Press Releases

09.22.17

Senator David Perdue Meets With Army Secretary Nominee, Dr. Mark Esper

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after meeting with Dr. Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Army: To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. "Dr. Mark Esper's business experience paired with his military service makes him a great choice to fill this critical post within the Department of Defense," said Senator Perdue. "Serving as the … Continue Reading


09.22.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Expanded Sanctions Against North Korea

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's bold action to impose additional sanctions against North Korea: "President Trump was very clear to world leaders at the United Nations that he would do whatever necessary to reign in the deranged regime of Kim Jong-un. It didn't take long for President Trump to follow through and take strong action to hold North Korea accountable for its dangerous behavior. Today, … Continue Reading


09.21.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Immigration & Health Care With Laura Ingraham

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Laura Ingraham Show to discuss President Trump's address at the United Nations General Assembly meeting, health care, and why the RAISE Act should be included in any Congressional solution to fix our country's immigration problems. Click here to listen to the interview. Leading Again: "President Trump is reengaging with the rest of the world. He's doing two things: One, he's telling our allies that we're going to be there for the… Continue Reading


09.20.17

Senator David Perdue Introduces Georgia Federal Judge Nominees in Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) introduced President Trump's nominees for two judicial vacancies on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, William M. "Billy" Ray, II, of Grayson, Georgia, and Michael L. Brown, of Atlanta, Georgia, in their Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: "It is my high honor to be here today to introduce two outstanding individuals who have been nominated by Pr… Continue Reading


09.19.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s United Nations Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's address at the United Nation's General Assembly meeting: "American leadership is needed now, more than ever. The world is more dangerous than any time in my lifetime, and I am glad to see President Trump and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley aggressively taking on these challenges at the United Nations to get better results. President Trump was very clear that improving ac… Continue Reading


09.19.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Passage Of Annual Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, voted to prioritize troop readiness, expedite an audit of the Department of Defense, and increase service member pay in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which included 30 of Senator Perdue's priorities. "Over the last 30 years, Washington has disinvested in our military and we are seeing the dangerous impact of this decision," said Senator Perdue. "This year's… Continue Reading


09.18.17

Senator David Perdue On Fox News: Immigration Solution Should Include RAISE Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with ‎Ainsley Earhardt, Steve Doocy, and Pete Hegseth on Fox News Channel's Fox & Friends about 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. Bipartisan Solution: "I applaud President Trump for reaching out. There is going to have to be a bipartisan solution to DACA. We… Continue Reading


09.15.17

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) interviewed Evelyn Doss, a high school junior from Blue Ridge, Georgia, about her experience in the U.S. Senate Page Program on Facebook Live. To view the interview, click here or on the image below. Click here to download a high-resolution photo. "Congratulations to Evelyn and her family on her acceptance into the Senate Page Program," said Senator Perdue. "As an impressive young leader in her school and community, Evelyn has certainly ear… Continue Reading


09.13.17

Senators Release Bipartisan Recommendations For Economic Growth In Appalachia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Mark Warner (D-VA) joined the Bipartisan Policy Center's Appalachia Initiative to release a bipartisan report to boost prosperity and economic growth in the region. Over the past few months, the senators led policy roundtables with regional and national stakeholders on four critical topics: entrepreneurism and job creation, energy and infrastructure, rural health, and education and workforce, and then d… Continue Reading


09.13.17

Senator David Perdue Meets With Former Joint Chiefs Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with Admiral Mike Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Following his distinguished military career in the U.S. Navy, Admiral Mullen now helps those both inside and outside the government navigate the ever intensifying global security crisis. To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. "The greatest threat to our national security is our nationa… Continue Reading


09.12.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Debt Surpassing $20 Trillion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on our nation's debt surpassing the $20 trillion mark: "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it still make a sound? One thing is for sure, most Americans don't know yesterday our country's debt surpassed the $20 trillion mark. This should have sounded the alarms in Washington. Instead, today it is business as usual. "Washington has got to wake up. This debt crisis is well p… Continue Reading


09.12.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Respond to Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the wake of Hurricane Irma's impact on Georgia, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today released additional information on aid and recovery efforts while praising the thorough and direct responses of local, state, and federal preparedness officials. The senators cautioned that Georgians should only return home after local officials say that it is okay and keep in mind that Hurricane Irma may have ongoing impacts and disruptions to daily activities… Continue Reading


09.12.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Fight to Protect Critical Surveillance Aircraft

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today introduced an amendment to the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to ensure that the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) is maintained as a national defense priority. The amendment would prohibit the use of funds by the U.S. Air Force to prematurely retire the E-8 JSTARS aircraft, based out of Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia, while ensuring that the Air… Continue Reading


09.12.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Hurricane Irma & Tax Priorities On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Joe Kernen on CNBC's Squawk Box about Hurricane Irma's impact on Georgia and President Trump's efforts to overhaul the tax code to help middle-class families and make America more competitive. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Responding To Hurricane Irma: "We had a big storm. There was an 11-foot surge in Savannah because it hit at high tide yesterday. Georgia's digging out today. As I was evacuating over the we… Continue Reading


09.11.17

Senator David Perdue: The Stories Of Heroism And Faith Will Not Be Forgotten

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the sixteenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: "Even sixteen years after the terrorist attacks on September 11th, the stories of heroism and faith will not be forgotten. Out of one of the darkest days in our country's history came the spirit of American resolve and resilience. These ruthless attacks meant to cripple us as a nation and shake our foundation only united us and made us stronger. Today, the world is … Continue Reading


09.11.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Hurricane Irma Preparation Efforts In Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the ongoing Hurricane Irma preparation efforts in Georgia: "I join all Georgians in applauding the ongoing efforts of our first responders, state and local government officials, and emergency volunteers. Across the state, we have seen Georgians come together and help others as we brace for this dangerous storm. Currently, folks across the state have turned their churches, schools, and community centers into shelters to assist not only G… Continue Reading


09.08.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Nomination Of Georgian Bobby Christine To U.S. Attorney

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the announcement by President Trump of his intent to nominate Bobby L. Christine of Evans, Georgia, to be U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia. Christine was appointed in 2012 to serve as State Judge Advocate for the Georgia National Guard. While also practicing as a litigator at his private firm, Christine and Evans, he has served as a part-time Judge of Magistrate Court for Columbia Co… Continue Reading


09.07.17

Senator David Perdue: Congress Must Get Its Financial House In Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor after supporting President Trump's bipartisan deal to provide relief for Hurricane Harvey victims and highlighted how Washington's refusal to deal with the broken budget process got us into this debt crisis. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Hurricane Harvey: "Our hearts go out to the people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. I relate to this personally because just last year, almost exactl… Continue Reading


09.07.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue: Take Hurricane Irma Threat Seriously

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take seriously the threat posed by Hurricane Irma. Governor Nathan Deal expanded the state of emergency on Thursday to 30 Georgia counties that could potentially be impacted by the storm: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Glynn, Jenkins, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, S… Continue Reading


09.07.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Comment On Georgia Federal Judge Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statements regarding President Trump's announcement of his intent to nominate two Georgians to fill vacant federal judicial seats on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Southern District of Georgia. President Trump intends to nominate Judge Elizabeth L. "Lisa" Branch, of Atlanta, to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta. Branch has served as the 77th Judge on … Continue Reading

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