Press Releases

01.22.18

Senator David Perdue Supports National School Choice Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and others to introduce a resolution declaring January 22-26, 2018 as National School Choice Week. "One of my first jobs was at a Head Start program helping kids learn to read, and both of my parents were schoolteachers, so ensuring students have access to a quality education has always been very important to me," said Senator Perdue. "Parents, teachers, and administrators all know that Washington's one-size-fit… Continue Reading


01.22.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On End Of Schumer Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) made the following statement after Senate Democrats agreed to end the Schumer Shutdown and reopen the federal government: "It is ridiculous that we were ever in the Schumer Shutdown in the first place. I'm glad to see that Senate Democrats came to their senses and stopped this nonsense. It is frustrating that this is the same proposal that was offered to them days ago before they decided to shut down the government over immigration. Senate De… Continue Reading


01.20.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On The Schumer Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) made the following statement after Senate Democrats voted to shut down the federal government: "This Schumer Shutdown is absolutely ridiculous. It is totally irresponsible for the Democrats to use government funding as a bargaining chip. Democrats have created a false deadline by trying to tie illegal immigration to government funding. As I've consistently said, these are two totally different issues and should be dealt with separately. Ever … Continue Reading


01.19.18

Senator David Perdue: All Life Is Worth Protecting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the annual March for Life in our nation's capital: "It is inspiring to see so many Georgians in our nation's capital today marching to protect unborn life," said Senator Perdue. "March for Life makes a powerful statement to our country's leaders and the world: all life is worth protecting. We have a moral obligation to fight for those who can't fight for themselves, and I will continue working alongside these Georgians marching tod… Continue Reading


01.18.18

Senator David Perdue: Holding Our Military Hostage Is No Way To Govern

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor to reiterate that funding the government and solving the DACA situation are two entirely different issues, with two separate deadlines, and should not be tied together as one. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Only In Washington: "It is absolutely ridiculous that we're in the fourth month of this fiscal year, in the middle of January, and we still haven't funded the government for the balance of th… Continue Reading


01.18.18

Senator David Perdue Votes To Further Counterterrorism Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services Committee, comments on the Senate's action to allow U.S. intelligence agencies to continue collecting communications data on any foreign power or agent engaged in espionage or terrorism: "The world is more dangerous than any time in my life. Now more than ever, we must remain vigilant in protecting the homeland. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is a vital intelligence tool that helps further our counter… Continue Reading


01.17.18

Grassley, Cotton, Perdue: Latest Immigration Plan leaves Key Concerns Unresolved

WASHINGTON - Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue today made the following comments regarding the Durbin-Graham-Flake immigration proposal, which fails to adequately address border security, enforcement, chain migration and diversity visas, while expanding legal status to immigrants who knowingly violated immigration law. "The Durbin-Graham-Flake proposal would do nothing to solve the underlying problem in our current immigration system. It… Continue Reading


01.14.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration Latest On Fox News & ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Trish Regan on Fox News Channel's Sunday Morning Futures and George Stephanopoulos on ABC's This Week about recent meetings at the White House to fix the legal immigration system. Click here or on the image below to watch the Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures interview. Highlights from Sunday Morning Futures Negotiating A Deal: "The President has been very clear that any solution to DACA must include border security, including t… Continue Reading


01.12.18

Senator Perdue & Senator Cotton Comment On Yesterday’s White House Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) comment on yesterday's meeting at the White House on negotiations to fix the legal immigration system: "President Trump brought everyone to the table this week and listened to both sides. But regrettably, it seems that not everyone is committed to negotiating in good faith. In regards to Senator Durbin's accusation, we do not recall the President saying these comments specifically but what he did call out was the imbalan… Continue Reading


01.10.18

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with David Westin on Bloomberg TV's Daybreak America about the positive impact President Trump's agenda is having on our economy, American workers, and American businesses. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Accomplishing Job One: "We are already seeing growth. President Trump said job one was growing the economy. He focused on three things. First was the regulatory work. Last year, we reversed around 860 rules and regul… Continue Reading


01.10.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Fixing Legal Immigration System On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Brian Kilmeade on Fox News' Fox & Friends about yesterday's bipartisan meeting at the White House to fix the legal immigration system. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Goals Established: "This President is an outsider. He is a business guy. He wants to get results on this issue just like he did on tax. What we did yesterday is agree on two things. One, we agreed on the scope of this current negotiation. We are… Continue Reading


01.09.18

Senator David Perdue: President Trump Driving Consensus To Fix Our Legal Immigration System

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) made the following comments after the White House meeting on immigration today: "President Trump, being an outsider and business guy, is driving consensus between Republicans and Democrats to fix our legal immigration system. Today's White House meeting was to define the scope of this negotiation to include four items: solving the DACA situation, addressing border security, ending chain migration, and eliminating the outdated visa lottery. Pre… Continue Reading


01.05.18

Senator David Perdue Works To Strengthen Georgia’s HBCUs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, joined Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) to help improve the financial health of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), some of our nation’s most critical higher education institutions.


12.30.17

Senator David Perdue Recaps This Year’s Results, Previews 2018 on Fox News

ATLANTA, GA – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Mike Emanuel on Fox News’ Special Report about President Trump’s significant accomplishments during his first year in office and the priorities heading into 2018.


12.29.17

Senator David Perdue: 2017 In Photos

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared a look at his third year as an outsider in the U.S. Senate working to shake things up and get results for Georgians and the American people. Download the entire gallery here. 1. January 20, 2017: Attending President Trump's inauguration with Senators Thom Tillis and Joni Ernst. 2. February 9, 2017: Meeting with Judge Neil Gorsuch, who the Senate later confirmed as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. 3. April 12, 2017: Tour… Continue Reading


12.28.17

Senator David Perdue Highlights President Trump’s Year of Accomplishments

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement after spending time with President Trump this week discussing upcoming priorities: "President Trump is a political outsider and business guy who is listening to the American people. He is moving at a business pace, not a bureaucratic pace, and as a result our economy is in the midst of a turnaround. Everybody in the country outside of the Washington bubble recognizes that the President's agenda is beginning to work.… Continue Reading


12.22.17

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort 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) took 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 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 the option to h… Continue Reading


12.22.17

Senator David Perdue Tackles False Claims About The Tax Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) took to the Senate floor this week to correct the false claims being made about the positive impact the Republican tax cut plan will have on American families, workers, and businesses. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Fiction: Big government works best for the American people. FACT: "Over 40 years, I have watched U.S. competitiveness decline and decline. Why? Because of two reasons. Our federal government grew out of prop… Continue Reading


12.21.17

Senator David Perdue Highlights Historic Tax Cuts On Conservative Radio

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) highlighted the historic changes to the tax code that Congress sent to the President's desk this week on several national radio shows. Click here to listen or click on the image above. A Step Forward: "I came here to try to help change the direction of our country. We have a man in the White House who's trying to do the same thing. This tax bill will help us do that, no question about it." Socialism Has Never Worked: "There's no living exa… Continue Reading


12.20.17

Senator David Perdue: This Is The Capstone On A Very Successful Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Bloomberg TV's What'd You Miss to discuss the historic changes to the tax code that have been sent to President Trump's desk to provide relief to middle-class families and make America more competitive again. Click here to watch or click on the image below. A Year Of Accomplishments: "This is the capstone on a very successful year of the Trump Administration. President Trump said job one was getting the economy going. He pulled back … Continue Reading

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