Press Releases

12.04.19

Senator David Perdue: U.S. Relationship With China Is At A Tipping Point

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, delivered keynote remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) fourth annual ChinaPower Conference about the implications of China's growing power and his recent trip to Beijing for meetings with senior government officials. During his business career, Senator Perdue lived and worked in China, and he has visited the region several times as a member of the U.S.… Continue Reading


12.04.19

Senator David Perdue Chairs Hearing On Navy Ship & Submarine Maintenance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, today led a hearing on U.S. Navy ship and submarine maintenance. Click here to watch Chairman Perdue's opening remarks. Chairman Perdue's Opening Remarks The Committees on Seapower and Readiness and Management Support convene this morning to examine Navy ship and submarine maintenance. We want to welcome our three distinguished witnesses today: the Honorable James F. Geurts, As… Continue Reading


12.04.19

Senator David Perdue On Governor Kemp’s Appointment To U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on Governor Brian Kemp's appointment of Kelly Loeffler to the United States Senate: "My number one goal is to continue the best economic turnaround in U.S. history and focus on the needs of the people of Georgia. The only way to ensure that happens is to advance President Trump's agenda in the U.S. Senate. While Senator Isakson leaves behind big shoes to fill, I look forward to working with Kelly Loeffler, my new partner in the U.S… Continue Reading


12.03.19

Senator David Perdue Honors Johnny Isakson’s Legacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today led a bipartisan group of senators in honoring the legacy of U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), who plans to retire at the end of 2019. Click here to watch Senator Perdue's remarks. Highlights: Bittersweet Occasion: "Today is truly a bittersweet occasion. It's bitter because my friend, my mentor, and partner in the United States Senate, Johnny Isakson, is stepping down at the end of this month. For those of us who know this man, th… Continue Reading


11.22.19

Senator David Perdue Takes Action To Bolster Protections For Survivors Of Domestic Violence & Assault

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is taking action to bolster protections for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The Senator joined U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) in introducing proposal to reauthorize and modernize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). "Violence of any kind, especially against women, is reprehensible," said Senator Perdue. "I am proud to support this effort to combat domestic violence and better support survivors. For more than two decades, t… Continue Reading


11.21.19

Senator David Perdue Reacts To Democratic Debate On Erick Erickson Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Erick Erickson Show to discuss last night's Democratic Presidential Debate in Atlanta and other news. Click here or on the image below to listen. Highlights: Pipe Dream: "What we heard last night is a pipe dream that fits the Democrats' self-interests, not what's best for America." Failed Regimes: "Risk taking, capital formation, innovation, the rule of law, and a great workforce created this economic miracle. And yet, Democrat… Continue Reading


11.21.19

Senator David Perdue Opposes Congress’ 188th Short-Term Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, votes against Congress' 188th continuing resolution (CR), which will extend federal funding through December 20, 2019: "Let's get one thing straight: the only reason the Senate didn't work through August was because we had a bipartisan deal in July to fund the government on time without partisan poison pill amendments. Senate Democrats should be ashamed of themselves for reneging on that agreement upon… Continue Reading


11.21.19

Senators Perdue, Kaine Lead Senate Effort To Protect Health Services For Mothers & Babies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced bipartisan legislation to allow March of Dimes to continue its lifesaving work on behalf of all moms and babies. The Protecting Critical Services for Mothers and Babies Act allows March of Dimes to qualify for the same pension funding rules as many other charities and non-profit organizations. Specifically, the bill would designate March of Dimes as a Cooperative and Small Employer Charity (CSEC) pension sponso… Continue Reading


11.20.19

Senator David Perdue: USMCA Is A Huge Deal For American Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business' "Mornings with Maria" to discuss continued efforts to pass the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), China trade negotiations, and Congress' continued failure to fund the federal government on time. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: USMCA Now: "We're talking about 180,000 jobs. We're talking about $68 billion in GDP value. USMCA is a huge deal for the American worker… Continue Reading


11.13.19

Senator David Perdue: Gridlock Is Endangering The Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined his colleagues in speaking on the Senate floor to underscore the need for consistent defense funding and encourage bipartisan support for the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Devastating Our Military: "The world continues to become more and more dangerous, yet here we are in the second month of our fiscal year … Continue Reading


11.12.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses 67th Annual Cobb Chamber Military Luncheon

COBB COUNTY, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today delivered keynote remarks at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce's 67th annual Atlanta Regional Military Affairs Council Military Appreciation Luncheon. Click here or below to download photos. "Today, the world is more dangerous than any time in my lifetime," said Senator Perdue. "After eight years of disinvestment under the Obama Administration, we are focusing on readiness, recapitalization,… Continue Reading


11.12.19

Senator David Perdue Meets with Home Depot Employees

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today visited The Home Depot's store support center in Atlanta to meet with employees about progress on trade negotiations and continued economic growth in Georgia and across the country. Click here or below to download photos. "The Home Depot continues to lead their industry on the global stage, and I'm proud they have made Georgia their home for more than four decades," said Senator Perdue. "For seven consecutive years, Georgia has been name… Continue Reading


11.11.19

Senator David Perdue Honors Georgia’s Veterans

CONYERS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today participated in a Veterans Day program at the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial at Black Shoals Park in Conyers, Georgia. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Our veterans and their families have made great sacrifices to keep our nation safe and free," said Senator Perdue. "As Americans, we have a responsibility to uphold the commitments we made to our veterans, and it's… Continue Reading


11.10.19

Senator David Perdue Keynotes Museum Of Aviation’s 35th Anniversary Celebration

WARNER ROBINS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, gave the keynote address at the Museum of Aviation's 35th Anniversary Celebration in Warner Robins, Georgia. Special guests included former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn; the Honorable Robert McMahon, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment; and Brigadier General John Kubinec, Commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. Click here or on the image below to download photos. Highlig… Continue Reading


11.06.19

Senator David Perdue: This Is Nothing But A Show Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Scott Slade on WSB Radio in Atlanta and Tony McIntosh on WRGA Radio in Rome to discuss President Trump's upcoming trip to Atlanta, efforts to fund the federal government, and the Democrats' illegitimate impeachment trial. Click on the images below to listen. Highlights: President Trump Visiting Georgia: "Any time you have a President of the United States come to Georgia it's a great day, but the reason he's coming is even better. … Continue Reading


11.06.19

Senator David Perdue Supports Committee Action To Change Broken Budget Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, supports committee passage of a bipartisan package that will make significant changes to Congress' broken budget process: "Since I first came to the U.S. Senate, many of us have consistently called for fixing this broken funding process. The sad reality is that Congress has only funded the government on time four times in the 45 years since the 1974 Budget Act became law. We are finally taking a major … Continue Reading


11.05.19

Senator David Perdue Takes Action To Eliminate Plastic Waste In Ocean

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is taking action to protect the environment and eliminate plastic waste in the ocean. The Senator cosponsored the bipartisan Save Our Seas 2.0 Act to address the plastic debris crisis that threatens coastal economies and harms marine life. "Many of Georgia's top industries rely directly on the health of the ocean. From tourism and recreation, to trade through ports and harbors, our coastline is an engine for economic growth," said Senator Perd… Continue Reading


11.04.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses Rotary Club Of Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke to the Rotary Club of Atlanta about Georgia's business friendly climate, continued economic success across the country, and President Trump's efforts to level the playing field on trade. Click here to download photos. "For more than 100 years, the Rotary Club of Atlanta has brought together business and civic leaders to serve the community and help the city thrive," said Senator Perdue. "Their steadfast commitment to 'service above s… Continue Reading


11.01.19

Senator David Perdue: Military Needs Consistent Funding To Continue ISIS Fight

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke on the Senate floor to underscore the need for consistent defense funding to continue the fight against ISIS and other threats around the world. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Win For The World: "Last weekend, President Trump announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, had been taken off the battlefield. This is a win not just for our country but… Continue Reading


10.31.19

Senator David Perdue: Still No Path Forward On Defense Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on the first package of funding bills for Fiscal Year 2020: "Today's funding package only addresses 15 percent of the federal government's discretionary budget. While it is a step in the right direction, there is still no clear path forward to fund our country's defense priorities. Congress is heading toward another colossal failure when the current short-term continuing resolution (CR) runs o… Continue Reading

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