Press Releases

08.04.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses RAISE Act On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Lou Dobbs on Fox Business Network's Lou Dobbs Tonight to discuss the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which would create a skills-based immigration system that will make America more competitive, raise wages for American workers, and better meet the needs of our economy. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Listening To Americans: "President Trump had immigration as a pivo… Continue Reading


08.04.17

Senator David Perdue Leads Bipartisan Effort To Protect Purple Heart Medals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) led a bipartisan group of senators including, Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Susan Collins (R-ME), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Luther Strange (R-AL) to take action protecting the Purple Heart medal and stop second-hand dealers from profiting off of the sacrifices of America's war heroes. The Senate passed this protection of one of our military's highest honors for those who have fought to preserve our freedom by unanimous… Continue Reading


08.04.17

Senators Perdue, Cotton Discuss RAISE Act On Tucker Carlson Tonight

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke with Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson Tonight about the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which would create a skills-based immigration system that will make America more competitive, raise wages for American workers, and better meet the needs of our economy. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: System Proven To Work: "People out there in the … Continue Reading


08.03.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses The RAISE Act On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with Brian Kilmeade on Fox News Channel's Fox & Friends about the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which would create a skills-based immigration system that will make America more competitive, raise wages for American workers, and better meet the needs of our economy. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Top Priority For Americans: "Immigration was a seminal issue duri… Continue Reading


08.02.17

Senators Perdue, Cotton Introduce The Reforming American Immigration For A Strong Economy Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) today will introduce the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, a bill that would spur economic growth and raise working Americans' wages by giving priority to the best-skilled immigrants from around the world and reducing overall immigration by half. "President Trump campaigned on growing our economy and fixing our immigration system," said Senator Perdue. "Right now, our current immigration sy… Continue Reading


08.01.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New FBI Director, Christopher Wray

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to confirm Christopher Wray as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): "Americans need someone they can trust to lead our nation's highest law enforcement agency. I am confident that Christopher Wray will uphold the values and integrity of our Justice system as he works every day to keep Americans safe. There's no question, his experience and qualifications make him the right person to take on this significant role. … Continue Reading


07.28.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate’s Effort To Repeal & Replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate's effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, which he supported. The effort ultimately failed tonight by a vote of 49 to 51. "Throughout this entire process, we have witnessed everything that's wrong with Washington. The Senate had a real opportunity to dismantle the most damaging parts of Obamacare. As Republicans have railed against the failures of Obamacare for the last seven years, Democrats have failed to acknowledge… Continue Reading


07.27.17

Senator David Perdue: It’s Finally Time To Trust The Free-Enterprise System

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee and the Senate Banking Committee, comments on the exclusion of the Border Adjustment Tax in the initial proposal to simplify our tax code: "It's refreshing to see Congress and the White House working together to change our tax code. This, along with the ongoing effort to reform regulations, will renew our global competiveness. I'm glad that the Border Adjustment Tax is not included in this initial propo… Continue Reading


07.27.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Impose Sanctions On Iran, Russia, & North Korea

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Senate's 98-2 vote to add U.S. sanctions against North Korea to the package of U.S. sanctions against Iran and Russia passed by the Senate on June 15: "These three regimes have become increasingly emboldened in their destabilizing behavior which we will not let stand. The Senate's action to impose sanctions on North Korea could not come at a more important time. Just this week, … Continue Reading


07.25.17

Senator David Perdue: This Failed System Isn’t Going To Fix Itself

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate's vote to continue the process of repealing Obamacare: "Obamacare is collapsing under its own weight and soon the very people who need help the most will lose their insurance. In Georgia, 96 of 159 counties only have one health care provider leaving consumers with no choice. Premiums have risen more than 105% because of Obamacare making healthcare unaffordable for so many Georgians who need it most. To make matters worse… Continue Reading


07.25.17

Senator David Perdue Takes To Senate Floor To Combat Democrat Misinformation On Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke at 11:00 PM last night after presiding over the Senate floor, to combat Democrat's continued stream of misinformation on the damaging effects of Obamacare and why the Senate must act now to fix the failing health care system. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Setting The Record Straight: "I don't think there's a member of this United States Senate that doesn't want America to have the best health care… Continue Reading


07.21.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Nomination of Two Georgians to Serve as U.S. Attorneys

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the announcement by President Trump of his intent to nominate Charles E. Peeler to be U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia and Byung J. "BJay" Pak to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. Peeler has more than 17 years of litigation experience and currently resides in Albany, GA, where he founded an independent litigation firm. He was appointed by district court judges in the Mid… Continue Reading


07.21.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Take Action To Protect Legal Options For Consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) are joining Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) in taking action to stop a government agency from implementing a final rule that discourages consumers and companies from settling their differences outside of the courtroom. To help protect consumers, the senators are filing a Congressional Review Act Joint Resolution of Disapproval against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) arbitration rule, which… Continue Reading


07.21.17

Senator David Perdue Works To Improve 401(k) Portability

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in urging the Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to clear the path for implementation of 401(k) auto portability, which would make it easier for Americans to save for their future. On average, approximately 14 million Americans change jobs each year, and about 40% of those individuals opt to "cash out" their 401(k)s instead of transferring those funds to another retirement account. These cash outs in… Continue Reading


07.20.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Trump Administration Six Month Mark

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the progress the Trump Administration has made during its first six months: "So far, President Trump is doing exactly what he told the American people he was going to do. Job one is to get the economy going again. Georgians and Americans elected him as President of the United States because he is an outsider to the Washington system. As an outsider, he can break the gridlock in Washington and begin to get real results. His goal was… Continue Reading


07.20.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senator John McCain

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on Senator John McCain: "John McCain is a friend, a mentor, and a true patriot. If anyone can tackle a challenge like this, it's him. Bonnie and I extend our heartfelt prayers to John, Cindy, and the entire McCain family. We also pray for John's doctors as they give him the best care available." ### Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term … Continue Reading


07.19.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Health Care & Tax Reform On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network's Mornings With Maria about moving forward on President Trump's agenda to fix the health care system and overhaul the tax code. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Prioritizing National Interest: "My observation after two years, coming from the business world, is that self-interests sometimes trump the national interest. I see that in every issue we take u… Continue Reading


07.19.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Meeting With FBI Nominee Christopher Wray

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on his meeting with Christopher Wray, nominee for FBI Director: "President Trump did an excellent job selecting a fellow Georgian, Christopher Wray, for this important position. There's no question, his experience and qualifications make him an ideal candidate for Director of the FBI. Americans need someone they can trust to lead our nation's highest law enforcement agency. Now, the Senate needs to come together and act quickly to mov… Continue Reading


07.14.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Health Care & Economic Optimism On Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Kevin Cirilli on Bloomberg TV about fixing the broken health care system and jumpstarting the economy. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Delivering A Solution: "I think we're getting to a point now where we're very close. I remain hopeful and I really think we've got something here we can work with." Ending The Obamacare Crisis: "Perfection is difficult to achieve, and that's why we have been wor… Continue Reading


07.13.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Debt And Economic Growth With Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, asked Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen about the U.S economic recovery since the recession and the risks poised on the global economy by the normalization of U.S interest rates. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Global Economic Risks from the Normalization of U.S. Interest Rates Senator Perdue: "Are you concerned about the emerging market debt with so much of tha… Continue Reading

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