What Should Happen to Richard Burr?

The posterchild of yet another coronavirus scandal.

Senator Richard Burr. Source: NPR

Last Friday, a news story broke that should have ended the careers of everyone involved. As reported by ProPublica, several United States senators, including Richard Burr of North Carolina and Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, were caught buying and selling stocks based on coronavirus fears. They saved thousands of dollars…

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