Press Releases

05.07.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on Senate Passage of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) issued the following statement regarding Senate passage of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act: “I am proud to support the passage of this bipartisan legislation that forces President Obama’s hand and requires crucial Congressional oversight and scrutiny of any nuclear deal with Iran. “Make no mistake, I believe an international agreement of this magnitude should have been considered as a treaty. President Obama tried to leave Congress … Continue Reading


05.05.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue: A-10 Weapon System Critical to National Defense

Join Representatives Carter, Scott in fight to protect critical close-air support from proposed divestment WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today voiced their opposition to an Air Force proposal to divest of the A-10 Thunderbolt II that could jeopardize the United States’ close-air support capabilities and the safety of American service members. At a press conference led by U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Senate Armed Services Committee C… Continue Reading


05.05.15

Senator Perdue Statement On Final Passage Of Balanced Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today released the following statement on the passage of the FY 2016 Budget Conference Agreement: “While this budget is far from perfect, I’m encouraged by the progress we’ve made in a few weeks to fix six years of fiscal irresponsibility in Washington. For the first time in too long, both the House and Senate made it a priority to pass a balanced budget. This is only a micro-step in the right direct… Continue Reading


05.01.15

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Calls For Bold Leadership In First Senate Speech

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Earlier this week, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) delivered his first speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Senator Perdue called for bold leadership in Washington to address our nation’s major crises, and highlighted how he will work to create a new beginning to get our country back on track. Below is some recent news coverage of his speech. You can watch the full speech here. Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Freshman U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s first speech on the floor th… Continue Reading


04.29.15

Senator David Perdue Supports Bipartisan Iran Nuclear Agreement Review

Calls For Congressional Review To Prevent President’s Free Hand With Iran WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke about his support for the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act. The bipartisan legislation allows the American people, through Congress, to have final approval on President Obama’s nuclear negotiations with Iran. The bill passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in a unanimous, bipartisan fashion - 19-0. Watch the video here: Transcript: … Continue Reading


04.29.15

Senator Perdue Welcomes Japan Prime Minister Abe To Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to a joint session of Congress: “I am excited to welcome Prime Minister Abe to the United States. This is truly an historic event, as he is the first Japanese leader to address a Joint Session of Congress. The Prime Minister’s address to Congress and the American people is not only timely, but is also an important step in strengthening the U.S.-Japan alliance. “Today, we face a global secu… Continue Reading


04.27.15

Senator David Perdue Delivers First Senate Speech

“Creating A New Beginning” WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today delivered his maiden speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate highlighting three areas of national crisis, including: the abuse of executive power, the significant deterioration of American foreign policy, and our out-of-control debt. Full text of remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below. Watch the video here. Transcript: Mr. President, I rise today to address, for the first time, this august body… Continue Reading


04.24.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Co-Sponsor Legislation to Empower States to Challenge Federal Government Rules

Bill would restore the efficacy of the 10th Amendment to the Constitution WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) week co-sponsored legislation this week to ensure state governments are empowered to challenge federal regulations that are constitutionally questionable or burdensome. The Restoring the 10th Amendment Act, S.1045, sets up a framework that would provide states with legal standing and a legal framework for challenging unconstitutional fede… Continue Reading


04.24.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Administration to Increase Offshore Energy Production

Point to bipartisan support in states, throughout all levels of government WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senate colleagues this week in demanding the administration remove harmful restrictions on offshore energy development and keep its commitment to an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy that will further advance job creation, economic growth and energy security in the United States. In a letter signed by members of the U.S. Senate a… Continue Reading


04.23.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Announce Support For Sally Yates For Deputy Attorney General

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today announced their support for the nomination of Sally Yates to become the next Deputy Attorney General of the United States. Yates was U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia since 2010, and was the first woman to serve as the U.S. Attorney in Atlanta. The Senate Judiciary Committee today voted in favor of her nomination with a vote of 18-2. “Sally Yates is an exceptionally skilled attorney with a st… Continue Reading


04.23.15

Senator Perdue Opposes Loretta Lynch’s Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) voted in opposition to Loretta Lynch’s nomination to become the next Attorney General of the United States: “Today, I voted against the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General. As I have explained previously, I do not take issue with the majority of Ms. Lynch’s record as a federal prosecutor, however, her aggressive use of civil asset forfeiture against law-abiding citizens and her failure to stand up to a liberal activist judge i… Continue Reading


04.23.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Greet Shepherd’s Men Runners in Washington, D.C.

Georgia group running 911 miles to raise TBI, PTSD awareness WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) welcomed to Washington, D.C., the Shepherd’s Men runners, who stopped in the nation’s capital on their 911-mile run from the Freedom Tower in New York, New York to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta. The Shepherd’s Men are running 911 miles from the Freedom Tower in New York to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta to raise awareness for the SHARE Military In… Continue Reading


04.22.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Co-Sponsor Repeal of Disastrous Obamacare Mandates

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) this week co-sponsored legislation that would prevent Americans from being negatively impacted again by Obamacare if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the Obama administration this summer in a court case challenging the legality of a key component of Obamacare. In June, if the Supreme Court decides in the case known as King v. Burwell that Obamacare tax subsidies provided to individuals enrolled in the federal e… Continue Reading


04.22.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Praise Passage Legislation to Help Victims of Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., both members of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, today praised Senate passage of bipartisan legislation - S.178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, by a vote of 99-0. “I am both pleased and relieved that the Senate has passed the bipartisan Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act,” said Isakson. “This critical human-rights bill will provide help for the oppressed victims of modern-day slavery, a… Continue Reading


04.21.15

Foreign Relations Subcommittee Chairman David Perdue Chairs First Hearing On State Department Oversight

Calls For Making State Department More Effective, Transparent, & Accountable WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today led the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development’s first hearing on the operational effectiveness of the State Department. The Inspector General for the U.S. State Department and Broadcasting Board of Governors, Steve Linick, testified about the Office of the … Continue Reading


04.15.15

Perdue, Moran & Woodall Lead FairTax Effort in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On April 15, Tax Day, U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) and U.S. Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) issued the following statements in support of S. 155 and H.R. 25, the FairTax Act of 2015. A proposal to remove all aspects of the current income tax code and replace it with a system based on consumption of new goods and services, the FairTax has been introduced and championed by Representative Woodall since coming to Congress, with Senators Perdue and … Continue Reading


04.15.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on President Obama Decision to Remove Cuba from U.S. State Sponsors of Terror List

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s decision to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism: “I am deeply concerned that President Obama continues to embolden our enemies and empower dictators from Russia to Iran, and now Cuba. Cuba must prove it is willing to change its destructive and oppressive behavior before the United States removes it as a state sponsor of terrorism. “The Castro regime, ti… Continue Reading


04.14.15

Senator David Perdue: We Must Not Allow Iran To Develop A Nuclear Weapon

(Not Now, Not In Ten Years, Not Ever) WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed Georgians about the importance of preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Senator Perdue does not currently support the framework for a nuclear deal with Iran in its current form, given it allows Iran to develop a nuclear weapons capability down the road. Later today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will meet to discuss the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act. This legislat… Continue Reading


04.10.15

ICYMI: Senator Perdue Addresses Serious National Security Threats In Middle East

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, just returned from a visit to Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The Congressional Delegation went to review the unfolding campaign against ISIS and to meet with some of America’s closest partners about regional security threats. Below is some recent coverage of Senator Perdue’s trip: Atlanta Journal-Constitution: U.S. Sen. David Perdue said he would reject a deal designed to p… Continue Reading


04.08.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Call for Offshore Energy Legislation with Revenue Sharing

(Bipartisan Southern Atlantic Coastal delegation calls for offshore drilling revenue to be shared with Atlantic coastal states) WASHINGTON,D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today joined a bipartisan group of Senators in calling for offshore energy legislation that allows Georgia and other Atlantic coastal states to share in the revenue from energy resources developed offshore. In January, the U.S. Department of the Interior proposed opening the Mid- and Sou… Continue Reading

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