Press Releases

02.01.19

Senators Perdue & King Lead Bipartisan Effort For Timely DoD Audit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Angus King (I-ME), and 24 bipartisan members of the U.S. Senate Armed Services and Budget Committees sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan requesting his commitment to timely completion of a full audit of the Department of Defense in FY2019. "We commend Mr. Norquist and the Department of Defense for finishing its first-ever complete audit required by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990. This was a critical first … Continue Reading


01.31.19

Senators Perdue, Isakson Continue Fight For Agriculture Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced a supplemental disaster relief package to provide critical funding for Georgia and other states recovering from recent hurricane and wildfire damage. "Farmers in Georgia and other states across the country are hurting from historic hurricanes and devastating wildfires," said Senator Perdue, member of the Senate Agriculture Committee. "We cannot wait around for Congress to complete this year's government fu… Continue Reading


01.30.19

Senator David Perdue Talks Border Security Funding On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business's Mornings with Maria to discuss border security funding and the failure of socialism in Venezuela: Click here to watch. Highlights: Last Four Presidents: "Each of the last four U.S. presidents has built some type of barrier at the southern border. Even Barack Obama built 135 miles of barrier. Now, President Trump is talking about 235 miles of new border barrier." Democrat Hypocrisy: "Border securi… Continue Reading


01.25.19

Senator Perdue Supports Deal To Reopen Government & Continue Border Security Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) supports the solution to reopen the government and continue border security efforts: "This bipartisan solution will reopen the government while border security negotiations continue. There is still a national security crisis at our southern border, and President Trump is right to address it. I applaud the President for his continued forthright efforts to enter into good faith negotiations with House and Senate Democrats. Many Democrats have s… Continue Reading


01.24.19

Senator David Perdue Votes To Fully Reopen Government, Fund Border Security & Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue supports President Trump's compromise proposal to fully reopen the federal government and fund both border security and disaster relief for Georgia: "Many of us fought to keep the Senate in session last August to avoid this funding situation in the first place. President Trump has tried to reopen negotiations with a reasonable proposal that not only fully funds the federal government, but also addresses critical border security and disaster relief. I… Continue Reading


01.24.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses Georgia Sheriffs’ Association

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins the Georgia Sheriffs' Association's Winter Conference in Atlanta, Georgia: Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Georgia is home to some of the most impressive law enforcement officers in the nation," said Senator Perdue. "Our sheriffs are pillars of the community and work every day to preserve peace, prevent crime, and protect all Georgians. It was great to hear directly from many of our state's sheriffs. Their input is cr… Continue Reading


01.23.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Congratulate Georgia Students Selected For U.S. Senate Youth Program

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) congratulate four Georgia high school students who were selected as delegates or alternates to the 57th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), which will be held March 2 through 9, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Patrick Chappel of Columbus, Georgia, and Clarke Peoples of Atlanta, have been chosen as delegates in a very competitive selection process to be part of the group of 104 student delegates who will attend th… Continue Reading


01.21.19

Senator David Perdue Honors Dr. King At Ebenezer Baptist Church

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the annual commemorative service at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Click here or on the image below to watch his remarks. Transcript: "On April 16, 1963 from a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote a letter to the local clergy defending his commitment to peaceful direct action. In this letter, you can see the soul of a patriot, … Continue Reading


01.19.19

Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s Border Security Proposal

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's proposal to fund border security and resolve the partial government funding situation: "President Trump again spoke directly to the American people about the national security crisis at our southern border. The President has listened to both sides and is still willing to compromise. All members of Congress should take this proposal seriously. However, some Senate Democrats' rejection of the proposal before even hearing… Continue Reading


01.18.19

Senator David Perdue: We Have A Moral Obligation To Protect The Unborn

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the annual March for Life in our nation's capital: "Georgians and Americans from across the country are joining together in our nation's capital and marching to protect unborn life. Like the hundreds of thousands of March for Life participants, I believe we have a moral obligation to promote a culture that values life and protects the innocent. As a father and grandfather, I consider every child a blessing. I sincerely hope that ev… Continue Reading


01.17.19

Perdue, Ernst, Lankford Call For No Recess Until Government Funding Process Completed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following years of Congress's repeated failure to fully fund the federal government on time, U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and James Lankford (R-OK), are taking action to prohibit members of Congress from leaving Washington if they fail to complete the funding process on time. "Congress should be held to the same standards of people in the real world," said Senator Perdue. "Washington's broken funding process has created a dysfunctional cycle of cont… Continue Reading


01.16.19

Senator David Perdue Highlights Democrat Hypocrisy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss government funding and the critical need for border security. Click here to watch. Highlights: National Security Crisis: "We have a national security crisis. President Trump is the first president of the last five that is standing up and going to the mat to defend America." Political Self-Interest: "The dysfunction in this town is unconscionable. It's unbelievable that Congress is still trying to … Continue Reading


01.14.19

Senator David Perdue Congratulates Governor Brian Kemp

ATLANTA, GA - After attending the inaugural ceremony, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) congratulates Governor Brian Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and other statewide constitutional officers on being sworn in: Click here or on the image below to download a photo. "This is a big day for Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "Governor Kemp will continue the legacy of Governors Sonny Perdue and Nathan Deal that made Georgia the best state in the country in which to do business. Governor Kemp … Continue Reading


01.11.19

Senators Perdue, Isakson Congratulate American Farm Bureau On 100th Anniversary

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduce a Senate resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation and celebrating its long history representing farmers across the United States. "For the past 100 years, the American Farm Bureau has been a champion for farmers and rural communities across the country," said Senator Perdue. "Agriculture is Georgia's number one industry and a major reason why our state continues to be… Continue Reading


01.10.19

Isakson, Perdue, Loudermilk Introduce Legislation to Expand Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), today announced they have reintroduced legislation in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to add eight acres of land to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw, Georgia. The expansion would include the historic Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and the additional acreage is expected to be donated to the park. "Expanding the Kennesaw M… Continue Reading


01.10.19

Isakson, Perdue, Bishop, Loudermilk, Scott Reintroduce Legislation to Create National Historical Park in Middle Georgia

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and David Perdue (R-GA), along with U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), and Austin Scott (R-GA-08), today announced they are continuing their efforts to expand and preserve the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia for future generations. The members reintroduced the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act to expand the current Ocmulgee National Monument from 702 acres to appr… Continue Reading


01.10.19

Middle Georgia Named 2019 Great American Defense Community

WARNER ROBINS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, congratulates Middle Georgia on being one of five communities across the country named to the 2019 class of Great American Defense Communities by the Association of Defense Communities. The award recognizes the overall support that communities and regions in the United States provide to service members and military families. Senator Perdue shared a video message at an event in Warner Robins … Continue Reading


01.09.19

Senator David Perdue: This Is About National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins David Westin on Bloomberg TV to discuss President Trump's address to the nation and the critical need for border security funding. Click here to watch. Highlights: Secure Our Borders: "The American people expect us to get this done. What you saw last night is the people's President talking directly to them about what needs to be done to secure our borders." Act Like Adults: "We have a national security crisis on the southern bord… Continue Reading


01.08.19

Senator David Perdue Continues Push For Constitutional Term Limits

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) continues push for a Constitutional Amendment to impose term limits on Members of Congress. "We need more citizen legislators, not career politicians. The rise of career politicians has created the constant gridlock crippling Washington," said Senator Perdue. "Term limits for Members of Congress are long overdue and still one on my top priorities in the United States Senate. As the outsider in the belly of the beast, I firmly believe term limits wi… Continue Reading


01.07.19

Senator David Perdue Announces Committee Assignments For 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) announces he will continue serving on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees in the 116th Congress. Senator Perdue's role on these influential committees puts him at the intersection of solving our national debt and global security crises. On the Armed Services Committee, Senator Perdue fully supports our national defense priorities: "The women and men who serve in uniform represent the very best of America. It is… Continue Reading

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