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Problems may be getting BIGGER for Richard Burr

      We’ve told you about the FBI seizing his phone,  the insider trading allegations, and all that.   Now, it appears our senior US senator may be entangled in a possible gambling scandal:   News that Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) may have acted…

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Vultures already circling Richard Burr? (TIMMY for Senate ???)

    Things are looking rough for US senator Richard Burr.  The FBI is paying a lot of attention to him.  (They have his iPhone, as well.). He’s lost his committee chairmanship.     If, for some reason, Richard Burr were to leave office early…

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Burr steps down as Intel committee chairman

      This Richard Burr-stock market story has grown some legs and really picked up some traction:   U.S. Sen. Richard Burr is stepping down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee as a federal probe of his financial activities in the early days…

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OMG: FBI seizes Senator Burr’s cell phone

    If there was ANYBODY who could divert the nation’s attention from the coronavirus,  it would be our senior US senator:   Federal agents seized a cellphone belonging to a prominent Republican senator on Wednesday night as part of the Justice Department’s investigation into…

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All In The (Burr) Family?

    We told you earlier about our senior US senator’s stock market transactions right at the start of this whole coronavirus brouhaha.  Folks from both sides of the aisle called for a probe into Richard Burr’s activities.   Now, it’s being reported that the…

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From Russia — um, RICHARD, with Love

    No, it’s not the title of Daniel Craig’s swan song as the fabled agent 007.   We’re talking about the latest buffoonery from our special-needs senior US senator who has allowed Democrats to hijack the committee he chairs:   In a bipartisan report,…

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GOPe: Throwing Richard Burr under the bus?

      It’s one thing to see conservatives and RINOs squabble, but it definitely IS a head scratcher when a RINO-on-RINO fracas breaks out.     For instance, take this campaign release from Georgia’s appointed US senator Kelly Loeffler (R):   Hmmm.   Loeffler…

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ANOTHER Richard Burr stock market scandal?

    We all know about the stock sales just before the coronavirus lockdown crashed the economy.   This time,  it apparently involves a Dutch fertilizer company:   The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, sold off almost $47,000 dollars worth of shares…

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Anger “building” in DC over Burr coronavirus investing

  Some people are dismissing the hubbub as pro-Trump forces paying our senior senator back for giving the Democrats so much help during the Russian collusion hoax.   Some are dismissing it as liberals and Democrats trying to score points on a hapless GOP incumbent….

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Richard Burr, lawyering up.

  He’s been hit with all kinds of bad publicity about his stock trades that coincided with special briefings he received as Intelligence Committee chairman.  One investor has filed suit against him in federal court.     Now, it appears the US Justice Department as…