Tag Archives: David Perdue

Political Notes — Trump flip-flops on Afghanistan, Ga. congressmen flip-flop right along with him

Georgia’s Republican congressmen support Trump on his major policy reversal in Afghanistan . . .

Tags: afghanistan , Atlanta Confederate monuments , David Perdue , Donald Trump , Doug Collins , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — Sen. Rubio says Perdue and Trump’s immigration bill won’t pass

Sen. David Perdue’s bill to limit immigration has no chance of passing, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio predicts . . .

Tags: ASOS , Chris Carr , David Perdue , immigration , Marco Rubio , Navicent

Perdue bill to cut legal immigration has Trump’s support

Georgia senator’s bill would cut in half the number of immigrants allowed to legally enter the United States . . .

Tags: David Perdue , immigration bill

Isakson, Perdue vote to proceed with Obamacare repeal

Senate Republicans vote to move ahead with debate on legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Senate procedural vote

Political Notes — Perdue signs on for the Senate’s healthcare bill

Sen. David Perdue indicates he’ll be voting for the Senate proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Billy Nelson , Casey Cagle , David Perdue , John Ellington , Obamacare repeal

Political Notes — Isakson, Perdue vote to kill the filibuster

Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue vote to strike the Senate’s longstanding filibuster rule . . .

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Political Notes — The appearance of a rat triggers the inevitable jokes

This rat was in a standing capitol, not a sinking ship . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Dee Dawkins-Haigler , Ken Hodges , rats

Ga. senators back Trump’s immigration ban

Trump’s new ban on immigrants from predominantly Muslim nations gets the enthusiastic support of Georgia’s U.S. senators . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Trump immigration ban

Political Notes — DeVos squeaks through with help of Isakson, Perdue

With the votes of Georgia senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, Betsy DeVos is confirmed as education secretary . . .

Tags: Betsy DeVos , David Perdue , Dispute Resolution Commission , Harris Hines , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — New committees on tap for House, Senate

Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are setting up new committees in their respective legislative chambers . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Drew Ferguson staff , Johnny Isakson , legislative committees , Turner Field