Press Releases

07.02.20

Senator David Perdue On Holding Russia Accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, joined Mornings With Maria on Fox Business to discuss holding Russia accountable and the lawlessness taking place in some American cities. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Holding Russia Accountable: "We know Russia is led by a thug. He is nefarious. If what's been reported is true, they need to be held accountable. Our number one objective righ… Continue Reading


07.02.20

Senator David Perdue Comments On Strong Jobs Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of President Trump's Task Force on Economic Recovery, comments on the June jobs report: "President Trump has taken unprecedented action to protect the American people in the midst of this crisis," said Senator Perdue. "We shut the economy down - something we've never done before - to keep people healthy, and now we're working to safely reopen. Today's jobs report shows that while we still have more work to do, our economy is resilien… Continue Reading


06.30.20

Senator David Perdue Encourages Georgians To Stay Vigilant

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Bill Hemmer Reports on Fox News to discuss COVID-19 and encourage Americans to wear masks in public spaces. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: COVID-19 In Georgia: "We've seen an uptick in some areas, but remember, the new cases are trending much younger. It's summer, a lot of young people are being active, some are not wearing their masks as they should, as we are here in the Senate. I applaud what the Governor… Continue Reading


06.24.20

Senator Perdue: New Partnership Leverages Power of Morehouse School of Medicine

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue, a member of the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, applauded Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) for being awarded a new $40 million grant to fight COVID-19 in racial and ethnic minority, rural and socially vulnerable communities. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced MSM was selected to lead and coordinate a strategic initiative to help deliver COVID-19-related resources to communities hardest… Continue Reading


06.24.20

Senator Perdue Pushes Bipartisan Support For JUSTICE Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor to reflect on recent events in America and urge bipartisan support for the JUSTICE Act, which increases funding for law enforcement and offers meaningful solutions to build trust between police forces and the communities they serve. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Dr. King's Dream: "Almost 57 years ago, on the other end of the National Mall from where we stand today, Dr. Martin Luther … Continue Reading


06.24.20

WTAS: Georgia Leaders Praise Senator David Perdue’s Bipartisan Action To Strengthen Cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Georgia leaders are praising U.S. Senator David Perdue's (R-GA) bipartisan action to strengthen America's cybersecurity. On Monday, Senator Perdue introduced the Cybersecurity Advisory Committee Authorization Act of 2020, which will establish a cybersecurity advisory committee to consult with the Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The committee will include members from state and local governments and a broad … Continue Reading


06.22.20

Perdue, Sinema Take Action To Strengthen Cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) are taking bipartisan action to strengthen America's cybersecurity. Today, the senators introduced the Cybersecurity Advisory Committee Authorization Act of 2020, which will establish a cybersecurity advisory committee to consult with the Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The committee will include members from state and local governments and a broad… Continue Reading


06.18.20

Senator David Perdue Urges Bipartisan Support For JUSTICE Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Dana Perino on The Daily Briefing to urge bipartisan support for the JUSTICE Act, led by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). Senator Perdue is a cosponsor of the bill, which offers meaningful solutions to build trust between police forces and the communities they serve. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Tragic Situation: "I've been on the phone, as you can imagine, since that incident happened last week. Atlanta is t… Continue Reading


06.18.20

Senator David Perdue On DACA Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on today's Supreme Court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: "This morning's Supreme Court ruling does nothing to settle the longstanding debate over our country's broken immigration system," said Senator Perdue. "President Trump has consistently worked with Congress to address the fate of DACA recipients, but Democrats have refused to engage. Let's not forget: In 2018, President Trump offered a pathwa… Continue Reading


06.18.20

Senator David Perdue: HBCUs Need Additional Support During COVID-19 Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tim Scott (R-SC) wrote to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to request continued consideration of the needs of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) as Congress discusses additional COVID-19 relief. Perdue and Scott specifically highlighted these institutions' need for technological support and requested that Congress ensure HBCUs have the opportunity to be involved in COVID-19 researc… Continue Reading


06.17.20

Senate Passes Historic Bill To Improve Land Conservation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined colleagues in passing the Great American Outdoors Act to preserve and protect our nation's public lands. The bipartisan bill, cosponsored by Perdue, would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and address the nearly $20 billion maintenance backlog on federal public lands. "Some of America's greatest natural and cultural treasures are found in our state and national parks. These sites provide opportuniti… Continue Reading


06.17.20

Senator David Perdue Discusses Police Reform On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Sandra Smith and Ed Henry on America's Newsroom to discuss meaningful solutions to improve policing in America. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Justice For All: "I'm very proud of Tim Scott and the team put together to go at this. I think the JUSTICE Act is a starting point. This may not be the end-all, but this could be a start. I remember the 1960s in my lifetime. We made a start there, but it's obvious toda… Continue Reading


06.16.20

Senator David Perdue On Reopening & Rebuilding Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Joe Kernen and Becky Quick on CNBC Squawk Box to discuss the phased approach to get America back to work and next steps to rebuild the economy. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Reopening Georgia: "We're following the President's three-phase plan to reopen the economy. We're doing it judiciously. We've had no real spikes in deaths or hospitalizations. We're following a similar curve to other countries that are a… Continue Reading


06.12.20

Senator David Perdue Secures Seapower Priorities In Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) secured a number of priorities of importance to the Navy and Marine Corps in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. The bill passed through the Armed Services Committee on Wednesday and awaits consideration by the full Senate. "The U.S. Navy is one of the most effective tools we as a country have to maintain peace and stability around the world," sa… Continue Reading


06.11.20

Senator David Perdue Secures Georgia Military Priorities In Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, secured dozens of provisions important to Georgia in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. The bill passed through the Armed Services Committee yesterday and awaits consideration by the full Senate. "Our military remains the envy of the world, but the competition is picking up and we cannot be complacent," said Senator Perdue. "Under President Trump, we have taken… Continue Reading


06.11.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Road to Economic Recovery

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Claire Simms on FOX 5 Atlanta to discuss the recent May jobs report, the success of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and Georgia's phased reopening. Click here to watch. Highlights: May Jobs Report: "The jobs report on Friday was a shock to all of us, including me. The forecast was that we were going to lose 8 million jobs, instead we created 2.5 million jobs in May. It shows the resilience of this economy. It also shows that what … Continue Reading


06.10.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Georgia Progress

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Richard Elliot on WSB-TV in Atlanta to discuss steps taken to reopen Georgia's economy, the recent unrest across the country, and calls to defund the police. Highlights: Nation of Laws: "These instances are tragedies and are unacceptable, and bad actors need to be prosecuted. However, this move on the left to get rid of police force funding is absolutely nonsense. We are a nation of laws, but those law have to be enforced fairly. To do th… Continue Reading


06.10.20

Senator David Perdue Calls For Justice For George Floyd, Denounces Defunding Police

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined Senate colleagues in introducing a resolution calling for justice for George Floyd and denouncing calls to defund the police. "We are a nation of laws. Those laws, however, must be enforced fairly and objectively," said Senator Perdue. "Police officers who commit crimes like the murder of George Floyd should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. In the U.S. Senate, I'm committed to working toward meaningful solutions to … Continue Reading


06.08.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Recent Unrest & Reopening Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Brad Means on The Means Report to discuss recent unrest across the country and the phased approach to get America back to work. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Tragic Events: "Obviously, these are tragic events. They're horrible. I'm upset about it. I know a lot of people are upset about it. But to take a peaceful demonstration, as we saw in Atlanta and other cities, and let it turn into a violent protest does… Continue Reading


06.06.20

Senator David Perdue: Jobs Report Shows PPP Is Working

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Charles Payne on Fox New Channel's Cavuto Live to discuss the May jobs report, success of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and the U.S. economy's rebound. Click here to watch. Highlights: Encouraging Report: "I think the jobs report is very encouraging. We thought it might show as many as 8 million jobs lost and instead there were about 2.5 million new jobs created. The PPP is working. There's a pent-up demand out here, and I reall… Continue Reading

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