David Perdue's file


Republican from Georgia

David Perdue, a Republican, is a candidate for the U.S. Senate. He has been the CEO of several businesses and is the cousin of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue.

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Donald Trump’s ‘s---hole countries’ remark and its policy history

President Donald Trump has shocked people for using disparaging language during a meeting about protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries.

"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Trump asked.

Do low-skilled immigrants negatively impact wages of Americans?

White House policy adviser Stephen Miller at an Aug. 2 press briefing said that research has found a correlation between low-skilled immigration and declining wages for people in the United States. But the impact low-skilled immigrants have on wages has been widely debated for decades, here's an overview of conflicting conclusions.

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Fact-checking claims about Cuba

All eyes were on Havana this week as President Barack Obama made his historic trip to Cuba, including those of the fact-checkers. Here are some of our recent fact-checks about U.S.-Cuba relations.


Deal and Perdue's goals for veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, we take note of the newly elected leaders' policy plans for former service members.