The North Carolina Republican Party is set to vote later today to censure Senator Richard Burr for his vote to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against Congress. North Carolina’s GOP Chair Michael Whatley said his vote “in a trial that he declared unconstitutional is shocking and disappointing.”
The Republican map looks favorable in 2022. And in normal years, the party that doesn’t hold the White House typically does well in the mid-terms election. So the GOP has high hopes for their chances to retake power in two years.
Senators and congresspeople have access to information that the American public doesn’t. It is expected that they don’t use these inside information to make money in the stock market.
But a number of Republicans made questionable stock trades during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Richard Burr was among them. As a result, the North Carolina Republican stepped down as Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee in May of 2020.
The DOJ has launched an investigation into Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), who dumped millions of dollars in stock just before the coronavirus crisis hit.
Three Senate Republicans who voted to acquit Donald Trump in the impeachment trial used insider information to sell stocks and save money before the coronavirus crash.
Sen. Richard Burr was heard on a leaked tape giving early warning on the coronavirus to rich donors as Trump downplayed the situation
The Senate Intelligence Committee has referred perjury cases to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Friday. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and Burr’s committee has done its own investigation into the same matter. Burr disclosed that after witnesses were questioned in the Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe several were suspected of lying.
"There were a lot more states," Republican Senator Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told reporters at the U.S. Capitol.
Republican Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) admitted to a North Carolina news station that it's unlikely Republicans will reach a deal to repeal and replace Obamacare.
"If Hillary Clinton becomes president, I am going to do everything I can to make sure four years from now, we still got an opening on the Supreme Court.”
CNN has obtained audio of North Carolina GOP Senator Richard Burr joking about gun owners putting a "bullseye" on Hillary Clinton.
Democrats have already reached an important marker in the battle to take back the Senate. Democratic candidates now lead enough states to take back the Senate from Mitch McConnell and the Republican Party.
Ted Cruz is so hated by some his fellow Republicans that Sen. Ricard Burr (R-NC) told supporters at a fundraiser for his reelection that he will support Bernie Sanders if Cruz wins the Republican nomination.
GOP Senators killed amendments requiring Keystone oil be kept in the U.S., and mandating that the pipeline be built with U.S. steel.
Sen. Richard Burr tried to politicize the VA scandal by criticizing the veterans groups for not calling for the resignation of Secretary Shinseki. Veterans groups responded by blistering Burr and Congress for politicizing the scandal.
After Sen. Jim Bunning gave up his filibuster, the Senate quickly passed an extension of jobless benefits 78-19. All 19 of the no votes were from Republicans, and of those eight of them came from states that face higher than the national average unemployment rates and seven of these senators come from the South. This is the kind of ideologically driven vote that could come back to haunt Republicans in November.