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Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s Border Security Proposal

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's proposal to fund border security and resolve the partial government funding situation: "President Trump again spoke directly to the American people about the national security crisis at our southern border. The President has listened to both sides and is still willing to compromise. All members of Congress should take this proposal seriously. However, some Senate Democrats' rejection of the proposal before even hearing… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: We Have A Moral Obligation To Protect The Unborn

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the annual March for Life in our nation's capital: "Georgians and Americans from across the country are joining together in our nation's capital and marching to protect unborn life. Like the hundreds of thousands of March for Life participants, I believe we have a moral obligation to promote a culture that values life and protects the innocent. As a father and grandfather, I consider every child a blessing. I sincerely hope that ev… Continue Reading


Perdue, Ernst, Lankford Call For No Recess Until Government Funding Process Completed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following years of Congress's repeated failure to fully fund the federal government on time, U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and James Lankford (R-OK), are taking action to prohibit members of Congress from leaving Washington if they fail to complete the funding process on time. "Congress should be held to the same standards of people in the real world," said Senator Perdue. "Washington's broken funding process has created a dysfunctional cycle of cont… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Highlights Democrat Hypocrisy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss government funding and the critical need for border security. Click here to watch. Highlights: National Security Crisis: "We have a national security crisis. President Trump is the first president of the last five that is standing up and going to the mat to defend America." Political Self-Interest: "The dysfunction in this town is unconscionable. It's unbelievable that Congress is still trying to … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Congratulates Governor Brian Kemp

ATLANTA, GA - After attending the inaugural ceremony, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) congratulates Governor Brian Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and other statewide constitutional officers on being sworn in: Click here or on the image below to download a photo. "This is a big day for Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "Governor Kemp will continue the legacy of Governors Sonny Perdue and Nathan Deal that made Georgia the best state in the country in which to do business. Governor Kemp … Continue Reading


Senators Perdue, Isakson Congratulate American Farm Bureau On 100th Anniversary

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduce a Senate resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation and celebrating its long history representing farmers across the United States. "For the past 100 years, the American Farm Bureau has been a champion for farmers and rural communities across the country," said Senator Perdue. "Agriculture is Georgia's number one industry and a major reason why our state continues to be… Continue Reading


Isakson, Perdue, Loudermilk Introduce Legislation to Expand Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), today announced they have reintroduced legislation in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to add eight acres of land to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Kennesaw, Georgia. The expansion would include the historic Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and the additional acreage is expected to be donated to the park. "Expanding the Kennesaw M… Continue Reading


Isakson, Perdue, Bishop, Loudermilk, Scott Reintroduce Legislation to Create National Historical Park in Middle Georgia

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and David Perdue (R-GA), along with U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), and Austin Scott (R-GA-08), today announced they are continuing their efforts to expand and preserve the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia for future generations. The members reintroduced the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act to expand the current Ocmulgee National Monument from 702 acres to appr… Continue Reading


Middle Georgia Named 2019 Great American Defense Community

WARNER ROBINS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, congratulates Middle Georgia on being one of five communities across the country named to the 2019 class of Great American Defense Communities by the Association of Defense Communities. The award recognizes the overall support that communities and regions in the United States provide to service members and military families. Senator Perdue shared a video message at an event in Warner Robins … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: This Is About National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins David Westin on Bloomberg TV to discuss President Trump's address to the nation and the critical need for border security funding. Click here to watch. Highlights: Secure Our Borders: "The American people expect us to get this done. What you saw last night is the people's President talking directly to them about what needs to be done to secure our borders." Act Like Adults: "We have a national security crisis on the southern bord… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Continues Push For Constitutional Term Limits

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) continues push for a Constitutional Amendment to impose term limits on Members of Congress. "We need more citizen legislators, not career politicians. The rise of career politicians has created the constant gridlock crippling Washington," said Senator Perdue. "Term limits for Members of Congress are long overdue and still one on my top priorities in the United States Senate. As the outsider in the belly of the beast, I firmly believe term limits wi… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Announces Committee Assignments For 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) announces he will continue serving on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees in the 116th Congress. Senator Perdue's role on these influential committees puts him at the intersection of solving our national debt and global security crises. On the Armed Services Committee, Senator Perdue fully supports our national defense priorities: "The women and men who serve in uniform represent the very best of America. It is… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Senate Confirmation Of Yeager As U.S. Marshal

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) applauded the Senate confirmation of Michael C. Yeager of Moreland, Georgia as U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Georgia on Wednesday. "Sheriff Yeager has decades of experience in many facets of law enforcement, and his wisdom and expertise in the field will serve him well as U.S. Marshal," said Senator Isakson. "The Senate has made a wise decision, and I congratulate Sheriff Yeager on his new role and thank him … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: 2018 In Photos

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shares highlights from 2018: Click here to download the full gallery. 1. March 29, 2018 - Standing on the Broken Bridge in Dandong, China and looking across to North Korea. 2. May 10, 2018 - Discussing the debt crisis with Washington Post's Erica Werner at the Peterson Foundation's Fiscal Summit. 3. May 15, 2018 - Urging the Senate to cancel its scheduled August recess in order to confirm President Trump's nominees and … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: This Is The Second Schumer Shutdown This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the U.S. Senate floor about the second Schumer Shutdown and ongoing negotiations to fully fund the federal government, including critical funding for border protection and disaster relief. Currently, most of the government remains open and essential services continue, including: federal law enforcement, TSA screening, payments to veterans, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP benefits, and USPS mail delivery. Click here or on the image belo… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: President Trump Is Willing To Negotiate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Fox News to discuss this morning's White House meeting with President Trump and the funding package that includes border security and disaster relief for Georgia. Click here to watch. Transcript: "We heard a President today that's willing to negotiate, and we've also seen that over the last five to seven days. This is all about the Democrats actually backing up from negotiated agreements that they've had in the last week. The Presi… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: It's Time To Get The Job Done

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) encourages his Senate colleagues to support the funding package that now includes $5 billion for the border wall and $8 billion for disaster relief... Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Talks Funding & Trade on CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC’s Squawk Box to discuss the economy and Washington’s failure to fully fund the government on time. Click here to watch.   Highlights: Funding Failure: “This is another example of the total irresponsibility and dysfunction in Washington. This is the end of the first quarter. We’re still talking about the funding for the last fiscal year. This should have been done on September 30th. We have 75% of the federal government’s discret… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: Another Continuing Resolution Is Totally Unacceptable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the U.S. Senate floor about Congress again failing to fully fund the federal government or address much-needed disaster relief funding. Click here to watch. Highlights: Absolute Embarrassment: "The U.S. Senate should have already fully funded the federal government's discretionary budget by September 30 of this year. That was three months ago." 186th Continuing Resolution: "This will be the 186th continuing resolution that Congr… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Supports Bipartisan First Step Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) votes for the improved version of the First Step Act: "The improved First Step Act will make our federal criminal justice system fairer to all Americans, while maintaining severe deterrents to criminal behavior. After working closely with the Trump Administration to make several improvements to the bill, I am proud to cosponsor the First Step Act. President Trump and Chairman Grassley have led this good faith effort to bring equity and reason … Continue Reading

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