Press Releases

09.06.17

Senator David Perdue: Making America More Competitive Is A Top Priority

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on President Trump's speech on tax reform in North Dakota: "President Trump is right that a top priority when it comes to fixing our tax system is to make American businesses more competitive with the rest of the world. We've got to lower our corporate tax rate. We also have several trillion dollars stuck overseas in U.S. profits because of our repatriation tax. Getting rid of that archaic tax… Continue Reading


09.06.17

Senator David Perdue: August 2017 In Photos

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue shared a behind the scenes look at some of his travels throughout Georgia during the Senate's state work period. Download the full gallery here. 1. Savannah - Meeting with law enforcement officers at the Peace Officers Association of Georgia's annual conference. 2. Atlanta - Discussing the importance of American investment and diplomacy around the world at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. 3. Blairsville - Speaking to the Blairsville-Union Coun… Continue Reading


09.05.17

Senator David Perdue: The RAISE Act Should Be Part Of Congress’ Immigration Solution

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: "President Obama acted outside of his constitutional authority when he unilaterally changed our immigration laws through executive order. It is clear President Trump and Attorney General Sessions are committed to tackling the problems with our broken immigration system. Moving forward, it is imperative that any immigration proposals conside… Continue Reading


08.30.17

Senator David Perdue: Failure To Deliver On Tax Is Not An Option

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on President Trump's speech on tax reform: "President Trump's comments today are spot on. Thanks to American voters, we now have the opportunity to create a new tax system that is fairer for everyone and makes our country competitive again. The clock is ticking. There are only 61 session days until the end of the year to pass a plan that eliminates the repatriation tax, lowers the corporate ta… Continue Reading


08.28.17

Senator David Perdue Stresses Importance Of American Global Leadership

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue joined General Richard E. Hawley and Michael Goltzman at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition to discuss the importance of American investment and diplomacy around the world. To download photos, click here or on the image below. (From left to right: Michael Goltzman, Senator Perdue, General Richard E. Hawley, Liz Schrayer) "As we work to combat a myriad of threats around the world, we must continue America's role as a global humanitarian leader," said… Continue Reading


08.25.17

Senator David Perdue Addresses Blairsville-Union County Chamber Of Commerce

BLAIRSVILLE, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue joined the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce to discuss issues that matter to the business community, including the debt crisis, tax reform, health care, and regulatory rollbacks. To download photos, click here or on the image below. "Georgia is one of the top places to do business," said Senator Perdue. "We have a balanced budget law and low tax burdens that allow our businesses to thrive. The business-friendly climate is evident as … Continue Reading


08.24.17

Senator David Perdue Addresses Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue joined the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber to discuss issues that matter to the business community, including tax reform, health care, infrastructure, and regulatory rollbacks. To download photos, click here or on the image below. To download b-roll, click here. "It's no secret Georgia is the best state to do business, and our state chambers deserve much credit for this success," said Senator Perdue. "In order for Georgia to continue benefiting from pr… Continue Reading


08.24.17

Senator David Perdue Addresses Peace Officers Association Of Georgia

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue addressed hundreds of law enforcement officers at the Peace Officers Association of Georgia 2017 Annual Training Conference. To download photos, click here or on the image below. "Every day officers across Georgia put their lives on the line to protect our communities and all Georgians," said Senator Perdue. "At this time, our nation's police forces need the support of all Americans in their mission to protect and serve. I join all Georgians in thanki… Continue Reading


08.22.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Visit To Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's visit to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Yuma, Arizona: "The American people elected President Trump because he shares our sense of urgency in securing our border to protect our country. After years of careless immigration policies and leaders who have turned a blind eye to the chaos at our southern border, it's reassuring we now have a President who treats illegal immigration like the national … Continue Reading


08.21.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Path Forward In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's path forward for American involvement in Afghanistan: "President Trump and Secretary Mattis outlined a clear way forward for American involvement in Afghanistan. This is welcome news for our troops, our Afghan partners, and our allies working hard to eradicate terrorism and create stability. Due to weak leadership and arbitrary restrictions of President Obama's Adm… Continue Reading


08.15.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Efforts To Protect Intellectual Property

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's directive to investigate China's intellectual property laws to determine their impact on U.S. commerce: "I fully support President Trump's efforts to protect America's interests and engage our largest trade partner, China, on issues like intellectual property. Having lived and worked in Asia, I understand the importance of protecting intellectual property rights wherever they originate. Intellectual property has a… Continue Reading


08.09.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses RAISE Act On Various Radio Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recently discussed the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which would create a skills-based immigration system to make America more competitive, raise wages for American workers, and better meet the needs of our economy, on various radio shows. Attract the Best and Brightest: "For America to continue to be the economic leader, we've got to continue to be the innovator and we've got to continue to attract the best and… Continue Reading


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

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