Press Releases

03.16.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Supreme Court Vacancy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement after President Obama announced his nomination to the Supreme Court: "The Constitution is clear: the President shall nominate judges to the Supreme Court, but the power to grant, or withhold, consent of such nominees rests exclusively with the United States Senate. What's at stake here is the balance of our nation's highest court and the direction of our countr… Continue Reading


03.15.16

Senator David Perdue: We Have A Moral Obligation To Protect Unborn Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and proud father and grandfather, released the following statement urging the Senate to advance two bills that protect life: "We have a moral obligation to protect unborn life, and it is unconscionable that federal law currently permits unborn babies to feel such unimaginable pain. It is likewise reprehensible that we would even have to require doctors to save every newborn's life. Every child is a b… Continue Reading


03.14.16

Senator David Perdue Opposes Confirmation of Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), the son of two school teachers and advocate for less federal control of education, released the following statement after voting against the confirmation of John B. King, Jr. as Department of Education Secretary: "After making some progress on stopping the federal government from mandating one-size-fits-all education standards, we cannot turn back the clock by empowering one of Common Core's biggest supporters. Instead, Georgians want to see … Continue Reading


03.11.16

Senator David Perdue Calls For Unity With EU On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry expressing his concern over the pending renewal of the European Union's (EU) sanctions against Russia for its illegal annexation of Crimea and invasion of eastern Ukraine. Continuing his efforts to address global security concerns, Senator Perdue attended the Munich Security Conference this year where the pending renewal of EU sanctions on… Continue Reading


03.11.16

Senator David Perdue Announces Veterans Information Expo

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced his inaugural Veterans Information Expo on March 22, 2016. The free event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia. "Our veterans made incredible sacrifices while fighting for our freedom and it is our priority to assist them at every opportunity," said Senator Perdue. "At this Expo, veterans and their families will have the opportunity to meet with members of my team who specialize … Continue Reading


03.10.16

Senators Perdue, Peters Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Improve Cybersecurity Coordination

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Gary Peters (D-MI) today introduced the State and Local Cyber Protection Act, bipartisan legislation to promote better coordination of cybersecurity efforts between state, local, and federal governments. "Cyberwarfare is the new frontier for foreign governments and hackers to threaten our national security," said Senator Perdue, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "Anonymous attacks have already stolen Americans' persona… Continue Reading


03.10.16

Foreign Relations Committee Approves Senator David Perdue’s Bipartisan Bill To Strengthen U.S.-Israel Economic Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today unanimously approved bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) to strengthen the economic accomplishments of the U.S.-Israel economic partnership and support new agreements for collaboration across a variety of sectors within the technology sphere. "At a time when so many in the world are trying to boycott, divest, and sanction Israel, it is important to highlight the importance of our relationship with… Continue Reading


03.08.16

Senator David Perdue Releases Video: “Four Words Rarely Heard In Washington”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today released a video, "Four Words Rarely Heard In Washington," where he talks directly to Georgians about how Washington attempts to pay its bills and continues to add to the debt. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Folks, I decided to run for the U.S. Senate because I recognized we've got a major crisis on our hands. We are well past the tipping point in this… Continue Reading


03.08.16

Senator David Perdue: We Cannot Trust Iran To Play By The Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement after reports of Iran launching ballistic missiles: "Not even two months have passed since President Obama naively implemented his nuclear deal with Iran, and this rogue regime has violated international law multiple times by launching nuclear-capable ballistic missiles-most recently today. Iran's repeated and blatant violations demonstrate that we cannot tru… Continue Reading


03.06.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On The Passing Of Nancy Reagan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today made the following statement regarding the passing of First Lady Nancy Reagan: "Bonnie and I join the nation in mourning the loss of First Lady Nancy Reagan and lifting the Reagan family up in prayer. Like her husband, Nancy Reagan saw the good in people and worked tirelessly to strengthen our communities and advance the American dream. She championed our veterans, especially our heroes returning home from Vietnam. Together, the Reagans … Continue Reading


03.04.16

Senator David Perdue Presents Bold Solutions At Conservative Political Action Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) delivered a powerful speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this week. Senator Perdue outlined two major crises Americans face today and shared his conservative vision for our country. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Transcript: "Folks, it's serious. It's real. And it's here right now. Our beloved country is in the middle of a crisis. It's an overwhelming crisis and it has two components. The fi… Continue Reading


03.03.16

Senators Perdue, Tester, Coons Introduce Legislation To Strengthen U.S.-Israel Economic Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Chris Coons (D-DE) today introduced S. Res. 383, bipartisan legislation to recognize the economic accomplishments of the U.S.-Israel economic partnership and support new agreements for collaboration across a variety of sectors within the technology sphere. Since the signing of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement 30 years ago, Israel has become one of our country's most dynamic economic collaborators in the Middle East… Continue Reading


03.02.16

Senator David Perdue: It Is The Role Of The Senate To Rise Above Political Theater

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, spoke on the Senate floor about his decision to not consider a nominee to the Supreme Court before the next president is sworn into office. Click here to watch or click the image below. Transcript: "I believe the Senate should not hold hearings or schedule a vote on any Supreme Court nominee offered by President Obama until the American people choose our next president this November. The Amer… Continue Reading


03.01.16

Senator David Perdue: Washington’s Political Class Is Not Listening

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today on Fox Business Network highlighted two important issues Americans want to hear about from the 2016 presidential candidates: our country's skyrocketing federal debt and growing global security crisis. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Political Class Versus The American People: "Politics in America used to be one dimension. It was based in ideology, liberal versus conservative, and in my race we talked about the de… Continue Reading


03.01.16

Senator David Perdue Announces March Mobile Office Hours

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced mobile office hours for the month of March. 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 we're e… Continue Reading


02.24.16

Senator David Perdue Meets With Georgia Farm Bureau President

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today met with members of the Georgia Farm Bureau and Georgia Farm Bureau President, Gerald Long. A family farmer from Decatur County, Gerald Long was named President when his predecessor, Zippy Duvall, was named President of the American Farm Bureau Federation. He has been a member of the Farm Bureau since 1970 and previously served as the Georgia Farm Bureau South Georgia Vice President and 9th District Director, where he covered 14 counties… Continue Reading


02.23.16

Senator David Perdue: No Hearings On Supreme Court Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell indicating that he will exercise his constitutional authority to withhold consent of any nominee submitted by President Barack Obama and the Senate Judiciary Committee will not hold hearings on a Supreme Court nominee until the next President is sworn in. The letter, signed by all Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans, says, "The … Continue Reading


02.23.16

Senator David Perdue: Americans Will Not Stand The Thought Of Placing Terrorists On U.S. Soil

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement regarding President Obama's plan to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay: "President Obama continues to put campaign promises ahead of national security. First, against the advice of military leaders, President Obama abruptly ended the war in Iraq which created a vacuum for ISIS, and now he wants to close Guantanamo Bay, the very prison used to detain terrorists. Americans will not stand the thought… Continue Reading


02.18.16

Senator David Perdue: Balance Of Our Nation's Highest Court In Serious Jeopardy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court vacancy: "The very balance of our nation's highest court is in serious jeopardy. As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I will do everything in my power to encourage the President and Senate leadership not to start this process until we hear from the American people. "Given our global security crisis and debt crisis, the upc… Continue Reading


02.13.16

Senator David Perdue on Passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: "Justice Scalia's fidelity to the Constitution and the rule of law transformed the Supreme Court and modern American jurisprudence. He will be remembered as one of the most consequential justices in American history and his legacy will animate our understanding of the Constitution for generations to come. What a tremendous mind, and what a tremendous loss … Continue Reading

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