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Senator David Perdue: The Only Winner President Trump Is Picking Is America

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) called out his colleagues on the Senate floor today, insisting President Trump be given the room he needs to negotiate trade deals that are in the best interest for American workers and consumers. The President's efforts to make America more competitive and level the playing field have been constantly undercut by members of both parties. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Business Perspective: "I have worked in the trad… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Comments On North Korea Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the United States' summit with North Korea: "This critical summit is happening because of President Trump's leadership and unwavering resolve to make the world a safer place. We want to move toward the objectives President Trump has laid out: total denuclearization, as well as a potential peace treaty to end the Korean War, with reunification talks down the road. President Trump an… Continue Reading


Isakson, Perdue, Carter Secure Funding Needed To Keep Savannah Harbor Deepening On Track

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), have secured much-needed funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released its fiscal year 2018 work plan, which includes $35 million in additional funds for the critical project. The Trump administration announced last year that the project would receive $50.06 million in the president's fi… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue at Faith & Freedom: Self-Determination Trumps State Control

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Conference on the global struggle between self-determination and state control. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Today's Challenge: "For the next 50 years, the struggle in the world will be between self-determination and state control." Wrong Approach: "Generations of foreign policy experts have thought that giving China more access to our markets and an… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Federal Investment in Georgia Highway System

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation for contributing to the State Route 400 (SR 400) Express Lanes Corridor Project, a public-private partnership project that will add 65 lane miles and is expected to reduce traffic delays by 18 percent. "As thousands of Georgians see every day, the State Route 400 corridor has experienced tremendous growth, leading to increased congestion for folks trying to get to… Continue Reading


Isakson, Perdue Statements on U.S. Marshal Nomination to Northern District of Georgia

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statements regarding President Trump's announcement of his intent to nominate Michael S. Yeager of Moreland, Georgia, to fill the U.S. Marshal vacancy for the Northern District of Georgia. "Sheriff Yeager's experience throughout so many facets of law enforcement demonstrates that he has the wisdom and expertise appropriate for a U.S. Marshal," said Senator Isakson. "I look forward to working w… Continue Reading


Isakson, Perdue, Scott Welcome Basing Announcement for Robins Air Force Base

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and David Perdue (R-GA), along with U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08), today responded to the U.S. Air Force's announcement that it will locate a new battlefield management mission at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced today that Robins Air Force Base will host the Advanced Battle Management System, a new global air space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance inform… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Visits Southeast Asia To Talk Trade & National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, last week traveled to Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore to meet with international leaders about foreign policy and national security. Senator Perdue participated in an event at the Shangri-La Dialogues in Singapore where he spoke about America's international relationships and his business experience in the Southeast Asia region. Earlier this year, Senator Perdue also visited China, South Korea, and… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Talks Updated Senate Calendar On Fox News

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Brian Kilmeade on Fox News Channel's Fox and Friends about Majority Leader McConnell's decision to change the U.S. Senate calendar in order to make progress on key items. Last month, Senator Perdue and 15 other senators urged Leader McConnell to expedite floor consideration of funding bills and nominees and offered to work nights, weekends, and through the August state work period if necessary to get it done. Click here or on the ima… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Comments On Updated Senate Calendar

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds Majority Leader McConnell for changing the U.S. Senate calendar in order to make progress on key items: "Senate Republicans have accomplished a great deal this year, but more needs to be done. That's why it is encouraging that Leader McConnell took our concerns into consideration. We still have 271 nominations to confirm, and we must complete the appropriations process before the end of the fiscal year on September 30. President Trump… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Recognizes President Trump’s First 500 Days

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recognizes President Donald Trump's successful first 500 days in office: "President Trump's first 500 days will be defined by promises made and promises kept. He is listening to the American people and moving at a business pace, not a bureaucratic pace. When the President took office, he made it clear that job one was growing the economy. To do that, he worked with Congress to focus on three things: reducing onerous regulations, unlocking our … Continue Reading


Over Chili Dogs & Frosted Oranges, Senator David Perdue Talks Breaking Through Washington Gridlock

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) sat down with 11Alive News' Vinnie Politan at The Varsity to discuss breaking through Washington gridlock, the debt crisis, and career politicians. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Gaining Perspective: "My dad gave me some advice as a teenager. He said I don't care whether you are conservative or liberal, but read and learn what the other side is saying. It will challenge your thoughts and make you understand their perspec… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Requests Confidential Briefing On CFPB Server Hacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, is requesting a confidential briefing from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney about hundreds of security hacks into the agency's servers, which store millions of records on consumer financial data. "Because your predecessor failed to report security breaches and stymied Congress' attempts to understand more about the CFPB's data collection process, little is known about the CF… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Secures Dozens Of Georgia Priorities In Annual Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) applauds the Senate Armed Services Committee for unanimously passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019. Senator Perdue secured more than 30 provisions of importance to Georgia in the annual defense bill, which now awaits consideration by the full U.S. Senate. "The world is more dangerous today than any time in my lifetime. We face complex threats from North Korea, Iran, Russia, and China, and our women and me… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Joins President Trump For Signing Of Dodd-Frank Rollback

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, joins President Trump at the White House for the signing of the bipartisan Dodd-Frank rollback bill, which provides regulatory relief for Georgia's community banks, credit unions, mid-sized banks, and regional banks. "I was proud to join President Trump at the White House today and be part of this significant regulatory rollback," said Senator Perdue. "Relief from Dodd-Frank is a long overdue win fo… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Congratulates Georgian Randy Evans On Confirmation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) congratulates Randy Evans, of Atlanta, on being confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg: "As a lifelong Georgian, Randy Evans has served his state and country with distinction in both the public and private sectors. He understands the complex issues the United States faces across the globe and is committed to maintaining strong relationships with our European allies. I'm excited that finally today the Senate voted to confirm President T… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Talks North Korea Latest On Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, speaks with Kevin Cirilli on Bloomberg TV about the cancelled summit with North Korea. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Sending A Strong Message: "Given the rhetoric of the last few days, I think North Korea needs to see a strong message from President Trump, and he did that today." Total Denuclearization: "We want to have this open dialogue with North Korea and… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Comments On Plan To Improve Veterans Choice Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services Committee, comments on expanding private health care options for veterans: "Our veterans and their families have sacrificed so much for our country, and they deserve the benefits they were promised. If the federal government cannot provide our veterans access to timely and quality care, then something has got to change. That's exactly what this plan does by improving the system that delivers health care to our v… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Introduces Atlanta-Based U.S. Circuit Judge Nominee In Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) introduced Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt Grant, President Trump's nominee to serve on the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in her confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Click here to watch, and click here to download photos. Transcript: "I'm happy to be here today to introduce a very impressive and highly-qualified Georgian who has been nominated by President Trump for a seat on… Continue Reading


Georgia Banks & Industry Groups Applaud Dodd-Frank Rollback

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Georgia-based community banks, regional banks, and industry groups are applauding the significant rollback of Dodd-Frank Act regulations. As a member of the Senate Banking Committee, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) helped craft the bipartisan rollback plan, which included three of his provisions. The rollback plan now heads to President Trump's desk to become law. American Bankers Association: "We appreciate Senator Perdue's strong leadership on the Senate Banking Committee … Continue Reading

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