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“The tragic high mortality rate in your state’s nursing homes shows more was needed but wasn’t provided,” Burr told Levine.Exchange between GOP senator, transgender nominee draws fire from Democrats|Dan Diamond, Samantha Schmidt|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
“As the country continues to concentrate efforts on battling the challenges presented by covid-19, Senator Burr’s focus will remain on the safety and security of North Carolinians and the United States as a whole,” Fisher said.
Burr was one of a number of senators to come under investigation last year for stock sales they made before the pandemic’s effect on the markets.
Although the Justice Department has closed its investigations into three other senators, the investigation of Burr is still in progress.
Burr’s office said the lawmaker notified the Senate Ethics Committee before the sale.Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate|by Robert Faturechi|December 10, 2020|ProPublica
Weeks retained an unparalleled legal team, which included bitter political rivals Hamilton and Burr.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Burr and Corker and I will be working closely together on everything,” McCain said.
McCain said he, Corker, and Burr are also interested in pursuing more vigorous oversight of the Iran deal as well.
The plan unveiled last January by Hatch, Coburn and Burr is a good foundation.
Certainly Weaver has been the burr under Palmer's saddle for almost his entire career.
The old dog stuck to her like a burr, and she had not the heart to take up a stick to enforce obedience.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Although the trial involved many political entanglements, Burr was finally acquitted.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
Philip Burr led them into a back street, where his own handsome automobile was placed at their service.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Then there came a jar, a burr of wheels and springs, and the tinkle of silver-toned metal striking nine.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
It simply walked straight over it, and when it had passed there was not a burr left on the stalks.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur