Donald Trump came to Washington, D.C. promising to drain the swamp.
Trump wanted to root out corruption regardless of party affiliation.
And now William Barr announced one investigation that could land this RINO behind bars.
One scandal that made Americans sick to their stomach was the report that North Carolina RINO Senator Richard Burr allegedly exploited his position as Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee to enrich himself at the expense of the American people.
In February, Burr sold up to $1.7 million worth of stock one week before the coronavirus Wall Street meltdown where the Dow lost 10,000 points over the course of a month.
What made matters worse was that Burr allegedly sold this stock after receiving a confidential briefing on the dangers the coronavirus posed to America.
Critics accuse Burr of publicly telling the American people the economy was fine and there was nothing to worry about while at the same time dumping his stocks to make sure he made his money before the market crashed.
But now there may be some accountability.
The Justice Department announced an investigation into Burr’s stock transactions for possible insider trading law violations.
The Wall Street Journal reported, “The Justice Department is examining whether lawmakers traded ahead of the market turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic based on confidential briefings they received, according to a person familiar with the matter.
As part of that inquiry, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has reached out to Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), said the person.”
A Senator using their position of power to exploit a crisis for financial gain is exactly the type of swamp behavior Donald Trump was elected to put a stop to.
Americans don’t care which party a Senator who allegedly takes advantage of the coronavirus crisis belongs to.
They just want to see that the rules are applied fairly.
Renewed Right will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.