Press Releases

02.02.17

Senator David Perdue Applauds Nomination Of Judge Neil Gorsuch

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday applauded President Donald J. Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court and urged his colleagues across the aisle to put the integrity of the U.S. Constitution before their political ambitions. Click here to view the speech. Transcript "President Donald J. Trump promised the American people he would nominate an unwavering supporter of the United States Constitution to the Supreme Court. He has now kept t… Continue Reading


02.01.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after voting to confirm President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson: "President Trump is working to make bold changes to re-establish American leadership and credibility around the world. Rex Tillerson will be instrumental in this effort as our new Secretary of State because he's not a Washington bureaucrat. Mr. Tillerson has managed extremely large operations globally and … Continue Reading


02.01.17

Senator David Perdue Announces February Mobile Office Hours

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced mobile office hours for the month of February. Mobile office hours are opportunities for Georgians to meet with Senator Perdue's staff members in various locations across the state. "Serving Georgians is one of my top priorities," said Senator Perdue. "My team and I want to help all Georgians that may not otherwise be able to visit our Atlanta office location. We have field representatives based in each region of the state, and… Continue Reading


01.31.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after attending President Donald J. Trump's nomination ceremony for Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court at the White House: "President Trump promised the American people he would nominate someone to the Supreme Court who is unwavering in their support of the Constitution, and he has kept his word. I applaud President Trump for nominating Judge Gorsuch to be our next Supreme Court Justi… Continue Reading


01.31.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm Secretary Elaine Chao

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today issued the following statement after voting to confirm former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao to lead the U.S. Department of Transportation: "Our nation's transportation infrastructure is in need of repair, and I can think of no one better to lead the charge to modernize our roads, airways, and bridges than Secretary Chao. She has the experience and knowledge needed to provide President Trump with sound advice on the transportation i… Continue Reading


01.31.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Sally Yates

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue released the following statement on the removal of Sally Yates as Acting Attorney General after she refused to defend President Donald J. Trump's recent executive order: "Like many Georgians, I have the utmost respect for Sally Yates, but I fully support President Trump's right to make this type of personnel change in light of the fact that he is trying to protect Americans. Refusing to defend the United States is irresponsible. Under President Obama… Continue Reading


01.31.17

Senator David Perdue Announces Senate Armed Services Subcommittee Assignments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue today announced his subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress on the Senate Armed Services Committee: Readiness and Personnel, Emerging Threats and Capabilities, and the newly-created Cybersecurity Subcommittee. "General Mattis made it abundantly clear that readiness must be our top priority if we are to successfully address the global security crisis we face today. We need to have a serious debate about our funding goals in order meet our mili… Continue Reading


01.30.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Temporary Refugee Suspension

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's recent action to temporarily suspend refugee admissions to the United States: "We are at war with ISIS and our previous president refused to put a plan in place to deal with this threat. We know terrorist groups have identified our country's refugee system as a weakness and have purposed to exploit this program to their advantage. The first responsibility of any American Pre… Continue Reading


01.27.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Welcome Georgians To Capital For March For Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The offices of U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) together welcomed Georgians visiting our nation's capital today for the annual March for Life. "Every year, Georgians from all across the state make the journey to Washington to participate in the March for Life," said Senator Isakson. "My staff and I appreciate the time and dedication that marchers show to the important cause of affirming human life and ensuring that unborn babies, who are the very … Continue Reading


01.25.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On President Trump’s Immigration Actions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding reports that President Donald J. Trump will take action to ensure our country's immigration laws are enforced and our borders are secure: "President Trump is making it a priority in his first week to take a fresh look at our country's immigration policies so we can finally start fixing their many shortcomings. Before anything can happen to address our nation's immigration issues, we must first … Continue Reading


01.24.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New U.N. Ambassador, Governor Nikki Haley

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after voting to confirm President Donald J. Trump's nominee for the Ambassador to the United Nations, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley: "Governor Haley and I share the desire to make the U.N. more transparent to American taxpayers. She understands that we are facing a global security crisis and is committed to reversing the dangerous precedent President Obama se… Continue Reading


01.24.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Lead Senate In Moment Of Silence For Georgia Tornado Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today led the U.S. Senate in a moment of silence to reflect on the lives lost over the weekend during the deadly tornadoes that touched down in south central Georgia. Click here to watch or click the image below. "I rise today to express my sympathy and support for the people of my home state, Georgia," said Senator Perdue before requesting the Senate observe a moment of silence. "This past weekend, severe storms … Continue Reading


01.24.17

Senator David Perdue: Jump Starting Keystone & American Energy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding reports that President Donald J. Trump will take action to advance the Keystone Pipeline and American energy projects: "We finally have a president who has the guts to choose American workers over special interests. Energy projects like the Keystone Pipeline will generate jobs and inject new life into our economy. For years, we've had our hands tied by a Democratic Administration unwilling to un… Continue Reading


01.23.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New CIA Director, Congressman Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to confirm Congressman Mike Pompeo of Kansas as President Donald J. Trump's Director of the Central Intelligence Agency: "Our nation is facing a global security crisis like we've never seen before. From serving in the Army, patrolling the Iron Curtain, to his time on the House Intelligence Committee, Mr. Pompeo understands the complex threat environment we face today. From traditional rivals Russia and China, rogue regimes like Ir… Continue Reading


01.23.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Meeting With Vincent Viola

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after meeting with Vincent Viola, President Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Army: "Vincent Viola is a talented businessman and Army veteran who is ready to tackle the challenges facing our nation's Army. As Georgians know well, our Army end strength was cut to irresponsibly low levels under the previous president's administration. Mr. Viol… Continue Reading


01.22.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Tornadoes In Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following information after deadly tornadoes hit south central Georgia, prompting Governor Nathan Deal to issue a state of emergency for the following counties: Atkinson, Berrien, Brooks, Colquitt, Cook, Lowndes, and Thomas. "Our thoughts go out to the Georgians impacted by these dangerous storms, especially the victims who tragically lost their lives," said Senator Perdue. "We thank our many first responders, volunteer fire… Continue Reading


01.20.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm National Security Cabinet Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after voting to confirm the following members of President Donald J. Trump's cabinet: General James Mattis for Secretary of Defense and General John Kelly for Secretary of Homeland Security: "Today, was a historic day for our country. President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence took the oath of office and pledged to uphold their goal of making America great again. President Trump has surrounde… Continue Reading


01.20.17

Senator David Perdue Previews President Trump’s First 100 Days

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) previewed President Donald J. Trump's first 100 days on CNBC's "Squawk Box" this morning. Click here to watch or click the image below. Job One Is Getting Economy Going: "Job one is getting the economy going again and getting people back to work. You'll see all this work on Obamacare first. Then there will be the tax package that will follow that. Following both of those will be the work to get the economy going." Border Tariff Hammers Con… Continue Reading


01.19.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Governor Sonny Perdue’s Nomination On Fox News Channel

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) discussed President-elect Donald J. Trump's nomination of his first cousin and former Georgia Governor, Sonny Perdue, to be Secretary of Agriculture on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom" with Martha MacCallum. Click here to watch or click the image below. Trump Picks Dream Team: "President-elect Donald Trump has a history of putting great people around him. This lineup of potential nominees is stellar. Look at the results of these peop… Continue Reading


01.18.17

Senator David Perdue On Selection Of Governor Sonny Perdue As Secretary of Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, made the following statement on President-elect Donald J. Trump's pending nomination of his first cousin and former Georgia Governor, George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue III, as the Secretary of Agriculture: "I could not be more proud of my cousin, Sonny, for being named the next Secretary of Agriculture. Sonny's executive experience as a two-term Governor of Georgia, the first Republican in 135 years, a… Continue Reading

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