Press Releases

11.15.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Future Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Banking Committee, commented on the resignation of Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): "If we can't immediately eliminate the CFPB or bring it under Congressional oversight, we need someone to take the helm who will help undo the damage that's already been done." Senator Perdue is leading the effort in the Senate to hold the CFPB accountable, protect consumers' personal information, a… Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senator David Perdue: Tax Plan An Investment That Will Help All Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about the Senate's tax plan and the positive impact a tax overhaul will have on our country. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Why Tax Matters: "The corporate tax rate is the greatest burden the American worker has today. Why? Because it makes American corporations less competitive with the rest of the world. It also makes American corporations vulnerable to foreign acquisitions, and then moving th… Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort To Allow Joint-Use of Dobbins Air Force Base

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, led the effort with the Georgia Congressional Delegation, including Senator Isakson and Congressman Loudermilk, and local leaders to allow for joint-use of the runway at Dobbins Air Force Base in the final version of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. "The Dobbins runway has been a critical asset to Cobb County and the U.S. Air Force for years. However, … Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Army Secretary, Dr. Mark Esper

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, congratulates Dr. Mark Esper, on being confirmed as President Trump's Secretary of the Army: To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. "Dr. Mark Esper rounds out the impressive and qualified group leading our country's military branches," said Senator Perdue. "With critical Army assets in my home state of Georgia, including the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excel… Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue, Inhofe Recognize U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), David Perdue (R-GA), and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) are leading the Senate in recognizing the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart, Georgia on November 21, 2017. "Since its inception, the work of the 3rd Infantry Division has been legendary. 'The Rock of the Marne,' has held fast in protecting our nation and our the ideals of freedom around the world for 100 years," said Senator Isakson, chairman of the S… Continue Reading


11.14.17

Senator David Perdue, Senators Announce Bipartisan Agreement To Reduce Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and members of the Senate Banking Committee have agreed on a proposal to roll back significant portions of the Dodd-Frank Act providing regulatory relief for community banks, credit unions, mid-sized banks, regional banks, and custody banks, none of whom contributed to the financial crisis of 2008. The proposal also improves important consumer protections, particularly for veterans, senior citizens, and victims of fraud. "This agreement is … Continue Reading


11.13.17

Senator David Perdue: Top Priority Is Helping President Trump Get Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Roll Call's Joe Williams and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Tamar Hallerman on C-SPAN's Newsmakers about working to advance President Trump's agenda and getting results for the American people. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Washington Listening Now: "I have said this since I got elected, and certainly since President Trump was elected, that this is not a mandate. We have a probation period o… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Tax Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on the United States Senate's plan to simplify the tax code: "We are on track to deliver results and fundamentally change this tax code. There's no denying the positive impact a tax overhaul will have on our country. This will lead to more job opportunities, more capital at work in our economy, and more savings for taxpayers. President Trump called us into action, and the House and Senate have… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Applauds Action To Improve Georgia National Forest

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today applauded the inclusion of legislation he introduced, the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act, in the Federal Land Management Act of 2017, which passed the Agriculture Committee unanimously. Senator Perdue's bill would improve management of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest by creating a more cohesive park boundary and also improve opportunities for recreation. "… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On JSTARS Readiness In Final Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the inclusion of his provisions to protect JSTARS readiness in the final version of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018: "When we send our troops into battle, we must have absolute confidence they have the equipment they need to safely carry out their mission. The JSTARS fleet is our eye in the sky and our nation's premier Battle Management, Com… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue: Warner Robins General Uniquely Qualified To Be Assistant Secretary of Defense

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 Major General Robert McMahon, of Warner Robins, GA, before his confirmation hearing to serve as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness: To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. Click here to download b-roll. "I have known Bob for a number of years, and he has distinguished himself a… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Refutes Misinformation On Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor to set the record straight on Democrat's false assumptions on tax, which have been proven wrong. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights Citing Retracted Studies: "On Monday, The Tax Policy Center released a study saying that the House plan to change the tax code would raise taxes on 25% of American families. The study didn't even survive a full day. It was retracted later that afternoon. It's… Continue Reading


11.08.17

Senator David Perdue: We Have To Get Tax Done This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on CNBC's Power Lunch about the importance of changing our tax code this year to provide relief for American workers, grow the economy, and make U.S. businesses more competitive. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Acting With Urgency: "The great news is the House got this process started. They've done a great job getting us to this point. The Senate has been working in parallel for the las… Continue Reading


11.07.17

Senator David Perdue: Historic Opportunity To Fix Tax Code

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senate Republicans, Senior Trump Administration officials, and grassroots leaders for an event to highlight the importance of changing our tax code this year to provide relief for American workers, grow the economy, and make U.S. businesses more competitive. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: U.S. Senator David Perdue: "We have an opportunity to deliver results and fundamentally change this tax code for th… Continue Reading


11.07.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses President Trump’s Asia Trip On CNN

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke with Alisyn Camerota on CNN's New Day about the recent tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and President Trump's trip to Asia aimed at strengthening partnerships with these countries to denuclearize North Korea. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Answers From Air Force: "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families in Texas, like they did in Nevada and earlier even… Continue Reading


11.06.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Confirmation Of President Trump’s Judicial Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the United States Senate's work to confirm President Trump's judicial nominees: "The United States Senate has been stalled by historic obstruction from Senate Democrats. Despite this partisan gridlock, we confirmed Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court earlier this year, and have since confirmed 15 judicial nominees, including eight judges to the powerful United States Circuit Courts. These judges will help shape the direction … Continue Reading


11.03.17

Senator David Perdue Meets With Commanding General Of Fort Benning

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 Major General Eric Wesley, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning: To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. "I very much appreciate General Wesley's leadership and service to the women and men of Fort Benning, the U.S. Army, and our nation," said Senator Perdue. "It … Continue Reading


11.02.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Federal Reserve Nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Banking Committee, comments on President Trump's nomination of Jerome Powell to lead the Federal Reserve: "The next Fed Chair is walking into a very unique situation and one that I am very concerned about. This individual will not only be in charge of the complex process of unwinding a $4.5 trillion balance sheet, but also will have discretion to push back on a wide variety of job killing and onerous regulations on credit and … Continue Reading


11.02.17

Senator David Perdue: Iran Is Third Largest Diversity Lottery Visa Recipient

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Laura Ingraham on Fox News Channel's The Ingraham Angle about how the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, would create a merit-based immigration system and eliminate the outdated Diversity Visa Lottery. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Merit-Based System: "President Trump called this out last year and I give him high marks. This year he is backing our RAISE Act that Tom Cotton and I … Continue Reading


11.01.17

Senator David Perdue: RAISE Act Eliminates Outdated Diversity Visa Lottery

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on how the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, would eliminate the outdated Diversity Visa Lottery: "President Trump is right, the Diversity Visa Lottery Program is a problem and is plagued by fraud. Given these serious concerns, Senator Cotton and I have proposed eliminating this outdated program as part of the RAISE Act. While Senate Democrats originally created the Diversity Visa Lottery in 1990, many h… Continue Reading

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