Press Releases

05.15.18

Isakson, Perdue, Carter Push Ft. Stewart As Home To New Armored Brigade Combat Team

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (GA-01) are urging U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper to consider Fort Stewart as home to the U.S. Army's new 16th Armored Brigade Combat Team. "Fort Stewart is the premier power projection platform on the East Coast, and there is no place in the Army where it is less expensive for combat soldiers to live, train, and deploy. It maintains the largest base east of the Mississi… Continue Reading


05.11.18

Senator David Perdue: Jerusalem Is Unquestionably Israel’s Capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem, Israel on Monday: "Jerusalem is unquestionably Israel's capital, and it's past time the United States recognize that fact. I applaud President Trump for fulfilling yet another promise he made to the American people. After eight years of weak support from the Obama Administration, this president's actions send a powerful message to the world - t… Continue Reading


05.11.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Debt & Budget Realities At Fiscal Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, yesterday joined the Peterson Foundation's Fiscal Summit: Debt Matters and spoke with Washington Post's Erica Werner about the debt crisis, Congress' broken budget process, tax cuts, and working with President Trump. Click here or click on the image below to watch. Highlights: On The Broken Budget Process: "The federal government's budget process is so broken. We have to take a clean page approach.… Continue Reading


05.11.18

Senators Push To Avoid Last-Minute Funding Battles

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and 15 U.S. Senators including Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Steve Daines (R-MT), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Dean Heller (R-NV), Ron Johnson (R-WI), John Kennedy (R-LA), James Lankford (R-OK), Mike Lee (R-UT), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Roger Wicker (R-MS) are asking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to expedite floor consideration on funding bills and President Trump's n… Continue Reading


05.10.18

Senator David Perdue Meets With New Fort Benning Commanding General

COLUMBUS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after meeting last week with Major General Gary Brito, who was recently named Commanding General of the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning: To download a photo, click here or on the image below. "It was an honor to meet Major General Brito and welcome him back to Fort Benning and the Columbus region. Like thousands of our finest women and me… Continue Reading


05.09.18

Senator David Perdue Calls Out Complexities Within Current Budget Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) calls out the complexities of Congress' broken budget process during the second public hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Partisanship Not The Only Problem: "We've been trying pass a budget with 'kumbaya' for 44 years. It hasn't worked. Congress has only funded the government on time 4 times in 44 years since the 1974 Budget Act. This is not so… Continue Reading


05.09.18

ICYMI: Press Coverage Of Senator David Perdue’s Effort To Make Congress Work Again

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) led an event with the White House and conservative leaders to address Congress' current work pace on government funding and Senate Democrats' historic obstruction to the nominee confirmation process. Here is some selected news coverage of the event: "First, all of these nominations are backed up because of obstructionism from the Democrats. Second, we have to finish the 12 funding bills we have to do by the end of the fiscal year.… Continue Reading


05.08.18

Senator Perdue & Conservative Leaders: Let’s Make Congress Work For The American People

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) leads an effort with White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short, Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin, and Conservative Partnership Institute Chairman and former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint to expedite Congress' current work pace on government funding and the confirmation process. Last year, Senator Perdue led his colleagues in an effort to delay the Senate's scheduled August state work period so Congress could continue work… Continue Reading


05.08.18

Senator David Perdue: Iran Should Never Possess A Nuclear Weapon

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) on President Trump's action to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal: "President Trump is right to take strong action against Iran. The goal should be that Iran never possess a nuclear weapon, period. Rather than punish Iran for its illicit behavior, President Obama's weak agreement created a pathway for the rogue regime to develop a nuclear weapon due to its sunset clauses and inspection loopholes. In fact, this poorly-negotiated deal emboldene… Continue Reading


05.08.18

Senator David Perdue on Fox News: It’s Time To Make Congress Work Again

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Steve Doocy on Fox News Channel's Fox and Friends about his efforts to help expedite funding the federal government and confirming President Trump's nominees. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Historic Obstruction: "First, all of these nominations are backed up because of obstructionism from the Democrats. Second, we have to finish the 12 funding bills we have to do by the end of the fiscal year. We ha… Continue Reading


05.04.18

Senator Perdue & Congressman Ferguson Visit Aflac Employees

COLUMBUS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and U.S. Representative Drew Ferguson (R-GA-03) visit Aflac's World Headquarters in Columbus, Georgia to meet with employees about recent changes to the federal tax code. In response to savings from federal tax cuts, Aflac announced a $250 million increase in the company's overall U.S. investment, which included raising their 401(k) match for every employee. Click here to view photos. "It was great to see these changes to the tax code make it o… Continue Reading


05.02.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Savannah Plane Crash

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Air National Guard plane crash in Savannah: "News of today's plane crash in Savannah is devastating. There are no words for the victims' families and our military community as they mourn the lives of their loved ones. Thank you to all of the first responders who were on the scene immediately. We can never forget the sacrifices our women and men in uniform make to provide for our nati… Continue Reading


04.30.18

Senator David Perdue Addresses Georgia County Commissioners In Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday joined the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) in Savannah, Georgia for their annual conference to discuss issues that matter to their communities, including the debt crisis, tax reform, regulatory rollbacks, and national security. Click here to download photos. Click here to download b-roll video. "Georgia is setting an example for how Washington should work," said Senator Perdue. "With a balanced budget and low tax bu… Continue Reading


04.29.18

Senator David Perdue Comments on First-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 first quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth: "GDP growth this first quarter under President Trump is significantly higher than the average of all first quarters of the past three presidents. President Trump's economic agenda is working and setting the stage for very reasonable economic growth. Our country is past the tipping point in this debt crisis and economic growth like this … Continue Reading


04.29.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Budget Realities On Larry Kudlow Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday joined Stephen Moore on The Larry Kudlow Show to discuss the realities of Congress' failed budget process. Highlights: Ballooning Interest Payments: "This year the federal government will spend $50 billion more in interest because of the size of the debt. In five years, the government will pay more in interest on the debt than it does in defending our country." 20 Shutdowns: "Congress in its infinite wisdom has used 180 contin… Continue Reading


04.27.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Tax Cuts With Cox Communications Employees

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visits Cox Communications in Macon, Georgia to tour the facility and meet with employees about recent changes to the federal tax code. In response to savings from federal tax cuts, Cox Enterprises gave bonuses of up to $2,000 for non-executive employees. Click here to download photos. "Changing the tax code was the single greatest thing we could do to unleash economic growth in Georgia and across the country," said Senator Perdue. "Just last week … Continue Reading


04.27.18

Senator David Perdue Holds Farm Bill Round Table Discussion

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) holds a round table discussion about the 2018 Farm Bill at the University of Georgia's College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences in Tifton, Georgia. The discussion was moderated by Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and attended by Georgia farmers and industry leaders. Click here to download photos. "Agriculture is Georgia's largest economic driver and the lifeblood of our country. Growing up working on my family's farm, I s… Continue Reading


04.26.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Recognize 100 Years Of Excellence At Ft. Benning

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today introduced a Senate resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of Fort Benning. "Fort Benning's history in Georgia and the role it has played in our national security has been nearly immeasurable, and the role of the men and women who have trained or served at Fort Benning cannot be overstated," said Senator Isakson, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. "This Centennial resolution acknowledg… Continue Reading


04.26.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Senate Confirmation of Two U.S. Marshals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the Senate confirmation of two longtime law enforcement officers to fill two U.S. Marshal vacancies in Georgia. John Cary Bittick of Forsyth, GA, was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia and David L. Lyons of Savannah, GA, was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Georgia. Bittick is the sheriff of Monroe County, GA. He has more than four decades of law enforc… Continue Reading


04.26.18

Senator David Perdue: Mike Pompeo Will Make Our Country Proud

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to confirm Mike Pompeo as President Donald J. Trump's Secretary of State: "Mike Pompeo is highly qualified and will make our country proud as Secretary of State. Through years of service to our country, he has gained a deep understanding of the complex threats we face across the globe. President Trump is coming up on a critical meeting with North Korea and will need top-notch counsel as he tackles the challenges presented by ISIS, … Continue Reading

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