Press Releases


Senator David Perdue: Speed Up The Confirmation Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee yesterday took action to speed up debate time on executive and judicial nominees. U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator James Lankford (R-OK) in supporting this effort to eliminate the gridlock stalling confirmations. "For the last year, Democrats have done all they can to draw out the nominations process in order to delay the Senate from working on real issues. At this rate, President Trump will never have a full t… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: Mike Pompeo Is The Right Person For The Job

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) meets with President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo: Click here to download photos. "Mike Pompeo is immensely qualified to serve as America's chief diplomat. He has already earned President Trump's confidence, and as CIA Director, he understands the multifaceted global security crisis better than anybody. He is fully prepared to keep up President Trump's campaign of maximum pressure on North Korea and has a de… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: No One Wants North Korea To Have Nuclear Capabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Larry Kudlow Show to discuss how President Trump's policy is bringing North Korea to the negotiating table. Highlights: Clear Message: "The message is becoming clear to Kim Jong-un that he's been isolated by sanctions and no one in the modern world wants North Korea to have a nuclear capabilities." Diplomacy First: "Secretary Mattis said it best when he said we are going to exhaust every diplomatic effort before we result to any… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: We Need All Hands On Deck

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) urges the U.S. Senate to tackle the national debt crisis and Congress' broken budget process. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: All Hands On Deck: "In business, if you get into a crisis like this, it's all hands on deck because it's about survival. I would argue it's about time for that in Congress." Past The Tipping Point: "The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just last week came out with their new forecast fo… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: No Way To Run A Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Georgia radio shows and The Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss the United States' relationship with various foreign countries, and Congress' failure to meet its first budget deadline on April 15. Highlights: Dependable Ally: "What we're trying to do now is reengage with the rest of the world. I've been in conversations with President Trump about this, and having lived in Europe and Asia and worked all over the world, I've got a perspective … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue on Hugh Hewitt: This Is No Way To Run A Railroad

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss Senate Democrats' efforts to stall the nominations process. Highlights: No Way To Run A Railroad: "Most of these government departments right now only have half of their direct reports. The first three or four layers of their organizations are empty or filled with acting personnel. That's no way to run a railroad." Shortening Debate: "This is the first time in U.S. history - in over 230 years - that t… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Atlanta Selection As Finalist For U.S. Army Futures Command

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the announcement by U.S. Army senior leaders that Atlanta would advance to additional consideration as home to its new Futures Command. U.S. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy announced the list of the final contenders in a letter sent on April 17, 2018, to the leadership of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees. In his letter, McCarthy cites the Army's desire to locate the command "near leadi… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: CFPB’s Wild Goose Chase Should End Immediately

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, on undoing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) auto-lending regulation: "Yet again, the unaccountable CFPB is abusing its access to consumer data. In its most recent act of incompetence, the CFPB is actually trying to infer race from a race-blind application. The CFPB's wild goose chase over auto loan discrimination should never have been allowed by the previous Director and it should en… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: There’s No Higher Calling For The United States Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday called out the realities of Congress' failed budget process during the first public hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Failed Process: "There's no higher calling for the United States Congress than to finally face up to the failure of the 1974 Budget Act, take a clean-page approach, and finally, once and for all, develop a… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Comments On Former First Lady Barbara Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush: "Bonnie and I join the nation in mourning the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Barbara's faith, her love for her family, and commitment to our nation inspired us all. She made a lasting impression on countless lives through her work on education and literacy programs. Barbara will be missed greatly, and we are sending our heartfelt prayers to President George H.W. Bush and the e… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: This Is A Mega Turnaround

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor to recognize Tax Day and the positive impact that tax cuts are having in Georgia and across the country. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Greatest Thing We Can Do: "Changing the tax code was the single greatest thing we could do to unleash economic growth this year, and we're just getting started." Economic Rebound: "After eight years of the lowest economic growth in U.S. history, we… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Talks Trade Negotiations On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Becky Quick and Joe Kernen on CNBC's Squawk Box about ongoing trade negotiations and his recent trip to China and South Korea to examine the future of trade in the region. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Getting China's Attention: "We recently met with some of the top leaders in China. They are very serious about dealing with the United States and growing their economy. This is a country that's on t… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Approval of Georgia ‘Opportunity Zones’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the approval of 260 'Qualified Opportunity Zones' in Georgia. Qualified Opportunity Zones were created by Congress in the recently enacted tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and are designed to help spur economic growth in underserved communities by giving special tax treatment to distressed areas designated by the governors of each state. "One of the many benefits to tax reform has been the … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: Assad’s Inhumane Actions Will Not Be Tolerated

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's response to Syria's chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians, and urges the United Nations to prevent Syria from taking its turn as president of the Conference on Disarmament, the UN body that produced the Chemical Weapons Convention. "Chemical attacks against innocent children and civilians are horrific and totally unacceptable. Assad must know his inhumane a… Continue Reading


Senators Call For Action To Halt North Korea-Syria Chemical Weapons Coordination

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), John Kennedy (R-LA), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Pat Toomey (R-PA) are asking the Trump Administration to stop a Syria-North Korea sanctions evasion scheme and North Korean efforts to advance Syria's chemical weapons technology. "We write to you to express our deep concern regarding a recent United Nations Panel of Experts report that connects North Korea to the Syrian g… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: Changes To Tax System Are Working

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's Rose Garden speech about the positive results we are seeing from historic tax cuts enacted this year: "It's refreshing to see President Trump talk directly to Americans about the positive changes he's making to grow our economy. They're definitely working. When President Trump took office, he established job one was to grow the economy. To do that, he worked with Congress to focus on three things: reducing unneces… Continue Reading


CFPB Admits To Collecting & Compromising Americans’ Financial Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, asks Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney about the government agency's financial data collection habits and recent security breaches. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Hundreds Of Breaches Senator Perdue: "I just got back from China and talked to two of the largest market cap companies in the world, Tencent and Alibaba. They are collecting data, and in… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: It’s Time Politicians Get Serious About Balancing Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. House of Representatives' upcoming vote on a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution: "One of the first things I introduced when I got to the United States Senate was a Balanced Budget Amendment. Forty-five states, including Georgia, are required to balance their budgets every single year, and Washington needs to do the same thing. It's about time politicians get serious about balancing the budget without any gimmick… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Praise Passage of Senate Resolution Honoring Zell Miller

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today praised the Senate passage of a resolution they offered honoring the life of former U.S. Senator and Georgia Governor Zell Miller. Miller passed away on March 23, 2018, in Young Harris, GA, at the age of 86. The resolution, S.Res.454, details the life and contributions Miller made to our state and nation. Both senators have spoken about the profound impact Miller had on Georgians. Isakson spoke on the floor of… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Praise Georgia Judge’s Nomination To Federal Bench

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the announcement by President Trump of his intent to nominate Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt C. Grant, of Atlanta, to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta. "Britt Grant has served our state and nation with distinction in her roles on the Georgia Supreme Court, as solicitor general in the Georgia attorney general's office and in various positions in the George W. Bush… Continue Reading

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