Richard Burr to step down as Intelligence Committee chairman

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North Carolina senator Richard Burr has stepped down as chairman of the Senate intelligence committee after the F. B. I. served a search warrant for his phone as part of an ongoing insider trading investigation tied to the corona virus pandemic that marks a significant escalation into the justice department's investigation into whether or not Byrd broke the law with a well timed sale of stocks before the corona virus caused markets to plummet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced bers decision to step aside saying he amber had agreed it was in the Senate's best

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