Stories tagged: "Richard Burr"


Senator Burr steps down
Burr Steps Down As Senate Intelligence Chair After FBI Seizes His Cell Phone

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., stepped aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday after the FBI served a search warrant for his cellphone as part of an ongoing insider-trading investigation tied to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Guess Who Carole Baskin of Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ Donated To

Carole Baskin, one of the most controversial characters in Netflix’s enormously popular “Tiger King” docuseries, donated $1,000 to North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr.

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Dear Sen. Burr, You’ve Failed North Carolina. It’s Time to Resign.

"My alma mater’s motto is Pro humanitate. Literally, for humanity. You know that phrase, too. You also graduated from Wake Forest. And yet your first impulse is to serve yourself."

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60% of North Carolinians Want Burr to Resign for Dumping Stocks After Coronavirus Briefing

Just 22% of North Carolina voters approve of the job Republican Sen. Richard Burr is doing.

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If Sen. Burr Resigns He’s Guaranteed to be Replaced by a Republican. Here’s Why.

Republican Sen. Richard Burr dumped as much as $1.7 million in stock ahead of the coronavirus-driven downturn.

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45,000 Newly Unemployed People Just Learned Their Senators Sold Millions in Stocks Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Sens. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Richard Burr of North Carolina are accused of using their early knowledge of the severity of the coronavirus outbreak to protect their own finances instead of informing the public.

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This Senator Promised the Government Was Ready for Coronavirus. Then He Sold Off Up to $1.7 Million in Stocks.

As head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Richard Burr would have had access to some of the country's most highly classified information.