Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr has sold his personal stocks worth over $2 million late February, right before coronavirus fears crippled U.S. stock markets in a wave of historic lows. 

According to the report on U.S.-based news outlet NPR, North Carolina Senator Burr, also the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, warned his close circles three weeks ago to prepare for dire economic effects of the coronavirus, according to a secret recording obtained.

“Sen. Richard Burr sold personal stocks worth between $628,000 and $1.72 million in 33 separate transactions on Feb. 13, before the recent market volatility, public disclosures

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