Press Releases

03.15.17

Senator David Perdue Talks Debt & Rising Interest Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today talked with CNBC and Bloomberg today about solving our debt crisis and growing the economy. Click here to watch CNBC or click here to watch Bloomberg. CNBC Highlights: Turning Around The Economy: "What we have seen so far is the bond market and indeed the stock market is pricing in growth. They're anticipating what this president is proposing will actually work. Pull back on regulation, change this archaic tax code, lower the corpora… Continue Reading


03.15.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On National Security Advisor, Lieutenant General McMaster

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting to approve a change of billet for National Security Advisor, Lieutenant General Herbert R. McMaster, Jr., so he can remain on active duty: "It's fantastic to see a former Commanding General of Fort Benning serve our country as President Trump's National Security Advisor. Lieutenant General McMaster has a proven track record and a deep understanding of this… Continue Reading


03.15.17

Senator David Perdue On Confirmation Of Director Of National Intelligence, Dan Coats

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) voted to confirm former Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) as the Director of National Intelligence: "As an Army veteran, former U.S. Ambassador, and former member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, Senator Coats is extremely qualified to lead our nation's intelligence efforts. In his new role as the Director of National Intelligence, I am confident that Senator Coats will be a trustworthy leader for our country. I look forwa… Continue Reading


03.09.17

Senator David Perdue: Sweeping CFPB Prepaid Card Rule Should Still Be Scrapped

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) commented on the delay of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) Prepaid Card Rule, which would impact millions of consumers and stifle growth in the electronic payment marketplace: "The CFPB continues to be a rogue agency," said Senator David Perdue. "From its initial stages, this rule was shortsighted and so sweeping that it would have stifled innovation in a growing marketplace millions of consumers rely on. Ultimately, the CFPB … Continue Reading


03.09.17

Senators Perdue, Peters Reintroduce No Hero Left Untreated Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Gary Peters (D-MI) have reintroduced the No Hero Left Untreated Act to enhance medical care for America's heroes. The bill is companion legislation to Congressman Steve Knight's No Hero Left Untreated Act, which was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on February 16, 2017. "We must honor and care for the women and men who have courageously served our country," said Senator Perdue, a member of the Armed Services Committee. "T… Continue Reading


03.08.17

Senator Perdue & Congressman Collins Take Action To Improve Georgia National Forest

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) today introduced legislation to improve management of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest by creating a more cohesive park boundary, which would also improve opportunities for hunting, fishing, and hiking. "The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest is an important economic generator," said Senator David Perdue, a member of the Agriculture Committee. "These updated park boundaries will make the land mo… Continue Reading


03.08.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue: Action Needed To Address Threats To Jewish Institutions In Georgia, Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the recent threats against Jewish Community Centers and other Jewish organizations in Georgia and around the country, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday wrote to key national security leaders to request enhanced security and continued vigilance surrounding these threats to our national security. According to the Jewish Federation, the Atlanta Jewish Academy, the Marcus Jewish Community Center in Dunwoody and the Augusta Jewish Comm… Continue Reading


03.06.17

Senator David Perdue On Updated Executive Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services Committee, commented on President Donald J. Trump's updated executive order: "Since day one, President Trump has kept his promise to protect our country and keep all Americans safe. President Trump and his National Security Team have closely examined our vetting procedures for countries with ISIS strongholds and continue to take action to stop ISIS from exploiting our country's immigration system and refugee pro… Continue Reading


03.03.17

Senators Perdue, Peters Introduce Bill to Enhance Cyber Security Coordination

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Gary Peters (D-MI) today announced they have introduced bipartisan legislation to help state and local governments combat cyber threats by increasing coordination with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The State and Local Cyber Protection Act requires DHS's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) to provide assistance and training for state, local, and tribal governments in preventing, preparing for, a… Continue Reading


03.02.17

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Discusses President Trump’s Bold Agenda For America

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recently spoke about President Trump's renewed spirit of optimism on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront. Click here to watch or on the photo below. Trump's Heart For America: "I was there last night and I have to say, what I saw last night is more like what I see in private. President Trump is a strong leader. He has a heart for America, that's why he's done this. What we saw last night, though, is a man who's really concerned about the future of … Continue Reading


03.02.17

Senator David Perdue Stands Behind Attorney General Jeff Sessions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today reaffirmed his support for Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the Senate Floor. Click here or on the photo below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak in defense of a dear colleague of ours, who is now the Attorney General, Jeff Sessions. He is my friend, and more importantly, he is a former colleague of this very body. He's a man of integrity. He is a man of principle. I trust him and I take him at his word. Furthermore, he has re… Continue Reading


03.02.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Energy Secretary, Governor Rick Perry

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) voted to confirm former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of the Department of Energy: "Governor Perry is a long-time advocate of American energy independence and he will play a key role in President Trump's plans to develop our nation's many energy resources. Last Congress, President Obama vetoed the Keystone Pipeline, after Congress approved the project with a bipartisan majority in both chambers. President Trump is already translating … Continue Reading


03.02.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Housing & Urban Development Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, voted to confirm Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development: "Our nation's cities and rural communities have very diverse housing needs and development requirements. When I met with Dr. Carson, we discussed the wide range of improvements for large cities like Atlanta and smaller cities like my hometown, Warner Robins. Dr. Carson is a very knowledgeable man with a si… Continue Reading


03.01.17

Senator David Perdue Talks Obamacare After White House Visit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) talked with Chuck Todd on MSNBC's Meet the Press Daily after meeting with President Donald J. Trump at the White House earlier today. Click here to watch or on the photo below. Today's Business Meeting At White House: "What we had today was a business meeting by the President of the United States telling us what his objectives were, what the mission was, what everybody's role was, and what he expected...Last night, President Trump laid out… Continue Reading


03.01.17

Senator David Perdue Talks Tax On CNBC And Bloomberg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) reacts to President Donald J. Trump's first joint address to Congress on CNBC's Squawk Box and Bloomberg TV's Daybreak. Click here to watch CNBC or click here to watch Bloomberg Daybreak. CNBC Highlights: Renewed Spirit Of Optimism: "We saw President Trump hitting his stride last night, laying out an optimistic vision for our country, telling Democrats and Republicans we've got to come together to solve these big issues that we all know… Continue Reading


03.01.17

Senator David Perdue On Confirmation Of Congressman Ryan Zinke As Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) voted to confirm President Donald J. Trump's nominee to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-MT). "Congressman Zinke is a great choice to lead the Department of the Interior. Under his leadership, I have full confidence that America will unlock its full energy potential. Congressman Zinke's experience and commitment to preserving our wildlife and natural resources make him uniquely qualified for the position. I was pr… Continue Reading


02.28.17

Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s First Address To Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress, reacts to President Donald J. Trump's first joint address to Congress: "President Trump has hit the ground running and is keeping his promises to the American people. He has put the needs of Americans first and the results he's already achieved have brought forward a renewed spirit of optimism in our country. It's been encouraging to see President Trump start to get our government moving at more of a busi… Continue Reading


02.28.17

Senator David Perdue Meets With Georgia’s HBCU Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) to meet with Presidents from Clark Atlanta University, Fort Valley State University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Morehouse College, Savannah State University, and Spelman College. Click here to view the photos or on the image below. "It is very encouraging to see President Trump pledge his support for our country's Historically Black Colleges and Universities mission. Our HBCUs play an important… Continue Reading


02.28.17

Senator David Perdue Applauds President Trump’s Action To Stop WOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, responded to President Donald J. Trump's executive order to reverse the Environmental Protection Agency's 'Waters of the US' (WOTUS) rule: "President Trump's action to roll back the EPA's overreach is a step in the right direction to help Georgia's farmers and agriculture industry. Overturning President Obama's harmful WOTUS rule is a resounding victory for our state and for the entire country. Th… Continue Reading


02.27.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Next U.S. Department Of Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement on the confirmation of the next U.S. Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross: "Both sides of the aisle can agree Wilbur Ross is a great choice to oversee our country's trade and commerce. Mr. Ross has a track record of promoting job creation and will be a strong new voice to get our economy growing again. I congratulate Mr. Ross on his confirmation and look forward to working together to make America competitive … Continue Reading

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