Press Releases

02.16.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Comment On Nominations Of Two U.S. Marshals For Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statements regarding President Trump's announcement of his intent to nominate two longtime law enforcement officers to fill two of Georgia's U.S. Marshal vacancies. President Trump intends to nominate John Cary Bittick of Forsyth, GA, as U.S. Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia and David L. Lyons of Savannah, GA, as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Georgia. "Our U.S. Marshals p… Continue Reading


02.15.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Immigration Votes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate's failure to pass the Secure and Succeed Act, which mirrors President Trump's bipartisan immigration framework: "Senate Democrats have shown their true colors. First, they shut down the government over DACA. Today, they had an opportunity to vote to provide certainty for 1.8 million DACA recipients and they voted no. Senate Democrats said they wanted a bipartisan solution, but really they don't. Senate Democrats said the… Continue Reading


02.15.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration Debate On PBS & NPR

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour and Ari Shapiro on NPR's All Things Considered about the Secure and Succeed Act, legislation he has co-sponsored that mirrors President Trump's immigration framework which resolves DACA, strengthens border security, eliminates the visa lottery, and ends extended-family chain migration. Click here to watch the PBS interview or click on the image below. Highlights: Growing Support: "We've had 30 ye… Continue Reading


02.15.18

Senator David Perdue: This Is A Reasonable Solution

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate about the Secure and Succeed Act, legislation he has co-sponsored that mirrors President Trump's immigration framework which resolves DACA, strengthens border security, eliminates the visa lottery, and ends extended-family chain migration. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Solves Problem: "President Trump, while offering a generous solution for DACA recipients, has proposed a s… Continue Reading


02.14.18

Senator David Perdue Asks OMB Director About SHEP Funding Specifics

WASHINGTON, D.C. - During a Senate Budget Committee hearing yesterday, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) asked Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney how the Trump Administration plans to prioritize infrastructure projects that provide the greatest return on investment, like the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project: Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: Senator Perdue: "In states like Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey… Continue Reading


02.13.18

Senators Perdue, Isakson, & Rep. Carter Invite Administration To Port Of Savannah

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA) invite President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to visit the Port of Savannah to see first-hand fastest-growing port in the country and learn more about the on-going expansion project. "The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is one of the most important infrastructure projects in the country with the largest return on investment of any project the Army Corps of … Continue Reading


02.13.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration & Debt On CNN

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Alisyn Camerota on CNN's New Day about the immigration debate in the U.S. Senate and our country's debt crisis. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Put Politics Aside: "This is a historic opportunity to finally fix this broken immigration system. The tenants laid out in the President's framework are all things both parties have supported at various times over the last 30 years. I hope we can put aside pa… Continue Reading


02.13.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration Latest On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson Tonight about the Secure and Succeed Act, legislation he has co-sponsored that mirrors President Trump's immigration framework which resolves DACA, strengthens border security, eliminates the visa lottery, and ends extended-family chain migration. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Continuing The Conversation: "This actually started a year ago when To… Continue Reading


02.13.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On President’s Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on the release of President Trump's budget for fiscal year 2019: "Since coming to the United States Senate, I've been warning that because of our debt crisis we are losing the right to do the right thing in funding our country's priorities. Last week's funding situation and this budget underscores just how broken our budget process has become. We have reached the point where if we do not make … Continue Reading


02.12.18

Senator David Perdue: President Trump Is Beginning To Rebuild Our Nation’s Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's plan to rebuild our nation's infrastructure: "When he was elected, President Trump said job one was growing the economy. In 2017, he focused on reducing regulations, unleashing our energy potential, and cutting taxes. In 2018, President Trump wants to move to immigration, trade, and infrastructure. He is now beginning to rebuild our nation's infrastructure. We need a smart approach to prioritize and leverage signi… Continue Reading


02.12.18

Senator David Perdue: Congress Has A Chance To Put Aside Partisanship

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Tom Cotton (R-AK), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and James Lankford (R-OK) today introduced the Secure and Succeed Act, legislation that mirrors President Trump's immigration framework which resolves DACA, strengthens border security, eliminates the visa lottery, and ends extended-family chain migration. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Reasonable Approach: "What we have right… Continue Reading


02.12.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Iran’s Attack On Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on Iran's attack on Israel over the weekend: "Israel is America's closest ally and security partner in the Middle East. Make no mistake, Israel has the absolute right to defend itself in the face of growing regional threats. Iran and Hezbollah are taking advantage of Syria's deterioration by controlling Syrian military bases and escalating violence on Israel's border. Iran's decision t… Continue Reading


02.11.18

Senators To Introduce Bill Mirroring President's Immigration Framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A group of U.S. Senators tomorrow will introduce a common-sense proposal aimed at providing legal certainty for undocumented children brought to the United States by their parents and preventing others from falling into the same legal limbo in the future. Their proposal, which mirrors the White House framework announced by President Trump, provides a generous opportunity for approximately 1.8 million DACA or DACA-eligible immigrants to earn citizenship while strengthening our … Continue Reading


02.09.18

Senator David Perdue Applauds Georgians Participating In 2018 Olympics

ATLANTA, GA - As the 2018 Winter Olympic Games begin in Pyeongchang, South Korea, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds and encourages the Georgia athletes representing Team USA. "Team USA's Olympic athletes are extremely impressive. Throughout their years of training, these athletes have overcome countless obstacles and demonstrated relentless dedication, courage, and perseverance. They are an inspiration to all Americans," said Senator Perdue. "Georgia is proud to be home to two of Te… Continue Reading


02.09.18

Senator David Perdue Applauds Agreement To Change Broken Budget Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds the formation of a Joint Select Committee to change Congress' broken budget process, something he has worked toward for years. Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan now have 14 days to appoint 16 people from both parties and both chambers to serve on the Joint Select Committee, which will then have until the end of the calendar year to draft changes to the budget process and present them to Congress for a vote. "The current budget process… Continue Reading


02.09.18

Senator David Perdue: Select Committee To Change Budget Process Finally Established

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate passing a government funding agreement that also establishes a select committee to change its broken budget process: "This funding agreement provides for our military to help recover from a decade of disinvestment but it also significantly adds to our national debt. We are past the tipping point in this debt crisis and it is costing us the ability to do the right thing. However, there is a silver lining in this plan. It … Continue Reading


02.07.18

Growing Number Of Georgia Businesses, Workers Benefiting From Tax Cuts

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted a growing number of Georgia businesses and workers who are seeing a positive impact from the historic tax cuts signed into law only seven weeks ago. More than 3 million Americans have already received bonuses, wage hikes or 401(k) match increases, including Georgia employees at the businesses below (listed alphabetically): Aflac (Columbus, GA) - Increased 401(k) match from 50 percent to 100 percent on th… Continue Reading


02.01.18

Senator David Perdue Speaks With PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour about an array of issues that lie ahead in 2018. Click here or on the image below to watch the full interview. Highlights: Infrastructure Investments: "The only way Chuck Schumer is going to get infrastructure financing done without including private companies is by creating more taxes, and we know what that does to the economy. We've got examples right now, like Power Africa. The U.S. State Depart… Continue Reading


01.31.18

Senator David Perdue Reacts To State Of The Union On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Fox Business Network's The Intelligence Report and Mornings With Maria about President Trump's first State of the Union address. Click here or on the image below to watch the full interview. Highlights from The Intelligence Report: The Outsider Effect: "It takes someone outside of Washington to get all of this done. That is why the Washington establishment, in particular the Democratic establishment, doesn't know what to make of… Continue Reading


01.30.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s State Of The Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) made the following statement after President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to the nation: "Tonight, President Trump delivered a message of optimism that all Americans need to hear. Overall, the president's first year in office has been nothing short of a huge success. The results speak for themselves. The economy is on the cusp of a turnaround, we've had two quarters of 3% growth, Americans are seeing the benefits of th… Continue Reading

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