Press Releases

06.16.17

Senator David Perdue Hosts Military Academy Send-off Breakfast

ATLANTA, GA - Last Friday, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) held a breakfast in honor of the 20 Georgians nominated and appointed to the United States Service Academies. Click here to view the full album or on the photo below. (From L-R: Juliet Waldman, Abigail Waldman, Senator Perdue, and Michael Waldman. Click here to view other photos of appointees in attendance.) "The very best of our country is serving in our military today, and these 20 young women and men are taking it to the next l… Continue Reading


06.15.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses U.S. Ability To Compete With Naval Buildup In Asia-Pacific

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked U.S. Navy Admiral John M. Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations about the shortage of naval assets available to fulfill required missions and to compete with the international buildup in the Asia-Pacific region. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Washington's Broken Budget Process Has Defrauded Our Military Senator Perdue: "We have twenty five working day… Continue Reading


06.15.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Approval Of Sanctions Against Iran & Russia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Senate's bipartisan approval of strengthening U.S. sanctions against Iran and Russia: "Nuclear deal or not, Iran is still the world's largest state sponsor of terrorism. This has got to stop. A bad nuclear deal did nothing to stop the expansion of Iran's ballistic missile program, aggression, or support for terrorism. After the Obama Administration's eight years of ignoring bad … Continue Reading


06.14.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Action On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate's action to include an amendment on Russia sanctions into the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017: "Today, we increased economic pressure on Russia to stop it's aggression in the region and stop interfering with U.S. interests around the world. Russia is currently violating the territorial integrity of Georgia and Ukraine, has conducted cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure, and continues to wag… Continue Reading


06.14.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Congressional Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia at the practice for a charity baseball game: "It is not said enough. Thank you to our U.S. Capitol Police officers who work around the clock to protect and serve our country. When tragedy broke out today, two Capitol Police officers engaged and took down the shooter. One of the police officers-after being shot-stopped the shooter and helped others before even attending to his own wounds. This is… Continue Reading


06.13.17

Senator David Perdue Echoes Secretary Mnuchin’s Call For Regulatory Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, joined BloombergTV to discuss President Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget proposal and the need for deregulation to encourage economic growth. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Fixing The Budget Process: "In one of my questions [to Secretary Mnuchin] I asked, 'If you were king for a day, would you re-do Dodd-Frank?' He said, 'yes but before that I did that, I would re-do the budget pro… Continue Reading


06.09.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Comey & President Trump's Agenda on Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Bill Hemmer on Fox News Channel's America's Newsroom about yesterday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing and the progress on President Trump's agenda. Click here to watch or click on the image below. President Trump Vindicated: "My take on the testimony yesterday, as I objectively look at it, I think the President was totally vindicated. Comey himself said three times the President wasn't under investigation and the President… Continue Reading


06.09.17

Senator David Perdue Addresses 2017 Faith And Freedom Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed the future of the United States at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's "Road To Majority" Conference. Click here to watch the speech or click on the image below. Correcting Failed Policies: "This battle today is not about Donald Trump's tweets. This battle is about the abject failure of liberal Democrat policies." Keeping Promises: "He said was going to nominate someone for the Supreme Court… and we in the Senate con… Continue Reading


06.07.17

Senator David Perdue Calls On Congress To Responsibly Fund Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke about how Washington's broken budget and unworkable appropriations process is preventing Congress from responsibly funding our country's priorities. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Totally Broken System: "This is the only enterprise I can find anywhere in the world that funds its operations this way. The problem is we have a system that is absolutely, totally broken. It's a fraud that's being perpetrat… Continue Reading


06.07.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s FBI Nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's nomination of Christopher Wray to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): "Today President Trump chose former Atlanta federal prosecutor, Christopher Wray, to lead our nation's highest law enforcement agency. Mr. Wray has proven he is dedicated to upholding our nation's laws and seeking justice. His work with DOJ on major cases like the Enron scandal and September 11th terrorist attacks make him an ideal c… Continue Reading


06.06.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Our Responsibility To Our Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Senate's actions to increase accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs: "Our responsibility to our veterans does not end when we welcome them home from the frontlines. In recent years, however, the Department of Veterans Affairs has failed in its commitment to the women and men who served our country. Little accountability within the VA has threatened veterans' access… Continue Reading


06.06.17

Senator David Perdue: The Budget Is The Number One Concern Here

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Secretary Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force, and General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force about how budget constraints are hurting U.S. Air Force readiness. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Senator Perdue: The budget is the number one concern here. I'm concerned that we're not funding you at the level to where you can meet the miss… Continue Reading


06.05.17

Senator David Perdue Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Reunification Of Jerusalem

"Israel's victory in the Six Day War was a pivotal moment in the Middle East. Despite facing great odds, Israel triumphed and reunified the city of Jerusalem, opening it to all faiths and strengthening Israel's commitment to religious freedom. As part of this larger vision of peace in the Middle East, both Egypt and Jordan have continued to uphold their respective peace treaties with Israel. President Trump has shown Israel is a priority, and we will continue to support our longtime friend and a… Continue Reading


06.01.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Paris Climate Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement: "Today, President Trump chose to make a clean exit from the Paris Agreement. This agreement was a perfect example of Obama-era overreach in which the previous administration entered what should have been considered as a treaty without any congressional approval. The U.S. withdrawal is the next step in fulfilling President Trump's promise to rescind burdensome regulatio… Continue Reading


05.31.17

Perdue, Woodall Act To Strengthen Secure Mail Initiative Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) are taking action to improve the Secure Mail Initiative program, created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS). The senators' Strengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative (SECURE) Act helps ensure and verify delivery of sensitive immigration-related documents. It provides the recipient of a document with… Continue Reading


05.30.17

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

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) interviewed Hannah Seawell, a junior at South Paulding High School and participant in the U.S. Senate Page Program, on Facebook Live. Click here to view the video or on the photo below. "Hannah is an impressive young leader who represents Georgia well," said Senator Perdue. "It was great to learn more about her experience as an ambassador for Georgia's youth in the Senate Page Program. I look forward to hearing more about Hannah's success in … Continue Reading


05.26.17

Senator David Perdue Joins Efforts To Hold Iran Accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined thirteen senators, led by Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) in holding Iran accountable for its increasingly aggressive behavior. The senators are taking steps to expand sanctions on Iran for the development of ballistic missiles, support for terrorism, transfers of conventional weapons to or from Iran, and human rights violations. "President Obama's failed nuclear deal enriched and empowered Ir… Continue Reading


05.25.17

Senator David Perdue: The Debt Threatens Our Republic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today asked Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney about the impact Congress' broken budget process has on Washington's ability to tackle our country's fiscal catastrophe. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Budget Is All Borrowed Money Senator Perdue: Thank you for addressing the debt. It's the dirtiest four letter word in our English language today. It threatens our … Continue Reading


05.25.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Health Care & President Trump’s Agenda On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Lou Dobbs on Fox Business Channel's Lou Dobbs Tonight about fixing health care and President Trump's agenda to re-establish American leadership. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Re-establishing American Leadership: "This is a man re-engaging with the world and what we see is the world responding to him. On the Foreign Relations Committee, I traveled a lot and spoke to heads of state. The number one request they h… Continue Reading


05.25.17

U.S. Army Chief Of Staff Tells Senator David Perdue “Continuing Resolutions Hurt”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Secretary Robert Speer, Acting Secretary of the Army, and General Mark Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, about the damaging effect the broken budget process has on U.S. Army readiness. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Effect of the Broken Budget System on Army Readiness Senator Perdue: If you were to get a Continuing Resolution (CR) at any point in that… Continue Reading

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