Press Releases

02.27.18

Senator David Perdue Chosen For Joint Select Committee To Fix Budget Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, has been chosen as one of eight senators to serve on the bipartisan, bicameral Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform tasked with fixing Washington's broken budget process. "Since I first came to the United States Senate, I've called for changing this failed budget process, and this is our opportunity to finally get it done," said Senator Perdue. "Since the current budget pr… Continue Reading


02.27.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Fixing The Budget Process At Bipartisan Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) discuss Congress' broken budget process at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's First Annual Better Budget Process Summit. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Senator Perdue Highlights: Time For Change: "The budget process is broken. I've met people who actually voted for that bill in 1974 and they're calling for its revision today." Two And A Half Bills: "Of the 12 appropriations b… Continue Reading


02.21.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Reverend Billy Graham

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the passing of Reverend Billy Graham: "Reverend Graham was truly 'America's pastor.' Over his lifetime, he was instrumental in counseling numerous presidents through some of our nation's most difficult times. His work and dedication to Christ are an inspiration to many and will not soon be forgotten. Bonnie and I join the nation in lifting up the entire Graham family in prayer during this very difficult time." ### Senator Perdue … Continue Reading


02.20.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Budget & Infrastructure On Kudlow Radio Show

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Larry Kudlow on The Larry Kudlow Show to discuss how Congress is working to fix the broken budget process and the importance of investing in infrastructure priorities that will provide the greatest economic return. Click here to listen or click on the image below. Responding To Florida: "This was a tragedy. We've got to find a way to close the gaps in the FBI. I'm confident Director Wray will get to the bottom of this and close the loo… Continue Reading


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

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