“Perdue has taken more than $425,000 from the owners of professional sports teams and their relatives”
Meanwhile, Perdue is on vacation despite failing to deliver key pandemic relief for Georgia workers and families
ATLANTA — A devastating new report revealed that Senator David Perdue, who has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the owners of professional sports clubs and their families, privately pushed for wealthy sports owners to receive a lucrative tax break. The news comes days after reports exposed Perdue for appearing to use his chairmanship of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee to line his own pockets.
Congressional experts noted that Perdue’s “in-the-weeds lobbying” on “obscure tax regulation” was clearly “unusual,” and would only impact “a small set of the richest Americans” and some of Perdue’s “largest donors.”
Senator Perdue “was one of the 2017 tax bill’s biggest boosters,” and continues to promote the massive giveaway to corporate special interests and the wealthiest Americans that would “likely make income inequality worse.”
“Senator Perdue will go out of his way to make the richest Americans even richer, but now, when Georgians desperately need more economic relief during this pandemic, Perdue has failed to deliver,” said Braxton Brewington, spokesman for the Democratic Party of Georgia. “Perdue’s priority has never been hard-working Georgia families, and that’s why in January, voters will ensure this is his last term in the United States Senate.”