Press Releases

07.26.15

Senator David Perdue Votes to Repeal Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to repeal Obamacare, President Obama’s flawed healthcare law that has driven up healthcare costs across the nation: “Obamacare’s unintended consequences are hurting Georgians and Americans across the country. Healthcare costs are higher, businesses have been forced to cut back workers’ hours, and people cannot see the doctors they've learned to like and trust. Americans need a healthcare system that lowers costs, increases access… Continue Reading


07.23.15

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Talks Iran Deal on Fox News Channel

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senator Foreign Relations Committee, today discussed the Iran nuclear agreement and the security threats it poses to the free world with Bill Hemmer on Fox News Channel’s America’s Newsroom. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Stopping A Nuclear Iran: “The goal all along, according to President Obama and Secretary Kerry, was to be sure that this deal precluded Iran from becoming nuclear. I read e… Continue Reading


07.23.15

ICYMI: Roll Call: David Perdue Emerging As Key Player On Foreign Relations

David Perdue Emerging As Key Player On Foreign Relations Roll Call By Niels Lesniewski July 22, 2015 http://bit.ly/1IjSPK5 Perdue’s business background and sober approach have made the freshman senator a player on the Foreign Relations Committee. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) David Perdue knew he wanted a seat on the Foreign Relations Committee before he became a senator, and joining the panel has positioned him well for having a voice in the debate over last week’s agreemen… Continue Reading


07.23.15

Senator David Perdue Calls On Senate To Reject Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor about the Obama Administration’s Iran nuclear agreement and urged his colleagues to reject the deal. Senator Perdue also encouraged his colleagues to join him in gathering the 67 veto-proof majority needed to stop President Obama from granting the largest state sponsor of terrorism a pathway to developing a nuclear weapons capability. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: … Continue Reading


07.23.15

Senator David Perdue Introduces Fiscally Responsible Highway Bill Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor about introducing a fiscally responsible amendment to the highway bill that would simply match the authorization period with the available funding. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: “Georgians sent me to Washington to help solve our fiscal crisis, not make it worse. As a member of the Senate Budget Committee, I am working every day to find smarter ways to prior… Continue Reading


07.22.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Condemn Disturbing Planned Parenthood Videos, Call for Investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today signed a letter along with 48 other senators to the Obama administration following the release of video footage by the Center for Medical Progress depicting senior Planned Parenthood Federation of America executives discussing in gruesome detail the organization’s role in the harvesting of the organs of unborn babies. Senators Isakson and Perdue also applauded the steps being taken in Georgia to review Plann… Continue Reading


07.21.15

Senator David Perdue Fights to End Sanctuary Jurisdictions, Proudly Cosponsors Kate’s Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today highlighted the negative impacts of President Obama's lawless immigration system and sanctuary policies on families across our country, including the Inman family from Georgia. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. "In 2000, in my home state, we had a 16-year-old kid, Dustin Inman, killed by an illegal immigrant," said Senator Perdue. "Today, 15 years later, the perpetra… Continue Reading


07.21.15

PROTECT YOUR WALLET: My Piece On The CFPB Monitoring Your Spending Habits

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor about the security risks created by the Dodd-Frank Act, legislation enacted five years ago. Senator Perdue specifically called for Congressional oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) an agency collecting an alarming amount of personal financial information on American consumers. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Fiv… Continue Reading


07.20.15

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue: Smarter Steps To Strengthen Our National Security

Smarter Steps To Strengthen Our National Security Savannah Morning News July 18, 2015 By Senator David Perdue http://bit.ly/1LmSQiO We live in an increasingly dangerous world. As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I get daily updates on what I believe is an emerging global security crisis. We have witnessed the brutal rise of ISIS, which is still taking advantage of power vacuums in the Middle East and North Africa. The threat of a nuclear Iran is further disr… Continue Reading


07.20.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on Georgia Sailor, Randall Smith

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding the tragic shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the death of Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith of Rossville, Georgia: “This weekend, our state and nation lost another patriot, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith of Rossville, Georgia. He was a proud father of three girls and a brave man who loved his family and his country. I join my fellow Georgians in mourning both Ra… Continue Reading


07.20.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on U.N. Security Council Vote on Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement regarding the United Nations Security Council vote on the Iran nuclear deal: “After capitulating to Iran’s demands, President Obama and Secretary Kerry sidelined the American people by advancing the Iran deal today in a United Nations Security Council vote without Congressional review. The Obama Administration claims this deal makes Americans safer an… Continue Reading


07.17.15

Senator David Perdue Statement On Chattanooga Shootings

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement on the shootings in Chattanooga: “Today we stand with the all those impacted by the senseless shootings in Chattanooga. Among those lost was an American hero, U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Skip Wells from Georgia who was a graduate of Sprayberry High School in Cobb County and studied at Georgia Southern University. At a young age, Wells courageously answered the call of duty and enlisted in the Marines to prote… Continue Reading


07.17.15

Senator David Perdue: Paramount President Obama Honors 60-Day Congressional Review Period

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding the scheduled United Nations Security Council vote on the Iran nuclear agreement: "President Obama's attempt to circumvent Congress and hastily move forward with a United Nations Security Council vote on the Iran nuclear agreement is outrageous. From day one, President Obama and Secretary Kerry capitulated to Iran's demands and attempted to avoid Congressional oversight at every turn. Now it s… Continue Reading


07.16.15

Senator David Perdue Votes To End Washington Control Of Education, Stop Common Core

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted in favor of the Every Child Achieves Act, S. 1177, legislation that stops Washington’s control of our education system and ends the federal mandate for Common Core: “Today, Congress took significant steps to end Washington’s control of education and return power to the state and local level where it belongs. This bill stops the federal government from coercing states into adopting Common Core and allows states to develop curricul… Continue Reading


07.15.15

Senator David Perdue: Getting Washington Out Of Our Classrooms

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted the importance of a quality education in order for our students to succeed and the conservative solutions he is championing in the U.S. Senate to empower parents, teachers, and local school leaders when it comes to education decisions. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: “A quality education is critical to our kids’ success. I’ve seen that firsthand my entire life. My Mom and Dad w… Continue Reading


07.15.15

Senator David Perdue Champions Conservative Amendments During Education Reform Debate

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is a vocal critic of Washington’s one-size-fits-all education mandates and continues to champion conservative education solutions in Congress. As the Every Child Achieves Act, S.R.1177, is debated in the U.S. Senate, Senator Perdue has co-sponsored and supported numerous amendments that further reduce Washington’s role in our education system and strengthen state and local control by empowering parents, teachers, and local school leaders. Speci… Continue Reading


07.14.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on Announcement of Nuclear Agreement with Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement today regarding the announcement of a nuclear agreement with Iran: "Let's be clear, this agreement is not final. Georgians and the American people, through Congressional representation, must sign off on the negotiated terms, and because of our bipartisan efforts Congress will have 60 days to do so. As a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, I will revi… Continue Reading


07.14.15

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Demands Cost Benefit Analysis of State Department Facility

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department Subcommittee, has been calling for an independent review of a State Department proposal to construct a brand new training center in Virginia, instead of using an established federal training facility in Georgia that could save taxpayers millions of dollars. Senator Perdue led a joint Georgia Delegation letter requesting additional information from the Government Accountability Office (G… Continue Reading


07.08.15

Senator David Perdue Responds to Proposed Army Cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), member of the Senate Budget and Foreign Relations Committees, issued the following statement regarding the proposed Army restructuring by the Department of Defense: “When national security alerts are at an all-time high and ISIS is recruiting new terrorists daily, scaling back our military is nonsensical. Today, I spoke directly with Secretary of the Army John McHugh to express my concern for this proposed cut back, specifically the impact… Continue Reading


07.08.15

Senator Perdue to DHS: “Sanctuary Jurisdictions” Endanger Public Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), along with several other Senate Judiciary Committee members, is pressing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for information about its program aimed at exempting illegal immigrants from our nation’s laws, posing direct threats to public safety. “Your Department has refused to confront so-called ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions, endangering the public safety and leading to tragedies such as the recent killings of Kathryn Steinle in San Fran… Continue Reading

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