Press Releases

12.20.17

Senator David Perdue: This Is An Historic Achievement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate took historic action to fix the tax code: "For the last eight years, America has suffered under big government bureaucrats' vision of an America where the new norm is two percent economic growth. Today Republicans said that's not good enough. President Trump has been working tirelessly this year making it a priority to provide regulatory relief, un… Continue Reading


12.19.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Historic Tax Cuts On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Joe Kernen, Becky Quick, and Andrew Sorkin on CNBC's Squawk Box about the historic action the U.S. Senate has taken to fix the tax code, help middle-class families, and make America more competitive again. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Historic Opportunity: "It's a historic day in Washington. People are expecting us to get tax done, and I think we will." Simplifying The Code: "This is a simplification. Only 30… Continue Reading


12.18.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s National Security Strategy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's National Security Strategy: "President Trump has laid out a clear path to protect our homeland and reengage around the world. This multi-pronged strategy will encourage diplomacy with our allies and challenge our global competitors in an ever-changing world. We have to recognize that the world is more dangerous than any time in my lifetime and Americans are facing … Continue Reading


12.14.17

Senator David Perdue: UN Report On Iran Validates U.S. Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services Committee, comments on the United Nations report describing Iran's repeat violations of UN resolutions, including weapons transfer and arming Houthi rebels in Yemen: "President Trump and Ambassador Haley have been consistently calling Iran out for its nefarious behavior and this report validates their concerns. The UN's acknowledgement of Iran's destabilizing actions is also critical to global efforts to rein in… Continue Reading


12.13.17

Senator David Perdue Introduces Georgia Federal Judge Nominee In Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) introduced Judge Stan Baker, of St. Simons, President Trump's nominee to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia, in his confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: "I'm proud to be here today to introduce an outstanding Georgian, Judge Stan Baker, who has been nominated by President Trump to fill a federal District Court vacancy in the Souther… Continue Reading


12.13.17

Senator David Perdue Introduces Atlanta-Based U.S. Circuit Judge Nominee In Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) introduced Judge Lisa Branch, of Atlanta, President Trump's nominee to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Atlanta-based Eleventh Circuit, in her confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Click here or on the image below to watch. Click here to download a photo. Transcript: "I'm proud to be here today to introduce an outstanding Georgian, Judge Lisa Branch, who has been nominated by President Trump to fill a vacancy on t… Continue Reading


12.12.17

Senator David Perdue On The Signing Of Major Defense Bill Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, commented on President Trump's signing of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law today, which includes 30 of Senator Perdue's priorities: "One of six reasons why 13 colonies came together in the first place was to provide for the national defense. President Trump has shown he is committed to carrying out this responsibility as our country's commander in chief. By signing this de… Continue Reading


12.12.17

What They Are Saying: Annual Defense Bill Critical To Georgia’s Military Community

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today President Trump will sign into law a defense bill to prioritize troop readiness, expedite an audit of the Department of Defense, increase service member pay, and ensure our military has the resources it needs to carry out its mission around the globe. As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and member of the bill's negotiating team, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) was an active participant in discussions around this defense bill, which includes 30 of Senator… Continue Reading


12.11.17

Senator David Perdue: We Must Remain Vigilant In Protecting Our Homeland

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the attempted terrorist attack in New York City: "Today was the second terrorist attack on our nation's largest city in two months. Both events are a byproduct of our broken immigration system. The perpetrator of the October attack entered the U.S. through the visa lottery. The suspect in today's attack entered through chain migration. We must remain vigilant in protecting ourselves, our homeland, and our interests abroad. As today… Continue Reading


12.08.17

Senator David Perdue: Tax Changes Are A Win For Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor 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. What This Means For Individuals: "These changes to the tax code are a win for American families, American workers, and American businesses. A family of four making the median income of $73,000 a year will see their tax bill go down by $2,200 a month. That's… Continue Reading


12.07.17

Senator David Perdue Blasts Government Funding Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, blasts Congress' broken budget process and Congress' reliance on temporary funding patches: "Congress' budget process is a total failure, and in my opinion, a fraud perpetrated on the American people. It has only worked four times in 43 years. The federal government was supposed to be fully funded 68 days ago on September 30, the end of our fiscal year. Instead, Washington has given itself another exte… Continue Reading


12.06.17

Senator David Perdue Addresses Local Elected Officials At White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Vice President Mike Pence, and senior Trump Administration officials joined Georgia county commissioners and state legislators at a White House event this week highlighting how Georgia is leading at the national level to help influence and shape major policy decisions impacting the people of Georgia and our country. Click here or on the image below to download photos. Click here to download b-roll video. Highlights: Best State For Busin… Continue Reading


12.06.17

Senator David Perdue Acts To Roll Back Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, joined Republicans and Democrats in passing the most significant rollback of financial regulations since Dodd-Frank was enacted: "This is a huge win for America's small businesses and will promote economic growth. At a time when it seems Washington cannot agree on much, this was a major bipartisan action in the U.S. Senate to roll back significant Dodd-Frank provisions. This is one step closer to unra… Continue Reading


12.06.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Decision On Jerusalem

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem at the capital of Israel: "It's long overdue we send a powerful message of support to one of our closest allies, Israel. I commend President Trump for taking continued steps to reaffirm the United States' relationship with Israel after years of questionable policies from the Obama Administration. As a new U.S. Senator, I made my firs… Continue Reading


12.05.17

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Discusses RAISE Act At Center For Immigration Studies Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Dr. Michael Teitelbaum, former Vice Chair of the Jordan Commission, at a Center for Immigration Studies event to discuss the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act and why it should be included in any solution to fix our country's immigration problems. Click here to watch or click on the image below. (From L-R: Mark Krikorian, Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies; Dr. Michael Teitelbaum, forme… Continue Reading


12.05.17

Republican Senators Author Plan to Resolve DACA Situation, Improve Integrity & Confidence in Immigration System

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A group of senators led by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) today introduced legislation to protect and provide certainty to DACA recipients, and improve the lawful immigration system by targeting illegal immigration and criminal aliens. The Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts, (SECURE) Act contains provisions from several immigration proposals, including Senator Dick Durbin's (D-IL) bipartisan BRIDGE Act, which protects DAC… Continue Reading


12.05.17

What They Are Saying: Industry Leaders Praise Bipartisan Plan To Reduce Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, at 10:00am ET, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and members of the Senate Banking Committee will amend and vote on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, a bipartisan plan to roll back significant portions of the Dodd-Frank Act. This bill will provide regulatory relief for community banks, credit unions, mid-sized banks, regional banks, and custody banks, none of whom contributed to the financial crisis of 2008. It also improves important co… Continue Reading


12.04.17

Fact vs. Fiction: Senator Perdue Lays Out The Facts About Tax On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Shannon Bream on Fox News @ Night to clear up the misinformation about the U.S. Senate's plan to fix the tax code, help middle-class families, and make America more competitive again. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Fiction: The GOP tax plan will add $1 trillion to the national debt. Fact: "I am more optimistic that this plan is going to ignite our economy. President Trump said job one was getting our economy go… Continue Reading


12.03.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Historic Tax Cuts On Fox News’ Sunday Morning Futures

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Maria Bartiromo on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo about the historic action the U.S. Senate took to fix the tax code, help middle-class families, and make America more competitive again. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Making History: "The U.S. Senate passed a historic tax bill, the first one since 1986. I'm very excited because this will be so stimulative for our economy. Our workers will… Continue Reading


12.02.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Historic Tax Cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate took historic action to fix the tax code: "For years, American workers and companies have struggled to compete with the rest of the world. Not anymore. Today, we delivered on an historic opportunity to cut taxes and fix the archaic tax code. This is a major win for the American people. Lower tax rates for individuals and businesses will raise wages… Continue Reading

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