Press Releases

04.30.18

Senator David Perdue Addresses Georgia County Commissioners In Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday joined the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) in Savannah, Georgia for their annual conference to discuss issues that matter to their communities, including the debt crisis, tax reform, regulatory rollbacks, and national security. Click here to download photos. Click here to download b-roll video. "Georgia is setting an example for how Washington should work," said Senator Perdue. "With a balanced budget and low tax bu… Continue Reading


04.29.18

Senator David Perdue Comments on First-Quarter 2018 GDP Growth

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Department of Commerce's analysis of 2018 first quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth: "GDP growth this first quarter under President Trump is significantly higher than the average of all first quarters of the past three presidents. President Trump's economic agenda is working and setting the stage for very reasonable economic growth. Our country is past the tipping point in this debt crisis and economic growth like this … Continue Reading


04.29.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Budget Realities On Larry Kudlow Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday joined Stephen Moore on The Larry Kudlow Show to discuss the realities of Congress' failed budget process. Highlights: Ballooning Interest Payments: "This year the federal government will spend $50 billion more in interest because of the size of the debt. In five years, the government will pay more in interest on the debt than it does in defending our country." 20 Shutdowns: "Congress in its infinite wisdom has used 180 contin… Continue Reading


04.27.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Tax Cuts With Cox Communications Employees

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visits Cox Communications in Macon, Georgia to tour the facility and meet with employees about recent changes to the federal tax code. In response to savings from federal tax cuts, Cox Enterprises gave bonuses of up to $2,000 for non-executive employees. Click here to download photos. "Changing the tax code was the single greatest thing we could do to unleash economic growth in Georgia and across the country," said Senator Perdue. "Just last week … Continue Reading


04.27.18

Senator David Perdue Holds Farm Bill Round Table Discussion

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) holds a round table discussion about the 2018 Farm Bill at the University of Georgia's College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences in Tifton, Georgia. The discussion was moderated by Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and attended by Georgia farmers and industry leaders. Click here to download photos. "Agriculture is Georgia's largest economic driver and the lifeblood of our country. Growing up working on my family's farm, I s… Continue Reading


04.26.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Recognize 100 Years Of Excellence At Ft. Benning

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today introduced a Senate resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of Fort Benning. "Fort Benning's history in Georgia and the role it has played in our national security has been nearly immeasurable, and the role of the men and women who have trained or served at Fort Benning cannot be overstated," said Senator Isakson, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. "This Centennial resolution acknowledg… Continue Reading


04.26.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Senate Confirmation of Two U.S. Marshals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the Senate confirmation of two longtime law enforcement officers to fill two U.S. Marshal vacancies in Georgia. John Cary Bittick of Forsyth, GA, was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia and David L. Lyons of Savannah, GA, was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Georgia. Bittick is the sheriff of Monroe County, GA. He has more than four decades of law enforc… Continue Reading


04.26.18

Senator David Perdue: Mike Pompeo Will Make Our Country Proud

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to confirm Mike Pompeo as President Donald J. Trump's Secretary of State: "Mike Pompeo is highly qualified and will make our country proud as Secretary of State. Through years of service to our country, he has gained a deep understanding of the complex threats we face across the globe. President Trump is coming up on a critical meeting with North Korea and will need top-notch counsel as he tackles the challenges presented by ISIS, … Continue Reading


04.26.18

Senator David Perdue: Speed Up The Confirmation Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee yesterday took action to speed up debate time on executive and judicial nominees. U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator James Lankford (R-OK) in supporting this effort to eliminate the gridlock stalling confirmations. "For the last year, Democrats have done all they can to draw out the nominations process in order to delay the Senate from working on real issues. At this rate, President Trump will never have a full t… Continue Reading


04.24.18

Senator David Perdue: Mike Pompeo Is The Right Person For The Job

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) meets with President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo: Click here to download photos. "Mike Pompeo is immensely qualified to serve as America's chief diplomat. He has already earned President Trump's confidence, and as CIA Director, he understands the multifaceted global security crisis better than anybody. He is fully prepared to keep up President Trump's campaign of maximum pressure on North Korea and has a de… Continue Reading


04.23.18

Senator David Perdue: No One Wants North Korea To Have Nuclear Capabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Larry Kudlow Show to discuss how President Trump's policy is bringing North Korea to the negotiating table. Highlights: Clear Message: "The message is becoming clear to Kim Jong-un that he's been isolated by sanctions and no one in the modern world wants North Korea to have a nuclear capabilities." Diplomacy First: "Secretary Mattis said it best when he said we are going to exhaust every diplomatic effort before we result to any… Continue Reading


04.20.18

Senator David Perdue: We Need All Hands On Deck

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) urges the U.S. Senate to tackle the national debt crisis and Congress' broken budget process. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: All Hands On Deck: "In business, if you get into a crisis like this, it's all hands on deck because it's about survival. I would argue it's about time for that in Congress." Past The Tipping Point: "The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just last week came out with their new forecast fo… Continue Reading


04.19.18

Senator David Perdue: No Way To Run A Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Georgia radio shows and The Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss the United States' relationship with various foreign countries, and Congress' failure to meet its first budget deadline on April 15. Highlights: Dependable Ally: "What we're trying to do now is reengage with the rest of the world. I've been in conversations with President Trump about this, and having lived in Europe and Asia and worked all over the world, I've got a perspective … Continue Reading


04.19.18

Senator David Perdue on Hugh Hewitt: This Is No Way To Run A Railroad

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss Senate Democrats' efforts to stall the nominations process. Highlights: No Way To Run A Railroad: "Most of these government departments right now only have half of their direct reports. The first three or four layers of their organizations are empty or filled with acting personnel. That's no way to run a railroad." Shortening Debate: "This is the first time in U.S. history - in over 230 years - that t… Continue Reading


04.18.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Atlanta Selection As Finalist For U.S. Army Futures Command

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the announcement by U.S. Army senior leaders that Atlanta would advance to additional consideration as home to its new Futures Command. U.S. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy announced the list of the final contenders in a letter sent on April 17, 2018, to the leadership of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees. In his letter, McCarthy cites the Army's desire to locate the command "near leadi… Continue Reading


04.18.18

Senator David Perdue: CFPB’s Wild Goose Chase Should End Immediately

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, on undoing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) auto-lending regulation: "Yet again, the unaccountable CFPB is abusing its access to consumer data. In its most recent act of incompetence, the CFPB is actually trying to infer race from a race-blind application. The CFPB's wild goose chase over auto loan discrimination should never have been allowed by the previous Director and it should en… Continue Reading


04.18.18

Senator David Perdue: There’s No Higher Calling For The United States Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday called out the realities of Congress' failed budget process during the first public hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Failed Process: "There's no higher calling for the United States Congress than to finally face up to the failure of the 1974 Budget Act, take a clean-page approach, and finally, once and for all, develop a… Continue Reading


04.17.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Former First Lady Barbara Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush: "Bonnie and I join the nation in mourning the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Barbara's faith, her love for her family, and commitment to our nation inspired us all. She made a lasting impression on countless lives through her work on education and literacy programs. Barbara will be missed greatly, and we are sending our heartfelt prayers to President George H.W. Bush and the e… Continue Reading


04.17.18

Senator David Perdue: This Is A Mega Turnaround

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor to recognize Tax Day and the positive impact that tax cuts are having in Georgia and across the country. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Greatest Thing We Can Do: "Changing the tax code was the single greatest thing we could do to unleash economic growth this year, and we're just getting started." Economic Rebound: "After eight years of the lowest economic growth in U.S. history, we… Continue Reading


04.17.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Trade Negotiations On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Becky Quick and Joe Kernen on CNBC's Squawk Box about ongoing trade negotiations and his recent trip to China and South Korea to examine the future of trade in the region. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Getting China's Attention: "We recently met with some of the top leaders in China. They are very serious about dealing with the United States and growing their economy. This is a country that's on t… Continue Reading

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