DOJ Drops Investigation Into Senators, Except One

The Justice Department is dropping its investigation into three U.S. senators who sold stocks early in the coronavirus pandemic but zeroing in on their investigation into Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., Fox News is told.

The DOJ has ended its investigation into Sens. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., as first reported by the Wall Street Journal, Fox News has confirmed.

The four senators all sold large amounts of stock just after closed-door briefings about the impending threat of the coronavirus pandemic, in some cases saving them hundreds of thousands of dollars. All of the lawmakers have denied any wrongdoing.

Feinstein, Loeffler and Inhofe all said their investment advisers made the trades and they didn’t learn of them until after the fact, but Burr had more direct involvement in dumping his stocks, according to reports.

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