#Bitbonics #Top5 Richard Burr

Updated: Mar 20

Today's #bitbonics twitter search was about Richard Burr. Here's the #Top5

Number 5

@AshaRangappa_ said, “So, I know people can be savvy investors but Richard Burr sold lawn equipment before he became a senator in 2005. How does one go from that, to a public servant salary, and amass $1.5 million in assets to begin with? juuuuust asking”

Number 4

@Yamiche said, “WOW.Soon after he offered public assurances that the government was ready to battle coronavirus, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr sold off between $582,029 and $1.56 million of his holdings on Feb. 13 in 29 separate transactions.”

Number 3

@annalecta said, “SCOOP: NC's GOP Senator Richard Burr told the public he was confident the govt can fight off COVID-19 the same time he & his wife sold up to ~$1.5 million stock in major corporations that ended up losing most of their value during the coronavirus pandemic”

Number 2

@waltshaub said, “Reminder: In 2012, the Senate passed the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act (STOCK Act) by a 93-2 vote. One of the two who voted against it was Richard Burr.”

Number 1

@RobertFaturechi said, “NEW: After assuring the public about the government's coronavirus preparedness, Senate Intel chair Richard Burr, in one day, sold off up to $1.6 million is stock. A week later, the market began its fall. His committee was receiving daily briefings.”