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Senator Richard Burr sells shares of hospitality companies in February, after receiving classified intelligence briefings on the likely ramifications of the coronavirus

It looks as though Republican Senator Richard Burr, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, liquidated a sizable percentage of his stock holdings shortly after receiving a classified briefing on the impact of the coronavirus on America. According to reporting from ProPublica, Burr, in 33 separate transactions, sold between $628,000 and $1.72 million in stock […]

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Trump intervenes on behalf of a Chinese state-owned telecom days after a $500 million Chinese government investment in a Trump property is announced

Like a lot of folks, I was puzzled as to why Donald “America First” Trump had begun advocating for the Commerce Department to intervene on behalf of a Chinese telecom company – especially one that stands accused of espionage by members of our intelligence community – demanding that we act fast in order to save […]

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