Press Releases

09.28.17

Senators Perdue, McCaskill Team Up To Fix Financial Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) are working together to provide regional banks with regulatory relief from a burdensome Dodd-Frank financial regulation that restricts their ability to lend to consumers and businesses in their communities. "Regional banks offer a lifeline to small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to create jobs," said Senator Perdue. "Dodd-Frank overregulated these banks by placing them into the same category as huge banks w… Continue Reading


09.27.17

Senator David Perdue: “We Need A Sense Of Urgency Like Never Before”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about President Trump's tax framework and why we must change the tax code this year. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Delivering For American Workers: "I've lived around the world. I've run businesses. I started my career working on an hourly wage in construction. I understand that America, and I can say this with authority, has some of the best workers anywhere in the world and in the history of th… Continue Reading


09.27.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Tax Speech

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's tax speech: "President Trump said job one is to grow the economy and the goals he outlined today are guaranteed to make that happen. President Trump and I both come from the business world. We have spent years working and competing globally. Changing our tax code will make us competitive again. We have to lower the corporate rate, eliminate the repatriation tax, and simplify the individual code. Implementing these… Continue Reading


09.27.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Historic Opportunity To Fix Tax Structure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the tax reform framework released today by the two Congressional tax writing committees: "This is a historic opportunity to defend American workers against unfair competition. Other countries have already lowered their corporate tax rate and eliminated their repatriation taxes. Our current tax system penalizes American workers and we have to change that now. It's time to simplify the archaic, 100-year-old individual tax structure a… Continue Reading


09.27.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses President Trump’s Tax Plan On Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with David Westin on Bloomberg TV's Daybreak about President Trump's efforts to overhaul the tax code to help middle-class families and make America more competitive. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Working Together: "The Senate Finance Committee has been working with President Trump and White House staff for nine months. We've been kept very informed on this. I am very excited about this. President Trump is moving t… Continue Reading


09.26.17

Senator David Perdue: What Happened Today In Washington Was A Failure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate's effort to repeal and replace Obamacare: "What happened today in Washington was a failure. Let's be clear, Obamacare was perpetrated on the American people by a Democratic supermajority and is collapsing under its own weight. Premiums have skyrocketed and middle-class American families cannot afford health insurance or have been priced out of the individual market. Georgians and Americans are fed up, and they should be.… Continue Reading


09.26.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Tax Priorities On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network's Mornings With Maria about President Trump's efforts to overhaul the tax code to help middle-class families and make America more competitive. Click here to watch or on the image below. Acting on Tax: "The first thing is to get this tax bill that the President wants passed. The reason we need this tax package is to get the economy growing again and to put people back to work." Driving A… Continue Reading


09.22.17

Senator David Perdue Joins Congressional HBCU Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. - During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) announced his membership in the Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus. Click here or on the image below to download a photo. Senator Perdue and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College "Georgia is home to 10 fantastic HBCUs that play an important role in educating America's next leaders," said Senator Perdue. "I'm excited to join the Bipartisan Congress… Continue Reading


09.22.17

Senator David Perdue Meets With Army Secretary Nominee, Dr. Mark Esper

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after meeting with Dr. Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Army: To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. "Dr. Mark Esper's business experience paired with his military service makes him a great choice to fill this critical post within the Department of Defense," said Senator Perdue. "Serving as the … Continue Reading


09.22.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Expanded Sanctions Against North Korea

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's bold action to impose additional sanctions against North Korea: "President Trump was very clear to world leaders at the United Nations that he would do whatever necessary to reign in the deranged regime of Kim Jong-un. It didn't take long for President Trump to follow through and take strong action to hold North Korea accountable for its dangerous behavior. Today, … Continue Reading


09.21.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration & Health Care With Laura Ingraham

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Laura Ingraham Show to discuss President Trump's address at the United Nations General Assembly meeting, health care, and why the RAISE Act should be included in any Congressional solution to fix our country's immigration problems. Click here to listen to the interview. Leading Again: "President Trump is reengaging with the rest of the world. He's doing two things: One, he's telling our allies that we're going to be there for the… Continue Reading


09.20.17

Senator David Perdue Introduces Georgia Federal Judge Nominees in Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) introduced President Trump's nominees for two judicial vacancies on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, William M. "Billy" Ray, II, of Grayson, Georgia, and Michael L. Brown, of Atlanta, Georgia, in their Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: "It is my high honor to be here today to introduce two outstanding individuals who have been nominated by Pr… Continue Reading


09.19.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s United Nations Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's address at the United Nation's General Assembly meeting: "American leadership is needed now, more than ever. The world is more dangerous than any time in my lifetime, and I am glad to see President Trump and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley aggressively taking on these challenges at the United Nations to get better results. President Trump was very clear that improving ac… Continue Reading


09.19.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Passage Of Annual Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, voted to prioritize troop readiness, expedite an audit of the Department of Defense, and increase service member pay in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which included 30 of Senator Perdue's priorities. "Over the last 30 years, Washington has disinvested in our military and we are seeing the dangerous impact of this decision," said Senator Perdue. "This year's… Continue Reading


09.18.17

Senator David Perdue On Fox News: Immigration Solution Should Include RAISE Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with ‎Ainsley Earhardt, Steve Doocy, and Pete Hegseth on Fox News Channel's Fox & Friends about the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act and why it should be included in any solution to fix our country's immigration problems. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Bipartisan Solution: "I applaud President Trump for reaching out. There is going to have to be a bipartisan solution to DACA. We… Continue Reading


09.15.17

Senator David Perdue Interviews Blue Ridge Student In Senate Page Program On Facebook Live

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) interviewed Evelyn Doss, a high school junior from Blue Ridge, Georgia, about her experience in the U.S. Senate Page Program on Facebook Live. To view the interview, click here or on the image below. Click here to download a high-resolution photo. "Congratulations to Evelyn and her family on her acceptance into the Senate Page Program," said Senator Perdue. "As an impressive young leader in her school and community, Evelyn has certainly ear… Continue Reading


09.13.17

Senators Release Bipartisan Recommendations For Economic Growth In Appalachia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Mark Warner (D-VA) joined the Bipartisan Policy Center's Appalachia Initiative to release a bipartisan report to boost prosperity and economic growth in the region. Over the past few months, the senators led policy roundtables with regional and national stakeholders on four critical topics: entrepreneurism and job creation, energy and infrastructure, rural health, and education and workforce, and then d… Continue Reading


09.13.17

Senator David Perdue Meets With Former Joint Chiefs Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with Admiral Mike Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Following his distinguished military career in the U.S. Navy, Admiral Mullen now helps those both inside and outside the government navigate the ever intensifying global security crisis. To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. "The greatest threat to our national security is our nationa… Continue Reading


09.12.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Debt Surpassing $20 Trillion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on our nation's debt surpassing the $20 trillion mark: "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it still make a sound? One thing is for sure, most Americans don't know yesterday our country's debt surpassed the $20 trillion mark. This should have sounded the alarms in Washington. Instead, today it is business as usual. "Washington has got to wake up. This debt crisis is well p… Continue Reading


09.12.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Respond to Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the wake of Hurricane Irma's impact on Georgia, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today released additional information on aid and recovery efforts while praising the thorough and direct responses of local, state, and federal preparedness officials. The senators cautioned that Georgians should only return home after local officials say that it is okay and keep in mind that Hurricane Irma may have ongoing impacts and disruptions to daily activities… Continue Reading

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