Richard Burr, Republican senator and chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is getting it in the neck for making money out of the pandemic. He offloaded millions of dollars in stock after receiving private briefings about the coronavirus outbreak, but before markets crashed, all the while continuing to talk the severity of the virus down in public. Other senators have also been fingered but they have said their portfolios are managed by others and they were not aware of the sales. Burr is the only one who said he was directly involved but that his decision was not insider trading but based on news reports. It has been illegal for members of Congress and other government employees to trade on secret briefings since the passage of the 2012 “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act”.
Burr, born 30 November 1955 in Virginia, is a Sun Mercury in Sagittarius in an expansive and supercharged square to Jupiter in Virgo and Pluto in late Leo. He also has an uber-determined Mars in Scorpio in an uncompromising square to Uranus, so likes taking risks and dislikes interference in his plans.
Both tr Saturn and his Solar Arc Saturn are due to square his Mars for a major setback through from early April to mid June in the case of the transit and the Solar Arc over several months. All of that looks considerably unsettling and bad-tempered. With more hitches and glitches in 2021/22 as tr Saturn opposes his Uranus followed by Solar Arc Saturn.
He does have a strongly aspected 10th Harmonic chart which is the fickle-finger-of-fate one which throws the individual high and then the wheel of fortune turns and it goes the other way.