Press Releases

09.25.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Meet With Georgia Principal Of The Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) met with 2018 Georgia Principal of the Year, Principal Dara Bennett of Pierce County High School in Blackshear, Georgia. Click here to download a photo. "It was a pleasure to welcome Dara Bennett from Pierce County High School to Washington, D.C. as 2018 Georgia Principal of the Year," said Senator Isakson, a member of the Senate education committee and former chairman of the Georgia Board of Education. "Mrs. Be… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s Message To United Nations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's address at the annual United Nations General Assembly: "Since day one of his administration, President Trump has taken bold action to reassert America's national security interests. It's no secret the world is more dangerous now than any time in my lifetime. President Trump, Secretary Pompeo, and Ambassador Haley have made major strides to improve accountability an… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Senators Introduce Bill To Address Humanitarian Crisis & Collapse Of Government In Venezuela

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Bill Nelson (D-FL), John Cornyn (R-TX), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) last night introduced the Venezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018, a comprehensive bill that will expand humanitarian relief and increase economi… Continue Reading


09.25.18

Senator David Perdue: Due Process Is At Stake

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business's Mornings with Maria to discuss President Trump's agenda and Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. Click here to watch. Highlights: Historic Results: "Republicans want President Trump's agenda executed. They believe he was elected to do three things: grow the economy, rebalance our courts, and secure our borders. The economy is growing at twice the rate as it did und… Continue Reading


09.23.18

Senator David Perdue: American People Deserve The Truth

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Chuck Todd on NBC's Meet The Press to discuss Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. Click here to watch. Highlights: Getting To The Truth: "I hope we will get to the truth. I think that's what the American people deserve, and that's what we're trying to do this week. I hope both Judge Kavanaugh and Dr. Ford get an open hearing. I fully expect that will happen this week." Innocent Until Proven Guilty: "… Continue Reading


09.21.18

Senator David Perdue Meets With Colquitt County Farmers

MOULTRIE, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, meets with the Colquitt County Farm Bureau and local leaders in the agriculture industry. Click here to download photos. "Agriculture is Georgia's number one industry and a major reason why our state continues to be the best state in the country in which to do business," said Senator Perdue. "It was great to hear directly from Colquitt County farmers and producers about their needs and the challen… Continue Reading


09.21.18

Senator David Perdue Addresses Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce

THOMASVILLE, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce to discuss recent tax cuts, regulatory rollbacks, and Georgia's business-friendly climate. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "For five consecutive years, Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business," said Senator Perdue. "Groups like the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber help maintain Georgia's business-friendly climate that continues … Continue Reading


09.20.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Funding Latest On Georgia Radio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins several Georgia radio outlets to discuss President Trump's agenda and Congress's failure to fully fund the government on time. Highlights: Status Quo Is Unacceptable: "In Washington, kicking the can from September to December is just business as usual. To President Trump and me, it is a crisis, a mistake, and a failure. People in the real world can't do that." Playing Offense: "Republicans have decided they are going to play defense… Continue Reading


09.20.18

Senator David Perdue: Congress’s Funding Process Is Broken

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins David Westin on Bloomberg TV to discuss the $21 trillion national debt crisis and Congress's failure to fully fund the government on time. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights Broken Funding Process: "Two days ago, the Senate voted to pass another continuing resolution. This is ridiculous. The Senate got 90% of discretionary spending funded, and now we're kicking the can down the road. This is totally irresponsible… Continue Reading


09.20.18

Senator David Perdue: President Trump’s Agenda Is Working

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Fox & Friends to discuss President Trump's agenda, Congress's failure to fully fund the government on time, and Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights President Trump's Agenda Is Working: "President Trump's agenda is working. The economy is growing at twice the rate that it did under the Obama Administration. We've nominated and confirmed 68 federal judges, inclu… Continue Reading


09.18.18

Senator David Perdue: There Is A Different Way To Get Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) opposes the Senate's short-term funding bill: "Here we go again. In typical Washington fashion, Congress has once again fallen short of completing its Constitutional responsibility. We had the opportunity to fully fund the government on time for the first time in 22 years. Congress has used over 180 continuing resolutions instead of getting it all done. We are going to walk past the deadline on September 30th and fall into the same trap. This … Continue Reading


09.18.18

Senator David Perdue Announces New HBCU Corporate Partners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), and the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus announced that eight companies have agreed to become corporate partners with HBCUs, including Pandora Music in Atlanta, Amazon, AnitaB.org, Dell, Inc., GM Financial, Nielsen, Regions Bank, and Volvo Group North America. By accepting the HBCU Partnership Challenge, these companies will increase engagement with … Continue Reading


09.17.18

Senator David Perdue Supports Fight Against Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on Senate passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act: "The opioid crisis is devastating communities in Georgia and across the country. Since taking office, President Trump has worked with Congress to tackle this epidemic head on. It's critical that local, state, and federal law enforcement have the tools they need to stop illegal drugs from flooding across our southern border. Too many of our friends, neighbors, and family members have… Continue Reading


09.12.18

Senators Take Action Against Iranian-Backed Terrorist Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) are taking action to sanction two Iranian-controlled militias in Iraq and Syria. The Senators introduced the Iranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act following recently declassified reports that Iran provided ballistic missiles and funding for terrorist activities to two Shi'ite proxies, Asaib Ahl al-Haq and Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba. "President Trump and Secretary Pompeo have been clear that Iran's a… Continue Reading


09.12.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians To Prepare For Hurricane Florence

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take safety precautions ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall. Governor Nathan Deal has issued an emergency declaration for all 159 counties in Georgia. "We have learned time and again that preparedness saves lives," said Senator Isakson. "As Hurricane Florence approaches the United States, it has the potential to affect Georgians. I urge … Continue Reading


09.10.18

Senator David Perdue Commemorates 9/11

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement ahead of the seventeenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: "September 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in our country's history. Out of that event, however, we saw the best of the American spirit. We will never forget the innocent lives lost, nor the bravery of the first responders. Our country is facing new and evolving threats, and the terrorist attacks on September 11th serve as a somber re… Continue Reading


09.06.18

WTAS: State Officials From Georgia Support Judge Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ahead of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing, state officials and elected leaders from Georgia sent letters to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee in support of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court: Governor Nathan Deal: "As Judge Kavanaugh stated in his remarks to the nation, his judicial philosophy is straightforward. He believes a judge must be independent and open-minded and must interpret the law as written. As his recor… Continue Reading


09.06.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Armed Services Chairmanship

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) being named chairman: "The Armed Services Committee has had a tough year. We will all miss John McCain's leadership and guidance. When news broke about John, Jim immediately rose to the challenge and proved to all of us that he can successfully lead our committee. Not only is Jim committed to our committee, but he is also committed to working with President… Continue Reading


08.30.18

U.S. Senate Gets Results Working Through August Recess

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) highlights significant progress made in funding the government and confirming President Trump's nominees by working through August: "Americans heard President Trump loud and clear when he said he would not sign another massive omnibus spending bill. That's why we pushed for the Senate to work through August to avoid another last-minute spending battle. With extra time on the calendar, Congress has completed almost 90 percent of the federal gov… Continue Reading


08.30.18

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Remembers Senator John McCain

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recalls some of his greatest memories with Senator John McCain ahead of attending the memorial ceremony. On Friday, August 31, 2018, Senator McCain will lie in state at the United States Capitol, followed by a formal ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda at approximately 11:00am ET. Click here to watch. Highlights: Favorite Memory: "One of my greatest memories with John McCain was during my campaign. It was the first time I'd ever run for … Continue Reading

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