Press Releases

10.20.15

Senator David Perdue: I Will Keep Fighting To Stop This Lawlessness

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Judiciary Committee, spoke on the Senate floor today after voting to stop federal funds from going to cities that ignore federal immigration laws and harbor illegal immigrants. Unfortunately, S.2146, the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act, was blocked from further action by Senate Democrats. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise tonight to speak briefly about the Stop Sa… Continue Reading


10.15.15

Senator David Perdue: Iran’s Already Breaking Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement in response to Iran's recent ballistic missile launch and the upcoming implementation date of President Obama's dangerous Iran deal: "The ink isn't even dry on President Obama's nuclear agreement and Iran is already breaking rules. This should not come as a surprise to anyone since Iran has cheated on every deal. Americans expect our nation's commander … Continue Reading


10.09.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Court for Blocking Obama’s Harmful EPA Water Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for ruling in favor of Georgia and 17 other states in granting a nationwide stay of the Obama Administration's onerous "Waters of the United States" rule: "Halting this regulation until legal issues are addressed makes sense and is a good step, but we must continue our work to overturn it for good. Senator Perdue and I co-… Continue Reading


10.09.15

Senator David Perdue Greets Georgian Serving as Guest Senate Chaplain

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) greeted Pastor Charles Smith of Madison, Georgia, before he led the U.S. Senate in the daily morning prayer. Pastor Smith was the guest chaplain for Thursday, October 8, 2015. "It was a pleasure to welcome Pastor Smith and members of his family who came together from various parts of Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "I commend Pastor Smith on the skillful delivery of his message on the United States Senate floor and thank him for pr… Continue Reading


10.08.15

Senator David Perdue Delivers Opening Statement at Hearing to Examine Diplomatic Security Training Facility Proposals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, today delivered the following opening statement at the hearing to examine the State Department proposals for a new diplomatic security training facility that is most cost effective for the taxpayers. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I'd like to begin by welcoming our witnesses, Assistant Secretary Greg Starr,… Continue Reading


10.08.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Fight for Georgia in Water Wars Dispute

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Senate leaders to remove language in the Energy and Water appropriations bill that is a direct attack on the state of Georgia in the longstanding legal dispute with the state of Alabama over water usage. The offending language was inserted into the appropriations bill by an Alabama senator. Isakson pointed to the harmful language included in the fiscal year 2016 funding measure that would give Congress the auth… Continue Reading


10.07.15

Senator David Perdue Urges Colleagues to Provide for the Common Defense

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Budget Committees, today called on his colleagues to move forward with funding our military and send the National Defense Authorization Act to President Obama's desk for a signature. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). I strongly urge my colleagues in this body to vote for the NDAA… Continue Reading


10.06.15

Senators Johnny Isakson, David Perdue Request Audit of All Fetal Tissue Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined 33 senators in sending a letter to the Obama administration requesting an audit of all fetal tissue research funded or conducted by the administration to determine compliance with the law. Federal laws make it illegal to knowingly acquire, receive, or accept a donation of human fetal tissue for valuable consideration. "The Planned Parenthood videos recently released by the Center for Medical Progress raise ser… Continue Reading


10.01.15

Senator David Perdue Calls on Senate Democrats to Stop Obstructing Veterans Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget and Foreign Relations Committees, today called on Senate Democrats to stop obstructing debate for H.R. 2029, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, one of the 12 critical appropriations bills Congress must pass to responsibly fund the federal government. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak about the Militar… Continue Reading


09.28.15

Senator David Perdue: Fighting For Long-Term Plan That Responsibly Solves Our Debt Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate agreed to advance legislation that will keep the government funded and allow more time to debate and approve appropriation bills for the coming fiscal year: "Today, I supported the Senate's short-term measure to responsibly keep the federal government functioning so we can continue working to solve Washington's spending crisis, despite political brinkmanship from Senate Democrats. In… Continue Reading


09.24.15

Senator David Perdue: Irresponsible Governing Must Stop Now

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after Senate Democrats blocked a vote to advance a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government until December 11, 2015 and end taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood: "Today, I voted to temporarily fund the federal government and protect life by ending taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. Yet again, Senate Democrats have ignored the will of Georgians and the American people. In recent w… Continue Reading


09.22.15

Senator David Perdue Rebukes Senate Democrats For Blocking Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget and Foreign Relations Committees, today rebuked Senate Democrats for preventing the Senate from considering H.R. 2685, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, one of the twelve critical appropriations bills Congress must pass to responsibly fund the federal government. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Briefly, I want to thank the Majority Leader for bringing the de… Continue Reading


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

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