Press Releases

04.09.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With U.S. Fleet Forces Command

NORFOLK, VA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower, visited the United States Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia to meet with fleet leadership and witness sea and flight operations aboard the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. Senator Perdue is the first and only member of the U.S. Senate to visit the USS Truman since the Department of Defense announced its intention to retire the aircraft carrier. Click here to download pho… Continue Reading


04.08.19

Senator David Perdue Reaffirms Steadfast Support For Israel

LAS VEGAS, NV - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) delivered remarks and introduced Vice President Mike Pence at the Republican Jewish Coalition's National Conference. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Shoulder-To-Shoulder: "I was sworn into the United States Senate in January 2015. In early February of that year, my first international trip was to Israel because I wanted to send a message that there are friends in the U.S. Senate who will stand shoulder-to-shoulder wi… Continue Reading


04.05.19

Senator David Perdue Attends Aviation Partnership Announcement In Macon

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today helped announce a major aviation partnership between Macon-Bibb County, Central Georgia Technical College, and Robins Air Force Base. Senator Perdue was joined by Governor Brian Kemp, Mayor Robert Reichert, and Brigadier General John C. Kubinec, commander of Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. The partnership will co-locate Robins' 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group with Central Georgia Techni… Continue Reading


04.05.19

Senator David Perdue Speaks At Fort Valley State University

FORT VALLEY, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and Senate Agriculture Committee, today spoke at the Fort Valley State University 37th Annual Ham & Egg Legislative Breakfast. Senator Perdue was joined by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), and President of Fort Valley State University Dr. Paul Jones. Last year, Senator Perdue and Congressman David … Continue Reading


04.04.19

Air Force Chief: “ABMS is on track, and Robins is Going to Lead the Way.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today questioned General David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, on progress to bring the new Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) online. Last June, the Air Force announced that it will locate the new mission at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia. Senator Perdue continues to work with Air Force leadership, Robins, and the 21st Century Partnership to ensure th… Continue Reading


04.03.19

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Action To Speed Up Confirmations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Senate's action to speed up the confirmation process and end obstruction of President Trump's nominees. Since coming to the Senate, Senator Perdue has led efforts to make Congress work more efficiently and effectively in advancing important policies and funding the government on time. "Since President Trump was elected, we have witnessed historic obstructionism from Senate Democrats," said Senator Perdue. "One of the funda… Continue Reading


04.03.19

Senator David Perdue: This Is The Ultimate Political Hypocrisy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Fox News America's Newsroom to discuss his work to pass disaster relief in Congress. Earlier this week, Senate Democrats blocked a bipartisan disaster relief package that would have helped Georgia and other areas of the country recovering from recent natural disasters, including Puerto Rico. Click here to watch. Highlights: President Trump Backed Disaster Relief: "Farmers in the Southeast have been devastated by Hurricane Michael. … Continue Reading


04.03.19

Senator David Perdue Talks Disaster Relief & China Trade Negotiations On Bloomberg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Bloomberg TV to discuss the critical need to pass a disaster relief package and ongoing trade negotiations with China. Click here to watch. Highlights: Democrats Obstructing Disaster Relief: "This is the height of obstructionism. We could have given the Democrats everything they asked for in the disaster relief package, and they still would have found something to say no about. President Trump acquiesced and met them in the middle … Continue Reading


04.01.19

Senator David Perdue Slams Democrats For Blocking Disaster Relief Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor after Senate Democrats voted to block a disaster relief package for Georgia and other areas of the country recovering from recent natural disasters, including Puerto Rico. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Pure Partisan Politics: "What we just witnessed here on the floor of the United States Senate is nothing but pure partisan politics. Senate Democrats have blocked our disaster relief bill… Continue Reading


04.01.19

Senator David Perdue On Congress’ Failure To Pass Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Senate's failure to pass a bipartisan disaster relief package for Georgia and other areas of the country impacted by recent natural disasters, including Puerto Rico. "Washington has reached a new low," said Senator Perdue. "It's been nearly six months since Hurricane Michael ravaged Georgia and other states across the country, and Congress has failed to help the very people it claims to represent. President Trump reached a… Continue Reading


04.01.19

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Support For Disaster Relief Package

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's support for disaster relief for Georgia and other states impacted by recent natural disasters. "President Trump has been resolute in his support for the people of Georgia and other areas of our country who have been devastated by natural disasters, including Puerto Rico," said Senator Perdue. "It's unacceptable that Washington's intransigence continues to threaten the livelihoods of … Continue Reading


03.27.19

Senator David Perdue: No Collusion, No Obstruction…No Kidding

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Mornings with Maria to discuss conclusion of the Mueller investigation, the Green New Deal's failure in the Senate, and the need to rein in government spending. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Time To Legislate, Not Investigate: "No collusion, no obstruction…no kidding. That's what the President has been saying for two years. Let's be very clear - this is the false narrat… Continue Reading


03.27.19

Senator David Perdue Chairs First Seapower Subcommittee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Service Committee, today led his first hearing as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Seapower. Chairman Perdue will use his business experience to ensure the Pentagon is using resources in the most efficient and effective manner. Click here to watch Chairman Perdue's opening remarks. Chairman Perdue's Opening Remarks: This is my first public meeting as chairman of the Seapower Subcommittee. I'm humbled to be lea… Continue Reading


03.26.19

Senator David Perdue Calls On Colleagues To Support Disaster Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, spoke on the Senate floor to urge support for his bipartisan disaster relief package. Today, the Senate voted 90-10 to begin debate on the bipartisan disaster relief package he introduced with Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and other senators. Senators Perdue and Isakson have been fighting for disaster relief funding since Hurricane Michael devastated Georgia and other states last October. Click he… Continue Reading


03.26.19

Senator David Perdue: Green New Deal Is Nothing More Than A Socialist Wish List

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on the Green New Deal: "Our national debt topped $22 trillion last month, and some in Washington still refuse to accept the fact that we are in a full-blown crisis. The Green New Deal is nothing more than a Socialist wish list that could cost the American people tens of trillions of dollars and would crush our economy. Not a single Senate Democrat was willing to go on the record today in supp… Continue Reading


03.22.19

Senator David Perdue Applauds Trump Administration’s Commitment To Plant Vogtle

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded Secretary of Energy Rick Perry for visiting Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia, and reaffirming the Trump Administration's commitment to completing Vogtle Units 3 & 4. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Governor Brian Kemp also attended. In August, Senator Perdue toured construction on Vogtle Units 3 & 4 and invited Secretary Perry to visit the plant and see the value of the project firsthand. Today, the U.S. Departm… Continue Reading


03.21.19

Perdue, Kemp, Collins Join Vice President Pence At Atlanta ICE Briefing

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Governor Brian Kemp (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Doug Collins (R-GA-09) today joined Vice President Mike Pence at Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Atlanta Field Office to receive a briefing about the work of local ICE agents and the broader mission of border security. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "It was an honor to have Vice President Pence in Georgia today to hear directly from the brave men and women wh… Continue Reading


03.21.19

Senator David Perdue Honored By National Guard Youth Challenge Program

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) received the 2019 Challenge Champion Award for his support of the Georgia National Guard Youth Challenge Program. The National Guard Youth Challenge Program was formed in 1993 to counter the high school dropout crisis. The nationwide program provides free alternative education and structured discipline programs for at-risk youth between the ages of 16 and 18. Through the program, cadets have the opportunity to earn a GED or high school diploma. Cl… Continue Reading


03.20.19

Senator David Perdue Works To Combat Human Trafficking

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today visited the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) headquarters to receive a briefing from law enforcement on efforts to combat human trafficking. Senator Perdue also toured the Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit lab and visited a partnership between Wellspring Living and Crim High School. The Senator was joined by Attorney General Chris Carr, GBI Director Vic Reynolds, GBI Special Agent Debbie Garner, U.S. Attorney BJay Pak, DeKalb C… Continue Reading


03.15.19

Senator David Perdue Receives 2019 Inspirational Leader Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, received the Military Order of the Purple Heart's (MOPH) 2019 Inspirational Leader award for his work to protect the Purple Heart medal and enhance medical care for veterans. Senator Perdue's No Hero Left Untreated Act became law in December 2018. The Inspirational Leader award is given to one Member of Congress per year in recognition of outstanding leadership and legislative achievement. Cli… Continue Reading

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