Richard Burr

The “Do something” gun bill proposed in the US Senate has the support of both North Carolina Republican Senators – Thom Tillis and Richard Burr. It also had support from a dozen other GOP Senators.

In Hour 3 of the program, Pete talks about a story about the highest population of rats in the state of North Carolina as well as talks about the scandal involving Senator Richard Burr's alleged insider training. To wrap the show, Pete wonders why "Sweet Caroline" is played at Fenway Park and Bank of America Stadium. 

McCrory, 64, spent fourteen years as Charlotte's Mayor from 1995 to 2009 before taking over as North Carolina's Governor in 2013. He lost his reelection bid to Roy Cooper in 2016 by a narrow margin of 10,277 votes. It was also the only gubernatorial seat to flip from Republican to Democratic five years ago.

"The key thing for everybody to note is the Republican party across the board was deeply disappointed with Senator Burr's vote, particularly after he declared the trial to be unconstitutional," North Carolina GOP chairman Michael Whatley said Tuesday on WBT's Bo Thompson Morning Show. 

"North Carolina Republicans sent Senator Burr to the United States Senate to uphold the Constitution and his vote today to convict in a trial that he declared unconstitutional is shocking and disappointing," NC GOP Chairman Michael Whatley said in a statement.