Press Releases

05.24.17

Senator David Perdue: Regardless Of CBO Score, Obamacare Is Collapsing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) score for the House-passed health care bill: "Regardless of any CBO score, it's no secret Obamacare is collapsing under its own weight. Families need real relief now from the limited choices and skyrocketing costs of the failed law. Doing nothing is not an option. The Senate is working now to build on the efforts in the House to make our health care system more affordable and accessible for e… Continue Reading


05.24.17

Senator David Perdue On Historic Arrival Of Global Hawk At Robins Air Force Base

WARNER ROBINS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, commented on the historic arrival of the RQ-4 Global Hawk to Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia: "Robins is the first Air Force Air Logistics Complex to receive the Global Hawk aircraft. This state-of-the-art remotely piloted aircraft is a critical weapon in the arsenal of combatant commanders around the world. I'm glad to see the potential for additional mission sets are being inve… Continue Reading


05.23.17

Senator David Perdue: Combatting Symmetric Threats From China And Russia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Dan Coats, Director of National Intelligence, and Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, about the threats posed against the U.S. by China and Russia. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. China's Efforts to Expand Its Influence Senator Perdue: General Stewart, you said in your opening remarks that we've gone from a "1… Continue Reading


05.23.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On White House Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on President Trump's budget for fiscal year 2018: "We finally have a president who is willing to make tough choices and work towards dealing with this financial catastrophe. Despite heading in the right direction, in reality, this budget proposal will likely never be put into action because of the broken budget process in Washington. We cannot take our eye off the bigger picture, and I believe… Continue Reading


05.23.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On The Manchester Terror Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Manchester terror attack: "Last night's attack in Manchester was devastating. Such senseless acts of terror will not be tolerated, and those responsible for this cowardly act of violence will be held accountable. The United States stands with our long-time ally, the United Kingdom, in defeating this shared enemy. Last night's attack is a grim reminder that we must remain vigilan… Continue Reading


05.22.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Trip To Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's trip to Israel: "My first foreign trip as a United States Senator was to Israel where I personally met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It is critical to engage our strongest partner and ally in the most volatile part of the world. President Trump is sending a powerful message today by visiting Israel on his first international trip as commander-in-chief. As… Continue Reading


05.18.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On “The Future Of Navy” Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on "The Future of Navy" report released by U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson: "The Navy is an essential force that we rely on to deter aggression, project power, and maintain freedom of the seas. However, the national debt and Washington's broken budget process has undermined our ability to fully support our defense priorities. This includes building and maint… Continue Reading


05.17.17

Senator David Perdue Thanks Transportation Leadership Team For I-85 Repair

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) thanks Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner Russell McMurry, contractor C.W. Matthews, the Georgia State Patrol, and local and state government officials for their successful effort to get the I-85 bridge rebuilt a month ahead of the projected date of completion. Click here or on the photo below. (GDOT Commissioner Russell McMurry and Senator David Perdue) "I want to congratulate GDOT Commissioner Russell McMurry, Governo… Continue Reading


05.17.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses President Trump’s Agenda On Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with David Westin on Bloomberg TV's Bloomberg Daybreak about national security and President Trump's tax priorities. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Responding To Memo Reports: "Knowing President Trump the way I know him and seeing how he has operated over the last four months, it would be hard for me to believe that this will be substantiated so we will see how it turns out. I'm anxious to get past all of this… Continue Reading


05.16.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses National Security On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with Neil Cavuto on Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto about President Trump's national security efforts. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Fostering Ally Partnerships: "The people of Israel and the people of America have a lot in common, and we have been strong allies through the years. The Secretary of State and the National Security Adviser were in the room with the President. They say none of this happened … Continue Reading


05.16.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses National Security, Tax & Budget Priorities 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 overhauling the tax code, fixing Washington's broken budget system, and tackling our country's debt crisis. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Shiny Object In Washington: "When General McMaster says something didn't happen, it didn't happen. This is the shiny object of the day for the media and Washington. I want to get back to talking abo… Continue Reading


05.16.17

Senators Perdue, Strange Act To Restore Justice In Sanctuary Cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Luther Strange (R-AL) are taking action to restore respect for the rule of law and stop sanctuary cities from penalizing local businesses for bidding to work on the border wall. The senators' Securing the Border and Protecting Our Communities Act, would withhold federal transportation grant funds from cities that refuse to cooperate with the Department of Justice and reallocate the funds towards the completion of the border wall project au… Continue Reading


05.15.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Recognize National Police Week

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today co-sponsored a Senate resolution to honor law enforcement officers in Georgia and across the country by designating the week of May 15-21, 2017, as National Police Week. Today, May 15, is Peace Officers Memorial Day. The resolution remembers the 143 law enforcement officers across the United States killed in the line of duty in 2016 and the 42 law enforcement officers killed during the first four months of 2017. Add… Continue Reading


05.15.17

Senator David Perdue Co-Hosts Squawk Box, Discusses President Trump’s Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) today co-hosted CNBC's Squawk Box with Becky Quick, Joe Kernen, and Andrew Sorkin, and led a conversion about the ongoing work on President Trump's bold agenda. Making Progress: "It's about time that we break some eggs in Washington and change direction. The people in the real world know what needs to be done up here. It's the people in Washington who are having a tough time." Executing On The Agenda: "… Continue Reading


05.12.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Co-sponsor Bipartisan Childhood Cancer Research Expansion

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) recently co-sponsored the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, Research (STAR) Act, which would advance childhood cancer treatments through research and program development. "It is extremely important that we increase research to develop new treatments and new therapies to cure the devastating effects of childhood cancer," said Senator Isakson, who is a member of the Senate health committee and … Continue Reading


05.11.17

Senator David Perdue Introduces Commissioner Gary Black In Agriculture Committee

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black in a committee hearing addressing pesticide registration and how to give stakeholders more regulatory certainty through the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act. Click here to watch the video or on the photo below. Transcript: "I'm proud to introduce Georgia's Commissioner of Agriculture, Gary Black. Gary is a personal friend of mine, h… Continue Reading


05.10.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Former FBI Director Comey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on former FBI Director James Comey: "President Trump acted decisively and within his authority, and I stand behind him. The FBI is much larger than one person and the bureau has thousands of agents working hard every day to keep our nation safe. I am confident a new permanent director will be nominated and confirmed as soon as possible." ### Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term in the… Continue Reading


05.09.17

Senator David Perdue: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Should Answer To Congress & Consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, comments on efforts to nullify a CFPB rule that impacts millions of consumers and stifles growth in the electronic payment marketplace. "The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should answer to Congress and the American consumer," said Senator Perdue. "When the CFPB originally released its 1,689-page rule, it was entirely too broad and would negatively impact financial products millions of consumers … Continue Reading


05.09.17

Senator David Perdue: Keeping A Competitive Edge Against Adversaries’ Cyber Capabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and Director of the National Security Agency, about the United States' capabilities to detect and deter cyberattacks conducted by adversaries. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Ability To Detect And Deter Cyberattacks Senator Perdue: We're in a crisis stage right now-and I think you would agr… Continue Reading


05.09.17

Senator David Perdue Hosts Georgia Military Community Advisory Board

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with leaders from each of Georgia's military communities to discuss how all of the state's military bases can better work together to further strengthen Georgia's contribution to our national defense. "This meeting was a great example of the benefit of bringing together the military community groups from around Georgia, said Senator Perdue. "We heard some very impressive presentations and had a … Continue Reading

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