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Lawsuit Accuses Sen. Richard Burr Of Fraud After Private COVID-19 Meeting With His Top...

March 26, 2020 7:58 PM ET A lawsuit against Republican North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr claims he committed securities fraud by selling $1.7 million in stocks while possessing private information about the impact of coronavirus. The lawsuit comes after Burr was widely criticized for delivering a briefing to wealthy members of a private club on…

North Carolina Poll: Majority of Voters Say Burr Should Resign for Coronavirus Stock Selloff

A majority of Republican Senator Richard Burr’s constituents in North Carolina believe he should resign for selling upwards of $1.72 million in stock ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. A new survey released by Public Policy Polling on Tuesday revealed that 50 percent of North Carolina voters think Burr should resign, while only 24 percent believe he should…

Peter Schweizer: Make Blind Trusts Mandatory for Members of Congress to End Insider Trading

Members of Congress should be required to place their investments into blind trusts to avoid conflicts of interest, insider trading, and other forms of corruption related to their appropriations of taxpayer funds, said Peter Schweizer, senior contributor to Breitbart News and author of Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite. Schweizer offered his…

Richard Burr Voted Against Bipartisan 2012 Bill Barring Congressional Insider Trading

Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) was one of only three members of the United States Senate to oppose bipartisan legislation in 2012 barring lawmakers from using non-public information to reap profits on the stock market. Burr, who at the time had just been reelected to his second term representing North Carolina in Congress, opposed the STOCK…

‘I’m Sorry, With Respect, That Wasn’t Three Months Ago’: Tucker Presses Kelly Loeffler On...

March 20, 2020 9:34 PM ET Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviewed embattled Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler on Friday night’s edition of “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Loeffler and Republican North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr reportedly sold off millions of dollars in stocks from late January to mid-February after a closed-door Senate meeting about the economic…

GOP Congressman: Reports Of Senators Dumping Stock ‘Infuriating’

March 20, 2020 7:37 PM ET Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks said Friday that reports of GOP senators dumping stocks ahead of the coronavirus market crash are “infuriating.” GOP Sens. Richard Burr of North Carolina and Kelly Loeffler of Georgia both sold off stocks before the pandemic crashed the market, and after senators in both parties had…

Senators Loeffler And Burr Caught Dumping Their Stocks After Private Meeting On Coronavirus Impact

March 19, 2020 9:40 PM ET Two Republican senators were caught selling off millions of dollars worth of stocks shortly after a closed-door Senate-only meeting forecasting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Daily Beast reported Thursday. Republican Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler sold roughly $3.1 million in stocks she jointly held with her husband between…

Bored Bernie: Sanders Struggles with Boredom During Senate Impeachment Trial

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), forced to stay off of the campaign trail due to the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, is reportedly struggling with boredom and has been spotted yawning, “shuffling in his chair,” and reading the back of a tin containing what appeared to be lozenges throughout the hours-long process. The Senate impeachment…

As Burr Demurs Investigating Intelligence Community Issues Surrounding ‘Whistleblower’ Complaint, All Eyes on Graham...

U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) is facing increasing pressure from his colleagues and from outside the U.S. Senate to do more than he has done so far in investigating the intelligence community “whistleblower” complaint against President Donald Trump. If Burr does not step up to the task, many are…

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