Press Releases

07.05.17

Senator David Perdue Joins Efforts To Grow U.S. Navy Fleet

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined thirteen other senators, led by Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), in making it the policy of the United States to meet the U.S. Navy's requirement of 355 ships, needed to respond to military and humanitarian missions around the world. This guidance was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 passed by the Senate Armed Services Committee last week. "Today… Continue Reading


07.03.17

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Shares Independence Day Message

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ahead of Independence Day, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the below video message on America's 241st birthday: Click here to watch the video or on the photo below. Transcript: 241 years ago, democracy became the law of the land in the United States of America. Our founding mothers and fathers took a stand, and against all odds, they prevailed in the fight for our independence. They are true patriots and heroes. It's because of their courage that we today ha… Continue Reading


06.30.17

Group Of Senators Call For Cancellation Of August Recess

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) was joined by U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT), Joni Ernst (R-IA), John Kennedy (R-LA), James Lankford (R-OK), Mike Lee (R-UT), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Luther Strange (R-AL), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Thom Tillis (R-NC), in asking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to cancel the Senate's scheduled August state work period if meaningful progress has not been made on the following five priorities: fixing health care, funding the government, dealing with… Continue Reading


06.29.17

Senator David Perdue Secures Numerous Priorities In Annual Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced the inclusion of nearly 30 of his provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. The NDAA will now go to the Senate floor for further consideration. The FY18 NDAA authorizes a base defense budget of $632 billion. In combination with the Trump Administration's request of $8 billion for other defense priorities, the NDAA supports a total defense budget… Continue Reading


06.28.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Praise Rollback Of Government Takeover Of Waterways

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) praised Tuesday's announcement by the Trump administration that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will take action to begin rolling back an ill-conceived regulation from the Obama administration known as "Waters of the United States." "This is great news for Georgia's farmers and our entire agriculture industry who are eager to see the rights returned to our states and local communities to oversee our land an… Continue Reading


06.26.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Court’s Action To Reinstate President Trump’s National Security Directive

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reinstate much of President Trump's executive order to improve national security: "From day one, President Trump and his national security team took swift action to protect Americans by placing a temporary pause on admissions to the U.S. from countries that pose national security concerns. Today, the Supreme Court decided to allow President Trump's directive to be largely implemented and hear ap… Continue Reading


06.26.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On CBO Score Of Senate Health Care Discussion Draft

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) score for the Senate health care discussion draft: "When the CBO scored Obamacare in 2010, it overshot its projection of how many people would gain insurance by more than 12 million people. It's clear the CBO cannot predict the purchasing patterns for millions of Americans. Just like the House CBO score earlier this year, this bureaucratic analysis will do nothing to prevent Obamacare from fa… Continue Reading


06.23.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Health Care Discussion Draft

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Senate health care discussion draft: "After reviewing the initial working draft, I believe it includes many substantial fixes to our broken health care system. Obamacare is the law of the land and collapsing under its own weight, and now we are closer than ever before to delivering real relief to millions of Americans struggling under the current system. Obviously, this will not be the final bill, but I'm hopeful that we can re… Continue Reading


06.21.17

Senators Perdue, Shaheen, Bennet Act In Support Of Lebanon

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Michael Bennet (D-CO) took action in support of Lebanon. On the heels of World Refugee Day, the senators introduced a bipartisan resolution acknowledging the burden Lebanon endures with the Syrian refugee crisis and highlighting the hurdles to long-term stability for Lebanon. The senators signaled the support of the United States for Lebanon's continued efforts to combat threats from ISIS and curb the influence of t… Continue Reading


06.21.17

Senator David Perdue Meets Georgia Congressional Award Gold Medal Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) met with The Congressional Award's Gold Medal recipients, Cristina Dalton, a student at The Westminster Schools, and Rachael Liu, an Archer High School student, and shared the experience on Facebook Live. Also receiving the award is Margaret Silliman, a student at The Westminster Schools. Click here to view the video or on the image below. To download a high-resolution image, click here. Rachael Liu, Senator Perdue, and Cristina Dalton "Co… Continue Reading


06.19.17

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today guest co-hosted CNBC's Squawk Box and led a conversation about fixing health care, jumpstarting the economy, and breaking through Washington gridlock. During the show, Senator Perdue also interviewed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Current Crisis: "We've got three drivers of our debt over the next ten years. The current baseline budget says we're going to add $10 tril… Continue Reading


06.19.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Syria Conflict & Government Funding On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services and Budget Committees, today spoke with Shannon Bream on Fox News Channel's America's Newsroom about recent developments in Syria and upcoming government funding deadlines. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Syria Conflict: Sending A Clear Message: "This is a way that sends a message not only to Russia but also to Bashar al-Assad. No more chemical weapons, and we're going to defend our people… Continue Reading


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

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