Press Releases

07.30.18

Senator David Perdue Supports Confirmation Of Justice Britt Grant

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor in support of Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt Grant's confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta. The Senate will vote on her confirmation later this week. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: "One of the great honors and privileges of being in the United States Senate is that we get to confirm presidential nominations to our country's highest courts. President… Continue Reading


07.27.18

Senators Urging Britain, France, and Germany to Deepen Cooperation Against Iran, Warning On Sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) along with nine senators sent a letter this week to the ambassadors of the EU3 - Britain, France, and Germany - calling on their governments to deepen Transatlantic cooperation against Iran and warning against efforts to evade U.S. sanctions, which are set to be re-imposed in the coming weeks. The letter was signed by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mike Lee (R-UT), Tom Cotton (R-AR), David Perdue (R-GA), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Steve Daines (R-MT), Mike En… Continue Reading


07.27.18

Senator David Perdue at Turning Point USA: America Is A Country Of Destiny

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke to over 700 conservatives from across the country at Turning Point USA's High School Leadership Summit. Click here or below to watch his remarks. Highlights: Big Government Has Failed: "Big government programs that start and end in Washington do not solve the problems back home. There's a better way." Supporting ICE: "Our President has called on us to support ICE, and I'm proud to have put a bill in last week to stand with our women … Continue Reading


07.27.18

Senators Perdue, Isakson To Name Columbus Post Office After Fort Benning Unit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced a bill to designate a United States Post Office in Columbus, Georgia as the "Richard W. Williams Chapter of the Triple Nickles (555th P.I.A.) Post Office," in honor of Columbus-area veterans who served in military units that originated from the Army's first all-black parachute unit, which was activated at Fort Benning in December 1943. "The Triple Nickles went above and beyond the call of duty, serving in … Continue Reading


07.27.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Second-Quarter 2018 GDP Growth

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Department of Commerce's analysis of 2018 second-quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth: "The second-quarter GDP growth of 4.1 percent clearly demonstrates that President Trump's economic agenda is working. When President Trump took office, he said job one was growing the economy. His strategy included undoing regulations, releasing our energy potential, changing the tax system, and rolling back parts of Dodd-Frank. These … Continue Reading


07.26.18

Senators Bolster Sanctions On Terrorists Using Human Shields

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) today, joined by Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), John Cornyn (R-TX), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Tim Scott (R-SC), Ed Markey (D-MA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and David Perdue (R-GA), introduced the bipartisan STOP Using Human Shields Act. The bill imposes sanctions on those who use or facilitate the use of human shields, such as Hamas, Hezbollah, Al Qaeda, and ISIS. "America, Israel, and our other allies are engaged in a fight against radical Islamic ter… Continue Reading


07.25.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Progress In US-EU Trade Talks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's trade discussions with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: "The EU has opened the door to transition from a tariff discussion to substantive item-by-item negotiations about equal access. President Trump said job one was to grow our economy, and to do that we need to grow exports. Our trading partners are looking at the trade imbalances in a different light under President Trump. The long-term goal h… Continue Reading


07.25.18

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Defense Bill Includes Key Items For Robins Air Force Base

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Middle Georgia leaders and defense experts are praising the final FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which provides continuity and certainty for JSTARS for the next 10 years, accelerates the development of the Advanced Battle Management System, and names Robins Air Force Base as the host base for this new platform for decades to come. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson: "We will safely maintain JSTARS as we transition the U.S. Air Force and Robins Air Force Ba… Continue Reading


07.25.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Trade On Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined David Westin on Bloomberg TV's Daybreak Americas to discuss trade and getting equal access to other markets. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: One Mission: "Rest assured, President Trump has one mission in mind, and that is to create a more level playing field for all of our industries here in the United States." Equal Access: "I just did a tour of my state with the Secretary of Agriculture and met a lot of far… Continue Reading


07.23.18

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New VA Secretary, Robert Wilkie

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, congratulates Robert Wilkie on being confirmed as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs: "Robert Wilkie's military service and time as acting Secretary make him a great choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. In this role, he will be tasked with the mission of upholding America's commitments to its veterans and their families. Robert Wilkie is uniquely suited to combat the … Continue Reading


07.23.18

Senator David Perdue Secures Long-term Future For Robins Air Force Base

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), the Acting Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comment on the positive impact the final FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act will have on Robins Air Force Base and the JSTARS fleet: "This is no longer Barack Obama's military," said Senator Perdue, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. "While I have always supported the JSTARS recap, we… Continue Reading


07.23.18

Senator David Perdue On ZTE Procurement Ban In Final Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the final FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act Conference Committee Report, which includes Senator Perdue's amendment to preserve the Commerce Department's export control authority and prohibit the federal government from purchasing ZTE and Huawei products: "The global business community took notice when our Commerce Department issued its harshest penalty ever on ZTE for violating our country's sanctions. Congress didn't need … Continue Reading


07.19.18

Senator David Perdue Meets With Judge Brett Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) meets with President Donald J. Trump's nominee to the United States Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh: Click here to download high-resolution photos. Click here to download b-roll video. "After meeting with Judge Kavanaugh, I have no doubt that he is exactly the kind of justice we need on the United States Supreme Court: an independent jurist and ardent defender of the Constitution. We discussed his commitment to Constitution and lessons… Continue Reading


07.19.18

Senators Isakson & Perdue Applaud Committee Approval of Britt Grant to Serve on 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) applaud action by the Senate Judiciary Committee to approve the nomination of Georgian Britt Grant to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta. "I'm thrilled that Britt Grant has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee," said Senator Isakson. "She is uniquely qualified and has served our state and nation with distinction and integrity. She will be an excellent addition to the 11th Ci… Continue Reading


07.19.18

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Conservatives Back Senator Perdue’s Work To #DrainTheSwamp

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Conservative groups support Senator Perdue's push to cut government waste and ensure only the highest performing federal employees are serving the American people. Under current law, it can take more than a year to fire an underperforming civil service employee. Senator Perdue's MERIT Act offers an alternative dismissal protocol for all government agencies and gives managers the option to expedite the dismissal process of bad employees. Americans for Limited Government: "In … Continue Reading


07.16.18

Senator David Perdue & Secretary Sonny Perdue Visit Georgia Ag Leaders

GRIFFIN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, and Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black traveled across Georgia to hear from farmers, foresters, researchers, and stakeholders in the agriculture industry. The day included a tour of Lewis Taylor Farms in Tifton, a stakeholder meeting at Georgia Forestry Association's headquarters in Forsyth, and a briefing from the University of Georgia's Turfgrass and Weed Science department in Griffin. Cli… Continue Reading


07.13.18

Senator Perdue Talks Supreme Court & NATO Summit On Georgia Radio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined WDUN's Morning News with Bill & Joel to discuss the NATO summit, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, economic growth, and the debt crisis. Highlights: 66 Days: "The last two Supreme Court Justices have gone through the confirmation process in about 66 days. Judge Brett Kavanaugh should be confirmed before November." Democrats' Bias: "The Democrats were hysterical before they even knew who the Supreme Court candidate was. It… Continue Reading


07.12.18

Senator David Perdue Pushes To #DrainTheSwamp

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is leading the effort in the Senate to cut government waste and ensure the highest performing federal employees are serving the American people. Senator Perdue's Modern Employment Reform, Improvement and Transformation (MERIT) Act, offers an alternative dismissal protocol for all government agencies and gives managers the option to expedite the dismissal process of bad employees. Companion legislation was introduced by Congressman Barry Louder… Continue Reading


07.11.18

GOP Senators Introduce Resolution Supporting ICE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined U.S. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) in introducing a Senate resolution denouncing the radical calls for the dissolution of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), John Boozman (R-AR), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Steve Daines (R-MT), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Dean Heller (R-NV), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Ron Johnson (R-WI), James Lankford (R-OK), Mi… Continue Reading


07.11.18

Senator David Perdue: “This Is About Making Sure America Is Treated Fairly”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) urges the Senate to reject an procedural vote that included additional language geared towards tying President Trump's hands in on-going trade negotiations. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Tariffs Are Not The Goal: "I just don't understand why this body continues to try to tie the hands of this President at every turn. We all know that enacting tariffs on all imports is not the goal here. This President is committed… Continue Reading

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