Senior United States Senator Richard Burr is an American businessman and politician. He has served as a senior U.S. Senator from North Carolina under the Democrats since 2005.
He was a member of the United States House of Representatives. He is also the dean of the congressional delegation in North Carolina. He is a member of the Republican party. Prior to his political career, he worked for seventeen years in private business with Carswell Distributing.
Burr was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, on 30th November 1955. He graduated from the Richard J. Reynolds High School. Afterward, he enrolled at Wake Forest University, where he earned a B.A. in 1978.
Subsequently, Senator Richard Mauze Burr worked as a sales manager for a lawn equipment distribution company in private business with Carswell Distributing for seventeen years. He also served as a board member of Brenner Children’s Hospital in North Carolina.
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Here’s our collection of the best Richard Burr Quotes:
Richard Burr Quotes on Politics & Government
This is fine.Richard Burr
Increased funding for the Weatherization Assistance Program is a priority for the Bush Administration, and I am pleased that many families in North Carolina will benefit from this increase.Richard Burr
The inconveniences we faced within this state are minor compared to… New Orleans.Richard Burr
Although he was a brilliant businessman, in my mind, Dick Spangler will best be remembered in our state for his commitment to education and what it means for lifting individuals out of poverty, giving them a path for learning, and expressing their individuality.Richard Burr
We remember Ronald Reagan as a man who maximized his gifts from an unknown to an actor to a Governor to the leader of the Free World.Richard Burr
Politics isn’t fun.Richard Burr
Vladimir Putin is not our friend and never has been.Richard Burr
I can’t influence or impact where the NRA goes and spends money.Richard Burr
Americans were promised that Obamacare would lower their premiums and that they could keep their current plan if they liked it, but that’s not what Americans got.Richard Burr
Many times, disagreements between the two political parties in Washington get all the headlines. What’s not reported is the fact that Republicans and Democrats agree on where we want to go, but we disagree on how we’re going to get there.Richard Burr
Russia has conducted a coordinated cyberattack on state election systems and hacked critical infrastructure. They have used social media to sow chaos and discord in our society. They have beaten and harassed U.S. diplomats and violated anti-proliferation treaties.Richard Burr
Congress must not do something just for the sake of doing something. We must carefully and thoughtfully consider the implications of any action and whether that action will help or hinder our ultimate mission of protecting U.S. citizens from terror.Richard Burr
They usually pray for the governing body that they make the right decisions during the year.Richard Burr
In the United States Senate, we cannot do great things without reaching across the aisle and working together – and I look forward to the challenges ahead.Richard Burr
From an institution standpoint, I want the American people to understand that the Senate can function, even on the most serious things.Richard Burr
Repeal of the individual AMT has been a fundamental element of Republican tax reform campaign promises for years.Richard Burr
ISIL is more threatening to the Muslim world than it is to western civilization.Richard Burr
We must make clear that the United States will not tolerate hostile Russian activities against us or our allies.Richard Burr
I’ve learned with Donald Trump – take him at his word.Richard Burr
Richard Burr Quotes on Security/ Healthcare
The terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, changed the way we think about security.Richard Burr
Although we must change the ways we protect our country, we must also guard against policies that appear attractive but offer little real protection and may even impede our ability to protect ourselves.Richard Burr
Our best line of defense, trying to keep this nation safe and secure, is an effective intelligence-gathering capability, with robust congressional oversight.Richard Burr
They are the difference between (local) care and going for a lengthy drive, … The challenge is how you maintain this to be the preferred health care provider for people in this area.Richard Burr
Richard Burr Quotes on Environment/ Economy
It is critical that we have a comprehensive energy plan to provide affordable and reliable supplies of energy so that our economy will not be dependent on foreign sources of energy.Richard Burr
We often take for granted that our lights will come on when we flip the light switch, but the reality is that our reliability standards and the current state of the transmission grid leave us all vulnerable to blackouts.Richard Burr
The challenge for us is that if we only address the uninsured and we only have resources to reimburse 90 percent on the dollar (for Medicaid costs), then where are you.Richard Burr
Richard Burr Quotes on Unity
There is no limit to our ability and potential when we, as a nation and as a people, work together.Richard Burr
The strongest tool we, as Americans, have is our ability to rally together and to find solutions with unity of purpose.Richard Burr
Other Richard Burr Quotes
I listen to anything country and anything classical. Two great extremes.Richard Burr
One is only susceptible to lobbying if they’re weak and they trust what an individual tells them without verification.Richard Burr
If there are witnesses the government interviewed who suggest other people were involved or that Tim McVeigh was not involved, those are critical matters that would have to be investigated.Richard Burr
I’d love to tell you that something is going to change tomorrow. But the reality is that it won’t.Richard Burr
Apple exists as a corporate entity with the protections provided by U.S. laws, but it cannot be allowed to pick and choose when to abide by those laws as it sees fit.Richard Burr
How did ISIL grow? It’s real simple: social media.Richard Burr
It’s human nature to make the complex manageable and determine things that fit your conclusions. That’s bias.Richard Burr
When I’m really in the car, I’ll cut on Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons.’ That’s probably the thing that’s soothing to me the most.Richard Burr
I never envisioned retiring out of the Congress.Richard Burr
I’m not opposed – we manufacture a lot of socks in North Carolina – I just choose not to wear them. It’s a Southern thing. It’s a cultural thing.Richard Burr
Donald Trump was an entertainer and is in many ways.Richard Burr
I had the longest judicial vacancy in the history of the United States – on the Eastern District of North Carolina. Not many people know that.Richard Burr
No one can get to the Right of me.Richard Burr
A dynamic praying church must be built from the inside out, employing all four levels of prayer: the secret closet, the family altar, small group praying and finally, the congregational setting.Richard Burr
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