Georgia Priorities Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds Senate passage of the Natural Resources Management Act, which includes provisions to expand and preserve the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park in Kennesaw, and Fort Frederica National Monument in Saint Simons: "Ocmulgee National Monument, Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park, and Fort Frederica National Monument are some of Georgia's most treasured historical sites," said Senator Perdue. "Expanding … Continue Reading


02.12.19

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort To Hold Unconstitutional Consumer Agency Accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is leading 17 other U.S. Senators in an effort to hold the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) accountable to the American people by bringing it under the Congressional appropriations process. "Dodd-Frank gave the CFPB unprecedented power with no Congressional oversight whatsoever," said Senator Perdue, member of the Senate Banking Committee. "Despite the new Director's efforts to bring transparency to the Bureau, its structure is stil… Continue Reading


02.12.19

Senators Perdue, Daines Visit Southern Border

MCALLEN, TX - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Steve Daines (R-MT) visited the U.S.-Mexico border to see the security crisis firsthand. The Senators viewed illegal crossing hotspots and received real-time briefings from border patrol agents. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "There is an illegal drug and security crisis at our southern border," said the senators. "Those who call this crisis 'manufactured' are ignoring reality. As we saw firsthand, U.S. border patrol… Continue Reading


02.08.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses HBCU Presidents

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, addressed U.S. Senator Tim Scott's (R-SC) third annual gathering for HBCU presidents and senior leadership. Spelman College, Morehouse University, Fort Valley State University, and Albany State University were represented at the event. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "HBCUs play an important role in educating America's … Continue Reading


02.07.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With Attorney General Nominee William Barr

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) meets with President Trump's nominee to be United States Attorney General, William Barr: Click here to download photos. "William Barr's extensive legal career in business, government, and private practice makes him a well-rounded choice for U.S. Attorney General. During our meeting, we discussed the importance of maintaining integrity at the Justice Department and making our country safer for all Americans. Having previously served as U.S.… Continue Reading


02.06.19

Senator David Perdue: Optimism Is Back In America

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Laura Ingraham on Fox News' The Ingraham Angle to highlight President Trump's second State of the Union address. Click here to watch. Highlights: Build On The Success: "The President landed his speech - one of the most historic speeches I can remember. He laid out a vision for America that builds on the successes of his presidency so far and the results he's achieving right now." Economy Is Rocking: "The Democrat response builds on… Continue Reading


02.06.19

Atlanta Boys & Girls Clubs Student Joins Senator Perdue At State Of The Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) welcomed Cory Seals, Boys & Girls Clubs of Georgia's 2017/2018 Youth of the Year Runner-up, as his special guest to the State of the Union. Cory is from Atlanta, Georgia, and currently attends the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he studies directing, playwriting, and production with a minor in musical theater. Click here or on the image below to download photos. Click here to download b-roll video. "It was an honor to hav… Continue Reading


02.05.19

Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s State Of The Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's second State of the Union address to the nation: "Tonight, President Trump laid out a very powerful vision for our country that continues to build on the successes of the last two years. Many Americans are seeing increased paychecks, more opportunities, and brighter futures for their families. The economy is growing at twice the rate it did under President Obama, and more than 5.3 million new jobs have been create… Continue Reading


02.05.19

Senator David Perdue: We Have An Historic Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour to preview President Trump's State of the Union address and the critical need for border security. Click here to watch. Highlights: Dealmaker: "Tonight, in the State of the Union, you'll hear President Trump offer a conciliatory tone, because he's a dealmaker. The President just wants to get border security moving in the right direction, and both parties actually want that." Political Hypocrisy: "This … Continue Reading


02.05.19

Senator David Perdue Supports Israel, Middle East Allies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the U.S. Senate's bipartisan package that expands support for Israel and other allies in the Middle East: "Israel is America's closest and strongest ally in the Middle East. On my first international trip as a U.S. Senator, I met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and personally expressed the United States' strong support for our friend Israel. Their country faces constant attacks from Ira… Continue Reading

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