Press Releases

05.17.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses President Trump’s Agenda On Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with David Westin on Bloomberg TV's Bloomberg Daybreak about national security and President Trump's tax priorities. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Responding To Memo Reports: "Knowing President Trump the way I know him and seeing how he has operated over the last four months, it would be hard for me to believe that this will be substantiated so we will see how it turns out. I'm anxious to get past all of this… Continue Reading


05.16.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses National Security On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with Neil Cavuto on Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto about President Trump's national security efforts. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Fostering Ally Partnerships: "The people of Israel and the people of America have a lot in common, and we have been strong allies through the years. The Secretary of State and the National Security Adviser were in the room with the President. They say none of this happened … Continue Reading


05.16.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses National Security, Tax & Budget Priorities On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network's Mornings With Maria about overhauling the tax code, fixing Washington's broken budget system, and tackling our country's debt crisis. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Shiny Object In Washington: "When General McMaster says something didn't happen, it didn't happen. This is the shiny object of the day for the media and Washington. I want to get back to talking abo… Continue Reading


05.16.17

Senators Perdue, Strange Act To Restore Justice In Sanctuary Cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Luther Strange (R-AL) are taking action to restore respect for the rule of law and stop sanctuary cities from penalizing local businesses for bidding to work on the border wall. The senators' Securing the Border and Protecting Our Communities Act, would withhold federal transportation grant funds from cities that refuse to cooperate with the Department of Justice and reallocate the funds towards the completion of the border wall project au… Continue Reading


05.15.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Recognize National Police Week

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today co-sponsored a Senate resolution to honor law enforcement officers in Georgia and across the country by designating the week of May 15-21, 2017, as National Police Week. Today, May 15, is Peace Officers Memorial Day. The resolution remembers the 143 law enforcement officers across the United States killed in the line of duty in 2016 and the 42 law enforcement officers killed during the first four months of 2017. Add… Continue Reading


05.15.17

Senator David Perdue Co-Hosts Squawk Box, Discusses President Trump’s Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) today co-hosted CNBC's Squawk Box with Becky Quick, Joe Kernen, and Andrew Sorkin, and led a conversion about the ongoing work on President Trump's bold agenda. Making Progress: "It's about time that we break some eggs in Washington and change direction. The people in the real world know what needs to be done up here. It's the people in Washington who are having a tough time." Executing On The Agenda: "… Continue Reading


05.12.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Co-sponsor Bipartisan Childhood Cancer Research Expansion

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) recently co-sponsored the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, Research (STAR) Act, which would advance childhood cancer treatments through research and program development. "It is extremely important that we increase research to develop new treatments and new therapies to cure the devastating effects of childhood cancer," said Senator Isakson, who is a member of the Senate health committee and … Continue Reading


05.11.17

Senator David Perdue Introduces Commissioner Gary Black In Agriculture Committee

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black in a committee hearing addressing pesticide registration and how to give stakeholders more regulatory certainty through the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act. Click here to watch the video or on the photo below. Transcript: "I'm proud to introduce Georgia's Commissioner of Agriculture, Gary Black. Gary is a personal friend of mine, h… Continue Reading


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

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