Press Releases

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


05.08.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Air Force Secretary, Dr. Heather Wilson

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, congratulates former Congresswoman, Dr. Heather Wilson, on being confirmed as the next Air Force Secretary: "As an Air Force veteran and former Congresswoman, Dr. Wilson is qualified and well-poised to hit the ground running as our next Air Force Secretary," said Senator Perdue. "Dr. Wilson and I have discussed in detail some of the Air Force's most pressing challenges, including impending c… Continue Reading


05.05.17

Senator David Perdue Leads Letter Requesting Report On Obama Administration’s Iran Prisoner Swap

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), James Inhofe (R-OK), Thom Tillis (R-NC), John Boozman (R-AR), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Luther Strange (R-AL) are requesting information on the crimes of the seven individuals granted clemency and the fourteen fugitives for whom charges were dropped as part of the prisoner exchange between the United States and I… Continue Reading


05.04.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Funding Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the funding bill Congress passed for the remainder of fiscal year 2017: "President Trump is undertaking an ambitious turnaround of the federal government. His first funding bill is a step in the right direction to move forward after eight years of dysfunction. However, both the President and Congress are still hamstrung by the broken budget process. Too many in Washington will only negotiate when there is an ultimatum between fun… Continue Reading


05.01.17

Senator David Perdue Receives Friend Of Farm Bureau Award

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, this week was presented with the American Farm Bureau's "Friend of Farm Bureau" award at the Georgia Farm Bureau's annual legislative meeting. Senator David Perdue presented "Friend of Farm Bureau" by Georgia Farm Bureau President Gerald Long. "Having grown up working on my family's farm, I'm proud to be a voice for Georgia farmers," said Senator Perdue. "Agriculture is Georgia's number one indus… Continue Reading


04.29.17

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Highlights President Trump’s Success At 100-Day Mark

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) highlights President Trump's accomplishments as he marks his 100th day in office, Saturday, April 29. Renewing American Optimism "Consumer confidence, and I've watched this all my life, is actually up. It's the highest it has been in 20 years. CEO confidence is up. Why is that? They are hopeful that we are actually going to break through on regulation, which they see happening right now, that we will end up with a relatively good tax package… Continue Reading


04.28.17

Senator David Perdue Delivers Remarks At NRA-ILA Conference

WASHINGTON, DC - Following President Trump's speech today, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) delivered remarks at the 2017 NRA-ILA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Getting Results "I see this man moving in so many directions. He's moving at a business-pace, not a bureaucratic-pace. He's looking to pull back the regulations that have sucked the very life out of this economy over the last eight years. He is fighting hard to bring justice back … Continue Reading


04.27.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Secretary Of Labor, Alexander Acosta

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to confirm Alexander Acosta as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor: "Americans can add Alexander Acosta to the long list of exceptional leaders now serving in President Trump's Cabinet. A strong labor force is necessary to lead the United States back to economic prosperity. I am confident Secretary Acosta will deliver on President Trump's jobs agenda, putting Americans back to work and rolling back the burdensome regulations,… Continue Reading


04.27.17

Senator David Perdue: China On Track To Reach Parity With U.S. In Pacific

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Admiral Harry B. Harris, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command about China's increasing influence in the Asia-Pacific region and the threat of China's growing investment in its military. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Senator Perdue: Since the Barbary Pirates and our first five frigates, the United States has always dealt with our foreign policy and our… Continue Reading


04.27.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses President Trump’s First 100 Days On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Becky Quick, Joe Kernen, and Andrew Sorkin on CNBC's Squawk Box about the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration and President Trump's tax priorities. Click here to view the video or on the image below. Encouraging Growth: "President Trump said job one would be get the economy going and he is trying to move in that direction. The regulatory work that has been done so far is encouraging. I like this tax conversation and I giv… Continue Reading


04.26.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On White House North Korea Briefing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the White House North Korea briefing: "North Korea's reckless belligerence threatens our allies in the region and could possibly threaten the homeland in the future. Today's briefing signals President Trump's willingness to engage and inform both Republicans and Democrats in Congress of the increasing risk posed by North Korea. A strong U.S. partnership with our allies in the region… Continue Reading


04.26.17

Senator David Perdue Meets Georgia Teacher Of The Year

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) met with the 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year, Casey Bethel. Bethel is a science teacher at New Manchester High School, which is a part of the Douglas County School System. To read more about Mr. Bethel, click here. Click here to view or on the photo below. "As the son of two schoolteachers, it is inspiring to meet a teacher who is so passionate about his profession and dedicated to helping his students succeed," said Senator Perdue. "I congrat… Continue Reading


04.26.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses President Trump’s First 100 Days On CNN

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Alisyn Camerota on CNN's New Day about the First 100 Days of the Trump Administration and President Trump's tax reform plan that is expected to be announced today. Click here to view the video or on the image below. Renewing Optimism: "Consumer confidence is at a twenty-year high. CEO confidence is at a seventeen-year high. Manufacturing confidence is at a thirteen-year high. People who are looking at the results of this Presiden… Continue Reading


04.25.17

Senator David Perdue Acts To Protect Purple Heart Medals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is leading the effort in the Senate to protect the Purple Heart and stop second-hand dealers from profiting on the sacrifices of America's war heroes. Senator David Perdue posthumously presents the Purple Heart to the family of 1LT Franklyn Lewis Snyder on April 22, 2016 "Many Purple Heart medals are lost and stolen from the original recipient or their family members," said Senator Perdue. "It is our job to preserve the sacrifices made by … Continue Reading


04.24.17

Senator David Perdue Congratulates New Secretary Of Agriculture, Governor Sonny Perdue

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, congratulates his first cousin, Governor Sonny Perdue, upon the Senate confirmation of his nomination to be the next Secretary of Agriculture. Senator Perdue presided over the vote and voted present. Transcript: "I rise tonight to speak briefly about our new Secretary of Agriculture, my first cousin, Sonny Perdue. I grew up with this man. I probably know too much about him but we won't go ther… Continue Reading


04.14.17

Senator David Perdue Speaks With Director Of Atlanta VA

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with Annette Walker, Director of the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, to discuss issues facing the VA and ways to improve medical care for our nation's heroes. Click here to view the photo or on the image below. Senator David Perdue and staff meet with Director of the Atlanta VA. (From L-R: Paul Seals, Dr. Tincie Lynch, Director Annette Walker, Terri Dann, and Senator David Perdu "Th… Continue Reading


04.14.17

Senator David Perdue Visits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visited Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Egleston campus and met with the leadership team, including CEO Donna Hyland. Click here to view the photo or on the image below. Senator David Perdue and staff meet with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Leadership. (From L-R: John Eunice, Ron Frieson, Joyce White, Joe Rogers, Senator Perdue, Donna Hyland, Jonathan Goldman, Jamila Pope, Mary Beth Bova, Dr. Patrick Frias, Dr. Michael Davis, David Tatum) … Continue Reading

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