“This was a politically motivated attack shamelessly promoted by the fake news media," an aide to Sen. Kelly Loeffler said.
The Florida senator will temporarily replace Burr, who is under federal investigation for his recent stock sales, as chairman of the committee.
Sen. Richard Burr has stepped down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee against an FBI investigation into his stock trades.
The Republican senator is under investigation for selling stocks after attending a briefing on the potential impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The powerful Republican sold between $628,000 and $1.72 million worth of holdings as the coronavirus pandemic first began to spread around the U.S.
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The Georgia Senator came under fire last month after she and her husband dumped substantial portions of their portfolio after a series of private congressional briefings on the then-burgeoning pandemic.
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler said she had no knowledge of the sales, and Sen. Richard Burr said his decision was based on reports out of Asia amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
During the 2008 financial crisis, he withdrew as much money as possible from the ATM. This time, he dumped his stocks before the coronavirus crisis fully took hold.