Press Releases

09.22.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Vote to Protect Innocent Lives

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today voted in favor of legislation they co-sponsored to protect innocent lives. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would prevent late-term abortions for any reason except to save the life of the mother or in cases of rape or incest after 20 weeks of development, or five months, the point at which medical science has said unborn children can feel pain. Currently, America is only one of seven nations to allow la… Continue Reading


09.21.15

Senator David Perdue: Our Nation Must Promote a Culture that Values All Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) urged his colleagues to join him in protecting all life by supporting the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I'd like say a few words today in support of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, of which I am a proud co-sponsor in the Senate. Simply put, this legislation protects unborn babies from unimaginable pain. Every child is a blessing and I am incred… Continue Reading


09.21.15

Senator David Perdue Calls on Washington to Listen to the American People’s Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today called on Washington to put conservative principles into action and work through the full appropriations process, which responsibly reflects the priorities of the American people. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to talk about why I am here, and really why all of us are here. We are here to represent the people of our great states. We are her… Continue Reading


09.18.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Introduce Resolution to Reverse Obama Administration’s Harmful EPA Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), along with 45 Senate co-sponsors, introduced a joint resolution disapproving President Obama's ill-conceived rule known as "Waters of the United States" that allows the federal government to regulate nearly all private and state waters in the United States, including thousands of streams, creeks, wetlands, ponds and ditches. The Senate resolution would overturn the rule and send a message to the Environme… Continue Reading


09.17.15

Senator David Perdue Emphasizes Opposition to Obama’s Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today delivered a speech before the United States Senate to emphasize his opposition to President Obama's disastrous nuclear deal with Iran. Senator Perdue also reconfirmed his commitment to finding ways to mitigate the effects of this dangerous agreement and make sure Iran never becomes a nuclear weapons state. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Mr. Pr… Continue Reading


09.17.15

Senator David Perdue Commemorates Constitution Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following video to commemorate the 228th anniversary of the creation of our Constitution. Click here to watch the video or click on the image below. Transcript: "On this day in 1787, our Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution. This document gave birth to a new nation and reshaped the world stage. Our Founding Fathers carefully created a more perfect union, a government for the people by the people. The… Continue Reading


09.15.15

Senator David Perdue Votes Multiple Times Against Obama’s Deal with Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked another critical up-or-down vote on President Obama's disastrous nuclear agreement with Iran: "I have now cast multiple votes against President Obama's dangerous deal with Iran. While this deal should be a non-partisan issue, Democrats once again blocked a critical up-or-down vote in the Senate. There is bipartisan agreeme… Continue Reading


09.15.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement in response to today's reports that North Korea is bolstering its nuclear arsenal and is prepared to use nuclear weapons against the United States at any time: "Today's reported threat from North Korea is a sobering and stark reminder of the true consequences our country faces by trusting rogue regimes with nuclear technology. In 1994, then President Clinton promised our country that his non-binding political a… Continue Reading


09.14.15

Senator David Perdue Cosponsors Bill to Roll Back Burdensome NLRB Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recently co-sponsored the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act, legislation to roll back the National Labor Relations Board's "joint employer" regulation, which directly impacts American workers, our nation's 780,000 franchise businesses, and millions of contractors. The legislation reaffirms an employer must have "actual, direct and immediate" control over an employee to be considered a joint employer - the same standard that was in place… Continue Reading


09.14.15

Senator David Perdue Applauds Savannah Harbor Expansion Project Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement applauding the start of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project: "Today is a great day for Savannah, the state of Georgia, and the Southeast. After almost two decades of bureaucratic delays from Washington to deepen our port five feet, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is finally moving forward. This is a necessary infrastructure investment in order for the Port of Savannah to remain competitive and wil… Continue Reading


09.11.15

Senator David Perdue Statement Commemorating All 9/11 Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement to commemorate Patriot Day and honor all of the 9/11 victims: "Today, our nation unites in solemn reflection on the anniversary of two terrible tragedies to honor the Americans we lost at home and in Benghazi, Libya. Both of these tragic events serve to remind us to be ever vigilant to the challenges we face every day here and around the world. In all my life, I never thought I would see the day when 19 … Continue Reading


09.10.15

Senator David Perdue Blasts Senate Democrats for Blocking Iran Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today blasted Senate Democrats for blocking an up-or-down vote on President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran: "I am outraged that my Democratic colleagues prevented the Senate - and the American people - from having a say on President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran that will have grave consequences for our nation and the world. There is a bipartisan majority in this body against the deal, ye… Continue Reading


09.09.15

Senator David Perdue Slams Iran Nuclear Deal at Rally

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke at the Stop the Iran Deal Rally hosted by the Tea Party Patriots based in Georgia. Leading the fight to stop President Obama's Iran Deal, Senator Perdue stressed the global dangers of this nuclear deal for America, Israel, and the entire world. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Thank you Jenny Beth. Listen, thank you so much for being out here. God bless you guys. It feels like we'r… Continue Reading


09.09.15

Senator David Perdue: I Will Vote Against Obama’s Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted that he will vote against President Obama's disastrous nuclear deal this week in the Senate. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "As I've traveled across Georgia, I have heard your concerns about President Obama's dangerous Iran deal. I share those concerns and I will vote against it this week in the United States Senate. From the beginning, I have always believed that any international ag… Continue Reading


08.28.15

Senator David Perdue Applauds Decision to Halt ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today released the following statement regarding North Dakota District Court Judge Ralph Erickson's decision to halt the Environmental Protection Agency's damaging 'Waters of the U.S.' (WOTUS) rule from implementation in 13 states: "Like many Americans, I have been against the EPA's ridiculous Waters of the U.S. regulation since day one," said Senator Perdue. "It is outrageous President Obama and … Continue Reading


08.25.15

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Champions Conservative Solutions At Americans For Prosperity Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Friday, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) gave an impassioned speech to thousands of conservative leaders at Americans for Prosperity's (AFP) "Defending the American Dream" national conference in Columbus, Ohio. Senator Perdue attacked the liberal progressive policies that have failed working Americans and championed advancing conservative solutions in the U.S. Senate. Watch Senator Perdue's full speech here. Washington Examiner: Freshman Senator David Perdue, R-Ga., anothe… Continue Reading


08.07.15

Senator David Perdue Requests Additional Information on State Department Training Facility Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department and USAID Management Subcommittee, this week requested detailed cost-estimates and internal recommendations pertaining to the State Department proposal to construct the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FAST-C) in Virginia, instead of augmenting the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Georgia, which would save taxpayers millions of dollars. Senator Perdue sent a… Continue Reading


08.07.15

Senator David Perdue Talks Iran Deal on Fox Business Network

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, yesterday discussed the Iran nuclear agreement and the security threats it poses to the free world with Neil Cavuto on Fox Business Network's Cavuto Coast to Coast. Bipartisan disapproval of the Iran nuclear agreement continues to grow. This week, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), third-ranking Senate Democrat, and Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member,… Continue Reading


08.05.15

Senator David Perdue: Eliminating Repatriation Tax A Necessity For Global Competitiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about Washington's outdated tax code and called on the Senate to act now and grow the economy by eliminating the repatriation tax. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak about seizing the opportunity to drive real economic growth right now, but first, I'd like to give a little context by referencing our great nation's desperate fiscal condi… Continue Reading


08.05.15

Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for Free and Fair Elections in Haiti

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ed Markey (D-MA), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) are urging President Obama to collaborate with the international community to ensure the Haitian people have the ability to freely and fairly elect their leaders. In a letter to President Obama, the Senators highlighted the assistance the United States provided the Haitian government to rebuild the country after the devastating earthquak… Continue Reading

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