Senate Intelligence Committee chair and Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) sold off a load of stock recently. According to Gizmodo, Sen. Burr sold off between $562,029 and $1.56 million in stock. Burr's move came just a few weeks before telling wealthy constituents in private that the global spread of the coronavirus would be “akin to the 1918 pandemic.' It was also while he was in a position to receive briefings from intelligence agencies on the matter. On Feb.