Press Releases

11.10.16

Senator David Perdue Thanks America’s Veterans

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following video statement in observance of Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2016: Click here to watch the video or click on the image below. Transcript: "We stop today to honor and reflect on the sacrifices and contributions all of our veterans have made for our great country. I wouldn't be standing here today without the dedicated service and commitment, and sacrifices really, of everybody that has worn the uniform. … Continue Reading


10.28.16

Senator David Perdue Announces November Mobile Office Hours

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced mobile office hours for the month of November. 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


10.26.16

Senator David Perdue Statement on Pentagon’s Recoupment of National Guard Enlistment Bonuses

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released a statement regarding the Pentagon's recoupment of cash bonuses awarded to members of the California National Guard: "We simply cannot afford to treat our service members so callously. Recent news of the Pentagon recoupment of National Guard re-enlistment bonuses is yet another disappointing example of why our Department of Defense needs tighter management of its budget, with frequent audits. The retrieval of bonuses given to ou… Continue Reading


10.18.16

Chairman David Perdue Statement On State Department’s Cover-Up Attempt

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department and USAID Management Subcommittee, today released the following statement after documents revealed a State Department Under Secretary attempted to bribe and "pressure" the FBI to protect then-Secretary Hillary Clinton during the bureau's investigation of her private email server: "The careless and calculated behavior we have seen from then-Secretary Hillary Clinton and her allies at th… Continue Reading


10.13.16

Senators Demand Answers On American Aircraft Sales To Iranian Airline With Ties To Terrorism

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) are pressing the Obama Administration for answers about its decision to approve licenses for the sale of nearly 200 commercial aircraft to Iran Air, an airline the U.S. government sanctioned years ago for transporting rockets and missiles on behalf of Iranian entities known to support terror and regional instability like the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (I… Continue Reading


10.13.16

Senators Isakson, Perdue Raise Concerns Over $1.7 Billion Cash Payment To Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) this week raised concerns that the Obama Administration failed to notify top U.S. military officials, including the U.S. Secretary of Defense, about its $1.7 billion cash ransom payment to Iran. The senators also said they are troubled by reports that Iran has funneled this American taxpayer money into its own military budget. In a letter to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff… Continue Reading


10.12.16

Senator David Perdue: Court Rules CFPB Current Structure Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after a three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutionally structured and recommended giving additional power to the president: "The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals agrees the CFPB's current structure is unconstitutional and the agency is ripe for abuse. President Obama created this rogue agency under the guise of ensuring … Continue Reading


10.12.16

Senators Isakson & Perdue Survey Hurricane Matthew Damage, Meet With First Responders

ATLANTA, GA - After visiting communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew and meeting with first responders, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement: "Thanks to the cooperation and hard work of Governor Nathan Deal, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and all of the local elected officials, first responders and medical personnel, our recovery from Hurricane Matthew is prog… Continue Reading


10.11.16

Senator David Perdue Announces October Mobile Office Hours

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced mobile office hours for the month of October. 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


10.06.16

Senators Isakson & Perdue Urge Georgians To Heed Safety Precautions, Prepare For Hurricane Matthew

ATLANTA, GA - As Hurricane Matthew approaches Georgia, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to follow state and local officials' safety guidance and prepare as six coastal counties are under a mandatory evacuation as of today, and a voluntary evacuation remains in effect for coastal county residents west of I-95. The storm is expected to begin affecting Georgia by Friday, October 7, 2016. "Hurricane Matthew is showing signs of delivering potentially … Continue Reading


10.03.16

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue’s Clean Page Approach To Fixing Washington’s Broken Budget Process

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, recently shared a draft proposal to fix Washington's broken budget process and called on Congress to adopt a clean page approach and politically neutral platform to fund the federal government. Here are some highlights: Roll Call: Senator David Perdue Seeks Radical Changes To Budget Process: "Senate Republican freshmen have seen enough to know that the way Congress approaches the federal budget is bro… Continue Reading


09.30.16

Senator David Perdue Introduces Bill To Prohibit Cash Payments To State Sponsors Of Terror

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, this week introduced legislation that would prohibit the federal government from providing cash or precious metal payments to nations designated as state sponsors of terrorism. "It is our job to safeguard Americans' tax dollars and fund the government's primary responsibilities like providing for the national defense," said Senator Perdue. "That's why it is unbelievable this legislation is e… Continue Reading


09.29.16

Senator David Perdue Leads Conversation On How To Fix Washington’s Broken Budget Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, yesterday led his colleagues in a conversation on the Senate floor about fixing Washington's broken budget process. Senator Perdue was joined by Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY), Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Senator James Lankford (R-OK), Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD), Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT). Click… Continue Reading


09.28.16

Senator David Perdue Votes To Override Obama’s Veto Of Bill Helping 9/11 Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement after voting to override President Obama's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), bipartisan legislation which allows families of the victims of the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks seek financial compensation from foreign sponsors of terrorism: "On September 11, 2001, our country suffered a great loss and no one understands this mor… Continue Reading


09.27.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Temporary Grounding Of Four JSTARS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement about the grounding of four Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) planes, critical surveillance assets based at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia: "JSTARS is the premier battle-management command and control asset used in theater today and for the foreseeable future. Although the safety concerns with the aircraft have been… Continue Reading


09.24.16

Senator David Perdue Attends National African American History Museum Dedication

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents, today released the following statement after attending the dedication ceremony for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture: "Today, was nothing short of historic and it was a privilege to attend the dedication ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Georgia's own John Lewis has worked tirelessly on this museum through inception to … Continue Reading


09.21.16

Senator David Perdue Highlights Regulatory Burdens Facing Georgia Farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today questioned U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack about the regulatory burdens facing Georgia's farmers. Click here to watch Senator Perdue question Secretary Vilsack or click on the image below. Highlights Economic Impact: "Georgia agriculture is very important...The agriculture and timber industry employs over half a million people. They are our best conservationists i… Continue Reading


09.20.16

Senator David Perdue Opposes Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today issued the following statement on the complete breakdown of the budget process: "Business as usual in Washington looks a lot like gridlock and dysfunction to all of us on the outside. Once again, we are witnessing a complete breakdown of the budget and appropriations process. It has become nearly impossible for Congress to fund the federal government on time. In fact, the current budget process h… Continue Reading


09.19.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Terrorist Attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement on the terrorist attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota over the weekend: "Once again, this weekend we were reminded how radical Islamic terrorism can invade our borders and inspire homegrown terrorists. Thankfully, none of the victims were fatally injured in these callous attacks. We applaud our brave law enforcement officers-especially off-duty officer Jason Falconer, who stopped the ISIS-inspir… Continue Reading


09.16.16

Senators Demand Answers From State Department On Grant To Anti-Netanyahu Political Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Mark Kirk (R-IL), Mike Lee (R-UT), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today expressed deep concern over the State Department's failure to properly vet grant recipient, OneVoice Israel, and questioned the omission of routine language in the organization's grant agreement. OneVoice Israel deployed its grassroots political infrastructure, built with over $3… Continue Reading

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