Press Releases

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


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

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