Press Releases

02.05.20

Senator David Perdue Votes To Acquit President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to acquit President Trump and end the Senate impeachment trial: "In America, we believe in the rule of law, due process, and innocent until proven guilty. Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives violated every single one of those precepts by using impeachment as a partisan political weapon, which Alexander Hamilton warned against. For Democrats, this impeachment process was never about finding the truth or protecting the rep… Continue Reading


02.05.20

Senator David Perdue Talks State Of The Union & Senate Impeachment Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business' "Mornings with Maria" to react to President Trump's State of the Union address and discuss the U.S. Senate's upcoming vote to acquit President Trump and end the impeachment trial. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Presidential Discipline: "It was a remarkable speech, but the most remarkable thing to me is actually what President Trump didn't say. Here's the President of th… Continue Reading


02.04.20

Senator David Perdue: President Trump’s First Term Will Be Defined By Economic Success

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) responds to President Donald J. Trump's third State of the Union address to the nation: "While Democrats have spent the last three years investigating and denying the results of the 2016 election, President Trump has led the greatest economic turnaround in U.S. history. President Trump's first term will be defined by record low unemployment, over 7 million new jobs, and the highest middle-class income this country has seen. Right now, African-… Continue Reading


02.04.20

Senator David Perdue: Democrats Used Impeachment As Partisan Political Weapon

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor to highlight the illegitimacy of the U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment articles and urge his colleagues to vote to acquit President Trump. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Democrats' True Motive: "This current impeachment process has never been about the truth, justice, or the rule of law. For my colleagues across the aisle, it is about overturning the 2016 election, taking th… Continue Reading


01.31.20

Senator David Perdue Comments On Impeachment Witness Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined a majority of the U.S. Senate in opposing a motion to invite additional witnesses and evidence in the impeachment proceedings: "The Founders were crystal clear: the U.S. Senate is charged to rule on articles of impeachment, not to continue the U.S. House's investigations. The burden of proof falls solely on the House Managers. After six days of presentation from both sides and 180 questions asked over two days from all U.S. Senato… Continue Reading


01.30.20

Senator David Perdue Questions SOUTHCOM Commander On Rising Chinese Influence

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees, today questioned Admiral Craig Faller, Commander of U.S. Southern Command, about China's rising influence in South America. Click here to watch the exchange. Senator Perdue: "With regard to South America, China has already invested in 56 ports. I'm worried about two things right now directly. In Argentina, the Georgia National Guard is a partner down there. Tell us a… Continue Reading


01.30.20

Senator David Perdue: Impeachment Has Shut Down The U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Sandra Smith on "America's Newsroom" to discuss the latest on the U.S. Senate's impeachment trial. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Flawed Process: "This is a flawed process. The articles that were sent to us from the U.S. House are nothing more than fruit from the poisonous tree. The process in the House was illegitimate. They denied the President due process. The Democrats have come over to the Senate. They'v… Continue Reading


01.29.20

Senator David Perdue: Bolton Wouldn’t Change Outcome Of Impeachment Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Shannon Bream on "Fox News at Night" to discuss the U.S. Senate's impeachment trial and President Trump's new Middle East peace plan. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Ultimate Shutdown: "The reason the Founders set the investigation phase in the U.S. House of Representatives is because they can handle it in committee without shutting the House down. This Senate impeachment trial is the ultimate government shut… Continue Reading


01.25.20

Senator David Perdue: President Trump Can Finally Present His Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last night, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Laura Ingraham on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" to discuss the latest developments in the U.S. Senate's impeachment trial. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Hypocrisy: "For the past week, I've been listening to the House Managers come over to the U.S. Senate and lecture to us about being complicit in a cover-up and call the President's defense team liars right out of the gate. The hypocrisy is just … Continue Reading


01.22.20

Senator Perdue on Fox News: “These articles are the fruit of a poisonous tree”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) caught up with Bill Hemmer on Fox News to discuss the latest developments in the Senate impeachment trial. Click here to watch the interview. Highlights: House Managers' Hypocrisy: "I'm outraged at the hypocrisy of the House managers who have come over to the U.S. Senate to lecture us on fairness and due process after they gave us the fruit of a poisonous tree in these two illegitimate articles." Do Their Job: "This is clearly an illegiti… Continue Reading


01.21.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Impeachment Trial On Hugh Hewitt Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss the U.S. Senate's upcoming impeachment trial. Click here to listen to the interview. Highlights: All Politics: "For Democrats, this has nothing to do with finding the truth or protecting the Republic. This is all about undoing the 2016 election, affecting the 2020 presidential election, and gaining the majority in the U.S. Senate." Illegitimate Process: "I wanted to vote to dismiss upon receipt of … Continue Reading


01.19.20

Senator David Perdue On Meet The Press: Senate Will Have A Fair Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Chuck Todd on NBC's Meet the Press to discuss impeachment and the upcoming fair trial in the U.S. Senate. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Fair Senate Trial: "The Senate needs to have a fair trial. We're purposed to do that, but where was that outcry during 116 days of investigation in the U.S. House of Representatives?" Illegitimate Process: "What happened in the U.S. House was not a fair process. It was ill… Continue Reading


01.16.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Impeachment Latest On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Trace Gallagher on Fox News Reporting to discuss the latest on impeachment. Click here or on the image below to watch the interview. Highlights: Dramatic Difference: "You'll see a dramatic difference between the trial we conduct in the U.S. Senate and the sham that we saw in the U.S. House of Representatives. We will take this seriously. I personally believe that what we witnessed in the House was an illegitimate process. They deni… Continue Reading


01.16.20

Senator David Perdue Votes For Historic USMCA Trade Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement passing the Senate by a vote of 89-10: "Once again, President Trump is delivering on his promise to negotiate better trade deals and fight for American workers, farmers, and manufacturers. USMCA is a groundbreaking trade deal that will create nearly 180,000 new jobs and increase U.S. GDP by more than $68 billion. Not only will the USMCA continue our country's historic economic… Continue Reading


01.15.20

Senator David Perdue: House Democrats Failed To Make Case For Impeachment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. House of Representatives formally sending Articles of Impeachment to the U.S. Senate: "Democrats have politicized impeachment and denied President Trump his fundamental right to due process. It's clear Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives failed to make their case. While these two articles are totally illegitimate, Leader McConnell is prepared to conduct a fair trial in the U.S. Senate and get back to work for th… Continue Reading


01.15.20

Senator David Perdue On U.S.-China Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds President Trump for signing the historic Phase One trade agreement between the United States and China: "President Trump's trade strategy is clearly producing positive results. We already have new historic trade agreements with South Korea and Japan, as well as Mexico and Canada. Now, this Phase One agreement with China will help American workers, farmers, and businesses gain equal access to Chinese markets and will keep up momentum a… Continue Reading


01.15.20

Senator David Perdue: Free-Market System Works

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed more than 2,000 business and community leaders at Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues Breakfast in Atlanta. Click here to watch Senator Perdue's remarks. Highlights: Business-Friendly: "Government works in Georgia. We have a governor who understands what business-friendly means, and we have a mayor in Atlanta - the biggest city in the Southeast - who understands what it means." Economic Miracle: "In the last 75 ye… Continue Reading


01.14.20

Georgia Leaders, Trump Administration Stand Together In Fight Against Human Trafficking

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), Governor Brian Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and Attorney General Chris Carr are united in the fight against human trafficking. Today, the Georgia leaders welcomed Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, and other Trump administration officials to Atlanta to visit a safe house, meet with survivors, and hold a roundtable discussion. "I'm looking forward to another visit to A… Continue Reading


01.13.20

Senator David Perdue Stands For Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), and colleagues introduced a bill to prevent the tax deductibility of abortions. Currently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) categorizes abortion as "medical care" and allows taxpayers to include abortions as qualifying out-of-pocket medical expenses on their tax returns. "It is absurd that current law allows tax deductions for abortion procedures," said Senator Perdue, a member of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus. "… Continue Reading


01.11.20

Senator David Perdue Keynotes Fruit & Vegetable Grower Conference

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) gave keynote remarks at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference's 2020 Awards Breakfast in Savannah. Click here to download photos. "The agriculture community is the backbone of this country," said Senator Perdue. "I'm proud of the work our fruit and vegetable growers do to feed America and the world. We're fortunate to have Georgians like Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue leading the way … Continue Reading

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