Press Releases

08.06.19

Senator David Perdue Visits With Greater North Fulton Chamber Of Commerce

JOHNS CREEK, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined local business leaders from the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Circle to discuss Georgia's business-friendly environment, economic growth, and historic job numbers. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "For six consecutive years, Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business," said Senator Perdue. "Our local chambers help maintain Georgia's business-friendly climate t… Continue Reading


08.01.19

Senator David Perdue Supports President Trump’s Bipartisan Agreement To Fund Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget and Armed Services Committees, comments on the bipartisan budget agreement reached by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, which will allow Congress to fund the federal government and prevent a continuing resolution (CR) for the military: "Without this bipartisan budget deal, Congress would be staring down the barrel of sequestration, a one-year CR, or another government shutdown. Any of those outc… Continue Reading


08.01.19

Senator David Perdue To Colleagues: Pass The Budget Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, spoke on the Senate floor to encourage his Senate colleagues to vote in favor of the budget deal negotiated by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders. The House passed the funding agreement last week, and the Senate plans to vote on it later today. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: 10 Working Days: "When Congress comes back in September, there will be 10 working d… Continue Reading


07.25.19

Senator David Perdue Talks Bipartisan Budget Agreement On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the budget deal reached by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, as well as the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA). Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Debt Hawk: "I'm a debt hawk as much as anybody here in the Senate. Under this bill, discretionary spending is still falling as a percentage of GDP. The irony here is while some people will say 'I don'… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Senator David Perdue: Budget Deal Is Reasonable Compromise

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about the budget deal reached by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, so Congress can begin funding the federal government. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Critical Compromise: "This week, the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, including Speaker Pelosi, reached a critical two-year compromise on spending levels and the debt ceiling. Like any compromise, this fundi… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Senator David Perdue Questions Deputy Defense Secretary Nominee On Threats From China

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, asked David Norquist, President Trump's nominee to be Deputy Secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD), about how the United States should combat threats from China. Click here to watch. Senator Perdue: "Right now, if you adjust for purchasing power parity, China's military is spending about the same as we are, which they have been doing throughout the last decade. At the sa… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Confirmation Of Georgian To Lead Federal Aviation Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the Senate's confirmation of Stephen Dickson of Atlanta to serve a term of five years as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. As administrator, Dickson will also serve as chairman of the Air Traffic Services Committee for the U.S. Department of Transportation. "I applaud the Senate's vote today and have full confidence in Captain Steve Dickson's commitment to aviation safety," said Se… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Isakson, Perdue, Loudermilk Applaud Federal Investment In Cobb County Corridor Project

MARIETTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation that Cobb County will receive a federal grant to assist with a new access ramp to the I-75 northwest corridor project at Akers Mill Road in Cobb County. Cobb County will be awarded a $5 million grant for the construction of a 24-foot-wide reversible ramp providing direct access to the I-75 managed lane… Continue Reading


07.23.19

Senator David Perdue Comments On 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund Act: "Without question, September 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in our country's history. The first responders who rushed to danger as the Twin Towers crumbled are true American heroes. These patriots sacrificed everything to rescue others, and they need to know their country will always have their backs. We will never forget the lives lost during the terrorist attacks on Septembe… Continue Reading


07.23.19

Senator David Perdue Votes to Confirm New Defense Secretary, Dr. Mark Esper

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, congratulates Dr. Mark Esper on being confirmed as President Donald J. Trump's Secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD): Click here or on the image below to download. "Dr. Mark Esper is immensely qualified and has already distinguished himself as Secretary of the Army under the Trump Administration. Throughout his military service and career in the private and public sec… Continue Reading


07.22.19

Senator David Perdue On Bipartisan Agreement To Fund The Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is encouraged that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have reached a two-year agreement on spending levels and the debt ceiling, so Congress can begin funding the federal government: "In a compromise, neither side gets 100 percent of what they want. The bottom line is, with just 15 working days until the end of the fiscal year on September 30, Congress cannot afford to waste any more time. It's critical that we avoid another co… Continue Reading


07.22.19

Senator David Perdue Visits Dublin VA Hospital

DUBLIN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, toured the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. The Senator visited with veterans and met with the center's new director, David Whitmer. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "The women and men who have worn the uniform represent the very best of our nation. As Americans, we have a responsibility to uphold the commitments we made to our veterans, and it's a job I ta… Continue Reading


07.17.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Introduce Bill to Help Fill Critical Vacancies at Georgia Military Depots

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) are taking action to eliminate a current six-month waiting period before retired military service members may be hired as federal civilian employees. The senators' measure would help the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in Warner Robins, Ga., and other depots around the country fill critical positions for which quality candidates may otherwise be lost to private sector careers due to the existing waiting period. U… Continue Reading


07.17.19

Bipartisan Senators Call On OMB To Publish Comprehensive List Of Federal Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, joined a bipartisan group of senators in calling on the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to make a list of all federal programs publicly available on a central government-wide website in order to identify and eliminate program waste and duplication. Providing a comprehensive list of these federal programs "is critical to helping Congress make informed budgetary decisions and ensuring … Continue Reading


07.17.19

Senator David Perdue: Continuing Resolutions Destroy Efforts To Rebuild Our Military

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Fox Business "Mornings with Maria" to discuss the devastating impact that continuing resolutions (CR) have on the military, ongoing trade negotiations, and the $22 trillion debt crisis. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Draconian Impact: "If we use a one-year continuing resolution, the military will be devastated. Congress has used a CR 186 times over the last 45 years since the Budget Act was put into place in … Continue Reading


07.16.19

Senator David Perdue Questions Defense Secretary Nominee On China’s Rising Influence

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, asked Dr. Mark Esper, President Trump's nominee to be Secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD), about how the United States should approach evolving threats from China. Click here or on the image below to watch. Senator Perdue: "We now have our first audit of the DoD as of last November, thanks to you, President Trump, and others at the Pentagon. We're gaining great insight … Continue Reading


07.11.19

Senator David Perdue Talks Trade, Economy On CNBC & Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC's Squawk Box and Bloomberg TV to preview the Senate Banking Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Senator Perdue also discussed trade negotiations and the need to fund the federal government on time. Click on the images below to watch. CNBC Highlights: Hearing From The Fed Chair: "I want to talk to Chairman Powell about labor. I think one of the restrictions on our economic growth is the labor force. R… Continue Reading


07.11.19

Senator David Perdue Questions Fed Chair On Reserve Currency

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, asked Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell how emerging technology and the United States' national debt will affect the dollar's ability to remain the world's reserve currency. Click here or on the image below to watch. Senator Perdue: "I tried to buy a cup of coffee in China last year with a credit card and cash, and you just couldn't do it. It was all Alipay, WePay, etc. With cryptocurrency and al… Continue Reading


07.11.19

Top U.S. General Decries Use Of Continuing Resolutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Service Seapower Subcommittee, asked General Mark A. Milley, President Trump's nominee to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the devastating impact a potential yearlong continuing resolution (CR) would have on the military. Click here or on the image below to watch. Senator Perdue: "General Mattis said the greatest threat to national security is the federal debt. You talk about how consistent fund… Continue Reading


07.10.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With Joint Chiefs Chairman Nominee, General Mark Milley

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, met with General Mark A. Milley, President Donald J. Trump's nominee to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Click here or on the image below to download high-resolution photos. "General Mark Milley is a battle-tested leader with decades of experience fighting on the frontlines of many of our country's recent conflicts. General Milley and I discussed our shared concerns ab… Continue Reading

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