Press Releases

08.05.16

Senator David Perdue Congratulates Georgians Participating In 2016 Rio Olympic Games

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today congratulated the Georgia athletes representing Team USA in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, which begin tonight with the Opening Ceremony. "The athletic ability of our Olympic athletes is staggering. In a time where our world is faced with turmoil, it is inspirational to see countries come together to enjoy our shared love of sports and comradery. Bonnie and I wish our fellow Georgians and Team USA the best of luck, and we hope to see seve… Continue Reading


08.04.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Obama’s Dangerous Clemency

WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after President Obama reduced prison sentences for 214 felons-of which approximately one in four are serving time for criminal gun charges: "Law abiding Americans are apoplectic with the lack of law and order we have seen during President Obama's tenure. Yesterday, President Obama commuted the sentences of 214 convicted felons-including 67 who were serving life senten… Continue Reading


08.04.16

Senator David Perdue: Obama’s Dangerous Dealings With Iran Read Like A Movie Script

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement after The Wall Street Journal reported the Obama Administration secretly sent $400 million dollars to Iran in exchange for Americans held in Tehran: "President Obama's dangerous dealings with Iran read like a movie script. If this wasn't a taxpayer funded ransom for Americans, why would President Obama have sent $400 million to Iran in an unmarked cargo… Continue Reading


08.01.16

Senator David Perdue Announces August Mobile Office Hours

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced mobile office hours for the month of August. 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 are… Continue Reading


07.15.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Terrorist Attack In Nice, France

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding the Bastille Day terrorist attack in Nice, France: "Again, France is experiencing another unconscionable tragedy. It is chilling to witness these occurrences across the world, seemingly without an end in sight. America will continue to stand in solidarity with the people of France, our longtime ally. It is time for our country, and the international community, to double down on efforts to elimin… Continue Reading


07.14.16

Senator David Perdue Blasts Democrats’ Political Showmanship On Defense Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the floor to highlight the Senate Democrats' obstructionism when it comes to providing for our country's national defense, and to call on Congress to break through the gridlock and protect our women and men in uniform. Click here to view the speech or on the image below. Transcript: "We are at a very critical juncture during this Congress and indeed in our country. What I want to talk about today is the nonsense that's going… Continue Reading


07.14.16

Senator David Perdue Highlights Dangerous Iran Deal On One Year Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today highlighted the belligerent actions we have seen from Iran since President Obama finalized his nuclear deal with the rogue nation. Click here to watch the remarks or click on the image below. "Here we are within the first 12 months of the Iran Deal and here is what we know about Iran's behavior: seven ballistic missile launches, harassment of U.S. forces, and not only the Navy sail… Continue Reading


07.13.16

Senators Call On Secretary Kerry To Snap-Back Sanctions After German Intelligence Detects Over 100 Iranian Nuclear Procurement Attempts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Mark Kirk (R-IL), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) are calling on Secretary Kerry to investigate Iran's illicit behavior and to re-impose sanctions on Iran for its extensive nuclear and missile procurement attempts in Germany likely related to weapons of mass destruction which, if confirmed, a… Continue Reading


07.12.16

Foreign Relations Subcommittee Chairman David Perdue Holds Hearing On Foreign Aid Public-Private Partnerships

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today led a hearing in the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development on the role of public-private partnerships in foreign aid. A key witness included Georgia company Coca-Cola. Click here to watch or click on the image below. "As a member of both the Budget Committee and the Foreign Relations Committee, I have a unique perspective on ho… Continue Reading


07.12.16

Senator David Perdue Introduces Bill To Improve Security Of Classified Information

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department and USAID Management Subcommittee, along with Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Ben Sasse (R-NE), today introduced the Securing Our Secrets (SOS) Act of 2016 to end some of the most egregious security weaknesses at the State Department. The SOS Act would explicitly prohibit all State Department officials from using private email accounts and servers to handle sensitive and classified i… Continue Reading


07.12.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On CBO’s 2016 Long-Term Budget Outlook

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its 2016 Long-Term Budget Outlook, which projects the United States would face steadily increasing federal debt over the next 30 years-reaching the highest level of debt relative to GDP ever experienced in this country: "The CBO is again exposing how Washington's financial irresponsibility threatens our ability to fun… Continue Reading


07.08.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On This Week’s Tragedies

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding the tragedies in Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas: "As Americans we have lived through a week of horrific and senseless violence. We mourn for the victims, pray for their families, and stand with the brave women and men working to protect our communities. "In the face of tragedy, Americans have always stood united. It's now time that we come together as a country. For too long we have let ourselves… Continue Reading


07.07.16

Senator David Perdue Votes To Pay Our Troops & Fund Military Missions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) yesterday voted to fund our military and support their mission to defeat ISIS, protect our homeland, and support our allies: "Last night, Democrats chose to play politics with the bill that funds the Department of Defense. Blocking a bill that funds our troops' paychecks, medical care, and the combat resources they need for their missions, and the fight against ISIS, is downright irresponsible. This is outrageous. It cannot be overlooked that … Continue Reading


07.07.16

Senator David Perdue Votes To Streamline Labeling Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today issued the following statement after he voted this week to streamline food labeling standards: "The current labeling system is a patchwork of state laws that creates confusion and drives up costs for consumers and manufacturers. A user-friendly national labeling standard will make it easier to sell goods to consumers in states across the country."… Continue Reading


07.07.16

Senator David Perdue Demands State Department Revoke Hillary Clinton’s Security Clearance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department and USAID Management Subcommittee, demands that the State Department revoke former Secretary Hillary Clinton's security clearance for her mishandling of classified information and for putting the United States at risk of irreparable injury. "As the head of the State Department, Hillary Clinton was directly responsible for protecting sensitive information and ensuring her employees did… Continue Reading


07.06.16

Senator David Perdue Continues Effort To Protect Americans & End Sanctuary Cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement after he voted to defund sanctuary cities that refuse to enforce our immigration laws and to establish mandatory minimums for illegal reentry offenses: "Our country prides itself on being a nation of laws and these laws must be enforced uniformly across the country. Unfortunately, this is not happening. Today, more than 300 cities are needlessly endangering the … Continue Reading


07.05.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Clinton’s Handling Of Top Secret Information

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department and USAID Management Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the FBI's investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal email server: "Secretary Clinton is not above the law and acted with a gross lack of judgment while handling sensitive and classified information. Director Comey and the FBI may not want to bring charges, but most American… Continue Reading


07.02.16

Senator Perdue Statement On Emory Students Killed in Bangladesh Terror Attack

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement about two Emory University students who were taken hostage and killed in Dhaka, Bangladesh: "Innocent people are being massacred across the world at the hands of ISIS. These senseless acts of terror absolutely must come to an end. It is deeply disturbing to hear that two of the victims of the most recent attacks are Emory University students. Bonnie and I are keeping Abinta Kabir, Faraaz Hossain, and their lo… Continue Reading


07.01.16

Senator David Perdue Commemorates Independence Day

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following video message in advance of America's 240th birthday: Click here to view the video or click on the image below. Transcript: "Today, we celebrate America's 240th birthday. We honor the memory of our Founding Mothers and Fathers, patriots, and heroes. They stood in the face of tyranny, and against all odds, they prevailed in the fight for our independence. They then established a government like nothing else the w… Continue Reading


07.01.16

Senator David Perdue Announces July Mobile Office Hours

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

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