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Richard Burr

U.S. Senator from North Carolina

Winston-Salem, NC

Joined on 18 February, 2009

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My statement on the passing of Marc Basnight, who led the North Carolina Senate for nearly two decades:

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On Tuesday @ 9:30 AM, Senate Intel will hold its nomination hearing for the Director of National Intelligence.

While attendance will be limited due to current public health guidelines, the hearing will be livestreamed here:

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I want to wish a blessed Ramadan to all who will be observing a month of fasting and prayer.

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In reviewing the ICA, the Senate Intelligence Committee looked at two key questions:
▪️Did the final product meet the initial task given by the President
▪️Was the analysis supported by the intelligence presented?
We found the ICA met both criteria.

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With the 2020 presidential election approaching, it’s more important than ever that we remain vigilant against the threat of interference from hostile foreign actors.

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One of the ICA’s most important conclusions was that Russia’s aggressive interference efforts should be considered ‘the new normal.’
That warning has been borne out, as Russia and its imitators increasingly use information warfare to sow societal chaos and discord.

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Today, the Senate Intel Committee released the fourth and penultimate volume in our bipartisan Russia investigation, which examines the 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment that identified Russian election interference:

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If you did not file a 2018 or 2019 tax return but do have dependents, register with the IRS by *Wednesday, 4/22 @ 12PM ET* to make sure you automatically receive an additional $500 per eligible child when you receive your $1,200 Economic Impact Payment.

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Until then, you can #FindYourPark (virtually) from the safety of your own home. 2/2

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#NationalParksWeek is a chance for us to celebrate the beauty of our country and the benefits of smart conservation. While some of our national parks are sadly closed today, they’ll all be waiting for us when the time is right to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. 1/2

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“He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.”

Matthew 28:6

Wishing everyone a beautiful #EasterSunday, as even in difficult times we celebrate the hope we have through Christ’s resurrection.

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I hope everyone has a happy and blessed #GoodFriday.

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This is exactly how the #PaycheckProtectionProgram is supposed to work.
Small businesses like @bittyandbeaus and their employees are part of the glue that hold our communities together.

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While families and friends may not be able to physically gather this year, faith will always be an important part of how we come together.  

Brooke and I wish everyone celebrating a Happy Passover.

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You can apply for a #PaycheckProtectionProgram loan for your small business at your local SBA-approved bank.

For more information and the latest guidance on approved lenders, visit .

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The #PaycheckProtectionProgram is an inclusive program for more than just traditional small businesses. Non-profits, veterans groups, the self-employed, and independent contractors may all be eligible if they meet @SBAgov requirements. Check out more here:

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REMINDER: Right now, small businesses can apply for new loans through the #PaycheckProtectionProgram.

These @SBAgov forgivable loans will help #smallbiz keep employees on payroll and provide vital cash-flow assistance as we combat #coronavirus.

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If you operate a small businesses or other eligible organization and are struggling under the current #COVID19 crisis, I strongly recommend learning more about the #PayrollProtectionProgram and other available options from @SBAgov. 3/3

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Right now, small businesses can apply for loans that can be forgiven in full if the employer maintains a full payroll over eight weeks and uses the loan for payroll and other essential expenses like rent, mortgage, or utilities. 2/3

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