Press Releases

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


02.10.16

Senator David Perdue Praises Supreme Court Decision To Block Obama’s Energy Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today praised the Supreme Court for blocking the implementation of President Obama's Clean Power Plan, an extensive energy tax on carbon emissions, until a decision is reached on a petition filed by 25 states, including Georgia and industry leaders. "Over the past seven years, President Obama and his overzealous EPA have proven they will stop at nothing to kill the coal industry and advance their progressive climate change agenda," said Se… Continue Reading


02.10.16

Senator David Perdue Calls For More Forceful Response to Confront Nuclear Threat

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke on the Senate floor in favor of the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act and highlighted his amendment, which would expose the dangerous nuclear cooperation between North Korea and Iran. Click here to view the speech or on the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak on an amendment I introduced to the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act. This bill we're c… Continue Reading


02.10.16

Senator David Perdue Amendment Seeks to Expose Nuclear Cooperation Between North Korea & Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is urging the Senate to adopt an amendment he introduced to the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act, which requires the Obama Administration to report to Congress regarding Iran's cooperation with North Korea on nuclear weapon and ballistic missile development and disclose known linkages between the two rogue states' illicit programs. "It's undeniable that Iran and North Korea h… Continue Reading


02.09.16

Senators Perdue & McCain Introduce Bill To Fully Repeal & Replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and John McCain (R-AZ) today introduced the Empowering Patients First Act, companion legislation to a bill introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressman Tom Price (R-GA-06), to fully repeal and replace Obamacare with common-sense solutions that put patients back in charge of their health care decisions. "Since the president jammed Obamacare through Congress without a single Republican vote, the American people have been let down b… Continue Reading


02.09.16

Senator David Perdue Statement on President Obama’s Final Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today issued the following statement after President Obama released his final budget, which like his previous budget requests pushes for more taxes, more spending, and more debt: "The only positive thing about this budget request is that it's the last one we will receive from President Obama. Our country is facing a debt crisis and it is well past the tipping point. Americans cannot afford to send more… Continue Reading


02.08.16

Senator David Perdue Introduces Accurate Accounting Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today introduced the Accurate Accounting Act of 2016, which ends some of the most egregious problems of our federal budgeting process and holds Washington accountable for a complete and accurate assessment of all federal spending. "Washington will never get spending under control unless we have a budget process that works," said Senator David Perdue. "Without an honest and accurate assessment of the fe… Continue Reading


02.05.16

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 we'r… Continue Reading


02.03.16

Senator David Perdue: Washington Needs To Say “We Cannot Afford It”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed the Senate Budget Committee about Washington's debt crisis and highlighted four simple words that are missing from the debate. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Four words that I have not heard up here in one year, that I used to hear every day in business. And that is, 'We cannot afford it.' We all do it in our personal homes, we do it in our personal lives, we teach our children to d… Continue Reading


01.29.16

Senator David Perdue Commends Georgia Student Graduating from Senate Page School

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today attended the Senate Page School graduation of David Brannon of Augusta, GA. Through this program, students are able to assist with the legislative process while completing rigorous coursework for a school semester. "David is an incredibly intelligent and respectful young man," said Senator Perdue. "I was absolutely delighted that he was able to have this experience and couldn't be more proud of his representation of Georgia. David has… Continue Reading

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