Press Releases

08.28.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Confirmation of Baker to U.S. District Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applaud the Senate confirmation of Judge R. Stan Baker, of St. Simons Island, GA, to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The Senate approved his nomination by voice vote. "Judge Stan Baker is a great and talented Georgian who is well-qualified for this position. His work as a litigator and his service on the bench have provided him with a deep grasp of legal procedure, and his… Continue Reading


08.27.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Statement On Nomination Of Boulee To Northern District Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statements regarding President Trump's announcement of his intent to nominate Judge J.P. Boulee of Decatur, Georgia, to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta: "In addition to his service on the Superior Court, Judge Boulee has served our country in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps and as an attorney," said Senator Isakson. "H… Continue Reading


08.27.18

Senator David Perdue Hosts Georgia Military Advisory Meeting

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today held his second annual Strategic Military Advisory Group meeting. Senator Perdue was joined by former Secretary of the Navy William L. Ball, III, Major General Arnold Punaro, former Staff Director of the Senate Armed Services Committee under then-Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA), and leaders from each of Georgia's military communities. "Georgia's role in our national defense cannot be overstated," said… Continue Reading


08.27.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Breakthrough In US-Mexico Trade Talks

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the preliminary trade agreement reached between the United States and Mexico: "President Trump is focused on getting results and creating a more level playing field with the rest of the world. I am very encouraged by the breakthroughs made in trade negotiations with Mexico, and hopeful Canada will come back to the table. Our economy has evolved in the past 24 years since NAFTA was signed. The Trump Administration is working to get a b… Continue Reading


08.25.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senator John McCain

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the passing of U.S. Senator John McCain: "American patriot is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of John McCain. He dedicated his life to serving the country he loved so much and for that we will be eternally grateful. His wit, wisdom, and leadership will be missed in the United States Senate - especially on the Armed Services Committee. Bonnie and I send our heartfelt prayers to Cindy, their children, and the entire McCa… Continue Reading


08.24.18

Senator David Perdue Seeks Answers After Report Of Dangerous Lead Levels At Fort Benning

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, seeks answers following a Reuters report on August 16 detailing lead poisoning and dangerous lead levels in housing on U.S. Army installations, including Georgia's Fort Benning: Friday, August 17 - Senator Perdue was joined by U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Mark Warner (D-VA) in sending a letter to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper raising concerns about the report. "We w… Continue Reading


08.24.18

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Celebrates 25th Anniversary Of Perdue Elementary

WARNER ROBINS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared the following video recognizing the 25th anniversary of David A. Perdue Elementary School, which was named after his father, David A. Perdue Sr., in August 1993. Mr. Perdue was a longtime educator and served as Superintendent of the Houston County School System for nearly 20 years. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: "I'm David Perdue, the junior United States Senator from Georgia. David A. Perdue Sr. was my fa… Continue Reading


08.23.18

Senator David Perdue: The Goal Is To Get The Entire Job Done

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on passage of the third package of 2019 funding bills, including critical defense funding: "Today, the Senate funded critical defense priorities to strengthen our military's capabilities and provide long-term certainty for our men and women in uniform. With this funding package, Congress will have completed 90 percent of the federal government's discretionary funding for next year. This is a step forward, but it's still not good enoug… Continue Reading


08.23.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Seek Answers About Dangerous Lead Levels On Military Bases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), and a bipartisan group of senators filed an amendment to the FY19 defense funding bill in response to a recent report about lead poisonings and dangerous lead levels in housing on U.S. Army installations that is potentially endangering military families. The amendment would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the monitoring and remediation of lead and verifiable compliance with l… Continue Reading


08.21.18

Senator David Perdue Introduces Warner Robins General In Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, introduced the Honorable Robert McMahon, of Warner Robins, Georgia, nominee to be Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment, in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Click here to watch, and click here to download a photo. Transcript: "It is my high honor to introduce a friend of mine, the Honorable Robert (Bob) McMahon, to serve as the first Assistant Se… Continue Reading


08.21.18

Senator David Perdue: Prioritizing America’s Energy Independence

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds the Trump Administration's action to replace Obama-era energy regulations with the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) proposal: "Prioritizing America's energy independence is a key component of President Trump's plan to get the economy going again. Low cost energy is essential to keeping us competitive with other countries. By rolling back stifling, Obama-era regulations, the Trump Administration is giving power back to the States to decid… Continue Reading


08.21.18

Senator David Perdue To ICE Heroes: We Appreciate What You Do

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Shannon Bream on Fox News @ Night to discuss the critical role U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) plays in our national security. Click here to watch. Highlights: Backing Heroes Of ICE: "President Trump's message to the men and women of ICE is very clear: We have your backs, and we appreciate what you do." Extreme Obstructionism: "The Democrats have taken such an extreme position [to abolish ICE] that's not in line with … Continue Reading


08.21.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Trade, Funding & National Security On Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins David Westin and Shery Ahn on Bloomberg TV live from the White House to discuss trade, government funding, the debt crisis, and the critical role U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) plays in our national security. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Honoring Heroes Of ICE: "The men and women of ICE put their lives on the line every day. About one million people a day cross our borders in one fashion or a… Continue Reading


08.20.18

Senator David Perdue Stands With Heroes Of ICE & Border Patrol At White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) participated in a panel discussion at the White House about the critical role U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) play in our national security. Following the panel, Senator Perdue joined President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Secretary of Homeland Security Nielsen in saluting ICE and CBP officers. Last month, Senator Perdue introduced a Senate resolution supporting ICE. Click here to wa… Continue Reading


08.17.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Ask Army For Plan To Address Dangerous Lead Levels

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today sent a letter along with Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) to the secretary of the U.S. Army raising concerns over a recent report about lead poisonings and dangerous lead levels in housing on U.S. Army installations, including Fort Benning, Georgia, which are endangering military families. "We write to you today concerned about recent reports of lead poisoning at a number of Army installations. … Continue Reading


08.17.18

Senators To Fed: Provide Real Relief For Midsized Banks Immediately

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, is joined by his colleagues, U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), James Lankford (R-OK), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Mike Rounds (R-SD), in urging the Federal Reserve to provide immediate regulatory relief for regional banks that do not pose a systemic risk to our financial system. The recent enacted Dodd-Frank Relief Act raised the asset threshold to $250 billion for… Continue Reading


08.16.18

Senator David Perdue: Getting Close Is Not Good Enough

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) speaks on the Senate floor to encourage his colleagues to pick up the work pace in order to fund the government before the end of the fiscal year, September 30: Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: What It's Really About: "This was never about staying here in August. It was only about two things. It was about trying to use every day to get as many nominees confirmed as we could, and to fund the government by the end of t… Continue Reading


08.16.18

Senator David Perdue Speaks In Support Of Judge Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) speaks in support of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court: Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Accomplished Jurist: "Judge Kavanaugh is an accomplished, experienced jurist with over 300 published opinions. More than 50 Circuit Court opinions cite one of his concurrences or dissents, and the Supreme Court has actually endorsed his opinions more than a dozen times." Years Of Service: "Judg… Continue Reading


08.15.18

Senator David Perdue: “1200 in 12” Will Bring New Jobs To Robins AFB

WARNER ROBINS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Brigadier General John Kubinec, commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, in announcing the "1200 in 12" initiative to hire 1,200 new employees at Robins Air Force Base in the next 12 months. Click here to download photos. "Growing up in Warner Robins, I learned early on what an important role Robins Air Force Base plays in our national defense," said Senator Perdue, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. "Robin… Continue Reading


08.13.18

President Trump Signs Major Defense Bill Into Law

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump signing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law today: "Today, President Trump signed the defense bill that will deliver the tools our armed forces need to protect Americans at home and abroad. President Trump has shown he is committed to modernizing our capabilities and ensuring the United States has the strongest military in the world. Earlier this year, … Continue Reading

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