Press Releases

10.30.19

Senator David Perdue: Democrats Continue Campaign Of Disinformation On Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on Senate Democrats' efforts to reverse a successful Trump Administration healthcare policy: "Democrats are accusing Republicans of voting to take away protections for pre-existing conditions. Nothing could be further from the truth. Yet again, Democrats are deliberately misinforming the American people for their own political gain. To be clear: the Trump Administration's guidance on 1332 waivers does not remove protections for pre-ex… Continue Reading


10.30.19

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Leads Effort To Strengthen School Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor to discuss his bipartisan school safety bill and commemorate "America's Safe Schools Week." In September, the Senator introduced the School Safety Clearinghouse Act, which would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: America's Safe Schools Week: "Last week was designated as A… Continue Reading


10.28.19

Senator David Perdue: A Great Day For America & The World

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Bret Baier on Fox News' "Special Report" to discuss the death of top ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, continued economic success under the Trump Administration, and the U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Eliminating The World's Top Terrorist: "Yesterday was a great day for America and the world. Our special forces and intel community, with our partners, took ou… Continue Reading


10.24.19

Senator David Perdue Condemns House Of Representatives’ Closed-Door Impeachment Inquiry

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today introduced a Senate Resolution with U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and other Republican senators condemning the U.S. House of Representatives' illegitimate, closed-door impeachment inquiry. "The proposition that the Speaker acting alone may direct committees to initiate impeachment proceedings without any debate or a vote on the House floor is unprecedented and undemocratic," states the resolu… Continue Reading


10.23.19

Senator David Perdue: Just When You Think Democrats Can’t Get More Hypocritical

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Fox Business Network's "Mornings with Maria" to discuss Democrats' push to cut taxes for the wealthiest, China trade talks, and the latest developments between Syria and Turkey. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Most Hypocritical Thing: "Just when you think the Democrats can't be any more hypocritical, they come up with something like this. This so-called 'state and local tax deduction' would be a tax cut for th… Continue Reading


10.16.19

Senator David Perdue: House Democrats Are Wasting Time On A Pipe Dream

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss to the latest Democrat presidential debate and the House of Representative's baseless calls for impeachment. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Radical Socialist Policies: "It is so obvious that these Democrat presidential candidates have no clue what capital formation is about. There's no reality in anything they're saying. Their socialized medicine proposal would cost, according to … Continue Reading


10.16.19

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Air Force Secretary, Ambassador Barbara Barrett

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, congratulates Ambassador Barbara Barrett on her confirmation to be President Donald Trump's Secretary of the Air Force. Click here or on the image below to download a photo. "Ambassador Barbara Barrett is exactly the kind of leader we need to continue to propel the U.S. Air Force into the 21st Century," said Senator Perdue. "Ambassador Barrett is a well-respected aeronautics expert with year… Continue Reading


10.15.19

Senator Perdue’s Office To Host Workshop In Macon

MACON, GA - On Friday, October 18, 2019, the office of U.S. Senator David Perdue will host a workshop at Middle Georgia State University to discuss ways to fight fraud in today's technology-driven world. The workshop will teach Georgians about current scams and fraud tactics, how to prevent identity theft, and how to protect personal information. In 2018, Middle Georgia had one of the highest rates of identity theft in the nation. "Scammers are getting smarter and more sophisticated every day,… Continue Reading


10.11.19

Senator David Perdue Talks School Safety & Combatting Human Trafficking On Athens Radio

ATHENS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Tim Bryant in-studio at WGAU radio to discuss his school safety bill, efforts to combat human trafficking, and U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson's (R-GA) legacy. Highlights: Prioritizing School Safety: "I introduced a school safety bill that codifies what was established by the President's commission for a review of school safety. The commission said we need a national clearinghouse of best practices for school design that can be shared among … Continue Reading


10.10.19

Senator David Perdue Shares Lessons In Leadership At The University Of Georgia

ATHENS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) participated in a forum on leadership at the University of Georgia's Institute for Leadership Advancement. Allison Fine, a business and political science student, interviewed the Senator about the leadership lessons he has learned as businessman, CEO, and now as a U.S. Senator. Click here to watch a highlight video. Click here to download photos. Highlights: On True Leadership: "Many times the leader is in the back row, and she doesn't say muc… Continue Reading


10.10.19

Senator David Perdue Tours Athens Animal Health Facility

ATHENS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) toured Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc.'s manufacturing and research facility in Athens, Georgia to mark completion of their expansion after a $76 million investment in the site. The investment doubled the company's capacity to produce vaccines for pets in the United States and around the world. Click here or below to download photos. "Boehringer Ingelheim continues to be a strong contributor to our economy," said Senator Perdue. "Thei… Continue Reading


10.03.19

Senator David Perdue Salutes Law Enforcement Officers

JONES COUNTY, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today honored law enforcement officers at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association's seventh annual 'Salute to Georgia Sheriffs' event in Jones County. Houston County Sheriff Cullen Talton was recognized as 2019 Georgia Sheriff of the Year, and Houston County Chief Deputy Billy Rape accepted the award on his behalf. Click here to download photos of the event. Click here to download a photo of Senator Perdue and Sheriff Talton. "Georgia is home t… Continue Reading


10.02.19

One Year After Hurricane Michael, Senator David Perdue Discusses Disaster Response With Red Cross

DOUGLASVILLE, GA - Ahead of the one-year mark since Hurricane Michael devastated Southwest Georgia, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visited the Red Cross Biomedical Processing Center in Douglasville, Georgia for a tour and discussion about disaster preparedness and response. Click here or below to download photos. "When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is often one of the first organizations on the ground helping communities recover and rebuild," said Senator Perdue. "Nearly one year ago, Hu… Continue Reading


10.02.19

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Leads Push for Safer Schools

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared the following video about his proposal to strengthen school safety for students across the country. The Senator's bipartisan School Safety Clearinghouse Act would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. Click here or on the image below to watch. The clearinghouse would be managed by the Department of Homeland Security and include recommendations from engine… Continue Reading


10.01.19

Senator David Perdue Shines a Light on Human Trafficking

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), and Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association (GHLA) for a discussion on efforts to prevent and eradicate human trafficking across the country. Click here or on the image below to download photos. L-R: Chip Rogers, Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09), Senator David Perdue "Human trafficking touches every state and every industry," said Se… Continue Reading


09.26.19

Senator David Perdue On Congress’s Failure To Fund The Government On Time

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on the Congress's 187th continuing resolution (CR) and failure to fund the federal government on time by the end of the fiscal year on September 30: "This is absolutely ridiculous. Congress just kicked the can down the road and resorted to a continuing resolution for the 187th time in 45 years. Senate Democrats put us in this position when they reneged on a bipartisan agreement to fund the gov… Continue Reading


09.26.19

Senator David Perdue Calls Out Senate Democrats For Obstructing Funding Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, called out Senate Democrats for reneging on a good-faith agreement to fund the federal government on time before the end of the fiscal year on September 30. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Democrats Violated the Deal: "This July, Democrats and Republicans had a good-faith agreement on a bipartisan budget deal. Everybody sang Kumbaya and agreed to a top-line number to fund th… Continue Reading


09.25.19

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Strong Support For Perdue, Jones’ School Safety Clearinghouse Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Educators, school administrators, and design experts are praising U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Doug Jones' (D-AL) bipartisan School Safety Clearinghouse Act, which would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. Governor Brian Kemp: "Keeping our children, teachers, and school administrators safe is a top priority of my administration. That's why this year we allocated $30,000 per school … Continue Reading


09.24.19

Senators Perdue, Jones Introduce Bipartisan School Safety Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Doug Jones (D-AL) are taking bipartisan action to strengthen school safety for students across the country. The senators introduced the School Safety Clearinghouse Act, which would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. "Every student deserves access to a safe learning environment and a quality education," said Senator Perdue. "As a father and a grandfathe… Continue Reading


09.23.19

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort to Lower Indian Pecan Tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and 11 senators on Friday sent a letter encouraging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to prioritize a reduction in pecan tariffs as the Trump Administration continues trade negotiations with India. Senator Perdue was joined in sending the letter by U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), John Cornyn (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), J… Continue Reading

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