Press Releases

06.07.17

Senator David Perdue Calls On Congress To Responsibly Fund Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke about how Washington's broken budget and unworkable appropriations process is preventing Congress from responsibly funding our country's priorities. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Totally Broken System: "This is the only enterprise I can find anywhere in the world that funds its operations this way. The problem is we have a system that is absolutely, totally broken. It's a fraud that's being perpetrat… Continue Reading


06.07.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s FBI Nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's nomination of Christopher Wray to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): "Today President Trump chose former Atlanta federal prosecutor, Christopher Wray, to lead our nation's highest law enforcement agency. Mr. Wray has proven he is dedicated to upholding our nation's laws and seeking justice. His work with DOJ on major cases like the Enron scandal and September 11th terrorist attacks make him an ideal c… Continue Reading


06.06.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Our Responsibility To Our Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Senate's actions to increase accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs: "Our responsibility to our veterans does not end when we welcome them home from the frontlines. In recent years, however, the Department of Veterans Affairs has failed in its commitment to the women and men who served our country. Little accountability within the VA has threatened veterans' access… Continue Reading


06.06.17

Senator David Perdue: The Budget Is The Number One Concern Here

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Secretary Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force, and General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force about how budget constraints are hurting U.S. Air Force readiness. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Senator Perdue: The budget is the number one concern here. I'm concerned that we're not funding you at the level to where you can meet the miss… Continue Reading


06.05.17

Senator David Perdue Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Reunification Of Jerusalem

"Israel's victory in the Six Day War was a pivotal moment in the Middle East. Despite facing great odds, Israel triumphed and reunified the city of Jerusalem, opening it to all faiths and strengthening Israel's commitment to religious freedom. As part of this larger vision of peace in the Middle East, both Egypt and Jordan have continued to uphold their respective peace treaties with Israel. President Trump has shown Israel is a priority, and we will continue to support our longtime friend and a… Continue Reading


06.01.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Paris Climate Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement: "Today, President Trump chose to make a clean exit from the Paris Agreement. This agreement was a perfect example of Obama-era overreach in which the previous administration entered what should have been considered as a treaty without any congressional approval. The U.S. withdrawal is the next step in fulfilling President Trump's promise to rescind burdensome regulatio… Continue Reading


05.31.17

Perdue, Woodall Act 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) are taking 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 senators' 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… Continue Reading


05.30.17

Senator David Perdue Interviews Hiram Student In Senate Page Program On Facebook Live

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) interviewed Hannah Seawell, a junior at South Paulding High School and participant in the U.S. Senate Page Program, on Facebook Live. Click here to view the video or on the photo below. "Hannah is an impressive young leader who represents Georgia well," said Senator Perdue. "It was great to learn more about her experience as an ambassador for Georgia's youth in the Senate Page Program. I look forward to hearing more about Hannah's success in … Continue Reading


05.26.17

Senator David Perdue Joins Efforts To Hold Iran Accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined thirteen senators, led by Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) in holding Iran accountable for its increasingly aggressive behavior. The senators are taking steps to expand sanctions on Iran for the development of ballistic missiles, support for terrorism, transfers of conventional weapons to or from Iran, and human rights violations. "President Obama's failed nuclear deal enriched and empowered Ir… Continue Reading


05.25.17

Senator David Perdue: The Debt Threatens Our Republic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today asked Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney about the impact Congress' broken budget process has on Washington's ability to tackle our country's fiscal catastrophe. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Budget Is All Borrowed Money Senator Perdue: Thank you for addressing the debt. It's the dirtiest four letter word in our English language today. It threatens our … Continue Reading


05.25.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Health Care & President Trump’s Agenda On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Lou Dobbs on Fox Business Channel's Lou Dobbs Tonight about fixing health care and President Trump's agenda to re-establish American leadership. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Re-establishing American Leadership: "This is a man re-engaging with the world and what we see is the world responding to him. On the Foreign Relations Committee, I traveled a lot and spoke to heads of state. The number one request they h… Continue Reading


05.25.17

U.S. Army Chief Of Staff Tells Senator David Perdue “Continuing Resolutions Hurt”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Secretary Robert Speer, Acting Secretary of the Army, and General Mark Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, about the damaging effect the broken budget process has on U.S. Army readiness. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Effect of the Broken Budget System on Army Readiness Senator Perdue: If you were to get a Continuing Resolution (CR) at any point in that… Continue Reading


05.24.17

Senator David Perdue: Regardless Of CBO Score, Obamacare Is Collapsing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) score for the House-passed health care bill: "Regardless of any CBO score, it's no secret Obamacare is collapsing under its own weight. Families need real relief now from the limited choices and skyrocketing costs of the failed law. Doing nothing is not an option. The Senate is working now to build on the efforts in the House to make our health care system more affordable and accessible for e… Continue Reading


05.24.17

Senator David Perdue On Historic Arrival Of Global Hawk At Robins Air Force Base

WARNER ROBINS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, commented on the historic arrival of the RQ-4 Global Hawk to Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia: "Robins is the first Air Force Air Logistics Complex to receive the Global Hawk aircraft. This state-of-the-art remotely piloted aircraft is a critical weapon in the arsenal of combatant commanders around the world. I'm glad to see the potential for additional mission sets are being inve… Continue Reading


05.23.17

Senator David Perdue: Combatting Symmetric Threats From China And Russia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Dan Coats, Director of National Intelligence, and Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, about the threats posed against the U.S. by China and Russia. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. China's Efforts to Expand Its Influence Senator Perdue: General Stewart, you said in your opening remarks that we've gone from a "1… Continue Reading


05.23.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On White House Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on President Trump's budget for fiscal year 2018: "We finally have a president who is willing to make tough choices and work towards dealing with this financial catastrophe. Despite heading in the right direction, in reality, this budget proposal will likely never be put into action because of the broken budget process in Washington. We cannot take our eye off the bigger picture, and I believe… Continue Reading


05.23.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On The Manchester Terror Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Manchester terror attack: "Last night's attack in Manchester was devastating. Such senseless acts of terror will not be tolerated, and those responsible for this cowardly act of violence will be held accountable. The United States stands with our long-time ally, the United Kingdom, in defeating this shared enemy. Last night's attack is a grim reminder that we must remain vigilan… Continue Reading


05.22.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Trip To Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's trip to Israel: "My first foreign trip as a United States Senator was to Israel where I personally met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It is critical to engage our strongest partner and ally in the most volatile part of the world. President Trump is sending a powerful message today by visiting Israel on his first international trip as commander-in-chief. As… Continue Reading


05.18.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On “The Future Of Navy” Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on "The Future of Navy" report released by U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson: "The Navy is an essential force that we rely on to deter aggression, project power, and maintain freedom of the seas. However, the national debt and Washington's broken budget process has undermined our ability to fully support our defense priorities. This includes building and maint… Continue Reading


05.17.17

Senator David Perdue Thanks Transportation Leadership Team For I-85 Repair

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) thanks Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner Russell McMurry, contractor C.W. Matthews, the Georgia State Patrol, and local and state government officials for their successful effort to get the I-85 bridge rebuilt a month ahead of the projected date of completion. Click here or on the photo below. (GDOT Commissioner Russell McMurry and Senator David Perdue) "I want to congratulate GDOT Commissioner Russell McMurry, Governo… Continue Reading

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