Press Releases

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


01.30.18

Senator David Perdue Pushes Conservative Approach To Solving Immigration Problems

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Laura Ingraham on Fox News Channel's The Ingraham Angle about President Trump's immigration framework. Click here or on the image below to watch the full interview. Highlights: Starting Point: "A year ago, Tom Cotton and I started with a very conservative approach to solve the legal immigration problem once and for all. We warned about the visa lottery and we said we needed an end to chain migration." Americans Agree: "Two-thir… Continue Reading


01.29.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration Framework On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with Steve Doocy on Fox News Channel's Fox and Friends about President Trump's immigration framework. Click here or on the image below to watch the full interview. Highlights: Aligning With Americans: "The President has been instinctive all along with the American people. This immigration framework he laid out last week is in total alignment with what the American people want." Moving The Ball Forward: "The President has hit a… Continue Reading


01.27.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Tax & Immigration On Kudlow Radio Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Larry Kudlow on The Larry Kudlow Show to discuss how President Trump's agenda has been instinctively in line with the American people, particularly on tax and immigration. Click here to listen or click on the image below. Starting Point: "A year ago, Tom Cotton and I started the conversation about fixing our legal immigration system, when we introduced the RAISE Act. This would move us to a merit-based immigration system, similar to … Continue Reading


01.26.18

Senator David Perdue Congratulates Blue Ridge Student On Graduation From Senate Page Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today attended Evelyn Doss's graduation ceremony from the United States Senate Page Program. Evelyn is a high school junior from Blue Ridge, Georgia, and the first page Senator Perdue has appointed to the program. Click here to download a high-resolution image. "Congratulations to Evelyn on her graduation from the Senate Page Program," said Senator Perdue. "During her time in our nation's capital, Evelyn witnessed many historic moments, sho… Continue Reading


01.26.18

Senator David Perdue: We Must Stand In Solidarity To Protect The Unborn

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the United States Senate's action to bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to the Senate floor for a vote: "Just last week, Georgians and Americans from all over the country traveled to our nation's capital to express their support for protecting the unborn. We have a moral obligation to fight on behalf of those who can't fight for themselves. As a father and grandfather, I have witnessed the miracle of life and cannot… Continue Reading


01.25.18

Senator David Perdue On White House Immigration Framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the immigration framework released by the White House today: "The White House framework is something that both Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate should be eager to support. We all want a good deal, and here it is." ### Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term in the United States Senate, where he represents Georgia on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture … Continue Reading


01.24.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Immigration Latest On Georgia Radio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined multiple Georgia radio shows across the state to provide an update on ongoing immigration discussions. Highlights Totally Irresponsible: "The Senate Democrats overplayed their hand. The funding deal that was offered to them on Friday is the same deal they took on Tuesday, and the Schumer Shutdown totally misread the American people. Americans see this as totally irresponsible, as do I." Majority Want Border Security: "T… Continue Reading


01.24.18

New Poll Shows Americans Support President Trump’s Immigration Policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Steve Doocy on Fox News Channel's Fox and Friends about a new poll showing that Americans overwhelmingly support President Trump's efforts to fix our legal immigration system, including increasing border security, eliminating the outdated visa lottery, ending chain migration, and resolving the DACA situation. Click here or on the image below to watch the full interview. Highlights: Misreading The American People: "The Schum… Continue Reading


01.22.18

Senator David Perdue Supports National School Choice Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and others to introduce a resolution declaring January 22-26, 2018 as National School Choice Week. "One of my first jobs was at a Head Start program helping kids learn to read, and both of my parents were schoolteachers, so ensuring students have access to a quality education has always been very important to me," said Senator Perdue. "Parents, teachers, and administrators all know that Washington's one-size-fit… Continue Reading


01.22.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On End Of Schumer Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) made the following statement after Senate Democrats agreed to end the Schumer Shutdown and reopen the federal government: "It is ridiculous that we were ever in the Schumer Shutdown in the first place. I'm glad to see that Senate Democrats came to their senses and stopped this nonsense. It is frustrating that this is the same proposal that was offered to them days ago before they decided to shut down the government over immigration. Senate De… Continue Reading


01.20.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On The Schumer Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) made the following statement after Senate Democrats voted to shut down the federal government: "This Schumer Shutdown is absolutely ridiculous. It is totally irresponsible for the Democrats to use government funding as a bargaining chip. Democrats have created a false deadline by trying to tie illegal immigration to government funding. As I've consistently said, these are two totally different issues and should be dealt with separately. Ever … Continue Reading


01.19.18

Senator David Perdue: All Life Is Worth Protecting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the annual March for Life in our nation's capital: "It is inspiring to see so many Georgians in our nation's capital today marching to protect unborn life," said Senator Perdue. "March for Life makes a powerful statement to our country's leaders and the world: all life is worth protecting. We have a moral obligation to fight for those who can't fight for themselves, and I will continue working alongside these Georgians marching tod… Continue Reading


01.18.18

Senator David Perdue: Holding Our Military Hostage Is No Way To Govern

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor to reiterate that funding the government and solving the DACA situation are two entirely different issues, with two separate deadlines, and should not be tied together as one. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Only In Washington: "It is absolutely ridiculous that we're in the fourth month of this fiscal year, in the middle of January, and we still haven't funded the government for the balance of th… Continue Reading


01.18.18

Senator David Perdue Votes To Further Counterterrorism Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services Committee, comments on the Senate's action to allow U.S. intelligence agencies to continue collecting communications data on any foreign power or agent engaged in espionage or terrorism: "The world is more dangerous than any time in my life. Now more than ever, we must remain vigilant in protecting the homeland. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is a vital intelligence tool that helps further our counter… Continue Reading


01.17.18

Grassley, Cotton, Perdue: Latest Immigration Plan leaves Key Concerns Unresolved

WASHINGTON - Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue today made the following comments regarding the Durbin-Graham-Flake immigration proposal, which fails to adequately address border security, enforcement, chain migration and diversity visas, while expanding legal status to immigrants who knowingly violated immigration law. "The Durbin-Graham-Flake proposal would do nothing to solve the underlying problem in our current immigration system. It… Continue Reading


01.14.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration Latest On Fox News & ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Trish Regan on Fox News Channel's Sunday Morning Futures and George Stephanopoulos on ABC's This Week about recent meetings at the White House to fix the legal immigration system. Click here or on the image below to watch the Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures interview. Highlights from Sunday Morning Futures Negotiating A Deal: "The President has been very clear that any solution to DACA must include border security, including t… Continue Reading

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